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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 »
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!
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.
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.