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Do not preorder the Battletoads toys

You've probably seen the ads for the new Battletoads action figures from Premium DNA Toys. Preorders just began the other day: And now, some more OAFEry:Madballs Blind Bags - Dust Brain review Soon Forget - Madballs Blind Bags Black Out … Continue reading

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Mario sneaks ads into playtime

You know those Lego Mario sets? The ones with the electronic eyes and mouth? Turns out they get firmware updates, too, and the latest one is doing something creepy: And now, some more OAFEry:Mech Ideas' Toon Titans! (*Mario dying sound*) … Continue reading

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Illustrated King Kong addendum

So in today's review, we had a bit of fun pretending that NECA's Ultimate King Kong (Illustrated edition) was not really from our world, but from another, with the main "evidence" being the lack of copyright information on the packaging … Continue reading

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Well that's just gross

NECA has opened preorders for a second round of their TMNT Lootcrates, and this is how they've chosen to advertise it: So that's what we're doing? We're just advertising directly to resellers, now? The idea was probably supposed to be … Continue reading

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Crisis of Wasted Potential

The toy license Todd McFarlane has: The toy license Todd McFarlane thinks he has: (via) And now, some more OAFEry:Rustin's Spoils of the Week #27 Marvel vs. DC vs. Transformers Supervillain primary debate, part 4 Cocktails at the Cantina Rustin's … Continue reading

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WTF, Walmart?

Yesterday, I got an email from Walmart saying they'd canceled my McFarlane Deathstroke preorder. So I went on their website and just ordered it because apparently it was in stock and ready to be delivered? What the hell is going … Continue reading

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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:Alien vs. Predator mini-comic tribute Alien/Predator two-pack addendum Sewer Mutation Warrior Alien addendum Rustin's Spoils … 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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