Category Archives: commentary

Well that's just gross

NECA has opened preorders for a second round of their TMNT Lootcrates, and this is how they've chosen to advertise it: So that's what we're doing? We're just advertising directly to resellers, now? The idea was probably supposed to be … Continue reading

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Crisis of Wasted Potential

The toy license Todd McFarlane has: The toy license Todd McFarlane thinks he has: (via) And now, some more OAFEry:Hal Jordan is a Pedophile Rustin's Spoils of the Week #27 BtAS Riddler addendum Rustin's Spoils of the Week #162 Flippin' … Continue reading

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WTF, Walmart?

Yesterday, I got an email from Walmart saying they'd canceled my McFarlane Deathstroke preorder. So I went on their website and just ordered it because apparently it was in stock and ready to be delivered? What the hell is going … Continue reading

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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:Soon Forget: R'Zor Predator Rustin's Spoils of the Week #107 Prometheus: Fifield addendum Happy Aliens … Continue reading

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How to become a single parent

Remember this couple, where the guy refused to stop buying Funko POP!s and pissed off his girlfriend? Well, good news: it's not always the collectors who are the a-holes in a relationship. Another AITA post has come up, this time … Continue reading

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Preorder NECA's TMNT movie Tokka and Rahzar

You heard right: NECA's making Tokka and Rahzar, and you can get yours now! Rather than repeat the colossal eff-ups they've had for their past couple Turtle exclusives, NECA is finally being smart about this set: from now until this … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: DC Multiverse "ToyBiz" Riddler

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our figure today is Mattel's Riddler. This figure, shown off at Toy Fair 2019, is fundamentally identical to the DCUC16 Riddler, just … Continue reading

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There are no cops in Lego City

Like many companies, Lego released a statement supporting Black Lives Matter: Unlike a lot of companies (other than maybe Ben & Jerry's), they're not just stopping there.

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Brick lives matter

How we're spending our summer vacation: (Please note that what's happening in Minneapolis is not "racial" protests, it's a protest about the willful killing of a helpless man, a protest against police brutality. Calling it a racial protest suggests it's … Continue reading

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Thanks for (literally) nothing, Funko!

Funko has announced "frontline worker" POP!s, in honor of the Covid-19 workers. This sums up our thoughts pretty well: (via) And now, some more OAFEry:Yes, you are. Never Forget Rustin's Spoils of the Week #218 Rustin's Spoils of the Week … Continue reading

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