Category Archives: ToyBiz

Soon Forget: ToyBiz "Fat Bat"

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our figure today is ToyBiz's "Fat Bat." This character, designed in 1995 by Marvel mainstay Ron Lim, would likely have been part … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: DC Multiverse "ToyBiz" Riddler

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our figure today is Mattel's Riddler. This figure, shown off at Toy Fair 2019, is fundamentally identical to the DCUC16 Riddler, just … Continue reading

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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:Soon Forget: Bring On the Bad Guys Soon Forget: Professor X … 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 2024. 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:Marvel Legends addendum: dat body! A reality show we'd probably watch Target assembles the Avengers from everyday items Minimate Mini-Review #90 - Sea Assault Drone & Tactical Assault Drone … 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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