Tag: retro

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 14, 2015
  Hot off the heels of their exclusive Riddler figure, Emerald City Comics and Figures Toy Company are teaming up again for a Bat-tastic exclusive figure of the Boy Wonder! Not just ANY Boy Wonder, but the rarest of ALL Megos!!! Only at Emerald City Comics will you be able to get the yellow-sleeves, yellow-trunks,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 4, 2015
Wreak your own tiny reign of terror with retro Owlman action figure! The Owlman has become something of an internet cult figure over the last couple of years, with his epic reign of terror on unsuspecting Scottish explorers going seriously viral. The character of the Owlman originally appeared in the indie horror film Lord of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 29, 2015
Fans Called On to Vote for their Favorite New Naughty Kid, Winner to Become Kickstarter-Exclusive Free Add-On CHICAGO, IL (November 25, 2015): Warpo, the indie toy company that created the Legends of Cthulhu retro action figures and Don’t Cuddle the Krampus, the new large plush toy currently on Kickstarter, today reveals two new Naughty Kid…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 18, 2015
Help Warpo Track Down the Three Naughty Kids Hiding Throughout the Country to Win a Don’t Cuddle the Krampus Toy CHICAGO, IL (November 17, 2015): Warpo, the indie toy company that created the Legends of Cthulhu retro action figures and Don’t Cuddle the Krampus, the new large plush toy currently on Kickstarter, announces today that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 17, 2015
NECA x HOME ALONE 25th Anniversary Collection Celebrate 25 years of Home Alone with these retro clothed action figures from the classic family comedy without the family. Kevin and would-be burglars the Wet Bandits (Marv and Harry) are dressed in tailored fabric clothing similar to the iconic toy lines of the 1970s. Each figure comes…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 10, 2015
CHICAGO, IL (September 9, 2015): Warpo, creators of the Legends of Cthulhu action figures, today release part two of three of Cthulhu: The Great Old One, their retro commercial series for the forthcoming 12” Cthulhu figure. In keeping with the company’s method manufacturing, the process of development by which Team Warpo creates everything with the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 29, 2015
Comic-Con is fast approaching, and Diamond Select Toys has revealed a plethora of new items (coming to stores this fall) that will be on display there! With their first-ever product from The Muppets, several new products from Back to the Future, plus new items from Marvel Comics’ Secret Wars, Aliens, Batman, Justice League, Nightmare Before…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 24, 2015
Mystery Solvers Mike Tyson and Pigeon Land at the Entertainment Earth Booth #2343 Whether it’s on Earth or the vast reaches of space, there is only one man (and Pigeon) who can solve the mysteries of the universe. Now collectors can add the figure of the man to their collection with the MIKE TYSON MYSTERIES™…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 22, 2015
Over the weekend Figures Toy Company showed off some new images of the prototype for their repro-Mego Batcave playset: Take a peek inside The BATCAVE! The Caped Crusaders secret hideout is due in stock this September! You can pre-order this retro figure playset now at www.figurestoycompany.com!

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2015
Last weekend was Aw Yeah MegoMeet 2015.   This was the first year it was held in Skokie, Illinois instead of Wheeling, West Virginia where it had been held for the past 20 years.  This year’s show was a joint effort between Aw Yeah Comics and the Mego Museum.   Below are two short video…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 2, 2015
Entertainment Earth Convention Exclusive! What’s the next best thing to seeing KISS live in concert? It’s having their official action figures rock out on a replica stage to your custom playlist of course! That dream is now a reality thanks to the KISS Alive II Stage with 1:20 Scale Action Figures – Deluxe Box Set…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 25, 2015
This month the partnership between DST and EMCE for more awesome retro Mego-esque figures expands to include the first ALL NEW figure that was never a figure in the original Mego line.   Why wasn’t Logan included in the original line?  You just need to buy this figure set and read the included Mini-Magazine.  Specifically…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 22, 2015
In their quest to get new and unique products into the hands of collectors, Diamond Select Toys has frequently teamed up with retailer Action Figure Xpress on exclusive items that expand on DST’s existing lines in very exciting ways. And at this year’s Comic-Con International in San Diego, AFX will offer four new items developed…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 22, 2015
Gremlins ReAction Gremlins are hands-down the most mischievous ReAction line yet! Our Billy Peltzer figure goes toe-to-toe with the likes of both Stripe and Gizmo, who come in a variety of packs featuring tons of accessories! Gizmo is paired with Barney the family dog, a trumpet, and candy cane! Christmas Gizmo comes wearing a Santa…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 17, 2015
This weekend Figures Toy Company gave fans a great early look at some of the figures in their recently announced Super Friends line of 8″ retro action figures:   We like spending the weekends with our friends…our SUPER FRIENDS! If you thought today’s ‪#‎MMFTCNEWS‬ reveal was exciting, check out this sneak peek at a few…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 17, 2015
Friday, on the official NECA Twitter feed, we got our first look at the highly anticipated Alien/Predator 2 pack inspired by the Kenner 20-pack from the mid-90s.   Early & awesome #facehuggerfriday. Modern update to the ’94 Kenner 2 pack coming this Fall complete w mini-comic too!  

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 16, 2015
It’s one thing to just make the replicas of the 2 vintage Mego scale vans, but to go one step further and make NEW ones as well just blows my mind.   I was just talking this past week on the new episode of the Legion of Dans podcast that these were items from my…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 15, 2015
It’s a big month for Gentle Giant solicitations and by that I mean there are FOUR new Jumbo figures solicited!  This month we have 5 new products are coming from the gang at Gentle Giant early next year (Q2 2016) from across the spectrum of their licenses.   We see some great new stuff in their…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 12, 2015
A Kotobukiya Japanese import! Kotobukiya’s groundbreaking DC Comics Classic Costume ARTFX+ Statue series brings you brand new non-articulated comic book characters based on vintage 1980’s Super Powers action figure sculpts enlarged to 1/10th scale. Swinging into action after Superman, Green Lantern, and the Flash is the dynamic duo featuring the boy wonder himself, Robin! Retro…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2015
Today, as part of our 10th anniversary celebration, we have a great guest column from our old friend Matt “Iron Cow” Cauley of Iron Cow Productions. While I only tiptoed into the shallow waters that are the bootleg Super Powers figures (and other non DC Characters) made by the mysterious “Industrial Toy Werks” with a…

 

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