From The Thing, John Carpenter’s acclaimed slow-build horror film classic! Macready is a member of a 12-man research team which finds something that’s been waiting for over 100,000 years in the Antarctic circle… something with the ability to become one of them. Featuring the official likeness of Kurt Russell, Ultimate Station Survival Macready stands approximately 7 inches tall and is fully articulated. Includes interchangeable heads and hands, flamethrower, fire effect, dynamite bundle, wire spool, petri dish, blood effect, revolver, and ice axe.
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New listings have popped up at Target for the some upcoming figures from NECA Toys. Among the listings are new final packaging photos for two of those releases. The new packaging photos are for The Thing – MacReady “Station Survival” 7″ Scale Figure, and the Frankenstein’s Monster Black and White 7″ Scale Figure. Check the photos out after the jump.
Some additional previews have been shared for Comic-Con at Home 2021 from NECA. New photos have been shared for the following:
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze – Shredder 7″ Scale Figure (packaging preview)
- Gremlins 2: The New Batch – Demolition 2-Pack
- The Wolf Man 7″ Scale Figure (packaging preview)
- Defenders of the Earth – Lothar
- Defenders of the Earth – Mandrake The Magician
- Gremlins – Accessory Pack (packaging preview)
- The Thing – Station Survival R.J. MacReady
- Jaws – Matt Hooper 8″ Scale Figure (head sculpt preview)
Check out the photos after the jump.
Mondo held a “Toy Talk” live stream earlier today. During the video, they revealed a few new items. We’ve already reported on the Masters of the Universe Revelation Skeletor and Classic Scareglow. You can see those, and a few other items here. Here’s what was announced:
- Wolverine 1/6 Scale Figure “Regular Edition”
- Wolverine 1/6 Scale Figure “Pryde of the X-Men Variant”
- Magneto 1/6 Scale Figure
- Man-Thing 12″ Soft Vinyl Figure
Masters of the Universe
- MOTU: Revelation – Skeletor 1/6 Scale Figure
- She-Ra 1/6 Scale Figure
- Hordak 1/6 Scale Figure “Classic Variant”
- Scareglow 1/6 Scale Figure “Classic Version”
- Man-At-Arms 1/6 Scale Figure “Motubi Variant”
Batman The Animated Series
- The Joker 1/6 Scale Figure
- R.J. MacReady 1/6 Scale Figure
- Godzilla 1985 Soft Vinyl Figures
- Hedorah Soft Vinyl Figures
- Godzilla “Hanna Barbera Version” Small Scale Statue Series
- Godzilla 1954 Small Scale Statue Series
- Godzilla “Attack Peter Version” Small Scale Statue Series
- Godzilla Tokyo S.O.S. Premium Scale Statue
- King Ghidorah Premium Scale Statue
They had a few additional items they revealed for items we don’t normally cover. You can see their video, along with some screen caps of the above items, after the jump.
Walmart Collector Con day two is underway. A couple of new items went up for grabs. NECA’s recently revealed Ultimate MacReady, Loyal Subjects AXN TMNT 4 Pack in Black and White. In addition, some more stock of the Star Wars TVC Clone Wars figures are/were available today. Lastly, a lot of G.I. Joe and Transformers items went up, check TFW2005.com and HissTank.com for those details.
From The Thing, John Carpenter’s acclaimed slow-build horror film classic! Macready is a member of a 12-man research team which finds something that’s been waiting for over 100,000 years in the Antarctic circle. Featuring the official likeness of Kurt Russell, Ultimate Outpost 31 Macready stands approximately 7 inches tall and is fully articulated. Includes 3 interchangeable heads, swappable hands, hat, goggles, rifle, lantern, bottle, and tumbler. Ultimate MacReady.
Mutated from the “Ooze”, and trained by Master Splinter, a mutated rat also transformed by the Ooze, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles transformed into some of the most dynamic, endearing, and heroic fighters on the side of good, protecting their city from a mastermind villain, a footsoldier clan, and other worldly aliens, and mutated creatures! Each Turtle taking their name from famous Renaissance artists; Michelangelo, Leonardo, Donatello, and Raphael!
The Battle Damage colorway 4Pak collector pak inspiration is lifted from the pages of the original Eastman/Laird Mirage comic, in which all the turtles wore red masks, and were in constant brawls using their iconic weapons!
Limited Edition Collector pak, garage door style gift box including all 4 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and their preferred weapons, and accessories. 1:15 scale, 31 points of articulation for maximum poseability, crisp deco, interchangeable weapons, secret belt attachments, and other very cool surprises! A must have for any TMNT fan!
Red Hood is a name and identity that has been used by various heroes and villains over the years. The current and best-known Red Hood is Jason Todd, a fierce hand-to-hand combatant and vigilante crime-fighter who was once Batman’s second heroic apprentice called Robin. He has a complicated relationship with both his former mentor, Batman, and the original Robin, Dick Grayson.
NECA’s Comic Con 2021 Panel just wrapped and we have screencaps from the event. Included were details and reveals for multiple brands including:
Back to the Future
- Griff Tannen
- Doc Brown (Jumpsuit)
The Defenders of Earth
- Flash Gordon (Comic Version)
- Ming The Merciless (Comic Version)
- The Phantom (Comic Version)
- Flash Gordon (Movie Inspired Version)
- Ming The Merciless (Movie Inspired Version)
- Black Nior
Bride of Chucky
- Chucky and Tiffany 8″ Scale 2-Pack
- Michael Myers and Dr. Loomis 2-Pack
- The Creep Ultimate Figure
- R.J. MacReady (Station Survivor) Ultimate Figure
- AvP Arcade – Razor Claws (Movie Style Colors)
- AvP Arcade – Chrysalis (Movie Style Colors)
- AvP Arcade – Arachnoid (Movie Style Colors)
- Lost Tribe Announcement
- Demolition 2-Pack
- Brain Gremlin
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie
- Casey Jones Ultimate Figure with Unmasked Head
- TMNT II – Shredder
- Super Shredder (Classic Toy Inspired) with Dock Diorama Display
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Mirage Comics
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Cartoon
- Dirtbag and Groundchuck 2-Pack
- Wingnut and Screw Loose
- Channel 6 News Crew – April, Irma, Vernon, and Burne Thompson
- Tokka and Rahzar
Read on to check the caps, we’ll update with text of the event soon!
Update – details added after the break!
Recent figures from NECA including 2015 Doc Brown from Back to the Future, MacReady from The Thing, the Grapnel Launcher Replica from Batman The Animated Series, and Ultimate Frankenstein from Universal Monsters are making their way across the web.
These were all available first at big box stores, and are now available via more retailers. Check our sponsors below to grab your copies! We’ve linked to their recent pre-order pages since there are several different types and properties included.
The Target “Father’s Day” 2021 figures from NECA are now available online. These figures have begun to hit stores already, and will be available first from Target, before going to additional retailers next month. With the online listings, you can check your local Target stores, or ship directly to your home. The figures are priced at $29.99 each. You can order them directly from the links below.
Over the years, there have been a few official product releases based on John Carpenter’s The Thing. Right away, the McFarlane Toys Movie Maniacs, and the SOTA MacReady in Kennel box set come to mind. However, licensing issues cropped up over the last five or so years, causing items to be cancelled and making it difficult for collectible companies to properly license the film. A few different companies, notably Pop Culture Shock (new Premium Collectibles Studio) and the now defunct Chronicle Collectibles, have tried to release new products. Like many horror fans, I hold this film in very high regard, even writing an article back in 2019 talking about how the film needed new collectibles. The film is a visual feast, with some of the best practical creature effects that have ever been put on film.
As I previously wrote, in the film R.J. MacReady is a helicopter pilot for Outpost 31, an American research station in Antarctica during the winter of 1982. When their camp is seemingly attacked by a Norwegian pilot chasing a dog, Mac heads up to the Norwegian Research station with Doctor Copper to find out what is going on. Once there, the pair find a burned and twisted body that they bring back to Outpost 31. Little did they know, this creature and the dog they took in, are both shape shifting aliens that can imitate any life form perfectly. Now the research team must determine who is human, and who is The Thing before they are all wiped out, and the creature finds its way civilization.
Earlier this year, NECA shocked horror fans with the announcement of an Ultimate R.J. MacReady Figure from The Thing. The figure, titled the “Outpost 31” version, is hopefully the first in a long line of releases from the film. The MacReady figure is officially set to make it’s debut this Father’s Day weekend (June 20th), however, the figure has started to hit shelves early. The figure will initially be available at Target stores, but will see a wider general release about 30 days after it’s official street date. Since the figure is now showing up, I’ve been given the go ahead to share my photo gallery of the R.J. MacReady “Outpost 31″ Ultimate 7” Scale Figure. The figure was provided by our friends at NECA. Check out my review and full photo gallery by reading on.
Photos are popping up online for a few of the NECA figures that were supposed to be released for Father’s Day 2021. The figures were found at a few different Target’s, though exact locations haven’t been revealed. The images come courtesy of totaltoyrecon and inpursuitoftoys on Instagram. Included are:
- The Thing – R.J. MacReady Ultimate Figure (Outpost 31)
- Back to the Future 2 Ultimate Doc Brown Figure (2015)
- King Kong – New York Version with Shackles and Plane
Check out a few images after the jump.