The "Electric Uncle", from Plaseebo, is a one of a kind, 8-inch, glow in the dark vinyl that's hand-painted and features inset red glass eyes and a clear vinyl chest burster. He also has an internal motion activated color-changing LED unit. The piece is signed and dated by artist Bob Conge. Look for the Electric Uncle to be available on Friday April 29th 2016 from the Plaseebo web-shop.
Hot Toys has announced the newest collectible from the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice film license. The Batman and Batwing Cosbaby Collectible Set (The Batwing Cosbaby is also available separately) includes a Batman Cosbaby with an interchangeable Bruce Wayne head (he also comes with a Batman cowl). The Batwing is approximately 9 inches long and approximately 5.5 inches tall with its base stand. The cockpit can be opened to put in the Batman Cosbaby and can transform into landing mode with the press of a button. Look for the set to begin hitting shops in Q2/Q3 of 2016.
Funko's Mopeez: Ghostbusters Series is slated to hit store shelves beginning in July 2016. These are the old-school Ghostbusters and not those new-fangled lady Ghostbusters of the upcoming film. The set includes classic Ghostbusters characters like Peter Venkman, Raymond Stantz, Egon Spengler, Slimer, Winston Zeddermore, and the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man.
Mimoco has announced a new portable battery charger - the PlayOn MimoPowerDeck. Limited to 500 pieces, the PlayOn MimoPowerDeck is an original design inspired by the classic look of pixelated retro video games. It's available in both 4000 mAh ($29.99) and 8000 mAh ($49.99) capacities. To put that into context, the MimoPowerTube is 2600 mAh and the MimoPowerBot is 5200 mAh. The PlayOn MimoPowerDeck features a four level LED light charge indicator, dual USB outputs for charging two devices simultaneously, and compatibility with Android, iPhone, and most other 5V USB devices. Each MimoPowerDeck also comes with a Micro USB to USB charging cable to ensure that you'll be ready to charge your devices out of the box.
Hot Toys has announced another figure set from the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice film license. The Knightmare Batman and Flying Superman Cosbaby Collectible Set features an unmasked version of the caped crusader. The Knightmare Batman stands approximately 3.5 inches tall while the Flying Superman stands approximately 5 inches tall, with each featuring a rotatable head. Look for these to hit retailers beginning in Q2/Q3 of 2016.
Funko has introduced the Game of Thrones Action Figures and The Wall Display Set. These figures stand in at 3.75 inches in height and have five points of articulation. The first wave features Jon Snow, Samwell Tarly, Ghost, Tormund Giantsbane, Ygritte, Rattleshirt (aka Lord of Bones), Magnar of Thenn, a White Walker, and The Night King.
In addition to the individual figures, Funko is also releasing The Wall Display Set, which stands at 13 inches tall with 15-inch tall scaffolding to feature or interact with up to 25 Funko Action Figures. This display set comes with an exclusive Tyrion Lannister Action Figure. The individual figures will be released in June 2016, while The Wall Playlet will drop in July 2016.
Captain America: Civil War, Marvel’s biggest blockbuster of 2016, will be hitting theaters in May of 2016. Following the events of Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America and the Avengers continue to protect the world, but the team becomes divided into two opposing factions, one led by Captain America and another by Iron Man, after collateral damage prompts the government to oversee and hold accountability for the Avengers’ actions. Hot Toys has announced a special 1/6th scale Captain America (Battling Version) collectible figure as a Movie Promo Edition item available exclusively in selected markets.
The highly-accurate Captain America collectible figure is crafted based on the image of Chris Evans as Captain America/Steve Rogers in Captain America: Civil War. In addition to the helmeted and newly painted un-helmeted head sculpt of Steve Rogers, the collectible figure also features a new Captain America suit with battle weathering effects, metal shield with scratch marks and weathering effects, a broken Crossbones helmet, and a special debris diorama base.
Sideshow Collectibles has the figure available to pre-order. It's currently limited to a wait list, but the figure retails for $224.99.
The 1/6th scale Captain America figure features the following:
- Captain America helmeted head sculpt
- Newly painted un-helmeted head sculpt
- Pair of fists
- Pair of shield holding hands
- Shield throwing right hand
- Shield catching left hand
- Finger pointing right hand
- Newly tailored Captain America suit with star emblem and red and white patterns
- Pair of newly tailored blue embossed patterned pants with pouches, knee pads, and red trims
- Pair of fabric coated elbow pads
- Pair of fabric coated knee pads
- Brown leather-like back shield holder and body strap
- Brown leather-like belt with pouches
- Pair of black boots
- Metal circular red and blue Captain America shield with scratch-like marks and weathering effects
- Broken Crossbones helmet
- Debris diorama base with Captain America nameplate and movie logo
Funko has announced a series of four figures from one of the most popular sci-fi films of the 1980's - Pop! Movie: Flash Gordon. The series includes namesake Flash Gordon, Ming the Merciless, General Klytus, and Prince Vultan of the Hackmen. Look for them to be released beginning in July 2016.
On Friday April 22nd 2016, at Noon PST, Toy Art Gallery will be releasing Candie Bolton's Oh My! Yokai: Night Parade mini gachas. These little devils measure around 2 inches tall and are cast in a blood-red vinyl. This debut edition is available for $10.00 each or $40.00 for the set of 5 pieces.
Hey...it's time to celebrate the career of Conor McGregor...right? Oh wait...he's now un-retired? Well, it doesn't matter to Funko as they've announced the Pop! UFC Series. The series features the best fighters from around the world - Conor McGregor, Ronda Rousey, Chris Weidman, Anderson Silva, Jose Aldo, and BJ Penn. Look for them to be released in June 2016.