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Review: Marvel Universe Handful of Heroes 8-Pack

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Small plastic figures have been a staple in the toy world for decades. Army Men were always the gold standard – cheap, bountiful and always ready to be sacrificed to the name of entertainment. But being from the generation that grew up on M.U.S.C.L.E. Men and Monster in My Pocket, I figured what’s the worse that could happen with these little Marvel Handful of Heroes. Read the rest of this entry »

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April 11th, 2011 at 12:00 am

Hulk Super Hero Squad Review: The Brawl that Shook the World

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The Hulk Super Hero Squad clearly took its game plan from Spider-Man’s line. A bunch of two-packs along with one giant pack that’s all repaints – I feel like I’ve heard all of this before.

Just when the Hulkbusters have the Incredible Hulk cornered in New York City, the Abomination comes smashing through, destroying everything in his path! Though the Hulkbusters are protected in their powerful Sonic Tank, only the Hulk has the power to stop the Abomination and save the city!

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September 4th, 2010 at 12:00 am

Hulk Super Hero Squad Review: Abomination & Hulk

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The Marvel Super Hero movies seemed to always follow the same predictable pattern: hero gets powers, learns to use powers responsibly and then fights a bad guy that is basically the exact same as the good guy, only bigger. Iron Man took down Iron Monger, Spider-Man fought Venom, and even Blade fought Dracula! So when the Hulk got his quasi-reboot, it fit in with the established framework that he’d have to fight the Abomination.

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July 16th, 2010 at 12:00 am

Toy Review: Marvel Super Hero Squad Wave 18 – Abomination & Thor

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After the abomination that was the Abomination in the latest Hulk movie, collectors have been eagerly waiting for a new version of him that matches his classic look: oddly lined skin, blue underoos and weird face things. It only took 18 waves to get one of the Hulk‘s greatest foes. All I can say is: finally.

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February 3rd, 2010 at 12:01 am