Category Archives: commentary

Who's made the most Alien figures?

Today, NECA had something interesting to say on Twitter: In 37 years of ALIEN no one has ever come close to building the collection & universe that we have assembled here — NECA (@NECA_TOYS) April 27, 2016 And now, … Continue reading

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GI Joe no more

Well that was a hyperbolic headline, wasn't it? The actual story is merely that, as suspected, the end of Fun Publications being in charge of the GI Joe Collectors' Club appears to mean the end of the Club as a … Continue reading

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Captain Phasma addendum: Star Wars' mic drop

Today we reviewed Captain Phasma, whose popularity has more to do with a cool design than anything she actually did on-screen. But unsurprisingly, there was at least one stunted man-child who never liked her at all. Last August, the official … Continue reading

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The #WheresRey people don't know what they're talking about

When it comes to fandoms, I don't mind if you come into my house, but don't take a huge crap on my floor. And now, some more OAFEry:Star Wars Gamorrean Guard addendum Rustin's Spoils of the Week #103 Minimate Mini-Review … Continue reading

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Don't you hate it when...

So you dream about toys? I do. Not every night or anything, but every few months or so I'll have a dream about going toy shopping, like I did last night. I'd been sent to the store by my family … Continue reading

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Remedial Reading for Dummies

Ladies and gentlemen: the story you are about to hear is true. Only the names have been changed to protect the idiots. And now, some more OAFEry:Rustin's Spoils of the Week #163 Rustin's Spoils of the Week #171, Part 1 … Continue reading

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What happened to the discount stores?

It's nearly Christmastime, isn't it? This is usually the time of year when stores start stocking up on toys. It's when we start looking for bargains and knockoffs and all the things that were supposed to ship to real stores … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: What (was) UNIT:E?

Remember when we told you about UNIT:E, the mystery project that Hasbro was working on? Well, we finally know more about it, but don't get your hopes up. And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' through Previews - August '12 Flippin' through … Continue reading

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Lego Dimensions gets a little underhanded

You're familiar with the new Lego Dimensions game, yes? The one with all the cool properties, that works like Skylanders or Amiibos or Disney Infinity? Of course you are! You're probably drooling over the thought of Doctor Who and Portal … Continue reading

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The evil conspiracy behind Force Friday

If you went out Star Wars shopping on Force Friday, you probably found the same thing all of us did: a whole lot of disappointment, as stores quickly sold out of their product. If you're a sane person, you probably … Continue reading

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