Tag: retro


by Daniel Pickett
January 16, 2018
Our friends over at EntertainmentEarth.com has just sent us a large box full of all sorts of their Pin Mate retro wooden figures across a wide variety of their current licenses. Over the next two months we are going to take a look at each of them in a new segment called “PinMate of the Day.” We…


by Daniel Pickett
January 2, 2018
Now Available at Kidrobot.com Just in time for the New Year, Kidrobot brings you 6 new horrifying Madballs!  Get this Alien Facehugger Madballs foam Horrorball now! Gross for one, gross for all, we play with our Horrorballs?! Kidrobot, Madballs and some of the scariest names in the game bring you freaky, frightening fun in the…


by Daniel Pickett
December 29, 2017
  Last Resort Toys is back and the are working on bringing back a classic license: The Trash Bag Bunch.   The announcement was posted earlier this week on their official blog: A few months ago I started a dialogue with Mel Birnkrant (http://melbirnkrant.com) as a fan, fellow collector, and toymaker–which has led to a collaboration.  After…


Recently, rumors started floating around about a new line from Funko, one that was 5.5″, and paid homage to the art style of a certain muscle-bound hero from the 80’s.  Well, the rumors are true!  Funko has delivered with the first salvo in what promises to be a very lengthy campaign.  First up in this…


by AFi Admin
November 12, 2017
First time seeing the #ToyBiz -esque #Retro @hasbro #MarvelLegends figures at a @toysrus Follow AFi on Instagram


by Daniel Pickett
August 17, 2017
DIGITAL EXTREMES ANNOUNCES FOUNDERS PROGRAM, REVEALS FIRST GAMEPLAY FOR THE AMAZING ETERNALS (FORMERLY KEYSTONE) Sign up Free or Join the Founders Program to get Exclusive Gear and Instant Access to Closed Beta Starting August 29 LONDON, ON – August 16, 2017 – Building from its Closed Alpha test with thousands of enthusiastic new players, free-to-play…


by Daniel Pickett
May 26, 2017
Yesterday, Gentle Giant Ltd. announced a week long sale that featured 30% off of their awesome 12″ Jumbo action figures for DC Super Powers and Marvel Secret Wars.  If you have ever been interested in those large scale figures but were put off by the price this sale is for you.  Plus you can save…


by Daniel Pickett
May 19, 2017
May 18, 2017 – BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc., the creator and publisher of the ubiquitous PAC-MAN, is bringing back the nostalgic, iconic art of PAC-MAN in the form of a new Style Guide called “PAC-MAN Retro”. BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment worked with a team of in-house designers to expertly create the new style guide, which is…


by Daniel Pickett
April 26, 2017
It’s #AlienDay426! We’re excited to reveal our 2017 Alien Day exclusive – a special limited edition tribute to the classic Kenner Vasquez figure from the early ’90s! Full description below – available exclusively online at: http://bit.ly/2p1Wj0p Private Jenette Vasquez comes with knife, sheath and pulse rifle accessories. The 7” scale figure features the likeness of…


by Daniel Pickett
March 2, 2017
  In 1979, Kenner released an 18-inch Alien for the ALIEN film and that toy became one of the most sought after ALIEN collectibles.  Last year at San Diego Comic-Con, Super7 unleashed the imagined successor to that original toy with the Super Size 18-inch Alien Warrior Prototype from the 1986 sequel ALIENS. Now the war against…


by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2017
Publisher Announces an All-New Collection of Frameable Artwork, the Follow-Up to the Essential Art of Atari Hardcover Compendium! February 13, 2017, Mt. Laurel, NJ: Last year’s release of Dynamite Entertainment’s Art of Atari® was indisputably one of the most talked-about releases of the year, collecting production and concept artwork, photos, and marketing materials from the video game pioneer….


by Daniel Pickett
February 16, 2017
Clutter Magazine is proud to announce their latest release with Tim Clarke and Maureen Trotto – Glork; The Evolved Boglin! EVOLVED BOGLIN – GLORK!  From the mysterious bog that time forgot, a new Boglin has emerged! Clutter Magazine is proud to announce the debut of the Evolved Boglin! Bogologists around the world are clamoring to get their hands on this newly discovered creature!…


by Daniel Pickett
February 2, 2017
Featuring glow-in-the-dark Batula, Black Falcon, Gas Phantom, Robot Reaper, Snake Tut, and X-2 (The Unknown)! The Worst – Glow Patrol is here to wreck havoc! The most sinister, evil, nasty, vile villains in the known universe have returned to haunt the night! Hidden by darkness, the Glow Patrol will hasten your dreadful fate. Capture them now, before…


by Daniel Pickett
January 24, 2017
This week’s AquaMonday we take a look at the Aquaman figure in BifBangPow’s Justice League line of Pin Mates.   Pin Mates are retro wooden figures done in the style of the vintage Fisher-Price Little People line.   Pin Mate Aquaman (and the rest of the DC Justice League line) is available right now at EntertainmentEarth.com.


by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2017
“It’s Father’s Day! And I got my cake! Haaaaaappy Father’s Day!” Monstarz proudly presents CREEPSHOW Monstarz initial Creepshow release is…. Nathan Grantham from Creepshow’s tale “Father’s Day” A retro style collectible that will fit in perfectly with most 3.75in scaled action figure lines. Action figure features: 9 points of articulation Hinged jaw Interchangeable hands Head…


by Daniel Pickett
December 20, 2016
One of my most anticipated lines of the year is NECA’s Aliens Wave 10, which is the first of the vintage Kenner tribute wave.  NECA just announced this wave is shipping out this week and should be in stores soon.  While we wait for it to arrive NECA has posted a ton of these new…


by Daniel Pickett
December 10, 2016
We’re feeling the holiday spirit here at Mondo, and to celebrate the season we’ve teamed up with our friends with Middle of Beyond to bring you ornaments inspired by two awesome properties: PHANTASM and Madballs! We were crossing our fingers to receive the ornaments into our warehouse before the holidays, but it looks like they won’t…


by Daniel Pickett
December 8, 2016
Mystery Minis: GPK The popular parody stickers from the ’80s are coming back to Mystery Minis! Open the blind box to find one of the classic GPK characters, like Buggy Betty, Brainy and Beasty Boyd! Collect them all! Available now!


by Daniel Pickett
November 14, 2016
Welcome to an all new AquaMonday! Today we are looking at the AMAZING repro Aqaman vs The Great White Shark set from Figures Toy Company.   This is a reproduction of the hard to find, incredibly expensive vintage Mego set from back in the 1970s.  Even though it’s a reproduction I’m still happy with it as…


by Daniel Pickett
November 13, 2016
Super7’s first offering of new Eternian products begins next Wednesday, November 16th  with a variety of new made-to-order pre-sale products that will ship in early 2017.  In the coming days we will be revealing details about each of these new products leading up to the pre-sale launch.  Today please meet: The Curse of the Three Terrors…