Category Archives: McFarlane

The Island of Dr. Hibbert addendum

Today yo reviewed the Simpsons Island of Dr. Hibbert playset, saying that it was the closest McFarlane came to duplicating the quality of Playmates' yearly "Treehouse of Horror" environments. That's very true - but did you know Playmates actually had … Continue reading

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McFarlane's mystery AC4 figure revealed

The back of the packaging for McFarlane Toys' Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag line features a silhouetted "mystery figure" that was clearly a pirate, but there was no indication which one it would be. Now we have the answer: No … Continue reading

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So what's Todd McFarlane up to these days?

Today CBR posted an interview with Todd McFarlane, and briefly discussed McToys: What's going on with your toy business? It occupies my life a lot. We've got a couple of nice licenses we've picked up that I hope will turn … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #94

Buckle your sweet bippies in, kiddos. We have about seven or eight weeks' worth of junk to get caught up on due to my rather hectic schedule of late. So, please, friends and readers - join me, won't you, as … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #84

It seems like every January I vow that I will open all of my Matty Collector junk as it comes in, and yet I still accumulate piles of untouched white boxes. Well, this year I'm attempting the same vow (though … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #83

All right readers, allow me to level with you. For the past two or three months I've fallen victim to the same disenfranchisement as many other "Online Toy Personalities" have suffered during 2012. Who would want to write and photograph … Continue reading

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Bark at the Moon

As we mentioned, Bark at the Moon Ozzy is not really designed to look like the cover of the album: See how different they look?

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John Carpenter's "The Thing" 1982 toy commercial

Remember back in 1982, when The Thing got a full toyline? Wait, you don't? How could you have forgotten, they had a tv commercial and everything! Reminds us of this. And now, some more OAFEry:Deadpool/GI Joe mashup GI Joe Movie … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #65

A couple weeks back I had the pleasure of spending some time in the greater Boston area. Not only did this mean the chance for some choice hunting across new-to-me grounds, but the ability to do so in a Pack … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #61

My employer was kind enough to return me, for a week, to my beloved yester-home of Chicago. Whence there I, of course, made short business of re-acclimating myself to m'old hunting grounds. Unto me fell some reasonable luck and unto … Continue reading

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