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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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 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
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
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
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 Collectibles wants you! ...to 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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