Toy Art Gallery will be releasing the Takoshi Freezer Burn Edition tomorrow (Friday July 7th 2017) at Noon PT via their site. The new factory-painted edition of the superhero squid by Yakimon features silver and pink spray on bright blue vinyl with black and red details. The Takoshi vinyl stands 8 inches tall and is articulated at the arms, head, and waist. He features a removable mask and a miniature Tako. The piece is produced by Toy Art Gallery and made in Japan. You'll be able to pick one up tomorrow for $90.00.
From Starr Mignon and Gavriel Discordia of Discordia Merchandising comes the Kickstarter campaign to produce their new DIY Spray Can Vinyl Toy. The platform toy stands approximately 7.5 inches tall and is made of Rotocast Vinyl. The DIY Spray Can Vinyl Toy is a full scale standard spray can that's built to provide maximum customization. It includes a realistic, fixed, Fat Cap style top.
The Kickstarter price for the DIY Spray Can Vinyl is $12.00 (a super early-bird version is $8.00). There are also a handful of artists offering up customized versions of the toy, ranging from $125.00 to $250.00. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Tuesday, July 18th 2017 at 8:00 PM EDT.
Remember...this is not a pre-order. There are many instances of crowd funded projects that have been funded never making good on their promised goods. So back with caution.
Monogram International has announced the Spider-Man Homecoming Blind Bag Collection. These collectors keyrings comes packaged in a blind foil bag.There are 11 characters in all, with two exclusives. Look for them to hit retailers this month (or possibly August 2017).
HBO and Funko have partnered for several new Game of Thrones figures from various different lines. There's the newest series of Dorbz: Game of Thrones figures featuring adorable takes on beloved characters from the hit HBO series, such as Cersei Lannister, Jaime Lannister, Arya Stark, Jon Snow, and Melisandre. Also, be on the lookout for the limited Melisandre chase edition: 1- in-6 Melisandre Dorbz produced will glow red.
Also, the Rock Candy: Game of Thrones, for the very first time, will include Daenerys Targaryen and Brienne of Tarth reimagined as Rock Candy figures.
Finally, the Pop! Game of Thrones: Battle of the Bastards 2-Pack features Jon Snow and Ramsay Bolton as they faced off in one of the most epic battles in the history of Westeros.
Funko has announced a number of new lines and series based on the hit Netflix series Stranger Things.
The Mystery Mini: Stranger Things series includes several characters from the hit television show. You’ll find a few different versions of Eleven, and of course she’s joined by her friends Mike, Dustin, and Lucas. Joyce and Hopper join the kids too, as well as Nancy, Barb,
the terrifying Demogorgan, and many more.
There will also be exclusives, including Eleven, Joyce with axe, and Dr. Brenner available only at Hot Topic. Eleven underwater, Upside-Down Will and Mr. Clarke are only available at Target. And Eleven in hospital gown, Steve and Upside-Down Barb are available exclusively at GameStop.
The Supercute Plush: Stranger Things series features two different versions of the mysterious Eleven (one complete with an Eggo, the other in her notable blonde wig), Mike, Will, Lucas, Dustin, and Barb. And you've never seen a Demogorgan this cuddly.
Finally, the Pop! Television: Stranger Things Series 2 features a new version of Eleven, this time wearing a hospital gown,
Jonathan and his camera, Nancy taking charge with her trusty pistol, the creepy Dr. Martin Brenner, and Jim Hopper with his coffee and donut. Keep an eye out for the chase variant - Hopper without his hat - a 1-in-6 rarity!
Rounding out the series are Joyce and Hopper in the hazmat suits needed to search for Will in the Upside-Down. Joyce can only be found at Target, and look for Hopper at Hot Topic.
Based on Phantom City Creative's art print, Mondo has announced their new Marvel statue featuring Spider-Gwen (aka Spider-Woman, aka Gwen Stacey). Now available for pre-order, Spider-Gwen is perched atop a high-rise building either taking a selfie or slinging a web to swing into action - you decide with an interchangeable hand.
The 14.25-inch tall polystone statue can currently be pre-ordered from Sideshow Collectibles for $195.00. It's expected to ship between January and March of 2018.
Nicknamed “Shades” for its ability to withstand extreme heat temperatures, the Iron Man Mark XXIII by Tony Stark sports a streamline armor design with desert military camouflage making it an unique and special suit of the “House Party Protocol” in Iron Man 3.
Hot Toys has announced the new Toy Fair Exclusive 1/6th scale Iron Man Mark XXIII "Shades" collectible figure. Crafted in reference to Iron Man 3, the 1/6th scale Shades (Mark XXIII) has a very distinctive design featuring metallic color painting with digital camouflage pattern on its streamlined armor structure, LED light-up functions, and a dynamic figure base.
You can currently pre-order this figure from Sideshow Collectibles for $250.00. If you're in the US, that's likely your only shot at picking up this exclusive. And you'll only be able to pick it up at San Diego Comic Con 2017.
The 1/6th scale Shades (Mark XXIII) Collectible Figure features the following:
- Authentic and detailed likeness of Shades (Mark XXIII), the Extreme Heat Suit, in Iron Man 3
- Specially applied metallic color painting with digital camouflage pattern
- LED-lighted eyes and rectangular-shaped RT on chest
- Removable chest armor
- Pair of hands with movable fingers and light-up repulsors
- Pair of fists
- Pair of repulsor palms
- Articulations on waist armor which allow flexible movement
- Circular dynamic figure stand
Funko returns with a new Mystery Mini series. The Harry Potter Mystery Minis Series 2 will be available this summer. The series features Harry, Hermione, and Ron wearing a Sorting Hat. In addition, Bellatrix, Pidwigeon, Luna, Snape and many more of your favorite Harry Potter characters will be included in the blind-box series.
Look for Sirius in his Azkaban Prison garb, Buckbeak, Fred, and George - available only at Hot Topic. And Neville’s toad Trevor and Ginny Weasley’s Pygmy Puff can only be found at Barnes & Noble.
If you're interested in pre-ordering these, or in picking up any other Harry Potter/Funko items, head on over to Amazon.com.
Hot Toys ha announced the 1/6th scale Arkham Knight collectible figure from the now-iconic videogame - Batman: Arkham Knight. Expertly crafted based on the stylish appearance of the character in the game, the collectible figure features a detailed LED light-up helmet, skillfully tailored camouflage battle suit with armor plating, an assortment of handguns and a sniper rifle, and a Arkham Knight themed figure stand with backdrop. Furthermore, an interchangeable red colored helmet and set of armor parts are included to transform the Arkham Knight into Red Hood.
You can currently pre-order the 1/6th scale Arkham Knight figure from Sideshow Collectibles for $244.99. It's expected to begin shipping between April and June of 2018.
The 1/6th scale Arkham Knight Collectible Figure features the following:
- Authentic and detailed likeness of Arkham Knight in Batman: Arkham Knight game
- Blue colored Arkham Knight helmet with LED light-up eyes
- Interchangeable red colored Red Hood helmet
- Pair of fists
- Pair of relaxed hands
- Pair of hands for holding guns
- Pair of gripping hands
- Gesturing right hand
- Camouflage battle suit with armor plating and Arkham symbol on chest
- Utility belt with pouches
- Pair of black and blue colored gauntlets
- Pair of black boots and blue colored boots
- Set of interchangeable Red Hood armor parts on chest, arms and legs
- Sniper rifle
- Two modified handguns
- Three smoke grenades
- Specially designed figure stand with game logo and backdrop
Diamond Select Toys has released a number of new Minimates sets from licenses such as Watchmen, Predator, and Forbidden Planet.
Forbidden Planet Minimates Robby the Robot & Crewman 2-Pack
From the distant world of Altair IV comes Robby the Robot, the most technologically advanced Minimate mini-figure ever made. Based on the robot’s iconic appearance in the classic sci-fi film Forbidden Planet, this 2-inch mini-figure of Robby comes packaged in a two-pack with a Crewman from the spaceship C-57D. Robby features articulated arms and legs, while the crewman features 14 points of articulation and a laser pistol. Look for this set to sell for $9.99.
Predator Minimates Series 4 2-Packs Asst.
The epic fourth series of Predator Minimates is based on films from across the popular movie franchise. This assortment includes four exclusive two-packs: Predator Hound with Isabelle (from Predators), Cloaked Elder Predator with Detective Lambert (from Predator 2), Poncho with Cloaked Unmasked Predator (from Predator) and a rare, one-per-case variant 2-pack with Anna and the Cloaked Unmasked Predator. Each Minimates mini-figure features 14 points of articulation, removable accessories and fully interchangeable parts. You'll be able to pick up the various 2-packs for $9.99/ea.
Watchmen Movie Minimates Box Set
This new box set features four of the movie’s heroes and anti-heroes: Dr. Manhattan, Nite Owl, Rorschach, and The Comedian. Each 2-inch Minimates mini-figure features 14 points of articulation and fully interchangeable parts and accessories, including alternate unmasked heads. Plus, Dr. Manhattan glows in the dark. Pick up this 4-pack box set for $24.99.