Playmates

Based on Peter Laird and Kevin Eastman's original comics, right down to the coloring
When Playmates shows up at a convention, they're almost certainly there to talk Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, their most high-profile line in the past few years. It also goes without saying that they show up with a convention... read feature

Looking more mutant-y than ever
Many images of Playmates' figures for Michael Bay's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film have stealthy made their way across the internet in recent months, either avoiding (or outright ignoring) cease & desist take-down noti... read feature

Toy Hall of Fame

My Little Pony, Ninja Turtles nominated for 2013 NTHoF


National Toy Hall of Fame inductees to be announced in November
Oct 05
It's that time of year again! The finalists have been selected for the 2013 National Toy Hall of Fame and it's looking like quite the list. A poll on their front page shows (after voting) that the current front runner is Teen... read
Playmates TMNT

TMNT Classics to be carried exclusively by Toys 'R' Us


Tomopop editor still can't wait to get that Rocksteady and Bebop
Sep 04
Playmates has officially announced that its Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Classics Collection (which consists of both the new 6-inch figures as well as reproductions of the original 4-inch figures) will be carried exclusively ... read
SDCC TMNT Panel

SDCC 2013: Playmates Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Panel


Cowabunga!
Jul 19
Although I admit that the Ninja Turtles aren't as dear to me as they used to be, I decided to sit in on Playmates' Ninja Turtles panel anyway. They had a few company representatives discussing the past, present, and future of the franchise (vis a vis toys, of course). read
SDCC Shredder

Playmates to sell exclusive Shredder at SDCC


May be Shrederrific
Jul 08
Playmates will have an exclusive Comic-Con Shredder on sale at SDCC. This 5.75-inch Shredder will feature a removable helmet, a custom sewer lid base, and what's described as a one-of-a-kind four color closed box. The packagi... read

Toy Fair 2013: Playmates


TMNT toys almost as cool as the ones I had as a kid
Feb 15
Confession time: I haven't watched the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon yet. So while Playmate's ever growing TMNT line is great news for fans of the new show, I'm a little left in the dark as to who most of these cha... read

TMNT Classics Bebop & Rocksteady revealed


Not at all what I expected
Jan 30
ToyArk's ever watchful forum members spotted a photo of Playmates' upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Classic Bebop and Rocksteady on MTV Geek's twitter feed. Shredder's flunkies seem to tower over the four turtles and fea... read

TMNT Classics Bebop & Rocksteady on the way


Who, honestly, excite me more than Shredder would
Jan 12
The eagle-eyed Shin Densetsu over at Toy Ark noticed that Playmates has updated their Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Classics listings with the fan favorite henchmen duo known as Bebop and Rocksteady. While photos are currently... read

What if they were painted? The TMNT edition


Jul 16
As a collector, few things bug me (in terms of presentation) as much as unpainted weapons. You can have an awesome sculpt with decent jointing and passable paint, but the second you pop something like a bright orange weapon (... read

Playmates Toys' TMNT merch to hit shelves mid-August


Jul 07
Remember the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? No, I'm not talking about the iconic 80s/90s cartoon and toy line that captured young imaginations, I mean the new toy line that we saw at Toy Fair earlier this year. You know, the o... read

Toy Fair 2012: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by Playmates


Feb 16
Whoa! Hold on a second! I'm so out of the loop that I was unaware that there's a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles title on Nickelodeon! ...course, I don't have cable... but sure enough! That is with what Playmates had on... read

Playmates reveals new and greatest TMNT figures ever


Feb 02
I got a pretty fun surprise no more than a day ago when I hopped on my Twitter and found someone mentioning that some new Ninja Turtles action figures were on the way. At first I assumed this either meant some new customs or ... read






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