Review: SHFiguarts Stormtrooper

Watch out, Hasbro; you’re not the only major toy companies with the Star Wars license anymore. My research is minimal (by which I mean I did none), but I believe Disney’s purchase of all things Star Wars opened up the license to a lot of Japanese toy companies, Bandai included. We’ve had a myriad of … Continue reading

Review: Transformers Combiner Wars Brake-Neck

I’ve never been particularly attached to any individual combiner characters (outside of Swindle; everyone loves Swindle), so when the initial Combiner Wars lineup replaced Slingshot and Wildrider with two original characters with different altmodes, it didn’t bother me one bit. Elsewhere in the fandom, however, there was a great gnashing of teeth at the exclusion … Continue reading

Review: Transformers Combiner Wars Quicklinger

When Combiner Wars Superion was first revealed, the burning question on everyone’s mind was why Slingshot was suddenly a helicopter. Eventually it turned out that the helicopter was actually a new guy in Slingshot’s colors named Alpha Bravo, and Slingshot (in the IDW comics) was suddenly dead. Fans raged and whined for a time, but … Continue reading