Category Archives: Kenner

Dress like Bruce Wayne

Remember Kenner's Bruce Wayne figure? Now you can wear his same shirt! Shame it's not a turtleneck. And now, some more OAFEry:Rustin's Spoils of the Week #125 Sam Fisher doing the splits ATFC '16 - Day 3: DST - Diamond … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: R'Zor Predator

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our figure today is Kenner's R-Zor Warrior. In 1994, Kenner had plans to add "Predator Hunters" to the ranks of the Space … Continue reading

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Alien vs. Predator mini-comic tribute

In honor of their Alien vs. Predator Action Figure 2-Pack, NECA re-created portions of the original minicomic using their figures: It would have been cool if, instead of of just reprinting the comic, they'd done the whole thing this way. … Continue reading

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I seem to recognize your face - George Carlin

This is the second in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of pieces pointing out odd action figures of unlikely actors. People known more as character actors than action stars, and thus unlikely candidates for plastic representation. Our honoree … Continue reading

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Gargoyles: Xanatos addendum

Do you notice anything odd about the main picture in today's Xanatos (w/ Steel Clan Battle Armor) review?

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Batman becomes high art

Robert Burden is the artist who became famous for his stylish oil painting of Battle Cat (followed up by lots of other toys). Here's a piece he did starring Kenner's Batman toys: You'll want to see that at a bigger … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #118

Ho-lee bejamberust!!!! WHAT A WEEK!!! Ever wanted something freshly released, Rustin? Well here it ALL is! Brand new Pacific Rim, brand new Predators, brand new GI Joe, brand new TMNT AND a complete set of Adam West Batman figures - … Continue reading

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Clever Ghostbusters display

Egon, Venkman, Ray and Winston go to work while Dana and Louis look on: Characters by Mattel. Ecto-1 and headquarters by Kenner. Stay-Puft by not wearing a condom. And now, some more OAFEry:SDCC 2011 - Day 3, Saturday ATFC '11 … Continue reading

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Hasbro's 35 years of progress

Sent in by a reader: And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' Through Previews - June '11 Disney Infinity is dead, and toys killed it Rustin's Spoils of the Week #4 Han Solo - part of your complete breakfast Popular toys of … Continue reading

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A different kind of "vintage" Darth Maul

Today, I reviewed the Star Wars Vintage Collection Darth Maul, and it's a really cool figure. However, it's undeniably a modern figure - they can put it on whatever kind of card they want, it's still clearly designed and modeled … Continue reading

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