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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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C2E2 2017

Things finally worked out this year so that I could return to C2E2, a con here in Chicago that I haven't been to since their first year in 2011, and boy.... has this show GROWN! I'd say the floorplan has … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: the Gobbledy Gooker

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our figure today is Mattel's Gobbledy Gooker. If you're unfamiliar with the Gobbledy Gooker, Cracked, Mental Floss and even TV Tropes have … Continue reading

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Minimate Mini-Review #307 - Daredevil & Punisher

#307 - Daredevil/Punisher There will soon be Minimates four-packs based on the Marvel TV Daredevil and Jessica Jones series, but SDCC '16 offered us a sneak peek with this two-pack based on Daredevil Season 2. And now, some more OAFEry:Here's … Continue reading

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Mattel rips off a fan design

Mattel has announced their SDCC exclusives, including this Barbie-sized (11") She-Ra: It comes with lots of different outfits and accessories to create her various looks, from cartoon to toy. But look at this: And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' through Previews … 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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ATFC '16 - Day 3: Mattel/Mega Bloks

And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' through Previews - August '15 Rustin's Spoils of the Week #165 ATFC '16 - Day 1: Mattel - Ghostbusters Teenage Mutant Ninja Taxidermy Flippin' through Previews - December '12

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ATFC '16 - Day 3: Four Horsemen

The Mythic Legions line is expanding, adding more mix-and-match characters: Those are the Templar Knight, the Undead Viking, the Gladiator Skeleton, the Orc Weapons Master and a troll. There's also a second troll, and the plan is for them all … Continue reading

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ATFC '16 - Day 3: DST - Diamond Select

And now, some more OAFEry:Rustin's Spoils of the Week #157 Flippin' Through Previews - December '10 Two sides of Batman v. Superman Multiverse DKR Joker addendum DC Universe Classics 17: Sinestro Corps Scarecrow review

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ATFC '16 - Day 3: DC Direct

DC revealed most of their figures before the show, but they did have a handful of surprises left. And now, some more OAFEry:ATFC '16 - Day 2: Miraculous Ladybug ATFC '16 - Day 2: NECA ATFC '16 - Day 3: … Continue reading

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