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May 23 // Scarecroodle

AFX bringing awesome DST collectibles to SDCC -- including Supergirl!

Diamond Select Toys has revealed that the Femme Fatales Supergirl seen at Toy Fair will an Action Figure Xpress (AFX) exclusive variant --- available at SDCC! The other exclusives to be sold at the AFX booth (#3345) will incl...
May 19 // Scarecroodle

DC Comics Bishoujo Black Canary gets gallery + pre-orders

Kotobukiya's 1/7-scale DC Comics Black Canary Bishoujo statue has received a long-awaited photo gallery and pre-order. As Kotobukiya promised, the statue does indeed feature fabric stockings rather than just sculpted detail (...
May 17 // Scarecroodle

DC Comics meets Thomas the Tank Engine (and other exclusives)

Few things horrify me as much as talking faces on things that shouldn't have faces. So naturally I just love the fact that Matty Collector has decided to give the Justice League (or Super Friends) the ol' Thomas the Tank Engi...
May 17 // Scarecroodle

Last week, MS Hulk smashed puny B9 Robot

Have you picked up the Marvel Select Age of Ultron Hulk and the Lost in Space B9 Robot yet? Both started shipping last week. Diamond Select Toys' MS Age of Ultron Hulk is a slightly retooled and redeco'd version of the award-...
May 15 // Scarecroodle

Hikari line goes heavy metal with "Raw Steel" Iron Man and "Dirty Penny" Clone Trooper

Funko has unveiled *TWO* awesome new metallic decos for its Hikari Premium line (ie, those the larger, more expensive ones): a "Raw Steel" Iron Man and an Entertainment Earth-exclusive "Dirty Penny" Clone Trooper, both of whi...
May 12 // Scarecroodle

ArtFX+ Super Powers Batman & Robin get photo galleries + pre-orders

Kotobukiya has posted release details and photo galleries for its upcoming 1/10-scale ArtFX+ Super Powers Batman and Robin, both of which are currently up for pre-order. The Dynamic Duo are the fourth and fifth releases in th...
May 11 // Scarecroodle

Kotobukiya smashes some pre-orders with Entertainment Earth-exclusive ArtFX Age of Ultron Hulk statue

Entertainment Earth will be exclusively selling a special edition ArtFX Age of Ultron "Rampaging" Hulk statue. Based on the Hulk's appearance in the popular Marvel film (which I have yet to see), this 9.5-inch tall variant is...
May 11 // Scarecroodle

DST's Fall offerings will have you throwing your money at your screen

Diamond Select Toys is ready to relentlessly hammer at your bank account with an array of AWESOME. DST recently posted its upcoming Fall offerings which includes an array of TV, movie, comic figures, and more! First and forem...
May 08 // Scarecroodle

Edward Snowden tried to warn us! Here is... PRISM Boba Fett!

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...
May 08 // Scarecroodle

Two-Bad isn't Too-Good for the general public

Matty will be selling some leftover stock of MotUC Two-Bad during its upcoming May 15th sale (which is currently labeled as "April 15th because, you know, screw proofreading!). Fans will recall that the figure was switched to...
May 06 // Scarecroodle

More MLP vinyl banks hitting stores, first male pony TBA

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...
May 01 // Scarecroodle

Who ya gonna call? HULKBUSTER!

Diamond Select Toys' Marvel Select Hulkbuster Iron Man is currently available for pre-order. DST has also released a photo gallery showing the figure throw down with the MS Hulk in NYC. Long-time comic fans (and now movie fan...
Apr 28 // Scarecroodle

Kickstart it up! Tsume teams up with Aleksi Briclot for original Azzar'Hi Worlds & Wonders HQS statue

Tsume has teamed with artist Aleksi Briclot to bring one of his original illustrations to life (a difficult to describe lava snake warrior goddess?). The statue, which currently has a Kickstarter going, will be limited to 250...
Apr 26 // Scarecroodle

R2-B1 and 3 other exclusive Pop!s to hit Gamestop May 4th

Gamestop will be carrying four exclusive Star Wars Pop!s staring May 4th: R2-B1, Figrin D'an (one of the players from the Mos Eisley Cantina), snowdrift Chewbacca, and Hoth Han Solo. While Figrin is a neat selection, I'm most...
Apr 26 // Scarecroodle

He's no Crimson Dynamo! Funko adds 'Inferno' Iron Man to its Hikari line

Pre-orders recently opened for Funko's Hikari Premium "Inferno" Iron Man. Limited to just 600 pieces, "Inferno" will be the first Iron Man to be released in Funko's Hikari line. "Inferno" Iron Man sports glossy red paint deco...
Apr 24 // Scarecroodle

Ready for some high-flying Sith action? Tamashii releases SHF Darth Maul gallery

Tamashii Nations has released a photo gallery for Bandai's upcoming S.H. Figuarts Darth Maul. The photo gallery shows off the character's poseability, recreating his crazy fighting style as seen in Star Wars: The Phantom...
Apr 23 // Scarecroodle

Burn, mushroom, burn! Fire (Flower) Mario joins Bandai's SHF line, along with another playset

Were you wondering where Bandai would go next with its Super Mario S.H. Figuarts offerings? Perhaps you thinking Princess Peach or Bowser? If so, you're out of luck because the next figure to follow SHF Yoshi will be a Fire F...
Apr 20 // Scarecroodle

DST wants to take you to Gotham

It's no secret that I'm a Batman fan... and also that I've been terrible at keeping up with shows (as of this second, I'm only current on Supernatural). One of the bigger things I've missed has been Gotham, a series which lar...
Apr 18 // Scarecroodle

DST announces C2E2 plans

Diamond Select Toys has announced that it will be attending C2E2 next weekend (April 24-26) and will be giving out free Minimates posters at its booth (#817). The company will be hosting a Minimates panel on Friday (April 24t...
Apr 15 // Scarecroodle

DST releases first official photo of upcoming Femme Fatales Poison Ivy

Diamond Select Toys' Femme Fatales line has previously been home to a lot of heroines and villainesses with whom fans may not be familiar. However, that's likely changed with the addition of some women from the DC Animated Un...
Apr 15 // Scarecroodle

F4F's Proto Man finally fighting robots his way out of 'Where the hell is he?!' status

Remember when First 4 Figures previewed some images of a Proto Man statue over a year ago? Yeah, I had forgotten about it, too, until we received word that two versions of the statue were going up for pre-order. F4F's 13-inch...
Apr 10 // Scarecroodle

Hulk SMASHES way into puny Hikari line... much to Astro Boy's distress!

Funko has announced that a "Metallic" Hulk and "Distressed" Astro Boy will be joining its Hikari Premium line. Both are currently available for pre-order. This is Hulk's first release in the line (we also saw Iron Man at Toy ...
Apr 09 // Scarecroodle

Flash speeds into third place in Koto's ArtFX+ Super Powers line

Kotobukiya has released a gallery for its upcoming ArtFX+ DC Super Powers Flash. Flash is set to be the third figure released in the line, following Superman and Green Lantern (previously seen at Toy Fair). Curiously, the Sca...
Apr 08 // Scarecroodle

Koto's Bishoujo Black Canary sculpt recently on display

Kotobukiya showed off the long-overdue DC Bishoujo Black Canary during its WonderCon Anaheim 2015 panel. The artwork for Black Canary was first revealed over two years during Toy Fair 2013. A Kotobukiya rep has once again con...
Apr 07 // Scarecroodle

It's a very good day... for villainy! Kotobukiya to add supervillains to ArtFX+ line

Kotobukiya has announced plans to add villains to its DC Comics ArtFX+ line. To celebrate this fact, the company is currently running a contest on its Facebook page where fans can name a villain they would like to see for the...
Apr 07 // Scarecroodle

SpongeBob Minimates get additional release info & images

Diamond Select Toys has released new images and details for its SpongeBob Squarepants Minimates, currently available for pre-order. Last seen at NY Toy Fair, the figures are based on the popular cartoon of the same name which...
Apr 06 // Scarecroodle

Shine on, you crazy diamond clone trooper! Funko brings 4 new Hikaris to SWC

Pop!s won't be the only exclusives that Funko will be bringing to Star Wars Celebration 2015, as the company also intends to sell FOUR Premium Hikari at the event: "Star" Clone Trooper, "Icey" Storm Trooper (not to be confuse...
Apr 04 // Scarecroodle

Funko puts a price on Hikari Bossk's head + "Forcefield Glitter" Gigantor

Funko's Premium Hikari "Metallic" Bossk and Gemini Collectibles-exclusive Hikari "Forcefield Glitter" Gigantor are currently available for pre-order. Bossk will be the third bounty hunter in the Hikari line, following Greedo ...
Mar 31 // Scarecroodle

Does DST's Marvel Now! Select Hawkeye hit the mark?

DST's Marvel Select Hawkeye (based on his Marvel Now! appearance) has made his way into ShopMarvel and may show up in a Disney Store near you (and on the Disney Store site) within the next two weeks. Clint comes with two opti...
Mar 31 // Scarecroodle

These may be the droids you're looking for: Funko to release some exclusive Pop! Droids (and others) at Star Wars Celebration

Have you been waiting for a Pop! R2-Q5, R2-R9, and E-3PO? How about an R2-Q2? Well, you're in luck on the first three anyway because Funko will releasing the three (along with an unmasked Vader (not to be confused with THIS g...
Mar 25 // Scarecroodle

Awesome Armarauders Bellerophon custom at NJCC

While it may take a lot to convince me to cross the border into New Jersey (such as a cousin's wedding), the state certainly isn't without its attractions. Recently this came in the form of the New Jersey Comic Con (NJCC) whe...
Mar 24 // Scarecroodle

Aftermarket guys being a little Greedo? Funko cuts fans a break with a Pop! Greedo re-release

We recently announced that Funko was re-releasing its Star Wars Pop! Slave Leia and Luke Skywalker in honor of the upcoming Star Wars sequel. The pair will apparently be joined by none other than everybody's favorite hapless ...
Mar 17 // Scarecroodle

Matty unveils final figure (Prahvus) in Club 200x, sub closes 3/23

Matty Collect today unveiled the prototype for Prahvus, the final figure in Club 200x. Club 200x is slated to close at 23:59 on 3/23. Have you subscribed? Compared to the other figures (such as King Chooblah), Prahvus looks a...
Mar 16 // Scarecroodle

Not so abominable! Matty unveils King Chooblah

Have you signed up for Club 200x yet? Matty Collector has unveiled a prototype for the FIFTH figure in the limited 6-figure club, King Chooblah. Despite having never seen the 2002 Masters of the Universe, I've found many of t...
Mar 13 // Scarecroodle

Ice to meet you: Introducing the new batch of editors

If you're anything like me, you may have suddenly noticed an influx of Tomopop editors. It's like, who are these people? Where did they come from? Who do they work for? (Oh, right, us.) Having learned our lesson from previous...
Mar 12 // Scarecroodle

Disney fights spill into the Mystery Minis line with a Heroes vs Villains series

Good and evil is a never-ending black & white struggle in Disney movies and, to apparently commemorate that struggle, Funko has a Mystery Minis series devoted to some of Disney's most iconic heroes and villains. The serie...
Mar 12 // Scarecroodle

ABC's of Death 2 features a wicked toy commercial parody

ABC's of Death 2 is finally available via Netflix Instant (streaming service), meaning that I've finally been able to watch the sequel to the bizarre 26-story anthology. Thankfully it's FAR better than its predecessor and eve...
Mar 11 // Scarecroodle

Matty unveils MOTUC Queen Grayskull

Matty Collector has unveiled its Masters of the Universe Classics Queen Grayskull, the fourth figure shown thus far for the 6-figure "Club 200x" subscription. Queen Grayskull is the wife of King Greyskull and was apparently t...
Mar 11 // Scarecroodle

Get in the game with the NES Gremlins 2 Mohawk

NECA recently released some official product images for its upcoming Gremlins 2: The New Batch video game Mohawk. The most amusing of this images puts the figure in the game itself. Fans may recall that the 1990 video game wa...
Mar 09 // Scarecroodle

Hodor Hodor Hodor... err, Game of Thrones Mystery Minis series 2 on the way

Funko quietly released promotional images and information for its Game of Thrones Mystery Minis series 2 the other week. And, while I still haven't started watching the show, I've seen enough clips to be excited for this line...






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