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History books are edited by the victors

In honor of today's Homelander review: "Der Sieger wird immer der Richter und der Besiegte stets der Angeklagte sein." And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' Through Previews - April '07 DC Direct figures that have a waist Rustin's Spoils of the … Continue reading

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A tour of Toys R Us in 1991

Okay, not so much a "tour" as a random collection of footage from the day before Thanksgiving: And now, some more OAFEry:GI Joe Movie Watch: A study of Scarlett Transformers BotBots Stinkosaurus Rex & exclusive Bum Sprout reviews Gonna tell … Continue reading

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Crisis of Wasted Potential

The toy license Todd McFarlane has: The toy license Todd McFarlane thinks he has: (via) And now, some more OAFEry:Cracked.com talks toys Soon Forget: The undead future of S.L.U.G. Zombies Flippin' through Previews - September '11 Todds R Us Rustin's … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: DC Direct DCeased

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our figure today is DC Direct's DCeased line. Last month we finished up looking at all the DC Comics figures Mattel left … 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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DC Bombshells Mystery Minis - Supergirl review

And now, some more OAFEry:Walking Dead Mystery Minis: Shane Walsh (In Memorium) Horror Classics Mystery Minis - Leatherface Fallout 4 Mystery Minis - Mr. Handy review Flippin' through Previews - February '16 Mad Max: Fury Road Mystery Minis - Nux … Continue reading

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Transformers BotBots Captain Cartridge exclusive & Swapbox 16 review

Hasbro brought a Transformers BotBots exclusive with them to San Diego Comic-Con this year: the "Con Crew" set, which features 'bots from three different factions: the Fantastic Fuelers, the Meet n' Greets, and the Line League. And now, some more … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #219

And now we partake in the second Mattelocaust in order rush through a handful of 2019 purchases from that once great toy manufacturer. I enjoyed the Aquaman movie far more than I imagined but by the time I'd seen it, … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #217

I don't really want to call this a "Mattelocaust," as that incorporates a very loaded word with a generally pretty specific connotation, and while we love to gripe about Mattel's inadequacies... that seems a rotten comparison to make. However, I … Continue reading

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