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SDCC 2016: Mattel

Our friends over at Mattel always try to do big at these conventions and this time around is no different. They had a lot to show off at SDCC, and our own tian was there to get all the picture. So let's dive right in.

 
 
 
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C2E2 2015: Diamond Select Toys

Diamond Select Toys always brings a smorgasbord of goods to each convention covering a disparate range of properties. Of course, their comic book properties always take center stage. This time it was the Batman and Superman animated series....

 
 
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NYCC 2014: Kotobukiya up close

You probably got the gist of the Kotobukiya booth offerings by now, but why settle for the gist? Andres was able to get up close to the figures for some super-size shots. I thought I knew what we'd be seeing, but was pleasantly surprised by...

 
 
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SDCC 2014: Kotobukiya - Bishoujos

You didn't think that I'd leave out the Bishoujos, did you? Of course not, what would a Kotobukiya booth tour be without the popular line of ladies interpreted by Shunya Yamashita? It wouldn't be complete, that's what. And let me tell you, ...

 
 
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SDCC 2014: Kotobukiya - DC and Marvel

Along with the video game and anime stuff mentioned previously, Kotobukiya had a ton of comic book-related items on hand. Hey, this IS San Diego Comic Con after all. Both DC Comics and Marvel had some healthy representation, ranging from sm...

 
 
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Kotobukiya shows prototype of ARTFX Wonder Woman

At NY Toy Fair, Kotobukiya showed a picture in their display of the prototype for ARTFX Wonder Woman. Even though there was no actual figure there, it was nice to see a glimpse of the next statue in their DC line. Today on their official F...

 
 
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Toy Fair 2014: Kotobukiya

Kotobukiya is always fun to see at conventions because you never know what new stuff they’ll have. Their recently revealed DC Bishoujo Starfire was on full display, and actually looks better in person than those promo pictures. Many ...

 
 
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Tonner adds New 52 Wonder Woman to DC Stars line

Tonner, the fashionable doll company, has just added New 52 Wonder Woman to their DC Stars line. Wonder Woman joins this line with other DC women like Poison Ivy, Supergirl, Mera and Harley Quinn. Dressed in her New 52 outfit, this doll st...

 
 
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NYCC 2013: Kotobukiya

At this year's Kotobukiya booth there were lots of new figures for fans to see. These last couple of days they've been releasing teasers for new figures in their Bishoujo lines and these teasers and figures were in attendance as well. Star...

 
 
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Pre-orders open for Square Enix's Variant PAK figures

Square Enix has three figures from their Variant Play Arts Kai line open for pre-orders now. From the DC Variant PAK line comes Supergirl and Superman, and from Final Fantasy Variant PAK comes Hero of Light. It was only last week that we w...

 
 
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DC Collectibles reveals their NY Comic Con exclusives

DC Collectibles revealed today their two exclusives they'll be bringing with them to New York Comic Con. Just like their SDCC exclusive, they'll have another exclusive from the Super Best Friends Forever series; Poison Ivy. This limited PV...

 
 
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Play Imaginative opens pre-order for Jim Lee Batman

Batman sure is hot news today, so it's perfect that Play Imaginative has announced they're releasing a new exclusive Dark Knight figure. This Dark Knight will be a Super Alloy 1/6 scale collectible figure. Taken from Jim Lee's vision, this...

 
 
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Damian Wayne announced for Club Infinite Earths 2014

In a move that even the blind may have seen coming, the DCU Damian Wayne Robin from the canceled Batman Unlimited retail line has now been added to the 2014 Club Infinite Earths subscription. However, given that Club Infinite Earths is at a...

 
 
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The Flash and Batgirl join the DC Variant Play Arts Kai

They may not be at Wonder Festival but Square-Enix aren't letting their rivals steal all the spotlight as today on Facebook they unveiled two new additions to their Variant Play Arts Kai range that re-imagines popular DC Superheroes in new,...

 
 
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Wonder Festival 2013 Summer: Kotobukiya Part 3

There's still more! Kotobukiya's booth was also loaded with stuff that had been previously announced but hadn't been seen 'in the wild' before, so it's our first chance to look over some upcoming releases. For me the highlight has to be see...

 
 
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Wonder Festival 2013 Summer: Kotobukiya Part 2

But wait, there's more! Kotobukiya bought so much stuff just one post can't handle it, so let's crack on. We've now got much better shots of the triple tag-team of Marik Ishtars, Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere's Tomo Asana and Colette Bru...

 
 
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SDCC 2013: Sideshow Collectibles

Sideshow Collectibles' display of high detailed statues and figures at SDCC came from comics, movies and some original work. There were many Star Wars figures and statues like Darth Malgus, Snowtrooper, Chewbacca, Darth Maul and Obi Wan Ke...

 
 
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SDCC 2013: Square Enix

Square Enix's booth had a lot of new surprises this year. At their booth, they had plenty of new and upcoming figures likes PAK DC Variant figures of Wonder Woman, Batman, Batgirl, Green Lantern and The Flash. There were also unpainted vers...

 
 
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SDCC 2013: S.H. Figuarts Injustice: Gods Among Us

[Update: Tamashii Nations has a poll up right now to take suggestions for the line!] Jumping on the unexpected licenses was the announcement of the release of S.H. Figuarts for the game Injustice: Gods Among Us. While there were no figures ...

 
 
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Sideshow adds Harley Quinn to sixth scale figure line

Just like the Joker, Thor, and Indiana Jones, Harley Quinn is joining Sideshow Collectibles 1/6 scale line of highly detailed figures. Standing at over 11 inches tall, Harley is dressed in a fabric bodysuit, fitted corset and her jester tig...

 
 
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Shunya draws up sketch for Bishoujo Armored Wonder Woman

The DC Bishoujo line has had its share of great entries. The original release of Wonder Woman was certainly among them, but Shunya is coming back with another version of the Amazon. In his newest sketch, he depicts what they've titled as "A...

 
 
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Pre-orders open for SDCC exclusive Bishoujo Harley Quinn

It seems that a lot of you like what Koto had made for those attending SDCC. The new maskless version of DC Bishoujo Harley Quinn came out to a good reception and there's better news today. As of now, pre-orders for the lady of Mr. J's life...

 
 
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[Update] Koto's SDCC-exclusive Bishoujo Harley Quinn

[Update] Kotobukiya has stated that a limited amount will be sold on their online store starting on Monday, July 1st at 10 a.m. PST (1 p.m. EST). They will ship 2-3 weeks following SDCC. We've already featured a lot of SDCC exclusives, but ...

 
 
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Kotobukiya whets appetites with New 52 Shazam teaser

Kotobukiya has teased an upcoming DC Comics ARTFX or ArtFX+ New 52 Shazam. The image, which shows the character's iconic lightning bolt logo, is accompanied by the caption, "By speaking my name you can become the strongest and mightiest man...

 
 
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NaNaNaNa, vote in Matty's Batarang poll

Matty Collector has opened a poll to judge fan interest in a Batarang collectible. The three question poll asks fans what price they would expect to pay for a collector-quality Batarang, a material they would expect it to be made from, and ...

 
 
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MadXcollectoR commissions New 52 Joker head

As if the Joker wasn't crazy enough before, in the New 52 he reached new heights of absolute insanity. The way he looked helped complete his transformation from crazy to frighteningly crazy. Commissioned by MadXcollectoR, this custom Joker ...

 
 
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Discounted Matty Collector items? Your lucky day!

It's not fair. I remember scrambling to buy most of the figures Big Bad Toy Store just listed in their amazing close-out sale for full price back when Matty Collector was selling them. In a good many cases, BBTS is selling these coveted out...

 
 
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Tomopop Review: Funko's Mystery Mini N52 Batman Domo

A large part of collecting, like any hobby, is excitement. Excitement need not be limited to big ticket, high-end items, as a certain amount of joy can be obtained even from the simpler, smaller things, like the excitement found in opening ...

 
 
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Superman, Man of Super Alloy, is available for pre-order

Play Imaginative's Super Alloy 1/6 Scale New 52 Justice League Superman is now available for pre-order. Superman was previously announced as being part of Play Imaginative's upcoming New 52 Justice League Super Alloy selections (along with ...

 
 
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Go retro with Retro Batman wave 2

Figures Toy Company's second series of Mego Batman replications is currently available for pre-order.  The series consists of Penguin, Catwoman, Bruce Wayne, and Dick Grayson. Once again, FTC has seemingly done stellar work recreating ...

 
 
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Deathstroke takes on Kotobukiya's DC ARTFX line

Kotobukiya has uploaded a photo gallery for its upcoming 1/6 scale DC ARTFX New 52 Deathstroke statue. The statue will stand nearly 12-inches tall and features a removable faceplate held in place by the power of magnetism. Deathstroke, a na...

 
 
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Play Arts Kai Man of Steel Jor-El and Faora prototypes

Toyark has reported that prototypes for a Play Arts Kai Jor-El and Faora, both from the upcoming Man of Steel, a Hollywood Collectors Convention in Tokyo earlier this month. And, thanks to Hobbylog, we have photos of said prototypes. Admitt...

 
 
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Matty Collector's May 2013 sale starts in 24 hours

Matty Collector's May sale begins Wednesday, with club members' early access just now starting. The May sale (which features a US$4 off the cost of shipping promotion) features the following: The "Wally West" Flash (DCU) ~ US$22 Silk Spect...

 
 
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Expect DC Bombshells Harley Quinn pre-orders to blow up

Among DC Collectibles' upcoming releases photo gallery was an image of a DC Comics: Bombshells Harley Quinn. The Bombshells line, which also includes Harley's BFF Poison Ivy, is a tasteful (mildly provocative?) line of statues which emulate...

 
 
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DCC's Injustice Catwoman revealed

An image of Doomsday's 2-pack partner (or opponent?), Catwoman, has appeared on DC Collectibles' Facebook page. This 3.75-inch Injustice: Gods Among Us set has already been listed for pre-order. Like a few of DC Collectibles' previously sho...

 
 
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Not the end of the world, just DCC's Injustice Doomsday

DC Collectibles has unveiled its upcoming 3.75-inch Injustice: Gods Among Us Doomsday. Doomsday, who was one of the final characters announced for the game, may be best remembered for "killing" Superman in the controversial 1992 Death of Su...

 
 
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Pre-order Square-Enix's Variant DC heroes

This isn't the first time we've seen Square's Play Arts Kai range tackle the heroes of the DC Universe, but now there's a cool and unusual twist to be had. Instead of working off of existing interpretations, DC has allowed Square'...

 
 
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Matty Collector's SDCC 2013 exclusives revealed thus far

Matty Collector has unveiled a handful of SDCC 2013 exclusives with more still yet to come. So far we've seen images of a DCU New 52 Shazam, a Masters of the Universe Classics Rokkon & Stonedar 2-pack, a Hot Wheels Battlestar Galactica ...

 
 
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C2E2 2013: Kotobukiya

Kotobukiya was in full force at C2E2, and while they didn't have anything exclusive for the event, they still brought along their big releases for the upcoming months. In full display were ArtFX's DC New 52 line that included Superman, Bat...

 
 


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Tomopop DC Bishoujo Wonder Girl by Kotobukiya"The power of Zeus compels you"

 

Tomopop Cu-poche Friends Alice by Kotobukiya"Going down the Cu-poche rabbit hole"

 

Tomopop Nendoroid Shoukaku & Zuikaku by Good Smile Company"The pride of the 5th Carrier Division!"

 

Tomopop Kagamine Rin Tony Ver. by Max Factory"Pop stars aren't usually this cute"

 

Tomopop Velvet with Cornelius by Alter"A homeless princess and a Tiny Toon"

 

Tomopop Parfom Labrys by Phat Company"Class president or killer robot?"

 

Tomopop SDCC Exclusive Transformers Combiner Hunters"Walk quietly and carry a massive sword"

 

Tomopop Titanfall Stryder by Threezero"The craziest thing I've ever reviewed?"

 

Tomopop Kotobukiya's ARTFX J Cardcaptor Sakura"Nice to see you, good to meet you"

 

Tomopop Transformers Combiner Wars Quickslinger"He may have a new name, but Slingshot is back!"

 

Tomopop Super Action Noriaki Kakyoin Second"Anyone have cherries for this handsome man?"

 

Tomopop Eye Think, Inc.'s BusyBody"A fun animation tool at the tip of your fingers"

 

Tomopop Threezero's RWBY Ruby Rose"Red like roses (and just as sharp)"

 
 
 
 
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