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MotUC listed in Mattel Shop, currently with free shipping

Matty Collector closed with a whisper rather than a bang late last year (although the final sale -- which I stupidly delayed in ordering until it was too late -- was an explosion of value), taking with it many of our cherished toy lines. Wh...

 
 
 
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Do you have enough coins for Monogram's latest bank busts?

Monogram International, makers of some of my favorite paperweights, has released images and details for some of its recently released and upcoming bank busts. The bank busts, which seem to retail for around US$20, include a really nice Spid...

 
 
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DST does it again! Check out their incredible upcoming items

Few companies have consistently impressed me as much as Diamond Select Toys, which has once again released details for some absolutely incredible upcoming products. Whether you're drooling over the Marvel Premier Collection Psylocke, watchi...

 
 
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It's not magic, it's Funko: Harry Potter Rock Randy figure

Spring is here and magic is in the air... and will also soon be on the shelves, as Funko has a series of Harry Potter Rock Candy figures set to release this May. Expect to see Ron, Hermoine, Beatrix Lestrange, "Loony" Luna Lovegood, and, of...

 
 
 
 
 
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Toy Fair 2017: Diamond Select Toys preview

Diamond Select Toys has released preview images and information for the products which it will have on display at Toy Fair in NYC this weekend. It's a LOT of information (just see all of the photos in the gallery!) but highlights include: ...

 
 
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How HBO saved Valentine's Day (A gift guide)

Hey guys & gals, it's just five more days until Valentine's Day. Have you bought anything nice for your partner? (Or for yourself?) If you're sick of giving jewelry (and who isn't?), maybe it's time to head over to the HBO Store to chec...

 
 
 
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Under the Radar: ArtFX+ Carnage looks INSANE!

Last month, Kotobukiya unveiled and opened pre-orders for an absolutely insane-looking ArtFX+ Carnage guaranteed to drive fans crazy. This stunning 1/10 scale figure stands over 7-inches tall and captures the villain's look in fearsome deta...

 
 
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Walgreens picked up another exclusive Marvel Minimates series

Walgreens has nabbed yet another exclusive wave of Marvel Minimates, adding Marvel Minimates Series 4 to its already sizable selection of exclusives. In addition, the previously announced Marvel Animated Minimates Series 3 is available at W...

 
 
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Hey, you got Crayola in my Kidrobot!

Kidrobot seems to involve itself in some unusual pairings. In fact, one of the things I love about the company is that you never seem to know what's coming next. Case-in-point? Kidrobot has teamed up with Crayola (that's right, the crayon-m...

 
 
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Looking for last minute gift ideas? DST has the hook-up

Still hunting for last minute gifts? (If so, why'd you wait so long?) Diamond Select Toys has the perfect items for those of you who might be in last-second panic mode while looking for the collector in your lives. (Or gifts for yourself if...

 
 
 
 
 
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Recently released: Hawkgirls and ponies, oh my!

Whether you're into cartoon ponies or cartoon versions of superheroines, Diamond Select Toys has you covered. DST recently released three new My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic vinyl banks alongside a DCAU Hawkgirl resin bust (and also an ...

 
 
 
 
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Funko's Pop! line is about to get Stranger.... Things

Have you seen Netflix's hit original show Stranger Things? If so, don't tell me anything because it's still on my queue! Funko, however, hasn't just seen the show, but they've also gone ahead and created a wave of Television Pop! figures ba...

 
 
 
 
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NYCC 2016: Diamond Select Toys preview

Can't wait for NYCC? Neither can Diamond Select Toys, which has gone ahead and released photos of some the items that will be on display at NYCC! These reveals include the finished DCAU Huntress figure (which looks fantastic!), the highly u...

 
 
 
 
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SDCC: Diamond Select Toys panel

Diamond Select Toys' non-Minimate SDCC panel included a few announcements, a loot at some upcoming items, and a lot of excitement. Major highlights included the news that the DC Animated Universe Huntress is going to be added to the resin s...

 
 
 
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SDCC: Diamond Select Toys

DST's booth never fails to leave me with a smile. The company always has a good variety of great-looking collectibles on display. Case-in-point this year includes a very unexpected Iron Giant Vinimate, some new Batman busts, and the general...

 
 
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SDCC 2016: NECA

NECA's display featured the expected slew of movie collectibles as well as some more surprising items (like a Superman vs Muhammad Ali 2-pack!). Highlights included the amazing-looking 1/4-scale Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles figures based ...

 
 
 
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Ghostbusters toys already on clearance at Target

The Ghostbusters remake isn't scheduled to hit theaters for another 2 weeks, but the movie's collectibles may be long gone from your local Target by then. Multiple reports (and some editorials) have come in that Targets have been putting AL...

 
 
 
 
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Nathan Drake charts his way into GSC's Nendoroid line

Nathan Drake, the star of Sony's Uncharted games, has been on a bit of a run lately. Not only is he receiving a 7-inch action figure (NECA) and a stylized Pop! figure, but he also has a Nendoroid on the way. Mamitan recently posted a photo ...

 
 
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Coming soon: An insane amount of collectibles from DST

Diamond Select Toys just released images and details for more than a dozen new offerings that could fill your shelves with joy while emptying your wallet. The overwhelming array of offerings includes a Femme Fatales Zatara (as seen in Batma...

 
 
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Along came a Spider-Man ArtFX+ series...

Kotobukiya today posted the concept artwork for its upcoming Spider-Man ArtFX+ line, which will feature various spider-people and symbiotes. The line-up consists of Spider-Man (already unveiled and up for pre-order), the futuristic fan-favo...

 
 
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ArtFX+ DC Super Powers Hawkman flies into pre-orders

Kotobukiya recently posted some additional images of its upcoming DC Universe Hawkman Super Powers ARTFX+ Statue, which is currently available for pre-order. Hawkman is one of the final entries in the initial Super Powers ARTFX+ line-up, fi...

 
 
 


About Scarecroodleone of us since 2:33 PM on 11.13.2009



What is a Scarecroodle?
~It's a catchier and more memorable name than Scarecrow, which is generally taken anyway. Scarecrow, being a fear-related villain with a catchy costume, is probably one of my all-time favorite villains (just not the movie version).

Beyond that, I'm just your average, run of the mill editor for Tomopop (Destructoid's less successful sibling) and mostly cover western releases.



What does a Scarecroodle like?
~I love fighting games, platformers, horror, and anime. I also collect a lot of Marvel/DC stuff, but most of that interest stems from the old cartoons/movies and the comic interest only came because I thought some of the figures looked insane. Figure-wise, I think the 6\" scale is probably the ideal size for figures. At that size they can make nice display pieces, sick detail, and joints that don't break (like in the crappy smaller scales).

I'm also a massive fan of the really small scales because it usually allows for a lot of incredible-looking scenery (check out stuff like Warhammer, etc). I would love to really get into sculpting, but I'm kinda clumsy which doesn't work well when things need to be exact.

I'd really like to get into statues (because the detailing and paint is usually good), but the pricing is more than a little daunting and you don't get as much variety out of them whereas figures can be posed into elaborate set-ups or whatever.

 
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