Monday, 18 January 2010

9 Unessential X-Men Action Figures

Written by: Brian Heiler

Much liked the ruled the comic shops of the '80s, the X-Men dominated the toy stores of the '90s. As kids grew disinterested in '80s mainstays like G.I. Joe and Transformers, the X-Men -- thanks to a very long-running and shockingly comics-accurate cartoon -- took over the space with countless Wolverines, Cyclopses, and Jean Greys (mostly Wolverines, though). Because of the show's longetivity and how much it borrowed from its source material, not only countless X-characters were made into toys, but Toy Biz scrambled to figure out new ways to repackage the main X-Men for more sales. Some of these worked. Some of them didn't. Here are 9 utterly unessential X-Men figures that don't need to be in anybody's collection.

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