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LEGO TMNT Review: Shredder’s Dragon Bike #79101

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I officially don’t understand scale in the LEGO universe. You would think a motorcycle would be smaller than a horse, right? Turns out you’re wrong or Dragon Bike means something else completely. Read the rest of this entry »

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January 16th, 2013 at 9:30 am

Nickelodeon Ninja Turtles Review: The Shredder

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Heroes are often defined best by their villains. Batman wouldn’t be nearly as interesting if Joker wasn’t running around, and Spider-Man’s elaborate rogue gallery has shaped him. But the Ninja Turtles are odd because when they first debuted, they didn’t have a set group of villains to fight. In fact, The Shredder was killed off in issue #1. But the cartoon needed a big bad and Shredder has been a constant piece of the TMNT mythos ever since. Read the rest of this entry »

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July 25th, 2012 at 8:00 am

TMNT Mega Bloks Review: Ninja Turtles vs. the Foot Clan

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Aside from the latest Marvel and Halo Mega Bloks figures, I only intentionally bought Mega Bloks for myself twice ever. First was the Mega Bloks Galaxy Space Station which I got simple because of how exceptionally cheap it was. But after that, a long time passed before Mega Bloks got the one license I knew I couldn’t resist: Ninja Turtles. Read the rest of this entry »

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June 16th, 2011 at 12:00 am

TMNT Mini Mutants Review: Leo’s Ninja Dojo

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Since Playmates figures collectors will buy all their stuff anyway, they can ignore that market entirely. That’s the only reason I can come up with for why Shredder was originally only available in a $20 playset. Read the rest of this entry »

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April 21st, 2011 at 12:00 am

TMNT Mini Mutants Review: Extreme Sports Raphael & Four-Armed Shredder

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It’s funny that the Shredder is as popular as he is since he’s only appeared once in the flesh in the original TMNT comics. After being killed in the first issue, the Foot Clan tried cloning his remains that often resulted in some very weird outcomes: like this four-armed creature.

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February 21st, 2011 at 12:00 am