Welcome back to Toy Aisle, our weekly round up of all things fun, collectable and frivolous. San Diego Comic-Con is but a distant memory at this point, but thankfully there’s still plenty of toy news to be had. LEGO’s still pumping out new sets, and we have some fun new stuff for fans of Hellboy and waffles — is there really a distinction between the two?
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It's neither easy nor advisable to become a member of Hellboy's Bureau of Paranormal Research and Defence, given the unique set of skills it takes to face the kinds of otherworldly threats handled by the organisation. But if you have your heart dead set on investigating the things that go bump in the night, then this might just be the tabletop game for you.
In the world of comic books, death is more of a polite suggestion rather than a permanent state of being. Living things die, dead things come back to life, and many other things get caught somewhere between. This is something Mike Mignola's Bureau of Paranormal Research and Defence has always known.
Though we're still a long way from seeing Neil Marshall's R-rated Hellboy reboot in theatres, the film recently became the focus of a full-blown controversy when the public learned that Major Ben Daimio, a character of Japanese descent from the comics, would be played by Ed Skrein, a white actor. Today, Skrein announced he'd be leaving the role.