Category Archives: ToyBiz

Venom Legends Phage addendum

Today's Venom Legends Phage review said the Life Foundation Symbiotes all got their names from old toys. Let's take a look. And now, some more OAFEry:Marvel Legends addendum: dat (female) body! Marvel Legends addendum: dat (big) body! Minimate Mini-Review #379 … 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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The Evolution of the Living Laser

As mentioned in today's Living Laser review, the toy we got is the modern look, not the classic. Here, as proof, is what he looked like as a human: (That's not his first costume, but it is his best-known.) And … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: Marvel's Dire Wraith

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our figure today is ToyBiz's Dire Wraith. Today's Revolution box set featured IDW's version of the Dire Wraiths, but ToyBiz almost made … 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:Minimate Mini-Review #97 - Logan & Hawkeye An Xmas gift for … 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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On the origin of Duck Face Venom

The Spider-Man Classics Venom in today's review is weird, but it wasn't made up by ToyBiz or Phil Ramirez - at least, not entirely. Back in 1994, Fleer did their first set of Spider-Man trading cards. The first few dozen … 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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