Monthly Archives: June 2011

BotCon box set part 3 - Breakdown

Profoundly unlucky and saddled with an inferiority complex, Breakdown's all consuming paranoia runs so rampant that it often distracts him and causes accidents, becoming a self-fulfilling prophecy. He takes out his frustrations on others to cover for his own insecurities. … Continue reading

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MOTUC Shadow Beast addendum

In today's review of the MotU Classics Shadow Beast, I raised the question of how this figure could so obviously be based on the old Filmation designs, when those are reportedly off-limits for the characters. Here's what Mattel had to … Continue reading

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Top 10 Valve action figures NECA should make

Last week E3 happened, and there were lots of people going nuts over the unveiling on Nintendo's new console, and a new Halo, and blah blah blah. The real announcement is that everyone's favourite toy company, NECA, has acquired the … Continue reading

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BotCon box set Part 2 - Dead End

As promised yesterday, we're going to review the BotCon Animated figures. But since they all share molds with things we've already reviewed, we're just going to review what's new: namely, the paint apps and the head sculpts. And of course, … Continue reading

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Minimate Mini-Review #18 - Steel & Cyborg Superman

#18 - Steel/Cyborg Superman And now, some more OAFEry:Mattel's stupid SDCC 2018 plan Rustin's Spoils of the Week #99 Rustin's Spoils of the Week #115 We are important! We control the future! Marvel Monday: Black Widow Gone Wild

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The BotCon box set - Part 1

BotCon 2011 was last weekend, and this year's theme was all about Transformers: Animated. The figures, the comic, the guests, the cosplayers... it was heavy with Animated presence. And as a huge fan of Animated, I hated missing out. But … Continue reading

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GI Joe Movie Watch 2 - Jinx

According to The Hollywood Reporter, French actress Elodie Yung is in talks to join the still-untitled GI Joe sequel as the young female ninja, Jinx. You probably don't know Yung, whose highest-profile work so far has been in the sequel … Continue reading

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Calico Jack's Pirate Raiders - the real history

So it turns out the names Art Asylum's used for their Calico Jack's Pirate Raiders line aren't just made up - in many cases, they come from real historical people. Very few of whom were zombies. Let's look at the … Continue reading

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OAFEnet Email Update for Thursday, June 9

Save a trip to the vet with the OAFEnet Email Update.

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #20

The back half of my travel took me to the great state of Florida. This meant two things, time off close enough to Orlando that I'll have some theme park hauls coming up, and, well, just more away-from-home shopping with … Continue reading

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