Monthly Archives: January 2011

This week in comicshops - 02/02

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

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Thundercats lineup revealed

Since everybody is talking about the new Thundercats cartoon, online retailers are taking advantage of the hype to post all the stuff Bandai will soon be putting out: And now, some more OAFEry:Optimus Prime will keep your head warm Flippin' … Continue reading

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Integrating Marvel Select

As toy fans, we want to mingle our collections. Collectors want to make displays of all their favorite characters, and sure, sometimes those displays are themed strictly by company or even by character (all the Iron Men in one place, … Continue reading

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A naming question

So this is our opportunity to admit we messed up. When Mattel expanded their DC toyline, they announced its name was DC Universe Classics, right? Well, if you look through our reviews, you'll notice that we studiously avoid calling the … Continue reading

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Alien/Predator two-pack addendum

I was really excited for NECA's Classic Alien and Predator two pack. Even though I already had the "Classic" Predator and Alien that they had released singly, I still wanted the set very badly. You can never have too many … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Clement Sauvé

CBR is reporting that Canadian artist Clement Sauve died on Wednesday. That name probably doesn't mean anything to you, but you may know his work: And now, some more OAFEry:Soon Forget: Only Human Transformers Part 2 Rustin's Spoils of the … Continue reading

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BotCon first reveal: Dead End

Well, the first exclusive figure for BotCon 2011 was revealed today, and it's Dead End: Don't know who Dead End is? He was the maudlin, depressed member of the Stunticons back in G1, so it looks like Animated is getting … Continue reading

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OAFEnet Email Update for Thursday, January 27

The OAFEnet Email Update doesn't know any other songs. Ready for a full plate of new reviews, plus a surprise for people who are slow to notice change? Hold your nose and dive right in!

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The origin of Dex-Starr

In today's review of Mera and Dex-Starr, we mentioned the evil kitty's surprisingly Earth-bound origins. Here, see for yourself: And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' Through Previews - December '07 Crisis of Wasted Potential Blackest Night Hal/Sinestro addendum DC Universe Classics … Continue reading

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Caption this!

This Figuretoon needs a joke. Write the best one, and you can see your words immortalized in whatever the digital equivalent of "print" is! And now, some more OAFEry:DIE, articulation! NECA Alpha Predator addendum Can you tell me how to … Continue reading

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