A webswing and a miss?
Wanted a better look at the upcoming VPAK Spider-Man and Thor? While Square Enix's promo images may have been a little dark, Keith was able to snap a few photos which give us a better look at the designs. Thor looks better th... read feature

I can practically feel the money flying out of my wallet already... especially with that higher US$20 MSRP
Ultron, Rhino, Wasp, Kraven, Chameleon, Ghost Rider, Hulkbuster Iron Man, and Vision were among the slew of Marvel Legends that Hasbro showed off in its press briefing. It's hard to appreciate the massive glut of figures shown (including some slated waves for guys I thought were MIA) but appreciate them you shall! Join me after the jump. read feature

Speak softly and carry a comically oversized hammer
Square Enix tweeted several images of the Marvel Variant Play Arts Kai figures on display at its booth, a selection which notably included Thor and the Spider-Man which we saw in an illustration at last year's NY Toy Fair. Un... read feature

More than just spider powers
Funko has unveiled its Hikari "Mystic Powers" Spider-Man, which is also now available for pre-order. Fans will best recall the "Mystic Powers" deco for its use on Skeletor, which is still easily among the coolest Hikari figur... read feature

All the voltage, but in half the package
Diamond Select Toys and Disney Store have broken up the band: The Marvel Select classic comic Electro will now be available through a Disney Store exclusive single configuration. Back in the Summer, we reported that Diamond S... read feature

Walgreens? Why'd it have to be Walgreens?
It wasn't that long ago that I never had a reason to step foot inside a Walgreen's but, within the past year or so, the small pharmacy has managed to land exclusive after exclusive. The retailer's most recent coup is four of ... read feature

Is the sequel an improvement?
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 was the somewhat lukewarm follow-up to Sony's Spider-Man reboot. The film notably improved on Spider-Man's costume, giving movie-goers something closer to what they were used to, while jumping all ove... read feature

Get excited.
Spider-Man, Catwoman, and Iron Man will be the newest inductions to Square-Enix's Variant Play Arts Kai line and are some of the most exciting designs to grace the line. If that wasn't enough, fans can look forward to a Final... read feature

Enough to start a Symbiote Wars?
Following Kotobukiya's recent photo gallery for its 1/6 scale Fine Art Carnage, online retailer(s) have begun to take pre-orders. Tomopop Readers and True Believers will recall that Koto's Carnage statue was the second cooles... read feature

Now in Low Definition
SDCC and WonFes may have been almost a month ago at this point, but many of its collectibles are still on our minds. Tian recently posted the top ten things he was looking forward to from these cons and, because I'm far more excitably (and exceedingly less orderly), my own highlights list is nowhere near that short. See many of my favorites after the jump. read feature

I would say "shocking" new 2-pack but that would suggest it's the Shocker
MarvelShop.com has listed a Marvel Select Spider-Man vs Electro 2-pack which features both characters in their more classic-looking costumes. The set was showcased in a preview gallery on Marvel.com. The set, which features w... read feature

Relatively large
,Funko has unveiled its two newest Hikari sofubi figures, a 10-inch Hikari Premium "Blaze" Spider-Man and a normal-sized "Mythos" Skeletor. "Blaze" Spider-Man, based (loosely?) on the character's appearance in The Amazing Spi... read feature

SDCC 2014 Sideshow

SDCC 2014: Sideshow Collectibles - Hot Toys

There might have been actual Stark tech there
Jul 27
Hot Toys' 1/6-scale figures were featured at Sideshow's booth as usual. This year they had a couple of vehicles, some figures from The Dark Knight and Avengers, and lots of Iron Men. So many Iron Men. You should know the drill by now: hit the jump to see my impressions and favorites. read
Time to party like it's Spidey 2099
Great news, true believers! Spider-Man 2099, Agent Coulson, Thanos, Hobgoblin, Maria Hill, and more were featured in a batch of press photos sent over by Hasbro. While we hope to get some of our own photos of a few of these (... read feature

Amazing Spidey 2

"Fireman" ASM2 Marvel Select Spidey hitting comic stores

Water-shooters: For when web-shooters just won't do
Jun 19
Diamond Select reports that its Amazing Spider-Man 2 Marvel Select "Fireman" Spider-Man is currently shipping and should appear at local comic book stores, etc, soon.  In the mean-time, DST has compiled a photo gallery. ... read
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DST webslings out a new Marvel Select Amazing Spidey 2 photo gallery

A not very secret identity?
Jun 10
Diamond Select Toys has released an image gallery for its upcoming Marvel Select Amazing Spider-Man 2 unmasked Spider-Man. This exclusive version is available from Marvelshop starting today. The gallery shows off the MS Spide... read

Superhero films may be hits, but their toys are flopping at retail

A big screen smash not enough to redeem shoddily made collectible trash
Jun 04
The NY Post is reporting that the toylines for many prominent films, including box office smashes like The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Captain America: The Winter Soldier, are pegwarming at retail. The story, which also notes th... read
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No shocker, Hot Toys' Amazing Spidey 2 Electro unveiled

Amazing? YMMV
Jun 03
Hot Toys has revealed the rest of its previously teased 1/6 scale The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Electro, currently available for pre-order. The goofy facial expression is rather unfortunate, especially considering that Hot Toys on... read
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Amazing Spidey 2 Electro to soon make his shocking debut in the Hot Toys line

The most electrifying man outside of sports entertainment?
May 23
Hot Toys has released a teaser image for its upcoming 1/6-scale Electro, based on the character's appearance in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (full teaser in gallery). Electro will be the third Amazing Spidey 2 figure produced, following Spider-Man himself and Rhino. Stay tuned for further developments. read

Amazing Spidey 2 Green Goblin, Mecha Godzilla Bank, and 15 more new DST offerings in Previews

Too much awesome at once?
May 15
Diamond Select Toys has chosen to inundate fans with SEVENTEEN new offerings that will appear in the Previews catalog. While a few items are more "recent" than "new", the roster includes several items unveiled at C2E2 last mo... read

DST kicks off Marvel Retro line with the King of (Web)Swing, Spider-Man

Makes for one swinging party
May 10
Diamond Select Toys is launching a Mego-themed Marvel Retro line, starting with a Spider-Man/Peter Parker combo. The set includes an 8-inch Spider-Man designed to match his appearance in the original line who, through the use... read

Spidey Minimates to get dangerous with Deadly Foes box set pre-orders

Welcome to the deeeeaadddddllly zone
May 07
If your Minimate Spider-Man has been feeling particularly un-menaced lately, the upcoming "Deadly Foes of Spider-Man" box set might change all that. The Luke's Toy Store exclusive box set features Carnage, Doctor Octopus, Liz... read

Amazing Spider-Man #1 to feature limited edition Minimates variant cover

Will we eventually see a Minimates issue?
May 01
Peter Parker is back in Amazing Spider-Man #1 (don't ask) and, to celebrate a return to the status quo, there will be a limited edition comic with a variant cover featuring a Minimate Electro fighting Spider-Man (apparently i... read
WTF, McDonald's...?

Spider-Man looks pretty in pink; McDonald's to carry boy & girl-specific Amazing Spidey 2 toys

May 01
In yet another bizarre Happy Meal move, McDonald's has segregated its Amazing Spider-Man 2 toys into separate (but equal) gendered offerings. Little girls (and some boys) will have the opportunity to pick up a set of pink Spi... read
All you need is your first HT figure and a camera
Hot Toys is on fire right now and they can't contain their excitement over hitting 200,000 fans on Facebook! Now they're ready to let it spread by announcing a contest that gives you a chance at some big prizes. Entering is s... read feature

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Hot Toys' Amazing Spider-Man 2 Rhino crashes the party

Fun fact: a group of rhinos is called a crash
Apr 25
[UPDATE: Additional images!] Hot Toys has sent over some images of its upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Rhino which, as Spidey fans are aware, is a giant mechanical suit in the film (kind of like the Ultimate Rhino except fo... read

Hot Toys' Amazing Spider-Man 2 Spidey knows how to swing, baby!

Even the photos might be a Summer blockbuster
Apr 16
[UPDATE: Pre-orders are now open] Hot Toys has released some photos of its new 1/6-scale Spider-Man based on the character's look in the upcoming Amazing Spider-Man 2; these photos include an image of director Marc Webb holdi... read

Get ready for Amazing Spider-Man 2 toys from Funko

Also a special appearance from Agent Coulson
Jan 23
So The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will hit theaters on May 2 and already new toys and figures are coming out. Funko will definitely have new items added to their Pop! and Wacky Wobbler lines. As part of their Pop! Marvel series, S... read

Venom becomes a zombie! (Gentle Giant bust)

Mmmm, brains...
Jan 22
What's that, you say? A zombie Venom? Are you wondering how that even works? Perhaps thinking that it's a small step for a character who already wanted to eat brains? Such thoughts may vary, but most might conclude that Gentl... read

Marvel Select Superior Spider-Man revealed & on sale

Better than Spectacuar?
Jan 20
Diamond Select Toys has officially announced a long-anticipated Marvel Select Superior Spider-Man will be a Disney Store (and Marvel.com) exclusive... and that it's currently available for order! For those unfamiliar with the... read

DST's Marvel Select Amazing Spider-Man 2 Spidey unveiled!

Oh, what a tangled web we weave...
Jan 18
Here's the moment you've all been waiting for: Diamond Select Toys has officially unveiled its Marvel Select The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Spidey through an exclusive preview on Marvel.com. While it seems to solve some problems seen with their ASM1 Spidey, I'm really not sure how to feel about this one. Full deconstruction after the jump. read

Funko rings in the new year with cool Marvel collectibles

Just when you thought you were done with blind-boxed minis, Funko pulled you back in
Jan 17
Thought Funko's DC Mystery Minis were awesome? Check out the upcoming Marvel Mystery Minis which are... well, also extremely cool. Marvel.com recently put together a feature highlighting this new blind-boxed series as well as... read
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Medicom spins a MAFEX Amazing Spider-Man 2 pre-order web

But will it stick?
Jan 16
Pre-orders have opened for Medicom Toys' MAFEX Amazing Spider-Man 2 Spider-Man, based on the character's likeness in the upcoming Amazing Spider-Man sequel. True believers may recall that the first entry in Medicom's MAFEX li... read

Kotobukiya's Bishoujo Spider-Woman gets another gallery

Doing whatever a Spider-Woman does
Jan 09
AmiAmi has released a preview gallery for Kotobukiya's upcoming 1/7-scale Marvel Bishoujo Spider-Woman. Previously seen at NYCC, Spider-Woman features the choice of a masked or unmasked face. [UPDATE: It's now also on AmiAmi'... read
With great power comes great poesability
figma Spider-Man is coming out later this month, so the figma blog has a preview of what you'll be getting. Generally I like the aesthetics of figmas, but this is not my favorite figure ever. He's too sparkly and that outfit ... read feature

Did you win?
Back in August, Diamond Select Toys announced that it would be holding a Marvel Select-themed photo contest with a number of prizes which included MS prototypes, rare variants, and the such. The results are in and apparently ... read feature


Sinful Suzi, Stay Puft among latest DST pre-orders

A well-endowed batch of pre-orders
Oct 19
The collectibles shown in Diamond Select Toys' latest batch of previews -- including a 24-inch tall Stay Puft Marshmallow Man vinyl bank -- are currently available for pre-order. The selections include a superbly detailed Bat... read
Spider-Man Legends

NYCC 2013: Black Cat, Carnage, and other Spidey Legends

There will be Carnage
Oct 10
Hasbro has released images of its upcoming Spider-Man Legends line which was shown to the public at the Hasbro pre-NYCC event. The wave consists of Black Cat, Carnage, Beetle, Superior Spider-Man, an Amazing Spider-Man 2 Spid... read
Vinylmation: Marvel 1

Vinylmation Marvel series 1 and combo topper revealed

Oct 05
Since Rio's "teaser" post of the upcoming Marvel Series 1 Vinylmation figures, Disney has fully revealed the set and, most recently, the amazing Hawkeye combo topper. This entire series was designed by none other than our pal... read
Bishoujo Spider-Woman

The next Marvel Bishoujo will be Spider-Woman

Jessica Drew swings into the range
Sep 13
Today, Kotobukiya posted a new Shunya Yamashita illustration on their Facebook page, revealing that the next figure in their range of Marvel Bishoujo figures will be the original Spider-Woman, Jessica Drew.  I have ... read

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