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Toy Fair 2016: Bandai

Bandai-Power-rangers-Toy-FaBandai has proven that if ain’t broke, don’t fix it.

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NYCC 2015: Street Fighter V

street-fighter-v-featCapcom’s dedicated Street Fighter V panel was another exercise in fan hype and appreciation for the venerable brand. They filled the hour with the game’s latest updates, upcoming product in conjunction with the game’s release, and even a mini NYCC battle Royale for a chance to win a custom PS4. If you are a gaming fan and haven’t been to one of their panels, you are missing a feel-good time.

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NYCC 2015: On The Floor With Bandai Tamashii Nations / Bluefin

NYCC-Bandai-Tamashii-featBluefin has quickly become the premier action figure booth at New York Comic Con. Over the years their impressive portfolio has expanded from anime and video game mainstays to movies, comics, and musicians. We finally have full-on Bandai Tamashii Nations products that directly compete with the domestic, child-friendly equivalents sold stateside. For the collector who thinks that it’s a slam dunk from our friends in Japan, you may think twice, given their surprising execution.

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What’s Wrong With the Jem Movie & How To Fix It

jem-and-holograms-feat-2The backlash against the new Jem and the Holograms trailer is pretty much unanimous. If you took the time to stomach it and are a fan of the 80’s series, you’ll realize there are a lot of things wrong with the movie.

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Thoughts on MOTUC Rotar and Twistoid

Rotar-Twistoid-featTwo new Masters of the Universe are coming to Comic Con this summer.  Are they the right choices?

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The Creeper Comes To DC Collectibles’ Batman Animated Series

DC Collectibles Creeper Kastor's KornerThe Creeper is a great looking figure… who is nonetheless inhibited by shortcomings in his design.

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Leather Wings Go Plastic: DC Collectibles’ Animated Man-Bat

Manbat DC Collectibles Kastor's KornerDC Collectibles’ Batman: The Animated Series Man-Bat has a soft spot in my heart, and shapes why I am so critical of this property.

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The Joker Gets Animated Thanks To DC Collectibles

Joker DC Collectibles Kastor's KornerIt has been said that a hero is only as good as his villain. DC Collectibles has given us arguably the most popular villain in their stable, and in his most critically-acclaimed style.

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The Boy Wonder Swings into DC Collectibles Animated Line

Robin DC Collectibles Kastor's KornerDC Collectibles’ Batman Animated Series Robin action figure is the one I have waited years for.

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Toy Fair 2015: Mattel & MattyCollector

Mattel-WWE-featMattel is holding steady this year with their tentpole properties. Their toy lines impress young and old alike, and have expanded their brands in fun and creative ways.

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