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SDCC

AFX bringing awesome DST collectibles to SDCC -- including Supergirl!


Finally, people will enjoy July!
May 23
Diamond Select Toys has revealed that the Femme Fatales Supergirl seen at Toy Fair will an Action Figure Xpress (AFX) exclusive variant --- available at SDCC! The other exclusives to be sold at the AFX booth (#3345) will incl... read
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DST

DST's Fall offerings will have you throwing your money at your screen


In Fall, your bank's balance falls
May 11
Diamond Select Toys is ready to relentlessly hammer at your bank account with an array of AWESOME. DST recently posted its upcoming Fall offerings which includes an array of TV, movie, comic figures, and more! First and forem... read
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Horror

ABC's of Death 2 features a wicked toy commercial parody


When a toy commercial suddenly goes sideways
Mar 12
ABC's of Death 2 is finally available via Netflix Instant (streaming service), meaning that I've finally been able to watch the sequel to the bizarre 26-story anthology. Thankfully it's FAR better than its predecessor and eve... read
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May play around with this one
NECA recently released some official product images for its upcoming Gremlins 2: The New Batch video game Mohawk. The most amusing of this images puts the figure in the game itself. Fans may recall that the 1990 video game wa... read feature

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Equally crazy? The US$100 MSRP!
Have you ever felt that your life was incomplete? Missing, say, a 12-inch tall figure of Lovecraft's most iconic creation? Then you're in luck because Warpo has plans to release a massive 12-inch Cthulhu figure which should s... read feature

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Which, in this case, just means selling at max 750 copies
Funko's newest Hikari is a platinum deco for Frankenstein, currently available for pre-order. "Platinum" Frankenstein, who is limited to a 750-piece run, sports a relatively plain metallic deco. While I'm not necessarily sure... read feature

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Magic wand, make my monster GLOW!
Funko's previously revealed Pop! Cthulhu not scary enough for you? What if he had red eyes? And glowed in the dark? Entertainment Earth will be exclusively selling such a variant which looks just as cool as the first version ... read feature

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Pre-order madness, that is!
Dread Central has been given a sneak peek at Diamond Select Toys' upcoming Cthulhu vinyl "idol" bank. And yes, this is easily among the coolest things that DST has done all year and is certainly an insta-buy for most horror f... read feature

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The truth? Your shelves can't handle the truth!
Before there was Californication, David Duchovny starred in a little known scifi/horror/drama tv series called the X-Files. Maybe you've heard of it? The show ran for around nine years and is widely considered one of the grea... read feature

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Or on this word, I never saw This Island Earth
Funko unveiled its Hikari Metaluna Mutant (of This Island Earth fame, which you may have seen on Mystery Science Theater 3000) on Halloween (what, no Hikari Dracula?). Limited to a good-sized 1,500 pieces, the Metaluna Mutant... read feature

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Is that a monster in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?
Before there were Pocket Monsters (Pokemon), there was Monster in My Pocket. This surprisingly basic toy series would go on to have its own video game, tv show*, comics, trading cards, a board game, and a TON of pointless pro... read feature

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Get ready for pre-order madness
The end may be upon us, as Cthulhu has not only woken up but rolled out of bed into Funko's Pop! line. Even more frightening? He's currently available for pre-order! Cthulhu will be the third character to appear in Funko's Po... read feature

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Not to be confused with the Creature from the Black & White Lagoon
Diamond Select Toys has taken quite a few stabs at the Universal Studios classic movie monsters, albeit with somewhat mixed results. Early entries often took a more statuesque approach, focusing on the sculpt rather than the ... read feature

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Supernatural

Hello, boys: King of Hell Crowley introduced to Pop! line


The devil is in the details
Oct 28
Funko's last few Supernatural announcements prompted the expected, "Where the hell is Crowley?", questions. That question has finally been answered with a definitive, "Here he is!", when Funko unveiled everybody's favorite Ki... read
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Two items to make the Halloween season a little more joyful
The Haunted Mansion is easily among Disneyland's most iconic rides and even spawned its own film starring Eddie Murphy (which was nowhere near as successful as another ride's film series...), but collectibles have been a litt... read feature

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T'is the season
Funko this week announced plans to release another two Frankenstein redecos to its Hikari line. The funky, eye-catching "Glitter Shock" Frankenstein (limited to 1,200 pieces) features a translucent, glittery design while the ... read feature

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Not so pretty in pink?
Funko has unveiled not one, not two, but THREE new Hikari designs. While all three use existing molds (Gillman, Frankenstein, and Skeletor), this might be the first triple reveal since before SDCC. Mythos Frankenstein is Hika... read feature

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I can't read her pumpkin face
Good Smile Company has released an image gallery for its recently unveiled Nendoroid Halloween Miku. Most striking among these images is a rather unexpected display option: a jack-o-lantern mask/face for the diva of all seaso... read feature

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Now in Low Definition
SDCC and WonFes may have been almost a month ago at this point, but many of its collectibles are still on our minds. Tian recently posted the top ten things he was looking forward to from these cons and, because I'm far more excitably (and exceedingly less orderly), my own highlights list is nowhere near that short. See many of my favorites after the jump. read feature

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They're heeeerrreeeeee!
Diamond Select Toys recently released packaged images of its Toys "R" Us-exclusive configurations for its Select The Creature from the Black Lagoon, Son of Frankenstein, and Van Helsing figures, all of which may be at your lo... read feature

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Like LIGHTNING!
Funko has shocked new life into its Hikari line with a "Mystic Powers" Frankenstein (a.k.a. Frankenstein's Monster a.k.a. Adam). The release, which marks Frankenstein's first appearance in the line, seems timed to celebrate t... read feature

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You'd have to have a hole in your head or something to not want to see this
Max Factor has released a preview gallery for its upcoming Dawn of the Dead figma "Flyboy" (pilot Stephen Andrews) Zombie which highlights alternate parts like a blood burst for the head, an interchangeable "exploded" leg, an... read feature

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Every monster has its day
Funko has tweeted an image of its ReAction Frankenstein (or Adam/Frankenstein's Monster) and the Bride of Frankenstein in honor of Frankenstein Day, a holiday of which I had never heard until said tweet. The holiday, which ce... read feature

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New and improved?
Bandai of Japan's S.H. MonsterArts Mecha King Ghidorah, which recently received a preview gallery, is currently available for pre-order. Standing roughly 25-centimeters tall (9.8-inches), this mighty Godzilla rogue is sure to... read feature

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Well, technically Robocop never left this world but there's still time for an "In Space" sequel
Funko has released images of its long-awaited Science Fiction Mystery Minis series. This blind-boxed series features characters from a multitude of science fiction movies (in much the same way that the Horror Mystery Minis se... read feature

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This is what we've waited for / This is it, boys, this is war
Diamond Select Toys has released new images for its Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare mini figures. Both the Minifigures and Minimates are slated to hit retail next month, although fans have an opportunity to win both sets. Details after the jump. read feature

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It's a swinging good time
So often do collectors, especially toy news journalists (a term that I'll be infrequently promoting), focus almost exclusively on current or upcoming product. We often forget all about awesome products that came out even a fe... read feature

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Another sequel?
With just a scant 76 days until Halloween, have you done your holiday shopping? If not, it might be time to head over to your local Michael's to check out their Lemax's Spooky Town display. Earlier in the year Lemax opened pr... read feature

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Not 'awwww, cute!' but instead 'aaaaaaah! cute!"
Funko's latest horror offerings are sure to elicit screams of delight, as the company has added many iconic Universal Studios Monsters to its Pop! Movie line. The figures (due out in September, meaning they can be on your she... read feature

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May NECA never run out of concepts!
While NECA's conventional Gremlins offerings seem stalled, the company showed off a FIFTH series of Mogwais at SDCC. As with series 4, the assortment features concept Mogwais originally designed for Gremlins 2: The New Batch.... read feature

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SDCC 2014 Sideshow

SDCC 2014: Sideshow Collectibles - Court of the Dead


A booth so large it had a sub-booth
Jul 27
Sideshow's Court of the Dead line is a series of original figure designs with a horror theme. The Queen of the Dead figure had its own display at SDCC last year, but this year there was an entire extra tent dedicated to this ... read
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SDCC 2014 Sideshow

SDCC 2014: Sideshow Collectibles - statues and maquettes part 2


Today I learned Savage Opress is a character's name that exists
Jul 27
Continuing with Sideshow coverage, here's the rest of their licensed statues and maquettes. Star Wars characters featured heavily, as did Marvel. The booth also had a smattering of horror and other movie characters. Most of the experience is about simply gaping in awe at the larger scale figures (especially the legendary scale ones). Click through for the gallery! read






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