Category Archives: Kenner

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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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #118

Ho-lee bejamberust!!!! WHAT A WEEK!!! Ever wanted something freshly released, Rustin? Well here it ALL is! Brand new Pacific Rim, brand new Predators, brand new GI Joe, brand new TMNT AND a complete set of Adam West Batman figures - … Continue reading

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Clever Ghostbusters display

Egon, Venkman, Ray and Winston go to work while Dana and Louis look on: Characters by Mattel. Ecto-1 and headquarters by Kenner. Stay-Puft by not wearing a condom. And now, some more OAFEry:Rustin's Spoils of the Week #12 Minimate Mini-Review … Continue reading

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Hasbro's 35 years of progress

Sent in by a reader: And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' Through Previews - December '08 These boxes totally look like Darkseid Illusion is the ultimate weapon Flippin' Through Previews - February '11 The biggest properties of the '80s

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A different kind of "vintage" Darth Maul

Today, I reviewed the Star Wars Vintage Collection Darth Maul, and it's a really cool figure. However, it's undeniably a modern figure - they can put it on whatever kind of card they want, it's still clearly designed and modeled … Continue reading

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Rocket Firing Boba Fett addendum

Since we reviewed the Rocket Firing Boba Fett today, we thought you might like some more info about the figure. For instance, here's the first take on the mailaway offer: And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' through Previews - June '15 … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #14

I really love looking at photos of people's collections, and a few years back I stumbled on a guy who collected only Wonder Woman figures and statues. And by gum, seeing so many iterations and variations on the same character … Continue reading

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Lights, camera, ACTION (figures)!

Today yo reviewed the George Lucas in Stormtrooper Disguise figure, and mentioned that he's just one of several directors who have their own action figures. And now, some more OAFEry:Minimate Mini-Review #308 - Suited Vision & Scarlet Witch Rustin's Spoils … Continue reading

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¡Mirar hacia arriba en el cielo!

You know how much of Mattel's DCU Classics line is given over to the Four Horsemen creating cool updates of all the characters who appeared in Kenner's "Super Powers" stuff back in the '80s. There's one figure, however, who is … Continue reading

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Spoilers on toys

Action figure manufacturers are often less than diligent when it comes to restraining themselves from giving away movie plot points with their toys. Whether it's in the bio text on the back or just the existence of a particular toy, … Continue reading

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