Category Archives: Walmart

"Avengers 3" Comic Series: Thanos exclusive review

Armed for war, Thanos wields the Infinity Gauntlet and plots to take over the galaxy. This figure, a Walmart exclusive, is a repaint of the Thanos Build-A-Figure from Avengers 2: Iron-Blooded Orphans Series 1. And since it's a repaint, it … Continue reading

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Hot Wheels Carbonator review

It's the end of the year, so this is going to be half review, half look-back. You've been warned. And now, some more OAFEry:Rustin's Spoils of the Week #161 Rustin's Spoils of the Week #169 Rustin's Spoils of the Week … Continue reading

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"Amazing Spider-Man" Movie Series: Unmasked Spider-Man exclusive review

The Spider-Man figure I reviewed today was not the only 6" Spidey figure available from the first movie - a few months after that series came out, Walmart released a second "Movie Edition" Spider-Man. It was kind of a stealth … Continue reading

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Schleich Tyrannosaurus Rex exclusive review

Since our review today is Masters of the Universe, we figured a little bit of Marvel wouldn't go wrong on the blog. Although the Tyrannosaurus Rex looked quite threatening, it could hardly use its front legs armed with just two … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #110

There is virtually nothing more fun than walking into a toystore and finding something new and cool that you had no idea was coming out. The happened to me not once but TWICE this weekend with some Imaginext DC stuff … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #97

Behold - a mighty return of Lego in: LEGOMAGEDDON IV. This jaunty trip around the bricks we take a look at a hearty stockpile of polybags and a few large sets from the past six months. Please, sit forward and … Continue reading

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Why are MotU Classics showing up at Walmart?

This image was posted yesterday on Mattel's message board: And now, some more OAFEry:Battle Kitty's Mighty Roar Up in Smoke Jimmy's Toy Time Popular toys of the last 145 years Rustin's Spoils of the Week #128

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A tale of two Walmarts

It's time to share some more coveted inside information that all toy collectors should know! I know all too well that I'm a lucky bastard. My town is big enough that there are two Walmarts. If I'm willing to drive, … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #13

Whew. Finally a slow week after a couple blitzkriegs on the ol' wallet. This one brings us some three quarters of the Toys R US Thor Minimates, the completion of PotC:OST 6 inch series 1, a touch of the Lego … Continue reading

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Wal*Mart's pricing strategy backfires

According to an article in Time magazine, Wal*Mart's most recent round of price-cutting has been a failure: Earlier this year, the retailer tried to spark sluggish U.S. sales by lowering its prices - already bargains - even further. One analyst … Continue reading

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