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Sideshow’s 1/6th Scale C-3PO Collectible Figure

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Sideshow Collectibles has unveiled the partner in crime to their already revealed R2-D2 1/6th scale figure...the C-3PO 1/6th Scale Collectible Figure. Sideshow has made the C-3PO Sixth Scale Figure from Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope available to pre-order for $229.99. It's slated to begin shipping in November 2015. So...you only have to wait a year. But if you order him from Sideshow, the Sideshow Exclusive Version features a swap out damaged shoulder. 

The C-3PO 1/6th Scale Figure features:

  • Dented Face and Chest
  • Unique Body with over 40 Points of Articulation
  • Articulated Fingers
  • Light-up Eyes
  • Magnetic Restraining Bolt
  • Death Star Communicator
  • Sideshow Exclusive: Swap-Out Damaged Shoulder
  • Figure Support Base

Living Dead Dolls Series 28 GID Variants

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Mezco has announced the Living Dead Dolls Series 28 Limited Edition Glow In the Dark Variants. This limited edition set features five characters from the Living Dead Dolls series 28 - Sweet 16 Sadie, Tina Pink, RubyOnyx, and Hayze - with all new color schemes and bodies cast in glow in the dark vinyl. These luminescent terrors are available exclusively at MezcoToyz.com beginning on Black Friday (November 28th 2014).

Evil Warui Neko – US Edition Lottery

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Plaseebo will be offering up the Evil Warui Neko - US Edition designed and sculpted in the US by Kaiju Coup and produced in Japan by Medicom Toy. The 6.5-inch tall vinyl figure has hand cast white resin fangs, swirled glass inset eyes and an internal motion activated color-changing LED unit with replaceable batteries. This edition of 7 pieces is hand painted by Bob Conge of Plaseebo and will be available for $220.00 each.

To enter the lottery to purchase one of the Evil Warui Neko figures, please send your Name, Address, and Paypal address to: bob@plaseebo.net The Entry deadline is Wednesday November 26th 2014.

Jango Keiko – Mintyfresh Exclusive

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The 12th installment in the Keiko series by Fools Paradise is their 2nd exclusive with Mintyfresh. The Jango Keiko - Mintyfresh Exclusive is a 12-inch tall polystone resin figure. It's limited to a run of only 100 pieces and can be pre-ordered for €199.95 (around $251). While it's a pre-order, the figure is estimated to arrive in December 2014 (though I might not bet your Christmas gifts on it getting to you for the big day).

Bellicosity MimoPowerTube by Nathan Hamill

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Mimoco has introduced their Artist Series x MimoPowerTube 2600 - Bellicosity by Nathan Hamill. The MimoPowerTube 2600 is a single cell rechargeable backup battery that powers up smartphones and other 5V mobile devices. It includes a USB charging cable with multiple tips (microUSB, miniUSB, Nokia, Apple 30 pin, Apple Lightning) and a velvet carrying pouch to stash it all in one place. You can pick yours up, with Nathan's Bellicose Bunny adorning it, for $29.99.

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Kidrobot joins NECA Family of Companies

In a not so shocking bit of news, KR Purchase, LLC (a wholly owned subsidiary of National Entertainment Collectibles Association) and Kidrobot have announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which KR Purchase will acquire Kidrobot. The globally recognized creator of designer vinyl toys joins the growing NECA family of specialty entertainment companies, and will proceed as an artist-run company under the creative direction of Frank Kozik, renowned graphic artist and creator of the Labbit urban vinyl toy line.

“It’s rare to have the opportunity to join forces with an artist-centric company like this,” said Joel Weinshanker, COO of NECA. “We are doubly thrilled to be able to allow it to grow organically and flourish on its own, which is what we’re certain it will do with the involvement of Frank Kozik as Creative Director.”

“When Joel and NECA approached us about joining forces, about his intention to support us and allow Kidrobot to move forward with autonomy, I knew we had found the right partner," said Bob Africa, President of Kidrobot. “The timing of Frank agreeing to join us could not have been better and we are incredibly excited about Kidrobot’s future.”

Kidrobot will remain headquartered in their Boulder offices, while they are supported by NECA’s (located in Hillside, NJ) vast network of suppliers, creatives and internal team members.

3A Toys’ Halo Master Chief Pre-Order

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3A Toys has announced that the Halo Master Chief Spartan Mark VI 1/6th Scale Collectible Figure will be available for pre-order at Bambaland starting on Thursday November 20th 2014 at 9AM Hong Kong Time (that's 8PM ET on November 19th) for $240.00 with International shipping included in the price. The Bambaland Exclusive Edition comes with the Z-250 LightRifle, which will not be available anywhere else.

The Bambaland Exclusive Edition HALO Master Chief Spartan Mark VI includes:

  • Fully Articulated Fingers
  • All Rifles Magnetically Attach to Shoulder Armor
  • Illuminated Helmet Featuring 4 LED Lights
  • Z-250 LightRifle [Bambaland Exclusive Weapon]
  • ARC-920 Railgun
  • MA5D Assault Rifle -
  • M11 Combat Knife
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Uncanny Critters – The Puck

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Matthew Dennall - a startup toy maker based in Sheffield UK - has opened his UncannyCritters online store...featuring his first available creation - The Puck. Puck is the first in a series of toys that will be based on old British folk​-tales. "Pucks are forest Goblins, who are viewed as the most dim witted of the tree spirits, often thought by other fairy folks as being no smarter then a young dog."

The nearly 4-inch tall toy will be cast and painted by the artist. He's painted a classic green on the flesh and then an autumn reddish brown for the bark that grows from his skin. The figure features articulation in the forearms and head.

The Puck is now available for preorder, and Matthew will begin shipping out the toys on December 5th 2014. They're available to order now for $49.00 each.

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