The Variant Play Arts Kai Batman is up for Pre-Order and HOLY...

This is worthy of a triple take!
May 12
Square-Enix has really been pushing their Play-Arts Kai line as of late and after grabbing some of the superhero licenses, they've done some pretty interesting new designs, particularly around the DC side.  We've seen th... read
C2E2 2015

C2E2 2015: Diamond Select Toys

Bringing Bruce Timm's designs to 3D
Apr 29
Diamond Select Toys always brings a smorgasbord of goods to each convention covering a disparate range of properties. Of course, their comic book properties always take center stage. This time it was the Batman and Superman a... read
NYCC 2014 Kotobukiya

NYCC 2014: Kotobukiya up close

I'm liking all the new Bishoujo figures
Oct 14
You probably got the gist of the Kotobukiya booth offerings by now, but why settle for the gist? Andres was able to get up close to the figures for some super-size shots. I thought I knew what we'd be seeing, but was pleasant... read

SDCC 2014: Kotobukiya - Bishoujos

One of the loveliest corners of the floor
Jul 25
You didn't think that I'd leave out the Bishoujos, did you? Of course not, what would a Kotobukiya booth tour be without the popular line of ladies interpreted by Shunya Yamashita? It wouldn't be complete, that's what. And let me tell you, Kotobukiya really outdid themselves this year at San Diego Comic Con. Hit the jump to see the photos we got on the show floor as well as my impressions. read

SDCC 2014: Kotobukiya - DC and Marvel

Comic toys for a comic convention. Genius!
Jul 25
Along with the video game and anime stuff mentioned previously, Kotobukiya had a ton of comic book-related items on hand. Hey, this IS San Diego Comic Con after all. Both DC Comics and Marvel had some healthy representation, ... read
Wonder Woman

Kotobukiya shows prototype of ARTFX Wonder Woman

It looks pretty windy where Wonder Woman is
Mar 07
At NY Toy Fair, Kotobukiya showed a picture in their display of the prototype for ARTFX Wonder Woman. Even though there was no actual figure there, it was nice to see a glimpse of the next statue in their DC line. Today on t... read

Toy Fair 2014: Kotobukiya

Bishoujos, DC, Marvel, Star Wars, and more!
Feb 20
Kotobukiya is always fun to see at conventions because you never know what new stuff they’ll have. Their recently revealed DC Bishoujo Starfire was on full display, and actually looks better in person than those promo ... read

Tonner adds New 52 Wonder Woman to DC Stars line

Wonder Woman joins Tonner's line of beautiful DC women
Oct 29
Tonner, the fashionable doll company, has just added New 52 Wonder Woman to their DC Stars line. Wonder Woman joins this line with other DC women like Poison Ivy, Supergirl, Mera and Harley Quinn. Dressed in her New 52 outfi... read

NYCC 2013: Kotobukiya

Bishoujos...Bishoujos everywhere
Oct 11
At this year's Kotobukiya booth there were lots of new figures for fans to see. These last couple of days they've been releasing teasers for new figures in their Bishoujo lines and these teasers and figures were in attendanc... read

Pre-orders open for Square Enix's Variant PAK figures

Pre-orders are now open for Hero of Light, Supergirl and Superman
Sep 18
Square Enix has three figures from their Variant Play Arts Kai line open for pre-orders now. From the DC Variant PAK line comes Supergirl and Superman, and from Final Fantasy Variant PAK comes Hero of Light. It was only last... read
A sultry Poison Ivy will greet you at NYCC
DC Collectibles revealed today their two exclusives they'll be bringing with them to New York Comic Con. Just like their SDCC exclusive, they'll have another exclusive from the Super Best Friends Forever series; Poison Ivy. ... read feature

Pre-order this Event Exclusive Edition of Batman
Batman sure is hot news today, so it's perfect that Play Imaginative has announced they're releasing a new exclusive Dark Knight figure. This Dark Knight will be a Super Alloy 1/6 scale collectible figure. Taken from Jim Lee... read feature

DCU Damian Wayne

Damian Wayne announced for Club Infinite Earths 2014

Can we please overlook the irony of a character who was killed in the comics and canceled from a dying line being announced for a club on life support?
Aug 16
In a move that even the blind may have seen coming, the DCU Damian Wayne Robin from the canceled Batman Unlimited retail line has now been added to the 2014 Club Infinite Earths subscription. However, given that Club Infinite... read
Speed and shadow
They may not be at Wonder Festival but Square-Enix aren't letting their rivals steal all the spotlight as today on Facebook they unveiled two new additions to their Variant Play Arts Kai range that re-imagines popular DC Supe... read feature

Wonder Festival 2013 Summer: Kotobukiya Part 3

Everything else!
Jul 29
There's still more! Kotobukiya's booth was also loaded with stuff that had been previously announced but hadn't been seen 'in the wild' before, so it's our first chance to look over some upcoming releases. For me the highligh... read

Wonder Festival 2013 Summer: Kotobukiya Part 2

Robots, rings and Millenium Rods
Jul 29
But wait, there's more! Kotobukiya bought so much stuff just one post can't handle it, so let's crack on. We've now got much better shots of the triple tag-team of Marik Ishtars, Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere's Tomo Asana ... read

SDCC 2013: Sideshow Collectibles

DC, Marvel, Star Wars, and more
Jul 20
Sideshow Collectibles' display of high detailed statues and figures at SDCC came from comics, movies and some original work. There were many Star Wars figures and statues like Darth Malgus, Snowtrooper, Chewbacca, Darth Maul... read

SDCC 2013: Square Enix

Star Trek, Aliens, RoboCop, and more greats from PAK
Jul 19
Square Enix's booth had a lot of new surprises this year. At their booth, they had plenty of new and upcoming figures likes PAK DC Variant figures of Wonder Woman, Batman, Batgirl, Green Lantern and The Flash. There were also... read
SHF Injustice: GAU

SDCC 2013: S.H. Figuarts Injustice: Gods Among Us

Not sure if the gods are supposed to be Bandai
Jul 18
[Update: Tamashii Nations has a poll up right now to take suggestions for the line!] Jumping on the unexpected licenses was the announcement of the release of S.H. Figuarts for the game Injustice: Gods Among Us. While there w... read

Sideshow adds Harley Quinn to sixth scale figure line

Available in February
Jul 15
Just like the Joker, Thor, and Indiana Jones, Harley Quinn is joining Sideshow Collectibles 1/6 scale line of highly detailed figures. Standing at over 11 inches tall, Harley is dressed in a fabric bodysuit, fitted corset and... read
DC Bishoujo Armored WW

Shunya draws up sketch for Bishoujo Armored Wonder Woman

Shunya crafts a new version of the Amazon
Jul 12
The DC Bishoujo line has had its share of great entries. The original release of Wonder Woman was certainly among them, but Shunya is coming back with another version of the Amazon. In his newest sketch, he depicts what they'... read
DC Bishoujo Harley Quinn

Pre-orders open for SDCC exclusive Bishoujo Harley Quinn

You won't have to be there to get there
Jul 01
It seems that a lot of you like what Koto had made for those attending SDCC. The new maskless version of DC Bishoujo Harley Quinn came out to a good reception and there's better news today. As of now, pre-orders for the lady ... read
SDCC Bishoujo Harley Quin

[Update] Koto's SDCC-exclusive Bishoujo Harley Quinn

Who needs makeup with a face like that?
Jun 28
[Update] Kotobukiya has stated that a limited amount will be sold on their online store starting on Monday, July 1st at 10 a.m. PST (1 p.m. EST). They will ship 2-3 weeks following SDCC. We've already featured a lot of SDCC e... read
Koto Shazam teaser

Kotobukiya whets appetites with New 52 Shazam teaser

Further photos hopefully to follow with the speed of Mercury
May 29
Kotobukiya has teased an upcoming DC Comics ARTFX or ArtFX+ New 52 Shazam. The image, which shows the character's iconic lightning bolt logo, is accompanied by the caption, "By speaking my name you can become the strongest an... read
Batty Matty poll

NaNaNaNa, vote in Matty's Batarang poll

It's not about the size of your batarang, it's how you use it
May 29
Matty Collector has opened a poll to judge fan interest in a Batarang collectible. The three question poll asks fans what price they would expect to pay for a collector-quality Batarang, a material they would expect it to be ... read

MadXcollectoR commissions New 52 Joker head

Now for something that will truly terrify you
May 29
As if the Joker wasn't crazy enough before, in the New 52 he reached new heights of absolute insanity. The way he looked helped complete his transformation from crazy to frighteningly crazy. Commissioned by MadXcollectoR, thi... read
Matty exclusives sale

Discounted Matty Collector items? Your lucky day!

May 28
It's not fair. I remember scrambling to buy most of the figures Big Bad Toy Store just listed in their amazing close-out sale for full price back when Matty Collector was selling them. In a good many cases, BBTS is selling th... read
The New Adventures of Batdomo
A large part of collecting, like any hobby, is excitement. Excitement need not be limited to big ticket, high-end items, as a certain amount of joy can be obtained even from the simpler, smaller things, like the excitement fo... read feature

Super Alloy Superman

Superman, Man of Super Alloy, is available for pre-order

Pre-order this faster than a speeding bullet
May 21
Play Imaginative's Super Alloy 1/6 Scale New 52 Justice League Superman is now available for pre-order. Superman was previously announced as being part of Play Imaginative's upcoming New 52 Justice League Super Alloy selectio... read
Retro Batman series 2

Go retro with Retro Batman wave 2

Penguin! Get your Penguin here!
May 18
Figures Toy Company's second series of Mego Batman replications is currently available for pre-order.  The series consists of Penguin, Catwoman, Bruce Wayne, and Dick Grayson. Once again, FTC has seemingly done stellar w... read
ArtFX Deathstroke

Deathstroke takes on Kotobukiya's DC ARTFX line

The contract? Out-awesome pretty much everything
May 17
Kotobukiya has uploaded a photo gallery for its upcoming 1/6 scale DC ARTFX New 52 Deathstroke statue. The statue will stand nearly 12-inches tall and features a removable faceplate held in place by the power of magnetism. De... read

Play Arts Kai Man of Steel Jor-El and Faora prototypes

Kryptonian armor is probably made of something stronger than steel
May 17
Toyark has reported that prototypes for a Play Arts Kai Jor-El and Faora, both from the upcoming Man of Steel, a Hollywood Collectors Convention in Tokyo earlier this month. And, thanks to Hobbylog, we have photos of said pro... read

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