Category Archives: TRU

Minimate Mini-Review #399 - Hooded Michonne & Gabe & Crawling Zombie

#399 - Hooded Michonne/Gabe/Crawling Zombie And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' through Previews - October '13 Rustin's Spoils of the Week #83 Zombie Lab - chapter 3 Vitruvian HACKS 2020 Deluxe Advent Calendar review - Day 16 Minimate Mini-Review #120 - … Continue reading

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Todds R Us

With the help of some shelves and signage, fan Todd Olexo has turned his basement display into a re-creation of Toys "Я" Us through the ages: And now, some more OAFEry:The Realest American Hero Harry Potter vs Luke Skywalker Minimate … Continue reading

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TRU coming back from the grave

Allegedly. Rumors have surfaced today that the companies who own the remnants of the Toys "Я" Us brand are attempting to bring stores back in time for Christmas this year. While no one from TRU has confirmed the rumor, at … Continue reading

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Disney Afternoon Mystery Minis - Darkwing Duck review

Let's get dangerous! And now, some more OAFEry:Horror Classics Mystery Minis - An American Werewolf in London review Soon Forget: Horror Classics Mystery Minis Series 3 Walking Dead Mystery Minis: Morgan Jones, Bob Stookey, Sasha Williams & Noah Walking Dead … Continue reading

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Minimate Mini-Review #365 - Holographic Iron Man & Madame Masque

#365 - Holographic Iron Man/Madame Masque And now, some more OAFEry:Iron Man Minimates - advance look Spoilers on toys Marvel Legends: Punisher War Machine exclusive review Flippin' through Previews - December '12 How Hasbro changed Iron Man 3

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Minimate Mini-Review #364 - Sinister Six Iron Spider & Sinister Six The Spot

#364 - Sinister Six Iron Spider/Sinister Six The Spot And now, some more OAFEry:Minimate Mini-Review #358 - Negative Zone Spider-Man & Jack O'Lantern Marvel Legends Scarlet Spider review "Spider-Man: Homecoming" Movie Series: Spider-Man review New reviews Minimate Mini-Review #87 - … Continue reading

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Minimate Mini-Review #363 - Marvel NOW! Cyclops & Marvel NOW! Rogue

Not all heroes wear capes. Well, technically, almost no Marvel heroes wear capes (Thor, Vision, Sentry... a couple others?), but that's not what we're talking about. No, we're referring to the fact that these Minimates were supposed to be a … Continue reading

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Two-- no, THREE surprising pieces of Toys "R" Us news

First, The Washington Post reported that two of the three owners of TRU have set aside money to give the ex-workers severance pay: Bain Capital and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts - two of the three firms that bought Toys R Us … Continue reading

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A quick look at the Toys "R" Us website

From someone on Twitter: I just saw this and I swear I cried. I don't think it's really hit me, even though I got to visit my childhood TRU. This just wrecked me. "Thanks to each of you who shared … Continue reading

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