Category Archives: Kenner

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:Minimate Mini-Review #78 - New York City Mayor … Continue reading

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Hasbro's 35 years of progress

Sent in by a reader: And now, some more OAFEry:When did they reinstate the draft? Legendary Monsters (Take 2) Rustin's Spoils of the Week #12 The Hero Project Rustin's Spoils of the Week #37

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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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Rocket Firing Boba Fett addendum

Since we reviewed the Rocket Firing Boba Fett today, we thought you might like some more info about the figure. For instance, here's the first take on the mailaway offer: And now, some more OAFEry:Meet "Unisithy" The evil conspiracy behind … Continue reading

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