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Prometheus trailer meets Toy Story

Ridley Scott's Alien prequel, Prometheus, opens this Friday. And while NECA is going to be making toys, they probably won't be very much like this: And now, some more OAFEry:Rustin's Spoils of the Week #200 At first I was like-- … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #52

Legomageddon II: The Eternal Battle!!! More clearance sales, more stock-piling, more MOC-speculation, more Legos! I just love these little buggers, especially when they can be got for 20-50% off, because hey, this stuff gets expensive. And now, some more OAFEry:Is … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #45

Some pre-christmas shopping rendered some pretty hearty haulage, specifically when it comes to Marvel finds at good ol' Toys R Us. Here's hoping you all had a delightful Christmas and Holiday Weekend - I spent mine buried in TOYS! And … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #17

As mentioned previously I do lots of traveling during my day job. Now, what does this mean for you? Good news, and bad news. The Bad News is that this is one of those weeks when I have done no … Continue reading

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Cracked.com talks toys

Cracked has an article today about "The 15 Most Unintentionally Hilarious Bootleg Toys": Like elves in Santa's workshop, bootleg toy makers around the world are busy cranking action figures and games for all of the world's children. Only these will … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #5

Once more unto the breech, dear readers - further fun filled facsimiles featuring finds from fastidiously fabulous figure foraging, forthwith! And now, some more OAFEry:General Grievous addendum Soon Forget: Chewbacca's Wookie family Not nearly as durable as Carbonite Rustin's Spoils … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #4

And now, some more OAFEry:Community's GI Joe episode North Korea releases a new propaganda video GI Joe Movie Watch: ...and that should be all. GI Joe Movie Watch 2: filming to begin in 2011 Flippin' Through Previews - January '09

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The Top 10 toys of 2009

No, this isn't our ToY Award - that's different. This is an AP article about toys being shipped from China. Panjiva, a company that tracks international trade, looked at the 40 biggest films from the past 18 months, then checked … Continue reading

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Spoilers on toys

Action figure manufacturers are often less than diligent when it comes to restraining themselves from giving away movie plot points with their toys. Whether it's in the bio text on the back or just the existence of a particular toy, … Continue reading

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