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Mezco’s Box O’ Gold St Patrick’s Day Mystery Box

Mezco has just revealed their biggest mystery box ever - The Box O’ Gold St Patrick’s Day Mystery Box. Each mystery box, retailing for $55.00, contains over $100 worth of Mezco products. Some will feature One:12 Collective merchandise. Some will contain The Living Dead Dolls products. Other may contain items from Chucky, Hellraiser III, Beetlejuice, Mortal Combat, The Conjuring, or other lines. And three lucky randomly selected customers will receive a special extra-large Box O’ Gold St Patrick’s Day Mystery Box containing over $500 worth of merchandise.

The magic begins on St Patrick’s Day (Friday March 17th 2017) at 9AM ET.

Pop! Movies: Captain Underpants

Just in time for the June release of the upcoming film, Captain Underpants is joining the Funko family. The Pop! Movies: Captain Underpants lineup includes the kind-hearted and elastic-banded hero (Captain Underpants) and his nemesis, the villainous scientist Professor Poopypants. Professor Poopypants is also available in his pink suit, available exclusively at FYE.

IF you're interested in pre-ordering them, you can head on over to Amazon.com and get the jump on the rush. (I'm just assuming you'll be getting underwear recommendations for the next several weeks)

Shadow the Assassin Raccoon

Darkstonetoys is a new company that's currently taking pre-orders for their Shadow the Assassin Raccoon resin figure based on the illustrations of Juan Carlos Valdez, a Miami based artist. So what you're seeing here is a 3-D render. The pre-order is so the piece can get funded and made (basically Kickstarter minus the slight feeling of security of Kickstarter). The plans are for this resin piece to measure 7 inches tall. There will 2 colorways aside from the main color version. And it runs $75.00

Of course, I should warn you about the multiple misspellings, the lack of any other releases from this company/artist, that there isn't an actual product being shown here, and that the 3-D renders are missing the coloration for Mr. Raccoon's nose in the below photos. If you're okay with all of that and don't care about your $75.00...go ahead and pre-order one. Please tell us if/when you get it.

High Proof Toys’ Marble Madness

High Proof Toys is releasing eight one of a kind Marbled Rock Types (four Regular and four Evolved). The Regular Rock Types are priced at $25.00 each and the Evolved Rock Types (those with legs) are priced at $32.00 each. In addition, they'll be releasing their first batch of Blind Bag Tiny Boots zipper charms. These are priced at $6.00 each and some colorways are more rare than others.

All items are set to be released on Thursday March 16th 2017 at 10AM CST. (with the time change...who knows when that actually is)

 

Scout.Troop at Coin Rides Game #5

Fools Paradise has announced the pre-order availability of their Scout.Troop at Coin Rides Game #5 figure. The pre-order period lasts until March 28th 2017, with a maximum run of 299 pieces worldwide. The nearly one-foot tall vinyl and PVC collectible will begin shipping in Q2 of 2017. So if you've been dying to get your hands on a scantily-clad Biker Scout riding on a coin-operated speeder ever since you saw that movie with all of the fuzzy Ewoks, you can pre-order one now for $269.00 plus $30.00 for global shipping.

Baby Terror Baby Puft

Mighty Jaxx has released the Baby Terror Baby Puft from artist Alex Solis. The 8-inch tall sofubi figure is based on an illustration of the Ghostbusters character as an incredibly adorable infant. This is the first in a collaborative series - Baby Terrors - with the artist. It will bring Solis' pop-culture illustrations to life with an insane line-up of iconic monsters, killers, maniacs and other terrifying characters from fan-favorite horror movies and tales in cute, comical style. You can order the Baby Puft figure for $80.00.

AMON: The Apocalypse of Devilman Statue

Gecco Corp has announced the 1/6th scale AMON statue from AMON: The Apocalypse of Devilman created by the master manga artist Go Nagai. The 1.5 foot tall painted polystone statue is slated to be released in July 2017. A huge demon skull and magic circle are designed on the base capturing the hideous demon's world.

"Devilman" is a ground breaking comic series created by master manga artist Go Nagai, who marks his 50th anniversary as an artist in 2017. Many spin-off works have been released by various creators, and "Amon: Apocalypse of Devilman" is one of them. In this story, the mighty demon fighter “Amon” is fused with a human named Akira Fudo which we’ve recreated as a fine art polystone statue.

REVIEW: Threezero’s Jaime Lannister

I’m sure folks are already counting down the days until Season 7 of Game of Thrones (it’s July 16th 2017). One of the most popular shows on television, the HBO series based on George R. R. Martin’s book series also has collectors’ interest piqued. And Threezero is producing the only 1/6th scale figure series (that we know of) based on characters from the show.

To date, they’ve released Eddard Stark, Jon Snow, Tyrion Lannister, and – now – Jaime Lannister. The Kingslayer comes dressed up in his highly detailed Kingsguard armor that’s removable and gives Jaime Lannister a totally different look.

Featuring the likeness of actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Lannister, the face sculpt does an admirable job recreating the look of the character from early in the series. Remember, this is a show that started in 2011, and the characters have been through a lot. Like losing hands…although this version of Lannister doesn’t include his golden hand.

The outfit is pretty impressive. All of the armor can be removed rather easily. That getup has a weathered cloak that clips on to the armor. It also includes a pair of “dressier” boots. Or you can then go with the tan leather-ish jacket (I believe they call it a robe) and the “casual” boots. For that more, laid-back look.

As far as weapons go, the Kingslayer is sporting his sword (I think it might be Oathkeeper) and a dagger. Each one can be secured on his belt in the accompanying sheath. And to hold those weapons, the figure includes an extra pair of hands specifically designed for that purpose.

Threezero doesn’t include display stands with most of their figures, which helps keep costs down. For example, the Jaime Lannister figure at $190.00 is about $20.00 less than your average 1/6th scale figure from competing high-end companies. Of course, this isn’t a Disney license…which might lend to some of those high costs.

And while there are some options for Game of Thrones collectors, since it’s not a show fit for kids (just watch some of the first few seasons), you don’t get the same number of lines a Marvel film would pull in. We’ve seen lines from Dark Horse, Funko, and McFarlane…but nothing that compares to the quality of what Threezero is putting out. And the proof is in the pudding…their Jaime Lannister figure is sold out in most spots.

The Facts



Jaime Lannister
Series: Game of Thrones
Manufacturer: Threezero
Authorized Likeness: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
Material: 1/6th scale plastic articulated figure
Dimensions: 12 inches tall
Points of Articulation: Very many
Outfit: Highly Detailed Kingsguard Armor; Shirt; Pants; Robe; Cloak; Boots; Belt; Metal Buttons
Accessories: Pair of relaxed hands; Pair of hands for holding weapons; Sword; Dagger
Pricing: $190.00