Tag: retro

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 24, 2015
BBP28052_HiRes_060215 copy 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
FTCDCBatcave1 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
MegoMeet2015Pix1 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
BBPSDCC15KissAlive2box1 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
RetroClothWolverine 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
AlienBox copy 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
FTCDCSuperFriendsTease1 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
NECAFFAlienPred2PkTease1 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
FTCbstlab 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
ScreenHunter_593 May. 14 13.52 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
KotoBatmanSPArtFX9 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
7_group_2 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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 23, 2015
BBPFlashGWave1 FIRST LOOK! Bif Bang Pow! Is Once Again the Savior of Your Action Figure Collection     Long live the new savior of your action figure universe! Collectors can now rejoice as Big Bang Pow! presents the first-ever 3 3/4-inch scale action figures from the cult favorite 1980 sci-fi film Flash Gordon. These authentically designed and rendered action…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2015
FIGBMTV125AAlg Entertainment Earth Exclusive! Slide down your Bat-Pole and get your hands on this limited edition, retro-style action figure collection celebrating the 1966 Batman TV series! The Batman Classic 1966 TV Series 8-Inch Action Figure Set – Entertainment Earth Exclusive features the show’s cast in unique episode-specific outfits you’ve never seen before, with fantastic accessories and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 10, 2015
ScreenHunter_535 Apr. 10 12.51 Three new products are coming from the gang at Gentle Giant early next year from across the spectrum of their licenses.   We see some great new stuff in their Jumbo universe including our first look at the BTAS Joker jumbo and the next in their Super Powers Jumbo line.   Super Powers Wonder Woman Jumbo Figure In 1984,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 9, 2015
KotoDCSPFlash8 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. Speeding his way into your collection after Superman and Green Lantern is the fastest man alive, The Flash! Retro is in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 8, 2015
WarpoC2E2Cth1 Exclusive to C2E2, Attendees Will Have the Chance to Win these Ultra-Rare Customs CHICAGO, IL (April 8, 2015): Warpo, creators of the acclaimed Legends of Cthulhu retro action figure line, announce today that renown artist Skinner has created four custom, one-of-a-kind figures, which will be available to win exclusively at the C2E2 convention, taking place…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 3, 2015
FTCDCplaysetAnnounce1 Clear some shelf space for today’s big news! Official World’s Greatest Heroes playsets are coming later this year! Repros of The Batcave and Aquaman vs. The Great White Shark are on the way!   Figures Toy Company is expanding their DC Comics World’s Greatest Heroes license by reproducing two of the most popular Mego sets…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 2, 2015
DSTRetroClothCap1 Get ready for another blast from the past! The response to DST’s new Marvel Retro line has been overwhelming, as fans of classic Mego toys and classic Marvel characters have been incredibly supportive of each new announcement, as well as the line’s first release, Spider-Man. Now, DST is proud to announce that the second Marvel…

 

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