NECA has been on a roll this year with their line of “Ultimate” horror figures.
Rather than releasing the same figure three of four times with different accessories, they’ve embraced one that includes everything – extra heads, hands, hatchets, noisemakers; whatever.
Because of this, I’ve been a little more liberal with which characters I buy because I know it’s much less likely I’m going to have to buy a new version of a character I love just to get a specific head or whatever. Of course, there are still the two-packs that come with one new character and one that I already own five of, but that’s just the toy biz.
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These vintage Masters of the Universe-inspired figures caught my eye from the second I saw them at Toy Fair or SDCC or wherever they were first shown off. Continue reading “Toy Review – Savage World Mortal Kombat X from Funko”
Welcome to the third or fourth version of the Needless Things toy review on the all-new, slightly different Needless Things!
The new motto around here is “keep it simple and stupid”…
No, wait – “keep it simple, stupid”.
I’ve been reviewing toys for over a decade now and quite frankly I’m sick of it.
Not sick of toys, certainly. And I’m not even sick of writing about toys. But I am sick of dissecting toys and figures to the degree of what I previously considered to be a proper toy review. There’s only so much you can say about different figures from the same lines.
I don’t know exactly what form these newer reviews will take, but there’s gonna be a lot less “this figure features 32 points of articulation, including blah, blah, blah…” and a lot more “this figure has plenty of joints”. Although I might get as specific as “why the crap did they bother with double-jointed knees when the hips and ankles barely move?”
Continue reading “Toy Review – One:12 Collective Punisher: Special Ops Edition from Mezco”