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May Funko Photo-A-Day Challenge: Week 1

Funko’s doing another Photo-A-Day Challenge for May, and I decided to give it a shot. Here are my photos for week one.

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Posted in Funko Pops, Musings & Rants, Star Wars

Rogue Friday


September 30th, 2016 was #RogueFriday, the official product launch day for the new toys for Rogue One, A Star Wars Story.

Only somebody forgot to tell whoever runs the toy department at the WalMart store I visited…they had no Rogue One product on their shelves at all. But I did end up with a nice consolation prize that unintentionally fit the theme: I finally found a Marvel Legends Rogue figure to finish off as much of the Juggernaut Build-A-Figure series as I intend to complete.

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Marvel Legends Hope Summers (Hasbro, 2012)


I wasn’t actively collecting Marvel Legends figures when Hasbro re-launched the line, so I’m trying to catch up with some of the ones I missed as I can.

Hope Summers is yet another addition to the always-confusing Summers family tree. The first new mutant born since Scarlet Witch wiped out almost all of the mutant powers on M-Day, Hope started her life as a target and a symbol – the mutant messiah. Cable took her into the future and raised her as his daughter. Eventually, she returned to the main Marvel timeline and became a focal point for the Avengers vs. X-Men conflict.

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Morning reading: Carlos Beltran in cheetah makeup, K-Rod vs. a cactus, and more

Carlos Beltran has found one way of making it difficult to recognize him in public, and he sure looks like he’s having fun in this video he posted to Instagram earlier this week. (found via

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