Category Archives: Mattel

Berries and Cream!

It's settled - I know what I'm asking for for Giftsmas this year! And now, some more OAFEry:Toy Soldiers launch trailer The origin of Trapjaw Flippin' through Previews - June '15 Who is Preternia Disguise He-Man? Rustin's Spoils of the … Continue reading

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Eternia Minis: Sorceress review

And now, some more OAFEry:MotU Queen Marlena/Captain Glenn addendum Flippin' through Previews - December '12 GI Joe "creator" seeks to regain control of the brand Rustin's Spoils of the Week #108 Flippin' through Previews - January '14

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MotU Spikor addendum

As mentioned in today's Spikor review, here's the original design of the character: (from the The Power and the Honor Foundation Catalog) And now, some more OAFEry:Soon Forget: Moss Man Rustin's Spoils of the Week #224 Horde Prime addendum Masters … Continue reading

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"They Live" addendum

Today's review said that John Carpenter's They Live was based on the 1963 short story "Eight O'Clock in the Morning," which you can read here or have read to you as an audiobook here. But that isn't the only inspiration. … Continue reading

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Eternia Minis: Mercenary Teela review

And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' through Previews - June '12 Darth Skeletor Illusion is the ultimate weapon It's astounding ATFC '14 - Day 2: Mattel

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Eternia Minis: Skelegod review

2021 has been a banner year for spoilers on toys. The unpredictability of production times and release schedules means companies that would normally only announce (or even ship) their toys after the media in question had already been available simply … Continue reading

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Eternia Minis: Fisto review

And now, some more OAFEry:Rustin's Spoils of the Week #128 Rustin's Spoils of the Week #130 Soon Forget: MotU Minis Series 2 Goodbye, Skeletor Toy sculptors as toys

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Eternia Minis: Orko exclusive review

And now, some more OAFEry:Blue with evil MotU Minis: Moss Man & Battle Armor Skeletor reviews Rustin's Spoils of the Week #50 Flippin' through Previews - August '12 Integrating MotU Classics and 200X

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Hot Wheels Character Cars Baby Yoda review

I miss the days when Hot Wheels Character Cars had text on the back of the cards. Yes, partially because it made my job easier, but also because it's just good toymaking. It can say more than "hey, remember Baby … Continue reading

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Into the Masterverse

And now, some more OAFEry:Jessica Jones addendum Flippin' Through Previews - January '09 Have you got the guts? Flippin' Through Previews - August '10 Rustin's Spoils of the Week #149

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