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Gremlins Countdown Calendar review - Day 25

Well, we've just crossed a threshold! Regular Advent calendars run from December 1st to the 24th, meaning yesterday would have been the last day. And yet, here we are on the 25th, with a figure that's still thematically appropriate: Santa … Continue reading

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Gremlins Countdown Calendar review - Day 24

Clearly Jakks knew that some people would be using this like a normal December advent calendar, because today's toy is Santa Gizmo. Same mogwai body as usual, but this time the head is molded with a floppy red Santa hat … Continue reading

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Gremlins Countdown Calendar review - Day 23

Dang, it took 13 days for Daffy to go from his mogwai form to a grown-up Gremlin? He really is the most unpredictable one around, isn't he! His bright green body gets dark spots by the elbows, matching the few … Continue reading

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Gremlins Countdown Calendar review - Day 22

Another plain green Gremlin, with a big white smile and red eyes. This one has a few brown spots painted on the upper edges of the ears and on the back of the forearms. It makes him look just a … Continue reading

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Gremlins Countdown Calendar review - Day 21

Oh-ho-ho-wow, something not even NECA has done! This is a Gremlin skeleton, from the scene where one ready-to-rampage Gremlin opts to take a souvenir photograph of his buddy, whose flesh is instantly fried away by the camera's flash. This mold … Continue reading

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Gremlins Countdown Calendar review - Day 20

Adult Mohawk gets the darker green body, and still has a light yellow stomach. His ears are gigantic, sticking out way wider than his arms, and they're painted with little stripes along the lower edge. He's got his extra-pointy "beard" … Continue reading

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Gremlins Countdown Calendar review - Day 19

Hey, look at that! It's our old favorite, the Electric Gremlin! Either Jakks used the same specific frame of animation NECA used, or they based this on NECA's toy. It's even got the same kind of base holding it up. … Continue reading

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Gremlins Countdown Calendar review - Day 18

Oh wow, wasn't expecting this! Day 18 brings the set's second Gizmo - Combat Gizmo. His new head is sculpted with angry eyes, and has a red bandana tied around the top. It's not really clear how that would stay … Continue reading

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Gremlins Countdown Calendar review - Day 17

Well that's out of order, isn't it? Getting George's mogwai form four days after getting him as a gremlin? And three days after little Lenny? His dark fur makes him look a lot like Mohawk, so it's a good thing … Continue reading

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Gremlins Countdown Calendar review - Day 16

Oh, okay: the reason George was green was because Lenny was going to be brown. (He still could have been the dark green, though.) Lenny's still no larger than usual, but the new head really sells who it is and … Continue reading

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