OAFEnet Email Update for Thursday, July 11

As we prepare for SDCC in less than a week, the OAFEnet Email Update gets lazy.

  • JOE FRIDAY! Black Out's expertise with long-range sniper rifles is the result of his obsession with accuracy. Black Out has no natural passion for stalking or shooting, rather, persistence and practice have resulted in a high level of accuracy never sparked by any flashes of brilliance...
  • There's no biographical info on the back of the packaging, but it does imply that this figure is meant to be an update of "Sneak Preview" Jango Fett, the ridiculously pre-posed one from 2002 (which is the same line that TVC Zam Wesell credited with being her inspiration). And no, we're not...
  • MARVEL MONDAY! Scientist Bruce Banner is known for transforming into the unstoppable Hulk, but the Hulk has undergone many transformations of his own. For a time he was a grey-skinned enforcer in Las Vegas, using the name Joe Fixit; later, he was fused with his red counterpart to form...
  • TRANSFORMERS TUESDAY! Bonecrusher loves nothing more than a rubble-strewn wasteland, and is happy to turn any location into one... as long as he has an audience. He tends to be a showoff around the other Decepticons, something they don't really mind too much. Except when he starts destroying...
  • The first three series of Minimates (which were based, loosely, on Marvel's various movie properties at the time - Daredevil, Spider-Man, X-Men and Hulk) all came out at once. In fact, they came out today: July 9, 2003. Today is the 10th Anniversary of the Marvel Minimates...
  • Michonne is wearing combat boots, jeans, a tanktop and a vest. The normal "color" version has a necklace painted on the figure's chest, but it's not present here. She is wearing her fingerless gloves, though - so basically, this looks exactly like the Michonne you know and love, just...

Also there's a blog. Cool things on it. Go read.

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