Tag: retro

 

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
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 Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2013
Figures Toy Company shows no sign of slowing down.  Yesterday they announced the expansion of their DC retro line to include the Teen Titans.  The Teen Titans were originally released by Mego in the 70′s but now are very rare and fetch high prices on the secondary market.   Coming next year fans will have a…

 

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
August 30, 2013
“Dallas” was out voted last week by “The Dukes Of Hazzard” when Figures Toy Company took their poll of which figure line fans wanted to see next, but the promised us that their “Dallas” line would be shown soon, and here is wave 1. COMING SOON: Dallas Action Figures.  These action figures are based upon…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 29, 2013
Funko™ and Super7™ to partner on ReAction Figures™  collectibles line and other properties! Funko™  and Super7™ are excited to announce a new strategic partnership to debut and extend the ReAction Figure™ 3 3/4″ line..   One of the most unique and highly anticipated toys of San Diego Comic-Con 2013 was the pre-order and launch of Super7′s™ ReAction…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 28, 2013
NECARetro8Jason1 This week on their official Twitter account, NECA teased fans with the news of them taking their Friday the 13th and Nightmare on Elm Street licenses retro.  They will be making 8″ Mego-esqe figures of both Jason Voorhees and Freddy Krueger: Sneak peek – photo shoot of our retro figural dolls for Freddy & Jason….

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 23, 2013
FiguresCoRetroDukesOH2 Today on their Facebook page, Figures Toy Company let fans vote to see which of their upcoming properties they would reveal new images for their upcoming 8″ retro figure lines.   They had their choice between “Dallas” and “The Dukes of Hazzard.” Them Duke boys won by a landslide.   Below is the updated image they posted:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 22, 2013
PL_HeaderCard This just in from the studios of Four Horsemen Toy Design ad the official Power Lords website – Power Lords Packaging Art! (Pending licensor approval, images not final)

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 7, 2013
FiguresCoRetroBatmanDelay1 Today on their Facebook page Figures Toy Company announced that the first wave of their upcoming 8″ Retro “Mego-esque” line of Batman figures would be delayed several months. No other information on the reasoning behind the delay has been given yet.   They do say in the comments section of that post that pre-orders will still…

 

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