OAFEnet Email Update for Thursday, November 29

The OAFEnet Email Update is split into two parts.

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Pokémon: Mimikyu (#FPM01) review

In addition to the multi-pack battle scenes, the Pokemon Mega Construx line features multiple series of single-packed Pokemon - including everybody's new favorite, Mimikyu.

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X-Men Legends Multiple Man addendum

Comicbook worlds often reflect our own modern culture, without any thought of how that world's culture would look on its own - especially pop culture. If you, like Gwenpool, somehow made your way from our world into the 616 universe, what would you realistically find there? Certainly not a perfect copy of our world that just happens to have some superpowered people in it, right? Just think about movies: no one is going to go watch an Avengers movie when the Avengers are real people you might see on the street. Imagine what the landscape of pop culture might be like today without Marvel movies. If nothing else, there would be fewer colossal failures like The Mummy, trying to launch their own "cinematic universes," right?

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This week in comicshops - 11/28

Find out what toy-related items you can get at your local comicshop this Wednesday.

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X-Men Marvel Legends: Sabretooth review

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The Santa Adam that could have been

Today's new Point of Articulation column, Super7 and the Ghost of Christmas Past, complained about Super7's poorly executed Holiday He-Man figure. That's a common sentiment, because a fan named Stuart Cameron created this digital mock-up of what everyone was hoping for:

A bearded head, a Santa suit, a smiling Skeletor... this is what fans were expecting, and this is why Super7's actual offering is nothing but a giant disappointment.

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X-Men Marvel Legends: Wolverine review

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OAFEnet Email Update for Thursday, November 22

Welcome to the Macy's OAFEnet Email Update parade!

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This week in comicshops - 11/21

Find out what toy-related items you can get at your local comicshop this Wednesday.

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Team Fortress 2: The Spy addendum

Today's Team Fortress 2 Spy review mentioned his fancy suit. Here's the man himself, explaining its quality:

Those are a few panels from issue #6 of the official TF2 comic, "The Naked and the Dead." Read the rest for... slightly more context.

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