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Kickstarter: 9DKP Trading Card Game

The 9DKP Trading Card Game is the newest Kickstarter project from ESC-Toy. The TCG (trading card game) takes place in the 9DKP universe created by Erick Scarecrow. The objective of the project was the following:

[T]o bring the fun and wacky flavor of the 9DKP universe to table top with a TCG that is light and easy to learn. TCGs can often be intimidating for payers to get invested in due to their complexity of rules, card sets, and time commitment, from playing to deck building. Our objective with 9DKP was to design a TCG that is lighter than most. We feel 9DKP is a great starting point for people who are developing an interest in TCGs, families with younger gamers, or for casual gamers looking for something a bit simpler than the current TCGs on the market.

There are three 9DKP decks: Zombies, Kats, and Survivors. The starter deck (your choice of deck) is available at the $20.00 funding level. You can pick up all three decks (Kat, Survivor, and Zombie) at the $40.00 funding level. The project will only be funded if at least $9,999 is pledged by Saturday, June 4th 2016 at 1:44PM ET.

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.

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Sideshow’s 1/6th Scale 4-LOM

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Sideshow Collectibles has announced their newest 1/6th scale Star Wars figure - the bounty hunter named 4-LOM. This limited edition of 2,000 pieces is currently available to pre-order for $210.00.

Within the galaxy of Star Wars there are a lot of things that a protocol droid can do – like being fluent in over six million forms of communications, for example. There are a lot of things that a protocol droid shouldn’t do as well – like becoming a galactically well-known bounty hunter and thief, per se. Yet, that is exactly what 4-LOM became.

Sideshow’s take on the Industrial Automaton’s droid-gone-rogue features a detailed portrait, weathered paint application, two pairs of hands for alternate display, and 4-LOM’s weapon of choice – the BlasTech DLT-19 Heavy Blaster Rifle.

The 4-LOM 1/6th scale figure features the following:

  • Movie-accurate detailed portrait
  • Uniquely crafted torso and mid-section
  • Carefully detailed weathered paint application
  • Pair of relaxed hands (non-poseable)
  • Pair of rifle grip hands (non-poseable)
  • BlasTech DLT-19 heavy blaster rifle
  • Hex base with Star Wars logo on the bottom

LEGO Disney Minifigure Series

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The newest series of LEGO Minifigures is slated to be release on Sunday May 1st 2016. And while most LEGO Minifigures are original ideas, these are licensed characters - specifically Disney characters. The Disney Minifigure Series consists of 18 blind-bagged characters, including Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Buzz Lightyear, Alien, Mr. Incredible, Syndrome, Peter Pan, Captain Hook, Ariel, Ursula, Aladdin, Genie, Alice, Cheshire Cat, Maleficent, and Stitch. (So why the Toy Story Alien and not Woody?) Each blind bag minifigure will run you $3.99.

Threezero x Devilrobots – 1/6th scale Samurai To-Fu

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Threezero meets Devilrobots with the launch of their collaborative collectible figure - the 1/6th scale Samurai To-Fu. Based on their symbolic character To-Fu, the 15-inch tall Samurai To-Fu figure is a fully-articulated reimagining of the iconic character in Threezero’s detailed style. It includes hand-tailored layered clothing featuring a scarf and kimono. Accessories for Samurai To-Fu include a bamboo hat, katana, wakiashi and pistol. The figure also comes with a Frog sidekick figure, who also includes his own exchangeable hands, cloth robe and cabinet accessory.

The pre-order window for Samurai To-Fu with Frog will begin today - Thursday, April 28th 2016 - at 9PM ET over at Threezero’s online store. The Samurai To-Fu figure will run you $198.00.

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Funko celebrates Aliens Day

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Funko celebrated Aliens Day with some new Aliens collectibles. First up, shown above, is the new ReAction: Aliens 3-Pack. This set of three features Ripley, the 5.5-inch Power Loader suit, and the equally tall Alien Queen. They'll be available beginning in August 2016. Also available in August will be a pair from the Pop! Movies: Aliens series. Ellen Ripley makes her Pop! debut alongside a super-sized 6-inch tall Alien Queen Pop!.

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Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War – 1/6th scale Black Widow

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The release of Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War is just around the corner, and fans are ready to finally witness the clash between their favorite heroes of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Now, Hot Toys has introduced the brand new 1/6th scale collectible figure of the deadly female member of Team Iron Man – Black Widow. The highly accurate collectible is specially crafted based on the image of Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow in the film.

The figure features an all-new head sculpt with long curly brownish-red real fabric hair, a brand new Black Widow outfit made with fine detail textures, a variety of weapons including two nightsticks, two pistols, two batons, and a Captain America: Civil War themed figure stand. Also, a miniature Ant-Man (a little over an inch tall) is included as a bonus accessory.

Sideshow Collectibles is currently taking pre-orders for the Black Widow figure. It's priced at $219.99 and scheduled to begin shipping in Q3 of 2016.

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The 1/6th scale Black Widow figure features the following:

  • Newly developed head sculpt with authentic and detailed likeness of Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow
  • Pair of fists
  • Pair of relaxed hands
  • Pair of hands for holding pistols
  • Pair of hands for holding baton/nightsticks
  • Tailored one-piece black colored jumpsuit with detail texture, belt and holsters on thighs
  • Pair of black colored platform boots
  • Two pistols
  • Two extended nightsticks  
  • Two retracted nightsticks
  • Two batons
  • Pair of Widow’s Bite bracelets
  • Captain America: Civil War Team Iron Man themed figure stand with character’s nameplate and the movie logo
  • Bonus Accessory: Miniature Ant-Man in crouching position

The Living Dead Dolls reveal Trick’R’Treat Sam

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Mezco Toyz and The Living Dead Dolls reveal the Trick'R'Treat Sam. He may look like a child dressed for trick or treating, but Sam is the personification of Halloween itself. Straight from the film Trick'R'Treat comes Sam, the enforcer of the rules of Halloween. Beneath his apparently innocent scarecrow mask is his misshapen, demonic head. Part pumpkin, part supernatural being, Sam shows no mercy to those who show disrespect to his holiday. Sam comes complete with his infamous and mysterious sack and his deadly oversized lollipop. He wears his film accurate removable hood mask and his orange footie pajamas. Sam stands 10 inches tall, features 5 points of articulation, and comes packaged in a collector friendly, specially die-cut window box. He joins the Living Dead Dolls family in October/November 2016 and is available for pre-order via the above link for $46.00.

Jawbreaker Modzilla Release

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Ron English's Modzilla returns to Toy Art Gallery today (Wednesday April 27th 2016) at Noon PST, with the release of the Jawbreaker Modzilla. The Modzilla stands in at 13 inches tall and features over 20 individual soft vinyl parts, including removable Rabbbit and Bunnny figures. This version is cast in a turquoise blue soft vinyl that's made in Japan. The Jawbreaker Modzilla will run you $165.00.

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