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Mondo’s ALIENS Xenomorph Mugs

Mondo has announced the second in their line of ceramic tiki mugs, this time inspired by the James Cameron classic, ALIENS. The Xenomorph Mug is hand-glazed, holds 16 fluid ounces, stands 8 inches tall, and is available in five different glazeways, three of which are available for pre-order and expected to ship in Summer 2017. 

The Blue version runs $28.00. The Hive version (matte black with silver teeth and nails) goes for $32.00 and is only available from Mondo until March 3rd. And the Acid Blood (dark green) is limited to 200 pieces and sells for $42.00.

The Brown glaze variant will be exclusive to the Alamo Drafthouse (which you can order in the next couple of months), and the Xeno Bone version will be an event exclusive available at a later date. More details to come.

 

NECA’s brisk Rocky & Mickey Maquettes

If you were alive in the 1990's then you likely remember those Lipton Brisk commercials featuring a stop motion Rocky Balboa and the actual voice of Sylvester Stallone shilling some weird iced tea lemonade concoction. Well, NECA has announced that they're transforming those stylized puppets (working from the actual puppets used to make the commercial) into Rocky and Mickey maquettes. Rocky stands approximately 12 inches tall and has fabric boxing shorts, while Mickey stands about 10 inches tall and features fabric hat and clothing. Both statues are in accurate scale to each other and have movable eyes that can be positioned in various directions. Each statue comes with a display base.

They'll be available beginning in July 2017. The individual Rocky maquette will be limited to 3,000 pieces. Or the Rocky & Mickey set (I'd obviously get that one) will be limited to 1,500 pieces.

Hot Toys’ 1/6th scale Rocket (Deluxe Version)

Star-Lord and company are back in cinemas this spring to kick off the blockbuster movie season, and fans will happily go along for the ride on their latest intergalactic adventures. Hot Toys has jumped in on the action with the announcement of a Deluxe Version 1/6th scale collectible figure of Rocket, the gun-toting space raccoon with attitude to spare.

Expertly crafted based on the character's appearance in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, the movie-accurate Rocket figure features a finely sculpted head portraying his roaring expression, tailored combat suit, detailed jetpack and weapons, interchangeable hands and feet, a non-articulated miniature Baby Groot that can be placed on his shoulder, and a dynamic figure stand designed with Rocket's unique stature in mind and ideal for aerial poses. The Deluxe Version also comes with an additional interchangeable Rocket head sculpt plus a highly detailed and mechanically complex heavy machine gun.

Sideshow Collectibles is currently taking pre-orders with an anticipated shipping date in Q1 of 2018. You can pre-order the 1/6th Rocket figure now for $227.99.

The 1/6th scale Rocket Collectible Figure (Deluxe Version) features the following:

  • Newly developed roaring expression head sculpt
  • Interchangeable head sculpt
  • Pair of relaxed hands
  • Pair of fists
  • Pair of hands for holding dual pistols
  • Pair of hands for holding machine gun
  • Pair of feet for standing
  • Pair of feet in a walking stance
  • Navy-blue combat suit
  • Utility belt with pouches
  • Two pistols of different designs
  • Highly detailed heavy machine gun
  • Jetpack with armored chest plates
  • Miniature Baby Groot
  • Specially designed dynamic figure stand with movie logo