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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #151

It's been awhile since we have journeyed past the brink of brickly sanity. Together we have survived a PLAYMOBNAROK and a SELECTASTROPHE but is time, true believers, to take the path back to where it all began... into the Danish … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #142

Welcome to MINIMAPOCALYPSE II: The Comic Con-ing!!! I'm busy recovering from the exhaustive expanse what was San Diego Comic-Con 2014, so while I try to pick up the pieces of what used to be my bank account please indulge yourself … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #132

I had the great pleasure of spending some time in Boston recently which, of course, means I get to hang out with my fellow OAFE Poe Ghostal! We spent the day hunting around several great collector stores, including, of course, … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #131

A couple weekends ago I amassed a fairly epic haul while visiting Louisville, KY. Part of that was due to Toys R Us rolling out a pretty remarkable clearance sale, and since it was chain-wide I, of course, had to … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #120

After another "busy life"-induced break we're back with the latest "Spoils of the Month" featuring pretty much everything I got during December of last year. Well, everything except for the constant haulage from Amazon's sales - look forward to that … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #117

This was a pretty solid week - scored the rather hard to find "Phoenix Five" booster Minimate set and the new Hobbit figures, which I fretted would be pretty rare too, plus M.U. Abomination. Add in some more fun stuff … Continue reading

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Toy sculptors as toys

When artists need to create a face, it's easier to use a real-life reference than to make something up. Alex Ross paints his friends and family into his works, and toy sculptors put themselves and their co-workers into the toys. … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #112

Oh Toys R Us... no one knows how to get into my wallet like you. And now, some more OAFEry:Marvel Legends addendum: dat (wrinkled cloth) body! Rustin's Spoils of the Week #169 ATFC '16 - Day 1: Hasbro - Marvel … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #109

I made a very short return to the Big Apple recently and as such had to make a quick perusal of all of the midtown classics - Times Square Toys R Us & Midtown Comics and the Rockefeller Center Lego … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #107

We return with our second part of Rustin's SDCC Exclusive Haulage - behold the many wonders and delight! Last week I expounded upon the many virtues and vices of collectibles from our fine friends at companies beginning with B through … Continue reading

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