While they’ve tackled various iterations of slasher extraordinaire Jason Voorhees previously, the first series in NECA’s new Friday the 13th line consists of two Jason sculpts specifically modeled after his appearance in the third film. Beautifully detailed and a blast to play around with, these pieces are easily some of the best figures to ever make use of the license.
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Liam Neeson’s Ra’s al Ghul is the final figure in the Dark Knight Rises Movie Masters collection, and he’s the perfect character to complete the Batsignal… and Mattel’s movie series.
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Expect to compete with some twentysomething fangirls in addition to the Hot Wheels guys in the toy aisle– Joseph Gordon Levitt’s got his own action figure.
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Battle Beasts are back thanks to IDW and Diamond, and starting next February there will be one more toy line that demands your money.
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As part of Playmates’ relaunch of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the company has released not only an all-new line of pretty awesome 5″ figures, but a side series featuring 7″ versions of the Turtles in their classic 80’s cartoon looks. Called TMNT Classics, this line sees Playmates take a page from other recent toy lines line Mattel’s Masters of the Universe and Bandai’s Thundercats, delivering some wonderfully engineered and highly articulated– but still totally oldschool– heroes on the half shell.
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We’re back for the latest round of Ask Mattel answers! This time out, Matty discloses some design decisions for Princess of Power and Miss Martian… plus confirmation that Vertigo characters can– and WILL– appear in Club Infinite Earths, and who we can blame for the Fighting Foe Men (spoiler: grab a mirror, apparently)… check out all the answers!
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X-23 received a Comic Con exclusive variant in her X-Force costume, and some slight changes to Kotobukiya’s original version really nail the young mutant’s character.
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The second series of action figures based on everyone’s favorite horror/comedy is upon us and, in typical NECA fashion, they look fantastic and are tons of fun to play with. While Series 1 included two awesome iterations of Ash (you can find Bill’s in-depth review here), Series 2 introduces the film’s most memorable baddie, Henrietta Knowby, and rounds out the collection with “Hero” Ash, which depicts the character’s most iconic visage – complete with chainsaw hand, sawed-off shotgun, and torn up shirt. Let’s take a deeper look at the new line along with NECA’s SDCC exclusive Hero From the Sky Ash figure.
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Loki’s army can finally take on The Avengers action figures, with the new Cosmic Chariot deluxe set.
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Bif Bang Pow! brings the world of the Venture Bros to a new scale with two versions of Brock Samson making their debut at Comic Con. The company’s Mego-style Retro figures have split fan reaction, but how does the new 3.75″ scale work out?
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