Monthly Archives: August 2012

GI Joe and the Transformers #6

In today's review of the Sockwave HISS, we said that the packaging was styled like a comicbook, pretending that the GI Joe and the Transformers comic ran for more than four issues. And just like last year, we wanted to … Continue reading

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OAFEnet Email Update for Thursday, August 16

Redeem this coupon for $5 off the OAFEnet Email Update.

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Mattel screws customer out of Voltron

An article posted today on Consumerist once again highlights the idiocy of Mattel and its subscriptions. A fan signed up for "Club Lion Force," aka the Voltron sub. He was living in New York at the time, but recently got … Continue reading

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Collection Intervention tonight on SyFy

Remember back in January when Toy Hunters debuted on the Travel Channel? Well, there's another toy show coming to air this week, and it's on just as unlikely a channel. Premiering this Tuesday at 10pm on the SciFi channel, Collection … Continue reading

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This week in comicshops - 08/15

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

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Minimate Mini-Review #67 - Dr. Ray Stantz & Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man

#67 - Dr. Ray Stantz/Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man And now, some more OAFEry:SDCC 2012 Panels - Mattel: Mattypalooza 2012 Rustin's Spoils of the Week #176 ATFC '12 - Day 2: Mattel Minimate Mini-Review #75 - Real Ghostbusters Series 1 Box Set … Continue reading

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On the subject of the GI Joe Club and its subscriptions

The GI Joe Club just sent out this email: Hello all you G.I. Joe Fans! We are excited to announce that the G.I. Joe Collectors'’ Club Figure Subscription Service (FSS) is now ACTIVE. To subscribe to the FSS... Click Here! … Continue reading

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OAFEnet Email Update for Thursday, August 9

Live! Via six-hour broadcast delay! It's the bronze medal round of the OAFEnet Email Update!

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Battle Beasts commercial

Since we reviewed the first new Battle Beasts release this week, it only seems appropriate to show you this commercial for the old toys: Apparently the way to save money on your animation budget is to show everything in your … Continue reading

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Fall of Cybertron Bruticus addendum

Like we said in today's review, Fall of Cybertron Bruticus comes in a really impressive box. The back has blocks of color to represent the Combaticons, while the front has an image of Bruticus stomping on Jazz: And now, some … Continue reading

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