Category Archives: Target

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 #99 SDCC 2012 Panels - Star Wars: Collectibles Update Flippin' through Previews - February '12 Rustin's Spoils of the Week #72 Rustin's Spoils of the Week #183

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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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Mrs. Claus Ain't Got Nothing On Me

Remember the Mrs. Claus figure McFarlane made a few years ago in the Twisted Christmas line? This girl makes a fine case for a live-action version: Yum.

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Target Minimates

In today's new review of the Classic Spider-Man Minimates box set, yo mentioned that you could get all but one of the figures in that set by buying two-packs at Target. Jigga-huh? See, Target is getting an exclusive series of … Continue reading

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About toy store workers

In the discussion for our upcoming "Worst of the Year" award, people nominated stores. Yes, "stores." For bad selection and unhelpful employees. I kind of agree about the workers. The employees are doing a job, and if I was a … Continue reading

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Monkey Boy - Gosh Darn Exclusives!

Exclusives. Yeesh. In the past, I had always said to hell with exclusives, they were just too hard to deal with. I remember as a child, my brother and I collected Dick Tracy figures from the movie, and we never … Continue reading

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