Toy review roundup (via Fanmode), 1/9/09

fanmode-copy Tom Prankerd reviews the Bandai Soul of Chogokin (SOC) GX-44 Tetsujin 28 set. Excerpt: “This beauty does all you’d want from a Tetsujin 28 toy, and is a must for any fans of pretty diecast robots.” (See also.)

Updatedude reviews the Bandai Motion Revive Series (MRS) Monster Hunter Kado Karyudo Kirin C trading figure. Excerpt: “… easily the best 3.75″ base figure out there right now …”

Corey Tincher reviews the Mattel DC Universe Classics Superman figure. Excerpt: “… a well made figure with solid sculpting and above average mass market paint makes him feel worth it.”

Steve Pietrangelo reviews the Mattel DC Universe Classics Eradicator Wal-Mart exclusive figure. Excerpt: “… Eradicator is a fairly average action figure compared to the others from the DCUC toy line.” (See also.)

Poe Ghostal reviews the Mattel Masters of the Universe Classics Beast Man Mattycollector exclusive figure. Excerpt: “Mattel should be selling these for $15 at most, with a better deal on shipping.” (See also.)

yo go re reviews the Hasbro Iron Man Concept Series Captain America Armor figure. Excerpt: “The paint is what makes this figure what it is, but unfortunately, that’s where things fall apart.”

Michael Crawford reviews the Mattel Batman The Brave and The Bold Bug Zapper Blue Beetle and Power Prop Aquaman figures. Excerpt: “… the line is very inconsistent with the quality of the paint ops, so be careful picking them off the peg.”

yo go re reviews the Hasbro G.I. Joe 25th Anniversary Snow Job figure. Excerpt: “… a truly excellent update …” (See also.)

Corey Tincher reviews the Hasbro G.I. Joe Resolute Duke figure. Excerpt: “… a nice update …” (See also.)

Updatedude reviews the Hasbro G.I. Joe 25th Anniversary Comic Pack Destro and Cpl. Breaker set. Excerpt: “A good two pack if you can pick it up for a good price.” (See also.)

Philip Reed reviews the Hasbro Transformers Universe G1 Series Legends class Bumblebee figure. Excerpt: “If you’re looking for an inexpensive Bumblebee … you can’t beat this Bumblebee.”

Blitzwing reviews the Hasbro Transformers Universe Beast Series Deluxe class Cheetor figure. Excerpt: “… another failed attempt.” (See also.)

Thomas Wheeler reviews the Hasbro Transformers Universe Classic Deluxe class Acid Storm figure. Excerpt: “… hey, this is a cool Transformer.” (See also.)

Dan Clark reviews the Hasbro Cloverfield Monster Hasbro Toy Shop exclusive figure. Excerpt: “… one of the finest toys released in 2008.” (See also.)

Artemis reviews the Lego Bionicle 8944 Tanma, 8945 Solek, 8946 Photok, 8949 Kirop, 8947 Radiak and 8948 Gavla sets. Excerpt: “… their real purpose is to be a gateway drug to bigger and more elaborate Bionicle sets …”

WIKD reviews the Takara Tomy Zoids Wardick Guylos Specification Chara Hobby 2008 exclusive 1/72-scale kit. Excerpt: “A great addition to any Dark Zoid collection …” (See also.)

Retro reviews

Atom reviews the Bandai Saint Cloth Myth Aries Shion (surplice version) set. Excerpt: “… a beautiful representation of the character from the series.” (See also.)

Philip Reed reviews the Marchon Roadbots Hookorr figure. Excerpt: “I love it, but I might just be the only person in the world who does.”

Philip Reed reviews the Marchon Roadbots Loadorr figure. Excerpt: “… even if you’re a hardcore transforming robot toy collector you shouldn’t bother paying more than $10 for Loadorr …”

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