Mezco photo
Statistically we had to get decent-looking Mortal Kombat figures eventually
The Mortal Kombat franchise seems to have finally caught a break as Mezco displayed some great-looking figures based on the upcoming Mortal Kombat X. Other items on display included some Judge Dredd figures and the Dark Knigh... read feature

NYCC 2014: PCS photo
NYCC 2014: PCS

NYCC 2014: Pop Culture Shock

Featuring heroes of all shapes and sizes
Oct 14
It probably won't be much of a surprise that Pop Culture Shock arrived at New York Comic Con with some of their new licensed collectibles. After all, they have a pretty good track record of putting out expensive, but "worth t... read
NYCC 2014 QMx photo
NYCC 2014 QMx

NYCC 2014: QMx

I need to have that Battlestar Galactica poster
Oct 14
QMx is doing a lot to keep the spirit of Firefly alive, as you can tell from their presence at NYCC. Oh wait, that's a picture of Captain Hammer in the header? I think maybe they're just keeping the spirit of Nathan Fillion a... read
NYCC 2014 Kotobukiya photo
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
NYCC 2014: ThreeA photo
NYCC 2014: ThreeA

NYCC 2014: ThreeA

Your new Doom awaits
Oct 13
ThreeA's display space at New York Comic Con 2014 featured some old favorites like the WBR figures alongside a few newer figures we'll be seeing in the coming months. The new Popbots are looking particularly nice, but the cen... read
DST photo
The Carnage continues....
DST's NYCC booth included a first look at the Marvel Select Carnage's accessories and the Marvel Retro Wolverine pack, among other things. Quite a few of the other items were also shown at SDCC, but they're still exciting. Th... read feature

The Walking Dead photo
The Walking Dead

Clementine from Telltale's The Walking Dead gets her first action figure

The greatest Walking Dead character finally gets a figure
Oct 12
For me, the most exciting news to come out of NYCC is the announcement that Clementine from Telltale’s The Walking Dead will be getting her own figure. I love Telltale’s The Walking Dead series and have longed fo... read
NYCC photo
He's Slimerrific
Not all NYCC-exclusives cost an arm and a leg. In fact, some cost nothing at all; such is the case with Diamond Select Toys' NYCC-exclusive Ghostbusters Minimate which could have been yours for the low, low price of stopping ... read feature

Bandai photo
Ivan Ooze? Uh oh, we're in trouble! Book us a ticket on the next space shuttle
While many view Bandai of America as the poor (American) man's version of Bandai of Japan, the company has notably been offering fans things that its Asian counterpart have not: the American-exclusive Power Rangers villains (... read feature

Star Wars photo
You had me at IG-88
Hasbro's preview night also included a first look at the company's upcoming 6-inch and 3.75-inch Star Wars Black Series figures. None of these selections were anywhere as exciting as the bounty-hunting IG-88 assassin droid se... read feature

NYCC 2014: Kotobukiya photo
NYCC 2014: Kotobukiya

NYCC 2014: Kotobukiya

The perfect accompaniment to Kotobukiya's panel
Oct 11
After reading all about Kotobukiya's future products in Tian's overview of their panel at this year's New York Comic-Con, I am sure you are chomping at the bit to feast your optical nerves on the company's booth from the... read
NYCC 2014 GSC photo

NYCC 2014: Good Smile Company Up-close

We get up-close and personal with the GSC display
Oct 11
Good Smile Company is awesome for getting us right up close with their latest display pieces at New York Comic Con! You can practically smell the fresh paint on the figures! This is as close as you can get without being there... read
NYCC 2014 GSC photo

NYCC 2014: Good Smile Company

It's Turtle time!
Oct 10
We got the teaser just the other day, now we get to see the whole thing! It's fairly rare for Good Smile Company to tackle properties from the west (though that seems to be changing every event), but with recent efforts to gi... read
NYCC photo
Get excited.
Spider-Man, Catwoman, and Iron Man will be the newest inductions to Square-Enix's Variant Play Arts Kai line and are some of the most exciting designs to grace the line. If that wasn't enough, fans can look forward to a Final... read feature

NYCC 2014 Kotobukiya photo
NYCC 2014 Kotobukiya

NYCC 2014: Kotobukiya drops some bombs at their panel

Mass Effect Bishoujo Tali, among others
Oct 10
Andres is on the ground at NYCC (having the time of his life, I'm sure) and was able to get a part of the sweet action at Kotobukiya's panel. Usually at US events, Kotobukiya's emphasis is more on properties that western coll... read
NYCC 2014 Transformers photo
NYCC 2014 Transformers

NYCC 2014: More new Transformers from Hasbro

Generations, RID, Kre-O, and Angry Birds, but no TF4
Oct 09
New York Comic Con, the first major convention of the fall, kicked off with Hasbro showing off a number of new figures spanning multiple Transformers lines. We've got official images for new figures from Generations, new anim... read
NYCC photo
Completes at least one version of the Sinister Six
Hasbro has released some tantalizing images of a few Marvel figures on display at its preview night, as well as information about a few other upcoming figures. Although these reveals included a few Marvel Legends (or 6-inch M... read feature

Funko photo

Now Funko can tell us how to get to Sesame Street

Sunny day, sweeping the clouds away!
Oct 06
Funko really wants to pull our nostalgia strings! Today they announced that they will be partnering with Sesame Workshop to make a Pop! series. So fans young and old can have a designer vinyl figure of their favorite Sesame ... read
NYCC photo
Not as cool as those Battle Beast promos, but free promos are always welcome
Diamond Select Toys has announced its NYCC plans which will consist of the usual booth, two panels, signings, giveaways, and FREEBIES! DST's free promo items this time around will include a promotional Ghostbusters Minimate. ... read feature

Kotobukiya Nightwing photo
Kotobukiya Nightwing

NYCC 2014: Pre-order Kotobukiya's exclusive Nightwing

Now available if you can't make the convention
Oct 03
Croodle covered the ins and outs of Kotobukiya's NYCC-exclusive Nightwing variant, so check out his post for opinions. I'm just here to deliver pre-order information. Indeed, non-con-attendees (non-cons?) will have a chance t... read
Jellykoe NYCC exclusive photo
Part of their Tox City line of plushes
[Update: Each plush will cost US$50.] Jellykoe announced their con-exclusive for New York Comic-Con, which starts in just a few short weeks. Hailing from their Tox City line, meet the beefed-up rabbit-thing, Musclebuns! Stand... read feature

Matty Collector photo
Matty Collector

Matty Collector blows off NYCC

'Sorry, fans, but we have better things to do'
Jun 12
Matty Collector has announced that it will NOT be attending New York Comic Con this year, instead citing a unspecified scheduling issue (perhaps the entire company will be washing its hair that weekend?). While the news is ce... read
NYCC: Imagination Asylum photo
NYCC: Imagination Asylum

NYCC 2013: Imagination Asylum Toys

These figures are crazy good
Oct 20
Hailing from the state of Vermont, Imagination Asylum Toys are a new name to me, but they had some rather interesting designs at their NYCC booth. Sharing the booth with GeekHaven Studios (also from Vermont) and Rampageo Indu... read
NYCC 2013: Alpha Godz photo
NYCC 2013: Alpha Godz

NYCC 2013: Alpha Godz

Flatzs makes its debut
Oct 20
Alpha Godz were back at NYCC in 2013, and they'd brought with then a nice selection of pop culture-inspired customs. It was also the debut of a new figure, Flatz, who you can see in the gallery as Venom and Spider-Man customs... read
NYCC: BeeFy/Dead Hand photo
NYCC: BeeFy/Dead Hand

NYCC 2013: BeeFy & Co. and Dead Hand Toys

Two smaller booths with lots to look at
Oct 20
BeeFy & Co. and Dead Hand Toys were two smaller booths at NYCC, but they had some older wares to show off. In particular, BeeFy & Co. had their Jade Bad Bad Buddha on display, while Dead Hand Toys brought some of their Greads and Nex figures along for the trip, among others. Check out the gallery for photos from both booths! read
NYCC 2013 photo
NYCC 2013

NYCC 2013: Play Imaginative

Putting the iron in Iron Man
Oct 20
Play Imaginative is trying to rise to the top of the poseable figure market and are taking square aim at its competitors. The phrase "go big or go home" definitely applies here, as the company is tackling the license to the I... read
Monster Island photo
Monster Island

NYCC 2013: Monster Island

Monster Island is a strange island in the Indian Ocean... oh, wait, wrong island
Oct 18
Monster Island lived up to its name at NYCC (the monster part of it, anyway; there wasn't a huge body of water at NYCC), having brought a slew of monstrous creations to the con. The Monster Island booth contained a mix of figures, shirts, and accessories (well, what appear to be necklaces). Be sure to check out the gallery. read
NYCC: Titan Entertainment photo
NYCC: Titan Entertainment

NYCC 2013: Titan Entertainment

Blink and you'll miss it
Oct 18
As we wrap up our New York Comic Con 2013 coverage, I bring to you the Titan Entertainment booth. Purveyors of many things Doctor Who, it should come as no surprise that they had a ton of merch for merch-hungry and cash-heavy... read

NYCC 2013: MadKnits

Won't you give one of their monsters a nice home today?
Oct 18
MadKnits is a company full of creepy, cute monsters from Kaitlin Juarez and Max Yax. These handmade little monsters each come with a story of their own. There's Ender the Intergalactic Space Captain, Izzy the Navigator, Band... read
NYCC: Monster Factory photo
Plushes and pins of big and little monsters
The majority of Monster Factory's booth at New York Comic Con was taken over by reasonably-priced character buttons and plushes of various sizes. At the corner of the booth, facing the convention's walkway was the compan... read feature

NYCC 2013: Suburban Vinyl photo
NYCC 2013: Suburban Vinyl

NYCC 2013: Sub-Urban Vinyl

Featuring the works of DeeTen, Blazon Brickhaus, NERVISWR3K, Carson Catlin and more
Oct 18
Sub-Urban Vinyl's NYCC booth played host to a multitude of custom designer toys, ranging from Dunnys and Munnys to much more complex original sculpts. Artists featured in the customs at the booth included DeeTen, Blazon Brick... read
NYCC 2013: polyopticsLABs photo
NYCC 2013: polyopticsLABs

NYCC 2013: polyopticsLABs

Quite an impressive debut
Oct 17
So just who are polyopticsLABs? Well, to start, polyoptics is the art of Brian Anderson, a 3-D artist whose film credits include work on Rio, District 9, Resident Evil: Apocalypse and the 2004 Dawn of the Dead remake. In... read

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