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Music legend Weird Al immortalized in new line of action figures

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NECA Toys is launching a line of “Weird Al” Yankovic action figures, resurrecting the many looks of the legendary polka/parody musician.

Yankovic made the announcement over at his Facebook page, teasing one of the figures that adapts his classic ’80s look:

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Mezco’s Green Arrow action figure will not fail your collection

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Mezco’s One:12 Collective series — comprised of highly-detailed, 1/12-scale action figures — shows no sign of slowing down as Oliver Queen a.k.a Green Arrow is next in line to get the prestigious treatment.

As part of their pre-Toy Fair event, the New York-based Mezco showed off the new Green Arrow figure along with previously revealed entries in the line. While no further details for the Green Arrow figure have been revealed, if it has the same specs as the other figures in the One:12 Collective series, it will have 32 points of articulation, and cost roughly $65-75 USD.

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The best part of waking up are these ‘Star Wars’ Funko mugs

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With this new line of mugs, you can have Funko Pops in the morning, Funko Pops in the evening, Funko pops anytime. Funko has again translated their popular Pop! Vinyl style, which has been applied to everything from “Harry Potter” to DC and Marvel movie heroes and “Naruto”, into ceramic mug form.

These new Pop! Ceramic Mugs depict five popular Star Wars characters and can hold 12 oz. of blue milk or coffee. The first wave includes Darth Vader, Chewbacca, BB-8, Boba Fett and a classic Stormtrooper.

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New ‘Ghostbusters’ bust bricks in film’s first LEGO set

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The first wave of tie-in products for director Paul Feig’s upcoming “Ghostbusters” film have arrived and they are brick-tacular. The debut LEGO set for the film, which stars a quartet of female comedians as the titular team, includes the Ecto-1 car and Ecto-2 bike as well as minifigures for the ‘Busters as well as their receptionist Kevin.

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Reynolds chastises fan-made LEGO sets for ‘spoiling’ ‘Deadpool’ scenes

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In addition to being fun for comic fans of all ages, LEGO playsets have earned a reputation for spoiling minor plot points about the films they tie-in with over the past year. The “Avengers: Age of Ultron” sets, “Ant-Man” sets and “Captain America: Civil War” sets all leaked information, ranging from the mundane to the giant (literally, in “Civil War’s” case). Knowing that, Ryan Reynolds recently took major issue with a few of “Deadpool’s” LEGO sets — kinda.

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This massive LEGO SHIELD Helicarrier would make Nick Fury jealous

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Last year LEGO released a 2,996-piece Marvel Super Heroes S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier playset that, while undeniably impressive, fell a bit short when came to the scale of the microfigures and jets compared to the flying fortress itself. However, a group of brick enthusiasts in Taiwan have tackled that problem head on by building their own massive Helicarrier.

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This Deadpool Cosbaby figure lets its cuteness go to its head

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“Cute” isn’t a word typically associated with Marvel’s disfigured Merc With a Mouth, but there’s little denying it applies to Hot Toys’ new Deadpool Cosbaby.

The Hong Kong toymaker has followed the reveal of its 1/6th-scale Deadpool action figure with the first official look at this 3.75-inch bobblehead collectible, which comes complete with its own katana.

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Marvel Select unmasks new Spectacular Spider-Man figure

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Diamond Select Toys has teamed with the Marvel Shop to introduce the exclusive Marvel Select Spectacular Spider-Man action figure.

Standing 7 inches tall and boasting 16 points of articulation, the figure features four pairs of interchangeable hands, a camera accessory, interchangeable masked and unmasked heads, and (perhaps best of all) a bunched-up mask that Peter Parker can hold in his hand.

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This life-size Armored Batman statue stands ready to deliver justice

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If you’ve been having a bit of trouble with a certain super-powered alien with a red cape, this life-size Armored Batman statue may be just what you need. Think of it as a scarecrow for Kryptonians.

Officially unveiled by Hot Toys on the heels of its 1/6th-scale Armored Batman action figure, this Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice statue stands 6 feet 4 inches tall (more than 7 feet on its base), and features a head with light-up eyes, a fabric cape and, naturally, movie-accurate details (right down to the facial stubble). The base also lights up.

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Hot Toys’ Armored Batman is the figure we deserve (and need)

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If you’re saving up to buy just one higher-priced Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice collectible, it’s likely going to be this: Hot Toys’ Armored Batman 1/6th-scale figure. That’s not meant as a slight toward any of the other releases, it’s just … come on, this Armored  Batman looks pretty spectacular.

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These ‘Batman v Superman’ figures face off in a battle for cutest

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After teasing us last month with shots from the floor of Toy Soul 2015, Hot Toys has released the first official images of the figures from its Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Artist Mix Collectible Set.

Standing 13 centimeters tall, the Batman and Superman figures combine the look of the two heroes from the upcoming Warner Bros. film with the distinctive style of Japanese character designer Touma: While boasting oversize heads, arms and hands, they also sport highly detailed costumes.

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Madballs from Mondo are Coming!

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Kids who grew up in the eighties might remember the whacky-faced bouncy balls called Madballs. Now Mondo, a poster and apparel design company, is launching a new line of Madballs called “MondoBalls.”

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This 18,000-piece LEGO Arkham Asylum is downright crazy

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As impressive (and desirable) as LEGO ‘s 2,500-piece DC Comics Super Heroes Batman: Classic TV Series – Batcave may be, it’s dwarfed by this mammoth 18,000-brick fan-built Arkham Asylum.

Built for Brickvention 2016 in Melbourne, Australia, it took LEGO enthusiast Dayton more than a year of planning and three months of actual construction.

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Hot Toys uncloaks its ‘Iron Man 3′ Sneaky collectible figure

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Ensuring that fans will soon have to build their own Hall of Armor, Hot Toys has unveiled another Iron Man 1/6th-scale action figure — and, perhaps predictably, it’s pretty stunning.

The latest entry in the Hong Kong toymaker’s “House Party Protocol” collection, it’s based on the Mark XV armor from Iron Man 3, nicknamed “Sneaky” because of its cloaking system.

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Dad builds amazingly realistic ‘Star Trek’ playset for his son

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While you could easily mistake the above image for a photo of the set of the original Star Trek television series, it’s actually a shot of an impressively detailed custom playset. It was built by David Weiberg for his 8-year-old son based on actual plans for the Enterprise bridge.

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