Category Archives: cancelled toys

The Aliens/TMNT crossover that never was

You've seen He-Man, you've seen Star Wars, but now how about the Xenomorphs? No, not like that! And now, some more OAFEry:NECA TMNT addendum Krang's alternate bodies Rustin's Spoils of the Week #29 Flippin' through Previews - May '12 Teenage … Continue reading

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TMNT Ultimates: Scratch addendum

Like Antrax, Scratch had a long path to toy-hood. In 1990, prolific TMNT character designer Ryan Brown pitched a set based on Edward Lear's 1870 poem "The Owl and the Pussy-Cat" - you know, really tapping into the hottest trends … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: X-Men Flying Fighters

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our figures today are ToyBiz's "Flying Fighters." Although today's review said Maggott never got an action figure in the '90s, he very … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: Jurassic Park Styracosaurus

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our figure today is Hasbro's Jurassic Park Styracosaurus. Today's Hammond Collection Triceratops review compared Mattel's work to that of David Silva's Beasts … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: Frog Thor

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our subject today is ToyBiz's Frog Thor. At SDCC 2006, ToyBiz, knowing their time with the Marvel license was coming to an … Continue reading

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Ninja Spawn addendum

Officially, Ninja Spawn's first appearance is in Spawn #297, in a panel showcasing a bunch of popular action figures alternate Spawns: It's nice, but he'd already appeared more than a dozen years earlier. And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' Through Previews … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: Titanium Soundblaster with Ravage

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our figure today is Hasbro's Titanium Soundblaster. The 6" Transformers Titanium Series line had some decent figure, but also some of the … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: The Mummy Minimates

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our figure today is The Mummy Minimates four-pack. This set would have been part of Series 3 of the Universal Monsters Minimates … Continue reading

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TMNT: "Antrax addendum" addendum!

Yeah, you read that right, this is an addendum to an addendum. Last week we told you about all the steps it took for Antrax to become a real character, beginning with this Mega Mutant concept: And now, some more … Continue reading

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TMNT: Antrax addendum

Remember the saga of Baxter Stockman, and how two unrelated characters were combined into the fly we know today? He was far from the only time that happened. And now, some more OAFEry:Soon Forget: Playmates Mirage TMNT Rustin's Spoils of … Continue reading

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