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A Lego Batcave worthy of Bruce Wayne

And now, some more OAFEry:DC Bombshells Mystery Minis - Batgirl review Batman: Dead End Imaginext DC Blind Bagged Figures Series 2 Sam Fisher doing the splits Go inside Mezco's One:12 Collective Batman

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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:Sewer Mutation Warrior Alien addendum Transformers BotBots Atomic Freeze … 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 '14 Predator 2 dance … 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:An aerial view of Cobra Island Flippin' through Previews … 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:DCeased Batman addendum Flippin' Through Previews - June '11 … 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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