Category Archives: Conventions

New York Toy Fair 2017: More Transformers: Robots in Disguise Reveals

Hasbro has released more images for some of their Transformers reveals at this past weekend’s Toy Fair. Check out below for these new Transformers: Robots in Disguise figures.

Legion Cyclonus

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Legion Starscream

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Legion Blurr

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Legion Heatseeker

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Warrior Windblade

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Warrior Twinferno

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New York Toy Fair 2017: McFarlane Toys, a Tour of the Booth

At New York Toy Fair 2017, McFarlane Toys walked us through their booth with products ranging from The Walking Dead, Rick and Morty, Destiny, NFL, One Punch Man, South Park, Steven Universe, Five Nights at Freddy’s, Labyrinth, and more!

New York Toy Fair 2017: NECA Shows off Batman, Predator, Spider-Man, and More

Toy Fair 2017 took place this past weekend featuring an impressive amount of toys that’ll come to shelves over the next year. NECA was there in full force displaying their impressive line of action figures and collectibles.

Check out some of what they had on display below.

New York Toy Fair 2017: Kotobukiya Shows Off Statues for, DC, Star Wars, Marvel, and More

A Different Kind Of PAX

pax_unplugged_logoDuring PAX South, a new PAX focused solely on tabletop gaming was announced in the ever-growing lineup. PAX Unplugged will be taking place in downtown Philadelphia, PA at the Pennsylvania Convention Center November 17th-19th of this year. Badges have yet to go on sale but are set for Spring.

If you’ve been to a PAX in recent years, you’ve seen the tabletop areas rapidly grow in size and popularity thanks to the current resurgence tabletop gaming is experiencing. The mainstream giants of Magic: the Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons sit next to indie darlings like Munchkin, Dungeon World, and the Burning Wheel with games you probably haven’t even heard of yet peppered between them all. You can find all of it and the table space to give them a try if you have the time. You can even chat with creators and talk to them about the games they’ve made. More and more panels have been dedicated to tabletop gaming and game design as well. Not to mention panels like Adam Koebel’s Office Hours giving GMing advice and others like live Critical Role, RollPlay, and Acquisitions, Inc. It was only natural that this aspect of gaming would even get its own PAX.

PAX Unplugged isn’t the only convention of its kind though. There’s GenCon in Indianapolis, IN at the Indiana Convention Center August 17th-20th that will be celebrating its 50th year and competes with it for size. It’s the largest and longest-running con in the tabletop gaming arena. On the flipside, Go Play NW is a much smaller con in Seattle, WA at Seattle University July 8th-10th.  It focuses more on fostering growth and camaraderie in tabletop gaming as a non-profit and gives space for creators who want to test their story-based games. Dozens of others definitely exist worldwide but few can compare in scope to an offering from Penny Arcade and Reed Pop while providing a basis for a community . Head over to the official PAX Unplugged site to subscribe and keep up to date or follow PAX on Twitter.

New York Toy Fair 2017: LEGO Delivers Guardians of the Galaxy, Batman, Spider-Man, Star Wars and More

With numerous blockbuster films coming out this year, LEGO is delivering sets for fans who want to continue adventures in the tiny scale. But beyond, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Spider-Man: Homecoming, The LEGO Batman Movie, and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, the company also had lots of new other sets on display for their popular DC Super Hero Girls, NEXO Knights, Minecraft lines, and more.

Check out the photos of what you’ll be able to get this coming year.

New York Toy Fair 2017: Hasbro’s Transformers Reveals

This weekend is New York Toy Fair where we get to see some of the toys that’ll be coming to shelves over the next year. Today, Hasbro revealed some of what we can expect from Transformers include new Generations, Robots in Disguise, and figures for this year’s The Last Knight.

Transformers Generations

Figures include Krok, Quake, and Topspin along with Titan Master Chasm, Freezeout, Gatorface, Optimus Prime, Nautica, Quickswitch, Fastlane, Rodimus, Cosmos, Blitzwing, Cloudraker, Octone, Overlord, Full Tilt, Roadburn, Seaspray, Magnus Prime, Metalhawk, Tidal Wave, Hazard, Dreadnaut, Flameout, Murk, NECRO, Scorchfire, Thunderwing, Topspin, Trypticon, Twintwist, and Windblade
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Transformers Robots in Disguise

Figures include Galvatronus, Bumblebee, Cyberwarp, Cyclonus, Dragstrip, Riotgear, Grimlock, Heatseeker, Menasor, Motormaster, Sideswipe, Skyjack, Slashmark, Strongark, Treadshock, Wilbreak, and Ultra Bee!

Transformers: The Last Knight

Figures include Slash, Drift, Bumblbee, Crosshairs, Strafe, Slug, Sqweeks, Steelbane, Megatron, Grimlock, Hound, and Scorn.

New Game of Thrones Figures are Coming from Dark Horse and HBO

Dark Horse and HBO Global Licensing are introducing new looks for some familiar characters in their bestselling line of Game of Thrones figures. The new figures will be released in June 2017, coinciding with the Season 7 premiere of the award-winning show this summer. To date, Dark Horse and HBO have released twenty-seven Game of Thrones figures.

The new Game of Thrones figures feature fan-favorite characters in detailed interpretations with new sculpts and updated deluxe packaging. Dark Horse revealed the opening figures, Daenerys Targaryen and Melisandre, at the American International Toy Fair earlier today. A previous Daenerys figure, featuring “The Mother of Dragons” alongside her soon-to-be-hatched dragon eggs, was among the first figures released in Dark Horse’s line of Game of Thrones figures. Dark Horse will also reveal fresh sculpts of previously released character figures for Tyrion Lannister, Jon Snow, and Arya Stark at a later date.

In Game of Thrones, Daenerys Targaryen is on a quest to take back the Iron Throne her family once occupied. She is a formidable foe, merciless in her vengeance and accompanied by her beloved dragons. The new figure exemplifies her fierce spirit and portrays her in her warrior costume with her striking platinum hair.

Melisandre, the Red Priestess of Asshai, uses her arcane powers to influence events throughout the Game of Thrones story. Dark Horse captures her ageless beauty and fiery personality in her hallmark red attire.

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New York Toy Fair 2017: Diamond Select Preview

This weekend, Diamond Select Toys is returning to the Jacob Javits Center in New York City for the annual International Toy Fair. Once again, DST will unveil new items to retailers and press, and DST is known for surprising people! Below, you’ll see some of the upcoming items that will be on display at the show, including new licenses Dark Tower, Spider-Man: Homecoming, and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales! More new licenses and products will be revealed on-site!

Back to the Future

One of DST’s most venerable licenses meets its newest brand when DST expands their Vinimates vinyl figure line to include Marty McFly and Doc Brown! Plus, they’re also bringing back their sold-out Electronic Hover Time Machine from Back to the Future II!

Back to the Future 2 Hover Time Machine Electronic Vehicle (Item # FEB172621, SRP: $59.99)

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Back to the Future Vinimates Doc Brown Vinyl Figure (Item # FEB172602, SRP: $9.99)

Back to the Future Vinimates Marty McFly Vinyl Figure (Item # FEB172603, SRP: $9.99)

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Batman Classic TV Series

The epic bust series based on the original Gotham-based TV series continues with another classic villain and legendary actor from the 1960s TV show – Roddy McDowall as the Bookworm!

Batman Classic TV Series Bookworm Resin Bust (Item #JAN172651, SRP: $59.99)

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Batman: The Animated Series

More busts and statues capturing the iconic 1990s animated series continue to roll out, including a bust celebrating the 25th anniversary of Harley Quinn, a full-size statue of Catwoman, and two characters are revisited in new PVC dioramas — New Adventures Batgirl and Laughing Fish Joker! Plus, the Justice League Unlimited bust series continues with Shazam!

Batman Animated Series Premier Collection Catwoman Resin Statue (Item #JAN172650, SRP: $150.00)

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Batman The Animated Series Harley Quinn 25th Ann. Bust (SEE IT AT TOY FAIR, SRP: $59.99)

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Batman The Animated Series Mr. Freeze Resin Bust (SEE IT AT TOY FAIR, SRP: $59.99)

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Batman Animated Series Riddler Resin Bust (Item # FEB172600, SRP: $59.99)

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DC Gallery Batman The Animated Series HARDAC PVC Diorama (SEE IT AT TOY FAIR, SRP: $45.00)

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DC Gallery Batman The Animated Series Laughing Fish Joker PVC Diorama (Item #JAN172652, SRP: $45.00)

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DC Gallery New Batman Adventures Batgirl PVC Diorama (Item # FEB172601, SRP: $45.00)

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Justice League Unlimited Animated Series Shazam Resin Bust (Item # JAN172653, SRP: $59.99)

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Caddyshack

The beloved golf comedy has never gotten collectible toys before now, and two more Vinimates vinyl figures are joining the line! Articulated necks allow you to customize each iconic pose!

Caddyshack Vinimates Ty Webb Vinyl Figure (Item # FEB172606, SRP: $9.99)

Caddyshack Vinimates Gopher Vinyl Figure (Item # FEB172607, SRP: $9.99)

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The Dark Tower

Anticipation for the film adaptation of Stephen Kings Dark Tower is at an all-time high, and DST is tackling the new film with Vinimates vinyl figures, Minimates mini-figures and Select action figures!

Dark Tower Vinimates Gunslinger Vinyl Figure (Item # FEB172604, SRP: $9.99)

Dark Tower Vinimates Man in Black Vinyl Figure (Item # FEB172605, SRP: $9.99)

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Forbidden Planet

The classic sci-fi film Forbidden Planet is now the latest Minimates 2-pack, and work has begun on a larger-scale electronic Robby!

Forbidden Planet Minimates Robby the Robot & Crewman 2-Pack (Item #JAN172655, SRP: $9.99)

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Ghostbusters

All-new Ghostbusters action figures will make their debut at the show, plus a highly anticipated variant figure, and two new Vinimates vinyl figures!

Ghostbusters Marshmallow Winston Action Figure (SEE IT AT TOY FAIR, $19.99)

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Ghostbusters Vinimates Slimed Egon Vinyl Figure (SEE IT AT TOY FAIR, SRP: $9.99)

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Ghostbusters Vinimates Slimed Winston Vinyl Figure (SEE IT AT TOY FAIR, SRP: $9.99)

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The Iron Giant

The heartwarming tale of a boy and his giant robot is now the newest set of Minimates mini-figures! This 2-pack includes fully poseable 2” mini-figures of young boy Hogarth Hughes and the alien automaton he grows to love, with even more Iron Giant merch in the works!

Iron Giant Minimates Iron Giant and Hogarth 2-Pack (SEE IT AT TOY FAIR, SRP: $9.99)

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Marvel Comics, Movies and Television

The Marvel Gallery OVC Diorama line is one of DST’s most popular launches in years, and the response has been phenomenal. Five new PVCs were recently revealed, with more scheduled to be on display at the show. New Marvel Select figures from Marvel Comics, Marvel Studios films and Marvel television will be on display, as well as new Minimates mini-figures, and Milestones and Premier Collection collectible statues!

Marvel Gallery Classic Iron Man PVC Diorama (Item #JAN172648, SRP: $45.00)

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Marvel Gallery Ironheart PVC Diorama (Item #TBD, SRP: $45.00)

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Marvel Gallery Jean Grey PVC Diorama (Item # FEB172612, SRP: $45.00)

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Marvel Gallery Luke Cage Netflix TV Series PVC Diorama (Item #JAN172647, SRP: $45.00)

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Marvel Gallery Old Man Logan PVC Diorama (Item #OCT160011, SRP: $45.00)

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Marvel Gallery Punisher Netflix TV PVC Diorama (SEE IT AT TOY FAIR, SRP: $45.00)

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Marvel Milestones Armored Thor Resin Statue (Item #JAN172646, SRP: $225.00)

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Marvel Milestones Civil War Movie Iron Man Resin Statue (SEE IT AT TOY FAIR, SRP: $199.99)

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Marvel Minimates Series 73 Spider-Man Homecoming Movie Asst. (Item #JAN172661, SRP: $9.99/ea.)

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Marvel Premier Collection Classic Iron Man Resin Statue (Item # FEB172611, SRP: $150.00)

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Marvel Premier Collection Wolverine Resin Statue (SEE IT AT TOY FAIR, $150.00)

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Marvel Select Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 Movie Drax Action Figure (Item #JAN172662, SRP: $24.99)

Marvel Select Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 Movie Star-Lord Action Figure (Item #JAN172663, SRP: $24.99)

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Marvel Select Spider-Man Homecoming Movie Action Figure (Item # FEB172613, SRP: $24.99)

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The Muppets

The hit Muppets Select action figure line continues with a new assortment of America’s favorite Muppets!

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The Nightmare Before Christmas

The Nightmare Before Christmas Select action figure line continues with new assortments of characters, plus new Vinimates vinyl figures and Minimates mini-figures!

Nightmare Before Christmas Vinimates Pumpkin King Vinyl Figure (SEE IT AT TOY FAIR, SRP: $9.99)

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Nightmare Before Christmas Vinimates Santa Claus Vinyl Figure (SEE IT AT TOY FAIR, SRP: $9.99)

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Nightmare Before Christmas Vinimates Zero Vinyl Figure (SEE IT AT TOY FAIR, SRP: $9.99)

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

This year, pirates are back, savvy? Based on the highly anticipated new film, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, new assortments of Minimates mini-figures, Vinimates vinyl figures, Select action figures and Gallery PVCs capture all of the heroes and villains of the movie!

Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Minimates 2-Pack Asst. (Item # FEB172623, SRP: $9.99/ea.)

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Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Vinimates Jack Sparrow Vinyl Figure (Item # FEB172608, SRP: $9.99)

Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Vinimates Barbossa Vinyl Figure (Item # FEB172609, SRP: $9.99)

Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Vinimates Salazar Vinyl Figure (Item #FEB172610, SRP: $9.99)

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Predator

The hunt is back on! The epic fourth series of Predator Minimates is based on films from across the popular movie franchise, including Predator, Predator 2 and Predators!

Predator Minimates Series 4 2-Packs Asst. (Item # FEB172624, SRP: $9.99/ea.)

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Watchmen Movie Minimates Box Set

We still may not know who watches the Watchmen, but now fans of the epic superhero film can watch the Watchmen join their Minimates mini-figure collection! Plus, three more Vinimates vinyl figures!

Watchmen Movie Minimates Box Set (Item # FEB172622, SRP: $24.99)

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Watchmen Vinimates Silk Spectre Vinyl Figure (SEE IT AT TOY FAIR, SRP: $9.99)

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Watchmen Vinimates Dr. Manhattan Vinyl Figure (SEE IT AT TOY FAIR, SRP: $9.99)

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Watchmen Vinimates Ozymandias Vinyl Figure (SEE IT AT TOY FAIR, SRP: $9.99)

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New York Toy Fair 2017: Diamond PREVIEWS Some Exclusive Toys for Comic Fans

New York Toy Fair 2017 is underway and we’re showing off some of the awesome toys you’ll be able to get over the next year. Our first stop is the Diamond booth who showed off a lot of items you can order through their PREVIEWS catalog from Funko, Mezco, One:12 Collective, and more including quite a few exclusives.

Check out some of the sites below and stay tuned for more coverage to come.

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