Tag: Mego

 

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
May 14, 2014
JackRabbitSlimsPint1 It’s one of Diamond Select Toys’ biggest months ever, with new pre-orders open for 17 new products from DST! From the Amazing Spider-Man to a Zombie Yeti, there’s something for every type of fan in the DST section of the latest Previews catalog, with toys, collectibles and kitchenware from the worlds of movies, comics, cartoons…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 9, 2014
spiderman-webwings1 We saw the announcement of this deal from Marvel a few weeks ago.  Here is the official press release from DST:   For years, Diamond Select Toys (DST) has been re-creating the classic 8-inch, cloth-costume action figures of the 1970s, but one line has received more requests than any other: the Marvel Comics characters from…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2014
AFiSuper_Freddy1   Welcome to Action Figure Insider’s 9th Anniversary “Scoop Week!”  As has been the case for the past eight years, on the week of our anniversary of AFi’s launch,  we have a little something we like to call “Scoop Week” where we bring you a variety of exclusive news on all your favorite action figure, collectibles…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 23, 2014
FTCSPFFSeries1 Figures Toy Company announced today a BIG one-two PUNCH!  And I mean that LITTERALLY as they are bringing back the old “fist fighting” action feature from the Mego days and applying it to their retro 8″ figures. To top that off the new FF Figures will be themed to tie into the 30th Anniversary of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2014
DSTRetroSmFig1 Big news today from Marvel and Diamond Select Toys with the announcement of both companies moving into the realm of making Mego-esque, 8″ retro, cloth costumed figures.   When I had originally heard the rumor of this it was just going to be costumes only.  I’m delighted to hear that it’s also full figures.   These will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 18, 2014
ScreenHunter_03 Apr. 17 07.22 This week, over on their Instagram account, Figures Toy Company showed of two new headsculpts for their upcoming 8″ retro Ra’s Al Ghul and Scarecrow figures.    

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 26, 2014
PvZ_figuresNew Whew! New York Toy Fair is over,and by now you’ve likely seen all of the brand-new items Diamond Select Toys had on display at their booth. (Well, almost all — we have to keep a few secrets!) Well, now a bunch of those items are open for pre-ordering, with new product shots and details! Check…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2014
sea-ghost-4.gif Pre-orders begin for Sea Ghost Action Figure   (Portland, ME) Nemo Publishing announced today that pre-orders are officially open for The Sea Ghost action figure. Sea Ghost’s first appearance was in The Undersea Adventures of Capt’n Eli Vol 1 and was so loved that the character spawned his own title in Sea Ghost #1: The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2014
bluntman_head_painted We are almost to Toy Fair Eve 2014 this weekend and everyone is rabid with anticipation to see the new hotness that all the toy companies will reveal starting on Sunday at the Javits Center in NYC.   We thought it would be be fun to look back at some really rare older figures that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 27, 2014
FTCAlfred1 Today on their Facebook page Figures Toy Company reveled the first image of their Retro Alfred figure from their upcoming third wave of Batman Mego-esque figures.   This is fans first look at the figure as he was previously only shown as control art. This is the first time that Alfred has been available in this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 6, 2014
DSC_0780 Posted this week on the official BifBangPow website:   Our license with BBC America to produce Doctor Who merchandise has expired. While we’ll miss the good Doctor, his adversaries and allies, we are excited to shift our resources to focus on an array of fantastic new items from other top brands and licensors. Our remaining…

 

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