Yearly Archives: 2007

Twisted Christmas

McFarlane Toys has just released Series 5 of their Monsters figures, featuring unique takes on classic Christmas characters, like today's review of the sexy Mrs. Claus. But good as the figures may be, subverting Christmas icons isn't precisely a new … Continue reading

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OAFEnet Update for Thursday, November 29

You survived Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but are you ready for the horror of OAFEnet Email Update Thursday?

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This week in comicshops - 11/29

Find out what toy-related items you can get at your local comicshop this Thursday.

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Superhero Squad surprise

On their official Superhero Squad site, Hasbro has pictures of the next eight SHS two-packs. And yeah, we've seen those all before, so it's old news, right? But there is some unannounced news on the site, if you know where … Continue reading

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Black Friday

So, having looked through all the Big Five stores' Black Friday sales, we only have one question: Where are the toys?

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OAFEnet Update for Thursday, November 22

Happy Slapsgiving from the OAFEnet Email Update. You're probably reading this after a morning spent watching the Macy's parade, or even after waking up from your turkey-induced coma. You know that story about tryptophan making you sleepy? Nope. It does, … Continue reading

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GI Joe Movie Watch: The casting begins

The GIJoe movie has its first official cast member: Sienna Miller as the Baroness! ... Okay, if you're like 98% of the world, your first reaction was "who?" And now, some more OAFEry:GI Joe Comic Pack 16 addendum Joe Friday: … Continue reading

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This week in comicshops - 11/21

Find out what toy-related items you can get at your local comicshop this Wednesday.

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yo - hey, DC Direct! Stop ignoring your fans!

This month's ToyFare published a letter from one Joe Lindsey of Fort Worth, TX. He wrote in with a whole list of questions, but here's the one that caught my eye: "I read the argument over less or more articulation … Continue reading

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Somebody's confused

So I was at Wal*Mart this afternoon, and saw something new: a boxed set of Spider-Man 3 Superhero Squad figurines. You know, just like all the other SS sets - that sort of half-circle display, with the figures in front … Continue reading

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