fanmode-copy Michael Crawford reviews the Hot Toys Hellboy II: The Golden Army Hellboy 1/6-scale figure. Excerpt: “Hot Toys is sort of like Pixar these days – it’s hard to judge them on the same scale as everyone else, because their work is so far above the competition.”

yo go re reviews the Hasbro Transformers Revenge of the Fallen Scout class Ransack figure. Excerpt: “Forget the rehashed Ironhides, Starscreams or Bumblebees, and go for something new. Or, in this case, something old.”

yo go re reviews the Diamond Select Toys Marvel Minimates X-Men Origins Wolverine Weapon X Wolverine and Silver Fox Toys ‘R’ Us exclusive two-pack. Excerpt: “… a nice value.”

yo go re reviews the Hasbro Star Wars Comic Packs Luke Skywalker and Deena Shan set from Star Wars: Rebellion. Excerpt: “… while neither Luke nor Deena are perfect, they’re not awful.” (See also.)

Newton Gimmick reviews the Shocker Toys Indie Spotlight ShadowHawk (variant) figure. Excerpt: “It’s tough to find too much fault with this figure …” (See also.)

Retro reviews

Nathan Newell reviews the Art Asylum Star Trek The Original Series Captain James T. Kirk, Commander Spock and Doctor McCoy AVON mail-away exclusive set. Excerpt: “These Art Asylum figures show the absolutely ineptitude of the new Playmates Star Trek line.”

Darren Cilenti reviews the Hasbro Transformers Shattered Glass Razorclaw BotCon 2008 exclusive figure. Excerpt: “… a very forgettable repaint and certainly isn’t worth tracking down …”