Toy Aisle Trolls > [Insert Wolverine/Logan/Biggs Darklighter pun here]

Toy Aisle Trolls is a feature highlighting acts of vandalism to in-store toy items. If you find a ruined package, a stolen figure, a swapped-out figure, or any other such acts, take a photo (cell phone photos are fine if they’re not blurry) and email them to poe@poeghostal.com.

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Submitted by: Kastor’s Korner

Saw this at a TRU in CT recently and thought of your posts. I returned a Star Wars Black 6″ figure last month at the same TRU and they inspected the package as if it was a rare gem. It took the woman at the register almost 5 min to confirm what I was returning was not a fake or damaged. I went back next week and see this on the shelf.

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  • I have a theory. Recently, I saw someone at a comic shop re-glueing blisters onto the cards of those Wolverine figures. And I've seen many Star Wars Black 3.75" figures with loose blisters (a few days ago, I accidentally loosened one myself when I knocked a figure off a peg; a four foot drop popped the blister clean off). Also, I added a Silver Samurai figure to a Hasbro toy shop order to get free shipping, and when it got here last week, its blister was completely loose.

    So considering evidence of weak or under-applied glue on these new packages, and knowing that many employees – even at Toys R Us – know little about toys: I think it's possible this was done in store by a clueless employee who was simply repairing packages and put Biggs on the wrong card.