@PlaymatesToys Debuts #TMNT2 toys at #Wondercon
March 30, 2016

Nickelodeon did not allow Playmates Toys to show the press any of the new toys, figures or vehicles for the upcoming ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows’ feature film last mont at Toy Fair 2016. They had all the product on hand in their booth in a locked room, but no press were allowed to see it (which was weird because Mattel was able to show their Mega Bloks TMNT2 product at Toy Fair). 

This past weekend at WonderCon 2016 in Los Angeles, TMNT2, Playmates and Nickelodeon were out in full force with a large booth dedicated to the upcoming film. 

That included 3 glass cases worth of the new figures:

And some carded products : 

Some folks have already reported finding the product in Walmart stores. So if you want to up your shell power head to your local Walmart and see what they have in stock. 


Daniel Pickett
Daniel “Julius Marx” Pickett has been around toys his whole life. The first line he ever collected was Mego’s World’s Greatest Super Heroes line back in the 70s. He has been surrounded by collectables ever since. In 1999 he was confounded by a lack of information and news about some of his favorite toy lines he was collecting. Since he couldn’t find the information he decided to pursue it himself thinking other people might also be interested in the same news. He started writing a weekly column on the toy industry and action figure for a toy news site and in a years time he tripled the sites daily traffic with his updates, reviews and product features. He built relationships with every major toy manufacturer and many sculptors, painters and mold makers. He grew his hobby into a world wide expertise that the industry has embraced. In 2004 he teamed up with his toy buddy Jason “ToyOtter” Geyer and they created their own website www.ActionFigureInsider.com. Daniel has been quoted in both industry and mass media press outlets. Over the years Daniel and AFi have been sought out as experts in the field. Daniel was regularly featured on “Attack of the Show” on the G4 network as the primary contributor to their “Mint On Card” segment, and our front page has been linked to from USA Today’s “Pop Candy” Blog twice. Daniel’s content has also been featured on MSNBC.com, Wired.com, Fark.com, Boing-Boing, Gizmodo.com, Ain’t It Cool News, the Official Star Wars blog, Geekologie, G4, CNet and Toy Fare magazine, among many others. He has consulted on toy lines, books, documentaries and TV shows. But all of that really just sounds snooty and “tootin’ his own horn” – the long and short of it is that Daniel loves toys and he LOVES talking about them.
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1 Comment »

  • Scott says:

    They look good enough to me. I bought the ones from the first film and looking forward to seeing these appear on the shelves on local shops (which is such a rare thing these days with figures I want). I do wish they’d paint in the eyes though.

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