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Black Widow Bishoujo Gets A Fantastic Upgrade

The most recent addition to the excellent Marvel Bishoujo collection from Kotobukiya is a new take on Black Widow, and the iconic Avenger’s new version is one of their best pieces yet.  The Covert Ops edition of Black Widow brings the sexy, stealthy heroine to life in what should be the centerpiece of any Avengers or Daredevil display.

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White Jinx Is A Cool Variant

Keeping up with their trend from the last few years, Hasbro released a very limited, and already highly sought-after variant of their awesome GI Joe Jinx figure.  The alternate take on Kim Arashikage sports a new, unmasked headsculpt and a white version of her costume, and it’s a great figure for any die-hard Real American Hero collectors.

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SDCC 2012- Jr.’s Hasbro Marvel Panel Report

Attending the Hasbro Marvel panel was supposed to be a swan song of sorts. With an ever-expanding toy collection, I came to the realization that I don’t read the modern comics anymore. The Super Helicarrier was amazing but just impossible to send home. Continue reading “SDCC 2012- Jr.’s Hasbro Marvel Panel Report” »

Mattel’s 2013 Subscription Clubs Are Open

I figured I should let you know “officially” that Mattel’s 2013 Subscription services are open for sale, but only until August 6th.  That gives you just about two weeks to decide if you’re in for another year of Masters of the Universe or Club Infinite Earths… or Matty’s new Watchmen series.

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SDCC 2012- Mattypallooza

The energy was high at the Mattypallooza panel this year, with all-new reveals, surprises, and even a new subcription series! There was a lot of chatter going into the event. The Create-a-Character winner was accidentally revealed on the Mattycollector website, deflating an otherwise impressive showing. Also in question was the status of properties like Voltron and Ghostbusters, and the advent of the new property. Scott and co. did their best to keep the energy high, and the panel gave fans a lot to talk about. Continue reading “SDCC 2012- Mattypallooza” »

SDCC 2012- Kotobukiya

Kotobukiya had quite a few new items on display at their Comic Con booth this year, including some exciting new additions to the Bishoujo and Art FX collections for their many properties.

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SDCC 2012- NECA

NECA had a solid showing at Comic Con, with reveals of the final figures for the next waves of Rocky figures, Kyle Reese from Terminator, an action feature Robocop and lots more– check out the photos.

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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” »