Category Archives: Playmates

Voltron: Legendary Defender: Green Lion addendum

In conjunction with today's Green Lion review, here's the official profile of its pilot, Pidge: Guardian Spirit of Forest Pidge originally joined the team to search the galaxy for missing family members, but then came to understand the larger goal … Continue reading

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Voltron: Legendary Defender: Blue Lion addendum

In conjunction with today's Blue Lion review, here's the official profile of its pilot, Lance: Guardian Spirit of Water Lance is all about having fun, even a million miles away from Earth's comforts and distractions. Full of confidence and even … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: Mighty Mutanimals

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our figures today are Fun Publications' proposed TMNT box set. And now, some more OAFEry:First trailer for The Lego Movie Rustin's Spoils … Continue reading

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Wanted: Larry Burns action figure

Just realized we need the Larry Burns toy for Figuretoon use. Here's a digital mock up of why: And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' Through Previews - January '06 Rustin's Spoils of the Week #169 Flippin' Through Previews - June '07 … Continue reading

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I seem to recognize your face - Robert Picardo

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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Popular toys of the last 145 years

Recognizing that a trip to the hospital is never a fun thing, Sheffield Children's Hospital decided to make things a little better by commissioning photographer Andy Brown to decorate the emergency room. And now, some more OAFEry:GI Joe Movie Watch … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #166

Well! Well, well, well! Better late than never, they so, and so say we here at OAFE. SDCC 2015 may have just wrapped up last week but I've yet to review all the exclusives I got at SDCC 2014! So... … Continue reading

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SDCC 2015 - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Toys and Action Figures

Playmates hosted a panel for their Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle toys, and it was kind of awful. And now, some more OAFEry:Marvel Legends Book of the Vishanti exclusive addendum ATFC '16 - Day 3: Mattel/Mega Bloks Flippin' through Previews - … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #165

Oh man, I'm so behind on Spoils - some of these things were bought back in February! I've compressed several hauls worth of stuff here just in a vain attempt to catch back up to where I'm at now (and … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #164

Work - am I right guys? Thanks for you everlovin' blue-eyed patience with the variable time constraints on getting this column up! Here's kind of a fun one as I continue to get caught up on my deep backlog. Today … Continue reading

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