R309 Marvel Legends Infinite Series Spider-Man Black Cat Review

15 01 2014

The Black Cat makes her official Marvel Legends debut with this awesome sculpted rendition of the skyline siren as part of Hasbro’s Marvel Legends Infinite Series Amazing Spider-Man action figure series. Scaling at 6 inches, she includes a whip and a build-a-figure part for the Ultimate Green Goblin. Priced at about $16 (Target, Amazon, Toysrus).

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R308 Marvel Legends Infinite Series Captain America Marvel Now! Review

15 01 2014

Hasbro’s Marvel Legends Infinite Series has released another great version of Captain America in his modern Marvel Now! design. Included is his trademark shield and build-a-figure part for a H.Y.D.R.A. Mandroid. Scaling at 6 inches tall, he’s highly poseable and very well sculpted. Priced at about $16 (Target, Toysrus).

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R307 Marvel Legends Infinite Series Amazing Spider-Man 2 Action Figure Review

11 01 2014

Marvel Legends 2014 Infinite Series kicks off into high gear with its Amazing Spider-Man 6″ action figures. The headlining figure of the wave is Spidey based off the Amazing Spider-Man 2 movie design. Features a more classic comic book look, he includes a pair of alternate web shooting hands, and a Build-A-Figure part for the Green Goblin. An Awesome sculpt overall with very nice articulation. Retails for about $16 (Target, toysrus).

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Adventures in Toy Shopping: Hasbro Marvel Legends Scarlet Spider (Kaine Parker)

7 08 2013

Always awesome to add a new Spider-Man figure to my collection. Picked up Scarlet Spider (Kaine Parker, clone of Spider-Man) as part Hasbro’s Marvel Legends Rocket Raccoon Series.

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He’s basically a repaint of the Big Time Spider-Man mold. Good mold to reuse.

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His design is very simplistic. Black and Red with your Spider logos.

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Not at all a bad figure to add to any Spidey collector’s shelf. (about $14.99, Target)

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Today’s Arrival: Hasbro Marvel Legends (Hit Monkey Series) Red She-Hulk

25 01 2013

Another figure in the Hasbro’s Marvel Legends Hit Monkey series is the Red She-Hulk (Betty Ross). I got this one out of package off eBay for about retail price but without the Hit Monkey build-a-figure part. She sports by all accounts a new female sculpt and is taller than recent Marvel Legends females like Madame Mask and Hope Summers. She comes with a very saturated red skin color (which kinda burns the eyes) & yellow eerie colored eyes. Her facial expression has no charisma which is kind weird to me. She could have used a sinister smirk.

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Her suit has a combat design done in three colors: black with touches of purple and silver.

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She includes a very sizable and well designed sword that can only fit in her open right hand. It has a very nice metallic red paint job accompanied by flat silver.

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She scales almost the same in height when posed with the original She-Hulk (Jennifer Walters). She’s just a tad shorter 😥

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She has all the typical female articulation points and relatively tight joints all around except in the ankles which are just a bit loose to give you dynamic posing problems. She’s easier to articulate in the thighs than She-Hulk which is very much appreciated by this collector. I do wish she had double-jointed elbows rather than a ball hinge for a better range of bending motion. The sword is a tad loose when held in hand so there will be sword holding problems. Like all females with long hair, she has problems with her head range of motion. Still, even though it may sound like I’m putting her down and I really like this figure a lot and recommend her to Hulk fans out there.

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Adventures in Toy Shopping: Marvel Legends (Hit Monkey Series) Ultimate Captain America

22 01 2013

Dropped by my local Target and spotted the next Marvel Legends (Hit Monkey Series) Action Figures. The only figure that tickled my fancy was the Ultimate Captain America action figure. He’s one of the figures in the line without a Hit Monkey build-a-figure part.

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He has a brown combat vest that gives him a more equipped look. He rarely used a vest in the comics but its nice edition for the figure.

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He’s not entirely accurate to his comic book design. He lacks gray paint apps under the shoulder joints like the gray areas on the inside of the biceps. He also is missing the star logos on top of the shoulders.

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Note all the extra combat gear on the rear of his belt. Too bad its not painted differently so they stand out better.

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There’s a gun but its molded into his thigh holster 😥 At least it’s painted.

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His shield is the same as Bucky Captain America’s with a nice metallic paint palette on the front of the shield.

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The head sculpt has the same facial design as the Steve Rogers Super Soldier mold. Very cool because you can head swap between the two figures and have extra display options.

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This is a great figure and a must own for Cap fans. He scales perfectly with previous Cap figures. He has all the articulation for great posing with relatively tight joints. You can even remove the combat vest for a more classic look 🙂

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Adventures in Toy Shopping: Hasbro Marvel Legends Steve Rogers

27 11 2012

Another tough figure to find in the Marvel Legends is Steve Rogers. The former Captain America (at the time) donned a new uniform and became more of a secret agent than a star spangled Avenger.

Awesome packaging by Hasbro with art by Ed McGuinness.

The figure is awesome. Cool looking costume, nice colors, and great looking head sculpt.

He includes his shield and 2 handguns.

Shield can peg into his back.

If you’re a Cap fan this is one for you.