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An observation

It’s kinda interesting how much the reissues of NECA Ultimates can be different from older releases of ostensibly the same item. And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' Through Previews - October '07 Soon Forget: The undead future of S.L.U.G. Zombies Prometheus: … Continue reading

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How to become a single parent

Remember this couple, where the guy refused to stop buying Funko POP!s and pissed off his girlfriend? Well, good news: it's not always the collectors who are the a-holes in a relationship. Another AITA post has come up, this time … Continue reading

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Preorder NECA's TMNT movie Tokka and Rahzar

You heard right: NECA's making Tokka and Rahzar, and you can get yours now! Rather than repeat the colossal eff-ups they've had for their past couple Turtle exclusives, NECA is finally being smart about this set: from now until this … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: DC Multiverse "ToyBiz" Riddler

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our figure today is Mattel's Riddler. This figure, shown off at Toy Fair 2019, is fundamentally identical to the DCUC16 Riddler, just … Continue reading

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There are no cops in Lego City

Like many companies, Lego released a statement supporting Black Lives Matter: Unlike a lot of companies (other than maybe Ben & Jerry's), they're not just stopping there.

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Brick lives matter

How we're spending our summer vacation: (Please note that what's happening in Minneapolis is not "racial" protests, it's a protest about the willful killing of a helpless man, a protest against police brutality. Calling it a racial protest suggests it's … Continue reading

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Thanks for (literally) nothing, Funko!

Funko has announced "frontline worker" POP!s, in honor of the Covid-19 workers. This sums up our thoughts pretty well: (via) And now, some more OAFEry:Yes, you are. Flippin' through Previews - November '15 Funko POP!s with human eyes The gift … Continue reading

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Robin's New 52 costume history

Today's review of DC Multiverse Red Robin said that all the New 52 Robins have worn their own unique suits. Take a look: And now, some more OAFEry:Exclusive DCSH Man-Bat fax DC Bombshells Mystery Minis - Poison Ivy review Rustin's … Continue reading

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X-Men Retro Collection Storm addendum

So, what color is Storm's outfit, and why can't people agree on it? And now, some more OAFEry:Rustin's Spoils of the Week #81 Marvel Legends "Big Time" Spider-Man addendum How to fix loose joints Rustin's Spoils of the Week #18 … Continue reading

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Minimate Mini-Review #389 - Strong Guy

#389 - Strong Guy And now, some more OAFEry:Marvel Legends addendum: dat (female) body! Minimate Mini-Review #387 - Cyclops & Havok So, is Iceman gay or what? BtAS Riddler addendum Minimate Mini-Review #109 - Magneto & Mystique

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