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SDCC 2012- Mezco

Mezco was on site at Comic Con, selling some cool exclusives and showcasing some upcoming items, including the 14″ rotocast Thundercats, Earthworm Jim, Mars Attacks and more.

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SDCC 2012- DC Collectibles Preview Party

DC Comics is stepping up their game and expanding into the 3.75 in scale of figures, and while fans thought there were only two figures to start, it turns out there’s a whole Corp on deck. Continue reading “SDCC 2012- DC Collectibles Preview Party” »

SDCC 2012- Mattel

During Preview night the Mattel cases had a lot of empty space, full of small signs telling fans to come to the panels to find out what will fill the cases through the rest of the convention. There were however some fun surprises in store on the floor.  Continue reading “SDCC 2012- Mattel” »

SDCC 2012- Hasbro

At preview night Hasbro showed off some of the best dioramas on the show floor. There was a few new items in the cases with a few mysterious customs thrown in the mix as well. Continue reading “SDCC 2012- Hasbro” »

The Lightning Gremlin Sparks Up Your Creature Collection

NECA’s Lightning Gremlin is starting to hit Toys R Us, and the exclusive figure is definitely different than the other creatures we’ve seen so far.

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Matty Collector Brings DC Fans (New) Gods and Monsters

June saw the release of two new additions to the DC Universe Club: Infinite Earths subscription line. Last month’s Golden Age Flash was a fantastic premiere figure, but how do this month’s characters compare?

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Evil Comes to Comic Con

The San Diego Comic Con exclusives for the Marvel Universe line will give fans some highly requested villains to build their own Masters of Evil.

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Hasbro’s SDCC Uncanny X-Force Are Legendary


2012 marked the Return of Marvel Legends, and Hasbro is going all-out with an amazing box set of Legends figures available at Comic Con. The Uncanny X-Force set delivers stunning new versions of Wolverine, Psylocke and Archangel, all in their X-Force gear, and promises to round out the covert ops mutant team nicely.

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Comic Con Gets Jinx-ed, In The Best Way Possible

One of the most exciting exclusives Hasbro is bringing to Comic Con is the GI Joe Kim Arashikage figure, marking the return of the Joe team’s resident lady ninja to the 25th/ Modern era. With an incredible new sculpt, great accessories and a classic look, I don’t think Jinx could have turned out any better.

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Playmates Shells Out Their (Mostly) Great New TMNT Figures

Since their debut at Toy Fair in February, I’ve been highly anticipating the release of Playmates’ new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles line.  Based on Nickelodean’s upcoming CGI-animated reboot of the television series, the titular characters sport fresh new sculpts that pull elements from both the original Mirage comic series as well as the classic animated series, but with some creative new twists.  Unfortunately, while all four turtles look and feel incredible, the supporting cast received a rather below-average treatment, hurting the line as a whole.

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