Monthly Archives: August 2014

Soon Forget: Marvel Select Mystique

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our figure today is Diamond Select Toys' Days of Future Past Mystique. Mystique would have been part of the Marvel Select line, … Continue reading

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Hot Wheels Let's Go review

Turns out the Fig Rig was just Step One in Mattel's plan to trick Lego fans into buying Hot Wheels - Step Two is the "Let's Go." Born: 2013 Birthplace: El Segundo, CA USA Designer: Hot Wheels Specialty: "Let's GO" … Continue reading

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OAFEnet Email Update for Thursday, August 7

The OAFEnet Email Update plans ahead.

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Goodbye, Skeletor

What a shame! The popular Tumblr Heal Yourself, Skeletor is shutting down. The site was basically just putting self-help quotes over screenshots of the cartoon, but was funny. And, I suppose, uplifting if you were in the right mindset. The … Continue reading

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This week in comicshops - 08/06

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

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Groot addendum - error or intentional?

One of our readers had a problem with his Groot: the right leg is either severely broken or a secret variant. Here, we see Amy Pond gesturing to the rough texture on the back of Groot's right knee compared to … Continue reading

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Minimate Mini-Review #191 - Marvel Minimates TRU Series 15

#191 - Transforming Thing/Herald Silver Surfer And now, some more OAFEry:Rustin's Spoils of the Week #28 Minimate Mini-Review #108 - Danger Room Wolverine & Omega Red Marvel Legends Book of the Vishanti exclusive addendum Minimate Mini-Review #117 - Betsy Braddock … Continue reading

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Flippin' through Previews - August '14

It's time once again to thumb through the toy section of this month's Previews, and see what goodies we can uncover. Scheduled to start shipping in October. And now, some more OAFEry:Minimate Mini-Review #211 - Abraham Ford & Military Zombie … Continue reading

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