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The Mini Menace Ladybug

That's the first drawing of Ladybug ever done, circa 2005.

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Velocitron Speedia 500 Part 1

The "Velocitron Speedia 500 Collection" figures that are exclusive to Walmart in the US are available to Japanese fans via TakaraTomy Mall (basically their version of Hasbro Pulse). But Takara does one better than Hasbro, also publishing some brief comics … Continue reading

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The panel that launched a thousand fan theories

Here, from 1993's X-Men #23, is the scene where Mr. Sinister lets slip that Cyclops may have more family than he thought: At the time, it could have meant anything. In 2006, when Vulcan was introduced, it raised the question … Continue reading

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Mace Windu and the Battle of Dantooine

Today's review talked about how Mace Windu was still part of the official story. Clone Wars Chapter 13 aired on March 30, 2004. It saw Mace Windu on the planet Dantooine, trying to deal with the Separatists' seismic tank. Riding … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: Frog Thor

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our subject today is ToyBiz's Frog Thor. At SDCC 2006, ToyBiz, knowing their time with the Marvel license was coming to an … Continue reading

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Ariel Olivetti's Leader

From today's review, here's the specific piece of art that inspired the Leader figure: It really is quite a good reproduction. Shame we don't know who sculpted it. And now, some more OAFEry:Avengers (Gamerverse) Game Series: Stealth Captain America review … Continue reading

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DCeased Supergirl addendum - Zombie Kara

As mentioned in today's review, there was only one variant cover that showed the Last Daughter of Krypton as a zombie: And now, some more OAFEry:Transformers BotBots Captain Cartridge exclusive & Swapbox 16 review ATFC '12 - Day 5: everyone … Continue reading

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Ninja Spawn addendum

Officially, Ninja Spawn's first appearance is in Spawn #297, in a panel showcasing a bunch of popular action figures alternate Spawns: It's nice, but he'd already appeared more than a dozen years earlier. And now, some more OAFEry:Spawn Series 12: … Continue reading

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MODOK World Domination Tour addendum

As mentioned in today's review, the MODOK Elvises were not the only threat Nextwave faced as they fought toward their ultimate goal. Here, from Nextwave: Agents of HATE #11, are the double-page spreads of wild creations, with the villains we … Continue reading

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Trans rights are sentient rights

Optimus Pride would be proud: You tell 'im, Anode! And now, some more OAFEry:Transformers BotBots Slobber Rock review New from Repro Labels Transformers BotBots Glam Glare Fancy Flare review Transformers BotBots factions When is a toy "out"?

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