Tag Archives: Shazam

A Lego Batcave worthy of Bruce Wayne

And now, some more OAFEry:Rustin's Spoils of the Week #225 Gremlins Countdown Calendar review - Day 12 ATFC '12 - Day 2: Mattel Rustin's Spoils of the Week #131 Geek Speak: the Death Tax

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Flippin' through Previews - May '15

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 July. And now, some more OAFEry:Marvel Studios: The First Ten Years checklist Flippin' through … Continue reading

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Flippin' through Previews - December '13

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 February. And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' through Previews - September '11 Rustin's Spoils of … Continue reading

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A Marvel by any other name

Despite the ire it riled among some fans, Captain Marvel becoming Shazam is just the latest installment in a long tradition of naming issues that surround the character. In 1919, Wilford H. Fawcett began circulating copies of a new magazine … Continue reading

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Flippin' through Previews - June '13

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:Collect your own Secret Six What does the GI … Continue reading

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Flippin' through Previews - April '13

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 June. And now, some more OAFEry:Soon Forget: Fossilsaurus yo sez: I'm making a Transformers … Continue reading

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Lou Scheimer: Creating The Filmation Generation

A press release: Hailed as one of the fathers of Saturday morning television, Lou Scheimer was the co-founder of Filmation Studios, which for over 25 years provided animated excitement for TV and film. Always at the forefront, Scheimer's company created … 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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Captain Marvel addendum, part 2

When Captain Marvel debuted, he was a pretty standard hero: secret identity, supervillains, all that. He had a mildly interesting character arc, in that he came to Earth as a conqueror but was won over by humanity (like Silver Surfer); … Continue reading

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You know what "SHAZAM" means?

Billy Batson is granted mystical powers by the Wizard Shazam whenever he speaks his mentor's name, becoming Captain Marvel, the World's Mightiest Mortal. You know what those powers are, right? the wisdom of Solomon the strength of Hercules the stamina … Continue reading

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