Merry Christmas – 2014 Haul

26 12 2014

First off, hope everyone had a great Christmas day. Family, friends, food, gifts, and non-stop NBA basketball games on TV made this day a long one to get through. But I survived and hopefully you did too.

This year’s gift haul was certainly epic.

1st up, Bandai’s Real Grade Justice Gundam model kit. I technically got this yesterday morning at my office Christmas party and once I got home, I went right to work on it. As you can see I repainted it blue, panel lined it, and applied a few decals. Fun build. 12+ hrs of work.

Real Grade 1/144 Justice Gundam Blue repaint

Next, another Real Grade kit, the Destiny Gundam. I’m fortunate I have the whole last week of 2014 off to take my time on building this one.

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Got a very cool Batman Arkham Asylum action figure set by DC collectibles. The Batman figure I got in single form when it was first released but the one in this set has a much darker paint scheme which I really think looks better. The villains in this set look really wicked.

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The female Assassin Creed Aveline De Grandpre figure by McFarlane Toys. Never had a chance to play her in the games, wonder if she’s any good. Also, season 1 DVD set of the Musketeers.

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Got Generations Deluxe Chormia and Arcee as well as the new Animated R.I.D. Warrior Class Strongarm. 2014 was the year of the fembots.

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and lastly, gift to myself thanks to a sweet Holiday bonus, got the full set of Revoltech TMNT action figures. May do a video review on these after I try test them out bit more to see what the pros and cons are.

REvoltech Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

That’s all for now… need a beer 🙂

 

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Weekly Update 8-21-2012: New Haul of Action Figures

21 08 2012

It’s been awhile since I’ve done one of these here at hdtoytheater.com…

Here’s some photos of some recent figures I picked up. Only Figures highlighted in red will get video reviews, the others are maybes.

Griffith (Figma: Berserk Series)

Kamen Rider Meteor (Bandai S.H. Figuarts)

Thor (Hasbro Marvel Legends SDCC Exclusive 2011)

Superman-New 52 Version (Mattel DC All-Stars)

Superboy Prime (Mattel DC All-Stars)

Batman-New 52 Version (Mattel DC All-Stars)

Red Robin-Tim Drake (Mattel DC All-Stars)

Gundam Age HG 1/144 Dark Hound

Gundam Seed HG 1/144 M-1 Astray (Customized Repaint)

Lastly, upcoming figures I’m trying to get my hands on: S.H. Figuarts Jetman Redhawk, Ultra-Act Ultraman Max and Zoffy (incredibly hard to find for under $50)





San Diego Comic-Con 2012: My Haul

18 07 2012

Finally returned from San Diego Comic-Con 2012. Long tiring 5-Day event but I was able to secure some very cool exclusives along with other things I’ve been putting off. First the exclusives.

For my sister I picked up the Toynami Exclusive Hello Kitty Chun Li Edition.

Kotobukiya Exclusive Marvel Bishoujo X-23 (X-Force Edition). This is the one fans wanted cause she’s sporting the angry face.

Hasbro Exclusive Marvel Legends X-Force 3-Pack (Archangel, Psylocke, Wolverine)

Finally after so many Comic-Cons, I finally got a exclusive Comic-Con Shirt. Also found a cool Capsule Corp logo from Stylin Online.

BlueFin’s Exclusive S.H. Figuarts Super Saiyan Son Gohan (Special Color Edition)

Wasn’t planning on getting these until a friend called me while she was in line at the Hasbro booth. These are the exclusive G.I. Joe Jinx action figures.

Now for the other stuff I’ve been waiting to buy in person just never got around to do it.

S.H. Figuarts Kamen Rider Ryuki and Knight

Square Enix Play Arts Kai Super Street Fighter 4 Cammy

Bandai S.H. Figuarts Akiba Red

Bandai S.H. Figuarts Kamen Rider Nadeshiko

Bandai Gundam Seed HG 1/144 M1 Astray

And to my surprise, the new TMNT figures for the new Nick Animated series was being sold by a few dealers. Had to get Raphael.

That’s the Haul. Gonna need a few days to rest before I work on video reviews. Stay tuned!





Update 5-2-2012

2 05 2012

May will be one of the best months. I’m hoping to crank out Video Reviews more than 2 twice a week. So stay tuned as I cover new action figures and old ones in my collection.

Was able to track down Catwoman (Arkham City)  from the Batman Legacy 2-pack by Mattel. Bought it loose off eBay cause really didn’t want the other Batman (Arkham Asylum) with different paint apps.

And just for fun…I got a cool Birthday Gift: HG 1/144 G-Bouncer from the Gundam Age Anime.