Toy review roundup (via Fanmode)

fanmode-copy Michael Crawford reviews the DC Direct Watchmen Dr. Manhattan 1/6-scale figure. Excerpt: “The best feature of this figure is the suit …”

Michael Crawford reviews the DC Direct Watchmen Ozymandias and Silk Spectre (Modern) figures. Excerpt: “… the lack of articulation is disappointing.”

Michael Crawford reviews the DC Direct Watchmen Nite Owl (Modern) and Rorschach figures. Excerpt: “(Re: Rorschach) … the figure is basically a statue, and the selected pose really ain’t doing it for me.” (See also.)

Sanjeev reviews the Amok Time Battlestar Galactica Cylon Centurion 1/6-scale figure. Excerpt: “… this is one of the few toys of the classic BSG Cylon Centurion that actually features chrome armor and looks as fantastic as these guys did on the small screen.”

Ben Yee reviews the Takara Tomy Transformers Disney Label Mickey Mouse Trailer figure. Excerpt: “Almost every section of this figure represents a merging of elements from Mickey Mouse and Optimus Prime.” (See also.)

Tom Prankerd reviews the Bandai Chogokin GD-44 Kahen Senshi Z-Gundam (renewal version) 1/144-scale figure. Excerpt: “… someone at Bandai should have made the hard decision to nix the Waverider mode and produce a robot mode only version with more articulation.”

Anavel reviews the Bandai Tamashii Spec XS-11 Falguen figure from Metal Armor Dragonar. Excerpt: ” … an excellent figure.” (See also.)

Corey Tincher reviews the Hasbro Marvel Universe Captain America figure. Excerpt: “Captain America doesn’t get everything right in the technical department, but he’ll fight his way into your toy box on undeniable charm …”

Thomas Wheeler reviews the Hasbro Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Commemorative Collection Emperor Palpatine with Shadow Stormtroopers Wal-Mart exclusive set. Excerpt: “… an extremely impressive figure of the Emperor, with a range of motion that will let him do just about anything, and a really mean look on his face that pretty much says you’d better let him do so.” (See also.)

Matt reviews the Hasbro Star Wars The Legacy Collection Luke Skywalker (Stormtrooper disguise), Han Solo (Stormtrooper disguise), Spacetrooper, Jawa and WED Treadwell Droid, Pons Limbic, Wioslea, Trinto Duaba and Dice Ibegon figures from Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. Excerpt: “The simple fact of the matter is the majority of these are not $9 figures.” (See also.)

Poe Ghostal reviews the Mattel DC Universe Classics Big Barda (helmeted version) figure. Excerpt: “I’m happy to have a DCUC version of her, but I hope we get a larger one down the line.”

Action Toy Review reviews the Mattel DC Universe Classics Killer Moth figure. Excerpt: “A great rendition of the character and a worth action figure purchase.” (See also.)

yo go re reviews the SOTA Toys Street Fighter Revolution E. Honda figure. Excerpt: “… if you get one free from any major flaws, you’ll find a good action figure.” (See also.)

Corey Tincher reviews the Mattel Masters of the Universe Classics Stratos Mattycollector.com exclusive figure. Excerpt: “This is undoubtedly a well made action figure with a high attention to detail, a classic feel, sturdy construction, and well packaged, but he’s about $15 too expensive.” (See also.)

Thomas Wheeler reviews the Hasbro Indiana Jones Crystal Skeleton Figure with Throne mail-away set from Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Excerpt: “The detail level, especially on something this slender, is absolutely amazing.” (See also.)

Retro reviews

Tom Prankerd reviews the Popy DX Chogokin Kikou Kantai Dairugger XV set. Excerpt: “Despite several flaws, Dairugger XV remains a great figure.” (See also.)

Tom Prankerd reviews the Tomy Ideon Gokin figure. Excerpt: “There is something charming about the small size of the figure …”

yo go re reviews the Hasbro G.I. Joe 25th Anniversary Shipwreck figure. Excerpt: “… you won’t have any trouble finding him.” (See also.)

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