Prime 1 Studio photo
Prime 1 Studio

Wonder Festival 2015 Winter: Prime 1 Studio

Official statue line of the Michael Bay fan club
Feb 14
No matter what you think of Michael Bay's treatment of the Transformers and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles you have to admit that Prime 1 Studio knows how to make a killer statue. I'm guessing they use actual CGI renders fr... read
DC Comics photo
DC Comics

Will DC Icons Firestorm heat up a cold day?

Probably not, especially if you're in the North-Eastern parts of the US
Jan 26
Here's some news that might warm up your day: DC Collectibles unveiled its DC Comics Icons Firestorm during a recent "Ask DC Collectibles" feature. Firestorm, depicted here as doing something fiery, is slated for a Fall 2015 ... read
F4F Beat photo
F4F Beat

First 4 Figures puts Beat from Jet Set Radio up for pre-order

Stomp to the beat and get your grind on!
Nov 19
First 4 Figures has pulled another memory of my childhood from out of its magical hat! Beat from Jet Set Radio is the newest figure to reach their collection, and is up for pre-order through their website shop. Beat obviously... read
Kirby photo

First 4 Figures starts their Kirby line with Sword Kirby

Kirby has the power!
Aug 20
First 4 Figures is extending their license with Nintendo by adding a Kirby line. Yes, that pink, cute, ball of fighting fury will be getting his own line of high quality statues. The first one from this series will be Sword ... read
7-Eleven Eva photo
Kinda looks like an Unit 01 race car
[update: All 25 of the statues put up for sale sold out in two minutes at that price. Two minutes! That's insane!] Ever wonder what it would look like if NERV was funded by a major international convenient store chain? Probab... read feature

Gaming Heads Nightingale photo
Gaming Heads is back in black
I can still easily remember the night of November 10, 2011. Waiting in line for my copy of the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on that frigid night really set the mood for a game set in the snow covered north. That's not to say I was... read feature

Transformers 4 photo
Transformers 4

Pre-orders open already on Transformers 4 home release bundles

Why the rush, it's only been in theaters a week?
Jul 04
Is there such a thing as being too early to start taking pre-orders for a movie release? It always seemed like there used to be a cool down period between leaving theaters and when these things got announced. I guess in our e... read
Optimus Prime photo
Optimus Prime

Who needs a sports car when you can have a US$30,000 Optimus Prime statue?

Does it qualify for a new car loan?
Jun 13
And here I thought it was ridiculous when Prime 1 Studio was asking some US$2,300 for a three-foot tall movie Optimus Prime statue. If I only knew.  Takara Tomy has revealed this enormous statue of Optimus Prime that can... read
Tsume Edo Tensei Itachi photo
Tsume Edo Tensei Itachi

This Edo Tensei Itachi Uchiha statue is no genjutsu

Tsume's reanimated Itachi is one lively statue
May 24
Itachi is a character that knows how to play with your emotions. You spend such a large chunk of the Naruto story line loathing the guy, then you feel sympathetic towards him when he dies because of all the terrible things he... read
Alien vs Predator photo
Alien vs Predator

Under the Radar: 'She-Predator' Machiko Noguchi available for 'she-order', additional images

The hunt is on
May 21
Earlier this month, Sideshow Collectibles ran a teaser image for its upcoming Alien vs Predator series "She-Predator" Machiko Noguchi Premium Format Figure along with the news that pre-orders opened on May 15th. Long story sh... read
Viz SDCC 2014 Nartuo photo
Bring some extra money, he ain't cheap
It's that time of year again! San Diego Comic Con 2014 is right around the corner so that means time to start showing off exclusives. This year we've got Viz Media, best known for their anime and manga distribution, trying th... read feature

Batman photo

DC Bombshells Catwoman on way? Pin-up art gives an idea of what it may look like

Has my motor purring
Apr 09
io9 has pointed out that Quantum Mechanix is selling replications of the pin-up art used for DC Collectibles' popular DC Comics Bombshells line... and, interesting enough, it includes artwork for a yet-to-be-unveiled Catwoman... read
Prime 1 Optimus Prime photo
Prime 1 Optimus Prime

Sideshow opens orders for Prime 1's colossal Optimus Prime statue

From their high end Second Mortgage Collection
Apr 05
Almost exactly a year ago to the day we first talked about Prime 1 Studio's Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Megatron statue (which Sideshow is currently offering for May). The big guy towered at nearly three feet tal... read
DC Collectibles photo
DC Collectibles

The joke's on us! We missed DC Collectibles' gag products for April Fools' Day

Nobody was fooled, although many were amused
Apr 02
DC Collectibles released some gag solicits as an April Fools' Day joke yesterday; fake products included an Alfred E. Neuman as Wonder Woman (a retooled Bombshells Wonder Woman with Neuman's face on it; the joke MSRP was "$12... read
DC Collectibles photo
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
Legend of Zelda photo
Legend of Zelda

Pre-orders are open for Dark Horse's Legend of Zelda Twilight Princess statues

From Twilight Princess, Link and Ganondorf are ready to be ordered
Mar 07
At NY Toy Fair, Dark Horse finally allowed us to see their statues from Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess. There were two on display, Link and Ganondorf. The Link statued looked good, but Ganondorf was just impressive. Now ... read
DC Comics photo
DC Comics

DCC to use Concept A for upcoming DC Bombshell Mera

Tomopop editor disappointed
Mar 01
The results are in: the winning Mera design is Concept A. DC Collectibles announced that Concept A beat C by a scant 34 votes but, in the immortal words of Vin Diesel, "It don't matter if you win by an inch or a mile. Winning... read
Tomopop LinkUP photo
Tomopop LinkUP

Tomopop LinkUP: Now more than ever

Less is more
Feb 27
Last November we launched Tomopop LinkUP as a rapid fire way to catch up with some of the great news that fell under the radar in the previous week. The immediate plan was to compile these news tips into a single post, but th... read
DC Comics photo
DC Comics

Salute your favorite DC Bombshells Mera design

Did you forget how to salute, sailor?
Feb 26
DC Collectibles wants you! vote for your favorite DC Comics Bombshell Mera concept illustration. While the company doesn't specify that the winning design will be made, one would imagine it may go into the final conside... read
Legend of Zelda photo
Legend of Zelda

Toy Fair 2014: Dark Horse - Legend of Zelda statues

These are proud statues for any Zelda fan
Feb 18
At SDCC this year, Dark Horse announced that they would be making figures from Legend of Zelda. If I remember correctly, they had the figures there but they weren’t allowing people to take pictures. Well, it looks... read
He-Man photo

Icon Heroes' Snake Mountain is gigantic and glorious

Looks cooler every time I see it
Jan 22
Icon Heroes might have more love for He-Man and the Masters of the Universe franchise than Mattel. After all, the company was first to give fans a new Castle Grayskull and have one-upped that by creating a gargantuan, gorgeou... read
Star Wars photo
Star Wars

Gentile Giant makes Darth Vader a real father-figure

Should be out just in time for Father's Day
Jan 20
Darth Vader probably wouldn't normally be considered the ideal parent. I mean, he doesn't exactly have a good track record with kids; his own included. But in the slice of the Star Wars universe created by Jeffrey Brown he mi... read
The Hobbit photo
The Hobbit

Thranduil is seriously judging you

He may or may not throw you to the spiders
Jan 06
In The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, the 13 dwarves and single hobbit are held captive by the elves of Mirkwood. There, we meet Thranduil, king of the elves and the father of Legolas. He's also kind of a jerk, as this figu... read
Gaming Heads Lara Croft photo
Gaming Heads Lara Croft

Gaming Heads' next line of statues is Tomb Raider

Lara Croft leads things off with a new 1/4-scale statue
Dec 18
The folks at Gaming Heads have another new line of collectibles, and this time, they're from the Tomb Raider franchise. Specifically, their newest of the new is Lara Croft as she appeared in the recent Tomb Raider "... read
Review: Lady Death II photo
Drop dead gorgeous?
Lady Death. If you don't recognize the name, you may at least recognize the face (and the rest of her). Despite lacking supporting media, and being held by lesser-known publishers, Lady Death is a surprisingly well-known (or ... read feature

Review: Steampunk Lexi photo
A simple girl from a simpler time
If science fiction, fantasy, and other popular media have taught us anything it's that our reality is boring; or, at the very least, boring when compared to the alternatives. One of the more enduring alternatives is steampunk... read feature

F4F Tanooki Mario photo
First Mario-licensed piece
Quick, which Mario power-up is the best one? Bzzt, time's up, and the answer is Tanooki Suit Mario, of course (if you answered Hammer Bros. and/or Frog Suit Mario, you were close). First 4 Figures must feel the same way I do,... read feature

Gentle Giant August stuff photo
Gentle Giant August stuff

Gentle Giant reveals their August announcements

Kenner Snowtrooper, Holiday Special Boba Fett among pieces shown off
Aug 14
Gentle Giant has sent out news on a bunch of upcoming releases, all up for pre-order now and set for 2nd quarter 2014 releases: An awesome looking statue of Yoda on Hoth (and a partner to the very beautiful Padme on Hoth sta... read
SDCC Blizzard photo
SDCC Blizzard

SDCC 2013: Blizzard

The video game giant had an array of collectibles on display!
Jul 25
Where do we begin? Blizzard is all over the place when it comes to collectibles these days! Sideshow Collectibles is a wonderful place to start. They had Arthas, Diablo and Deathwing (sculpted by Brian Fay) on display, and we... read
SDCC: CS Moore Studio photo
SDCC: CS Moore Studio

SDCC 2013: CS Moore Studio

Ladies night hits the convention floor
Jul 24
CS Moore Studio came to SDCC with more than just a Mondo-chi exclusive, Walking Dead collectibles and their usual line-up of ladies. Debuting at the show was the sculpt for the upcoming Little Minxies Aphrodite IX f... read
DCE Summer Sale photo
DCE Summer Sale

DC Entertainment Summer sale includes Cover Girls & busts

Tomopop editor tempted by sale on Batgirl
Jul 12
DC Entertainment is currently having a Summer clearance sale which includes items from DC Collectibles' DC Cover Girls line, New 52 busts, pre-N52 busts, Ame-Comi, and more. The discounts seem to range 20% to 50%, with many o... read

Family Guy's Stewie roams NYC for Under the Stars event

Made for a promo campaign, these custom Stewie statues have been made by artists unknown
Jun 11
Citizens of New York City have reported sightings of a menacing looking baby on the loose. Yes, popping up all around the city have been sculpted statues of Stewie from Family Guy. As part of a promotional campaign by PIX 11... read

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