Tag Archives: Universal Monsters

Horror Classics Mystery Minis - The Wolf Man

We're reviewing Horror Classics Mystery Minis for October, and you thought I wasn't going to do both werewolves? And now, some more OAFEry:Rustin's Spoils of the Week #125 Rustin's Spoils of the Week #55 Walking Dead Mystery Minis: Beth Greene … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: more S.L.U.G.s

Last year, we showed you the cancelled Series 5, 6 and 7 of Jakks Pacific's SLUG Zombies. Today, in honor of our review of Series 1, we've got something else entirely. And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' through Previews - December … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: Hero Mashers Monsters

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our figures today are Hasbro's Hero Mashers Monsters. The Monsters would have been an expansion of Hasbro's Hero Masher line, which also … Continue reading

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Universal Select Mummy addendum

In the February, 1933 issue of Modern Mechanix magazine (published by a name comicbook fans will recognize, Fawcett Publications) printed a story about how Boris Karloff's Mummy makeup was made. And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' through Previews - April '14 … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #164

Work - am I right guys? Thanks for you everlovin' blue-eyed patience with the variable time constraints on getting this column up! Here's kind of a fun one as I continue to get caught up on my deep backlog. Today … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #163

Funko has spent many years cultivating a niche "novelty" avenue before stumbling upon the shocking goldmine that is the Pop! aestethic/line and then they took all that Pop! and suddenly went all-in for action figures last year, launching both the … Continue reading

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Flippin' through Previews - May '15

It's time once again to thumb through the toy section of this month's Previews, and see what goodies we can uncover. Scheduled to start shipping in July. And now, some more OAFEry:Rustin's Spoils of the Week #38 Soon Forget: Transformers … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #156

Shopping. Buying. Consuming. There are few things I do better than amassing material goods and this week we take yet another look at catching up on my myriad of purchases over the past six months. Below is a bit of … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #154

Okay, kids, as you may or may not know I travel a lot for the ol' day job and what that costs me in free time (for things like writing this column) it rewards me in opportunities for toy shopping … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #149

Following up on last week we finish up what I consider the "coffee table haul," a bunch of stuff that's effectively been sitting on my coffee table for three months waiting for time and energy to free up so they … Continue reading

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