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Marvel Movie Collection - Thor

By Andrew Smith -
There's a scene in Avengers: Age of Ultron where the Avengers attempt to lift Thor's hammer and it turns out no-one but Thor himself can lift the Mjolnir. The weight of such a heavy weapon would surely get to anyone after an extended period of time, and it appears to have taken it's toll on Eagle

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Marvel Movie Collection - Captain America

By Andrew Smith -
Captain America: Civil War has won the battle of the superhero films. It beat Batman V Superman in both the critics ratings and at the box office and now X-Men: Apocalypse shows signs of struggling with both too. At this present time, Captain America is easily one of Marvel's most popular charac

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Robin: Year One

By Andrew Smith -
In book 20 of the DC Comics Graphic Novel Collection we take a closer look at the original Boy Wonder - Dick Grayson. Narrated by Bruce Wayne's butler, Alfred Pennyworth, Robin: Year One tells the story of Dick Grayson's first year as Robin. This is not a back to the beginning origin story - Dick

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Marvel Movie Collection - Black Widow

By Andrew Smith -
It's been two weeks since the Iron Man figurine graced our shelves. And during those two weeks I noticed a large number of broken fingers and wonky faces throughout various newsagents. Now we move on to issue two, and all eyes are on whether the quality will improve as the price increases. Happi

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LEGO Minifigures - DFB: The Team

By Andrew Smith -
Since their introduction in 2010, there have been 20 series of LEGO Minifigures collectibles. As well as the standard LEGO Minifigures series, there have been several themed sets including two series of The Simpsons, a Disney themed set and the 9 piece Team GB set for the London 2012 Olympics. T

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Marvel Movie Collection - Iron Man

By Andrew Smith -
The Marvel Movie Collection is Eaglemoss' brand new movie figurine collection. Each issue will come with a 1/16th scale figurine based on a character from the Marvel Cinematic Universe starting with Iron Man in issue one, then Black Widow, Captain America and Thor. Accompanying the figurine is a

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Point + Click

By Andrew Smith -
Back in the 90s, game developers LucasArts were responsible for producing some of the finest adventure games ever made. The Secret of Monkey Island, Day of the Tentacle and Sam & Max: Hit the Road were just some of the great games to come out of LucasArts' doors. These adventure games, known as p

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LEGO Marvel Mighty Micros

By Andrew Smith -
The new LEGO Mighty Micros collection pits chibi characters from both the DC Comics and Marvel universes against each other in mini vehicles. The series comprises of six sets, three from DC and three from Marvel. Each set includes two cars and two minifigures. The Marvel sets are Captain America

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LEGO DC Mighty Micros

By Andrew Smith -
Imagine that the characters from DC Comics and Marvel came together to take part in a race. Now imagine that race was less like Formula 1 and more like Wacky Races. The LEGO Mighty Micros series brings together characters from both universes and provides them with cars and weapons that would not

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Building the TARDIS

By Andrew Smith -
Doctor Who fans across the world, it's time to rejoice! You can now build the TARDIS in LEGO - inside and out! This 625 piece set comprises of the iconic blue police box that has graced our TV screens for over 50 years - the TARDIS - together with the traditional large interior console room. The

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Spidey's Coming Home

By Andrew Smith -
The Amazing Spiderman - Coming Home marks a reboot of Hachette's popular Ultimate Marvel Graphics Novel Collection. The original partworks collection is due to finish in July this year and has run for 120 issues, but that wasn't always the plan. Originally a 60 part collection, Hachette took to a

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LEGO The Big Bang Theory

By Andrew Smith -
The amazing thing with the creativity behind LEGO is how any piece can be re-adapted to create completely new objects. Often when building new sets, the designers at LEGO will re-use LEGO bricks in ways that make you wonder "why didn't I think of that?" In the case of the LEGO Big Bang Theory se

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