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A-Box Subscription Box Review ‘Power’ – October 2017

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A-Box is a brand new entry into the Geek Box category! Their goal is to deliver premium geeky goods with authentic, licensed, and/or exclusive items with a promised value of over $70 in each box.

They do limited edition boxes as well, check out our review of the Alien Covenant box and the Kingsman: The Golden Circle box to get an idea about those.

A-Box sent us this box to review. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).

The Subscription Box: A-Box

The Cost: $29 + $6 S/H

The Products: Authentic, licensed, and exclusives only found in the A-Box ranging from clothing to collectibles!

Ships To: US and UK

Read all of our A-Box Reviews to find out more about this subscription. Check out all of our Geeky Subscription Boxes in the Subscription Box List. Rate, review, and follow this subscription on the A-Box profile page.

A-Box has some really great packaging – the Limited Edition box have higher-end versions of packaging – but even the monthly box has smaller items in smaller compartments to help get it to you in the best possible condition.

The ‘Power’ box featured items from Thor: Ragnarok, Mega Man, Star Wars, Star Trek, and Metal Gear.

Thor: Ragnarok Packable Backpack – Value $20-25?

4 items are A-Box Originals this month – the first is this backpack. I’ve seen totes that pack up into a small little bag – but this was the first backpack I’ve seen – it’s cool!

It has a simpler construction to keep it very lightweight and packable.

While it’s a pretty simple backpack, it has to be, there are still a few pockets – definitely awesome for emergency use! I was also shocked at how easily it went back into the small bag!

Star Trek: TNG Isolinear Coaster Set – Value $15-20 on Amazon

One of the non-exclusive items is a set of two coasters from Star Trek: The Next Generation.

These are acrylic and have a bit of a glow in the light – very cool detail.

Mega Man M.U.S.C.L.E. Figures – Value $6-10 (for exclusive color)?

I just received a few more M.U.S.C.L.E. figures in a Loot Crate DX not too long ago – so I’m now familiar with these little things!

I believe that the blue color is an exclusive A-Box variant since it’s listed as exclusive on the card.

If you liked all of the old toys, then this is a fun throwback!

Metal Gear Solid Snake Titan Figure – Value $7-10?

This is marked as an exclusive on the card – but I’m not sure why, as this figure is available = maybe I’m missing something?

This is part of a blind box line – so it arrives in a package.

Everyone gets Snake from Metal Gear Solid: The Phantom Pain.

I’ve never been really into Titan vinyl figures – but they have some good ones in this line!

Thor Nordic Mythology Necklace – Value $10-15?

The final listed item is an A-Box original necklace featuring some Nordic mythology related to Thor.

It’s almost hammer-shaped, too!

It’s made with a genuine leather cord as well.

Star Wars: Rogue One Watch – Value $15-30?

I’m seeing a bunch of these pop up for resale on eBay – so I’m pulling the value from there.

The card mentions a bonus item – and this is that item!

It’s a basic wristwatch – it’s got a plastic band with a great ‘Death Trooper’ watch face.

The tin it arrives in is fantastic as well! I’m loving the Death Star lid.

Verdict: While the value is most certainly there this month, it goes down as my least favorite box from them yet – but they’re also only about 3-4 boxes in! It just didn’t hit a bunch of brands that I love to collect, so it’s really just a personal reaction to my unboxing. Overall, the box has been a fun entry into the geek box world and I still think there are some awesome things to come!

What did you think of the October 2017 ‘Power’ A-Box?

Written by Eric Cadman

Eric Cadman

Eric is the co-founder of My Subscription Addiction. He’s been hooked on geek subscription boxes since 2012 thanks to Loot Crate and Nerd Block. Geek boxes sparked his desire for collecting Funko Pops and comic book statues!

All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.

1 Comment

  1. The Titan is probably an exclusive paint. Loot Crate did the same with a Dragon Age Titan (marked as exclusive, but it was just a different paint).

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