Category Archives: Playmates

The Star Wars/TMNT crossover that never was

In the early '90s, before the Power of the Force II line began, Hasbro/Kenner's Star Wars license was finally expiring, which meant other toy companies could have potentially grabbed it. This wasn't just a bidding war, though, because George Lucas … Continue reading

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Voltron: Legendary Defender: Voltron addendum

Voltron itself doesn't have a pilot, so in conjunction with today's review, here's the official profile of Princess Allura: Pilot of the Castleship Often all business, Princess Allura is a whip-smart alien princess. Allura is the daughter of King Alfor, … Continue reading

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Voltron: Legendary Defender: Black Lion addendum

In conjunction with today's Black Lion review, here's the official profile of its pilot, Shiro: Guardian Spirit of Sky Captured by the Galra while on a mission, Shiro was experimented upon before escaping back to Earth. He returned with a … Continue reading

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Voltron: Legendary Defender: Red Lion addendum

In conjunction with today's Red Lion review, here's the official profile of its pilot, Keith: Guardian Spirit of Fire Orphaned at a young age before enlisting in the Galaxy Garrison, Keith is somewhat of a lone wolf. Considered to be … Continue reading

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Voltron: Legendary Defender: Yellow Lion addendum

In conjunction with today's Yellow Lion review, here's the official profile of its pilot, Hunk: Guardian Spirit of Land Hunk is the team's mechanic and he's a naturally good-hearted guy who is quick to laugh at himself. He's got a … Continue reading

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Voltron: Legendary Defender: Green Lion addendum

In conjunction with today's Green Lion review, here's the official profile of its pilot, Pidge: Guardian Spirit of Forest Pidge originally joined the team to search the galaxy for missing family members, but then came to understand the larger goal … Continue reading

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Voltron: Legendary Defender: Blue Lion addendum

In conjunction with today's Blue Lion review, here's the official profile of its pilot, Lance: Guardian Spirit of Water Lance is all about having fun, even a million miles away from Earth's comforts and distractions. Full of confidence and even … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: Mighty Mutanimals

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our figures today are Fun Publications' proposed TMNT box set. And now, some more OAFEry:Happy Halloween from Dimension X Flippin' Through Previews … Continue reading

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Wanted: Larry Burns action figure

Just realized we need the Larry Burns toy for Figuretoon use. Here's a digital mock up of why: And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' Through Previews - October '07 Mario sneaks ads into playtime Flippin' Through Previews - April '07 Simpsons … Continue reading

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I seem to recognize your face - Robert Picardo

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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