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Because the faster they get your money, the sooner you get their product
Not content to simply be packaged in other peoples' Loot Crates and so forth, Funko has announced plans to launch its own bi-monthly club. The "Marvel Collector Corps" subscription box service apparently consists of six shipm... read feature

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Just a countdown until a reboot
Funko has officially unveiled its DC Comics Super Heroes Mystery Minis line which includes heavy-hitting heroes like Powergirl, Superman, and Batman, along with popular villains like Harley Quinn, Deathstroke, Lex Luthor, and... read feature

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TF2 Portable Mercs

WeLoveFine launches pre-orders for TF2 Portable Mercs


Everyone's favorite RED and BLU characters, now in vinyl form
Sep 05
As if I didn't need any more temptation to get more Team Fortress 2 merchandise sitting on my shelves, WeLoveFine has just begun taking pre-orders for their Pocket Mercs blind-boxed figure series. The 3-inch-ta... read
Tomopop Unboxes photo
Anime Bento's debut box yields all sorts of surprises
Anime Bento is a cool new subscription service that delivers hand-picked Japanese toys, accessories, and tasty treats right to your door. For this unboxing video, I open up their first box and examine its innards. Fun stuff. You can find out more about subscribing to Anime Bento here. [a big thank-you to Anime Bento for supplying me with this sample!] read feature

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I don't have that many boxes to check...
DC Collectibles has unveiled a checklist for its Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure blind-boxed line which includes some of the secret characters. The graphic seems to include the selection from the first four seri... read feature

SDCC 2014: We Love Fine photo
SDCC 2014: We Love Fine

SDCC 2014: We Love Fine


Dota 2, Puppycat, and Tentacle Kitty highlight the toy offerings
Aug 07
We Love Fine's San Diego Comic-Con booth was broken up into three different locations: one near the Star Wars exhibits, one in the designer toy area, and another just chilling in the center of the action. The last of the trio... read
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Hooray! Buffy gets her own blind box series from Titan Merchandise


The absolute best series about vampires
Jul 17
Titan Merchandise and Luartik are really bringing it! They keep coming out with figure series from great shows and movies, and today’s announcement is the best. They will be making a Buffy the Vampire Slayer figure ser... read
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Not to be confused with My Little Phony, a series of bootleg My Little Pony figures
A second series of Funko's My Little Pony Mystery Minis is slated to release in August. As with the first series, the standard retail assortment consists mostly of black decos for the characters. However, as with series 1, Ho... read feature

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Alien

Lunartik releases Alien The Nostromo Collection


Another great blind box collection from Matt Jones
Jun 20
Matt Jones is on a roll with creating figures from popular series! First it with was Doctor Who, then Breaking Bad, now it’s Alien. Partnering up with Titan Merchandise again, Lunartik is releasing a collection of 12 f... read
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Breaking Bad

Lunartik releases Breaking Bad Heisenberg Collection


I know what Breaking Bad fans are getting for Christmas
Jun 13
Matt Jones, also known as Lunartik, is releasing a Breaking Bad figure series through Sony and Titan Merchandise. Similar to his Doctor Who series, this will include 12 figures from the award-winning AMC show. So fans of Bre... read
Park Starz Series 3 photo
Previews, release dates, and pricing
The addition of Park Starz to Disney's world of Vinylmation grabbed collectors' attention in a big way. Unlike traditional Vinylmation, each figure in this line has its own unique mold rather than a standard Mickey Mouse form... read feature

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The Simpsons

Kidrobot is coming out with new Simpsons figures for their 25th anniversary


Excellent!
Jun 04
When it comes to Kidrobot, their Simpsons figures are probably my favorite line. All of their toys remind me how awesome that show used to be. So now to celebrate their 25th anniversary, Kidrobot is coming out with a number ... read
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Funko Disney

Funko shares Disney Mystery Minis Series 2 and Roger Rabbit POP!


When you wish upon a star... You get awesome stuff!
May 29
Everyone knows I'm a Disney fangirl, and we've seen several of the different Mystery Minis figures from Funko in the past, but I'm really excited for Disney Series 2! It includes characters from Beauty and the Beast, The... read
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Kickstarter

IAmElemental is looking for funding to make better figures for girls


Is the tag, "Teenagers with attitude" already taken?
May 22
IAmElemental was started by two moms in New York who wanted to make more action figures for girls. Looking through toy stores, they felt that most female figures were made for adult toy collectors. What adult collects toys? ... read
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DC Comics

DCC's Scribblenauts Unmasked series 2 may be at a retailer near you


Or you might have to wait
Apr 17
DC Collectibles announced via Facebook that series 2 of its DC Scribblenauts Unmasked is "here"; a message that presumably means they might be at a retailer near you (most likely a Gamestop) as you're reading these words. For... read
Review: Rhaegal photo
It's not about the size of the dragon in the fight...
Game of Thrones has proven to be something of a phenomenon. Starting off as a popular book series that appealed more to a geeky fringe, the franchise found mainstream popularity as a show on HBO... although it hadn't really r... read feature

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ToyCon UK release

ToyCon UK brings a new blind-boxed series from Taylored Curiosities


Teeny critters coming en masse to her booth
Apr 07
ToyCon UK is coming up at the end of the week, and Taylored Curiosities is bringing her first blind-boxed series to the show. It's a series of Tales from Okemordyn figures, featuring the little Okemordyn critters in different... read
Review: Loki photo
Pint-sized mischief-maker
Funko easily ranks among the top makers of blind-boxed collectibles, and it's easy to see why with exciting entries such as the Marvel Mystery Minis series. This time around Funko has released a regular version of the series ... read feature

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Disney Mystery Minis

Funko's Disney Mystery Minis series 2 are an animated bunch


Featuring perhaps the cutest Beast figure ever
Mar 28
Official images for the second wave of Disney Mystery Minis, Funko's adorable blind-boxed figures, were revealed this week, giving fans plenty to drool over. The series takes beloved Disney characters, chibi-fies them, and pl... read
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DC Collectibles

Darkseid throws down against Superman in latest DCC solicits


Otherwise known as a month of stuff I wish I owned
Mar 22
DC Collecibles' latest batch of solicits (pre-orders open) features a slew of heavy hitters, although none heavier than an incredible statue of Darkseid fighting Superman over a fire pit (presumably on Darkseid's homeworld of Apokolips). Other selections include that new Harley Quinn bust, sketches of new Scribblenauts Unmasked figurines, and the new L'il Gotham figures. Details after the jump. read
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Power Rangers

Rita Repulsa won't let a headache get in way of appearing in a blind-boxed Mighty Morphin Power Rangers line


Could frequent migraines have driven her evil?
Mar 16
Finally, after 10,000 years she's free... to be imprisoned in a tiny box. The villainous Rita Repulsa (and hubby, Lord Zedd!) will be starring in The Loyal Subjects' upcoming blind-boxed Mighty Morphin Power Rangers line. The... read
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Klei Entertainment

Don't Starve figures available on Klei's new online store


Also available is a limited edition Mark of the Ninja statue
Feb 18
Klei Entertainment has partnered with New York toy designer, Erick Scarecrow to create collectible toys for their games, Don’t Starve and Mark of the Ninja. Now they’ve also decided to make a store website so fan... read
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America!

Wonder Festival 2014 Winter: Lady Liberty goes wild


Another side of an iconic American monument
Feb 12
Has Liberty ever looked this good? Takara Tomy Arts has put together a very different take on the USA's Statue of Liberty in a series of capsule figures that show the iconic landmark's fun side. Poses range from what our edit... read
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Disney Parks Events

Look out for toys at the EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival


The Vinylmation are in bloom
Feb 05
I realize that most of the United States is still covered in frost but over in Disney World, the weather is gearing up for spring. So now seems like an excellent time to start discussing EPCOT's International Flower and Garde... read
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Gargamel lucky bags

Gargamel lucky bags are back at Super7


Take a chance starting Thursday
Jan 15
They're baaaaaaack: Gargamel lucky bags are returning to Super7 on Thursday! Like years past, these will be a random assortment of various Gargamel pieces, including unique colorways and maybe even a special piece or two. Of ... read
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Highlighted by a new wave of Park Starz, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, Duffy Bear, and Indy
2014 marks the fifth anniversary of Vinylmation and Disney is celebrating the occasion with quite a few announcements. Earlier this week, the Disney Parks Blog posted a preview of several new Vinylmation series coming to... read feature

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Game of Thrones

Care to play a Game of (Thrones) Mystery Minis?


Might fit on a chessboard, allowing you to actually play a Game of Thrones... kinda
Jan 08
Funko continues to churn out really neat series of its blind-boxed Mystery Minis with its most recent set being based on the ever-popular Game of Thrones. The series apparently consists of 24 figures which seems to include gl... read
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The Walking Dead

There will be more Walking Dead Mystery Minis from Funko


More Mystery Minis and Wacky Wobblers
Jan 07
The Walking Dead Mystery Minis will be getting a second series from Funko. The first series of blind boxed figures featured only Daryl and Merle with other notable zombies from the TV show. I wasn’t too happy that this... read
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Tenacious Toys resins

Tenacious Toys offering up a trio of resin releases


Shadoe Delgado, Nerviswr3k and Tony Devito creations listed in shop
Dec 19
Tenacious Toys have three new resin series on their website, all done in collaboration with We Are Not Toys as blind-boxed resin collectible sets. The series, all hand-painted by the artists who created them, are: Shadoe Del... read
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Try your luck with this chibi Naruto bunch


Megahouse - Non-Scale
Dec 12
If you never thought of Naruto as cute before, that probably all changed with the show's recent addition of the occasionally inserted jinchuriki memorization songs, featuring a number of cast members in tiny chibi form urging... read
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Sengoku Basara One Coin

One Coin Sengoku Basara Eiyu Shuuketsu Hen box pre-order


The One Coin Grande Sengoku Basara chibis return!
Nov 19
Some of my favorite chibis are back in action once again! The One Coin Grande Sengoku Basara series has returned, this time with the Eiyu Shuuketsu Hen box. I have previously shown you the first and second boxes of the origin... read
LEGO minifigures photo
Series 12 features 16 figures from the upcoming movie
The LEGO collectible minifigure blind packs are showing no signs of slowing down as they enter series 12. In case you haven't heard there's a LEGO movie coming in February 2014 and this series consists of 16 characters from t... read feature







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