Category Archives: Target

What the heck is going on at Target?

It's weird enough that Target has apparently had a secret horde of Guardians of the Galaxy figures in their back room for the past few years, but look at those prices: $19.99 for the new ones is fairly typical, but … Continue reading

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Not nearly as durable as Carbonite

And now, some more OAFEry:A Rose By Any Other Name Would Still Be More Than Meets The Eye Lights, camera, ACTION (figures)! Rustin's Spoils of the Week #161 yo - Non-Petroleum Plastics Binge Opening

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #101

The hunt for NECA's latest releases continues ever on, though now reduced by a quarter with my finding of the Lone Ranger figures. PLUS, I scored the Toys R Us exclusive first series of the long-awaited return of Star Trek … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #83

All right readers, allow me to level with you. For the past two or three months I've fallen victim to the same disenfranchisement as many other "Online Toy Personalities" have suffered during 2012. Who would want to write and photograph … Continue reading

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New signage at Target

As far as we can tell, this is a real sign someone put up: (Click to embiggen, or read the transcript after the cut.)

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Target assembles the Avengers from everyday items

It's just a few more days until The Avengers finally opens. As if you weren't already anxious enough, here's a campaign put together by Portland's Wieden + Kennedy ad agency for Target: The campaign is called "A Superhero in Every … Continue reading

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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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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #38

Another week, another haul! And now, some more OAFEry:Rustin's Spoils of the Week #174 - Force Friday, Episode II Universal Select Mummy addendum GI Joe Kre-O Ripper review GI Joe advertises Subaru Rustin's Spoils of the Week #115

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #31

Aaaaaaaaand we're back. Note to self: don't leave the photos for Spoils on your home computer before uploading them when you leave town for a week... What happens when you take three weeks off from Spoils-ing about weekly purchases? You … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #23

Back from travel and back to store shopping where I found a slew of good things, as well as more Minimates I'm not crazy about but compulsively bought in order to support the format. We'll also look at a couple … Continue reading

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