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 - August '13 Boss Fight Studio announces Series Z Flippin' through Previews - July '11 Walking Dead Mystery Minis: Maggie Greene Zombie Lab - chapter 5

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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 Justice League opens its doors Rustin's Spoils of the … 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 - A Clockwork Orange Alex review Disney Princess Romance Series - Belle & Beast reviews Walking Dead Mystery Minis: RV Walker Rick and Morty Mystery Minis - Mr. Meeseeks … 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:How Hasbro changed Iron Man 3 Minimate Mini-Review #2 - Iron Man & Ghost Rider Minimate Mini-Review #89 - Mark V Iron Man & War Machine Minimate Mini-Review #55 - … Continue reading

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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:Night Thrasher addendum Minimate Mini-Review #359 - Spider-Armor Spider-Man & Superior Foe Beetle ASM Minimate Mini-Review #1 - Uncle Ben, Aunt May & Lizard Trooper What does … 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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