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5:00 PM on 04.16.2014

Sideshow previews Jean Grey (X-Men) statue

[UPDATE: Sideshow has released a full gallery and additional details] Sideshow Collectibles has released a teaser image (along with a chance to win) its upcoming 1/4-scale Jean Grey Premium Format figure. The statue depicts m...

Scarecroodle


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12:00 PM on 03.04.2014

Tsume-Art pretty much confirms HQS Itachi Uchiha

Tsume-Art's Facebook page was updated just this morning with a teaser image for a new piece they're working on. Tsume's description of the translucent red resin arm is asking fans to share the photo "to give us the Stren...

Brian Szabelski

9:00 AM on 03.03.2014

VTSS teases Naoto Hattori's Balloon in figure form

VTSS' latest creations are Naoto Hattori's Balloon figures. They're based off a series of similarly named paintings by Naoto from 2012, featuring animals in the shape of big round balloons. You can actually check out the pain...

Brian Szabelski



First look at Masterpiece Bumblebee causes a buzz photo
First look at Masterpiece Bumblebee causes a buzz
by Jeremy Emerje Crocker

It was way back in June 2013 when Big Bad Toy Store first dropped the bomb on us that Wheeljack and Bumblebee would be soon getting the Transformers Masterpiece treatment. It wasn't until the start of the new year that we got our first teaser of Masterpiece Wheeljack, but many of us were wondering how long we'd have to wait to get confirmation of MP BB. Well, it's been two months, but Takara Tomy is now finally ready to give us our first silhouetted teaser of Bee thanks once again to Shogo Hasui.

From what we can see in the silhouette (and in a little Photoshop work by Seibertron member superbat you can find the gallery) he appears to be using the much rumored Volkswagen Beetle as his car mode. VW has been notorious for not allowing their Bug to be used for 'war toys' and have prevented their use in the Alternators/Binaltech line and in the live action movies. It would seem they may have finally decided to let that slide and made way for its use here. That, or Takara Tomy is using a clever lookalike. If it is the real deal then this is the first time the Beetle has been usued officially in Transformers since the 80s (aside from reissues).

His outline appears to be pretty well proportioned. He does have big feet, but so did the original figure. I do like that they didn't put wheels on his arms. He does look to have a bit of a 'backpack', but he seems to be OK from the front. He appears to be holding a small gun. I'm holding out hope for a battle mask accessory, but it's too early to say. 

Since they appear to be keeping him smaller than the other cars for accuracy I'm hoping they'll go with a lower price tag as well. Hopefully they'll remold him later on into Goldbug or even just give him a simple red repaint

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8:00 AM on 02.27.2014

Kill la Kill's Ryuko Matoi Nendoroid and a special guest!

Ryuuuuuuuko-chaaaaaaaan~! When you hear that scream, you know Mako's on her way for a cuteness attack, right Ryuko? Yep, that's right; Spoiler alert: Today's special guest of adorableness is none other than the Mako Nendoroid...

Rio McCarthy

7:30 PM on 02.25.2014

Mardivale Dunny Series arrives on March 4

Earlier in February, Kidrobot's Mardivale Dunny Series was revealed to exist, with little other info besides they were designed from Andrew Bell and Scribe. The "hyper-series" language seems to have disapp...

Brian Szabelski

2:00 PM on 02.07.2014

Two new figmas offer up the toughest teasers yet

Normally the teasers we get out of companies ahead of major events are tough but not indecipherable. Max Factory's figma custodians clearly had other plans though, as they've released two new figures to be unveiled at Wonder ...

Martin Siggers

5:30 AM on 02.07.2014

Good Smile Company teases its Wonder Festival reveals

One of the most fun parts of every major event is when the various companies unveil slightly abstract teaser shots to send us into a frenzy of guessing at what they're about to unveil. Now it's the turn of the big daddy, Good...

Martin Siggers

1:30 PM on 02.05.2014

Kidrobot reveals Mardivale Dunny series

Kidrobot has quietly been working on a new Dunny series, and they've just revealed the Mardivale Dunny series to the world via a sneak peek. The name gives away the theme: they're all Mardi Gras/Carnivale inspired. The 12 des...

Brian Szabelski

1:00 PM on 01.29.2014

First 4 Figures teases Virtua Fighter's Akira Yuki

First 4 Figures have posted a new teaser on YouTube, featuring the next Sega All Stars Line piece: Virtua Fighter's Akira Yuki. The video shows off the painted sculpt of Akira, saying that he's coming soon and kind of leavin...

Brian Szabelski

6:00 PM on 01.28.2014

Martin Hsu celebrates spring with 'Noir Amour' Dragon Boy

Spring is just around the corner. It's a time when a young (Dragon) Boy's thoughts turn to love, flowers, and chocolate. That is the feeling I get, a least, with Martin Hsu's new colorway of his popular Dragon Boy figure, "No...

Natalie Kipper



2:00 PM on 01.20.2014

Fuller unveils more Lil' Jammies Artist Series customs

The Lil' Jammies Artist Series is set to release on Jan. 31, and as we thought, more teasers are emerging closer to that release date. Four more popped into our inbox today from Fuller Designs: VISEone's The Pacificer, Matt A...

Brian Szabelski