Tag Archives: Harry Potter

SDCC 2011 - Day 3, Saturday

Saturday, O Saturday. You used to be the most dreaded day of the con, but now thanks to the massive siphoning power of A-List panels and their three-hour lines you are now just another day. And now, some more OAFEry:Garbage … Continue reading

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Top 10 Harry Potter toys NECA should have made

One of the key differences between J.K. Rowling's fascinating, popular franchise Harry Potter and other fads born from children's franchises, like, say, Twilight, is that Harry Potter is actually really good. Rowling created a world of fascinating characters, both likeable … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #22

Traveling for work deposited me in the fine state of Florida not too long ago leaving me only a few short hours from Orlando. This of course meant one thing... Destination: Wizarding World of Harry Potter! With my one day … Continue reading

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Flippin' Through Previews - June '11

It's time once again to thumb through the toy section of this month's Previews, and see what goodies we can uncover. Scheduled to start shipping in August. And now, some more OAFEry:When did they reinstate the draft? Change-Bots come to … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #6

I travel quite frequently for work. Sometime it takes me to tedious and uninteresting locales, but other times I get bursts of exotic romanticism. Much is the case with my current predicament which found me in London for a week, … Continue reading

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Flippin' Through Previews - October '10

It's time once again to thumb through the toy section of this month's Previews, and see what goodies we can uncover. Scheduled to start shipping in December. And now, some more OAFEry:Geeks for Tots: Win Stuff and Help Kids! Soon … Continue reading

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Spoilers on toys

Action figure manufacturers are often less than diligent when it comes to restraining themselves from giving away movie plot points with their toys. Whether it's in the bio text on the back or just the existence of a particular toy, … Continue reading

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Flippin' Through Previews - October '07

It's time once again to thumb through the toy section of this month's Previews, and see what goodies we can uncover. Scheduled to start shipping in December. And now, some more OAFEry:"Avengers 4" Movie Series: Captain America review How to … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Amazonian Fuckwits

yo sez: So, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows came out yesterday, right? And it was a massive laydown, a huge book release unprecedented in the history of mankind, or something? You know the deal. And everyone got their books … Continue reading

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Flippin' Through Previews - June '07

It's time once again to thumb through the toy section of this month's Previews, and see what goodies we can uncover. And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' Through Previews - December '06 Cobra Commander gets the key to the city of … Continue reading

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