Monthly Archives: April 2015

Blog #881: Toy Review: Transformers Masterpiece Exhaust

Transformers Masterpiece Exhaustz Before I talk about the toy, it’s release caused a bit of an uproar.  Notable death merchant Philip Morris, maker of such suicide stick brands as Virginia Slims, Merit, Benson & Hedges, and of course Marlboro sent … Continue reading

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Blog #880: Toy Reviews: Dairycon 2015 Toys and Merchandise

Dairycon 2015 Toys and Merchandise I was unfortunately unable to attend Dairycon 2015, but was able to get the exclusives and merchandise. T-Shirt Frisbee Poker Chip Postcard Wow, that is awesome art!  The G1 1984 back of the box art … Continue reading

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Blog #879: Toy Review: Transformers: Robots in Disguise (2015) McDonald’s Toys (Bumblebee, Grimlock, Optimus Prime, Fracture, Underbite, Sideswipe, Fixit, Clampdown)

Transformers: Robots in Disguise (2015) McDonald’s Toys (Bumblebee, Grimlock, Optimus Prime, Fracture, Underbite, Sideswipe, Fixit, Clampdown) These are of decent size and some of them have cool action features, but some of them are pretty crappy. Bumblebee Bumblebee’s action feature … Continue reading

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Blog #878: Toy Review: Transformers: Rescue Bots Rescan Series Blurr & Optimus Prime

Transformers: Rescue Bots Rescan Series Blurr & Optimus Prime Blurr Blurr looks awesome.  His car mode looks great.  I hope we’ll keep getting more toys in this line that are not rescue/construction vehicles (or Optimus Prime and Bumblebee).  His robot … Continue reading

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Blog #877: Transformers: Artifact of the Week: HG Toys Stamp Bots Variants

Transformers: Artifact of the Week: Stamp Bots Variants Back in the good old days of G1, HG Toys made all kinds of Transformers novelty items.  Stamp Bots were a fairly simple item, a small unarticulated transformers figure with a rubber … Continue reading

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Blog #876: Toy Review: Playskool Transformers Go-Bots Unreleased Prototype Special Bonus Pack (Strong-Bot Steamroller, Gobrillium Speed-Bot, Gorilla-Bot)

Playskool Transformers Go-Bots Unreleased Prototype Special Bonus Pack (Strong-Bot Steamroller, Gobrillium Speed-Bot, Gorilla-Bot) I’m saying this is an unreleased prototype since I can’t imagine what else it could be.  There is a lot of guess work in this blog, and … Continue reading

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Blog #875: Transformers Artifact of the Week: 1984 Transformers Tech Specometer Eleven

Transformers Artifact of the Week: 1984 Transformers Tech Specometer Eleven This has got to be one of the oddest G1 Transformers artifacts in existence. The 1984 Transformers Tech Specometer Eleven.  The box claims that it has eleven functions: periscope, telescope, … Continue reading

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