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Darth Maul has his revenge with this Play Arts action figure

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For fans who still have room on their shelves — and many in their wallets — after ordering the Darth Vader, Boba Fett and Stormtrooper figures, Square Enix has revealed the next release in its Star Wars Variant Play Arts Kai line: the 10-inch Darth Maul.

Although the design isn’t quite the radical departure we saw with the earlier reimaginings, it’s a pretty striking figure — one that comes complete with three pairs of interchangeable hands, dual lightsaber, split lightsaber, blade attachments and display stand.

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Dark Knight vs. Mutant Leader in epic action figure box set

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Mezco Toyz first teased a recreation of the epic Gotham Junkyard showdown from The Dark Knight Returns in February, but it can soon be yours, in a deluxe package that will debut in July at Comic-Con International.

The toymaker has begun accepting preorders for the One:12 Collective limited-edition Dark Knight Returns Deluxe Box Set, featuring two 6.5-inch figures, each with more than 30 points of articulation: a “battle-damaged” Batman, with torn costume, an exclusive head sculpt, alternate hands and “Knock-Out Foam” that fits over his opponent’s face; and the Mutant Leader, with “dirtied-up” paint, alternate hands and a crowbar accessory.

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Jim Lee debuts SDCC-exclusive Batman BlueLine Edition figure

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DC Collectibles has revealed its Comic-Con International-exclusive pencil-deco BlueLine Edition Batman action figure, designed by Jim Lee.

In a video that premiered this morning on USA Today, the DC Comics co-publisher unboxes the collectible, which will be available in two versions: the standard $40 package, which includes and exclusive print by Lee; and the $300 limited edition of 150, each of which comes with a signed original sketch by the artist (he’ll draw 50 each of Batman, Harley Quinn and The Joker).

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Play Arts Variant Thor is Asgard meets ‘Fist of the North Star’

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With its Variant Play Arts Kai line, Square Enix reimagines familiar characters, ranging from Darth Vader to the Dark Knight. After teasing the prototype in February at Toy Fair, the company today officially unveiled its new take on Thor, and seldom has Marvel’s god of thunder looked so pumped, so angry and so metal.

This action figure isn’t a radical departure for the character (a Dark Ages-inspired makeover might’ve been fun), but it’s definitely interesting, with bulging veins, armor for days, and a hammer that’s half Thor’s height. The swinging Mjolnir attachment and lightning effect are nice touches.

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Tiny Black Widow and Vision join ‘Age of Ultron’ Cosbaby series

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As promised, Hot Toys has unveiled a new wave of adorable Avengers: Age of Ultron Cosbaby figures that not only includes the Vision but also — brace yourselves! — Black Widow.

They’re joined by 3.75-inch bobblehead versions of Ultron Prime, Ultron Mark I, Iron Man Mark XLV, War Machine II and, in the collectible set of seven, Tony Stark, holding a teeny-tiny helmet.

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3A Toys’ ‘Bravest Warriors’ figures are also the cutest warriors

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Ashley Wood’s 3A Toys has partnered with Frederator Studios to produce a series of action figures based on Bravest Warriors, the animated web series created by Adventure Time’s Pendleton Ward.

The 1/6th-scale collectibles are fully articulated with detailed fabric clothing. The line debuts with Chris Kirkman (11.9 inches tall) and Beth Tezuka (10.4 inches tall), which are available for preorder beginning Thursday for $100 each (including worldwide shipping).

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Store up some green in this Green Lantern power battery bank

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Although you may not be ready to save the galaxy, you will be able to save your change in this Green Lantern battery vinyl bank from Diamond Select Toys.

Standing nearly 12 inches tall, the bank is based on the Green Lantern power battery shown in the Justice League animated series. There’s a coin slot and top and and access door in the base. Presumably you’re required to recite the Green Lantern Oath each time you take own money. Set to arrive in October, it’s available for preorder now.

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Settle the DC vs. Marvel debate like adults: with a game of chess

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The age-old arguments about which publisher is better and who would win in a fight take on an air of sophistication with these Marvel and DC Comics chess pieces from Eaglemoss Publications. Now you can say “Larfleeze takes Superboy” or “Molecule Man defeats Archangel” while sipping cognac in your study.

As you can see in the image above, the DC and Marvel sets feature different styles of bases, but they still blend together pretty well if you’re planning to mix and match, pitting white queen Wonder Woman against black queen Viper. (Really, Viper? Not Dark Phoenix or, y’know, the Black Queen?)

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Kotobukiya unveils its Black Canary Bishoujo statue

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Following a brief preview last week, Kotobukiya has unveiled Black Canary, the latest in its line of DC Comics Bishoujo statues.

Sculpted by M.I.C. from a design by Shunya Yamashita, the 9.5-inch statue depicts the character in a her classic costume, standing “triumphant on the field of battle, reaching for the stars” (although she looks more like she’s getting ready to yawn).

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Mego World’s Greatest Superheroes vans hit the road again

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Following the announcement last month that it will release a reproduction of the classic Mego Batcave playset, Figures Toy Company has revealed it will roll out the Mobile Bat Lab.

Better still, it’s the first in a series of vehicles that will include the Teen Titans van, the Superman van and the Gotham City Police van, each accompanied by an exclusive 8-inch figure. No word yet whether we should expect the Joker Mobile, too, but here’s hoping …

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Square Enix takes aim at Batman with Arkham Knight figure

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It’s no Wild West Batman (then again, what is?), but Square Enix’s new Play Arts Kai Arkham Knight action figure is pretty impressive.

Based on the new villain from the upcoming Batman: Arkham Knight video game from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Rocksteady Studios, the 11-inch figure is highly detailed, from the “A” chest emblem to the military fatigues to the translucent visor.

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Hot Toys’ ‘Age of Ultron’ Vision figure was created to be perfect

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Hot Toys has at last debuted the Avenger: Age of Ultron collectible figure so many have been waiting for: The Vision.

Teased last month, the 1/6th-scale “movie accurate” figure features 30 points of articulation, a newly developed head sculpt with detailed texture and Mind Stone, a tailored costume and cape, four pairs of interchangeable hands, a display stand and — spoiler alert? — Thor’s hammer.

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Sideshow’s introduces its ‘Superman: Red Son’ statue, comrades

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Sideshow Collectibles returns to the alternative reality of the 2003 miniseries by Mark Millar, Dave Johnson and Kilian Plunkett with its new Superman: Red Son statue.

The first in a new collection of “Premium Format” (that is, “non-articulated”) figures based on the Elseworlds comic, the red- and gray- clad Man of Steel stands 25 inches tall atop the symbol of the Soviet Union. Wonder Woman and Batman figures will follow.

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DC Collectibles reveals second wave of ‘Arkham Knight’ figures

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DC Collectibles has debuted its second wave of action figures based on the upcoming Batman: Arkham Knight video game.

Revealed by MTV News, the figures of Catwoman, Commissioner Gordon, Nightwing and Robin stand between 6.5 inches and 6.75 inches tall, and feature somewhere around 20 points of articulation, as well as character-specific accessories and (in most cases) interchangeable hands. They join Wave 1’s Batman, Scarecrow, Harley Quinn, Arkham Knight and the Gamestop-exclusive Red Hood, released in April.

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Mondo debuts Ninja Turtle figure based on Eastman’s first sketch

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Mondo is celebrating the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with the release of an action figure based on Kevin Eastman’s very first sketch — doodled on a napkin — of one of the heroes in a half shell.

Called, appropriately enough, the First Turtle Figure features five points of articulation, and is available in four varieties: B&W Version, which imitates the original pen sketch; Color Version With Red Mask; Color Version With Orange Mask; and the Deluxe Limited Edition, which is the B&W Version with three interchangeable heads sporting white, red and orange masks.

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