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Mattel’s DC All-Stars Should Go Back To The Minors

Mattel’s aborted DC Universe All-Stars series finally gets released, and the universal lack of enthusiasm is pretty apparent.

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NECA Reveals Prometheus Figures and Package Art

The first wave of Prometheus toys will be released in just a few weeks courtesy of NECA, and the company has now revealed some new images of the first figures, as well as the final package images.

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Marvel Universe Wave 19 Is One Of Hasbro’s Best Yet

With two new assortments, comic packs and store exclusives, it’s safe to say the drought of Hasbro’s Marvel Universe collection is officially over.  The latest wave is just starting to hit, and delivers five fantastic new figures to the 3.75″ Marvel U.

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TRU’s X-Men vs. Avengers 2-Packs Are Silvestri-Tastic!

Sorry for that headline, I couldn’t help it.

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MOTU Vykron Is A Dressed-Up Mess

Vykron, being a dress-up set memorializing the original pitch for what became Masters of the Universe, was a very appropriate and ambitious set for the 30th anniversary. The tank armor, the viking garb, and space man attire can each be applied to a base body to create unique looks for a new character: Vykron, the Ultimate Eternian Champion. Is this $30 set greater than the sum of his front-covering parts?

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NECA’s Friday the 13th Figures are a Cut Above the Rest

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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Ra’s al Ghul Brings The Dark Knight Movie Masters Full Circle

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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Movie Masters Batman Gets A New Sidekick

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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Everything Old Is New Again: Diamond Brings Back Battle Beasts

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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TMNT Classics Are Pretty Close To Perfect

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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