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DC Universe Action League Review: New 52 5-Pack

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I’m at a crossroads with my toy collecting. Two of my favorite lines are either in decline or canceled, I can’t quite tell. Super Hero Squad sputtered out three more Avengers themed three-packs, but nothing else is on the horizon. Maybe New York Comic Con will finally show some items related to Iron Man 3 or one of the other sequels?

The other line that seems to have mysteriously ended is DC Universe Action League. After the odd thematic choice of a Flashpoint wave, the next round of two-packs never appeared at retail – or at SDCC. But while wandering Toys “R” Us, I stumbled upon the mythical 5-pack that was shown off almost a year ago! Read the rest of this entry »

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September 4th, 2012 at 8:00 am

DC Universe Flashpoint Action League Review: Wonder Woman & Aquaman

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As the world without the Justice League, there didn’t seem to be anyone around to keep Aquaman and Wonder Woman in check during Flashpoint. But thanks to political intrigue and some awful cop outs, the Flashpoint storyline ended with a whimper because heroes always have to be heroes – even if they decapitated someone just a few issues earlier. Read the rest of this entry »

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February 29th, 2012 at 12:00 am

LEGO DC Super Heroes Review: Superman vs. Power Armor Lex #6862

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The announcement of LEGO Batman wasn’t nearly as groundbreaking as the notion that LEGO gets access to the full DC Universe. But LEGO is playing it safe with the first wave of LEGO DC Super Heroes and packaged three iconic characters together – Superman, Wonder Woman and Lex Luthor!

Superman’s arch enemy Lex Luthor has built a kryptonite-powered robot and has captured Wonder Woman. Can Superman dodge the strength-sapping power of Luthor’s kryptonite gun and make light work of his evil nemesis! Read the rest of this entry »

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January 5th, 2012 at 12:00 am

DC Universe Action League Review: Superman & Wonder Woman

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The biggest problem with the Batman the Brave and the Bold Action League line was the simple issue of there not being any female characters. After years of begging and pleading from the fans, Mattel finally threw us a bone with the first female Action League figure! Read the rest of this entry »

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June 20th, 2011 at 12:00 am