Knowing what to buy anyone during the holidays can make for a pretty dicey season of giving. But toy collectors with discerning tastes? That’s usually gift card territory. But it doesn’t have to end that way! We’re here to help with a guide breaking down some of the most awesome action figure and toy options for the young and young at heart (mostly the latter). Whatever your articulated plastic budget is this year, we’ve got recommendations sure to please. Hit the jump for ComicsAlliance’s 2013 Holiday Gift Guide to Awesome Action Figures.
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