Tag Archives: toys

Exclusive – First Look At The Pinhead Premium Format Figure

Sideshow Collectibles have given us an exclusive first look at their new Pinhead Premium Format Figure. This is an early teaser as the gallery of image for the figure will not be released until next week. Sideshow does amazing quality …

Marvel, Star Wars And Transformers Boost Hasbro’s Profits

Hasbro has announced today improved third-quarter financials. The boys category increased 22 percent to $478.5 million behind the growth of Marvel, Nerf, Star Wars and Transformers products. “Boys, fueled by Transformers and Marvel products, was the key driver in the …

Scenes From Around ‘The Block’ At New York Comic Con

by Ray Flook “The Block brings together art, design, collectible toys, pop-tech and fashion of the underground pop culture scene along with the tastemakers, trend setters, artists, thinkers and the brands that they create.” (ReedPOP) I’m amazed by how much …

DC Comics Continue To Help The Bottom Fall Out Of The Market For Comic Con Exclusive Collectibles From 2012 And 2013

Maybe it’s part of the move from East to West, but someone in a DC warehouse has clearly found an awful lot of stock. We ran one lot of items meant to have been exclusive to San Diego Comic Con …

More Toys And Statues From Diamond’s Preview Booth

Seems that Derek Trum took even more photos of all the cool toys and statues at Diamond’s Previews booth at this weekends New York Comic Con, so here is the second batch.  

More Awesome Toys And Statues From NYCC – NECA

More toys and statues from Derek Trum, these are shots from the Neca booth at the New York Comic Con.

Look At All The Toys! – Checking Out The Diamond Booth At NYCC

Diamond may be known as the comic book distributor, but their Previews booth is also a great place to check out the new toys. Derek Trum got us some pictures of all the stuff on display.

NYCC: Toy Trends And The Holy Grail

Brian Goldberg writes for Bleeding Cool: Action figure collecting trends change with the seasons.  One day you’re in and the next day you’re out. From con to con the vendors booths carry usually the hottest merchandise.  Shelf space is limited …

NYCC: Looking Inside The Lootcrate Box

Brian Goldberg writes for Bleeding Cool: I’m a sucker for an exclusive.  I’m especially a sucker for a limited exclusive.  Geek swag subscription service Lootcrate is offering a special NYCC box limited to 250 per day.  I am not a …

NYCC: The Kotobukiya Figures At The DC Booth

Here we see some of the figures coming out from DC Collectibles and Kotobukiya on display at the NYCC. Photos taken by Derek Trum. You can see the New 52 line and then a more traditional version of Batman and …

Hasbro Shows Us A Few Avengers: Age Of Ultron Toys

At the NYCC, Hasbro has unveiled the first few toys for the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron movie. This is a pretty good look at Captain America’s Avengers uniform and the Hulk’s new purple pants. MARVEL’S AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON …

Funko’s ReAction Universal Monsters Figures Are Here, And They’re Spectacular

By Christopher Smith Earlier this year, and in the wake of its partnership with Super 7 toys to bring Kenner’s unreleased 1979 Alien prototypes to fully realized life, Funko announced a full “ReAction” line of retro 3 ¾” action figures …

Thor Sixth Scale Figure From Thor: The Dark World Review

I did the Sideshow Collectibles / Hot Toys Predator figure review typed up with pictures, but I figured since I’m actually out of town at a convention this weekend, I’d do the review of the Thor sixth-scale figure from Thor: …

Flipping Your LootCrate And NerdBlock In August

Subscripton collection boxes, they are all this rage! And this is what August’s LootCrate got you. An exclusive Groot Funko Pop, a TMNT toy, TMNT sunglasses and some other detritus. All for $20. But what if you were a mercenary soul …

Ancient Predator – The 2014 Toy Fair Exclusive From Sideshow Collectibles – Reviewed

Today I got my first chance to take a serious look at one of the Sideshow Collectibles / Hot Toys and the one I got, the 2014 Toy Fair Exclusive Ancient Predator Sixth Scale Figure. This is from their Movie …

Resurrecting The Golden Age Of Comics In Action Figure Form

Amazing Heroes Action Figure Kickstarter. Created by Bill Murphy. Kickstarter ends August 25th. Bill Murphy writes: Launching a Kickstarter for action figures based on a bunch of Golden Age characters that most folks don’t remember was gonna be tough. Does anyone even remember …

A Podcaster Looks At 40: Arnie Carvalho The Podcast Guru Talks Now Playing, Star Wars Action News, And More

By Jeremy Konrad When I got my first iPod, the only thing I could think about doing was download podcasts. The fact that there were shows geared toward things that interested me was a dream come true. While most people …

A Podcaster Looks At 40: Arnie Carvalho The Podcast Guru Talks Now Playing, Star Wars Action News, And More

By Jeremy Konrad When I got my first iPod, the only thing I could think about doing was download podcasts. The fact that there were shows geared toward things that interested me was a dream come true. While most people …