Tag Archives: X-Men

The original Morph

If you compare today's Morph sculpt to this scene from Uncanny X-Men #65 (as colorized for OHotMU Deluxe Edition #16), you can really see how much the cartoon was influenced by the comic art: And now, some more OAFEry:Majestrix Lilandra … Continue reading

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Havok Superblack

Today's review mentioned painting Havok with one of those commercially available light-absorbing black paints. Obviously that's a good idea, because someone else thought of it a couple years ago: That isn't some photoshop trick; that's a custom ML Havok (Marvel … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: X-Men Flying Fighters

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our figures today are ToyBiz's "Flying Fighters." Although today's review said Maggott never got an action figure in the '90s, he very … Continue reading

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The panel that launched a thousand fan theories

Here, from 1993's X-Men #23, is the scene where Mr. Sinister lets slip that Cyclops may have more family than he thought: At the time, it could have meant anything. In 2006, when Vulcan was introduced, it raised the question … Continue reading

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X-Men Legends Siryn addendum

Here's the art mentioned in today's Siryn review: Note the insets on her belt. And now, some more OAFEry:Marvel Legends: The Fallen One (Obsidian Surfer) exclusive review Rustin's Spoils of the Week #142 Rustin's Spoils of the Week #183 Hasbro's … Continue reading

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Transformers Collaborative X-Jet addendum

David Nakayama, who's been doing a lot of mutant-related artwork for Marvel Legends packaging lately, was also tasked with doing the character art for the packaging of today's figure: (No, we're not calling it by name. The name is crap.) … Continue reading

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MODOK World Domination Tour addendum

As mentioned in today's review, the MODOK Elvises were not the only threat Nextwave faced as they fought toward their ultimate goal. Here, from Nextwave: Agents of HATE #11, are the double-page spreads of wild creations, with the villains we … Continue reading

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Deadpool's Maximum Reactions

Just in case you didn't get the reference in the first line of today's Korg review: The first (official) Fox/MCU crossover event! And now, some more OAFEry:Minimate Mini-Review #131 - Phoenix & Morrigan Marvel Legends Book of the Vishanti exclusive … Continue reading

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Marvel Legends Meggan, Captain Britain, & Shadowcat addendum

As today's review mentioned, the art for the packaging is taken from the 1992 Impel X-Men card series, where all the art was done by Jim Lee. But while the fronts of the cards are (mostly) the same, the backs … Continue reading

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Marvel Legends addendum: dat (Wolverine) body

Hasbro sure loves that stocky Wolverine mold, don't they! Here's a list of everyone who uses it: Brown Costume Wolverine Capcom Wolverine Motorcycle/Patch Wolverine Weapon X Retro/Madripoor Wolverine X-Force Wolverine First Appearance Wolverine Animated/Bone Claw Wolverine AoA Weapon X Battle … Continue reading

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