Budo (2014 Kre-O)

Budo (2014 Kre-O)

I’m more than a little surprised that Hasbro dipped into the post-1986 well with the last of their Kre-O line. Considering that the bulk of the minifigures represented the first few years of the 80s (the sweet spot for many Real American Hero era aficionados), those of us who wanted to see a little more variety welcomed characters like this.

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25th Anniversary Breaker

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By KansasBrawler The 25th Anniversary comic packs did some pretty great things with a limited parts library. Considering how small Hasbro’s plans for the 25th Anniversary line originally were, they fleshed out the line with some quickly assembled comic packs. Unfortunately, not all those figures were winners and Breaker is unfortunately one of those early 25th Anniversary figures with so

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RAM Cycle (2008)

RAM Cycle (2008)

There’s irony in the fact that the relaunched 1980s GI Joe line, originally conceptualized as a vehicle toy line, became as much about action figures as it did their accessories. Once more colorful characters beyond the green garbed originals were introduced in 1983, the concept took off like a rocket. It’s no surprise then that when Hasbro commemorated the 25th

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Recondo Redux

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Some figures hold such a sway that just one entry can’t satisfy my need to talk about them. Recondo is one such figure. Going into this daily blog project, I realized fairly early on that I would need to pace myself as far as covering my favorites, especially if I were in it for the long run. After all, I’d

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