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Toy Fair 2015: NECA photo
Toy Fair 2015: NECA
by Scarecroodle

Let the video games begin: NECA brought a plethora of video game-released collectibles to Toy Fair, in addition to its usual assortment. This included NES decos for some of its previously released figures.

Highlights included an awesome NES Godzilla, Blizzard's Heroes of the Storm characters, LBP Sackboys, and so much more.

See some of my personal favorites after the jump.

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1:00 AM on 02.18.2015

Toy Fair 2015: Transformers: Robots in Disguise

Hasbro's latest Transformers animated series, Robots in Disguise, is set to start on Cartoon Network in March and Hasbro continues to pump out even more figures. The toy line has already launched and while they only showed of...

Jeremy Emerje Crocker

8:00 AM on 02.17.2015

Toy Fair 2015: Transformers Generations

Hasbro promised to deliver to Transformers fans and collectors at Toy Fair 2015 and they sure didn't let people down. There have been a lot of rumors over the years, but the big surprises weren't in who they showed, but what ...

Jeremy Emerje Crocker

4:00 AM on 02.14.2015

Toy Fair 2015: Hasbro reveals some of their Transformers Generations plans

Hasbro is offering a sneak peek at their plans for the Transformers Generations Combiner Wars line to be shown this weekend at New York Toy Fair. Many figures that have been long rumored have finally been confirm, though we'r...

Jeremy Emerje Crocker



DCC may be upping its action figure game with new Icons line photo
DCC may be upping its action figure game with new Icons line
by Scarecroodle

Its no secret that DC Collectibles has greatly improved the "action" in its action figures within the past few years, going from relatively basic articulation to some incredible options. Now DC Collectibles may be making another jump with its recently unveiled DC Comics Icons line.

The early reveals all look great. The added torso jointing is very reminiscent of DCC's efforts in the 3.75-inch scale except it looks better with the larger size. The sculpting and paint are equally impressive. This may be the coolest Batman figure I've seen so far (although there are certainly a few other top contenders). The Green Lantern is also eye-catching with his snap-on energy construct armor; it's a very cool accessory set and a little surprising if it will retail for the same price as the others.

The other reveals include Flash (who comes with the Cosmic Treadmill, just in case you want to go back in time and shatter reality), a Superman (with robot), a good-looking Deadman, and an Atom set (which includes Crime Syndicate member Atomica, a mid-size Ryan Choy Atom, and a tiny Ray Palmer Atom).

Three waves have been scheduled so far (starting around November/December) which will include a "classic" Harley Quinn, Aquaman, Lex Luthor, the Jaime Reyes Blue Beetle, Mister Miracle, and Black Adam in addition to the figures seen here.

The line will apparently be priced at the usual US$25 MSRP which might make them a better value than some of the other lines at the same price point. Be sure to check out all of the images in the gallery.

[ via ToyArk ]

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Nostalgic for '80s collecting goodness? Rise of the Beasts can help photo
Nostalgic for '80s collecting goodness? Rise of the Beasts can help
by Scarecroodle

The 1980s and early 1990s were a pretty cool time for miniatures, whether it was Battle Beasts, M.U.S.C.L.E.s, Monster in My Pocket, and so on. Sure, some might say it was a simpler time, but it was a pretty cool time as well. A time for which many collectors feel a little bit nostalgic.

Plastic !magination has expertly channeled that nostalgia with its Rise of the Beasts line, which may very likely fill your craving for classic lines like Battle Beasts.

Full story after the jump.

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3:10 PM on 02.08.2015

Wonder Festival 2015 Winter: S.H. Figuarts Sailor Pluto, Super Sailor Moon, and more

If you're ready to complete the Outer Scouts/Sailor Senshi, Sailor Pluto is incoming. Bandai is providing an unpainted prototype (complete with staff and a serious face) and it looks pretty great. Super Sailor Moon was also s...

Oansun

4:05 AM on 02.08.2015

Wonder Festival 2015 Winter: figma and figFIX flood

So you say you've got some figma you're just dying to see made? Well then, let's see how many of your wishes have come true this time with the first round of announcements!  figma: Kantai Collection - Yukikaze, Kitakami...

Jeremy Emerje Crocker

8:00 AM on 02.07.2015

Action Toys brings back GoBots at C3 convention

There are always surprises at conventions, but did anyone expect to see GoBots make a return like this? Visitors at Hong Kong's C3 anime convention were treated to just that. Though officially listed as Machine Robo, manufact...

Jeremy Emerje Crocker

8:00 AM on 02.04.2015

NECA Batman Returns Penguin up for pre-order

The Penguin is pretty gross, ya'll. He's slightly more appealing in 1/4 scale, but NECA has put enough detail into the 15" figure to make me keep my distance. In the likeness of Danny DeVito's 1992 Batman Returns performance,...

Rachael Chambers

9:00 AM on 02.03.2015

Take to the track with figma Hatsune Miku 2014 EV Mirai ver.

Oh, what's this? It's rare for us to have a Hatsune Miku figma dropped on us without first seeing it at an event. The first and last time we heard official mention of the new figma Racing Miku 2014 EV Mirai ver. was back at W...

Jeremy Emerje Crocker



10:00 PM on 01.30.2015

3A adds more images of their massive movie Megatron

As promised 3A has officially begun taking order on their impressive take on Transformers: Dark of the Moon Megatron and with it comes new images and details. The figure officially stands at a stunning 18.5 inches tall, dwarf...

Jeremy Emerje Crocker