Better Transformation – Combiner Wars Blackjack

March 18th, 2015

Hey there! Do you like Combiner Wars?

Of course you do!

Do you like the Stunticons?

Good. Good. What about Combiner Wars Menasor?

What’s that? He looks like crap, with a squat torso and a tiny car that doesn’t even stay attached to the chest?

You sure are well informed today, dear reader. But what if I told you there was a better way to transform Motormaster, and a way to have Blackjack not only attach better, but look better?

… Well that was a rude response. Do you email your mother with those fingers?

Fair enough. You can make it up to me by checking out this quick and easy, step by step pictorial on my Combiner Wars Menasor alternate transformation Blackjack fan mode guide. Thing.

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Action Pose – Brawn vs Blot

February 27th, 2015

It’s Badcube Brawny vs Unique Toys Troll!

Do you need more of a reason to look?

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Action Pose – Ghost Rider

January 12th, 2015

A few years ago I posted about how Ghost Rider is one of the few Marvel Legends that I’ve kept.

Because he’s badass.

Not only is Ghost Rider still on my shelf, but my skills have improved. So here’s another picture to properly convey appropriate levels of badassary.

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Fans Toys FT-05 Soar – How To Fix Squeaky Shoulders

January 9th, 2015

Fans Toys Soar is a hefty assemblage of plastic and diecast and chrome. In dino mode all that silver and gold is on full display, and it looks so shiny it’s hard not to swoop it around the room.

While making various skreeonk noises, of course.

But Fans Toys Dinobots Iron Dibots look just as good in robot mode, and Swoop Soar is no exception. It straddles the line between being cartoon-accurate and detailed-enough-to-not-look-bland. It’s the kind of robot mode that makes you just want to pose it, to lift the arms and–


Wait, did those arms just skreeonk?


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KFC KP-06 TRU MP10 Masterpiece Optimus Prime Hands Review

December 15th, 2014

That title is a bit of a mouthful.

Mmmm. KC Masterpiece…

What’s that? Oh, the review. Right.

TRU MP10 isn’t just my favorite Optimus Prime, it’s one of the best bots in my collection. Even picking it up tends to give me a good feeling, from the heft to the colors to the articulation to the transformation and even the character. It’s even better than some chicken slathered in delicious barbeque sauce, freshly fried and breaded, just waiting to drip those delicious juices from-



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Action Pose – MP Optimus with KFC Hands

December 10th, 2014

Now that I’ve written that title, I kind of want tiny drumsticks to put in Optimus’s hands…

And he could actually hold them now, since now his hands are much more articulated.

Just pretend the Ion Cannon is a turbochicken leg or something.

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Action Pose – Vampire vs Werewolf

October 31st, 2014

Today’s action pose pits the hypnotic Sigma L against the weird wolf Quadruple U!

Who will win in this action-packed battle of these horrific headmaster monsters? Such a battle is sure to shake the shivers from your–

Oh, it’s already done?

Well, enjoy the aftermath!

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Action Pose – Orion Pax vs Devastator

October 1st, 2014

IDW Orion Pax was the badass supercop of Cybertron. The only way he could top that was to become Optimus Prime.

That’s why when the Constructions were suspected of combining without a license, there was only one bot who could defy scale and continuity to axe them about it. To their face.


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Action Pose – Casey Jones

August 8th, 2014

Casey Jones is gonna clean up this town!

Right after he cleans his hockey mask.

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Action Pose – Movie Bonecrusher

August 4th, 2014

Leader Blackout? Pfft! What did Blackout do outside of attacking a human base and standing around in the finale?

Bonecrusher took on Optimus one on one WHILE WEARING ROLLER SKATES.

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