Infinity Crate April 2016 – Allegiance

There’s no shortage of geeky boxes out there but a lot these days can be hit and miss. I’m still looking for one that doesn’t disappoint or even a box that can give me a few great boxes in a row… if not indefinitely.

Infinity Crate

Little spoken about is Infinity Crate, we stopped ordering as we were getting double pop vinyls and the stuff wasn’t really worth the wait at the time but I know a lot of people that are dedicated to the boxes.

That said it has changed a lot since the last time I ordered from them, the website has had a major overhaul and the new design is much better. Also the subscrption service has changed you can have the the classic box which is £16.99 p+p and a premium box £23.99 p+p for the ultimate geek.

Infinity Crate April 2016 Allegiance
Infinity Crate April 2016 Allegiance

That said I couldn’t find many reviews about there April 2016 box with the theme “Allegiance” which I thought was a pretty good box.

I’m just going to jump right in with the contents I’ve seen and you can tell me what you think.

The classic crate: Pop & t-shirt personalised to you.

  • Superman Funko Pop Vinyl
  • Captain America Funko Pop Vinyl
  • Batman socks (with capes)
  • Games of Thrones : Jon Snow tshirt (depends on your interest)
  • Batman vs Superman Keyring
  • Batman vs Superman Vinyl Sticker
  • Batman vs Superman Mini Poster
  • Captain America Shield Mouse Mat

Two Pop Vinyls alone are a good deal, my son would have loved to get his hands on it but I don’t know if two pops are common for the classic crate and Batman socks with capes (hell yeah) only way that would be better if they were Harley Quinn.

Not a Game of Thrones fan but it’s got a huge fan base,so Jon Snow tshirt for them my only complaint would be white tshirts….hate them. Keyring and vinyl sticker for the long awaited Batman vs Superman Dawn of Justice again yes… I may be weighed down by my many keyrings in the future but they aren’t boring ones.

Mini poster is a bit crap but oh well and as for the mouse mat I know what your thinking, who sits at a PC these days…not many of use its true but did you know mouse mats make great dinner table placemats. Your probably laughing but it’s true plus you’ll have extra geeky ones that no-one has (unless they’ve read this too) and in that case they have good taste 🙂

The Premium Crate:

  • Batman Inflatable Bat
  • Superman Socks (with capes)
  • Batman Wallet
  • The Hobbit Stickers/ tattoos
  • Funko Pop Vinyl Captain America Civil War Iron Man
  • Game Of Thrones / Captain America Civil War Mug
  • Mini Poster (same as classic)
  • Tshirt (as per interests)

What do you guys think?, May’s theme is Honour.

MsRetro

Superhero Necklaces just added!

We are a huge superhero loving family, films are watched together,our own comics are shared, we all have our favourite and we even love some of the villians but who doesn’t. Our children are growing up in the same way to love all things geeky with a mind of their own and what parent wouldn’t be proud of that.

MsRetroDesigns Superhero Necklaces
MsRetroDesigns Superhero Necklaces

When I was looking for a Batman Necklace I couldn’t find one I liked, I didn’t want a huge chunky metal one I wanted something lighter but couldn’t find the right one so I made my own. Once I’d made mine my eldest daughter wanted one and asked if I could make a Wonder Woman one too. So that’s how I began making superhero necklaces. With all the films and Tv shows around right now it’s no suprising how popular Superheros have become. Many long awaited films are out this year.

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I currently have Doctor Who and Superman/ Supergirl available with the rest of the stock to be updated within the week. Then Avengers, Flash, Batman, Wonder Woman will also be available. If there is anything you’d like but it’s not yet available drop me a message and I’ll see what I can do.

I was #TeamBatman and #Teamcap, who were your loyalties to?

MsRetro

May Infinity Crate Unboxing – Loss

Our very first Infinity Crate has arrived and it has not dissapointed us. For those that have not had Infinity Crate before, it is a subscrption box which makes your boxes with your interests in mind but also has a monthly theme. As you can see from the title this months theme is “Loss”. The subscrption can cost from £14.99 upwards depending on t-shirt size and how many months you pay for upfront. The face that you are guarnteed a Pop Vinyl and t-shirt seals the deal for me.

Our May Infinity Crate arrived looking a little banged up this morning so we had our fingers crossed all inside would be okay.
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Thankfully all was okay and I really loved the box so much so that I think we will stay suscribed for another month. But anyway back to the contents of this months box, you can either take a look at the video below which is my husband and my very bouncy 4 year old (its her Birthday) unboxing the box or skip to below it where I’ll list the contents for you. Also handy if you miss a bit in the video.

There can be a variety of different so not everyone gets the same thing, this is what we recieved:
Supernatural T-shirt (love it!) – Also available Halo,Walking Dead,Batman & Joker.
Causes of Death Poster
Daryl (Walking Dead) Pin Badge – Also available Final Fantasy,Hershal,Supernatural.
Selection of Temporary Tattoos
Batman Wristband
Batman Pop -Some have had Firefly (jealous!)
Walking Dead Vinyl
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It was a great first box with a great selection of items that I’m really happy with especially at such a great price. Looking forward to next months box now I hope it doesn’t dissapoint.

MsRetro

Harley Quinn – Pocket Pop Keychain

As you may have seen from my tweets or others posts this week I wasn’t particularly happy with my Amazon parcel I collected from the post office. I was awaiting my Iron Man Mark 43 and my Harley Quinn Keychain (Eek!)

Unfortunately although there was no damage to the shipping box, the Iron Man box was damaged and had definitely been opened before even though this was suppose to be new from Amazon. Still annoyed at this as they only offered the option of a refund and we could return it.
On the happier note…Harley Quinn Keyring, I love it!. Harley Quinn is by far one of my favourite characters and I’m a huge fan of her. If you haven’t seen the Suicide Squad series it is worth more than just a look.

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The only keyring I’ll ever need for my keys or may add her to my bag either way awesome and couldn’t be happier. Now where do I find a Poison Ivy?

MsRetro