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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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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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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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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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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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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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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For the past few weeks, collectors everywhere have been staking out Wal-Marts near and far chasing down the impossibly elusive store exclusive Legends Series Avengers. Wal-Mart’s terribly bad distribution, combined with the huge popularity of the movie have made these figures the hardest toys to find at retail this Summer, but they are absolutely worth the blood, sweat and tears it will take to find them.
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When it comes to modern classic movies, there aren’t many better than Rocky. And when it comes to making toys based on modern classic movies, there aren’t many better than NECA. So when great toy company meets great license, you know the results are going to be something special, and that’s what we get with the new Rocky series. Kicking things off with our two main fighters from the first movie, NECA brings fans the definitive toy versions of Rocky Baloboa and then-rival Apollo Creed, with the fantastic movie accuracy, perfectly realized articulation and overall coolness we’ve come to expect from them. Thanks to NECA we’ve got an up-close look at the first series of Rocky figures… check them out!
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Mattel’s Dark Knight Rises Movie Masters line gets a definite upgrade with a two-pack featuring new and greatly improved versions of Batman and Bane, and this set is totally worth checking out.
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