Monthly Archives: October 2013

Walking Dead Mystery Minis: RV Walker review

When I was getting this Mystery Mini, I let a guy at the comicshop pick out which specific box I'd take from the display. So if you don't like this week's Walking Dead Wednesday, blame Phil. And now, some more … Continue reading

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Toy sculptors as toys

When artists need to create a face, it's easier to use a real-life reference than to make something up. Alex Ross paints his friends and family into his works, and toy sculptors put themselves and their co-workers into the toys. … Continue reading

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This week in comicshops - 10/23

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

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Minimate Mini-Review #122 - Morgan & Zombie Mike

#122 - Morgan/Zombie Mike And now, some more OAFEry:Vitruvian HACKS 2020 Deluxe Advent Calendar review - Day 20 Zombie Lab: Marian (E005) exclusive review Eternia Minis: He-Man & Skeletor exclusive reviews Maximum Zombies civilian Minimate Mini-Review #221 - Villain Zombies … Continue reading

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Krang's alternate bodies

In today's review of Krang, yo mentioned that Playmates had several other options for the evil brain's body. Here, via Steve Lavigne, are two of those rejected designs:   Now why weren't those ever approved/produced? Kids would have eaten that … Continue reading

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NYCC after-show report

Another October, another New York Comic Con. I've been attending since it first opened in 2006 (as well as the former New York Anime Festival), and I've seen it go from a pretty large con into a con so big … Continue reading

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OAFEnet Email Update for Thursday, October 17

The furlough is over: here comes the OAFEnet Email Update! (Just watch out for our bat-poop insane stenographer.) It's a beautiful October day - gray, dreary, and ready to rain - so bite into these Horror Month reviews.

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #114

Welcome.... TO SELECTASTROPHE I!!! I figured I've done one, two, three Legomageddons so it's time to branch out to other disasterous high volume collections. In our inaugural edition for all things from DST's "Select" brand we'll look at the eight … Continue reading

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Walking Dead Mystery Minis: Bicycle Girl review

WDW doesn't mean Walt Disney World, it means Walking Dead Wednesday! My second Walking Dead Mystery Minis purchase is, sadly, not a zombie that really goes with Merle - and yet, it's one that not only appeared in the comics, … Continue reading

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Trekformers II: robots where no man has gone before

Remember when Ratchet met Bones? Here's another crossover: Make sure you click the image to read the entire story. And now, some more OAFEry:Transformers BotBots Con-Packtor exclusive review Flippin' through Previews - May '16 Transformers BotBots Chef Nada review Flippin' … Continue reading

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