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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #210

I promise I'll get back to contemporary/immediate Spoils soon, but yet again my hopes for being current have failed me. So, we'll dig in a lovely potpourri from last year (which I imagine might also be a nice break from … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #205

Okay, here's another much-delayed "on the road" edition of Spoils. Please accept my apologies for these hotel room/lighting photos, but what's a writer to do when work has them many states away from the dumpy old desk of proper photography. … Continue reading

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Phantom of the Opera addendum

via @nwalks on twitter comes "When your friend says they have never seen Phantom of the Opera and you have no plans to leave the apartment today": And now, some more OAFEry:Universal Monsters Minimates: Bride of Frankenstein & Villager reviews … Continue reading

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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:Flippin' through Previews - November '15 Mad Max: Fury Road Mystery Minis - Immortan Joe review Retro Videogame … 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:Rustin's Spoils of the Week … 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:Rustin's Spoils of the Week #154 … 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:Flippin’ Through Previews - September '07 Supervillain primary debate, … Continue reading

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