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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. Funko Pop! Movies: Starship Troopers Warrior Bug (#1051) review Never Forget The slippery … Continue reading

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Robin's New 52 costume history

Today's review of DC Multiverse Red Robin said that all the New 52 Robins have worn their own unique suits. Take a look: And now, some more OAFEry:Batman becomes high art Spoilers on toys Flippin' through Previews - September '15 … Continue reading

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X-Men Retro Collection Storm addendum

So, what color is Storm's outfit, and why can't people agree on it? And now, some more OAFEry:Kotobukiya X-Men Jean Grey Bishoujo Statue Rustin's Spoils of the Week #7 Infinity War trailer made with toys ATFC '11 - Day 1: … Continue reading

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Minimate Mini-Review #389 - Strong Guy

#389 - Strong Guy And now, some more OAFEry:Minimate Mini-Review #351 - Mojo & Spiral Here's to Sam Elliott! Minimate Mini-Review #151 - Marvel Minimates TRU Series 13 Deadpool 2 Cable addendum Plot Points of Future Past

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You are not the world's biggest Transformers fan

Or at least not the biggest sucker, because it's bad form on our part to equate "fandom" with "blind willingness to spend money." Anyway, some bloke spent $150,000 on the Transformers: Earth Wars game. And now, some more OAFEry:News item: … Continue reading

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Nighthawk Begins

As you learned today, Nighthawk takes his name from a fandom hoax. At least, that's the story Roy Thomas tells: Richard Kyle had once pulled a fandom hoax by making fanzine-publishers Don and Maggie Thompson print a piece about an … Continue reading

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Marvel Legends: Captain Marvel review

And now, some more OAFEry:RIP Stan Lee ML6: Thor review Rustin's Spoils of the Week #177 The Avengers trailer - Marvel Legends style Soon Forget: Professor X

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Miles Morales and Spider-Gwen two-pack review

It's been a week since Into the Spider-Verse opened, and while we won't be getting into spoilers today, I think we can all agree the film is fantastic. However, when it comes to toys, things are rather lacking. And now, … Continue reading

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Two-- no, THREE surprising pieces of Toys "R" Us news

First, The Washington Post reported that two of the three owners of TRU have set aside money to give the ex-workers severance pay: Bain Capital and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts - two of the three firms that bought Toys R Us … Continue reading

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Why I'm not excited about Hasbro's SDCC sale

Tomorrow at some indeterminate time, Hasbro's Comic-Con exclusives will go up for sale on their site. And honestly, it's a little hard to care. Let's look at some of the more interesting offerings: And now, some more OAFEry:Marvel Legends Doc … Continue reading

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