Category Archives: Shocker

Rustin's Spoils of the Week #104

Comic Con 2013 - a more wretched hive of toys and collectibles you'd be hard pressed to find. I did my best to "spend wisely" as money is an ever-decreasing excess of mine, but despite that intent I still loaded … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: Indie Spotlight Cassie Hack

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our figure today is Shocker Toys' Hack/Slash Cassie Hack. Cassie would have been part of the Indie Spotlight line, and was planned … Continue reading

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Indie Spotlight update

Shocker Toys posted an update about Indie Spotlight Series 2 on their Facebook page: We would like to apologize to all the fans for the long wait and delays on our end. We are working as hard as we can … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #29

SDCC haul? Yes please! Now, this is about a third of the non-exclusive haul. The second third will be up next week while the third... third got to stay in California in my parents' attic. And now, some more OAFEry:Toys … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #26

It's Wednesday July 20th which means it is Preview Night for the 2011 San Diego International Comic Convention. No doubt you sit in unbridled anticipation, quivering with undulatory excitement, coated in a briny dew whose manifestation is your mortal flesh's … Continue reading

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ATFC - Shocker Toys at Toy Fair 2011

We've got a Toy Fair press release for you, today: Ridgewood, NJ February 5th, 2011: Shocker Toys is pleased to announce that we will be attending the International Toy Fair 2011 in New York from February 13th to the 16th … Continue reading

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The Maxx in motion

In today's review of Shocker Toys' The Maxx figure, yo talked about how MTV ran a cartoon based on that book in the '90s. Sadly, for whatever reason, MTV has decided not to release the series on DVD yet, so … Continue reading

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The problem with Shocker Toys' ShadowHawk

In today's review of the Indie Spotlight Series 1 ShadowHawk, we said that the costume design was all wrong, but that it wasn't worth making a list of all the inaccuracies. Well, apparently my time is worthless, because here's a … Continue reading

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Shocker Toys needs an editor

Toy News International has a new press release about Shocker Toys' Indie Spotlight. Now, this post isn't intended to comment on the toys themselves - after all, we have yet to see them. What we can comment on is the … Continue reading

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Look at what Shocker Toys has done now!

Okay, so when Shocker Toys announced announced their plans for an Indie Spotlight line, we compared them to vaporware - a comparison that seemed especially true when they started losing licenses to ToyBiz and showed off unimpressive prototypes. Well, if … Continue reading

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