Avatar Action Figures Billings MT

Local resource for Avatar action figures in Billings, MT. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to Avatar action figures, action figures, Avatar television series, as well as information on Avatar movies, and content on Avatar.

Explorations of Montana Incorporated
(406) 245-5774
114 N 29th St
Billings, MT
 
Jim's Junction
(406) 259-5354
811 16th St W Ste B
Billings, MT
 
Toys R US
(406) 652-8697
640 S 24th St W
Billings, MT
 
Central Hobbys
(406) 259-9004
1401 Central Ave
Billings, MT
 
On A Smaller Scale
(406) 259-0692
805 16th St W
Billings, MT
 
Summit Gaming
(406) 652-2840
2501 Overland Ave
Billings, MT
 
Gamers Edge
(406) 656-9292
2340 Grand Ave
Billings, MT
 
Build A Buddy
(406) 591-5219
902 Central Ave
Billings, MT
 
Extreme Hobbies
(406) 259-8505
1515 14th St W
Billings, MT
 
Sidekick Stuffers
(406) 208-3879
902 Central Ave
Billings, MT
 

Review of Avatar Action Figures: Not So Much



Big movies mean tons of merchandise. It’s inevitable. Action figures must be made regardless of how much sense it makes. So clearly, if Space Jam required action figures, then Avatar, the movie by James Cameron that is exploding everyone’s heads with visuals and everyone’s hearts with joy, darn well has a series of action figures for it. But are they any good?

The Nitty-Gritty Truth


Sure, why not. They aren’t terrible, but there are two versions to look at here. There are the “good” versions of the action figures, the bigger versions that include a total of three characters, making them somewhat pointless as a “series” of action figures and rather just good additions to the vast imaginative toyland adventures your kids should be having anyway. But there are also the “bad” versions, the ones you’ll see most and like least. I didn’t even have to look at them for very long before coming to these conclusions either. It just sort of becomes apparent when you look at them for yourself.

Confession time: I haven’t seen Avatar. I’ll see it soon enough, most likely by the time this article is posted, but as of writing this here review I haven’t seen the actual source material. I still know enough about the movie to know what is cool and what isn’t cool. The coolest thing? Definitely the RDA Scorpion Gunship. Why? Because the thing is a freaking heli-jet called a “Scorpion Gunship.” I don’t need to have seen the movie to know that whatever that is it makes for a good toy.



But the actual figures are the problem. The good series, as I’m calling them, the ones that are taller, are pretty solid and fun for playing with. Like I said though, there isn’t a ton to choose from, so you’ll inevitably need to have a bright imagination to fit these Avatar characters into some sort of story involving the Transformers or the Ninja Turtles. But at least you are getting something cool.

The smaller toys just look cheap, even though they aren’t in the truest use of the word. You’ll plunk some dough for a toy that looks weird, and part of that may just be the way the actual characters appear. They have that strange freakish skinniness to the joints that instantly makes me think “This is a toy” and not, “Oh cool, a new toy!” There’s a definite difference at work there. Even worse for me especially since I haven’t seen the movie, I can’t tell the difference between the characters since they look either like “Weird Blue Cat-Like Creatures” and “G.I. Joe Rej...

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