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An observation

It’s kinda interesting how much the reissues of NECA Ultimates can be different from older releases of ostensibly the same item. And now, some more OAFEry:Rustin's Spoils of the Week #139 Rustin's Spoils of the Week #29 Flippin' through Previews … Continue reading

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March of the Spinosauruses

Decided to become a serious Spinosaurus collector. And now, some more OAFEry:Dino Dudes Beasts of the Mesozoic: Ceratopsian Series Safari Ltd. Feathered Tyrannosaurus Rex addendum Transformers BotBots Stinkosaurus Rex review It's the circle of life

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Oh no, not again!

Once again, my sincerest apologies. And now, some more OAFEry:Rustin's Spoils of the Week #141 Flippin' through Previews - May '15 Toy Shop Gotta drink 'em all Alien vs. Predator mini-comic tribute

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Detective Pikachu, no!

And now, some more OAFEry:Barack Obama sings the Pokemon themesong Flippin' through Previews - November '14 Rustin's Spoils of the Week #171, Part 2 Flippin' through Previews - February '15 Mattel's stupid SDCC 2018 plan

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Aggressive sales tactics

And now, some more OAFEry:"Secret Wars: Carol Corps" #1 variant Spoilers on toys Marvel Legends Mystique addendum Avengers (Gamerverse) Comic Series: Mar-Vell review Marvel Legends: Captain Marvel review

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Jim Morrison would be proud

And now, some more OAFEry:Disney Infinity is dead, and toys killed it Star Wars: The Rise of Who? Minimate Mini-Review #133 - Daredevil & Sin-Eater Marvel Legends "Big Time" Spider-Man addendum Toys spark joy

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Star Wars Black Series Han Solo with Tauntaun review

So I found the new Black Series Han and Tauntaun set yesterday, and... well. And now, some more OAFEry:The top five Star Wars Expanded Universe characters Rustin's Spoils of the Week #37 Rustin's Spoils of the Week #32 Rustin's Spoils … Continue reading

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Grail Tales - Ed the Hyena

This is the first in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of pieces where we discuss the story behind acquiring a "grail" action figure. So I'm one of those action figure collectors who never left the hobby. I've heard … Continue reading

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Gothitropolis: Flamingus FANtastic Exclusive review

For all the technical details on the sculpt (absolutely no complaints) and the articulation (there's plenty of it, but it might require some boiling/freezing to get moving), please visit our Decimus Hrabban review - this review is just about the … Continue reading

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Gothitropolis: bone wings FANtastic Exclusive review

One of the final reveals during the Four Horsemen's Gothitropolis Ravens Kickstarter campaign was also one of the coolest. In addition to all the different colored wing sets to match the different birds, there would also be a final, all-new … Continue reading

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