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DST Wolverine Mego 009

Diamond Select Toys sent along images and info for their next Marvel Comics Retro Mego Box Set. Working with EMCE Toys, DST bring Wolverine to toy shelves, and he is available now. From DST:

The Marvel Retro line continues! So far, Diamond Select Toys and EMCE Toys have resurrected the classic Mego figures of Spider-Man and Captain America, neither of which have been produced since the early 1980s. Now, those two legendary toys are joined by a Mego-style figure that has never ever been made! Retro Wolverine is in stores now, and it marks Wolverine’s first appearance in the 8-inch scale!

Despite making his debut in 1974, and gaining popularity after joining the X-Men in 1975, Wolverine didn’t get an action figure until 1984, after Mego closed its doors. So in order to re-create what an 8-inch, cloth-costume Mego action figure of the mutant would look like, EMCE and DST looked at other toys of that era, and created their own! The 1970s-style Wolverine action figure wears his classic blue-and-yellow costume, which is fully removable, including a removable mask. Once you take off that costume, you can dress him up in his brown costume or his civilian togs!

Wolverine’s Logan accessories include a bomber jacket, jeans, tank-top, boots, clawed hands and a unique unmasked head sculpt. Wolverine’s brown costume comes with a sculpted masked head and open and closed claw hands. The set includes a vintage-style window box for the classic Wolverine figure, as well as a booklet about the history of Wolverine in comics and toys, all packaged in a displayable gift tray.

Each box set is limited to 3,000 pieces, and you can order today through your local comic shop, your favorite online retailer or Wolverine is only the first all-new character planned for the line. The next to be released will be Thor, and you can look for a new figure to be unveiled at Comic-Con International in San Diego!

Read on for the photos and a video showcasing the Wolverine figure.
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Play Arts Variant Thor 001

Square Enix has released the first official photos and info for their upcoming Play Arts Variant – Marvel Universe Thor. This is their redesigned version of the God of Thunder, which we saw back at Toy Fair 2015 for the first time. Thor will include a swappable portrait, Mjolnir, a swinging Mjolnir attachment, a lightning effect and three sets of interchangeable hands. Thor also features a plastic cape and a figure stand.

The figure is due for release in September. He will be priced at 14,800 Yen (about $122 USD). Check out the photos after the jump.


Bandai Japan just dropped a bomb with the announcement of their S.H. Figuarts Hulkbuster! The figure stands 25cm tall (almost 10 inches) and looks to line up with their Hulk pretty well scale wise. It features light up LEDs, die cast construction, a metallic finish and a wide range of articulation. The figure however will retail for 34,560 Yen, which is currently roughly $285 dollars. It’s slated to go up for order on 5/29 in the Japanese Tamashii Web store. Check out the promo shots after the break, we’ll add more details as they become available via proper translations!

DST Aliens Series 2 Minimates

The new Diamond Select Toys solicitations should be going out later today or tomorrow. But Big Bad Toy Store has already posted them up, along with photos from all the new items. Included are the following:

Read on for the images and much more info.

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Amazing Spider Man Premium Format Figure 012

The latest Marvel themed Premium Format Figure has been revealed by Sideshow Collectibles. Their latest statue addition is an excellent looking Amazing Spider-Man, with a dynamic pose and a detailed display base. The Spider-Man Statue stands over 25″ tall and comes in at roughly 20 lbs. It feature Spidey leaping over a Pumpkin Bomb explosion, using a steel girder to launch himself in the air. There will be a Sideshow Exclusive version as well, which will include an additional swap out portrait.

The statue is priced at $469.99. Pre-order will go live on May 21st. Check out all of the photos by reading on.

Comicave Studios Iron Man Mark 43

Comicave Studios posted a Facebook video showcasing the animatronic feature for their Avengers: Age of Ultron – Super Alloy 1/4 Scale Iron Man Mark 43. The diecast metal figure, which will feature LED lights in the hands, chest and helmet, will also include a mask that automatically opens and closes to reveal Tony Stark’s face. We’ll have more info as it becomes available.

You can check out the video Here.

DC Comics Jumbo DC Super Powers The Flash 008

Here are a few new items revealed by Gentle Giant. They have released photos and info for the following items:

  • Jumbo Secret Wars – Magneto
  • Jumbo DC Super Powers – The Flash
  • Jumbo Batman The Animated Series – Robin
  • Chappie Collectible Chibi Figure

After the jump you can find much more info, pre-order links, and all of the images.

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Hot Toys Avengers Age of Ultron Vision 010

Check out the first photos and info of the upcoming Hot Toys Avengers: Age of Ultron Vision 1/6 Scale Figure. The figure stand over 12″ tall and features over 30 points of articulation. Vision will include a figure stand, four sets of interchangeable hands and a SPOILERIFIC weapon. The head sculpt will be hand painted. Look for it to be released between the fourth quarter of this year or early 2016.

Read on to check out all of the images and much more info.

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Marvel Select Avengers AoU Hulk 2

This weeks new releases from Diamond Select Toys consists of two items. The first is from a beloved classic franchise, the other, a new addition from a current box office hit. Here’s what you can find this week:

Lost In Space Electronic Lights & Sounds B9 Robot
Danger, Will Robinson! DST is known for their incredibly detailed electronic cars and starships, and now they’ve built their first-ever electronic robot! This 10-inch rendition of B9, the friendly helper robot from Lost in Space, features lights and sounds taken straight from the classic sci-fi TV show. Lights on his head and chest blink constantly while B9 is on, and additional lights and dialogue are triggered with the push of a button, including “I will accompany you, you may need protection,” “Cannot compute, programming data insufficient,” and his famous cries of “Danger!” You can also manually raise and lower his head, open and close his claws, extend his arms and turn his torso to the left and right. He even has wheels so you can roll him around! Comes packaged in full-color window box with try-me feature. (Item #AUG142281, SRP: $49.99)

B9 speaks the following dialogue:

“The function of an environmental control robot is to supply all data pertinent to this particular field.”
“Cannot compute, programming data insufficient.”
“I will accompany you, you may need protection.”
“Due to worn condition of memory bank, compliance impossible.”
“My power supply is getting very weak.”
“Emergency! Emergency!”
“I am a cybernetic servo mechanism and computer.”
“Astronomical scanning data indicates that you are now observing Omega Nebula!”
“It would be against the prime directive of robotics to expose human beings to danger of any kind.”
“Warning! Warning!”
“Launch time, T-minus 1 minute and counting.”
“I do not sleep, it is not one of my functions.”
“Danger Danger Will Robinson!”
“I must warn the others there is a dangerous alien among us.”

Marvel Select Avengers Age of Ultron Movie Hulk Action Figure
A Diamond Select Toys release! Hulk smash puny toys! The Hulk returns in a new look for “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” and DST is revisiting their award-winning action figure from the first Avengers movie with all-new sculpted details! Standing almost 10 inches tall, this Hulk figure sports 16 points of articulation and a spot-on likeness of the Hulk from the film, and comes packaged in Select-style display packaging, with spine artwork for shelf reference. Sculpted by Gentle Giant! (Item #DEC142218, SRP: $24.99)

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Egg Attack Action Iron Man Mark I 004

Beast Kingdom has released photos and info for two upcoming Iron Man themed Egg Attack items. They have an Iron Man 3 – Iron Man Mark I Figure and an Avengers: Age of Ultron War Machine Statue. Both items are scheduled for North American release this November. Here’s a bit more from Beast Kingdom:

Egg Attack War Machine “Avengers: Age of Ultron”
Beast Kingdom Toys is proud to announce the Egg Attack EA-011 Avengers 2: Age of Ultron War Machine! Staying true to the movie settings the statue features a special paint blend of unique metallic black paint to show War Machine’s iconic look. Details for the face, abdomen, back armor, and shoulder canon are recreated perfectly, with LED lighting embedded in the eyes, chest arc reactor, feet jet engines and base. Once the LED lights are turned on, it will be just like in Avengers: Age of Ultron!

MSRP $119.99
November 2015

Egg Attack Action Iron Man Mark 1 “Iron Man 3″
Beast Kingdom Toys is proud to present the first ever figure of the Egg Attack Action series – Iron Man Mark I. With 22 points of articulation and compound materials built in with hand-painted weathering effect, the details of Tony Stark’s work including the multi-layer armor, generator, thigh track belt, and chest arc reactor are perfectly recreated. Each Egg Attack Action Mark I comes with an Egg Attack figurine stand and flamethrower accessory, letting collectors display at their will.

MSRP $149.99
November 2015

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