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Are you pre-roaring yet?
Matty Collector has updated its Club Third Earth listing with additional images and details, including images of Panthro and Pumyra. When Matty first showed off the line, the first figures we saw were Lion-O, Jackalman, and M...

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A fantastic trio
Marvel.com and the Disney Store (both web and retail) will be carrying three exclusive Marvel Select Avengers! The roster consists of Avenging Captain America, Black Panther, and a re-released/second run Winter Soldier, all o...

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Some well-known faces
While Funko's Best of Anime Series 1 Mystery Minis looked pretty good, I have to confess that I was a little disappointed that the shows represented weren't ones that I'd ever watched. Thankfully, however, Funko's Best of Ani...

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Or whimper about the scaled-back roster
Subscriptions are currently open for Matty Collector's Club Third Earth, a ThunderCats-themed club. The club will feature 4 regular figures (Lion-O, Jackalman, Pumyra, and Panthro) along with a club exclusive Mumm-Ra for US$3...


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Shelves willl be turning into a real zoo
Funko recently released images of its Pop!s and Mystery Minis based on the upcoming Disney animated film Zootopia. Future fans may recognize (from the trailer) Flash the sloth, Judy Hopps, and Nick Wilde who will appear both as Pop!s and in the Mystery Mini assortment. Zootopia won't be hitting theaters until March, but you may see these figures as early as February.

Diamond's top 100 best-selling toys for 2015

Jan 08 // Scarecroodle
Top 100 Toys Based on Total Retail Dollar Sales of Products Invoiced in Calendar Year 2015 DOLLARRANK ITEMCODE DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR 1 MAR101468 MARVEL SELECT DEADPOOL AF $24.99 DST 2 APR150335 BATMAN ANIMATED SERIES BATMOBILE $99.95 DC 3 AUG140385 JOKER AND HARLEY QUINN STATUE $249.95 DC 4 JUN132070 LOZ SKYWARD SWORD LINK FIGMA AF $51.00 GOO 5 SEP140356 BATMAN ARKHAM KNIGHT BATMAN AF $24.95 DC 6 MAY150291 DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS JOKER & HARLEY QUINN STATUE $249.95 DC 7 NOV138235 DC COMICS NEW 52 JUSTICE LEAGUE AF 7 PK BOX SET $99.95 DC 8 MAY152430 HALO MJOLNIR MARK V & MARK VI DX ARTFX+ STATUE 2PK $139.99 KOT 9 MAY142613 LOZ WIND WAKER LINK NENDOROID $49.99 GOO 10 MAR158227 BATMAN ARKHAM KNIGHT PLAY ARTS KAI HARLEY QUINN $99.99 SQU 11 SEP140355 BATMAN ARKHAM KNIGHT ARKHAM KNIGHT AF $24.95 DC 12 SEP140357 BATMAN ARKHAM KNIGHT HARLEY QUINN AF $24.95 DC 13 SEP148110 GOTG ELECTRONIC DANCING BABY GROOT 8PC DISP $109.20 KID 14 OCT140412 ARROW TV DEATHSTROKE AF $24.95 DC 15 OCT140411 ARROW TV ACTION FIGURE $24.95 DC 16 OCT140413 FLASH TV ACTION FIGURE $24.95 DC 17 SEP142328 MARVEL NOW DEADPOOL ARTFX+ STATUE $59.99 KOT 18 AUG140386 DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS HAWKGIRL STATUE $124.95 DC 19 APR150342 DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS CATWOMAN STATUE $124.95 DC 20 MAY152428 SW SNOWTROOPER ARTFX+ STATUE 2PK $84.99 KOT 21 JAN158085 SDCC 2015 JIM LEE BATMAN EXCLUSIVE AF $24.00 DC 22 MAR150321 ARKHAM BATMAN AF 5 PK $84.95 DC 23 SEP140358 BATMAN ARKHAM KNIGHT SCARECROW AF $24.95 DC 24 MAR150325 DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS BATWOMAN STATUE $124.95 DC 25 JUL148029 MARVEL NOW DEADPOOL PX ARTFX+ STATUE XF VER $59.99 KOT 26 MAR152213 AVENGERS AGE OF ULTRON HULKBUSTER IRON MAN ARTFX+ STATUE $199.99 KOT 27 JUL140292 BATMAN ANIMATED SERIES JOKER AF $24.95 DC 28 DEC140430 DC COMICS COVER GIRLS HARLEY QUINN STATUE $99.95 DC 29 NOV140359 BATMAN ARKHAM CITY CLAYFACE DLX AF $99.95 DC 30 MAY150284 BATMAN ARKHAM KNIGHT RED HOOD STATUE $124.95 DC 31 DEC140434 DC COMICS NEW 52 HARLEY QUINN AF $24.95 DC 32 JUL142220 DC COMICS WONDER WOMAN ARTFX STATUE $119.99 KOT 33 MAY150294 BATMAN BLACK & WHITE HARLEY QUINN STATUE BY DINI $79.95 DC 34 JUN150335 BATMAN ANIMATED SERIES HARLEY QUINN AF $24.95 DC 35 JUL140295 BATMAN ARKHAM ORIGINS ACTION FIGURE 4 PACK $59.95 DC 36 DEC074356 MARVEL SELECT INCREDIBLE HULK AF $24.99 DST 37 JUN150336 BATMAN ANIMATED SERIES BATMAN AF $24.95 DC 38 MAR158235 MARVEL UNIVERSE VARIANT PLAY ARTS KAI SPIDER-MAN AF $120.00 SQU 39 APR150346 GOTHAM CITY GARAGE HARLEY QUINN STATUE $349.95 DC 40 MAY150286 DC ICONS BATMAN LAST RIGHTS AF $24.95 DC 41 MAR150322 FLASH TV STATUE $129.95 DC 42 APR148224 DARK KNIGHT JOKER PX MAF EX $49.99 MED 43 FEB150303 BATMAN BLACK & WHITE STATUE BATGIRL BY BABS TARR $79.95 DC 44 JUN150332 ALEX ROSS JUSTICE LEAGUE AF 6 PK $94.95 DC 45 JUL140291 BATMAN ANIMATED SERIES ROBIN AF $24.95 DC 46 APR148369 BTTF TIME MACHINE MARK I CAR $60.00 DST 47 AUG148399 DC COMICS VARIANT PLAY ARTS KAI HARLEY QUINN AF $99.99 SQU 48 AUG148400 DC COMICS VARIANT PLAY ARTS KAI JOKER AF $99.99 SQU 49 JAN150421 DC COMICS COVER GIRLS WONDER WOMAN STATUE $99.95 DC 50 JUN140317 BATMAN 75TH ANNIVERSARY ACTION FIGURE 4 PACK SET 2 $75.00 DC 51 SEP140354 BATMAN ARKHAM KNIGHT BATMAN STATUE $124.95 DC 52 MAR130316 DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS WONDER WOMAN STATUE $124.95 DC 53 MAR158226 BATMAN ARKHAM KNIGHT PLAY ARTS KAI ARKHAM KNIGHT $99.99 SQU 54 DEC140437 DC COMICS NEW 52 THE JOKER AF $24.95 DC 55 FEB150301 DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS LOIS LANE STATUE $124.95 DC 56 JUN150343 BATMAN ARKHAM KNIGHT CATWOMAN AF $24.95 DC 57 JUN150341 BATMAN ARKHAM KNIGHT NIGHTWING AF $24.95 DC 58 MAY140428 DC COMICS DESIGNER SER 2 CAPULLO DLX BATMAN THRASHER AF $39.95 DC 59 MAR140312 ARKHAM ASYLUM JOKER HARLEY BATMAN SCARECROW AF 4 PK $59.95 DC 60 JUN150342 BATMAN ARKHAM KNIGHT ROBIN AF $24.95 DC 61 JUN150340 DC COMICS BATGIRL STATUE $124.95 DC 62 MAY052331 MARVEL SELECT THANOS AF $24.99 DST 63 MAR088262 MARVEL SELECT RED HULK AF $24.99 DST 64 JUL150355 BATMAN ANIMATED SERIES MASK OF THE PHANTASM AF 2 PK $45.00 DC 65 JUN150337 BATMAN ANIMATED SERIES BATGIRL AF $24.95 DC 66 DEC148331 MARVEL COMICS VARIANT PLAY ARTS KAI IRON MAN AF $120.00 SQU 67 NOV140352 DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS MERA STATUE $124.95 DC 68 AUG120309 DARK KNIGHT RETURNS SUPERMAN VS BATMAN STATUE $324.95 DC 69 MAY152171 GOTHAM SELECT AF ASST $149.94 DST 70 JUN148372 DC COMICS VARIANT PLAY ARTS KAI HAWKMAN AF $120.00 SQU 71 MAY130275 DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS POISON IVY STATUE $124.95 DC 72 JUN150350 DC COMICS COVER GIRLS CATWOMAN STATUE $99.95 DC 73 NOV142179 MARVEL SELECT CARNAGE AF $24.99 DST 74 OCT142189 MARVEL SELECT CABLE AF $24.99 DST 75 APR140323 ARKHAM CITY AF 4 PK HARLEY BATMAN NIGHTWING ROBIN $59.95 DC 76 JUN130307 BATMAN ARKHAM ORIGINS SER 1 BATMAN AF $24.95 DC 77 APR148308 SOFT SPOTS PORTABLE PUPPY PLAYSET $17.99 ACT 78 MAR152070 MARVEL SELECT ZOMBIE SABRETOOTH AF $24.99 DST 79 NOV140358 DC COMICS NEW 52 NIGHTWING AF $24.95 DC 80 MAR140302 BATMAN BLACK & WHITE HARLEY QUINN 2ND ED STATUE $79.95 DC 81 FEB152166 MARVEL SELECT AVENGERS 2 BLACK WIDOW AF $24.99 DST 82 JUL148256 POP GOTG DANCING GROOT VINYL FIG $10.99 FUN 83 FEB148328 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 SPIDER-MAN PX MAF EX DX $88.00 MED 84 MAY152177 MARVEL SELECT DR STRANGE AF $24.99 DST 85 FEB152167 MARVEL SELECT ANT-MAN MOVIE AF $24.99 DST 86 JAN152175 MARVEL SELECT AVENGERS 2 THOR AF $24.99 DST 87 MAY150300 ARKHAM CITY VILLAIN AF 3 PK HARLEY SHIVA ELECTROCUTIONER $69.95 DC 88 SEP142327 DC COMICS BATWOMAN BISHOUJO STATUE $69.99 KOT 89 JUN101512 MARVEL SELECT JUGGERNAUT AF $24.99 DST 90 NOV142339 MAXIMUM CARNAGE FINE ART STATUE $219.99 KOT 91 JAN148306 POP HEROES DEATHSTROKE PX VINYL FIG METALLIC $11.99 FUN 92 FEB152360 DC COMICS ZATANNA BISHOUJO STATUE $69.99 KOT 93 MAR130317 DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS SUPERGIRL STATUE $124.95 DC 94 APR148312 SOFT SPOTS VALUE PACK $11.99 ACT 95 MAR121603 MARVEL SELECT ULTRON AF $24.99 DST 96 DEC142218 MARVEL SELECT AVENGERS 2 HULK AF $24.99 DST 97 AUG142465 MARVEL WOLVERINE DANGER ROOM SESSIONS STATUE $219.99 KOT 98 AUG142464 MARVEL JUBILEE BISHOUJO STATUE $69.99 KOT 99 FEB152176 AVENGERS 6IN INFINITE LEGENDS AF ASST 201501 $126.00 HAS 100 DEC140431 BATMAN BLACK & WHITE STATUE BY MIKE MIGNOLA $79.95 DC
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Best of the bestselling
Diamond Comic Distributors recently released (via ToyNewschest) a list of its top 100 best-selling collectibles for 2015. Surprisingly (or perhaps unsurprisingly?), it's topped by an old favorite: DST's Marvel Select Deadpool...

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Something ultra for your shelves
Gecco Corp recently released images of its upcoming 1/6-scale Ultraman, now also available for pre-order. The statue will feature interchangeable arms with a Spacium Blade, an interchangeable unmasked head, and glowing LED el...

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Uncharted

Nathan Drake charts way into Funko's Pop! line


Greatness from small figure lines
Jan 07
// Scarecroodle
Nathan Drake, the star of Sony's Uncharted video game series, has found his way into Funko's Pop! line and is currently available for pre-order. The figure is based on Nate's appearance in the upcoming Uncharted 4: Thief's En...
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His lightsaber has BAMF written on it
Pre-orders recently opened for Bandai's S.H. Figuarts Mace Windu. Star Wars fans may recall that jedi master Mace Windu -- played by Samuel L. Jackson -- as one of the few great things about the prequel trilogy. Despite only ...

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A whole lot of want
Diamond Select Toys recently announced that a slew of coveted collectibles -- including a Femme Fatales Lady Thor, Batman: The Animated Series Bane bust, new X-Files figures, and Ghostbusters Select figures -- are now availab...

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Looking to be a good year
Happy New Year! Diamond Select Toys recently announced that a slew of its incredible collectibles would get 2016 off to a great start. The new items (available at a comic shop near you!) include a Batman: The Animated Series ...

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I know I'd love a wolfman for Christmas
Looking for some last minute shelf-stuffers? Diamond Select Toys has tossed its hat in that arena with an array of cool collectibles for either yourself or that special collector in your life. The DST Holiday Gift Guide inclu...

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Too scary for my shelves
Funko has released news and images for an incredibly wide array of collectibles for the frighteningly popular survival horror video game series Five Nights at Freddy's. And they've even released a trailer for them! The select...

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Or an exciting summer, anyway
Diamond Select Toys recently released images and details for its upcoming Summer 2016 collectibles. The list includes a Femme Fatales Captain Marvel, Femme Fatales Sally, Batman banks, and more. Out of the new items, I'm most...

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Bluefin

Bluefin expands distribution by partnering with more retailers


Now available at even more locations!
Dec 08
// Scarecroodle
Bluefin Distribution today announced that it has "significantly" expanded its retail channel network through new retail distribution partnerships with Books-A-Million, Inc., Trans World Entertainment Corp. (which includes its...
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Royalty and less-than-royal escorts
What's a princess without her crew? Funko recently unveiled images of its upcoming Disney Princess Mystery Minis, which features many of the iconic Disney Princesses alongside their animal (or other) supporting characters. Th...

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Buy now, regret spending too much later
Have you bought a Castle Grayskull yet? No? Good thing you waited, because you can now get it for US$150 ***WITH*** free shipping! (The only way you could beat those savings would be at a Big Lots!). The savings train doesn't...

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White is the new black and gray
PREVIEWS has announced pre-orders for an exclusive version of Kotobukiya’s MARVEL NOW ArtFX+ Magneto statue in an all-white costume. The figure is a re-deco of the black/gray ArtFX+ Magneto (currently available for pre-...

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Probably for the best
Were you ever confused by Vinyl Sugar and how it related to Funko? That won't be a problem for much longer, as Funko has decided to discontinue using the name "Vinyl Sugar" for the brand and will just be promoting the brand's...

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He knows you've been naughty
Warpo is bringing the seasons greetings with a Kickstarter for a Krampus plush! It even includes a 80s/90s-themed toy commercial! The Krampus is a formerly obscure mythological counterpart to Saint Nicholas (ie, Santa Claus) ...

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That which quacks cannot eternal lie
Do you like ducks? How about Cthulhu? Douglas Prince combines the best of both worlds with Dthulhu, a "rubber duck" version of Cthulhu and it's available through an IndieGoGo campaign. Whether in the tub or on the shelf, Dthu...

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Battle Beasts is back, baby! (kinda)
Good news and great news: Diamond Select Toys has released images & details for 20 of the collectibles on display at NYCC... and it includes some Battle Beasts! Regular readers may recall my borderline obsession with DST'...

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Halloween is just 10 days away!
Just a day after a director confirmed that yes, Nightmare Before Christmas is a Halloween movie*, Diamond Select Toys' Zach Oat has put together a video showcasing the new Nightmare Before Christmas Minimates. The video expla...

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Did you fork over some green?
For anybody curious about the newly released Femme Fatale Poison Ivy's packaging, DST recently-ish posted some box shots. The packaging features the same basic box design as previous entries (such as Lady Death II (reviewed))...

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An October to remember
Diamond Select Toys has announced that its latest batch of collectibles just arriving at retail includes the Femme Fatales Poison Ivy,  zombie versions of the Minimate Jay & Silent Bob, Gotham Select figures, and mor...

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Looking as good as the new film?
Back on Force Friday, Star Wars once again entered retailers in a big way as Hasbro brought back Micro Machines, the Titanium Series, and more. That momentum will be continuing as the company showed off far more items in its ...

Pop! Voltron is a thing

Oct 14 // Scarecroodle
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A thing that I badly want
Funko has released a new image for its upcoming Pop! Voltron, which is due out this December. If you lived in the 80s, you'll probably recall Voltron as being the giant robot "star" of Voltron: Defender of the Universe, a pop...

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Yet another toymaker jumps into TMNT
Say whaaaaaaa? Bandai may have just shocked the world (just a little) by adding the classic cartoon versions of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to the S.H. Figuarts line. Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael, and Michelangelo were s...

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A Link between GSC and my wallet
A Link Between Worlds (reviewed) has very quickly joined the list of my favorite Legend of Zelda games and, as such, I was happy to learn that he'd join the figma line... and even happier to see a photo of an unpainted protot...

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Hurrah!
NYCC is barely underway but I've already found some of Funko's NYCC exclusives at my local Hot Topic. When stopping at the mall, I was surprised to see Funko's Pop! Iron Throne, Pop! Patina-deco Cthulhu, and Pop! Skeleton Jac...

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Somewhat overdue?
Kotobukiya has unveiled Shunya's artwork for the DC Comics Bishoujo Harley Quinn version 2, based on the character's more risque New-52 appearance. The Clown Princess of Crime is depicted with a version of her iconic mallet s...

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Sure knows how to swing
Kotobukiya has unveiled Shunya's artwork for a Marvel Bishoujo Spider-Gwen (aka the Spider-Woman of Earth-65). Gwen is depicted in a pretty neat -- albeit a little confusing -- action pose where she seems to be readying to we...

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Will you hack your way through lines?
Do you like the look of Diamond Select Toys' Femme Fatales Cassie Hack? If you liked the sculpt but not the colors (or simply want an extra version), you're in luck: Action Figure Xpress will be selling an exclusive version o...

Who will sit on the Pop! Iron Throne? A look at Funko's NYCC exclusives

Oct 06 // Scarecroodle
Dorbz XL: Batman Arkham Asylum - Detective Mode Dorbz: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Black & White 4-Pack Hikari: My Little Pony - Glitter Color Storm Rainbow Dash Hikari: Star Wars - Clear Glitter Boba Fett Hikari: Star Wars - Platinum Greedo Hikari: Star Wars - Starfield Bossk Marvel Dorbz: Stealth Armor Iron Man Marvel Dorbz: Thunderbolt Punisher Pop! Books: Patina Cthulhu Pop! Disney - Cars: Mint Condition Mater Pop! Disney: Jack with Vampire Teddy Pop! Games: Fallout - Power Armor (Unmasked) Pop! Games: God of War - Poseidon's Rage Kratos Pop! Hanna Barbera: Series 2 - Ricochet Rabbit Pink Pop! Hanna Barbera: Series 2 - Ricochet Rabbit Yellow Pop! Movies: Despicable Me 2 - Glow Hula Minion Pop! Movies: Penguins of Madagascar - Rico w Mallet Pop! Rides: Deadpool's Red Chimichanga Truck Pop! Star Wars: Chrome TIE Fighter Pilot Pop! Tees: Freddy Funko - Freddyzilla NY Pop! Tees: Stan Lee - Stan on Empire State Building Pop! TV: Battlestar Classic - Commander Cylon Pop! TV: Bravest Warrior - Catbug Orange Glow Pop! TV: Doctor Who - Tenth Doctor in Spacesuit Pop! TV: Futurama - Alternate Universe Fry & Leela 2 Pack Pop! TV: Sesame Street - Flocked Cookie Monster Pop!: Stan Lee - Superhero ReAction: Terminator 2 - T1000 Frozen Patrolman ReAction: Universal Monsters - Black & White Creature from the Black Lagoon ReAction: Universal Monsters - Black & White Frankenstein ReAction: Universal Monsters - Black & White The Wolf Man Vinyl Idolz Shaun of the Dead - Bloody Shaun Vinyl Idolz: Shaun of the Dead - Bloody Alive Ed Vinyl Idolz: The Walking Dead - Bloody Daryl
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The real battlefield is the lines
NYCC starts later this week and, while Tomopop won't be making it to the show this year, it doesn't stop us from being excited over this year's exclusives which are nothing short of incredible. Most of the exclusives were sho...

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Did you need more reason to attend NYCC?
Diamond Select Toys has announced its NYCC 2015 plans which include two panels, awesome exclusives, and FREEBIES! The first item that will be on sale at DST's booth (#1644) is an exclusive is a black & white "Almost Got '...

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Ready for open-world adventure
Funko has released images of its upcoming Fallout 3 and Skyrim Legacy Collection figures. The Fallout 3 offerings consist of a generic white male version of the Lone Wanderer and an individual in Power Armor (so either Brothe...

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Spooky cool
As we draw nearer to Halloween, Diamond Select Toys has quite a few spooky(ish) items that will be showing up at retail this week. The selection includes the Femme Fatales Cassie Hack (Hack/Slash), a Ghostbusters Slimer pizza...

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What, don't you have a Halloween tree?
Looking for some coffin-stuffers? Funko has a new series of Nightmare Before Christmas Mystery Minis on the way as well as a Pocket Pop! Vampire Teddy. This marks the second NBC Mystery Minis series we've seen. The new figure...

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A good-looking week
Diamond Select Toys' latest batch of collectibles may be in your local comic book or specialty store right now. The assortment includes the awesome new Femme Fatales Supergirl (based on her DCAU appearance), the Nightmare Bef...

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Oh, the horror! And the anime!
Funko has released photos of its upcoming Horror Classics Series 2 and Best of Anime Mystery Minis. This new Horror Classics Series is a long-awaited follow-up to Series 1 which graced collectors' shelves around 2 years ago. ...


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