Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Cosbaby Sets

Hot Toys has announced a pair of Cosbaby collectible sets from Marvel’s upcoming film – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. The first set features Star-Lord flying with his jetpack and a smiling Groot, while the other collectible set features 3 extremely adorable Groot – one standing, one sitting down with cassette tape in hand, and one attacking with extending arms while dressed in his Ravagers outfit. Look for these two sets to be released between Q2 and Q3 of 2017.

Limited Edition Pelican’t by Joe Ledbetter

Kidrobot has announced the new Limited Edition Pelican’t by artist Joe Ledbetter. This medium sized figure is available in two colorways – the standard yellow and the Kidrobot.com blue Arctic Version colorway (limited to 200 pieces). This down on his luck bird features a bill not meant for fishing and created in true Ledbetter style. You can grab one today for $100.00 each.

Hot Toys’ Spider-Man Homemade Suit Version

Your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man is officially home in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The young Peter Parker was introduced in Captain America: Civil War last year and his surprising appearance has made fans hungry for more. This summer, the webslinger will swing back into action, juggling his budding superhero career with frantic high school life in Spider-Man: Homecoming.

Hot Toys is excited to announce the Spider-Man Homemade Suit Version 1/6th scale collectible figure. Expertly crafted based on Tom Holland’s appearance in the movie, the figure features a newly developed Peter Parker head sculpt as well as a masked head sculpt with 3 sets of interchangeable eyepieces for making a variety of facial expressions. It also comes with a finely tailored outfit with web-shooters, an assortment of spider-web shooting effect parts, and a specially designed dynamic figure stand with movie logo.

You can currently pre-order the figure from Sideshow Collectibles for $219.99. It’s slated to begin shipping around Q4 of 2017.

MyMoji: Star Wars

Funko has announced the lineup for their MyMoji: Star Wars series. These blind bag vinyl figures show a range of emotions on the faces of favorite Star Wars characters. The series features Chewbacca, Yoda, Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker, Wicket, Jabba the Hutt, Wampa, and Darth Vader.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Cosbaby Bobble-Head Set

The latest entry to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, is coming to theaters in May 2017. In anticipation of the film’s release, Hot Toys has introduced a series of Cosbaby based on the movie. The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Cosbaby Bobble-Head Series includes Star-Lord, Rocket, Groot, Gamora, and Drax. A special collectible set of the team is available with a flocked Rocket who’s exclusively crafted with velvet hair and a petite (1.5-inch) Groot. Look for these to begin shipping between Q2 and Q3 of 2017.

Threezero’s The Walking Dead – Michonne

Threezero has announced the newest figure from the AMC The Walking Dead 1/6th scale license. The Michonne collectible will be available for pre-order beginning on Thursday March 30th 2017 at 9PM ET. She’ll be priced at $165.00, with worldwide shipping included in the price. In addition, they will have a Threezero Official Website Exclusive 1/6th scale Michonne Premium Set with her Pet Walker Twin Pack. This is priced at $360.00.

The Michonne collectible figure stands approximately 12 inches tall. The fully-articulated and highly detailed collectible features a realistic likeness to Danai Gurira

Hasbro x ThreeA – Optimus Prime Evasion Edition

Hasbro x ThreeA present, from Transformers Age of Extinction, the Optimus Prime Evasion Edition premium scale collectible figure. Measuring approximately 19 inches tall and featuring over 85 points of articulation, the figure features LED illuminated details, including eyes and headlights.

The figure is currently available to pre-order over at Bambaland.com

REVIEW: February 2017 Loot Crate

February 2017 marked a major change for the folks at Loot Crate. They swapped out the box logo we’ve come to know so well for a new stylized LC (shaped sort of like a box). Personally, I’m liking this one better.

Flat Bonnie at WonderCon Anaheim 2017

Flat Bonnie will have a pair of exclusives available at WonderCon Anaheim 2017 in Booth #2130 (March 31 – April 2). The first is the return of the BunEwok plush – Flat Bonnie in cosplay. The handmade, signed, and numbered plush will features a special WonderCon sewn in tag and sell for $45.00. Second is the BunEwok Enamel Pin, a limited edition 1.25-inch hard enamel pin that will sell for $10.00.

The One:12 Collective Wolverine

Mezco has announced the One:12 Collective Wolverine collectible figure. The 6-inch tall figure is currently available to pre-order for $80.00 and is expected to ship between August and October of 2017.

Yippee…we’re in the Top 100

So, we (meaning me) at Plastic and Plush were awarded a Top 100 Toy Blog by the folks at Feedspot. If you scroll through their listing, there are a lot of recognizable sites listed. So, we’re in good company. And thanks to Feedspot for the recognition. Have I really been doing this for 13 years?

S.H. Figuarts WWE 6-inch Scale Figures

Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, steps into the ring with a number of new S.H. Figuarts WWE action figures from Tamashii Nations in 6-inch scale: Stone Cold, The Rock, Triple H, The Undertaker, and Kane. The figures are fully poseable with over 30 points of articulation and each figure makes use of Tamashii’s proprietary Digital Color Technology on the head sculpts, resulting in portraits with an uncanny lifelike resemblance to the WWE superstars.