Hasbro skips ahead with their Marvel Universe series to bring a new assortment featuring Jubilee, Blastaar and the much-anticipated Professor Xavier. While this is only the third wave of Universe figures we’ve seen this year, it’s three for three in terms of great toys.
October provided MOTUC fans with three new additions to the ranks, and a fantastic new array of weapons from the Great Unrest weapons pack. Princess of Power fans will have a heavy hitter joining the Great Rebellion with Ice Empress Frosta. Between her and new additions to the ranks of the Horde and the Snake Men, it seemed like October would be a surefire win… until Mattel Design’s Ruben Martinez got his hands on them. There were constraints placed upon Mattel to stretch resources to cost out three $20 action figures, and logistically, they failed on all fronts, most dramatically with Frosta.
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The Amazing Spider-Man Legends gets a fourth figure, and while it’s a great concept, the newly unmasked Peter Parker suffers under some design shortfalls.
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The Horde get a new member in Kronis’ partner-in-crime Cy-Chop, the fifth figure in Mattel’s 30th Anniversary collection, which has delivered figures ranging from the amazing Draego-Man to the much-lambasted Mighty Spector. How does Cy-Chop compare to his fellow 30th Anniversary Masters? Read on to find out.
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