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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It’s been a long way getting here, but the first, ever Figure Subscription Service by the GI Joe Collector’s Club is ready to launch…
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The second wave of DC Unlimited and Batman Unlimited figures have been released, and they are pretty cool.
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The man behind Marvel Universe has found a new home at Jazwares.
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The X-Men’s weather-controlling heroine makes her debut in Kotobukiya’s Marvel Bishoujo collection with one of the company’s finest statues yet.
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