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New Movie Posters for ‘The Avengers’

New posters for 'The Avengers' movie was recently released to the public.  The anticipation continues to build for this movie and from what I hear, it should not disappoint.  I'll personally check it out in IMAX 3D and may not necessarily go opening weekend, but maybe that Monday or Tuesday following opening weekend (avoiding the... Read more →
Action FiguresMarvel Legends

Review: Samuel Jackson as Nick Fury

So about 3 weeks back I declared it was Samuel L. Jackson week and reviewed the Shaft figure.  Well, things obviously did not go as planned and while I was able to get a few posts out, I did not get to review another figure.  I actually have a couple of more figures to review and this one was to be last, but I decided to go ahead and jump... Read more →
Comic BooksDC

Mister Terrific #1

So DC's New 52 universe continues with another of their well known Black superheroes, Mister Terrific, in his own monthly title. Michael Holt was a man who had everything: an Olympic gold (why are most of DC's Black characters olympians?), more collegiate degrees than he can count, and a loving wife.  Tragedy strikes leading Michael down... Read more →
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David Vonner leaves Hasbro

So I just saw this video at MTV Geek featuring David Vonner, the Senior Product Designer at Hasbro: http://media.mtvnservices.com/mgid:uma:video:mtv.com:733111/cp~series%3D2724%26id%3D1679061%26vid%3D733111%26instance%3Dwp%26uri%3Dmgid%3Auma%3Avideo%3Amtv.com%3A733111 And that got me all excited about the things to coming out from... Read more →
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Batwing #1

So who is Batwing you ask?  Batwing is Africa's newest superhero!  Batwing is a DC Comics superhero who was recruited by Batman to officially be the "Batman of Africa".  He is supported by resources from Batman including a tech suit costume and his own base of operations. So how is the comic?  I originally thought that I was not going... Read more →
Action FiguresMcFarlane Toys

Review: Sam Jackson as Shaft!

Twelve years ago back in 2000, John Singleton directed a remake of Shaft.  Originally played by Richard Roundtree, this remake starred none other than Samuel L. Jackson.  In the same year, McFarlane Toys created a figure based off of the main character. Back in the day, if you wanted quality, McFarlane Toys was hard to beat.  With their... Read more →
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Samuel L. Jackson Week!!!

Sam Jackson has been the Black man that has been most immortalized in plastic more than any other, so this week I pay tribute to him and his many action figure appearances.  So check out the Review/Preview page and see his plastic likeness on various figures starting with... Read more →