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Mezco Toy Fair Gus Fring Bundle

Mezco has revealed a very limited Breaking Bad – Gus Fring 6″ Figure. The figure is an unpainted test shot packaged on a blank card back. These will be given away at Toy Fair 2015 to select visitors to their booth. A small amount will also be made available at MezcoToyz.com at a price of $80. They will also include two catalogs from Toy Fair. The first features a 28 page booklet of their products, while the second is a special catalog dedicated to their 1:12 Collective line. And finally, a Judge Dredd soft vinyl Mez-Itz flat back keychain will be included with the bundle.

Read on to see the Gus Fring Limited Figure and for more info.

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Planet of the Apes Lawgiver Statue Packaging

Next month sees the release of the Classic Planet of the Apes Lawgiver Statue. NECA has released a shot of the packaging to prep for its release. The statue stands at 12″ tall and is scaled for their 7″ Planet of the Apes line. The statue is limited to just 1,700 pieces and will only be available for a single production run. Once sold out, that’s it.

Check out the packaging after the jump.

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This cannot be good news for Mattel, especially immediately before the largest industry event of the year. After absolutely disastrous holiday sales, which saw sales drop a whopping 59% compared to the 2013 Holiday season, Mattel CEO Bryan Stockton has immediately resigned from the company. The Wall Street Journal has a good write up of the news, but this is a telling snippet:

Mr. Stockton took the CEO job three years ago and has presided over a long run of weak results. People inside the company and at customers attributed the slide to a growing focus on the numbers and overseas expansion at the expense of the company’s creative side. The company’s executives became entangled in a culture that valued endless meetings and long PowerPoint presentations. Meanwhile, smaller competitors like VTech Holdings Ltd. were taking shelf space and Lego A/S was challenging Mattel’s position as the largest toy company.

Read the entire story Here. Sound off in the discussion and let us know what you think.

Boss Fight Studio Eternal Struggle 2 Pack 002

Boss Fight Studio has sent out an update, revealing two new figures. The Eternal Struggle 2-Pack was not a part of the Kickstarter campaign, but will be offered at their convention appearances in the near future. The set include the Undead Warrior and a Gorgan Army: Ringneck figures. The Undead Warrior will be cast in translucent plastic.

Check out the images by reading on.

Jurassic world 2015 official Hasbro Images

New official Hasbro images for the upcoming Jurassic World toy line have been released via London Toy Fair 2015. In the new images we get our first look at the impressive 18″ Chomping T-Rex! Also of note if the new Hasbro Jurassic World Growlers Assortment that will include electronics.

Check out all the new Jurassic World images after the jump.

Big Trouble in Little China Jack Burton ReAction Figure

Funko has revealed their first new ReAction Figures for 2015. They are the highly anticipated (by me at least) Big Trouble in Little China ReAction Figures. These include 3.75″ Kenner style versions of the following characters:

  • Jack Burton
  • Gracie Law
  • Lo Pan
  • Rain
  • Thunder
  • Lightning

The blog post also gives us the official announcement of the previously seen Pop! Vinyl Figures as well. The figures are due for release in February. See all the figures after the jump.

Conquest of the Planet of the Apes Gorilla Preview

NECA has posted up a new shot of their upcoming Conquest of the Planet of the Apes Gorilla. The 7″ scale figure will come with a few accessories from the apes uprising at the end of the film. Included will be a clever, a rifle, a machete, and a SWAT shield. This figure will be part of their Classic Planet of the Apes Series 3.

Read on to check it out.

Avengers Age of Ultron Captain America and Ultron Hero Mashers

Hasbro picked an odd site to debut their next line of Hero MashersForbes. They have revealed the first slate of new Star Wars and Jurassic World Hero Mashers, as well as new Marvel Hero Mashers. These include comic style characters for the Avengers: Age of Ultron product line.

Avengers

  • Captain America and Ultron
  • Hulk and Iron Man
  • Vision and Thor

Star Wars Rebels

  • Kanan and Zeb

Jurassic World – Spring 2015

  • Dino Assortment – $9.99 each
  • Triceratops – $14.99
  • T-Rex – $19.99

Read the story Here. Check out some pics after the jump.

Boss Fight Tartarus Guard 004

Over on their Kickstarter page, Boss Fight Studio has posted about a delay on their upcoming Vintruvian H.A.C.K.S. figures. Boss Fight, as you may know, was also part of the Marauder Task Force figure Kickstarter. There was a small issue with the production of those and, since they are using the same factory, they need to iron out the kinks before going into production with the H.A.C.K.S.

This hiccup isn’t going to slow down their reveals, as they’ve also released images showing the paint master for the Tartarus Guard. You can see the full explanation and the new images by reading on.

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Breaking Bad Pop Ride Crystal Ship RV

Funko has released a pic of the Breaking Bad Crystal Ship. The now iconic RV, part of the Pop! Rides line, will include an all new Jesse Pinkman Pop! Vinyl Figure. If you’ve already nabbed the Episode 1 Walter White in his underwear, then this is a perfect companion piece. Look for it to be released in February.