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10:00 PM on 02.20.2014

Toy Fair 2014: Mezco

Mezco's offerings at Toy Fair 2014 catered more towards the toy collector who favors dark, grisly entertainment. We are talking about the drug-cooking characters of Breaking Bad, those motorcycle dudes in Sons of Anarchy, and...

Natalie Kipper


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8:00 AM on 10.14.2013

NYCC 2013: Mezco

Check out the gallery below for some shots that Andres grabbed from Mezco's booth, featuring: Loads of Axe Cop Living Dead Dolls mini vinyl figures Chucky and Bride dolls, plush Breaking Bad bobble heads, plush, and more Cre...

Kristina Pino



NYCC exclusives round-up: Comics toys photo
NYCC exclusives round-up: Comics toys
by Kristina Pino

[update: added more entries!]

Obviously, with an event titled "New York Comic Con," there are sure to be plenty of comics-related toys to look forward to. Check out the gallery for pictures of the following exclusives (plus a few extras from horror or TV that snuck in):

  • 1966 Batman & Robin 2-Pack (6-inch) at A.H. Collectibles, Booth 3058
  • Rocket Racoon Plush (US$34.99, bundled with Skottie Young lithograph), zombie Magneto bust by Gentle Giant (limit: 300, US$99), Iron Man statues by Beast Kingdom (US$80, choice of Mk.s V, VI, 42, and War Machine), available at Marvel's booth (#1354, Marvel blog)
  • Dr. Evil variant figure (limit: 350) by Captain Action Enterprises, Booth 226
  • Funko Pop! Metallic Harley Quinn, White and Gold Phoenix (reviewed) at Conquest Comics, Booth 3004
  • Funko Pop! Stan Lee convention exclusive at Booth 1274, limited to 1,000 pieces
  • Funko Pop! Stan "The Man" Lee (limit 1,000) at Crazy Cat Collectibles, Booth 1555
  • Funko Pop! Metallic Batman Beyond, Nightwing (and Metallic Nightwing) at Fugitive Toys, booth 410
  • Marvel Pop! Unmasked Wolverine bobble head, limited to 1,500 pieces (buy), bundled with a GID ver. (limit 500 - buy) at Toytastik, Booth 2544
  • Hal Jordan and Saint Walker 3.75-inch 2-pack (limit 3,000 - US$29.95), and Poison Ivy (Super Best Friends Forever, limit 2,500, US$24.95) at DC Comics Boutique, Booth 755
  • Cheetara 14-inch with 5-inch Snarf 2-pack, Walter White (Breaking Bad) in green hazmat suit, 9-inch Creature from the Black Lagoon green and b/w variants, Man of Steel Metz-Itz 3-pack, Axe Cop Wexter plush, and Metz-Itz 1966 Batman and Robin with Batmobile, at Mezco, Booth 1855
  • Femme Fatales Kabuki (unmasked, US$45) by Diamond Select Toys, Booth 2036
  • Play Arts Kai Man of Steel (Black ver.), US$79.99 by Square Enix, Booth 1704 (pre-order)
  • Outer Space Men "White Star Edition" by Four Horsemen at Onell Design, Booth 102
  • Kotobukiya's ArtFX+ R2Q5 at Booth 1654
  • Toy Tokyo exclusive Funko Pop! 66 Batmobile with Batman, blue ver. at Booth 3303

There doesn't seem to be enough crossover for there to be confusion as to what is what, so do skip on over to the gallery and have a gander at all of these toys. Scarecroodle also notes that some of these aren't necessarily NYCC exclusives, but are store exclusives that will be sold at NYCC. If I've missed anything, please point me to it in the comments section so I could add it to this post.

[see also: Natalie's NYCC designer toy round-up]

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5:00 PM on 08.28.2013

Mezco goes (translucent) green with variant Gillman

Mezco will be selling a very limited edition variant of their stylized 9-inch Creature from the Black Lagoon (Gillman). The figure is currently available for pre-order and will ship during NYCC (where it presumably will also ...

Scarecroodle

10:30 PM on 07.25.2013

SDCC 2013: Mezco Toyz

A lot of manufacturers focus on particular genres of TV and films when they make toys, but apparently Mezco will just do anything under the sun. It's a good thing, though. Where else are you going to find a plush of the puppe...

Tianxiao Ma



SDCC list of exclusives is now online photo
SDCC list of exclusives is now online
by Natalie Kipper

Open the floodgates! The list of exclusives for the San Diego Comic Con has gone online and, while it is not yet finalized, the thing is still pretty dang long and already has me dreaming of the exhibit hall. Within the scrolling page of links, you will find items we have already previewed, like Super7's Alien ReAction 2 Pack, along with tons of new goodies (doggie Yoda ears from Petco, anyone?). You'll notice that some of the companies have dark blue "Advance Purchase" links at the top of their exclusives page. You may want to consider that if something really catches your eye.

Keep checking back to the list because new information will be added as we approach the con. 

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Mezco announces exclusive Cheetara and Snarf two-pack photo
Mezco announces exclusive Cheetara and Snarf two-pack
by Vanessa Cubillo

With all these SDCC exclusives being announced, Mezco doesn't want to be left out of the fun. So they have announced that their third summer exclusive will be a two-pack of Cheetara and Snarf from ThunderCats. Cheetara stands at a stunning 14 inches and has 10 points of articulation.

Coming with her signature bo-staff, Cheetara's eyes also glow in the dark. At her side will be ThunderCats sidekick, Snarf measuring in at 5 inches. These two will be packaged together in a collector-friendly window box.

Since this set is an exclusive, there will be a limited amount available. You can find Cheetara and Snarf right now on Mezco's website for US$50. 

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2:00 PM on 05.18.2013

Prepare for the zombie apocalypse with Mega-Death Mittens

Mezco's Creepy Cuddlers plushes walk the line between cute and grotesque. Collectors must be loving the undead toys (I know I do) because the company has listed a Mega-Scale version of their Death Mittens character up for pre...

Natalie Kipper

2:00 PM on 04.20.2013

Christmas comes early with Mezco's Krampus plush

I have heard of Christmas in July but Christmas in April? Okay, with an awesome plush like Mezco's new Mega Scale Krampus, I'll let it pass. This isn't the first time we've seen the Austrian Anti-Santa grace the fair pages of...

Natalie Kipper

10:00 AM on 04.18.2013

Mummy knows best

Mezco's stylized 9-inch scale Universal Studios' Mummy is currently available for pre-order. The Mummy is the third of Mezco's stylized 9-inch Universal Studios iconic monsters, following Frankenstein('s Monster) and Gillman ...

Scarecroodle

12:00 AM on 02.15.2013

Toy Fair 2013: Mezco

Mezco had the usual mix of horror, heroes, and television show merchandise at their booth. The most amusing of which may have been the Living Dead Dolls re-enacting a famous scene from Psycho although, I suspect, most people ...

Scarecroodle





Mezco shows off two Walter White figure prototypes photo
Mezco shows off two Walter White figure prototypes
by Kristina Pino

Following an announcement back in December regarding Breaking Bad figures, Mezco is already delivering with these smashing images of Walter White all suited up for work. He is sculpted by Trevor Grove, who also does work for Sideshow Collectibles.

Walter is 6 inches tall and Trevor explains that there are two versions, both featuring articulation and accessories which haven't been shown yet. Both figures are slated for release sometime this summer. See the two thumbnails in the gallery for full views at both prototypes!

For a treat, check out some more of Trevor's delightful sculpts while we wait for more news on Heisenberg.

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