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Larry Hama addendum: GI Joe sales numbers

In today's review of the Kickstarter Larry Hama review, yo referred to GI Joe as one of the most popular books of the 1980s. That isn't just hyperbole or a phrase, we've got the numbers to back it up. And … Continue reading

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Imaginext DC Blind Bagged Figures Series 6

The Imaginext Bind Bag series are things I really, really enjoy but I've found them increasingly tough to find over the last several waves series. Fortunately, this sixth series of the DC ones seemed to be a return to ample … Continue reading

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Imaginext DC Blind Bagged Figures Series 2

The first series of DC Imaginext Blinds Bags was a big surprise but was, and has been, notoriously difficult to find, even after a re-release a year or two ago! So it was a great relief to find this second … Continue reading

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The many names of Micron

The Batman Beyond character Micron has no official public identity, a fact which yo has used to great effect to always call him a series of ridiculous names. Ridiculous names taken from any number of sources. And now, some more … Continue reading

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The Spider-Verse Spider-Men

We've talked a few times about all the different Spideys (or "Spider Totems," as the villains referred to them) who appeared in Marvel's 2014 Spider-Verse crossover. And we know that a lot of fans are following Shocka's lead in building … Continue reading

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Hasbro announces SDCC exclusive online sale details

The various Comic-Con exclusives will be released in waves, rather than all at once. Dates are subject to change, of course, but here's the current plan: Friday, August 16: My Little Pony, Disney Princess, Trolls, UglyDoll Wednesday, August 21: Overwatch … Continue reading

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An Overwatch by any other name

So the second series of Hasbro's Overwatch Ultimates is up for preorder on Amazon, and... the characters appear to be going undercover? Who can forget everyone's favorite cowboy, Chili, and his famous catchphrase, "it's 11:59 and 59 seconds!" And now, … Continue reading

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Nighthawk Begins

As you learned today, Nighthawk takes his name from a fandom hoax. At least, that's the story Roy Thomas tells: Richard Kyle had once pulled a fandom hoax by making fanzine-publishers Don and Maggie Thompson print a piece about an … Continue reading

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Marvel Legends addendum: dat (wrinkled cloth) body!

Hasbro has two similarly sized male bodies, most easily differentiated by the cloth-like wrinkles on this one. Now there are enough toys using it that it's worth making a list of them: Spider-UK Captain Universe Prowler two Magnetos Puma Guardian … Continue reading

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Oversized Army Alphas

Do you perchance recall the "Army Alphas" Kickstarter from a few years ago, which offered backers some generic 4" figures - skeletons, soldiers, policemen, what have you? The folks behind it (Cryptid Toys, which sounds like they should be making … Continue reading

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