Category Archives: Playmates

My Little 'Jira

And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' through Previews - May '14 Twilight Sparkle moonlights as a Trump speechwriter Godzilla vs. MechaGodzilla Four Horsies of the 'Pocalypse We've all been there before

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Soon Forget: Nickelodeon Zog

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our figure today is Playmates' TMNT Zog. In 2015, with the Nick Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toyline continuing along, Walmart got a … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: Darkwing Duck Series 2

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our subject today is Playmates' second series of Darkwing Duck toys. Playmates' 1991 Darkwing Duck line had a decent selection of characters … Continue reading

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The Aliens/TMNT crossover that never was

You've seen He-Man, you've seen Star Wars, but now how about the Xenomorphs? No, not like that! And now, some more OAFEry:Alien vs. Predator mini-comic tribute Hellboy vs. TMNT, three ways Flippin' Through Previews - August '09 The TMNT creations … Continue reading

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TMNT Ultimates: Scratch addendum

Like Antrax, Scratch had a long path to toy-hood. In 1990, prolific TMNT character designer Ryan Brown pitched a set based on Edward Lear's 1870 poem "The Owl and the Pussy-Cat" - you know, really tapping into the hottest trends … Continue reading

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Matt Frank draws Titan Tech Godzilla and Kong

This is just some cool art of everybody's favorite cyber monsters:   And now, some more OAFEry:Rustin's Spoils of the Week #159 More on King Kong's rights situation Why has no company made this toy before? Flippin' through Previews - … Continue reading

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TMNT: "Antrax addendum" addendum!

Yeah, you read that right, this is an addendum to an addendum. Last week we told you about all the steps it took for Antrax to become a real character, beginning with this Mega Mutant concept: And now, some more … Continue reading

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TMNT: Antrax addendum

Remember the saga of Baxter Stockman, and how two unrelated characters were combined into the fly we know today? He was far from the only time that happened. And now, some more OAFEry:Rustin's Spoils of the Week #149 Minimalist Lego … Continue reading

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TMNT Ultimates: Mondo Gecko addendum

Today, yo reviewed the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Ultimates Mondo Gecko from Super7. The character was created by Mirage Studios' own Ryan Brown (yep, him again) and refined by Anaglyph Sculpture's David Arshawsky, who gave him a definite "Big Daddy … Continue reading

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TMNT Ultimates: Casey Jones addendum

Today's Super7 TMNT Ultimates Casey Jones review said that instead of the duplicate weapons, the toy could have included an unmasked head. It sounds like a flight of fancy, since Super7 is all about updating the old toys, but did … Continue reading

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