Toy reviews roundup (via Fanmode), 2/14/09

fanmode-copy Sanjeev reviews the Kridana Epic Ramayana Series Hanuman figure. Excerpt: “This particular toy holds a lot of meaning for me.” (See also.)

Michael Crawford reviews the Hasbro Marvel Universe Iron Man, Punisher, Black Panther and Wolverine figures. Excerpt: “Iron Man is the outstanding figure …”

Michael Crawford reviews the Hasbro Marvel Universe Silver Surfer, Human Torch, Spider-man and Daredevil figures. Excerpt: “The figures themselves, even with the leg articulation limitation, are really fun little toys.”

EVA Unit 4A reviews the Bandai Engine Gattai DX Engine Dai-Shogun set from the Engine Sentai Go-onger: Boom Boom! Bang Bang! Gekijobang!! movie. Excerpt: “… it truly is worth it.” (See also.)

Thomas Wheeler reviews the Bandai Power Rangers Jungle Fury Jungle Master Wolf Ranger figure. Excerpt: “… would it kill Bandai to paint the BACKS of these things!?”

Dave Van Domelen reviews the Hasbro Star Wars Transformers Crossovers Captain Rex to AT-TE and Clone Pilot to V-19 Torrent figures. Excerpt: “(Re: Captain Rex to AT-TE) At least it’s not horribly spindly like so many SWTFs, but it still could have been a lot better.”

Thomas Wheeler reviews the Hasbro Star Wars The Force Unleashed Commemorative Collection Darth Vader with Incinerator Troopers Wal-Mart exclusive set. Excerpt: “… it’s worth it even just for the two Incinerator Troopers.” (See also.)

Corey Tincher reviews the Hasbro G.I. Joe Resolute Comic Pack Destro vs. Shockblast two-pack. Excerpt: “There is a ton of value crammed into this two pack …” (See also.)

Artemis reviews the NECA Street Fighter IV C. Viper figure. Excerpt: “… it’s a good art style, scale, and the articulation’s pretty decent …” (See also.)

Doug Turner reviews the Mezco Toyz Cinema of Fear Stylized Jason Voorhees 9-inch figure from the Friday the 13th movies. Excerpt: “… fans of good horror toys simply can’t go wrong here.”

Philip Reed reviews the Hasbro Star Wars The Legacy Collection Imperial EVO Trooper figure from The Force Unleashed game. Excerpt: “… I’m gushing, but I really can’t help it.” (See also.)

Thomas Wheeler reviews the Mattel DC Universe Classics Green Lantern figure. Excerpt: “Properly heroic, not pre-posed, and superbly well articulated, Mattel has designed a superb super-hero figure here.” (See also.)

Erin Snyder reviews the Mattel DC Universe Classics Killer Moth figure. Excerpt: “Killer Moth was a bit of a guilty pleasure …” (See also.)

Poe Ghostal reviews the Mattel DC Universe Classics Dr. Impossible figure. Excerpt: “Dr. Impossible is exactly the sort of repaint figure I like …”

Poe Ghostal reviews the Mattel DC Universe Classics Mr. Miracle figure. Excerpt: “Mattel is still having issues getting painted parts … to match molded parts …” (See also.)

Poe Ghostal reviews the Mattel DC Universe Classics Shazam! figure. Excerpt: “… it’s great to have such a well-sculpted, well-articulated Captain Marvel at last.” (See also.)

Retro reviews

Tom Prankerd reviews the Bandai High Complete Model (HCM) RX-178 Gundam Mark II 1/144-scale figure. Excerpt: “This is primitive compared to modern PVC figures or the Chogokin Gundam range, but very impressive for the time.”

Tom Prankerd reviews the Tomy Sound Flasher Ideon figure. Excerpt: “While the lightweight construction won’t be to the taste of many and the electronics themselves are primitive, there’s more than a little fun to be had here.”

yo go re reviews the Palisades The Muppets Show Vanishing Cream Beaker Wizard World and online exclusive figure. Excerpt: “The overall effect is really good, with a subtle fade from clear to visible thanks to some top-notch paintwork …”

Updatedude reviews the Takara Microman Acroyear-X AX-12 Acrocleve figure. Excerpt: “I personally find him really fun …” (See also.)

yo go re reviews the Hasbro G.I. Joe Plague Troopers vs. Steel Brigade six-pack. Excerpt: “All these characters were created specifically for this set, proving that Hasbro doesn’t need to stick to the old characters in order to make good toys.” (See also: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.)

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