Medicom Toy is bringing the terror of Tokyo and the King of Kaiju to your shelves with classic Godzilla. The figure has four points of articulation and is designed after the classic Godzilla from Toho films. Pre-orders are op... read
Funko's newest Hikari is more colorful than a rainbow colored flag: It's Hikari Premium Prism Boba Fett!
While the word, "prism," may conjure in many peoples' minds either thoughts of an Orwellian surveillance state or, equal... read
Accompanying the news that Rarity and Fluttershy will be showing at retail soon was the announcement that Diamond Select Toys plans to reveal the first male pony in its My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic line later this mont... read
CKRTLAB's mission is to celebrate the golden age of comics. To that end they're resurrecting some comic book heroes from as far back as the 1940s! They've added on to their lineup from C2E2 last year, as a new wave of yestery... read
X-Plus drops some new and old figures, making a great impression this year. Some wacky stuff here, folks. Let's break the diverse range down a bit.
The vinyl masters are offering another chance for some high demand figures in... read
George Lucas may edit scene to have Greedo shoot first in the remake Funko has announced its newest Hikari mold: Greedo from Star Wars! (Also known as Episode IV: A New Hope.) The luckless bounty hunter, currently available for pre-order, will be available in an "Original" deco.
Greedo is no s... read feature
Illustrator and vinyl customizer Shaun Nakasome has added to his work of custom crafted Munnys and Mighty Muggs figures with his new works for Batgirl, Poison Ivy, and Harley Quinn. These adorable little cherubs are 4" t... read
Now that all Marvel licensees have answered the internet's very loud calls for Baby Groot toys, they can turn their attention elsewhere! The Funko Pop! Glow in the Dark figure of Thanos arrives as an Entertainment Earth exclu... read
Every Christmas season CEO of Funko, Brian Mariotti, gives Funko fans a very special treat. Called Funko’s 12 Days of Christmas, each day Mariotti shares what collector’s can expect to see in 2015 from their favo... read
Super 7 and Secretbase announced the release of the fourth vinyl figure of the Alien Xenomorph on December 23 at 12 (noon) Pacific Time. The figure is cast in glow in the dark vinyl for just that extra bit of Alien goodn... read
Pre-order madness, that is! Dread Central has been given a sneak peek at Diamond Select Toys' upcoming Cthulhu vinyl "idol" bank. And yes, this is easily among the coolest things that DST has done all year and is certainly an insta-buy for most horror f... read feature
Knuckle Bear Cosmic makes his debut TOUMA hit DesignerCon with a vengeance. His DCon exclusive Knuckle Bear Cosmic (US$55) looks crisp as usual, and I always love his designs. He also had little soft vinyl toys of Pico Mao Cat, Pico Hitch Bear and more, also sh... read feature
Or on this word, I never saw This Island Earth Funko unveiled its Hikari Metaluna Mutant (of This Island Earth fame, which you may have seen on Mystery Science Theater 3000) on Halloween (what, no Hikari Dracula?). Limited to a good-sized 1,500 pieces, the Metaluna Mutant... read feature
Titan is heading to New York Comic Con and they're bringing enough Doctor Who stuff to fill a TARDIS! If you've become a fast fan of Capaldi's no-nonsense, somewhat disgruntled take on the Doctor then you'll definitely want t... read
Coming to a comic con convention near you Godzilla has been having a great year. With his new movie, his popularity has risen once again. So for SDCC, Bandai was smart enough to have an exclusive of Godzilla.
In honor of the great kaiju’s 60th anniversary, th... read feature
Well, it looks like we didn't have to wait too long to have We Love Fine's moonlit teaser unveiled. As many a My Little Pony fan has guessed, the unicorn horn's shadow across the full moon does in fact allude to Nightmar... read
From cosplay to customization Cosplayer Tanya Tate has launched an Indigogo campaign for a Do-It-Yourself customizable vinyl figure. The "My Hero Toys!" figure was designed to address a perceived absence of "cool female blank figures".
"I have seen popula... read feature
We already knew Funko was acquiring more anime titles since Toy Fair. They’ve already shown a preview of their Vocaloid series, which should be in stores this month. Now, thanks to FUNimation, we have a preview of Pop!... read
Matt Jones, also known as Lunartik, is releasing a Breaking Bad figure series through Sony and Titan Merchandise. Similar to his Doctor Who series, this will include 12 figures from the award-winning AMC show. So fans of Bre... read
Since Toy Fair, we knew that Funko would be making Buffy the Vampire Slayer Pop! figures. That was a series we truly needed from Funko. In April, we even showed pictures of all of the figures that were going to be included.
There's something of a prevailing theory within the industry that superhero comic fans will buy anything (just ask any significantly jaded comic shop owner), a theory often tested with an array of bizarre collectibles. Funko ... read
Those who liked the design but not the funky colors of Funko's Hikari Metallic Batman are in luck because the company has decided to produce what it calls a "Silver Glitter Clear Batman Hikari Sofubi Figure" which features mo... read
Bravest Warriors' Catbug gets even more cutesy in his upcoming vinyl figure, now on pre-order exclusively at WeLoveFine. Entitled "Catbug Pounce," the figure captures the majestic ladybug-cat hybrid in mid-flight. You can alm... read
American collectibles company Funko is going Japanese with an all-new Sofubi Vinyl Figure line. The Hikari line will feature limited edition figures (ranging from 500 to 5,000-piece runs), each of which will include a certifi... read
Frombie's figures are ostensibly friendly zombies, but I'm not seeing it. I guess their comics do fit the bill. However there's still a friendly quality to these figures that I can get behind.
Their wares at C2E2 covered a wi... read
Beefy & Co. made the long trip from WonderCon in Anaheim (by Los Angeles) all the way to C2E2 in Chicago the following week, so I made an effort to drop by their booth. In case you didn't know, they sell a variety of art,... read
David Bondi was on site for this year's WonderCon at the Kuso Vinyl booth. He was showing off a prototype of his Pinocchio/Astro Boy mash-up figure, and the sculpt was made with a 3D printer. The final product is said to look... read
Squid Kids Ink was located at booth #1145 at this year's WonderCon. They're one of my favorite booths to check out to see what adorable goodies they've got. I loved getting to see them at SDCC last year. This time they were s... read
Funko has a second Pop! Beauty and the Beast series on the way, along with the hotly anticipated "blank" D.I.Y. custom Pop!s.
Pop! Beauty and the Beast Series 2 features Belle, Lumière the candle, Cogsworth the clock, ... read
Business has not been looking good for Kidrobot. Last year they closed their Miami store, last month they announced a price increase on most of their items, and the bad news keeps on coming. Today, on their blog, Kidrobot&rs... read
The brands So So Happy and Skelanimals shared a booth at last weekend's WonderCon. It makes sense, of course, given that both are run by Brad Bailey. On the So So Happy side, there wasn't much new in terms of toys, although t... read
Remember: He's big enough to hold your banana... whatever that means Diamond Select Toys' 24-inch tall Stay Puft Marshmallow Man vinyl bank recently started to ship and, to celebrate, DST will be hosting a series of monthly contests where all fans need to do to win is take a photo of their 24-... read feature
Wouldn't Sam and Dean look better covered in blood? It still amazes me that after being on TV for 10 years, Supernatural doesn’t have more toys. They certainly have a huge fan base! That’s why when Funko finally announced that they were making Pop! figures from th... read feature
Kidrobot’s signature do-it-yourself toy, the Munny, is coming out in a slightly different format. Called the Reusable Munny, this vinyl figure will come with a set of six markers that can be wiped off so you can draw o... read
At 21-cm tall, FuRyu's Colossal Titan is big enough to tower over your Attack on Titan figma... even if he doesn't exactly scale well. The recently released soft vinyl figure has received a decent-sized photo gallery that sho... read
With all the buzz surrounding the upcoming Godzilla movie these days, it's sometimes nice to sit back and reflect on the classic series which originally made Godzilla a household name. Enter Diamond Select Toys' King Ghidorah... read
Also see their Emerald City Comicon exclusives Funko has a pretty simple formula for making their Pop! figures. They are able to take dozens of characters based on movie, TV, and video game characters, apply it to their formulaic toy design, and come out with cute figure... read feature
Now available for pre-order Yesterday, to the delight of pony collectors across the interwebs, WeLoveFine revealed Future Twilight, their latest My Little Pony vinyl figure. Unlike the company's previous releases, with each... read feature
It's when you double up the titans that things get fun Few things are funnier to me than seeing horrific villains doing casual things. That's why I got a kick out of Akiba Hobby's preview gallery for Empty's Colossal Titan. He's not menacing humanity, breaking down walls, or inco... read feature
By now it should be no surprise that I like Do-it-yourself toys. I think I want to make it my goal to collect and design every one that’s out there. That might take me some time.
So another one I can add to my list no... read