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GI Joe gets even worse

Who is in charge of the GI Joe brand at Hasbro right now, and why do they keep going in the wrong damn direction? Last week yo complained about how the new Classified Series figures are just copying the 1980s … Continue reading

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At ease, disease! Sgt. Slaughter has re-enlisted!

Bob Remus has apparently signed a multi-year deal with Hasbro that will see the beloved Sgt. Slaughter return to the GI Joe brand, including appearing in the Classified line. According to the Sarge himself, the WWF's refusal to let him … Continue reading

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Transformers BotBots cartoon trailer

And now, some more OAFEry:Transformers BotBots Slurp-A-Derp review Transformers: Nitro Zeus addendum A Marxist interpretation of Michael Bay's Transformers BotCon box set part 5 - Wildrider Retro Con Optimus Prime

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Optimus Prime can GET IT!

(And Megatron will keep it.) Kotobukiya has announced that the Transformers will be joining its Bishoujo statue line, beginning with Optimus Prime and Megatron: Lots of clever design touches here, like Optimus' windows becoming pockets, or Megatron's new haircut resembling … Continue reading

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Hasbro re-ups Star Wars license... and Indiana Jones

Just announced today, Hasbro and Lucasfilm have agreed to extend their decades-long partnership. They retain the master license for Star Wars, and will also be releasing toys based on next year's Indiana Jones 5 - hopefully they do better this … Continue reading

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Mythic Legions presents: Krampus

Yesterday, the Four Horsemen sent out an email announcing a surprise sale to be held today: Welcome to December! There's a chill in the air lately. Winter is upon us. As this is the season for surprises, why waste time? … Continue reading

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Lego Baba Yaga

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McFarlane Toys doing Avatar

"Just the fact that they made her is a triumph for fans and collectors, because it's not like anyone else was going to." Oh, you're sure of that, are you? Looks like yo really picked the perfect time to start … Continue reading

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Do not preorder the Battletoads toys

You've probably seen the ads for the new Battletoads action figures from Premium DNA Toys. Preorders just began the other day: And now, some more OAFEry:Madballs Blind Bags - Skull Face review Madballs at Sonic Madballs Blind Bags - Aargh! … Continue reading

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Mario sneaks ads into playtime

You know those Lego Mario sets? The ones with the electronic eyes and mouth? Turns out they get firmware updates, too, and the latest one is doing something creepy: And now, some more OAFEry:Jingle Bells, Bartman Smells The Makuta of … Continue reading

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