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Fanboy Factor Episode 13: What exactly is going on in Multiversity?!?!

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Brian Isaacs and your friendly neighborhood jman try to figure out what is going on in Grant Morrison’s first issue of Multiversity.  And don’t have much luck in doing so.   Continue reading “Fanboy Factor Episode 13: What exactly is going on in Multiversity?!?!” »

Custom Korner: DCUC Super Powers Kalibak

With Mattel finally releasing the Super Powers colors Penguin in their new Batman Unlimited line, it’s time to spruce up that Kalibak and make him a better fit to complete the new take on the legendary Kenner line.

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Finally, Gotham Villains Unite!

Once it was clear that Mattel had no plans of making a unified DC Cassics line, it was much easier to pick and choose what figures to buy. The release of the Batman Unlimited line has given me one of the final pieces to my collection, the Penguin. Continue reading “Finally, Gotham Villains Unite!” »

Poison Ivy Finally Plants Herself In Mattel’s DC Universe

Poison Ivy is one of the last major Batman villains to appear in Mattel’s DC Universe collection, but the plant-based eco-terrorist makes her debut as the October figure in the Club Infinite Earths series.

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Elasti-Girl Brings Us Closer To A Complete Doom Patrol

Mattel’s Infinite Earths subscription delivers another long-awaited figure to the DC Universe, and Elasti-Girl starts to round out the Doom Patrol.

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Infinite Earths Brings Black Mask To Batman’s Rogues Gallery

DC Club Infinite Earths brought neo- Batvillain Black Mask to the Classics collection, delivering a fantastic new headsculpt by the Four Horsemen… and not much else we haven’t seen before.

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Mattel’s DC All-Stars Should Go Back To The Minors

Mattel’s aborted DC Universe All-Stars series finally gets released, and the universal lack of enthusiasm is pretty apparent.

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DC Club Infinite Earths Unleashes The Big (Red) Guns

As the fate of the 2013 subscription is completely up in the air, Mattel’s July installment of DC Universe Club Infinite Earths have been released, including our first deluxe figure– Rocket Red.

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DC Club Infinite Earths Adds Starman to the JSA Roster

The basic figure for July in Mattel’s Club Infinite Earths is Starman. Nope, not Ted Knight.  Or his son Jack… This is the JSA/ Legion Starman AKA Thom Kallor.

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DC Universe Infinite Earths Kicks Off With A Flash

Mattel’s plans for DC Universe this year seem to be in a constant state of flux, but one thing that’s been consistent (if delayed) has been the new subscription service, Club Infinite Earths. The new series officially started this month, with the first figure– Golden Age Flash. How does he compare to the rest of the DC Universe?

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Mattel Draws a Line in the Sand for Collectors

Mattel gives and Mattel takes away. The company’s plans for 2012 seem to revolve around a clear and decisive split between their “collector” toys and “kid” toys, and the news coming from Matty’s camp late last week seems to prove they’re taking this plan seriously.
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The End of the DC Universe: DC Universe Classic Wave 20 Review


DC Universe wave 20 brings to a close the five-year line, which has delivered plenty of ups and downs, along with a very impressive collection of comic-style superheroes and villains. Starting our three-part look at the final wave of DC Universe Classics, we’re taking a look at two of the “bright” points in this Brightest Day themed wave… the all-new Green Arrow and classic Red Arrow. How do these archers compare to the previous bow-wielding heroes we’ve seen?
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Review: DCUC Wave One from Mattel

Since the reinvention of the action figure in 2000 by Toy Biz, DC fans have been waiting for the DC universe to be made. This summer Mattel got the rights to the entire DC universe and the first wave of figures proves that not only will we get the big names but also the B- and C-list characters we all want. Continue reading “Review: DCUC Wave One from Mattel” »