Category Archives: ToyBiz

X-Men: Juggernaut addendum

Today we reviewed the classic X-Men Series 1 Juggernaut figure from ToyBiz. Do you remember that ToyBiz actually produced a TV commercial for this line? And now, some more OAFEry:Wolverine Minimates Minimate Mini-Review #283 - Strike Force Storm (Psylocke) & … Continue reading

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X-Men Legends 2: Brown Costume Wolverine addendum

This picture of Wolverine is like the summer Olympics or the US presidential race: it happens every four years. Click on any of those to see their individual reviews, and we'll see you again in 2020. And now, some more … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: Homemade Heroes

In today's review of the Amazing Heroes Blank Slate figure, yo said that while other companies have made similar things in the past (a company called Spherewerx, for instance, seems to trade almost exclusively on this idea, with their "Create … Continue reading

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Superposeable Spider-Man addendum

Today we reviewed the figure most commonly known as "McFarlane Spider-Man," though ToyBiz insists it's based on the art of J. Scott Campbell. yo says he's inclined to believe them, but not all of us are so sure. Here's a … Continue reading

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Thoughts on toy prices

As mentioned in our big birthday post the other day, we're continuing to work our way forward from the beginning of the site, updating old reviews so they look more modern. Reviews like Marvel Select "Origin" Wolverine. Updating these reviews … Continue reading

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Minimate Mini-Review #246 - Rescue & Robot Hulk

#246 - Rescue Armor Iron Man/Robot Hulk And now, some more OAFEry:Minimate Mini-Review #118 - Hulk & Mike Haggar Flippin' through Previews - March '16 Minimate Mini-Review #90 - Sea Assault Drone & Tactical Assault Drone Flippin' through Previews - … Continue reading

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Marvel's forgotten mutants

In today's review of Silver Samurai, I once again reiterated that the easiest way for a mutant to avoid the power-stripping effects of M-Day to not be someone people thought of as a mutant. Here's a (partial) list of those … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #105

I am in a constant battle to save money, and while I probably spent less on non-exclusives this year than in the past five, I still couldn't help but buy many a toy. Part of the fun of conventions, like … Continue reading

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SDCC 2012 Panels - Behind the Plastic

Every year Dan "Julius Marx" Pickett hosts a panel titled "Behind the Plastic" featuring a veritable "who's who" of Action Figure makers which it makes it one of my most anticipated panels of the Con. By this point, everyone has … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #55

As is oft the case at conventions, the materialism gets the better of me and I buy too much. Wonder Con 2012 was no different as I had to spread my haul across two weeks worth of Spoils (and even … Continue reading

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