While each new trailer or snippet I see of Transformers: The Last Knight heightens the foreboding I feel for the upcoming film, some of the toys Hasbro is releasing to go with the movie aren’t half-bad. Officially announced yesterday, converting Cybertron is coming to light our darkest hour.
Artist Ant Lucia’s 1940's re-imagining of popular female heroes and villains has become one of DC Comics’ hottest properties, spawning a line of gorgeous statues, a comic book series, clothing, mugs and more. The only thing missing was poseable action figures. Consider that box checked.
In honor of today’s release of the eighth installment of The Fast and the Furious, Toy Time launches Ludacris, Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson from the hoods of Mattel’s Stunt Stars vehicles.
Disney and Lucasfilm just announced Star Wars: Forces of Destiny, a series of animated shorts showcasing heroic women from a galaxy far, far away. Hasbro compliments the shorts with a lovely line of 11-inch “Adventure Figures.” It’s okay to say dolls. They’re very nice dolls.
McFarlane Toys really lucked out with the Destiny license. Not only does it get to make some cool figures and replica weapons, with Destiny’s armor shader system the repaint potential is massive. Here are four retailer-exclusive variants dropping in July.
My photoshoot of Hasbro’s Marvel Legends 12-inch Deadpool figure might have gotten away from me, but the point stands—Hasbro has really gotten a handle on 12-inch figures.
When a game is as pretty as Destiny can be, it deserves more than some Mega Bloks sets. McFarlane Toys sets things right this fall with a trio of Guardians, a fur-lined questgiver, a sporty ride and a $150 replica of a highly sought-after weapon.
Nothing says “ready for action” like a grappling hook and a fine head of plastic hair. Nendoroid Nathan Drake: Adventure Edition has both.
Even with only half of the brothers available so far, it’s clear that Bandai’s S.H. Figuarts versions of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are the best action figures based off the classic animation yet. The secret’s in the soft shell.
Undertale action figures are out now, and they got one heck of a trailer. It’s very, um, Undertale, is the best way I can think to put it. Also, I’m pretty sure I need Lesser Dog with karate neck action in my life.
Think your Rogue One: A Star Wars Story toy shopping adventure is over? Have you been to Kohl’s yet? How about Walgreens? Entertainment Earth? Here are six sets of retailer-exclusive Hasbro Star Wars toys to add to your shopping list.
Hasbro’s excellent six-inch Marvel Legends line has relatively X-Men free since 2014's paltry Toys’R’Us exclusive Jubilee series. Now Marvel’s mutant heroes return with eight figures and the parts to build the Juggernaut, bitch. Sorry, reflex.
McFarlane Toys just released the first wave of Madden 17 Ultimate Team action figures. Each $24.99 figure comes with a code redeemable for seven pro packs in the game. Collectors will want to keep an eye out for Todd Gurley and Tom Brady variant figures. Details here.
Good news and bad news, guys: Korra, star of the Avatar sequel The Legend of Korra, has finally received an action figure courtesy of the folks at Good Smile. That’s the good news. The bad news is that if you were hoping for a Korra figure without a giant, oversized head, well, you’re going to be waiting a while…
Blizzard got Hollywood creature and effects legend Steve Wang (Predator, Hellboy) to help out with Overwatch’s launch. His work: three giant action figures, complete with giant boxes.
In all my years of toy collecting I’ve never managed to fully assemble one of Hasbro’s Marvel Legends Build-A-Figure sets. I’ve also never recorded a Toy Time video without a beard. First time for everything, I suppose.
Though it seems as if Hot Toys is straying a bit from their normally excellent attention to detail and articulation with the Captain America: Civil War Ant-Man figure, they’re really stepped in up in terms of accessories.
Dark Horse and CD Projekt Red have joined forces to create all sorts of Witching memorabilia, starting with a gorgeous set of premium action figures launching this fall. Come gaze upon them.
I wasn’t sure about Jared Leto’s Joker in the early images. The full Suicide Squad movie trailer didn’t help. Today I was there when Mattel debuted the official action figures and nope, still not feelin’ it.