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Fortress Maximus on clearance

If you have an Ollie's Discount Warehouse near you, you might want to check it out. That is the recent Titans Return Fort Max, available for a scant $40. Unbeatable price! And now, some more OAFEry:Hasbro's SDCC exclusives revealed (finally) … Continue reading

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What happened to the discount stores?

It's nearly Christmastime, isn't it? This is usually the time of year when stores start stocking up on toys. It's when we start looking for bargains and knockoffs and all the things that were supposed to ship to real stores … Continue reading

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Mythic Legions preorder

A lot of toy fans were upset that they missed out on the Four Horsemen's Gothitropolis ravens. So this time, we're making sure that you know you have a chance to get the Mythic Legions starting this Friday. This Friday … Continue reading

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Grail Tales - Ed the Hyena

This is the first in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of pieces where we discuss the story behind acquiring a "grail" action figure. So I'm one of those action figure collectors who never left the hobby. I've heard … Continue reading

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The Mattel Big Lots glut continues

Since July, Big Lots stores have been receiving shipments of stock from - toys that were formerly online exclusives were suddenly available in stores. This isn't like when Roboto and Gygor showed up at a single random Walmart last … Continue reading

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A few noteable preorders: Predators, Star Wars, Transformers

Hey, look at all this! Star Wars Black Series preorders have shown up on Amazon: Sandtrooper Luke R2 Darth Maul Or you can get the set of all four. If you're looking for NECA's Predator Trophy Wall, it looks like … Continue reading

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The Greater York Toy Extravaganza 2012

Thanks, Captain Murphy! Have you ever been to a comicbook show in a hotel? You know, the kind that's scarcely more than a targeted yard sale? Or perhaps you've gone to the mall on a weekend when they're having a … Continue reading

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A heavily detailed post about The Hunger Games

Hi, folks, yo here. I found NECA's Hunger Games figures today, so this seemed like a good opportunity to share with you everything I know about the series.

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New Marvel Legends available

Everybody is going crazy trying to find the new relaunch of Hasbro's Marvel Legends, and so far only Toys Я Us has them - for $17.99 ($19.99 at bump up stores). Not cool. But there is a solution. And now, … Continue reading

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Need some scenery for your toys?

Have you ever wished you could have a big cool frame for your combiners, like the one in this piece of Devastator artwork? Well, you can't. Hasbro's never made anything even remotely like it, and let's be clear: they shouldn't. … Continue reading

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