fanmode-copy Jeff Parker reviews the Hot Toys M-Icon Michael Jackson (Billie Jean/History Tour version) 1/6-scale figure. Excerpt: “To me, it’s in many ways a more important figure than any Batman, Terminator or Stormtrooper … because it’s a brave move and represents a popular cultural icon that was a huge part of the landscape …”

Michael Crawford reviews the Cast-A-Way Toys The Phantom FX Show exclusive figure. Excerpt: “Unfortunately, it was the body that caused me the most issues.”

Corey Tincher reviews the Mattel DC Universe Classics Gentleman Ghost figure. Excerpt: “Gentleman Ghost may not be a DC elite or appeal to every little kid out there, but there’s some definite charm coming through this figure.”

Thomas Wheeler reviews the Jakks Pacific WWE Deluxe Build N’ Brawl Matt Hardy and Jeff Hardy figures. Excerpt: “The one shame in this line is that it won’t likely last much longer.”

Artemis reviews the Playmates Toys Star Trek Warp Collection Sulu 6-inch figure. Excerpt: “… nothing glaringly wrong, but pretty middle-of-the-road.”

Artemis reviews the Playmates Toys Star Trek Warp Collection Spock 6-inch figure. Excerpt: “… these are effectively the collector’s option, and by that standard the so-so quality just can’t be ignored.” (See also.)

Erin Snyder reviews the Playmates Toys Star Trek Galaxy Collection Spock and Original Spock figures. Excerpt: “If you’re only planning to buy one, I strongly endorse ‘Original Spock’, provided you find one that looks good.” (See also.)

Thomas Wheeler reviews the Hasbro Marvel Legends A.O.A. (Age of Apocalypse) Sunfire Hasbro Toy Shop exclusive figure. Excerpt: “The transparent yellow body works exceptionally well …” (See also.)

Retro review

Tom Prankerd reviews the Bandai Soul of Chogokin (S.O.C.) GX-29 Black Ox figure from Tetsujin 28. Excerpt: “Microsoft has Macintosh, Coke has Pepsi, Marvel has DC, Amuro has Char, Miracleman has Kid Miracleman, the Doctor has Russell T. Davies – and Tetsujin 28 has Black Ox.”