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Vitruvian HACKS Packaging Sample

Well, this slipped under the radar for the last few days. Boss Fight Studio revealed the first look at the cardbacks for their Vitruvian H.A.C.K.S. 3.75″ Figures. This particular piece shows off the Medusa packaging. They assure fans that the plan is to have these come in resealable clamshell packaging, which is great news for collectors and fans.

Check out the preview after the jump.

Funko Garbage Pail Kids

Funko has announced the acquisition of the Garbage Pail Kids license. To celebrate 30 years of gross out fun, they will be offering assorted toys, figures and vinyl collectibles as part of the deal. The most obvious items we’ll likely see will be Pop! Vinyl Figures. With Funko’s expanding offerings, such as ReAction, Hikari, and Fabrikations, there’s no telling what else is in store. We’ll be sure to update as specific products are revealed.

TRIFORCE BLACK MASK FRIDAY SALE

TriForce has provided us with details on their Black F̶r̶i̶d̶a̶y̶  Mask Weekend Sale. They sent us an awesome flyer which announces that select items will be up to 50% off. The sale runs from November 28 at 12:AM EST through November 30 at 11:59 PM EST. Check out PROJECTTRIFOCE.com for details.

Check out the flyer after the jump.

011 Jax Sons Of Anarchy Mezco Entertainment Earth

Entertainment Earth Exclusive!! Hot from the smash-hit FX TV series Sons of Anarchy, this limited edition Entertainment Earth Exclusive Sons of Anarchy Jax Teller Variant 6-Inch Action Figure with Sunglasses and Hat features Jax Teller with his black backwards-worn fitted baseball cap with the words “REAPER CREW” written across it, plus an alternate paint deco that includes a black jacket and pants. Jax stands 6-inches tall in his signature leather vest that sports the club’s logo and patches, and he features 5 dynamic points of articulation (neck, shoulders, wrists) so he’s ready for whatever action comes his way! Accessories include an extra set of fists and his trusty knife.

The Matrix Pop Vinyl Morpheus

Toyark sponsor Entertainment Earth has posted up pre-order for The Matrix Pop! Vinyl Figures. The figures included are:

  • Neo
  • Trinity
  • Morpheus
  • Agent Smith

The figures are due out in March 2015 at a price of $9.99 each. You can pre-order them Here. Check out the images after the jump.

Planet of the Apes Taylor Retro Mego Style Figure 001

Fans have been holding out hope for a 7″ scale Taylor to go with their Classic Planet of the Apes Figures since the line was first announced. NECA seems very reluctant to give in to fan requests on this one. However, they are giving fans of Retro Mego Style 8″ Figures a new Taylor for their collection. NECA has posted up a few new photos. The figure features George Taylor in his astronaut’s uniform and features the likeness of the late Charlton Heston. He comes with a removable backpack that opens up. The figure is scheduled for release in December.

See the new photos after the jump.

Visionaries Collectors Guide

Fans of the classic 80’s toy line, Visionaries, may want to check out this Kickstarter Project. There’s a project, that is nearly funded, for a Visionaries: Knights of the Magical Light Collector’s Guide. The best part about this, is that the guide, if funded, will be free of charge (except for shipping and handling). They have already received permission from Hasbro to produce this and have comic book artist Bob Hall working on artwork for the book.

Check it out Here.

KF Wave 2 5 Superstars

KasualFRIDAY has sent along some official images and info for their Superstars Wave 2 and Wave 2.5 figures. These are 3.25″ static posed figures. Wave 2 is now available online and in comic/specialty stores. Wave 2.5 is scheduled to hit stores in the first week of December. Here’s the breakdown:

Superstars Wave 2

  • Apollo Creed Red Trunks
  • Ivan Drago Red Trunks
  • Robocop OCP Concept Armor (Blue)
  • Rocky Balboa Stripe Trunks

Superstars Wave 2.5

  • Apollo Creed Stripe Trunks
  • Clubber Lang Final Fight Trunks
  • Ivan Drago Yellow Trunks
  • Robocop OCP Concept Armor (Silver)

See the photos after the jump.

Honda Skeletor Commercial

These were too odd not to share. Honda‘s new marketing campaign is going for the pure nostalgia group with commercials featuring classic toys come to life. There are ones featuring Skeletor, Jem (with a special GI Joe appearance), Gumby, Stretch Armstrong, Strawberry Shortcake and more. Check out one of the Skeletor ones below. There are 30 second and 15 second versions. I’ve posted the rest of the 30 second versions after the jump.

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Series 2 Figures 004

NECA has posted up a gallery of their Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Series 2 figures. Included in this wave are:

  • Luca
  • Caesar (New Head Sculpt)
  • Koba (New Head Sculpt)

Luca will include two interchangeable heads. Ceaser will include interchangeable hands and a shotgun. Koba will also include interchangeable hands, and he will include a machine gun. the figures stand roughly 6″ tall and fit in with NECA’s standard 7″ scale figures. These figures ship to retailers at the end of the month.

See the photos after the jump.