Holiday Wishlist 2008

The Wishlist has more or less been updated for the holiday season. Mostly books and dvds with a couple big ticket items mixed in. I was considering adding a couple computer reference books as well, but I have several amazon.com gift certificates that I need to use soon, so I’ll probably use them for that.

Thanks if anyone actually buys anything off there.

Two Thighs One Rulk

Today I opened up four Hasbro Marvel Legends figures. You have to say Hasbro Marvel Legends because the line used to be run by Toy Biz. Some people disavowed the line because of several changes made by Hasbro when they took over. The first wave from Hasbro was also very poor and set a very low bar. I happen to like several of the changes Hasbro has made since, but that is neither here nor there.

Rulk

These are Target exclusives that are part of a larger wave of six figures. Each figure in the wave comes with a piece to a larger figure that you can assemble, if you find all the figures. This larger figure is referred to as a Build-A-Figure (BAF). This Target exclusive wave’s BAF is the Red Hulk, sometimes referred to as Rulk by a whole new generation of lazy. Silver Savage and Adam Warlock each came with a leg to this figure. The torso comes with a figure I do not have just yet. So I stood the two legs next to each other on my desk and something looked odd.
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