Monthly Archives: May 2023

Hot Wheels Character Cars Aang and Appa reviews

It's been a long time since we've reviewed any Character Cars, huh? I almost wondered if they'd stopped making them. But geeze, what a great way to come back! Nickelodeon had its first Character Cars all the way back in … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: Generations Nightbeat

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our figure today is Hasbro's Transformers: Generations Nightbeat. Now, there was a Generations Nightbeat, under the "Thrilling 30" heading in 2014. It … Continue reading

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This week in comicshops - 05/31

Find out what toy-related items you can get at your local comicshop this Wednesday.

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The Theory of ALF-olution

Thanks to Green Lantern, we know the planet Melmac, in the Adromeda galaxy, exists in the DC Universe - but it turns out it also exists in the Marvel Universe! In the '80s, Marvel published an ALF comic that managed … Continue reading

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Final Faction: Alpha Team Cyberarms Weapons Pack exclusive review

Shift and Scope weren't the only ones to get specialized Weapons Packs in Series 2 of the Final Faction toys: team spy Torn also had a dedicated set, though it's very odd and not really what you'd normally think of … Continue reading

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OAFEnet Email Update for Thursday, May 25

Fall asleep to the gentle, soothing sounds of the OAFEnet Email Update.

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Super7 Animaniacs addendum

Unlike Yakko and Wakko, Dot does not have a signature song. It's not like Tress MacNeille can't sing, but "I'm Cute" is more of a trivia note than something memorable. Come on, guys, she could have sung the universe song … Continue reading

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Marvel Legends: dat (tall) body

With Vulcan, Hasbro introduced a third "pectoral hinges" torso, this one flatter and taller than the other two: Here's a list of everyone who uses it: Vulcan Morph Black Panther Star-Lord Banshee Forge Gambit Corsair Nighthawk Now we can link … Continue reading

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This week in comicshops - 05/24

Find out what toy-related items you can get at your local comicshop this Wednesday.

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Ace is the place with the helpful hardware Newtypes

I knew hardware stores had pretty much everything, but I wasn't expecting this! (via) And now, some more OAFEry:Spread the Gundam love Psycho Castle (qu'est-ce que c'est) Gundam Style Free Gundam movies Pilgrim Gundam

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