Category Archives: Playmates

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:Flippin' through Previews - February '16 Well that's just gross Teenage Mutant Ninja Deadpool Flippin' through Previews - September … 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:ATFC '12 - Day 4: Bandai Godzilla vs. MechaGodzilla Flippin' through Previews - April '13 Rustin's Spoils of the Week #207 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 #76 Flippin' through … 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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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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