Tag Archives: SDCC 2011

Soon Forget: the Gobbledy Gooker

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our figure today is Mattel's Gobbledy Gooker. If you're unfamiliar with the Gobbledy Gooker, Cracked, Mental Floss and even TV Tropes have … Continue reading

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Transformers Kre-O Optimus Prime exclusive review

In 2003, Hasbro introduced their "Built to Rule" toys, low-rent Lego knockoffs produced in-house. The toys were terrible and the line folded within a year, mourned by no one. Apparently not willing to let a bad idea rest in the … Continue reading

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DC Direct Professor Zoom addendum

Did you catch that hint in my Professor Zoom review about how the buying wasn't as frustrating as it was in past years? Here's the story, champ! And now, some more OAFEry:DC Comics and Robot Chicken team up (again) SDCC … Continue reading

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GI Joe and the Transformers #5

In today's review of the Starscream Skystriker, we said that the packaging was styled like a comicbook, pretending that the GI Joe and the Transformers comic ran for more than four issues. It's not just the front of the box, … Continue reading

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MotU Queen Marlena/Captain Glenn addendum

In today's review of the SDCC-exclusive MotU Classics Queen Marlena, I told you there are two packaging variations. Here's the packaging my figure came in:

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Mattel's SDCC Voltron packaging

In today's review of Blazing Sword Voltron, we mentioned the packaging made noise. Here's a video: Love that Peter Cullen narration! And now, some more OAFEry:SDCC 2012 Panels - Mattel: Mattypalooza 2012 The biggest properties of the '80s Mattel screws … Continue reading

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San Diego Comic-Con 2011

Rustin's coverage of the 42nd annual San Diego Comic-Conventional International and our reviews of the multitude of fine collectibles bought there within! And now, some more OAFEry:SDCC 2011 - Minimate Panel SDCC 2011 - Behind the Plastic panel Hasbro's SDCC … Continue reading

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SDCC 2011 - Day 4, Sunday

Sunday began just as predicted and feared: with all needed exclusives being sold out. And now, some more OAFEry:The Matrix of Leadership is in South America? Flippin' through Previews - June '14 Rustin's Spoils of the Week #149 Rustin's Spoils … Continue reading

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SDCC 2011 - the Avengers revealed

All weekend long, Marvel has been releasing Avengers posters at their booth. Today they released the final one, showing an artistic concept of what the movie's Hulk will look like. The seven posters join together to form one giant image, … Continue reading

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SDCC 2011 - Day 3, Saturday

Saturday, O Saturday. You used to be the most dreaded day of the con, but now thanks to the massive siphoning power of A-List panels and their three-hour lines you are now just another day. And now, some more OAFEry:Rustin's … Continue reading

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