Toy review roundup (via Fanmode)

fanmode-copy Jeff Parker reviews the Hot Toys Predator Major Alan “Dutch” Schaeffer and Private Billy Sole 1/6-scale figures. Excerpt: “Well, once again we are in the territory of ‘Dallas and Kane’ where one actor/agent/lawyer has given permission to use his likeness and the other hasn’t …”

Newton Gimmick reviews the Playmates TMNT Mini-Mutants Exoskeleton Shredder figure. Excerpt: “… while it’s obviously inspired by Exo-Squad it has tons of little traits that definitely make it TMNT.”

Dave Van Domelen reviews the Hasbro Transformers Revenge of the Fallen Scout class Rollbar, Dead End, Knock Out, Dirt Boss, Depthcharge and Ransack figures. Excerpt: “… it seems like they used a much more brittle plastic in most of these than the designs would have worked best with.” (See also: 1, 2, 3, 4.)

Brent Johnston reviews the Hasbro Transformers Universe Generation 1 Series Ultra class Autobot Countdown figure. Excerpt: “Countdown is one of the better Ultra-class figures out today, despite being a repaint of a Cybertron-line figure.”

Michael Crawford reviews the Mattel Batman The Joker 12-inch Toys ‘R’ Us exclusive figure from The Dark Knight. Excerpt: “… there’s a lot of wasted potential here, especially considering the price point.”

Poe Ghostal reviews the Mattel Masters of the Universe Classics Zodac Mattycollector.com exclusive figure. Excerpt: “… my own fondness for Zodac’s character and design is giving him an extra half-raven he probably doesn’t quite deserve.” (See also.)

Corey Tincher reviews the Mattel DC Universe Classics Mr. Terrific figure. Excerpt: “I guess Mattel liked that left-leg sculpt so much, that they wanted to use it twice.” (See also.)

Artemis reviews the Lego Bionicle Phantoka 8685 Toa Kopaka set. Excerpt: “… he looks badass.”

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