Tag: 8″ Figure

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 13, 2014
NECARetroMisfits1   HAPPY FRIDAY THE 13TH!! In honor of this highest of holy days we are proud to announce the next figure from #NECA to get the retro treatment – the new Misfits “The #Fiend” 8 inch clothed action figure!! The macabre mascot is instantly recognizable to fans around the world as the symbol of the band the Misfits, and we’ve…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 13, 2014
BurningGodzilla1 It’s almost time for Comic-Con International in San Diego, and Diamond Select Toys will be hanging out at Booth 2607, showing off some cool new products and selling some amazingly cool toys! Check out the exclusives Diamond Select Toys, Diamond Comic Distributors, and various retailers around the show floor will be offering at SDCC! Godzilla…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2014
NECA8SSRocky1 Get your retro fix with this brand new version of Rocky in his grey sweatsuit. This poseable 8″ figure is dressed in tailored fabric clothing similar to the retro toy lines that helped define the licensed action figure market in the 1970s.#Rocky is based on his iconic run through the streets of Philadelphia. He comes complete with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 9, 2013
FiguresCoRetroBatman3 Last week Entertainment Earth gave us our first look at the line up of Figures Toy Company’s 3rd wave of 8″ retro Batman figures.   This 3rd wave presents us our first “NEW” figure that was not a figure/character that was released as part of the original Mego “Worlds Greatest Heroes!” line.   Bruce Wayne’s loyal…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 4, 2013
In news guaranteed to blow your mind, your favorite baddies from Nightmare on Elm Street and Friday the 13th are getting the retro treatment! Just like all the coolest toys in the 1970s, Freddy and Jason are being remade as 8″ poseable dolls with fabric clothing. We could go on and on about how these…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 31, 2013
Earlier this week Figures Toy Co. released images of the card fronts and back of their upcoming R.E. Howard 8″ retro figure line. Conan The Barbarian, Solomon Kane & Kull The Conqueror Action Figures.  These action figures are based upon the comic book series by Robert E. Howard.  Conan The Barbarian is an exact replica…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2012
ZicaYvonne2-500x737.jpg I posted before about  the pre-order for Zica toys trying to bring their female 8″ figure to market.   Now they have launched a Kickstarter campaign to help bring this figure to production.  As of this writing there are a little more than 48 hours left in the campaign and they still have a way to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 26, 2012
Zica Toys is most famous for their Mego-esque 8″ Buck Rogers figures based on the 80′s TV show.   Myself and other reviewers heap tons of praise on the original male Zica buck body as the “best in it’s class” for all of the new 8″ retro revival figures.  It not held together with rubber bands…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 24, 2012
AFi SCOOP WEEK – DAY 2 Today’s scoop comes to us via our good friends at Bif Bang Pow!  The news isn’t that there will be an 8-inch retro Six Million Dollar Man line.  That was announced just before Toy Fair.  We’ve even seen a prototype of the Sasquatch figure, and we’ve seen a mock…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 18, 2011
Bif Bang Pow! and BBC Worldwide Announce a New Line of Action Figures, Bobble Heads, and Collectibles Based on the Long-Running Sci-Fi Series   LOS ANGELES, CA (January 18, 2011) – Bif Bang Pow! and BBC Worldwide today announce a new partnership that will bring to market a brand-new line of toys and collectibles based…

 

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