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Why I'm not excited about Hasbro's SDCC sale

Tomorrow at some indeterminate time, Hasbro's Comic-Con exclusives will go up for sale on their site. And honestly, it's a little hard to care. Let's look at some of the more interesting offerings: And now, some more OAFEry:Rustin's Spoils of … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #207

Well, it's the common-calendar year of Two-Thousand and Eighteen, and this week is the annual nexus of pop culture what is San Diego Comic-Con International, more colloquially known by the abbreviant: SDCC!!! To celebrate, lets take a jump back to … Continue reading

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Mattel's stupid SDCC 2018 plan

Mattel has always been the #1 name in bad decisions, especially when it comes to their convention exclusives. But this year, they really seem to have reached new heights of idiocy. Or is that depths? Here are the official instructions … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: Only Human Transformers Part 2

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our figures today are Part 2 of Fun Publications' "Only Human" GI Joe/Transformers crossover figures. In 2017, Fun Pub lost the rights … Continue reading

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Hasbro at Toy Fair

Couldn't make it to Toy Fair this year, but Hasbro was nice enough to send us official photos! Let's start with Marvel Legends and the Ant Man and Stinger 2-Pack! pic.twitter.com/Pkj8ZesUxl — OAFEnet (@OAFE) February 18, 2018

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Hascon Star Wars Black Series panel

A slow day today, but you can still watch this. And now, some more OAFEry:Rustin's Spoils of the Week #201 Rustin's Spoils of the Week #136.2 Rustin's Spoils of the Week #200 When toys could make you immortal Flippin' Through … Continue reading

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Hascon Day Two roundup

All Transformers, all the time! Peter Cullen & Frank Welker Transformers dinner (part 1) Transformers dinner (part 2) toy reveals IDW panel Stan Busch concert Stay in touch here. And now, some more OAFEry:The BotCon box set - Part 1 … Continue reading

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Hascon Day One roundup

Did you know Hasbro is having its own fan convention? Did you know we're there? Both these things are true! Here are the events from Day 1: Transformers panel Part 1 Transformers panel Part 2 at the Transformers booth Marvel … Continue reading

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Marvel Legends "Battle for Asgaard" addendum

As promised in today's review, here are the poems on the outside of the Thor set's packaging: Set your fates, ye mortal souls And resolve them to be true For Midgard's mortal curses are naught To she whose wants are … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #176

This past weekend was one of Chicago's big comic conventions: C2E2 - and your friendly neighborhood Rustin was on-site to take in the sights and, of course, shop ever-so-slightly responsibly. So, join me on this trip down the booths of … Continue reading

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