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The good news is that this copper chrome-colored Stormtrooper action figure exits, and it looks incredible. The bad news is that Hot Toys is releasing it only in Asia, which means Star Wars fans in the rest of the world will probably never get their hands on one.
But they can still gaze at these photos and dream of a galaxy far, far away, where this rare, shiny collectible rests on a shelf next to that 1/6th-scale Captain Phasma figure.
There’s an undeniable charm — and a wonderful dichotomy — to these transforming WooBot toys. Although we may think of chrome and steel when we imagine the Transformers, or their poorer cousins the Gobots, the WooBots are made from wood, as if carved and assembled in, I don’t know, Santa’s Workshop.
Although many collectors may still have their eye on Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Japanese toymaker Medicom is looking ahead to Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice with the unveiling of MAFEX’s Dark Knight and Man of Steel figures.
Standing about 6.3 inches tall, the highly detailed Batman comes equipped with a Batarang, a grappling gun and what looks to be a grenade and an automatic weapon. Superman, meanwhile, gets a display stand to simulate flight.
Just when we’d nearly forgotten about Steel Age, 3A Toys snaps us to attention with a tantalizing teaser for Steel Age Batman, the first in a new line of 1/6th-scale collectible figures.
Steel Age was announced in July 2014 as a collaboration with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment in which Ashley Wood envisions a new universe in which the villains have won: “The rebirth contingency plan is initiated – Steel Age. Robotic versions of the fallen heroes are forged. Constructed to wage war on crime. A new League to carry on their legacy of Justice.”
In plenty of time for the second season of the hit Netflix drama, Funko is expanding its Pop! Marvel series with four figures based on Daredevil.
The first wave of 3.75-inch figures features three versions of Matt Murdock — in his civilian clothes, in his black vigilante costume, and in his Daredevil armor — plus Wilson Fisk. Sorry, no Foggy Nelson, yet. There’s also a Daredevil bobble-head keychain.
If, despite all of the Batman comic books, posters, collectible figures, lamps and throw pillows, your personal Batcave feels somehow incomplete, it may be that you’re missing a life-size replica of the Dark Knight to really tie the room together. Thankfully, NECA is here to help.
Based on the Caped Crusader from Batman: Arkham Knight, the foam figure stands 6 feet, 2 inches tall, which means you’ll have a clear out a person-sized space in a corner of the room. Or, hey, the middle, if you don’t mind freaking out guests, and occasionally yourself.
Takara is offering another dose of die-cast “Star Wars” cars — but this time around, their adorable 3-inch masterpieces are based on designs from “The Force Awakens”.
LEGO fans are known for building things that can barely fit in a basement rumpus room, but two European fans of Universal’s Jurassic Park franchise have now used the opportunity provided by official sets based on the Stephen Spielberg-created universe to create a massive homage to the most spine-tingling moments of all four films.
Pals Paul Trach and Markus Aspacher (who hail from Germany and Austria respectively) build up a lengthy diorama celebrating everything from the original Jurassic Park on through to this year’s hit Jurassic World for the Bricking Bavaria Munich convention where they took home the award for Best in Show.
Each friend built two sections of the piece individually and then combined them together for the final product. Check out their individual efforts after the jump or on their Flickr pages.
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As psyched as LEGO fans may be for the new Star Wars, Doctor Who and Ghostbusters playsets, it likely pales in comparison to what the parents of young brick enthusiasts feel for this release: LEGO-proof slippers.
Anyone who’s stepped barefoot on an errant brick knows the terrible pain, something the Danish toymaker has finally acknowledged with this collaboration French ad agency Brand Station.
DC Collectibles will test both the depth of your Batman devotion and the size of your bank account next year with the release of a limited-edition brass statue of the Caped Crusader. Limited to just 100 pieces, the statue carries a price tag of $5,000. Yes, that’s three zeroes.
However, if that’s just a little out of your price range, the company has also announced two limited-edition collectibles to celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Dark Knight Returns.
DC Collectibles is paying tribute to the late Carmine Infantino with the next release in its Batman: Black and White line of statues.
Revealed this morning by MTV, the Batman and Robin statues are based on the artist’s 1964 redesign of the Dynamic Duo, the “New Look” that endured for decades, across comics, live-action and animated television, and merchandise.
If you were excited by the official announcement last month of LEGO’s Ghostbusters Firehouse Headquarters, just wait until you take a peek inside.
A series of photos released this morning by the Danish toymaker offers not only a close-up look at all nine minifgures (plus Slimer, Pink Ghost and Blue Ghost), but also a tour of of the fairly elaborate playset, which recreates the iconic firehouse from the beloved films. There’s reception, living quarters, a laboratory, a containment unit and even a bathroom. Plus, a fire pole, of course.
Despite the popularity of the Transformers toys and cartoons during my formative years, I’ve never been a fan of the franchise in its many forms. However, this amazing-looking Starscream collectible figure from 3A Toys could just force me to reconsider that position.
Based on the Decepticon’s appearance in the 2011 film Transformers: Dark of the Moon, the figure stands 16 inches tall and features more than 75 points of articulation (including articulated fingers), LED light-up eyes and an interchangeable missile-cluster arm. The Bambaland-exclusive version also comes with an interchangeable saw blade arm.
Inspired by both the Kevin Eastman/Peter Laird comic books and the classic cartoon, Michelangelo boasts more than 25 points of articulation, and two interchangeable heads (one with the classic red mask, the other with the orange mask from the cartoon), two nunchaku, two pairs of interchangeable hands, one “splayed fingers of positive vibes” hand, two four-point shuriken, two eight-point shuriken, a grappling hook and cord, a belt, Triceraton Blaster, Lil Orphan Alien and a pre-mutation baby Michelangelo.
After teasing fans last week with a video preview, Sideshow Collectibles has photos and details for its Green Lantern Premium Format Figure.
Measuring 24.5 inches tall, the statue stands atop a base made to look like an acid-green construct staircase of the superhero’s own making. As we noted previously, the Sideshow-exclusive version comes with its own Green Lantern power battery.