Toys R Us Sales for 8/23-8/29

A couple of items are of interest in this week’s Toys R Us Flyer Wii and DS games are buy 1 get 1 50% off All GI Joe 3 3/4…

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Figure of the Day 42 – Green Lantern

Green Lantern Series: DC Universe; Crisis Series Three Pack Release Date: 2008 Comments: The 3 3/4″ format scale is apparently where its at now in the industry.   Green Lantern here…

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Figure of the Day 41 – Wolverine

Wolverine Series: Marvel Universe; Secret Wars Comic Packs Release Date: 2009 Comments: After a long run of figures at a 5″ scale, then 6-7″ scale for Marvel legends; HASBRO has…

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Figure of the Day 40 – Tarkin

Tarkin Series: Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith Release Date: 2005 Comments: Oh, what a tease you are George Lucas.  Fans got all aflutter when they learned that Tarkin was…

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Figure of the Day 39 – Human Torch

Human Torch Series: Marvel Universe; Secret Wars Comic Packs Release Date: 2009 Comments: After a long run of figures at a 5″ scale, then 6-7″ scale for Marvel legends; HASBRO…

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Figure of the Day 38 – Han Solo (Stormtrooper Disguise)

Han Solo (Stormtrooper Disguise) Series: Star Wars – Comic Packs Release Date: 2006 Comments:  If you want bang for your action figure buck, then the Comic Packs are the way…

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Figure of the Day 37 – Swerve

Swerve Series: Transformers: Generation 1 Release Date: 1986 Comments:   Recently reissued by Takakara/Tomy in a minibot multi-pack, Swerve is a remold of Gears – one of the original 1984 minibots….

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Toys R Us – Buy 1 Get 2 Free Batman Sale

This week at TRU (both in store and online) buy 1 eligible Batman toy, get 2 free!  Click here to see a list of eligible items on TRU.com

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Figure of the Day 36 – Galen Marek

Galen Marek – ‘Vader’s Secret Apprentice’ Series: Star Wars Evolutions Release Date: 2008 Comments: This figure, and it’s two companion figures were based on the 2008 LucasArt’s multi-console game –…

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Figure of the Day 35 – Storm

Storm Series: Marvel Legends Release Date: 2004 Comments: There was a time in the not-so-distant past when super-articulated figures were not the status quo.  With their Marvel Legends line, ToyBiz…

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Figure of the Day 34 – Kanjar Ro

Kanjar Ro Series: Action League Release Date: 2009 Comments: First Star Wars, the Marvel and Transformers; “kiddified” action figures made it big over at the big H. Not ones to…

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Figure of the Day 33 – Batman (Action League)

Batman Series: Action League Release Date: 2009 Comments: First Star Wars, the Marvel and Transformers; “kiddified” action figures made it big over at the big H.  Not ones to be…

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Figure of the Day 32 – Destro

Destro Series: GI Joe: 25 Anniversary Collection Release Date: 2007 Comments: This past weekend Paramount Pictures and HASBRO release the big screen action figure “GI Joe: Rise of Cobra”. Coincidentally,…

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Figure Photo Op – Gorn

Taken in Sedona, AZ.  When Playmates got a figure right – they got it right.  Comments?

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Figure of the Day 31 – Cobra Commander

Cobra Commander Series: 25 Anniversary Collection Release Date: 2007 Comments: This weekend Paramount Pictures and HASBRO release the big screen action figure “GI Joe: Rise of Cobra”. Coincidentally, Fry’s grocery…

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