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Wolverine Super Hero Squad Review: Uncanny X-Men

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Repaints and repacks are a great way to get toys in the hands of people who just want a copy of the character, while a good repaint can add a lot of value to an existing toy. But for every Angel turned into Archangel or Wolverine donning his X-Force costume, there are some repaints that leave people scratching their heads. At least all the repaints in this pack are interesting variants for the most part.

The X-Men battle evil in secret so that we might live in peace. Powerful and dedicated to doing what is right, they protect the world from the explosive power of evil mutants.

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Marvel Super Hero Squad Review: Collector’s Pack #1

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When the Super Hero Squad was first starting out, there weren’t repaints and with the exception of Spider-Man, no character had more than two versions released. But in the summer of 2007, Hasbro decided to repaint eight figures and release them in a cardboard carrying case. So the first Collector’s Pack was sold.

All eight figures in this pack had been released at least once before, but instead of just doing straight repacks, all of them got new paint jobs to make them different and, in some cases, a whole new character.

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Marvel Super Hero Squad Review: Wolverine & Phoenix

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This two-pack of the Super Hero Squad does two things: it completes the original roster of the X-Men and it shows that variants will be appearing in the set. Sure, the Thing and Mole Man showed that about variants but these packs were released at the same time. When I was young, under the age of 5, my cousin was one of my biggest influences. His comicbook collection was terrifyingly impressive and was my first exposure to the Marvel Universe. So I was introduced to famous heroes constantly but my first exposure to them still stands out in my head.

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May 28th, 2010 at 12:00 am

Toy Review – Wolverine Super Hero Squad X-Cutioner’s Song

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Oh X-Cutioner’s Song, I remember it as being poly-bagged and costing an extra quarter for each issue. A cross-over of epic proportions that in retrospect was really only responsible for the Legacy Virus and, in turn, the death of Colossus.

Plots within plots are revealed as Stryfe takes his revenge on those he believes betrayed him in a desolate future. Kidnapping Cyclops and Marvel Girl, he hides them both in a heavily protected base on the moon. Only Wolverine has the power to destroy the base’s defenses and rescue his fellow X-Men.

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