Category Archives: Mattel

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 - July '12 GI Joe retro packaging Rustin's Spoils of the … 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:Minimate Mini-Review #27 - Batman & Clayface Flippin' through Previews - February '14 A Super Awkward Thanksgiving Rustin's Spoils … 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 Rustin's Spoils of the Week #99 A real-life Hot Wheels jump … 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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Hot Wheels Pedal Driver review

Well, looks like I missed #4. Born: 2014 Birthplace: El Segundo, CA USA Designer: Hot Wheels Specialty: This single-seat pedal racer may look old school, but with a blown engine, side exhaust and plenty of style, it's geared up to … Continue reading

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I seem to recognize your face - Martin Landau

This is the latest 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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Multiverse DKR Joker addendum

This is the packaging art for Mattel's DC Multiverse "Dark Knight Returns" Joker: It is not drawn by Frank Miller. And now, some more OAFEry:Rustin's Spoils of the Week #84 Rustin's Spoils of the Week #89 Rustin's Spoils of the … Continue reading

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