Category Archives: Kenner

Scorpion Alien addendum

Today's review of NECA's Kenner-style Scorpion Alien didn't even hint at how weird the creature could have been. First, though, here's the animal the alien came out of: How would a facehugger even attach to that? And now, some more … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: Chewbacca's Wookie family

Happy Life Day! This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our figures today are Kenner's Star Wars Lumpy, Itchy, and Malla. And now, some more OAFEry:Rustin's Spoils of the … Continue reading

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I seem to recognize your face - Wayne Knight

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of pieces pointing out odd action figures of unlikely actors. People known more as character actors than action stars, and thus unlikely candidates for plastic representation. Our honoree … Continue reading

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Dress like Bruce Wayne

Remember Kenner's Bruce Wayne figure? Now you can wear his same shirt! Shame it's not a turtleneck. And now, some more OAFEry:DC Bombshells Mystery Minis - Catwoman review Flippin' through Previews - March '15 Rustin's Spoils of the Week #205 … Continue reading

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Gorilla Alien addendum

Today's review of NECA's Kenner-style Gorilla Alien said that the created it emerged from was shown in the comic. Here, take a look: And now, some more OAFEry:Movie Maniacs 6: "Predator 2" addendum Rustin's Spoils of the Week #207 Retro … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: R'Zor Predator

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our figure today is Kenner's R-Zor Warrior. In 1994, Kenner had plans to add "Predator Hunters" to the ranks of the Space … Continue reading

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Alien vs. Predator mini-comic tribute

In honor of their Alien vs. Predator Action Figure 2-Pack, NECA re-created portions of the original minicomic using their figures: It would have been cool if, instead of of just reprinting the comic, they'd done the whole thing this way. … Continue reading

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I seem to recognize your face - George Carlin

This is the second in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of pieces pointing out odd action figures of unlikely actors. People known more as character actors than action stars, and thus unlikely candidates for plastic representation. Our honoree … Continue reading

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Gargoyles: Xanatos addendum

Do you notice anything odd about the main picture in today's Xanatos (w/ Steel Clan Battle Armor) review?

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Batman becomes high art

Robert Burden is the artist who became famous for his stylish oil painting of Battle Cat (followed up by lots of other toys). Here's a piece he did starring Kenner's Batman toys: You'll want to see that at a bigger … Continue reading

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