Marvel Legends 2018 in Review: A Lot of Product and a lot of Love

Here we are at the end of 2018, its had its ups and downs as the days passed but one of those ups was the Marvel Legends 2018 lineup. This year saw the line expand and Hasbro managed to release 130 figures across build-a-figure waves, multipacks and more. This is the biggest year in the line’s history and I want to highlight it today. In this video, I am looking over the line in general with a focus on the 80 figures that I purchased myself. So without further ado,…

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DC Universe Titans Episode 11 “Dick Grayson” Review

Here we are folks, the end of the first season of Titans. After a season where half the episodes were detours away from the main plot, should we be too surprised that the season finale is one as well? Not really, but without any further delay, let’s dive into Titans Episode 11 “Dick Grayson.”   [Warning: The following review contains several spoilers]   I got to give credit to the DC Universe marketing team, as I saw advertisements everywhere for this episode. Why all that extra effort? Batman; the answer is…

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One-Punch Man Season 2 Trailer

On Friday, Bandai Namco released the trailer for One-Punch Man season two which is set to release in April 2019. The new season will feature Hikaru Midorikawa (Mobile Suit Gundam Wing’s Heero Yuy & Gridman) joining the cast as the hero hunter, Garou. Now, the second season will feature the first season cast reprising their roles and JAM Project returning to perform a new them song. In addition, returning staff includes character designer Chikashi Kubota (FLCL 2), Tomohiro Suzuki (Saint Seiya: Legend of Sanctuary & Double Decker! Doug & Kirill)…

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DC Universe Titans Episode 10 “Koriand’r” Review

Titans returns to its normal story track this week to follow-up on Episode 8’s cliffhanger. Being the next to last episode of the season, does “Koriand’r” accomplish what it needs to? To find out we are going to have to dive in!   [Warning: The following review contains several spoilers]   When last we saw the core Titans team, Dick and Donna were on their way to Rachael’s mother’s home. During the drive, Donna translates the text from Kory’s notebook, only to realizes that Kory’s mission is to kill Rachael. At…

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Good Smile Company Launches Investment Firm

Recently, the Japanese figure and toy manufacturer Good Smile Company announced that the company established a new investment firm during November; the investment firm, Good Smile Partners, will invest in contents, creators, artists and research to raise the value of the company. In addition, the intent of the firm is to have new projects aiming towards “the future of entertainment.” Furthermore, Good Smile Company board member Gentarō Iwasa is in charge of firm as the representative director.   Good Smile Company is best known internationally for the production of its Figma…

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Spin Master Announces 3-Year Toy Deal with Warner Bros./ DC

Yesterday, Spin Master Corp. announced it has entered a three-year licensing agreement with Warner Bros. Consumer Products. This new licensing agreement is specifically for DC Comics properties, and will focus on remote control/ robotic vehicles, water toys and games/ puzzles.   Below is Spin Master’s official statement regarding the deal: “Partnering with an iconic brand like DC is a major milestone for Spin Master and is part of our strategy to invest in successful licenses to further grow and diversify our business,” said Ben Gadbois, Spin Master’s Global President and COO.…

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DC Universe Titans Episode 9 “Hank and Dawn” Review

With Episode 8 ending on a massive cliffhanger, it is only natural that we spend an entire episode on Hawk and Dove’s backstories. Now, do not get me wrong as I wanted this episode however, the episode’s placement just seems odd. That being said, there is some good stuff in this episode. so let us jump in and take a closer look!   [Warning: The following review contains several spoilers]   This episode features the return of fan-favorite characters, Hank Hall and Dawn Granger, in a follow up on the aftermath…

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DC Universe Titans Episode 8 “Donna Troy” Review

After some delays due to writer’s block and other recent events, I finally return to the world of Titans. Episode 8 features the live-action debut of Donna Troy, better known as Wonder Girl. Now without further delay, let’s dive into Titans Episode 8, “Donna Troy.”   [Warning: The following review contains several spoilers]   The previous episode of Titans, “Asylum,” is the most intense episode of the series to date! Luckily, it seems like the producers decided that it was time for a breather in the form of Donna Troy. Donna…

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DC Universe Titans Episode 7 “Asylum” Review

The Titans episode this week left me uncomfortable and I think that is what it set out to do. For six episodes, the series has introduced viewers to Dick, Rachael, Kory and Gar. These episodes attempt to make our heroes feel like real people. However, “Asylum” went and tore these characters apart piece by piece, and in turn made me feel really uncomfortable while doing so. This review is going to be different as I am not writing out of enjoyment, but out of sorrow.   [Warning: The following review…

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DC Universe Titans Episode 6 “Jason Todd” Review

Dear Hero Club readers, I apologize for the delay in this review. The sixth episode of Titans, titled “Jason Todd” did not inspire me to write as much as the previous five episodes. I am not entirely sure yet, why this happened but maybe the reason will become more clear later in this review. Now, this episode of Titans broke ground by having the first live-action appearance of Jason Todd, the second Robin. So far, Titans has done a great job of introducing a multitude of live-action debuts in its…

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