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Thor and My Little Pony Wysteria
Thor and My Little Pony Wysteria
Thor and My Little Pony Wysteria

My Little Pony meets Thor? Add your caption in the comments below!

 
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Got this baby on clearance.
Got this baby on clearance.
Got this baby on clearance.

Hasbro has been making exclusive deals with different retailers lately. Agent Venom and Prototype Deco Boba Fett are Walgreens exclusive toys. The 50th Anniversary G.I. Joe line Is Toys R’ Us and Big Bad Toy Store exclusive. Th...

 
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Nick said no racy pictures. I'm a rebel.
Nick said no racy pictures. I'm a rebel.
Nick said no racy pictures. I'm a rebel.

Representation matters. It’s why people are fighting for Marvel to make a Black Widow movie, aside from Scarlett Johannson crushing the role (and a few larynxes along the way). Female superheroes matter because they teach girls...

 
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Golden_age_figurine_blazingSkull
Golden_age_figurine_blazingSkull

Jared Zichek became infatuated with Fletcher Hanks’s Stardust the Super Wizard, and with no prior toy-making experience, created a high-quality figurine of Stardust on par with many of the super-hero figurines produced fr...

 
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TMNT_MurphyPart1_TMNTAdventures
TMNT_MurphyPart1_TMNTAdventures
TMNT_MurphyPart1_TMNTAdventures

Steve Murphy has always been a creative hero of mine and I became fortunate enough to count him as a professional associate and later friend working for a TMNT licensor in the early –to-mid 2000’s. My first exposure to Steve’s ...

 
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To be fair, some of the pairings did make sense.
To be fair, some of the pairings did make sense.
To be fair, some of the pairings did make sense.

If you’re an action figure collector, you’ve had this experience. You walk into a retail store—Toys “R” Us, Target, Walmart—get to the toy section and there’s a wall of repeats of the most popular characters from yo...

 
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future_actionfigure_3Dprintyoda
future_actionfigure_3Dprintyoda

The thrill I felt at the Super Powers line in the early 80’s came from getting some of my favorite second-string characters made into figures that looked as if they stepped off right pages drawn by Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez  or Di...

 
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2011-Thundercats-Animated-Poster
2011-Thundercats-Animated-Poster
2011-Thundercats-Animated-Poster

A lot of discussion in regards to action figure presence in a retail environment these days operates off of a common theme of “missed opportunities”.  Either retail shelves are flooded with an early wave of undesirable product,...

 
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finding_FunFactor_RetroReview_Godzilla_SpittingFire
finding_FunFactor_RetroReview_Godzilla_SpittingFire

One thing I was pretty surprised by when I entered the video game industry was that “fun factor” is honest-to-God industry jargon thrown around in straight-faced meeting and discussions. If you think about it, it makes a lot of...

 
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the-only-action-figure-scale-worth-collecting-is-4
the-only-action-figure-scale-worth-collecting-is-4

The 6 inch scale.  C’mon.  Like you didn’t know that? I was working on this article, when fellow Action Figure Fury writer, Ryan Bradley, posted his article, “How do you figure?”  After reading his article, I change...