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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:Funko Pop! Movies: Starship Troopers Warrior Bug (#1051) review The gift everybody wants Coming soon: Funko … 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:ATFC '16 - Day 3: DST - Minimates ATFC '13 - Day 4: … 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:Minimate Mini-Review #110 - Xavier & Shaw Rustin's Spoils of the Week #71 Integrating Marvel Select Flippin’ Through Previews - September '07 Flippin' … Continue reading

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Minimate Mini-Review #389 - Strong Guy

#389 - Strong Guy And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' through Previews - February '15 Rustin's Spoils of the Week #83 Deadpool Legends: Casual Deadpool review Flippin' through Previews - November '14 Minimate Mini-Review #229 - Payback Wolverine & Classic Sentinel

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You are not the world's biggest Transformers fan

Or at least not the biggest sucker, because it's bad form on our part to equate "fandom" with "blind willingness to spend money." Anyway, some bloke spent $150,000 on the Transformers: Earth Wars game. And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' through … Continue reading

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Nighthawk Begins

As you learned today, Nighthawk takes his name from a fandom hoax. At least, that's the story Roy Thomas tells: Richard Kyle had once pulled a fandom hoax by making fanzine-publishers Don and Maggie Thompson print a piece about an … Continue reading

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Marvel Legends: Captain Marvel review

And now, some more OAFEry:yo - if we have to have variations... Marvel Legends Ultron addendum Flippin' through Previews - June '14 Marvel Legends addendum: dat (medium) body! Secret Wars standees

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Miles Morales and Spider-Gwen two-pack review

It's been a week since Into the Spider-Verse opened, and while we won't be getting into spoilers today, I think we can all agree the film is fantastic. However, when it comes to toys, things are rather lacking. And now, … Continue reading

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