2013
16.06

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Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads out there. Today my daughter, Emma, is taking over reviewing duties for this Toys R Us wave 15 set.

Hi there and Happy Father’s Day! Today we’re reviewing Thing and Silver Surfer.

 

Packaging

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They’re packed in a green box like most Marvel minimate are in. There’s a picture of Spider-Man, Wolverine and the Avengers on the front and pictures of some of the other guys on the back. But Hulk looks like a robot on there and the fire guys aren’t the same color as they are on the toys that we have.
 
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The Figures

Transforming Thing

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He’s called Transforming Thing but it’s not because he’s a Transformer, it’s because he can look like the regular Thing or can look like this guy called Ben Grimm. Both are neat looking.
 
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Ben Grimm looks like he’s in prison. My dad has these other minimates from the Walking Dead that are in prison too. Ben has a cool space logo on his shirt and arm along with his name-tag.
 
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What’s really neat is he has these parts that you can add to him to create Thing. Some of the pieces are hard to get on.  I like how he looks and feels rocky. He’s missing a number 4, they should have put one on his belt. And his rocky hair looks strange, he looks better without it.
 
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I like him and he looks cool but he’s not as big and awesome as Hulk*.

Emma’s Score – 7 out of 10

MMC Score – 9.5 out of 10

*She’s partial to her two favorite Hulk minimates that she has: Avengers Movie Hulk & Best of Hulk.


 

Herald Silver Surfer

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This Silver Surfer is angry, the other ones we have are much calmer. He is shiny and looks really neat. I don’t like his chest though, it looks like the face of a bug with the big eyes and mandibles.
 
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He comes with his surfboard and a stand that makes him fly. He also has a really awesome looking space portal and I like the black cosmic stuff on it too. And he also has two purple fireballs for his hands.
 
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Silver Surfer is a really good figure. You could make him perfect if you change his chest but he’s still pretty great the way he is now.
 
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Emma’s Score – 9 out of 10

MMC Score – 9 out of 10

 

Review by Emma and pictures by Lurch77

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User Rating for Minimate #1:
Rating: 8.6/10 (10 votes cast)
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User Rating for Minimate #2:
Rating: 9.9/10 (8 votes cast)
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