Toyfare: The Toy Magazine #78 [Cover 1 - Batman]
(February 2004)

Wizard Entertainment, 1997 Series
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Price
4.99 USD; 6.95 CAD
Pages
116
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
2004-12
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Not Intended for All Ages
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gareb Shamus Enterprises, Inc.
Brand
Wizard
Barcode
074470038085 02
Editing
Patrick McCallum (Vice President/Editor-in-Chief, Wizard Entertainment Editorial); Joe Yanarella (Senior Managing Editor, Wizard Entertainment Editorial); Matthew Senreich (Editorial Direction, Wizard Entertainment Editorial); Mike Searle (Executive Editor, Wizard Entertainment Editorial); Douglas Goldstein (Senior Editor, Toyfare: The Toy Magazine); Zach Oat (Editor, Toyfare: The Toy Magazine); Justin Aclin (Associate Editor, Toyfare: The Toy Magazine); Adam Patyk (Associate Editor, Toyfare: The Toy Magazine)

Issue Notes

The on sale year and month are taken from the previous issue.

This issue shipped with two covers.
This issue has variants:

The individual issues of this series are each less than 50% comics. Only comics sequences are indexed and cover scans are accepted only if the issue has 10% indexed comics content.

Electile Dys-Func-Tion (Table of Contents: 1)

photo story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Pat McCallum; Tom Root; Zach Oat; Justin Aclin; Adam Patyk; Jon Gutierrez; Matt Senreich; Doug Goldstein
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Boss Hogg; Arnold Schwarzenegger; Schwarzenegger Maria Shriver; Professor Xavier; Stephen Hawking; George W. Bush; Mr. Fantastic; Thing; Thomas Jefferson; Glenn Beck; Curt Conners; Wormtongue; Storm; Predator; Northstar; Banshee; Ruth Bader Ginsburg; Clarence Thomas
Synopsis
When Mayor Hogg is arrested, Megoville has a special election for his replacement. Arnold Schwarzenegger decides to run and so does George W. Bush, even though he is still the president of the United States. Mr. Fantastic is worried about the consequences, and brings back America's third greatest president, Thomas Jefferson, to run against him. Also running is Curt Conners and Predator. Jefferson goes on with Glenn Beck, Bush campaigns, and Jefferson hits on Storm. Schwarzenegger and Predator debate. In the end, Bush wins with 32% of the votes, even though Schwarzenegger has 58%.
Reprints
Keywords
action figures; Air Force One; Bowflex; Cosmic Treadmill; Cracker Barrel; Crom; Daily Bugle; fumetti; Morticia Addams; Rohan; Sarah Connor; Skeletor; T3; Texas Rangers; Twisted Toyfare Theatre; white hand of Saruman

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

cartoon / 0.28 page (report information)

Script
?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Throw me the idol, I'll throw you your foot!
Synopsis
He has his foot.
Keywords
Alfred Molina; figures; fumetti

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Transformers / cartoon / 0.22 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
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? (photo)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wait a minute, Rodimus!
Genre
humor
Characters
Convoy; Rodimus Convoy
Synopsis
Convoy wants Rodimus to be his headmaster.
Keywords
action figures; Big Shot; fumetti

Indexer Notes

The Convoy figure is from Transfomers Mega SDF by Takara and the Rodimus Convoy figure is from Transformers MyClone by Takara.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Fantastic Four / cartoon / 0.22 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What the hell are you so mad about?
Genre
humor
Characters
Galactus; Silver Surfer
Synopsis
Silver Surfer is mad about Felicity
Keywords
action figures; Big Shot; Felicity; fumetti

Indexer Notes

The Galactus figure is from Fantastic Four by Toy Biz and the Silver Surfer figure is from Marvel MiniMates by Art Asylum/Diamond Select.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Hulk / cartoon / 0.22 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
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? (photo)
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? (photo)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Raargh!
Genre
humor
Characters
Hulk; David Banner
Synopsis
Dinner is better at Hulk's mom's house.
Keywords
action figures; Big Shot; fumetti; milk; pizza

Indexer Notes

The Hulk figure is from Marvel MiniMates by Art Asylum/Diamond Select Toys and the David Banner figure is from Hulk by Toy Biz.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

G.I. Joe / cartoon / 0.22 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
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? (photo)
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? (photo)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Eh.
Genre
humor
Characters
Snake Eyes; Bazooka
Synopsis
Snake Eyes can talk.
Keywords
action figures; Big Shot; fumetti; Sporty Spice

Indexer Notes

The figures are from G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero by Hasbro.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Justice League; Batman / cartoon / 0.22 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
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? (photo)
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? (photo)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
So, whadda you thing?
Genre
humor
Characters
Martian Manhunter; Robin; Green Lantern
Synopsis
Martian Manhunter and Robin have a band.
Keywords
action figures; band; Big Shot; fumetti

Indexer Notes

The Martian Manhunter figure is from Justice League by Mattel, the Robin figure is from Silver Age Batman and Robin by DC Direct, and the Green Lantern figure is from Kingdom Comm by DC Direct.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Thundercats; Trigun / cartoon / 0.22 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
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? (photo)
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? (photo)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aah!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mumm-Ra; Vash
Synopsis
Mumm-Ra has something in his shoulder.
Keywords
action figures; Big Shot; fumetti

Indexer Notes

The Mumm-Ra figure is from Thundercats by UN and the Vash figure is from Trigun by Kaiyodo.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

SKUMM; Go-Bots / cartoon / 0.22 page (report information)

Script
?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uh... nice bike, dude!
Genre
humor
Characters
Biohazard; Cy-Kill; Leader-1
Synopsis
Leader-1 is using Cy-Kill as a motorcycle.
Keywords
action figures; Big Shot; fumetti; motorcycle

Indexer Notes

The Biohazard figure is from SKUMM by X-Concepts and the Cy-Kill and Leader-1 figures are from Go-Bots by Tonka.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe / cartoon / 0.22 page (report information)

Script
David Stowers
Pencils
? (photo)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Honest, I thought it was that damn Foghorn Leghorn giving me crap again.
Genre
humor
Characters
Skeletor; eagle
Synopsis
Skeletor thought the eagle was Foghorn Leghorn.
Keywords
action figures; Big Shot; Blank Shot; Foghorn Leghorn; fumetti

Indexer Notes

The script was submitted to the "Blank Shot" contest at the Toyfare website.

The Cold War (Table of Contents: 11)

G.I. Joe / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (screencaps from the G. I. Joe cartoon)
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? (screencaps from the G. I. Joe cartoon)
Colors
? (screencaps from the G. I. Joe cartoon)
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Genre
humor
Characters
Serpentor; Cobra Commander; Baroness; Mindbender; Firefly; Snowjob
Synopsis
Cobra and G.I. Joe fight in the snow.
Reprints
Keywords
Boggart; Eminem; screencaps; Slideshow; snow; snow pants

Indexer Notes

This comic is screenshots of the G.I. Joe with different dialogue added.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. Electile Dys-Func-Tion
  2. 2. ["Throw me the idol, I'll throw you your foot!"]
  3. 3. ["Wait a minute, Rodimus!"]
    Transformers
  4. 4. ["What the hell are you so mad about?"]
    Fantastic Four
  5. 5. ["Raargh!"]
    Hulk
  6. 6. ["Eh."]
    G.I. Joe
  7. 7. ["So, whadda you thing?"]
    Justice League; Batman
  8. 8. ["Aah!"]
    Thundercats; Trigun
  9. 9. ["Uh... nice bike, dude!"]
    SKUMM; Go-Bots
  10. 10. ["Honest, I thought it was that damn Foghorn Leghorn giving me crap again."]
    He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
  11. 11. The Cold War
    G.I. Joe
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