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  1. If you are looking for another cool variant Stormtrooper figure to add to your collection then you might want to check out this new 6" Star Wars: The Black Series Imperial Patrol Trooper figure from Hasbro which is based on another character from Solo: A Star Wars Story. The figure features the same kind of window-box packaging we see with all the Black Series figures with the black and red box and the character bio on the back. This is figure number 72 in the line. The figure comes with a blaster pistol that looks very similar to the ones used by the Biker Scouts from Return of the Jedi. The figure also comes with what looks to be some kind of mini-night stick. These guys I guess are supposed to be the police officers of the Imperial government. Both the blaster and the stick will fit on the figures utility belt and can be held in either hands. The figure sports an armor that like the blaster shares traits of the Biker Scout. In fact these guys are listed as using Speeder Bikes for their patrols. The helmet looks more like a regular Stormtrooper than a Biker Scout though. The paint applications are basic with white and black plastic. I do have a little black mark on the white portion of the armor at the right hand. Articulation is pretty standard for a Black Series figure featuring single-hinged swivel elbows and double-hinged knees. There is a mid-section joint for swivel but don't expect much in the way of an ab-crunch. The scale is good, standing about the same height as the Black Series Biker Scout figure. It fits in nicely with the other Solo: A Star Wars Story figures. The figure is a good representation of the Patrol Trooper which I think maybe had 5 seconds of screen time in the movie but it's still a cool looking character, basically being a mash-up of the Stormtrooper and Biker Scout. If you like variant Stormtrooper figures then this is one you will want to get, assuming you can find it on shelves. You can pre-order this figure now our sponsor Megalopolis.Toys. Check out more images for the figure and let us know what you think about it in the COMMENTS SECTION.
  2. Hasbro continues to provide us figures based on Solo: A Star Wars Story for their 6" Black Series line with Rio Durant and Val (Vandor-1), both of which are members of Beckett's original crew. Both figures come packaged in the standard Black series style of window box with the black and red colors featuring a multilingual bio for the characters on the back. For accessories Val comes with a blaster similar to what you see her use in the movie and Durant comes with a pistol, rifle and removable googles. He also has a working gun holster for the pistol. For the figures themselves, I think Hasbro has done a wonderful job capturing the likeness of both characters. Val's headsculpt looks dead on to actress Thandie Newton who played the character in the movie and the paint applications are as good as any i've seen on a Black Series figure. The outfit she wears is nicely detailed and I really like how the translucent tubing on her upper body and arms look. She has a pair of goggles sculpted around her neck but they aren't useable. Other nice details on the figure include the sculpted fur around her neck that goes down the zipper-line of her jacket and the harness pieces that attach from her belt and go around here legs. She has some tails from the coat made with a rubber vinyl like material that go down her backside to her knees. As good as Val is, I think Durant is who was voiced by Jon Favreau in the movie is the cooler of the two figures. His headsculpt is also nicely sculpted capturing the alien look quit nicely. Besides the removable goggles with the red lenses, he also has a communication mouth piece which you can remove from his ear. It attaches at the figures waist so it's not really removable from the figure itself. Durant features four arms all of which are articulated and work fairly well with the figure. You can get him in multiple poses with the weapons he comes with which is nice. The jump suit he wears appears to be very movie accurate and I like the sculpting of his alien shaped feet. I think Durant is so cool in large part because he is such a unique looking character with the multiple arms and everything. Articulation is basic on both figures, both featuring single-hinged elbows. Val has double hinged knees while Durant only has single-hinged ones due to being a smaller character. Despite having four arms, Durant also has some midsection articulation with rotation. This is because the extra pair of arms are sculpted on the shoulders that stick out in the back. The scale seems to be decent when you compare these two with the other 6" Solo figures Hasbro has already released, so no complaints there. At the end of the day especially if you are a fan of the Solo movie and in Durant's case if you like unique looking alien figures, I think you will want to add these figures to your collection. Both figures have started to see release. You can get them at our sponsor Megalopolis.Toys. See more images for both figures below and let us know what you think about them in the COMMENTS SECTION.
  3. Today I take a look at the new Star Wars Toybox Tie Fighter vehicle with Tie Fighter Pilot figure set which is a Disney Store Exclusive. Check out images for this set below.
  4. Herein discussing episode 5 of Series 11 of Doctor Who, entitled ‘The Tsuranga Conundrum’ — and all of the highs and lows, as I saw them, that came with it! Take a look, and be sure to share your thoughts on the episode, as well.
  5. Hasbro has taken an obscure character that appeared in a movie largely panned by fans and critics and given us a fairly solid figure with this new Target exclusive 6" Black Series Moloch figure. Moloch was a character that had maybe 5 minutes of screen time in this years Solo: A Star Wars story and while I can't say this was a figure I was dying for, once in hand I have to admit it is a pretty cool figure. The packaging is the same as any other Black Series figure. The black window-box with red highlights featuring a bio on the back in multiple languages. For accessories you get a staff, pistol that fits in a working holster and removable faceplate to protect him from sunlight when he goes outside. The staff has a little bit of white paint at the end but basically looks like brown plastic. The pistol has a unique design with a metallic paint for most of the weapon. The handle looks like brown plastic. The faceplate features a cream and metallic paint that matches up nicely with the rest of the figure. I like how the face plate fits in the mask and I like how the mask itself on the figure has some articulation where the jaw portion pulls down. For the figure itself, I really like the sculpting and paint details on the headsculpt featured inside the helmet. I think Hasbro did a really nice job. The rest of the figure is draped in a robe like outfit which looks nicely detailed. You have an outer coat that is removable and while the sleeves of the coat are sculpted they match up pretty good with the outfit under the coat. Articulation is pretty basic. You get single-hinged elbows they do swivel and a waist swivel, but the lower portion of the figure is one solid piece of plastic making more a base than actual legs. This does make the figure stable so its not following over and also gives the figure a pretty hefty weight. The head does not move at all but you can have him bend forward or back at the waist area. The hands are gloved and the right hand is sculpted with a trigger finger for the blaster and the left one is a grip hand for the staff. You can put the staff and the pistol in either hand though. The belt on the figure is a separate piece but not removable. The brown harness on the chest is sculpted and then their is rope type thing that goes across the chest as well which is a separate piece attached to the figure. While the figure doesn't have a wide range of movement, I think Hasbro did a good job capturing the likeness of the character. It would be cool if Hasbro ended up doing Moloch's boss in 6" form but I don't really see that happening. This figure is sold as a Target exclusive which is available now and retails for $24.99. DPCI # is 087-16-0134. Check out more images for this figure below in our GALLERY!
  6. Herein discussing episode 4 of the DC Universe ‘Titans’ series, entitled ‘Doom Patrol’... Annnd man, it was certainly a great Doom Patrol episode, at the very least. Take a look, and be sure to tell me what you thought of it!
  7. Herein discussing episode 3 of the DC Universe series, ‘Titans’, entitled, ‘Origins’. And let me just say, as someone who wasn’t much of a fan of the first two episodes, this one was a thorough surprise. Take a look!
  8. erivera94 brings you his review of the Marvel Legends Vintage wave 2 Vision! Be sure to subscribe to his channel for more awesome toy reviews and content!
  9. Today I take a look at the new Star Wars: The Black Series 6" Dengar figure from Hasbro. You can purchase this figure now at BigBadToyStore.com. Check out images for this figure below in our GALLERY!
  10. Herein discussing my thoughts on episode 2 of DC Universe’s brand new ‘Titans’ series... If you’ve seen my episode 1 discussion, you might not be surprised that the question on my mind going into this one was, ‘Could it get any better, or would it only get much worse?’ And, I definitely answer that question, in this review!
  11. Today I take a look at the new DC Multiverse 6" Walmart Exclusive Spoiler & Harley Quinn figures from Mattel. Both figures are part of the upcoming Collect-And-Connect DC Rebirth Lex Luthor figure wave. Spoiler includes and alternate Darkseid head for the Collect-And-Connect and Harley includes a Mother Box. Check out images for both figures below in our GALLERY!
  12. erivera94 brings you the new SH Figuarts Dragon Ball BULMA action figure in this video review... Be sure to check out his channel and Subscribe to him for more awesome Toy Reviews!
  13. Herein discussing the premiere episode of DC Universe’s brand new ‘Titans’ series... Did I love it, did I hate it? If you’ve got close to 20 minutes to spare, you’ll find out by watching this review.
  14. DC Collectibles continues its new line of highly articulated 7” DC Essentials comic based action figures with a second wave of figures that include Superman, Aquaman, Black Manta and Brainiac. The figures incorporate the same style of window-box packaging as the first wave. Each box is color coded and numbered to match the included figure. Superman, number 5 in the series, has a blue box. Brainiac is number 6 with a green box; Aquaman is number 7 with a orange box; and Black Manta is number 8 with a black box. The back of the packaging features another image of the figure, a bio for the DC Essentials line and a look at the other figures in the wave. It also tells us the figures were sculpted by Paul Harding. Two of the four figures in this wave, Aquaman and Black Manta feature accessories while the other two do not. Aquaman comes with a trident made of gold plastic, and Black Manta comes with two swords and a bladed weapon made from a metallic silver plastic. Aquaman’s trident is shorter than the figure, and Black Manta’s weapons fit in the non-removable backpack included with the figure. For the figures themselves, they all use the same basic muscular body as the figures in the first wave with some minor differences. Brainiac and Black Manta have the same type of boots while Superman’s are unique and Aquaman isn’t wearing any. Black Manta has a metallic silver wrist gauntlet sculpted on the right wrist and two rubber-like hoses attached from the helmet which runs to the backpack. While the paint applications on these figures are pretty basic, I like the glossy black used on Manta along with the red on the eyes and neck. The helmet is a good size with some nice sculpting detail on it with line work. Black Manta has two grip hands. Aquaman has chainmail sculpted on his shirt along with a metallic gold belt with an ‘A’ on it. I also like the metallic orange used on the shirt and the green on the pants with gloves matching nicely. The gloves are sculpted so the backs stick out at the top in a point, and he also has the fins sculpted on the back of his lower legs. He has a metallic gold color that is sculpted not just painted. The head sculpt on this figure is pretty solid overall but probably my least favorite of the four figures in the wave. Aquaman has a closed fist for the right hand and a grip for the left. Brainiac has nice sculpting detail on the head with pinkish circles on the top of his head. Except for the boots, all other aspects of the outfit are painted on and the figure features two closed fists. Superman has the best head sculpt of the four figures and one of the best I have seen on a Superman figure in some time. He has black hair with the iconic curl. The figure features the outfit from Action Comics #1000 with the red trunks. The one minor error on the figure is that they forgot to paint the belt loops red. Also, I don’t like the darker red used on the ankle joints which is noticeably different from the glossy red used on the rest of the boots. The cape on Superman which is made of a rubber-like material is a good length and hangs well on the figure. Superman has a closed fist for the right hand and an open hand for the left. Articulation is solid on all four figures including thigh swivels, double-jointed knees and elbows. I especially like how far back you can get Superman’s head back for flight poses. Black Manta has the least head movement due to the large helmet. All four figures are roughly the same height although Black Manta might be a bit taller due to the helmet. The figures are not in scale with other 6” lines like DC Icons, Marvel Legends and DC Multiverse but do match up nicely with all the older DC-based figures that DC Collectibles made before they did DC Icons. At the end of the day, while the figures aren’t perfect, I am enjoying them overall and think if you want a highly articulated DC Comic based line these are worth checking out. Look for the second wave to start hitting comic and specialty shops this week. You can pre-order these figure now from Megalopolis Toys. These figures were provided by DC Collectibles free of charge for purposes of review.
  15. erivera94 brings you a first look at The Iron Giant 6 inch scale action figure by Riobot sentinel 1000toys in this youtube video review...
  16. Mattel is back at it with another movie wave of 6” DC Multiverse figures, this time for the upcoming Aquaman movie opening in theaters on December 14, 2018. This wave consists of four figures and one Collect-And-Connect. The regular figures include Orb, Black Manta, Mera and Aquaman featured with a more classic look in the orange shirt and green pants. The Collect-And-Connect figure for this wave is a Trench Warrior, a nasty looking sea-creature army builder type. The packaging for these figures is the same we have seen with other recent Multiverse releases with the blue window boxes. A brief bio for each character is on the back. The figures continue to show design improvements over older Multiverse figures with improved articulation and sculpting detail. Most the figures have ankle pivot and double-jointed knees. They also feature the improved crotch articulation, no longer featuring those outdated side-hinge joints. The face sculpts for both Mera and Aquaman are much improved over the previous Justice League movie versions. Black Manta is probably the overall coolest looking of the bunch, featuring what looks like a hyped-up scuba outfit with a pretty comic book accurate helmet. I am disappointed they didn’t incorporate the same kind of red translucent plastic eyes as they did with the SDCC comic book version released earlier this year. Aquaman looks good overall but I wish they had painted the shoulder joints the same color as the rest of his shirt. The different shade of paint stands out noticeably on the figure. I like that they included the scar on the left eyebrow, and the sculpting detailing on the shirt for the chainmail and the texturing on the legs look good. Mera also has nice texturing on her outfit, and I like the metallic-looking paints they used on her. She is more limited in articulation than the others, only having single-hinged knees and no ankle pivot. Orb has nice sculpting details on his outfit, and I especially like the way his cape and helmet look. The pieces on his faceplate that stick out and the fin on the top of his helmet are made with a rubbery material so they won’t snap off, however they might come out of the package a little wrapped looking. Heating the material with a hairdryer likely will help straighten the fins out if that ends up being an issue for you. The Trench Warrior is very cool looking with nice sculpting and paint applications. I really like the head sculpt and that they gave it an articulated jaw. The three-clawed fingers on each hand also look menacing. The only real downside is that they made a character who I am pretty sure is part of an army to collect-and-connect which will make it hard to get multiples for those who want an army of these guys. For accessories, Mera has the most with a basic spear-like weapon and alternate hands that mimic her water-controlling abilities. I believe these are the same kind of accessories the previous Justice League movie Mera came with which was offered as an Amazon exclusive. Aquaman and Orb both come with Tridents with some nice paint applications on them, and Black Manta comes with a sword that is black. Manata also has a non-removable blade on his left arm that is made from a rubber material, so like Orb’s mask you may need to apply heat to straighten it out if it gets warped in the package. It’s good to see Mattel making improvements with their Multiverse line. However being completely honest, these figures still are a bit lacking in some areas like articulation when compared to similiar scale super hero action figure lines. That said, I will say there are enough positives here to warrant checking out if you are an Aquaman fan or a fan of the DC movies. These figures have started to see limited releases through select e-tailers and should start seeing a wider release in the coming weeks. Check out more images for all these figures below in our GALLERY!
  17. ShartimusPrime takes a look at the Star Wars: Return of the Jedi 1/6 Scale Jedi Knight Luke Skywalker figure from Hot Toys. You can purchase this figure now at BigBadToyStore.com. Check out images for this figure below in our GALLERY!
  18. ShartimusPrime takes a look at the new Batman: The Animated Series 6" Harley Quinn Expressions Pack from DC Collectibles. This set is currently available for purchase at BigBadToyStore.com. This set was provided by DC Collectibles free of charge for purposes of review. Check out our GALLERY of hi-res images for this set below.
  19. DC Collectibles continues its new DC Essentials line with Superman who is featured in the most recent costume the debuted in Action Comics #1000, the blue tights with red trunks, boots and cape. This costume also features the line work around the wrists on the sleeves as seen with the New 52 costume. The figure stands 7” tall which is a larger scale than their previous Icons line as well as other 6” Lines like Marvel Legends and DC Multiverse figures. However, these new figures do match up well with older DC Collectibles New 52 figures and even the few DC figures NECA has done. This particular figure does not have any additional accessories, a key component for this Essentials line. DC Collectibles says this decision helps keep prices down to range between $22 and $25. Something cool like the eye-heat beam effects seen with DC Collectibles Icons Death Of Superman figure would have been cool, but I understand why they are limiting accessories. This Superman has a fairly solid paint job with only two complaints. The loops on Superman's belt match the remainder of the yellow belt instead of the red portrayed in the comics. I also don’t like how visible the difference between the shade of red used on the ankle joints and the glossy red paint used on the feet and upper portion of the boots is. It almost looks like Superman is wearing socks or something. The head sculpt on the figure is very solid in my opinion. It’s actually one of the best looking head sculpts I’ve seen on a Superman figure. The hair is solid black and features the iconic hair curl. The skin tone, eyebrows and eyes have solid paint jobs, and the expression is very Superman like. The S symbol on his chest is painted and not sculpted, but it looks solid. The figure has a closed fist for the right hand and an open hand for the left. The arm length is perhaps a little too long but honestly even in a static pose it doesn’t bother me too much, and the arms work pretty well for things like flight poses. The red cape is made of that typical rubber-type material and is red on both sides. This incarnation of Superman does not feature the S symbol on it. The cape is a good length, and I think it hangs on the figure fairly well. Articulation on the figure is solid as we’ve seen with previous Essential figures. What I really like is you can get the head back thanks to a neck hinge joint for flight poses. This is something that often seems to be missing from Superman figures. You do get that gap at the crotch section which I know annoys some folks, but doesn’t bother me much. I would say that maybe DC Collectibles should consider going back to the same crotch design they were using on the more recent DC Icons figures. I think you have a good range of motion with those without the big gaps. The joints overall on this figure seem pretty tight, but the ankles are a little rubbery causing the figure to wobble a bit when trying to stand which can be annoying. Despite some complaints, I am actually really enjoying this figure and the different kind of flight poses I can achieve. That and the very solid looking head sculpt make this a great addition to anyone’s Superman figure collection. Look for this figure to hit comic and specialty shops later this month. You can pre-order it now at Megalopolis.Toys and BigBadToyStore.com. Thanks to DC Collectibles for sending this figure free of charge for purposes of review. Check out more images for this figure below in our GALLERY! as well as a Toy Talk video on it.
  20. Victoria's Cantina takes a look at the new Jurassic World Grab 'N Growl Indoraptor from Mattel. Check out images for this figure below in our GALLERY!
  21. NECA recently put out some really awesome looking Ultimate figures based on your favorite horror icons, and today I look at one of their newest additions to the line with Pennywise from the classic 1990 Stephen King IT movie. I love how the figure, based on Tim Curry’s take on the character, looks. Despite the look of the figure, I do have some complaints. My biggest complaint is switching between the four different head sculpts that come with the figure. I have yet to switch the head sculpts without heating up the plastic with a hair dryer so the neck ball-joint will fit in the head-hole. Without heating the plastic, the heads do not fit on the figure tightly. When switching heads, the red paint from the hair also transfers to the white skin on the neck. Although a minor issue for most, the paint transfer is frustrating for me when switching the heads frequently for photography. Other minor complaints include how impossible it is to line up the three buttons on the front in a straight line and the difficulty getting the figure to hold all seven balloons that are included with it in his hand. The wires on the balloons, which act as the strings, are a bit too long, and you likely will end up cutting them some. Now that we have the problems out of the way, let’s discuss what I really like. While the four head sculpts are a pain in the butt to attach the figure, I think all four look amazing. Again, I do recommend caution when you handle the heads and touch the red hair then touch the white face as you might get bleeding. Otherwise the paint and sculpting on all four heads look great. You get a frowning face, laughing face, screaming face and demonic face. I think the laughing face is my favorite. The paint applications and the sculpting on the rest of the figure is also very solid and looks like Pennywise literally stepped out of the movie screen. The paint detailing on his vest is incredible and while sculpted from plastic, it looks like an actual piece of clothing. Besides the head sculpts and balloons, you also get multiple hands including green scaly demon hands. You get a noisemaker, paper sailboat made out of actual paper (so be careful handling it) and a little plastic bag to store the boat in. Articulation is pretty basic on the figure, but you do get a double-hinged elbow joint that allows rotation on the arms. The knees are single-hinged but have rotation. The feet have hinges which allow rotation and some back and forth movement but no ankle pivot. The mid-section has rotation but not much in the way of an ab crunch. Overall, I think this is am amazing looking figure with some nice movie accurate accessories. It’s amazing to me that NECA made this figure knowing they would take a financial loss with it regardless of how many they sold, at least that is what they have said on Twitter. Despite some issues, I think fans of the classic Pennywise will definitely want to add this one to your collection. Look for it on shelves now. It can be purchased at places like Megalopolis.Toys and BigBadToyStore.com. Check out images for this figure below in our GALLERY as well as our Toy Talk video on it.
  22. Review By: Robert Greenwood The man known as KO has been a fighter for his entire career. He is, by typical fans, not the ideal look of a wrestler. Yet not only has he succeeded in winning numerous title reigns, but has been a part of some amazing story arcs in professional wrestling history. With that in mind, let’s take a look at Kevin Owens’ own Elite figure. If you have been reading these reviews, you already know what to expect from the packaging and the included build-a-display set, so I won't waste time on that. The real question is how cool is this figure? And the answer is that KO is just TOO SWEET!!!!! Wait, sorry, got a little out of control there. This figure is a cut above the rest. His face represents KO at his most vicious. This is the Fight Owens Fight figure, the KO, the man who came to Raw and took over (more or less)! The smug look on his face says it all. This sculpt really resembles Kevin, even including his tattoos on his shoulder and left forearm perfectly. His massive structure might be a bit bigger than I believe him to be, but the figure is no doubt Kevin Owens. He comes packed with two great accessories. First, a microphone. Kevin is an amazing talker in the business and can stir up so much just by talking. His second is the United States Championship title and it is a beautiful piece. My only gripe about it is that Kevin can't wear it around his waist, but most wrestlers tend to just place it over their shoulders. If there is one thing I really don't like about the Elite Series Kevin Owens is the shirt they have him wear. It's made of a soft plastic and it looks just bad on him. Personally, I would have preferred a paint app making it look like he was wearing a shirt or an actual fabric shirt like Tyler Breeze and Fandango came packed with. All in all, it's a great figure and having him packed with the belt helps tell better story. This figure is currently available for pre-order by Mattel on the Amazon SummerSlam Section. Thanks to Mattel for providing this figure free of charge for review. Check out images for the Elite Series wave 61 figures which includes Kevin Owens below.
  23. Today I take a look at the new Star Wars: The Black Series 6" Enfys Nest's Swoop Bike With Enfys Nest figure from Hasbro. You can purchase this now at Megalopolis Toys. Check out images for this set below in our GALLERY!
  24. oday I take a look at the new Ultimate NECA Jason figure based on Friday The 13th Part 2. You can purchase this figure now at Megalopolis Toys. Check out images for this figure below in our GALLERY!
  25. Review By: Robert Greenwood Today I take a look at the new Walmart exclusive wave of WWE Elite Series Flashback figures from Mattel which include Shawn Michaels, Razor Ramon and Alundra Blayze. Each figure comes with a piece to re-create Shawn Michaels' Heartbreak Hotel Interview set. WWE Elite Flashback series: "The Heartbreak Kid" Shawn Michaels by Mattel They think he's cute and they know he's sexy. The heartbreaker, the show stopper, founding member of the Kliq, the Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels, aka Michael Hickenbottom, is represented here in his pre-DX and Post Rockers look. Mattel has been on a non-stop streak with no signs of stopping and this flashback series, which builds the titular character Shawn Michaels interview set the "Heartbreak Hotel," is just astounding to look at. This Elite flashback has captured not only the physical look of HBK's face, but his entire outfit has been faithfully recreated in toy form. The little nuances from his chains that connect the vest, his removable sunglasses, it's all here. He comes packed with the curtain and Heartbreak Hotel sign to help flush out the interview set. With him and the addition of the Flashback Razor Ramon (apart of this set), you can now relive their famous ladder match for the WWF World Intercontinental Championship belt. Is there anything negative to say about this figure? Yes, and this is as nitpicky as can be. When you remove his sunglasses, he has two small holes on either side of his temple. Honestly, that is a stretch, but finding fault with a toy that depicts the wrestler as he looked at that moment in his career, I really can't find anything off (maybe the face sculpt isn't photo realistic? But, that would be pushing it a bit.) When people think of Shawn Michaels, this is the Shawn most attuide fans will remember. The Shawn that lost his smile, the one who destroyed kayfabe by hugging it out with heels and faces alike in the middle of MSG. Shawn the epitome of arrogance.The over-the-top renegade who cared only for himself and put on instant classics in the ring. "The Heartbreak Kid" Shawn Michaels has now come home to collectors and fans alike. Mattel has hit high expectations with a very important figure in the annals of wrestling. A must buy and the only HBK figure that a collector will need. WWE Elite Flashback Series Doink the Clown by Mattel Send in the clowns. The master of carnival carnage has made the Elite treatment as part of the Heartbreak Hotel interview set. What can I possibly say about Doink the Clown? Mostly that he was played by at least two different wrestlers over the years and had a decent push during the time before the Attuide Era. Then, when WWE let most gimmicks go, he was pretty much gone. As far as the figure is concerned, he is as basic as can be. Sure, he is an Elite figure and he comes with all the articulation that should be expected for such. Yet, I feel there are a few factors that make this figure not as exciting as others. First of all, his face sculpt is nice, but it honestly doesn't look like Doink (maybe just a little). It looks more like a generic clown-like wrestling figure. I feel that he would work better as a clown-themed thug to place with a Joker action figure, which wouldn't be a bad idea if fans are looking to make army builders using Doink as lackeys. For any Joker figure, it would work great. Unfortunately, his only accessory is the leg lamp from the Heartbreak Hotel set, which is really a shame. If they could have added crazy unique clown themed items, this figure would have been given a breath of freshness and potentially a perfect figure to own. As for now, the only real reason people may buy him is to get said leg lamp, which is sort of wasteful. I love the Elite series and how Mattel takes big steps in having a very robust collection of wrestlers from every era of WWE, but some figures are a hard sell and without the leg lamp, Doink may not be a figure many people rush out to buy. WWE Elite Flashback Series Razor Ramon from Mattel The "Bad Guy" of the pre-attitude era makes his jump into the Elite ranks as part of the Heartbreak Hotel interview set. Razor Ramon, aka Scott Hall, came to WWE and crafted his gimmick based on the film Scarface. He was a greasy tough guy who took on anyone who came before him. The figure is, by far, the centerpiece of this series. A stand out figure for collectors and fans alike. Where do we start with? How about that he wears an actual fabric shirt modeled after his over- the-top Hawaiian style shirts he would where to the ring. He is covered in gold chains that would make Mr. T almost show respect. His face is sculpted exactly as he looked during the early 90s with the gelled back hair into a greasy ponytail and he is chewing on a toothpick, which is a signature part of his look. The articulation of Razor is by far the best of this whole line and I almost wished that Shawn Michaels had as much as this Razor figure. This figure looks, feels and poses like the "Bad Guy" himself and is a must own piece in the whole WWE Elite Flashback series. Only wish it included the Intercontinental title and a ladder so fans can recreate the famous Wrestlemania 10 ladder match with the Show Stopper, Shawn Michaels. WWE Elite Flashback Series Alundra Blayze Before today's modern woman's revolution and years before the term "Divas," the WWE had one of their best and brightest stars to come. She would have potentially changed women's wrestling after stigmas of it being a niche market, something almost as an afterthought. This, unfortunately, did not happen. Her name was Alundra Blayze. But after holding the women's title for 342 days she left and did one of the most controversial things ever broadcasted on professional wrestling. By jumping to the WCW and throwing her WWE (WWF) Championship Title in to a trash can on a live broadcast at a rival wrestling show. She was, for the most part, blacklisted and basically faded away to the history books. Years later, Alundra is now a Hall of Famer and has come out as an Elite figure, but is she worth the money? As far as the sculpt, she just passes representing what Alundra actually looks like. Her look is stylized and maybe a complete reuse of tooling, but it holds up and since she is a part of the Heartbreak Hotel interview collection, she will be needed to complete the set. The figure has a ton of articulation, but for some reason her upper body on the review sample seems to not want to hold a straight-up stance (she tends to lean a bit to either direction). She is packed with her Title and a piece of the Heartbreak Hotel interview set. The figure is a solid Elite style figure but it's missing the subtle details that would make someone scream "I need that Alundra Blayze figure in my life! " Yet, making her a part of the Heartbreak Hotel interview set helps to ease a buyer into owning a figure of a wrestler who never got the recognition she honestly deserved. Now fans can create dream matches that weren't possible and may never happen in real life. Thanks to the folks at Mattel for sending us these figures free of charge so we could review them. Check out more images fo all the figure below in our GALLERY!
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