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King Diamond and The Misfits ReAction

Super7 will be releasing a pair of new ReAction figures - from a pair of classic rock bands. The first is the latest Misfits ReAction Figure - Earth A.D. album version. The second is the debut of the legendary Monarch of Heavy Metal Darkness - the King Diamond ReAction Figure (based on his 1985 "Don't Break The Oath" album). Both figures will be dropping Wednesday, August 1st 2018 at Noon PST and likely to run $15.00 each.

City Cryptid Dunny Art Figure Series

Kidrobot has released the new multi-artist City Cryptid Dunny Art Figure Series curated by Disney designer and award winning artist, Scott Tolleson. This collectible blind-boxed vinyl art figure series features Dunny designs by an all-star cast of groundbreaking artists including: Greg “Craola” Simkins, Chris Ryniak, Alex Pardee, Charlie Immer, Amanda Louise Spayd, Chris Lee, Candie Bolton, Skinner, Tara McPherson, and Scott Tolleson. The series consists of 16 cryptids, with each Dunny blind-box running $11.99.

Kickstarter: Sharknado Official Collectible Trading Cards

RRParksCARDS has announced his (Richard Parks) latest series of collectible cards. There's currently a Kickstarter Project to fund the production of the official Sharknado Trading Card Series. In cooperation with The SYFY Channel and The Asylum, the project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Friday, August 31st 2018 at 11PM ET (it's already surpassed that goal). 

This is the first series and it features Sharknado and Sharknado 2 (series two will feature Sharknado 3 and Sharknado 4 and series three will feature Sharknado 5 and Sharknado 6). There are TWO base sets in this series - the first base set is a 90-card set of Sharknado and the second is a 90-card set of Sharknado 2. And there's a special "Bloody Subset" featuring gooey, nasty scenes of sharkish mayhem (with a special coating so the blood shimmers when cards are held at a light source). Also, there will be a 3D anaglyph 18 card subset, 4 Faux Film Cell cards, 4 different Genuine Movie-Used Costume Prop Relic Cards, 12 Full Metal Box Topper Cads produced by Faerie Metal, 9 Limited Edition Special Commission Portrait Cards with Puzzle Backs, Printing Plate Cards, Sketch Cards, and rare Progressive Proof cards.

There are various funding levels available, but the first one - where you get everything - is at the $160.00 level.

As I say with all Kickstarter projects I post about. 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 all Kickstarters with caution. (I've backed several RRParksCARDS Kickstarters and have received everything with little/no delays).

Pop! Movies: Little Shop of Horrors

Funko has announced that you'll be able to relive the 1986 Warner Bros. Pictures cult classic rock musical - Little Shop of Horrors - with the new Pop! Movies: Little Shop of Horrors series. The collection features Seymour holding a small Audrey II, Seymour’s love interest - Audrey, and her savage dentist boyfriend - Orin Scrivello, D.D.S. Also, there's Audrey II and a bloody chase (1-in-6 rarity) as well as a Baby Audrey II exclusive to Target.

The figures are currently available to pre-order from Amazon.com. You can pick them up for $10.99 each with shipping expected September 12th 2018.

Hot Toys – 1/6th scale Iron Man Mark VII

To celebrate the 500th creation of Movie Masterpiece Series from Hot Toys, they have announced the diecast version of the iconic Iron Man Mark VII 1/6th scale collectible figure from The Avengers by Marvel Studios. Inspired by one of the jaw-breaking scenes that presents the suit launching to wrap around Stark momentarily, the brand new Iron Man collectible figure successfully recreates Mark VII’s complicated yet distinctive alternative form – the large suit pod. 

This 1/6th scale Mark VII collectible figure is made with diecast materials. The figure features a newly painted head sculpt of Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man, an interchangeable LED light-up helmet, movie-accurate proportion and substantive detailed armor design with great articulations and the unique suit pod mode, metallic red and gold painting on armor, interchangeable shoulder and forearm weapon-firing armor parts, LED light-up functions on eyes, palms, and arc reactor, as well as a specially designed diorama figure base!

Sideshow Collectibles currently has the figure available to pre-order in two versions - the Standard and Exclusive (includes the Mark VII suit pod hologram) - for $433.00 each. They are expected to begin shipping in Q4 of 2019.

The 1/6th scale Iron Man Mark VII Collectible Figure features the following:

  • Battle damaged helmeted head sculpt with authentic likeness of Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark with removable mask
  • Interchangeable helmeted head with LED light-up function (white light, battery operated)
  • LED- lighted circular-shaped Arc Reactor on chest (white light, battery operated)
  • Interchangeable battle damaged mask
  • Interchangeable battle damaged chest armor plate
  • Pair of interchangeable battle damaged shoulder armor
  • Two sets of interchangeable shoulder armors (normal and missile firing)
  • Two sets of interchangeable forearm armors (normal and laser firing)
  • Pair detachable forearm rockets
  • Three sets of interchangeable thigh armor (missile, armor & normal styles)
  • Accessories for alternate Suit Pod style including:
    • Interchangeable LED – lighted chest armor plate
    • Pair of attachable specialized accessories for chest armor (placed under LED –lighted chest plate)
    • Pair of interchangeable calf legs
  • Pair of fists
  • Pair of firing fists
  • Pair of battle hands with light-up repulsors (white light, battery operated)
  • Pair of hands with articulated fingers and light-up repulsors (white light, battery operated)
  • Pair of attachable real-like red-colored lasers accessories
  • Specially designed square-shaped road diorama dynamic figure base with movie logo and character nameplate

Exclusive Bonus Accessory for Special Edition:

  • Mini Suit Pod hologram (approximately 3 inches tall)

Autopsy Babies – Melted Crayon Edition

Lulubell Toys is currently taking pre-orders for the latest Autopsy Babies from Miscreation Toys. This vibrant new Autopsy Babies - Melted Crayon Edition are marbled in red, blue, green, and yellow by vinyl master Shirahama. There are two different characters available - the Gergle (shown above) and the Zombie Staple Baby (shown below). This is a made to order pre-order with no order maximum, you can reserve yours from Lulubell for $135.00 each.

The First Ten Years Movbi and Iron Man Mark L Cosbaby Set

Marvel Studios has kicked off their year-long Marvel Cinematic Universe 10-Year anniversary celebration...and Hot Toys is getting in on the action by announcing the Marvel Studios: The First Ten Years Movbi and Iron Man Mark L Cosbaby (S) Bobble- Head Set. This set of two figures includes Hot Toys’ original character - Movbi - wearing a black baseball cap with a cup of coffee (referencing Kevin Feige in his smart causal style) on a comfy theatre chair. Plus, Iron Man Mark L has specially flown all the way to join Movbi for the most epic movie party ever.

Look for these to be available where other Cosbaby figures are sold...maybe try Amazon?

Mike Slobot x Town of Cary Parks – Robots on Every Corner

Mike Slobot and the Town of Cary Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources present "Robots on Every Corner". The art show features Raleigh local artist Mike Slobot's original robot sculptures and paintings in the historic Page-Walker Arts and History Center in Downtown Cary, NC. Blending old and new, Mike presents his friendly robot sculptures and paintings in the First Floor Gallery and the Glass Display Case through August 4th 2018.

An artist reception takes place on Friday July 27th 2018 from 6PM to 8PM during the Final Friday Cary Art Loop. If you're in my neck of the woods...get out to see this.

Superplastic Launches New Site – and New Collectibles

Superplastic​ launched its new web store yesterday. The shop features limited edition toys and apparel designed by world famous artists. Janky, launched via Kickstarter, is slated to begin shipping in December 2018. But, they have some new items available at launch.

The Punk Skull - by acclaimed Spanish artist ​Okuda San Miguel​ - is a 12-inch tall psychedelic mohawked skull created in soft vinyl. Limited to 999 pieces, the figure is available to pre-order for $160.00. It's slated to begin shipping in Early 2019.

The special Oh-No “Blackout Edition”​​ SuperJanky​ by cult UK/French artist McBess is limited to a run of 333 pieces. The 8-inch tall piece is available to pre-order for $80.00 and will ship "before Xmas 2018".

Also, the site debuted the first Superplastic apparel capsule​, featuring oversized graphic t-shirts, sweatshirts, and other items. Currently there are four tees available, ranging in price from $40.00 for short-sleeve to $55.00 for long-sleeve.

Baphomaniac Enchanted Evil Edition

Toy Art Gallery will be releasing a new edition of Martin Ontiveros' Baphomaniac tomorrow (Friday July 27th 2018) at Noon PT. Sculpted by David Arshawsky of Turtlemilk Studios, The Baphomaniac Enchanted Evil Edition is cast in teal soft vinyl (with a factory paintjob). The Baphomaniac stands 8 inches tall and features articulation at the arms and head. You'll be able to pick up one for yourself for the sweet price of $95.00.