Tag: Mego

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 18, 2013
Wave one of Figures Toy Company‘s Batman Mego-repros have hit and all of the reviews I’ve seen have been very positive (my set is wrapped and under the Christmas tree).   This week Figures Toy Co shows us new pictures of the first wave of 8″ retro figures based on the 1966 Classic TV Batman.    Wave…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 14, 2013
canuckhead Canada’s Superhero gets his first action figure Toronto, ON, Canada (Dec 12, 2013) – Following his new animated web series, Canada’s own iconic champion, Captain Canuck gets the action figure kids have been looking for since his debut in 1975 with a new release from Odeon Toys. He’s been on a postage stamp, even the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 27, 2013
BLineAnchorRetroWave2 This weekend on their official Facebook page, Beeline Creative announced the second wave of their 8″ Mego-esque retro figures based on the “Anchorman” franchise: Beeline Creative has just been given the “Green Light” on our 2nd Wave of Anchorman Retro-Style Action Figures which will include; Brick Tamland, Brian Fantana and Champ Kind. It’s Kind of…

 

by Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann
October 3, 2013
BLOGtoycompanies-BIG Recently I was staring at the cool packaging of the Super7 ALIEN ReAction line. As I noted how the ReAction logo pays homage to the original Kenner logo I started to wonder what “Kenner” originally meant. Then it occurred to me that I had no idea where many toy company names came from. Hence, my…

 

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