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Dark Horse Direct Hellboy by 1000toys

Dark Horse Direct captured my attention at San Diego Comic-Con last year with its reveal of a comic-based, super-articulated Hellboy in the 6-inch scale from 1000toys. It had been over 12 years since Mezco had produced a much-loved series of comic book Hellboy figures. And with a movie reboot in the works, I easily overlooked the $120 price tag – the most I’ve ever spent on a figure in this scale.

Fast forward to the present. I’ve got the figure in hand. And while Dark Horse has teased a companion Abe Sapien, the movie starring David Harbour bombed, tarnishing the brand and making this Hellboy an expensive, potentially one-off figure. With that in mind, does it live up to the hype and expectations?

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X-Men – Armageddon! – Bill’s Comics

X-Men: Armageddon!

Apocalypse has returned, and he’s not alone.

Now the X-Men must face what is possibly the greatest challenge of their lives, as they race against the clock to stop the malevolent mutant and his horsemen from destroying all life on the planet.

Will they succeed, or will Homo Sapiens face ARMAGEDDON, so that Homo Superior can inherit the earth? Don’t miss one minute of the heart-pounding action, True Believers!

Be sure to check out the rest of Bill’s work here at AFP and at Bill’s Comics. Also, thanks to Extreme-Sets for providing review samples of a wide variety of their diorama sets.

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The Amazing Spider-Man – Frenemies! – Bill’s Comics

The Amazing Spider-Man – Frenemies!

Carnage is back in town, and this time he’s out for more than just blood. So, what’s a Spider-Man to do, when even the police won’t lend him hand?

Yep, you guessed it – he has to turn to another of his most deadly enemies for help – Venom!

Don’t miss all the spine-tingling action in a tale that could only be called “Frenemies!” Sure, it could have been called something else, but “Spider-Man vs. Carnage, with some help from Venom!” just doesn’t roll off the tongue. 😀

Be sure to check out the rest of Bill’s work here at AFP and at Bill’s Comics. Also, thanks to Extreme-Sets for providing review samples of a wide variety of their diorama sets.

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Batman – Fatal Attraction! – Bill’s Comics

Batman – Fatal Attraction!

When the Joker escapes from Arkham Asylum, it’s up to a young Batman to track him down. But first, he’ll need to update his costume to something a little more stylish.

And what’s up with the Joker’s psychiatrist? She seems to have developed some sort of “Fatal Attraction” for the Clown Prince of Crime. Hopefully it’s just a passing infatuation, and won’t amount to much.

But if you’d like to find for yourself, fearless reader, don’t miss the latest thrill-packed adventure of the Dark Knight Detective!

Be sure to check out the rest of Bill’s work here at AFP and at Bill’s Comics. Also, thanks to Extreme-Sets for providing review samples of a wide variety of their diorama sets.

Hasbro Reveals Avengers: Endgame Product Lines

At long last, Hasbro has officially revealed the final figures in the upcoming Marvel Legends Avengers: Endgame wave, widely available any moment now. The final two figures are Captain America and the “Ronin” Hawkeye, from Endgame. They’re joining the Ebony Maw from the MCU and Citizen V, Hercules, Living Laser, and Nighthawk from the comics. The Build-A-Figure is an armored Thanos, although no official pic was provided.

Read on for the Legends reveals, plus more in the 6-inch, 12-inch, and new 14-inch scales!

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