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6:30 AM on 03.17.2014

Good Smile Company announces it's delaying (almost) everything

OK, not quite everything but man, there are a LOT of delays this month. In fact, there are so many delays that GSC took the rare step of not bundling the announcement in with its upcoming release schedule. Instead, we go...

Martin Siggers


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2:00 PM on 02.24.2014

Good Smile's here to drop some more delays

By now the regular Good Smile Company delay post is a warm familiar friend. OK, that's a lie. It's still a crushing disappointment, but at least Good Smile is prompt and consistent about notifying us when our eagerly awaited ...

Martin Siggers

11:30 PM on 02.20.2014

Toy Fair 2014: ThreeA

ThreeA showed up at Toy Fair this year in style, and were definitely ready to show off their licensed products. Their Iron Man was in tow ... but they also brought a new Marvel friend with them, Doctor Doom. I know some folks...

Brian Szabelski

8:00 AM on 01.14.2014

Threezero shows glimpse of The Walking Dead Merle figure

After announcing that Threezero would be collaborating with AMC to create a The Walking Dead line, the wait was on to see what they would do. The only figures we knew would be made for sure were Michonne’s pet zombies....

Vanessa Cubillo



Tomopop Review: ThreeZero Toys - Michonne's Pets photo
Tomopop Review: ThreeZero Toys - Michonne's Pets
by Andres Cerrato

If you've watched The Walking Dead, you have your favorite characters. When ThreeZero, a subsidiary label of ThreeA, announced its acquisition of the license for The Walking Dead, you had in your minds visions of Rick, mostly likely Daryl, and who I want to see, Herschel. As part of the first installment of the series, we got not one but two figures. It's not the Dixon Brothers but instead Michonne's pair of zombie pets. 

It's an interesting choice for a scale figure release, especially considering the characters have no arms. ThreeZero looks to impress with a pair of highly detailed zombies. Find out if they did in today's sample review of ThreeZero's Michonne's Pets.

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5:30 PM on 01.06.2014

ThreeA lands Transformers license

Thanks to a seemingly offhanded comment made in a recent interview on the World of ThreeA production blog, Ashley Wood says that upcoming licensed projects include Transformers and Micronauts. That's really the entirety of th...

Jeremy Emerje Crocker

8:30 PM on 01.05.2014

3A Toys' next Team Fortress 2 robot is the Pyro

Last year, 3A acquired the license to produce figures from a variety of Valve franchises, most notably Team Fortress 2. The Heavy was the first to see the light, with Pyro joining him at SDCC last July. Half a year later, we ...

Andres Cerrato

2:45 PM on 12.23.2013

ThreeA opens up pre-sales for its Metal Gear Ray

Well, that came out of left field. A Metal Gear Ray from Kotobukiya was previewed last week, but when you want something just as large as its pricetag, there's only one company that can handle Metal Gear Ray. Just in time to ...

Andres Cerrato

5:00 PM on 12.16.2013

Good Smile unleashes a torrent of further delays

We should have known it was too good to be true. When Good Smile Company announced a very slim roster of delays just a few days ago, it looked like the company was on track for a remarkably punctual December. Turns out not so...

Martin Siggers



Tomopop LinkUP: The Girls und Painter edition photo
Tomopop LinkUP: The Girls und Painter edition
by Jeremy Emerje Crocker

Hello and welcome back to another round of Tomopop LinkUP! December 12 is observed as 'National Ding-A-Ling Day', a day set aside to watch out for crazy people. I couldn't say why, but doesn't that also mean it's a good day to act crazy? I don't see why not! After all there's a very fine line between genius and insanity and it probably takes a good amount of both to make it in the figure world. 

This week we're looking at some brilliantly warped works from a number of designers and customizers as well as a number of great looking ladies along with a few other things. 

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1:00 PM on 12.10.2013

Squink! offers up new customs for the holidays

Squink! has some new custom figures ready for those with designer collectors on their shopping lists, and four are releasing this week. First up is the Syka 1 custom Bambaboss, which will be in Squink!'s shop on Wednesday, De...

Brian Szabelski





Tomopop Review: 3A Real Steel Noisy Boy photo
Tomopop Review: 3A Real Steel Noisy Boy
by Jeremy Emerje Crocker

Real Steel was one of those big Hollywood movies that a lot people seem to pretend not to like for some reason, but when a movie takes home more than double its budget at the box office that kinda speaks for itself. Another sign that Real Steel was a hit is a certain toy company still making figures from the movie. These run for over US$300 each, and when 3A puts an exclusive version on their official Bambaland store it sells out in minutes - That's the kind of dedication Real Steel gets from its fans. 

I loved Real Steel, I love 3A, and I love big robot figures so I couldn't wait to review this massive bot. What I didn't love was how many things broke on the super expensive robot figure. Is it beyond repair? Is it salvageable? Read on to find out!

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