Batman – Hell Hath No Fury! – Bill’s Comics

Batman – Hell Hath No Fury!

Harley Quinn is in trouble, and Batman may be her only way out.

Harley has gotten herself on the wrong side of Black Mask, and the Joker has thrown her out on the street. So what’s a girl to do? Her only hope is that the Dark Knight finds her before Black Mask does.

You must read the tale called, “Hell Hath No Fury!”

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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NYCC 2015: McFarlane Walking Dead Construction Sets (with AFP fly-by video)

NYCC 2015 - McFarlane Walking Dead Construction Sets (1 of 12)

I think I’m finally starting to understand the marketing of McFarlane’s Walking Dead building sets. By including the brick construction dimension in the product, McFarlane hopes to appeal to a broader set of customers. At the same time, they haven’t tried to subvert the Walking Dead by making them cute with bright colors and typical minifigures. So while I can’t imagine a kid expanding his LEGO collection with these, or a diorama builder extending these sets with LEGO bricks, the line seems to be working – more sets are on the way.

The enduring appeal will be to model kit diorama builders who will cannibalize the individual products to build massive set pieces, like the prison diorama McFarlane had on display.

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Who is Your Pick for the Hasbro Marvel Legends Fans Choice Poll?

Hasbro Marvel Legends Fans Choice Vote - Darkhawk, Angela, Symbiote Spider-Man, and Mysterio

Hasbro is conducting a new Fans Choice poll for Marvel Legends on the site. The four finalists, Darkhawk, Angela, Symbiote Spider-Man, and Mysterio, were selected by fans from an initial set of 16 choices at the Hasbro booth at San Diego Comic-Con. To rock the vote, Marvel offered up the chance to win a Stan Lee autographed SDCC-exclusive Marvel Infinite Series (nee Marvel Universe) Ant-Man set if you retweeted their announcement of the poll. (The winner was to be the 100th person to retweet, and there’ve been many more who’ve RT’d already.)

Need some help deciding? We’ve got the history (including action figures) for each choice.

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The Walking Dead TV Action Figures 25% Off – Today Only!

McFarlane The Walking Dead - 25 percent off one-day sale

The Walking Dead might be on Sunday nights, but it’s Wednesday and the McFarlane Walking Dead action figures from the TV series are on sale at Entertainment Earth for  25% off – just for today, so don’t miss out.

I’m not collecting these myself, but this might be a good time to jump on board, or just fill out your roster of survivors and walkers from the show. Almost all of the main cast from the past couple of seasons are available. (Daryl, Beth, Maggie, and Carl are the notables ones that aren’t.) And there’s zombies too, including Merle. Sorry if that’s a spoiler – hey, that happened a while ago!

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Weekend Toy Run: Entertainment Earth 4-Inch Action Figure Stands (25 for $6)

With Black Friday approaching, I’ve been getting ready for deals on action figures. So I was psyched to see that Entertainment Earth is running a pre-Black Friday sale. While I was less than enthused by the offerings in the action figure category – less than a dozen in total from Bandai (1), Bif Bang Pow! (7), DC Collectibles (2), and Jazwares (1) – something in the sale did catch my attention. They have stands for 4-inch action figures on sale – 25 stands for $6.

From time to time I get questions from readers on where to find stands. Back in the day, McFarlane sold them online, but stopped several years back. Pro Tech stands have been the de facto stand-in, but start at 44 cents a pop, although they get cheaper in big quantities. But at 24 cents a stand, the EE deal is pretty damn good; the cheapest the Pro Tech stands get are 33 cents each, but you have to buy over 500!

EE has got five color options – clear, white, tan gray, and black. These should work with all your Hasbro 4-inchers – G.I. JOEs, Marvel Universe, Star Wars, and Indiana Jones (although I don’t know many who have these) – and 4-inchers from other lines, like Playmates Star Trek figures.

Hopefully we’ll see some better deals as the week progresses, but for now, cheap stands are a decent start. Happy shopping!

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