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Toy Review: Marvel Legends | 12-Inch Captain America

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Figure Details

  • Character: Captain America
  • Manufacturer: Hasbro
  • Series: 12-Inch Marvel Legends
  • Dimensions: 11.5″
  • Recommended: Ages 4+
  • MSRP: $49.99 Paid: $31.34
  • Part Number/SKU: 630509428205
  • Buy it on Amazon

Total Points of Articulation = 36

  • Articulation – ★★★★
  • Sculpt – ★★★★★
  • Paint – ★★★★
  • Accessories – ★★★★

Overall Score – ★★★★

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Toy Review: Marvel Legends | Spider-Woman

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Today’s review is the Marvel Legends Infinite Series Thanos wave Spider-Woman figure.

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Figure Details

  • Character: Spider-Woman
  • Manufacturer: Hasbro
  • Series: Thanos
  • Dimensions: 6.25
  • Recommended: Ages 4+
  • MSRP: $19.95 Paid: $10.83
  • Part Number/SKU: 630509284320
  • Buy it on Amazon

Total Points of Articulation = 28

  • Articulation – ★★★☆☆
  • Sculpt – ★★★☆☆
  • Paint – ★★★☆☆
  • Accessories – ★★★☆☆

Overall Score –

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Toy Review: Marvel Legends | Havok

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Today’s review is the Marvel Legends Infinite Series X-Men Juggernaut wave Havok.

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Figure Details

Total Points of Articulation = 30

  • Articulation – ★★★
  • Sculpt – ★★☆☆☆
  • Paint – ★★☆☆☆
  • Accessories – ★★☆☆

Overall Score –

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Toy Review: Marvel Legends | Grim Reaper

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Today’s review is the Marvel Legends Infinite Series Ant-Man Ultron wave Grim Reaper. I managed to snag this figure for $6 from the Hasbro Toy

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Figure Details

Total Points of Articulation = 31

  • Articulation – ★★★
  • Sculpt – ★★★
  • Paint – ★★★☆☆
  • Accessories – ★★☆☆

Overall Score –

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Toy Review: Marvel Legends | Cable


Today’s review is the Marvel Legends Infinite Series X-Men Juggernaut wave Cable. I love the Cable character, but was not super excited about this figure when it was first released and I saw the pictures. Now that I have this figure in hand, I’ve completely changed my opinion on this figure and it is amazing! Let’s take a closer look.

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Figure Details

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Articulation – ★★★★

This figure is somewhat bulky, yet Cable has some really good articulation. I would have given him 5 stars but there are certainly figures out there that are way better so I couldn’t rationalize doing it.

Total POA’s = 30

    • Arms – There are 7 joints per arm.
      • Shoulders: Ball Joint as well as a Pin/Hinge Joint that allows the shoulder to raise above his shoulder. Full rotation of the arm.
      • Bicep: Peg Joint in the bicep allows for a good rotation of the upper arm.
      • Elbow: Double Pin/Hinge Joint which provides more than a 90 degree bend of the elbow. The bulk of his biceps reduces the bend of the elbows, but not more than I would expect from a larger person anyway.
      • Wrist: Peg Joint as well as a Pin/Hinge joint. The wrist curl down is good, but to curl his wrists up there is a sculpted armor plate on the top of his hand that prevents the articulation. I really like the look of these armor plates so I have zero problem with it.
    • Legs – There are 6 joints in each leg/hip/ankle area.
      • Hips: T-Jointed Ball Joint provides an amazing forward kick, not only for a larger figure, but for many Marvel Legends, Cable kicks forward more. He doesn’t have a great backward kick, but it’s good enough.
      • Thigh: Peg Joint provides a good range of motion, and is masked really well by the sculpt of the legs.
      • Knees: Double Pin/Hinge joints in the knees allows for just over a 90 degree bend which is pretty good.
      • Ankles: Each ankle has 2 joints. Pin/Hinge Joints that provides very little forward motion, but backward is really good. The ankle rocker is a little limited but it does work.
    • Body – There are 2 joints in the torso/waist area
      • Torso: A Double Ball Peg in the upper torso provides good ab crunch especially for the bulk of the armor. Back arch is really good which is cool. There is a little bit of a side crunch, but not much.
      • Waist: Peg Joint in the waist provides fully functioning waist swivel.
    • Head: A Ball Joint as well as a Pin/Hinge Joint. He can look down really well and look up really good. Side-to-Side is fully functional. As you look the figure up the tilt increases.

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Mold – ★★★★★

I love the sculpt of this figure. I wasn’t sure I was going to initially, but now that I have this figure, I love it. The first thing I noticed is just how heavy he is. This figure is considerably heavier than your standard Marvel Legend figure. The next thing you’ll notice is the immense amount of detail work in the sculpt. They did such a great job to add details to this figure. There are tons of really cool pouches, belts, and other detail sculpts.

Hasbro’s primary win on this figure is the head sculpt. I’m not sure if this sculpt is reused from any other characters but the additions they did really made this head look like Cable. From the scars on his right eye to the left side of the face that is being taken over by the Techno Organic Virus. I just love this head sculpt so much. I’m also drooling over the hands. What!! Yeah, they did an amazing job with Cables hands. They look really good with the armor plates on the top and the way the knuckles are sculpted. These are just really well done.

Now, there are some issues with this sculpt too. But they are very minor. My primary issue is the placement of the arms into the shoulders. I really feel like the shoulders are too low compared to just how high the chest piece is. Again, not an issue too much. The other issue that I’m not sure is an issue is just how tall Cable is. He’s 7 inches tall which is huge for the Legends series figures. The Marvel Wiki has Cable at about 6′ 8″ tall. That’s about 4 inches shorter. Anyway, not a huge issue.

The last issue with this figure is the way the knees look when you bend them. They look ugly, but again, not a huge issue.

In the end, I love the sculpt of this figure and the negatives are not a big deal.

Paint – ★★★★

 

The paint can be a bit hit-or-miss on this figure in some areas, but for the most part, I think the paint apps are really well done. Now, the colors chosen weren’t my cup of tea for his outfit with the tan armor, but it was done well, so I can’t knock it too much.

First and foremost, the paint apps on Cables head are nearly perfect in my opinion. The only place they could have done better is if they added a little shading to his hair. There’s nothing there which makes the head look a little cheaper. The rest of the face was painted really well, especially the scars and virus sections.

Moving down, there are some really nice details painted throughout the rest of the figure which really give this figure a lot of character. The Techno Virus arm looks great and we’ve seen most of that arm before on the Odin BAF. The color of blue they used for the pants and hand is really good and I think there may be a little shading on the hands which is cool.

Hasbro even painted some of the buckles which is often a missed opportunity. They didn’t get all the buckles and snaps, however, which is not a surprise. There are a lot of areas where there should have been some paint but wasn’t. Many people have already pointed out the bullet holes throughout the armor on Cable are not painted, so you don’t even notice those details. In some respects, those should have been painted over the two belt buckles as those details could have been really cool, but instead, you almost don’t notice them.

In the end, the paint apps are done well on the figure. Yes, there should have been a lot more paint, but I’m actually pretty happy and am giving Hasbro a pass on the missed opportunities.

Accessories – ★★★★☆

Cable comes with 2 guns which are pretty weird looking. From what I’ve heard, these guns have been used before so they are not unique to Cable. Knowing that Cable is from the future, these guns aren’t that surprising to be odd looking, however, one of them comes with a string of bullets that can be inserted into the bottom which is really cool, but I cannot imagine a future gun would likely still be using the standard bullet technology we have today, so in that respect, the sculpt design of the gun is a little off putting.

Both of my guns are warped and the plastic is quite flexible, so yes, I can heat them up and straighten them, but I’m anticipating they won’t hold. I’m also not a huge fan of the green plastic they were cast in. My preference would have been grey or black with a little paint detail. Instead, there’s no paint detail and we get green. The string of bullets do have the copper tips painted on which does look really cool.

I’m really happy to have these accessories, though an alternate head of Cable writing while the Techno Virus is taking hold would have really been cool. That’s probably way too much to ask for though.

Packaging – ★★★★☆

Standard Marvel Legends Infinite Series packaging which is great.

Overall Rating – ★★★★☆

This new X-Men wave Cable figure is a strong 4 star figure and a great addition to your collection. My favorite Cable figure is still the Marvel Select Cable we got about a year ago, but the articulation on this one is many times better. Definitely go pick this figure up. He should be relatively easy to get as he is not the most desire figure in the wave, so try to get him at a discount if you can.

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Toy Review: Marvel Legends | Batroc


Today’s review is the Marvel Legends Infinite Series Thanos wave Batroc figure. I started collecting after this wave had already hit retailers so I’m playing catch-up a bit. I’ve also been quite underwhelmed by the Thanos Build-a-Figure so I’ve held off on buying this wave, and this figure in particular until I managed to stumble upon him in a Target when they were doing a 50% off on Cartwheel deal. Score!

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Figure Details

  • Character: Batroc
  • Manufacturer: Hasbro
  • Series: Thanos
  • Dimensions: 6.25
  • Recommended: Ages 4+
  • MSRP: $19.95 Paid: $10.83
  • Part Number/SKU: 630509284306
  • Buy it on Amazon

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Articulation – ★★★★☆

Since this figure is based mostly on the Bucky Cap mold, the articulation is going to be quite good. Let’s check to make sure they didn’t mess it up.

Total POA’s = 32

  • Arms – There are 7 joints per arm.
    • Shoulders: Ball Joint as well as a Pin/Hinge Joint that allows the arm to come out and up a little higher than the shoulder. Full 360 rotation.
    • Bicep: Peg Joint that is quite standard and works very well.
    • Elbow: Double Pin/Hinge joints provide good bend of the elbow, though the larger bicep does prevent it from bending entirely in half.
    • Wrist: Peg Joint as well as a Pin/Hinge joint in the wrists provide a very good amount of rotation as well as curl.
  • Legs – There are 7 joints in each leg/hip/ankle area.
    • Hips: T-Jointed Ball Joint provides a really good forward kick motion. Backward motion is pretty decent. If you force it, you can get the figure to do a pretty good split of the legs, though it’s not a full split by any means.
    • Thigh: Peg Joint is a standard cut joint which loses some continuity of the sculpt of the thigh, though this isn’t super noticeable due to the uniform paint.
    • Knees: Double Pin/Hinge joints in the knees provides a good bend of the knees.
    • Ankles: Each ankle has a Pin/Hinge Joint as well as an Ankle Rocker Joint. Backward motion is pretty good, but forward motion of the ankle is pretty limited. The ankle rocker is good, but it could be positioned a little better as it currently angles a little funny.
  • Body – There are 2 joints in the body
    • Torso: Pin/Hinge Joint in the torso area provides a really good ab crunch and the back arch is just ok.
    • Waist: Peg Joint provides full 360 degree rotation of the waist.
  • Head: A single Ball Joint as well as a Pin/Hinge Joint allows for good up and down motion though my hinge is a little loose. Side-to-side motion is fully functional but tilt is almost nothing.

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Mold – ★★★★☆

 

I like this mold, and it’s something we’ve seen a lot, so let’s not waste a lot of time on it. Let’s talk about what’s actually unique to this figure.

The head sculpt is pretty much the only thing unique to the figure and they did a really good job. The mustache and the mask are really well done as they molded those out of separate plastic rather than just painting them on. This does set this figure apart as a unique figure, even though the rest of the figure is just recycled.

Beyond that, there’s really nothing else to talk about. It’s a good body mold, just very basic.

Paint – ★★★☆☆

 

Paint on this figure is decent, but not superb by any definition. Most of the figure is cast in either purple or gold plastic which works pretty well. I know yellow and gold can be a little difficult to paint with. The areas that are painted are done nicely, though a lot of the black lines have a lot of bleeding which makes the lines not look very crisp. The paint on the face is very well done and I have zero complaints there.

Accessories – ★☆☆☆☆

 

There are zero accessories. With such a basic figure, that is almost entirely recycled, Hasbro could have given us an alternate head or alternate hands, but they didn’t for whatever reason and that’s why the rating is so low from me. I don’t feel the retail price of $20 is worth it when you get nothing else with the figure when so many other figures do come with more stuff and have more unique sculpt.

Packaging – ★★★★☆

Standard Marvel Legends Infinite Series packaging which is great.

Overall Rating – ★★★☆☆

This figure is decent. Nothing spectacular about it, though Batroc is high enough profile of a villain to warrant getting him for your collection, but do me a favor. Don’t pay full price for him. It’s not worth $20 in my opinion.

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Toy Review: Marvel Legends | Pizza Spider-Man


Today’s review is the Marvel Legends Infinite Series Hobgoblin Pizza Spider-Man figure. I had this figure several months ago, but returned him to get a different one that I thought was going to be much harder to get. Fast forward a few months and now this guy has been quite hard to find. Well, I found him and this time I hung onto him. Also spent $5 less this time on him.

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Articulation – ★★★★★

This figure has everything you could want in a Marvel Legend figure. Some claim this figure to be the best Spider Man figure. Others still claim the McFarlane Spidey as the best. I don’t have the McFarlane one, though I think that one looks terrible. The articulation on this one is very good. Let’s take a closer look.

Total POA’s = 32

  • Arms – There are 8 joints per arm.
    • Shoulders: Ball Joint as well as a Pin/Hinge Joint as well as a Butterfly joint in the shoulder. All of these joints are very well done. They provide great range of motion throughout the shoulder joints.
    • Bicep: Peg Joint that is quite standard and works very well.
    • Elbow: Double Pin/Hinge joints provide a full bend of the elbow perfectly.
    • Wrist: Peg Joint as well as a Pin/Hinge joint in the wrists provide a very good amount of rotation as well as curl.
  • Legs – There are 6 joints in each leg/hip/ankle area.
    • Hips: T-Jointed Ball Joint provides a really good forward kick motion. Backward motion is not quite as good as I’d like, but still considerably better than most figures. I would have also expected him to be able to do the splits a little more than he can, but this isn’t the worst thing.
    • Thigh: Peg Joint is a standard cut joint which loses some continuity of the sculpt of the thigh, though this isn’t super noticeable due to the uniform paint.
    • Knees: Double Pin/Hinge joints in the knees provides a full bend of the knees which is perfectly suited for this figure.
    • Ankles: Each ankle has a Pin/Hinge Joint as well as an Ankle Rocker Joint. Both backward and forward ankle motion is quite good and the ankle rocker works very well.
  • Body – There are 2 joints in the body
    • Torso: Pin/Hinge Joint in the torso area provides a good ab crunch as well as a very good back arch.
    • Waist: Peg Joint provides full 360 degree rotation of the waist.
  • Head: A single Ball Joint as well as a Pin/Hinge Joint allows for good up and down motion. Side-to-side motion is fully functional and tilt is there, but had they used a slightly smaller ball in the head and they could have had a better range of motion.

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Mold – ★★★★☆

Hasbro really hit this one out of the park, though I’m still giving it only 4 stars. I do want to point out two thing I don’t like. I really feel the torso of this figure is a little long. For some reason, it looks wrong to me. It doesn’t look natural. Then with that issue I have, it appears when you use the ab crunch that the joint just looks worse. The other issue I have is the size of the ball joint in the head/neck. This ball is far too large, which makes the motion of the head a little limited. It’s also very difficult to put the heads on because it’s too tight.

Ok, I went over the negatives, what I like about this figure is quite extensive. My favorite is really just the overall aesthetics of the pieces coming together (minus the overly long torso). It just looks like Spidey. Obviously in terms of the sculpt, this is the most important and why I don’t like the look of the McFarlane Spidey as much.

There are enough details in the muscle tones in the figure that provides a good textured look on the figure. The costume is all smooth, which I would expect. Everything is smooth except the eyes, which are sculpted which is subtle, but still noticeable enough that it really makes a difference in the overall look.

 

Paint – ★★★★☆

 

Paint apps on this figure are good, but not the best by any means. First, there is no shading anywhere on this figure. Mostly, this is ok. The paint is glossy, which I’m still on the fence on. I’m not sure I like just how glossy it is.

The web lines on the figure are a little inconsistent. On the head they have nice lines with the web loops. Throughout the rest of the body where the webbing is, they didn’t really have the web loop style as prominently, or at all in some areas. The lines for the most part are clean, and look nice from a short distance. Up close, if you really like the web look, you’re not too amazed. Not the worst thing, but it would have been nice if they were more consistent.

As far as the rest of the paint apps, they are really solid where there is paint. Mostly, you’re going to find the paint apps on the heads. They did a nice clean job on these two heads, though a little shading in the unmasked head would have helped a lot.

Accessories – ★★★★★

 

The accessories we get with Pizza Spidey aren’t overwhelmingly awesome, but they are pretty cool and very useful, which isn’t always the case with accessories. We get two heads, a fully masked and partially unmasked head. Both are very well done and look really cool. I particularly like the unmasked one. It captures so many of the scenes we’ve seen of Spidey in the comics and movies.

In addition to the heads, we get a collection of 6 hands. The typical fists and web slinging hands are nice, but I really like the hands with the fingers splayed out. Those give a lot of pose options. They’re just very versatile.

Finally, we get a slice of gooey New York style pizza that Spidey can munch on. It’s a dumb accessory, but also really fun. I’ve seen a lot of folks having a ton of fun with this accessory in their photography, and I hope to as well.

Packaging – ★★★★☆

Standard Marvel Legends Infinite Series packaging which is great.

Overall Rating – ★★★★☆

Overall Pizza Spidey is a solid 4. If anybody actually read my reviews I might get some flack for not saying this thing is perfect, but nobody does, so I can say it without getting into trouble. I’m still not sure this is a must have figure. There seems to be a new Spider Man figure coming out every other wave and I really liked the Amazing Spider Man 2 figure that got me into collecting the Marvel Legends figures. But, if you don’t already have a Spider Man figure, this is a solid choice. There’s just so many other characters I’d rather have I guess. Oh well. It’s still good.

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