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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 →
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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 →
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First Look at: Justice League: Doom

Okay, so how many of you are able to remember the last iteration of the "Super Friends" back in the 1980s?  It was renamed to The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians. It still had Superman, Batman and Robin, Wonder Woman, Flash, Aquaman, Green Lantern, and Hawkman, but in the first episode, they introduced a young brother who saved the... Read more →
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The RZA as Blind Master (GI Joe: Retaliation)

Okay, let's be honest...how many of us in 1993 thought that Wu-Tang Clan's The RZA would have his own action figure 20 years later?  Here is a preview shot of The RZA as the ninja, Blind Master, in the GI Joe: Retaliation movie.  He will join Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, Bruce Willis and Channing Tatum in one of this summer's anticipated... Read more →