Category Archives: Mattel

Pokémon: Cubone (#FFJ98) review

We already looked at the big names and the new hotness, but now it's time for the best Pokémon. And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' through Previews - February '12 Rustin's Spoils of the Week #162 ATFC '16 - Day 2: … Continue reading

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Pokémon: Mimikyu (#FPM01) review

In addition to the multi-pack battle scenes, the Pokemon Mega Construx line features multiple series of single-packed Pokemon - including everybody's new favorite, Mimikyu. And now, some more OAFEry:Barack Obama sings the Pokemon themesong Putting the "poke" in "Pokemon" ATFC … Continue reading

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The Santa Adam that could have been

Today's new Point of Articulation column, Super7 and the Ghost of Christmas Past, complained about Super7's poorly executed Holiday He-Man figure. That's a common sentiment, because a fan named Stuart Cameron created this digital mock-up of what everyone was hoping … Continue reading

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Imaginext Blind Bagged Figures Series 10

This is kind of an interesting series. It both seems to have specific themes within it (Fantasy, Modern World, Space) rather than the more typical mish-mash, and it includes Imaginext's very first straight-up remake of one of Mattel's classic figures … Continue reading

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Imaginext Blind Bagged Figures Series 9

Okay, this is a weird series... Like some previous ones it really favors only a few particular colors (as if there was a sale on them, or excess that needed to be used up) which is kind of a bummer … Continue reading

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Imaginext Blind Bagged Figures Series 8

The eighth series of the Imaginext Blind Bag Figures is pretty fun. There's a nice mix up characters, genres and colors here. And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' through Previews - October '12 Imaginext Blind Bagged Figures Series 3 Movie Maniacs … Continue reading

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Mattel's stupid SDCC 2018 plan

Mattel has always been the #1 name in bad decisions, especially when it comes to their convention exclusives. But this year, they really seem to have reached new heights of idiocy. Or is that depths? Here are the official instructions … Continue reading

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Harley Quinn addendum - MAFEX vs. Mattel

I just wanted to point something out: What a difference caring about your product can make! --yo And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' through Previews - May '15 Supervillain primary debate Rustin's Spoils of the Week #135.2 SDCC Panels 2012 - … Continue reading

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Hot Wheels Carbonator review

It's the end of the year, so this is going to be half review, half look-back. You've been warned. And now, some more OAFEry:Rustin's Spoils of the Week #125 False Advertising: Hot Wheels Rustin's Spoils of the Week #171, Part … Continue reading

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Hot Wheels Aisle Driver review

Well, huh. If this is #2 of 5, then I was wrong about Let's Go having that number, and presumably I haven't missed #4. Good to know! Born: 2017 Birthplace: El Segundo Designer: Hot Wheels Specialty: This souped-up, crazy cart … Continue reading

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