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Remember Bionicle? It's back! In PWG form!

Okay, that's technically "GWP" form - "Gift With Purchase" - but the joke worked better the other way. According to leaked info, buy select sets over $100 between January 27 and February 9, and you'll get this free mini-kit of … Continue reading

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Mythic Legions presents: Father Christmas

Man, we just got the Headless Horseman, and the Four Horsemen are already back with another new thing! The holidays are upon us. This most festive season of the year is a time of giving... and so Four Horsemen Studios … Continue reading

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Big Bad Toy Store introduces Monster Force

BBTS and Fresh Monkey Fiction have teamed up to create a new 1:12 scale toyline: Once a sorcerer pharaoh whose reign was so vile his name was erased from Egyptian history, the Forgotten King pursues a sinister agenda, gathering mystical … Continue reading

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Mythic Legions presents: the Headless Horseman

Remember last year, when the Four Horsemen surprise-announced their Figura Obscura Krampus? Well they're doing it again, as revealed in an out-of-the-blue email yesterday: Much time has passed since the mysteries known as the Figura Obscura were seen, but the … Continue reading

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Star Wars: Creating Adventure

Five years ago, Brian Hickey had an idea: re-create the entire Star Wars Original Trilogy using nothing more than the old Kenner toys. And now, some more OAFEry:Star Wars: the Inquisitors A different kind of "vintage" Darth Maul The horrible … Continue reading

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GI Joe gets even worse

Who is in charge of the GI Joe brand at Hasbro right now, and why do they keep going in the wrong damn direction? Last week yo complained about how the new Classified Series figures are just copying the 1980s … Continue reading

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At ease, disease! Sgt. Slaughter has re-enlisted!

Bob Remus has apparently signed a multi-year deal with Hasbro that will see the beloved Sgt. Slaughter return to the GI Joe brand, including appearing in the Classified line. According to the Sarge himself, the WWF's refusal to let him … Continue reading

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Transformers BotBots cartoon trailer

And now, some more OAFEry:Garbage Pail Kids fan art Transformers Tuesday: The Seekers The biggest properties of the '80s Transformers BotBots Sensei Spiny review Transformers Scourge addendum

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Optimus Prime can GET IT!

(And Megatron will keep it.) Kotobukiya has announced that the Transformers will be joining its Bishoujo statue line, beginning with Optimus Prime and Megatron: Lots of clever design touches here, like Optimus' windows becoming pockets, or Megatron's new haircut resembling … Continue reading

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Hasbro re-ups Star Wars license... and Indiana Jones

Just announced today, Hasbro and Lucasfilm have agreed to extend their decades-long partnership. They retain the master license for Star Wars, and will also be releasing toys based on next year's Indiana Jones 5 - hopefully they do better this … Continue reading

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