Toy review roundup

MicroBry (part 2) reviews the Astro Midget Super Robot Spriggan-X garage kit. Excerpt: “… pretty much perfect when it comes to fun.”

Z reviews the Bandai Gundam Fix Figuration Full Armor Gundam Mk. III set. Excerpt: “… looks simply incredible.” (See also.)

Z reviews the Bandai Gundam Fix Figuration Full Armor Gundam (Blue version) limited figure. Excerpt: “… the added articulation certainly helps in making this GFF a little more playable than previous GFF … ” (See also.)

Z reviews the Bandai Gundam Fix Figuration Perfect Gundam (Frame Model) figure. Excerpt: “… it’s very flawed.” (See also.)

Randy Herkowitz reviews the Takara Tomy Transformers Binaltech BT-22 Convoy figure. Excerpt: “The robot mode is exactly how this toy should have been in the first place. ”

Josh Bernard reviews the Bandai Soul of Chogokin (SOC) GX-42 Koutetsu Shin Jeeg set. Excerpt: “While some of the gimmicks are neat, I just can’t overlook the poor execution of the magnetic joints.” (See also.)

Atom reviews the Yamato Macross Destroid Tomahawk 1/60-scale figure. Excerpt: “… doesn’t disappoint.” (See also.)

Atom reviews the Bandai Saint Myth Cloth Sea Emperor Poseidon (Royal Ornament Edition) figure from the Saint Seiya manga. Excerpt: “… this might fall under ‘fans only’ as the design is a bit more basic than more recent God designs.” (See also.)

Andrew reviews the CM’s Corporation Brave Gokin EX Dark Legioss 1/48-scale figure from Genesis Climber Mospeada. “… the biggest problem with the toy is that it costs over a hundred dollars.”

Dave Van Domelen reviews the Hasbro Transformers Universe Classic Ironhide, Silverstreak and Sideswipe figures. Excerpt: “(Re: Sideswipe) You can see how most of the new Classics are molded for modular swapping to create new characters, but this was definitely the best of breed in that respect.” (See also: 1, 2, 3.)

yo go re reviews the Hasbro Transformers Animated Deluxe class Oil Slick figure. Excerpt: “The way he’s designed makes him look like he should be voiced by Rene Auberjonois …” (See also.)

Rustin Parr reviews the NECA Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael (black and white versions) San Diego Comic Con exclusive box set. Excerpt: “… NECA’s Black and White Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles prove the point that paint is a crucial element of action figures.”

Michael Crawford reviews the NECA Player Select Gears of War Dominic Santiago figure. Excerpt: “This is one of the nicest sculpts in this scale I’ve seen this year …” (See also.)

yo go re reviews the NECA Cult Classics Beetlejuice figure. Excerpt: “… the paint is where it all goes to pot.” (See also.)

Poe Ghostal reviews the NECA Alien versus Predator: Requiem Predator (masked version) figure. Excerpt: “… he does have a fixed pose, and I don’t like it.”

Artemis reviews the Hasbro Marvel Legends Elektra and Ronin two-pack. Excerpt: “Each figure has a stand-out irk – Ronin the hunch, Elektra the irregular paint …”

Michael Crawford reviews the Hasbro Marvel Legends Red Hulk Series Union Jack, Silver Savage and Adam Warlock and Build-A-Figure Red Hulk Target exclusive figures. Excerpt: “… these aren’t $15 action figures.” (See also.)

yo go re reviews the Hasbro Marvel Legends Hulk Series Doc Samson figure. Excerpt: “… a good toy, just brought down by the lack of a little paint.” (See also.)

Thomas Wheeler reviews the Mattel DC Universe Classics Red Tornado figure. Excerpt: “I’m very impressed and very pleased.” (See also.)

Terry Dizard reviews the Hasbro G.I. Joe Cobra Rattler Target exclusive set. Excerpt: “If you don’t have an original, you NEED this …”

Patrick Robinson reviews the Hasbro G.I. Joe RAM Cycle vs. Cobra Flight Pod set. Excerpt: “… a good pairing of two popular vehicles.”

Jess C. Horsley reviews the Hasbro Iron Man Repulsor Power Iron Man 12-inch figure. Excerpt: “… it’s hard to find a 12” figure with lights and sound based on a major movie property at this price.” (See also.)

Artemis reviews the Hasbro Star Wars The Clone Wars General Grievous figure. Excerpt: “… the bad articulation and teensy head tend to outweigh the basic good design and accessory count just a bit …” (See also.)

“Pixel Dan” Eardley reviews the Hasbro Indiana Jones Crystal Skeleton Figure with Throne mail-away set from Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Excerpt: “He looks great …” (See also.)

Nekrodave reviews the Amok Time Gort and Klaatu 1/6-scale figures from The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951 version). Excerpt: “… a very good value …” (See also.)

Engineernerd reviews the Hasbro Indiana Jones René Belloq figure from Raiders of the Lost Ark. Excerpt: ” Once you get past the old man caterpillar eyebrows, he’s okay.” (See also.)

Rustin Parr reviews the Jun Planning Nightmare Before Christmas Othello Jack San Diego Comic Con exclusive figure. Excerpt: “… a perfect exclusive.”

EVA Unit 4A reviews the Lego Star Wars 7659 Imperial Landing Craft set. Excerpt: “… this one absolutely rocks!”

Sean Huxter reviews the Thinkway Toys WALL-E U-Command WALL-E toy. Excerpt: “The simplicity of the WALL*E controls are this toy’s strength and its weakness.” (See also.)

Retro reviews

Scott Rubin reviews the Takara Web Diver W-10 Draguon figure. Excerpt: “… what is really striking about Dragion is its sheer size.” (See also.)

Thomas Wheeler reviews the Diamond Select Toys Marvel Select Thanos figure. Excerpt: “Truly superb.”

Artemis reviews the Jakks Pacific WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) Classic Superstars Sensational Sherri figure. Excerpt: “… she gets your attention.”

Artemis reviews the Jakks Pacific WWE Extreme Championship Wrestling Ariel figure. Excerpt: “… Ariel really shines, and is worth consideration based on her looks alone.”

yo go re reviews the Hasbro G.I. Joe Comic Pack # 7 Stepan “Horror Show” Drukersky, Sgt. Stalker and Stormavik three-pack. Excerpt: “Out of the two Oktober Guard sets, this one is probably the weaker …” (See also: 1, 2, 3.)

yo go re reviews the DC Direct Kingdom Come Deadman figure. Excerpt: “Alex Ross’ design for Deadman in Kingdom Come is a simple yet clever update, and it looks nice in action figure form.”

Poe Ghostal reviews the Toy Island Universal Monsters the Mummy, Frankenstein, Dracula, the Wolfman and Creature from the Black Lagoon figures. Excerpt: “I freakin’ love these figures.” (See also.)

Tom Prankerd reviews the Clover Diecast Gundam DX figure. Excerpt: “… a loveable, if flawed, piece of 1970s fun.” (See also.)

Tom Prankerd reviews the Hasbro Transformers Nightbeat figure. Excerpt: “… the usual price for the figure is much more than he’s worth, and sadly he’s best avoided.”

Mark Patraw reviews the Toy Biz The Amazing Spider-Man Daredevil 12-inch figure. Excerpt: “Outstanding value.”