Tag: vintage

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 6, 2015
  POWER LORDS FOR 2015!! Big things are coming for Power Lords in 2015! Fans have been asking many questions about the status of Power Lords over recents month, and we wanted to answer questions and give a status report on where the line stands and what the future holds. After a hugely successful first…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 3, 2015
Just moments ago Kotobukia made this announcement on their official Facebook page:   Return to the classic era of action figures with the DC Comics SUPER POWERS COLLECTION, a vintage-inspired line of ARTFX+ statues from Kotobukiya! With details such as “Power Action” stances, multiple points of non-articulation and real cloth capes it will feel like…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 23, 2014
Our friends over at GentleGiant Ltd./3D Systems have given us the opportunity to reveal their 2014 Holiday Item – The Holiday Potted Groot statue. As of this writing this statue has not been announced by Gentle Giant so even I don’t know all of the particulars, but I DID buy one of their holiday items…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 22, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Milwaukie, OR – Just in time for fans’ holiday wish lists, Dark Horse and Mattel announce that the biggest art book of 2015 – The Art of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe – will receive a limited edition release. Restricted to 4,000 copies, The Art of He-Man and the Masters…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 2, 2014
Author Philip Reed sent us the information on his current action figure book that is wrapping up on Kickstarter in a little over a week. Philip describes the project as “Scattered thoughts on the action figure marketing of the eighties.”  His new book   Each Sold Separately, Action Figure Marketing of the 80s  is a 48-page…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 20, 2014
The Ugnaught race is known for their industrious nature in the Star Wars Universe. Seen first in Star Wars; The Empire Strikes Back, the Ugnaughts were the primary laborers on the Cloud City of Bespin. They can be seen tinkering with all manner of electrical and mechanical items, essentially keeping Cloud City up and running….

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 19, 2014
It was announced today over on Marvel.com that Gentle Giant ltd. would be giving the Jumbo treatment to Mattel’s vintage Secret Wars line from 1984.    Just as we have seen in the past with Kenner’s Star Wars and Hasbro’s G.I. Joe line, the vintage 3.75″ figures have been lovingly scanned and enlarged to 12″, including…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 6, 2014
   You might have heard the rumblings, you might have seen a teaser, you might have made the wish in your heart, but the rumors are true!   Mego’s 1980’s era military action figure line “Eagle Force” is poised to make a comeback in 2015! We caught up with the Fresh Monkey himself, Bill Murphy to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 14, 2014
  As announced, back in February at Toy Fair 2014, the final figures in Mattel’s long running 6″, Four Horsemen sculpted, DC Universe Classics line will be a series of tributes to the 30th anniversary of Kenner’s beloved DC Comics ‘Super Powers’ 3.75″ action figures.   Mattel is repainting 6 figures (including a collect-and-connect figure) and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 8, 2014
Immense New Publishing Program Will Include Many Other New Titles and Formats, Too   San Diego, CA (October 8, 2014) – Today, IDW Publishing and Disney announced their colossal team-up together to bring the lauded and revered Disney comics back to print in a number of exciting formats! Beginning in early 2015, fans can expect to see…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 3, 2014
Here’s your close-up look at the vintage-style DC Super Powers Collection sculpted by the Four Horsemen with build-a-figure pieces to create Kalibak. Also check out Doomsday, the final figure in Signature Series line in special 360 degree view packaging and the Batman 1966-style cowl – perfect for cosplay or display.

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2014
Today, Thursday 9/25 is the last day you can sign up for the MOTU Giants 2014 subscription.  You can choose from having them shipped monthly, or to save on shipping you have have all 4 of the 2014 figures shipped at once at the end of the year.  Plus, if you sub you save $5…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 15, 2014
Today we take a quick look at the new MOTUC GIANTS He-Man from Mattel. This is the first in Mattel’s new jumbo line of vintage Masters of the Universe figures. Faithful recreations of the vintage MOTU figures in 12” scale! Each figure has a twist waist power punch, “rubber band” legs, and vintage-style accessories. They…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 28, 2014
    As announced, back in February at Toy Fair 2014, the final figures in Mattel’s long running 6″, Four Horsemen sculpted, DC Universe Classics line will be a series of tributes to the 30th anniversary of Kenner’s beloved DC Comics ‘Super Powers’ 3.75″ action figures.   Mattel is repainting 6 figures (including a collect-and-connect figure)…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 4, 2014
As announced, back in February at Toy Fair 2014, the final figures in Mattel’s long running 6″, Four Horsemen sculpted, DC Universe Classics line will be a series of tributes to the 30th anniversary of Kenner’s beloved DC Comics ‘Super Powers’ 3.75″ action figures.   Mattel is repainting 6 figures (including a collect-and-connect figure) and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 20, 2014
As announced at Toy Fair 2014 the final figures in Mattel’s long running 6″, Four Horsemen sculpted, DC Universe Classics line will be a series of tributes to the 30th anniversary of Kenner’s beloved DC Comics ‘Super Powers’ action figures. I think by now everyone that knows me knows that I am a HUGE fan…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2014
Limited Edition Firefly and Star Wars Key Chains Unveiled, Plus a Show-Exclusive Poster Bundle     LOS ANGELES — July 7, 2014 — Quantum Mechanix Inc. (QMx), creators of fan-favorite sci-fi and pop culture goods, today proudly announced a pair of exciting Comic-Con International: San Diego (SDCC) 2014-exclusive products from legendary sci-fi epics Star Wars…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 1, 2014
As if the old Kenner 12″ Alien figure wasn’t creepy enough, now Gentle Giant, ltd has made it BIGGER and Glow-In-The-Dark…so you can never escape his hollow stare…   Alien SDCC 2014 Ex. Glow-In-The-Dark Vintage Jumbo Figure Gentle Giant Ltd. is proud to bring you another piece of toy history with our SDCC Exclusive GLOW…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 1, 2014
Alfred Hitchcock Wacky Wobbler Good Evening. Funko Presents… The Master of Suspense! The man behind Vertigo, The Birds, Psycho and more has been immortalized as a Wacky Wobbler! Available in October! ReAction Figures: Horror Classics One, two, Freddy’s coming for you. Three, four, better lock your door Five, six, grab your crucifix. Seven, eight, gonna…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 29, 2014
The Action Figure Hall of Fame has been created to honor those toys who have stood the test of time and become part of the fabric of Pop Culture.  It seems fitting that 50 years after Hasbro introduced the first action figure, the G.I. Joe line,  we begin to recognize some of the greats and…

 

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