Category Archives: DC Direct

"Batman: the Animated Series" toys get advertised

And now, some more OAFEry:Rustin's Spoils of the Week #153 DKR Mutant Leader addendum Sam Fisher doing the splits Flippin' through Previews - March '15 SDCC Panels 2012 - Mattel & DC Comics: A Heroic Partnership

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SDCC 2015 - DC Collectibles

DC Direct had the unenviable task of being the first toy manufacturer panel of the Con, hosting their presentation just one paltry hour after the Exhibitor Hall doors opened and when most folks are still seeing the sights and attempting … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #164

Work - am I right guys? Thanks for you everlovin' blue-eyed patience with the variable time constraints on getting this column up! Here's kind of a fun one as I continue to get caught up on my deep backlog. Today … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #159

Last weekend was WonderCon (formerly WonderCon Anaheim [formerly WonderCon, but in San Francisco]) in sunny Anaheim, CA, and yours truly made a day of it, stalking about for some sweet finds, fun buys and shocking revelations. Join me, won't you, … Continue reading

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Kingdom Come action figure poster

DC's Kingdom Come miniseries was one of the biggest hits of the '90s, and inspired its own line of action figures from DC Direct. Someone used those figures to make a poster homaging the series' iconic covers: l-r: (back row) … Continue reading

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DC fixing its breakage issues

DC asked, and you answered. And now they're doing something about it. We received fan questions asking about quality issues with DC Collectibles product, so we wanted to take a moment to give you a look at where we are … Continue reading

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DC quality control issues

Have you had trouble with DC Direct products, lately? Broken joints, bad paint, etc.? They want to hear from you. Any recourse for a broken ankle on my brand new DC Collectibles Batman Animated Series figure, @DCComics? pic.twitter.com/lODPMhjSSE — Brandon … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #145

And we're back! Let's cut the chit and skip the chat cause it's time to dive into yet another year of Epic Haluage thanks to the world (in)famous San Diego Comic Con 2014! And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' Through Previews … Continue reading

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SDCC 2014 - Day 2 (Thursday)

I got downtown at 7am to find remarkably high traffic for that earlier on the first full day of the convention - a foreboding sign. I hoofed it down to the Convention Center to find a big line wrapping out … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #141

This is week your faithful author is subjecting himself, yet again, to the annual agony and ecstasy of San Diego Comic-Con, so it's no better time to take a look back at my Comic Con haul from two years ago. … Continue reading

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