Monthly Archives: May 2011

This week in comicshops - 06/02

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

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Crankcase addendum: getting the finger

In today's review of Transformers: Dark of the Moon Crankcase, we told you all about how his fingers have been cut off. Well, it's possible to get intact figures without having to make international friends or order from Japan, and … Continue reading

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A real-life Hot Wheels jump

Did you grow up playing with Hot Wheels and those familiar orange tracks? Then you'll dig this: That took place yesterday at the Indianapolis 500 - the driver is X-Games notable Tanner Foust, and he just set a world record … Continue reading

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MotU Classics: The Map of Etheria

Just like last year's Club Eternia saw subscribers get a free map, so too does this year's. Along with Preternian Disguise He-Man, we get a map of the planet Etheria: Etheria Beautiful Planet of Despondos After the Overlords of Trolla … Continue reading

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Sam Fisher doing the splits

In today's review of Splinter Cell: Conviction Sam Fisher, we have a picture of him doing the splits. As you know, it's kind of his trademark move in the games. And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' through Previews - November '11 … Continue reading

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DST to make Marvel Select Hawkeye - as an exclusive

Diamond Select toys has just announced that they're making a new comic-based Hawkeye for the Marvel Select line. Considering how rare and expensive the Marvel Legends Hawkeye is, this is good news for fans of Clint Barton. And now, some … Continue reading

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Minimate Mini-Review #16 - Batgirl & Bane

#16 - Batgirl/Bane And now, some more OAFEry:BtAS Riddler addendum Lego Batman Minifigures: Riddler review Rustin's Spoils of the Week #31 The biggest properties of the '90s Rustin's Spoils of the Week #219

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How to keep toys on their cards while still playing with them.

There was a discussion, recently, on our message board all about how to save blister cards. I described my preferred method as "a three-side 'under' cut," which is just the sort of babble that fails to make any sense unless … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #19

Traveling for work this week, hence the stellar hotel-bathroom backdrops. While it sucks to be away from home it at least affords the opportunity to hunt on some new ground, and indeed that has paid off in spades. Not only … Continue reading

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Sweet Christmas! Isaiah Mustafa for Luke Cage!

So, you know Isaiah Mustafa? The Old Spice guy? Yeah, him. Turns out he's a nerd. And now, some more OAFEry:Avengers 2 Movie Series Hulkbuster BAF addendum Minimate Mini-Review #23 - Wonder Man & She-Hulk Rustin's Spoils of the Week … Continue reading

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