REVIEW: OYOme MLB Minifigure

OYO Sports has introduced a new way to customize their OYO building block style minifigure. The OYOme minifigures are a new series of personalized Major League Baseball figures available for all 30 MLB teams.

OYOme is currently only available for the MLB license. So even though OYO has NHL, NBA, and NFL figures, you can only customize baseball figures.

Threezero’s Ghost In The Shell – Major

Threezero is teasing fans of the recently released film – Ghost In The Shell – with the above photo of the upcoming Major 1/6th scale collectible figure. Featuring the authentic likeness of Scarlett Johansson as Major Mira Killian in the film. We’ll let you know more details once they’re revealed.

Pop! Movies: Valerian

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets is a summer film set to be released on July 21st 2017. And since it’s an upcoming film…Funko has some Pop! figures based on the license. The Pop! Movies: Valerian series includes Valerian, Laureline, Comm. Arun Filitt, DA, Iron Siruss, and the Doghan Daguis. You’ll also be able to pick up a pair of chase variants of Doghan Daguis.

Iron Man Mark XLVII from Spider-Man Homecoming

Celebrating the global release of the long awaited Marvel’s Spider-Man: Homecoming coming this summer, Hot Toys has announced the Power Pose Series 1/6th scale Mark XLVII collectible figure. The Mark XLVII (Movie Promo Edition) Power Pose collectible figure is crafted and designed with movie-accurate quality. It features a meticulously sculpted sleek, streamline armor and trapezoid-shaped indent around the arc reactor. Equipped with 28 LED light-up points throughout the body, it is also given the iconic red and gold color featured mostly on the helmet and shoulder, as well as the distinctive silver and dark silver colored painting on the mid-section of the armor. This Power Pose collectible figure also comes with articulated head and arms, interchangeable fists and repulsor palms, and a figure base.

If you’re interested in pre-ordering this figure, Sideshow Collectibles

7th Annual Designer Toy Awards Voting is Open

The finalists for the 7th Annual Designer Toy Awards have been announced and public voting is now allowed. Don’t feel like you need to rush to vote for us (yeah…we’re never nominated for the DTAs). I take my anonymity – especially after doing this for 13 years – as a badge of honor.

Kickstarter: Vampires vs. Unicorns: Floor War

Vampires vs. Unicorns: Floor War is a hillariously fun throwing card game with unexpected results, featuring fantastic hand painted tile art by Travis Lampe and Travis Louie. Designed by Jim Dubois and Attaboy, based on an original concept by Dubois, they’ve taken the game to Kickstarter in order to raise funds to produce it.

Switcheroo celebrates Alien Day

Amanda Visell and Michelle Valigura helped celebrate Alien Day with a pair of new releases. Available from Switcheroo are Gertie and the Extra Terrestrial Arcade as well as Newt’s Aliens Arcade Set. The cabinet measures 6.5 inches tall. Both sets are limited to 5 pieces, which you can pick up for $250.00.

Mayan Gold Jack and Moonglow Tiger Cub Nap

Michelle Valigura and Amanda Visell, of Switcheroo, have released a pair of new hand-sculpted, hand-cast, and hand-painted resin figures. The Mayan Gold Jack (pictured above) measures 3.5 inches tall. Limited to 25 pieces, you can pick one up for $40.00. The Moonglow Tiger Cub Nap (shown below) is a limited edition run of 15 pieces. (The girl measures 6 inches long) Each set runs $190.00.

Teen Titans Go! Blind Bag Series

Monogram has announced their Teen Titans Go! Blind Bag series. These Teen Titans GO! Series 3D Foam Key Rings include Star Fire, Robin, Cyborg, Beast Boy, Raven, Gizmo’s Robot, Silkie, Trigon, Speedy, Robin, and Teen Titans Tower.

Pop! Games: Borderlands

Attention Vault Hunters, Funko has announced several new Borderland Pop!s. The Pop! Games: Borderlands series will expand by the likes of Emperor Claptrap, explosives expert Tiny Tina, Lilith the siren, and the Assassin Zero.

NECA’s A Christmas Story – Ralph and Old Man

It’s never too early to start thinking about the Christmas season, and NECA has announced a pair of figures from one of the most iconic Christmas films out there – A Christmas Story.

Ralphie stands over 5 inches tall, has fabric clothing, and is fully articulated. The figure includes plenty of accessories for extra holiday fun: removable glasses, Red Ryder BB gun, and more. Ralphie’s dad, lovingly referred to as the Old Man, stands 8 inches tall, has fabric clothing, and includes plenty of accessories for extra holiday fun: two interchangeable heads, Leg Lamp (it’s a Major Award), and more.

Hot Toys’ Life-Size Groot

With Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 just around the corner, most fans have been able to take a look at a trailer or read up about the upcoming Marvel film. one of the most talked about items is the return of Groot…or at least a Groot that’s not planted in a terracotta pot.

Well, Hot Toys is excited to announce the Groot Life-Size Collectible Figure, a 10.25-inch tall piece featuring 3 interchangeable faces, a newly developed body, and expert paint applications to reflect Baby Groot’s unique appearance. The figure also includes a Ravagers outfit that can be worn and two pairs of interchangeable hands, including a pair of extended attacking hands with embedded wires allowing a variety of poses.

If you’re interested in pre-ordering the figure, Sideshow Collectibles currently has the Life-Size Groot available at $189.99. It’s expected to begin shipping in Q2 of 2018.