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Tag Archive 'DC Universe Classics'
Let your O.C.D. freak flag fly with some great new apps for action figure collectors. A full checklist for your plastic horde is now only a touch screen away. Three Brothers Apps’ ”Collection” series of mobile apps allow you to track your collection with checklists, want lists, pictures and cross referencing. There are versions for [...]
“I would say you could get rid of all your other superheroes because this is the zenith of action figures. It will never be better than this. This guy wins the award.” -Hagop’s Girlfriend My girlfriend is back with another review. Today, she takes a look over the DC Universe Classics Legion of Superheroes 12-pack [...]
Posted in Toys on Jul 28th, 2011
I haven’t always been a huge fan of the way Mattel has handled the DC Comics toy license. I’ve taken them to task many times, particularly in regard to the DC Universe Classics 6” action figures. I’ve gone toe-to-toe with Scott, Bill, Eric, Dani, Brett…everyone involved in the line. In the end, while we [...]
Ever since DC Comics announced the reboot of their entire comic book line coming in September, collectors of DC merchandise have wondered how it will affect their hobby. Collectors of the four year old DC Universe Classics line of 6″ action figures by Mattel were most interested, because they have been building their collections [...]
On Sunday, Mattel’s Scott Neitlich announced that the long-delayed wave 14 of DC Universe Classics had arrived at Mattel’s U.S. distribution center and was awaiting a transfer of custody to Wal-Mart. That should mean that we’ll begin to see these on Wal-Mart shelves within a week or so. All I can say is, it’s about [...]
Citizens! In case you missed it over the weekend, ActionFigurePics ran my latest editorial on Saturday! Check it out here. It’s my examination of the rumored wave 17 for the DC Universe Classicsline, in which I attempt to be constructive with my criticism, rather than merely an implacable iconoclast. Did I succeed? You be the judge. [...]
We all hate, loathe, despise, abhor, and otherwise disdain retailer exclusives. Particularly those of the Wal Mart variety. They’re impossible to find (mostly)! Why does Wal Mart want exclusive product if they never stock it? It makes no sense! Well, some industrious fellows have put together the group FINDING DCUC 14 @ WALMART SUPPORT GROUP on [...]