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HyperReal Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker

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I spotted Hasbro’s HyperReal Luke Skywalker at GameStop awhile ago. I was intrigued, but the price was a little high. These have actually been around for about 2 years now. I also definitely wanted the Vader, and knew the Luke would just sit for a bit in my basement if I only got the one. Then somehow they ended up at Ollie’s Discount stores for $30. I drove about 30 minutes to get to my closest one and was able to snag both Luke and Vader. I admired them for awhile, but hesitated opening them up. But then between quarantine and the snow, I had a few days to hunker down in my studio and really have some fun with these figures. Click below for more photos and final thoughts.
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DC Direct Batman Incorporated Action Figures

Bruce Wayne returns to Gotham City from his trip through time with a new mission: to recruit worthy heroes to don the mantle of the bat!

Realizing he can’t fight evil alone, Batman teams up with an array of heroes across the globe. Traveling the world, testing and training a strong team, Bruce Wayne builds a nearly unbeatable network of crimefighters.

From the ongoing series written by Grant Morrison with art by Yanick Paquette.

  • Batman: Knight – 6.85″ h
  • Batman: Man of Bats – 6.75″ h
  • Batman – 6.75″ h
  • Damian as Robin – 5.5″ h

All four figures feature multiple points of articulation and include a display base.

4-color clamshell blister card packaging.

On sale July 6, 2011


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Essential Seven Classic Toys

rubiks-cubeThere are toys that are lasting simply because of the simplicity of them. They last through generations, sometimes even being passed down from parent to child. Call is nostalgia. I call it imagination at work without batteries!

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