Category Archive: action figures

Mar
10

I love/hate Hasbro!

We are 3 months into 2018 and Toy giant Hasbro has already dropped 3 new waves of Marvel Legends – the Deadpool Wave with a Sasquatch BAF, a Spider-Man wave with a huge Lizard BAF, and an Avengers Infinity War wave with a sleeveless Thanos! On top of these waves they also released a Ghost …

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Sep
04

A Guide to Fan Expo

Fan Expo is a great event that happens in Toronto every year on Labour Day weekend. You can dress up like it’s Halloween and meet your favourite TV actors, movie stars, comic book artists, and voice actors. Every year, there are different exhibitions for everyone to enjoy: Thor Ragnarak costume display, Stephen King’s It – …

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Aug
27

SH Figuarts Spider-Man : The definitive Spidey?

Spider-Man is arguably Marvel’s most popular character, and with great popularity comes great… merchandising? Over the years we have seen ridiculous amounts of Spidey-Merch hit shelves around the world, everything from bicycles to shampoo to breakfast cereal, and of course untold numbers of action figures! But which is the definitive Spider-Man figure currently to display …

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Aug
27

The Ant-Man from Japan!

Completing a team is super important when it comes to figure collecting, not an easy task considering how quickly certain characters become “rare” and ridiculously pricey once scalpers start to notice the trend. Sometimes you can’t complete the team because some members just don’t get the action figure treatment, but sometimes team completion is possible, …

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Aug
20

Choosing sides with Marvel Select

Normally action figures drop just before the Movie in order to get fans hyped up and sell tickets, but sometimes toy makers take their sweet time and release figures months after the movie buzz has died down, for whatever reason. This is the case for Marvel Select’s offerings from the Captain America : Civil War movie. …

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Aug
11

DC Movies: Good at being Bad?

A team made up of bad guys and crazies under the control of the Government? Yea thats something I would watch. Why not? Oh wait its part of the DC Universe? Yea I’ll still watch it, but with lowered expectations. Not eager to let DC hurt me again, but hey, maybe  its actually good?

Mar
19

Batman v Superman : Action Figure roundup!

With less than a week to go before Batman V Superman explodes on to the big screen to either great applause or intense face palms its easy to see who the real winners are… the collectors.

Feb
06

New Faces and some Deja Vu from 2015!

How is everyone doing on their New Year’s resolutions? How are those abs coming along? Don’t give up! While we can’t help you achieve buns of steel we CAN help you reminisce on the nerdy good times of 2015! And boy o’ boy were there some good times! Many fresh new faces along with some …

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Sep
09

To the Moon!

When it comes to building toys I will either take an incredibly long time to follow the included instructions or I will forego the instructions completely and make some weird mess. For this reason I usually skip anything that requires actual assembling, unless of course there are awesome astronaut minifigures involved!

Aug
13

A Marvellous Selection

When movie producers discovered that Superhero movies were capable of making ridiculous amounts of money they began to make as many deals as possible, and with the growing popularity of caped cinema came tons of merchandising possibilities. Unfortunately not all characters have gotten equal time in the limelight, unfortunately some characters, despite how badass they …

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