The TRON: Legacy set from Disney has gone from LEGO Ideas to actual production and release. The set features 2 Light Cycles, each with minifigure, seats, and translucent-colored light-style elements, plus a divisible TRON grid with attachment points for the vehicles. The three included LEGO minifigures are Sam Flynn, Quorra, and Rinzler. And each Light Cycle measures over 6 inches long. You can pick up the set for $34.99.
Fools Paradise has released the pre-order details for their upcoming Oishii Paradise - Beefy release. Priced at $85.00 (plus $20.00 for global shipping), the approximately 6-inch tall vinyl figure will be limited to a run of 298 pieces. The pre-order window will open today (April 2nd 2018) at Noon ET. Look for the figure to begin shipping in Q3 of 2018.
BigManToys has announced a large release of various handmade figures. The first, shown above, is a Reanimation Edition Maniac Cop statue (from the cult 1980's film) cast in clear green resin with a black paint rub. This 8-inch tall variant is limited to 5 pieces. It features magnetic joints at arms and neck, and comes complete with a chunky movie-faithful stand (Logo screenshotted from the movie and digitally embossed). They run $69.00 each.
There are also the Day of the Slug minifigures, available in lucky 4-bags for just $20.00 each. There are 19 sculpts in total, including a couple of new ones by Jimmy of Ironhaus Productions. They are mostly rubber with some painted resin ones in the mix .
Lee has also made a custom giant version of the character Hydraz from Warrior Beasts, using a Super 7 Giant MOTU and 3D printing. This one is currently being auctioned off on eBay.
Finally, he's also made a few rubber versions of his Golden Axe inspired Chicken-Leg sculpt. It's a 5.5" barbarian figure compatible mount, which sells for only $30.00 each.
Goodleg Toys has released their official Jörg Buttgereit’s “Der Todesking” resin figure, from the creepy 1990 German horror film of the same name. A limited edition of 30 pieces, all copies will be signed by the director himself. They're 100% handmade and official...not a bootleg. Pick one up for $78.00 shipped worldwide.
Being one of the most adorable superheroes among Marvel Studios’ productions, Baby Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 has drawn tremendous attention across continents after the world premiere.Of course, Hot Toys has announced their must-have Groot life-size collectible figure. Standing in at approximately 9 inches in height, the figure features a newly developed body and expert paint applications to reflect Baby Groot’s unique appearance. The packaging allows you to recreate the scene with Groot dancing along with music in the very beginning of the movie. Look for the figure to be released between Q2 and Q3 of 2018.
Hipster millennials delight! Funko has announced a new series of Pop! figures based on the FOX show New Girl. The Pop! Television: New Girl series will feature Jess and her three single roommates Nick, Winston, and Schmidt. Now that they've gotten into the mediocre sitcom realm...I can't wait to see the Home Improvement Pop! line.
Collect them this summer. Head over to Amazon.com, where you can likely pre-order this quartet.
Hot Toys has announced a new series of Cosbaby figures from the blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 film. This series is specifically made for fans of Groot. The Groot Cosbaby(S) Bobble-Head - availale in a velvet hair version, glow in the dark version, transparent brown version, transparent version and a specially designed frosted version - measures about 4 inches tall, while the Groot Cosbaby (L) Bobble-Head stands in around 9 inches in height. Look for them to be released between Q2 and Q3 of 2018.
ESC-Toy has announced that Devolver Digital has released the official Minit Plush. Each 10-inch tall plush will include a Steam key for a download of the game for free (it's located on a scratch off on the hang tag). Minit is a collaboration between Kitty Calis, Jan Willem Nijman, Jukio Kallio, and Dominik Johann and will be released by Devolver Digital on April 3rd 2018. You can pick up the plush right now for $25.00.
Argonaut Resins is excited to announce the all new Tuttz Sphinx cat is headed to resin production in the coming weeks. The new Tuttz Sphinx is designed, created and 3D printed by Eric Nocella Diaz and 3D sculpted by Francis Rivera. Colorways and pricing will be forthcoming as the project develops further so stay tuned!
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