Tag: retro

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2015
KotoSPGL9 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. Following after the initial release of Superman comes Hal Jordan as Green Lantern! Retro is in and you can celebrate the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 25, 2015
ReAct5thElZorg1 Travel to the 23rd century with The Fifth Element ReAction Figures! “mul-ti-pass” The Fifth Element comes to Earth every five thousand years to protect the humans with four stones of the four elements: fire, water, Earth and air.     Available in May!

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2015
ScreenHunter_01 Mar. 20 08.51 SIX 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 a Star Wars 3-pack that gives fans another shot at some of the early releases.   Zam  Wessel Statue – $269 Zam Wessel…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 9, 2015
ReAction Figures: Breaking Bad Say his name… The gritty, high-stakes world of Breaking Bad is coming to ReAction! The twisted partnership between Walter White and Jesse Pinkman is represented, as well as Gustavo Fring, the most feared man in the… empire business.   Available in April!   ReAction Figures: The Karate Kid This 80s classic…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 6, 2015
NYCC14DSTMegoSets2 DSTZach takes a look at the Marvel Retro Action Figure line, including Mego-style, cloth-costume interpretations of Spider-Man, Captain America and Wolverine. Pick up Spider-Man today at your local comic shop, or favorite online retailer, and pre-order Cap and Wolverine, due out this spring! Find your nearest retailer at http://bit.ly/findcomicshop

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2015
FTCScoobyAnnounce1 Zoinks!   Earlier this week Figures Toy Company announced that they have picked up the Scooby-Doo license from Warner Brothers Animation and will be making 8″ ‘Re-Mego’ figures based on the Scooby Gang and some of their most famous ghosts, ghouls and villains.    Full line-ups are still forthcoming but the full gang is expected. Now if…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 22, 2015
Footlocker and outer case Retro-styled collector’s item evocative of classic toys from years past New York, N.Y. (February 22, 2015) – Captain Action Enterprises, licensors of the popular Captain Action line, has joined forces with 3rd Son Books to announce the debut of the first-ever Captain Action Footlocker. This hand-crafted collectible is constructed in the USA, made of wood panels with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2015
BBP375FlashGordon1 Diiiiiiiiiiivvvvve! It’s the day before Toy Fair 2015 starts and the floodgates of information and reveals have opened.     Here is your first look at the recently announced 3.75″ retro Flash Gordon figures from our friends at Bif Bang Pow!   These figures are overflowing with 80’s goodness!   There will be lots more…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 10, 2015
WarpoFigures First Action Figures Based on the Legendary World of H.P. Lovecraft Release in Comic, Toy and Hobby Stores Nationwide Today CHICAGO, IL (February 10, 2015): From a successful Kickstarter less than a year ago, to toy stores across the country, Warpo is thrilled to announce the Legends of Cthulhu retro action figure line releases today….

 

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