So this is a thing.DC Superhero Girls is a new brand from Mattel and Warners that will cover action figures, toys clothing, TV shows, DVDs and digital stuff, with Random House Children's Books and Lego.They describe it as An exciting new universe of Super Heroic storytelling that helps build character and confidence, and empowers girls to[...]
By Octavio Karbank [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=22hp-WBoTTc[/youtube] Can we just take a moment to appreciate the ingenuity of some people? Brazil's ZW Design brought to life an action figure of Dragon Ball Z's Super Saiyan Goku! Using a clear pyramid and some technical know-how, ZW Design was able to create a hologram effect that is honestly one of […]
By Jared Cornelius Walking around the video game section in your local shops you may have noticed an explosion of tiny plastic figurines. It's almost impossible to ignore at this point as most retail chains have an entire aisle dedicated to these things. Well if you didn't know they belong to the increasingly popular, "Toys-To-Life" genre of gaming that's now gotten its […]
Itʼs Prohibition all over again, but with action figures.You may not have heard about the recent controversy, involving the Breaking Bad toyline that was, yes was, on sale at Toys 'R' Us.Susan Schrivjer of Fort Myers, FL took great offense to the Breaking Bad adult collector figures being sold at Toys R Us[...]
Marvel adds to the increasing number of female action figures in the Hasbro repertoire. This figure is a repaint of the 2013 SDCC exclusive Moonstone. The new paint paint job with metallic chest emblem and plastic waist sash help the woman “infused with the DNA of a mighty Kree warrior” make this use of the[...]
DC Comics has released this graphic showing the anatomy of an action figure in reference to joints. This shows how those figure with 32 points of articulation work… as opposed to the original Kenner Star Wars figures that had 5 points… 4 if it was Chewbacca.
DC Collectibles is getting into the holiday spirit by teasing fans. The below image was posted on the DC Comics website and is a "heavily redacted" close-up shot a new collectible. They don't specify if it's a statue or action figure. This is an item that has not been solicited or announced yet. They will give […]
You have to love it when someone just says the truth. The Hideo Kojima, game director for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain came out on his English Twitter account and admitted that the characters in MGS5 are being designed with a more erotic feel to encourage cosplay and the sale of figures. Not […]
Tarantino and Weinstein didn't have action figures for their movie Inglorious Basterds because they know the Jewish community would never allow it, and the African-American community shouldn't allow anyone to disrespect our ancestors." - Najee Ali, director of the Los Angeles civil rights group Project Islamic Hope Um.... Oh look, they're going for lots of money too. [...]
From today it will also be home to the debut display of the new line of action figures from The Avengers This includes all the heroes, of course, but most importantly it gives us our first decent look at Loki's army - albeit in miniature plastic version.A reader from Action Figure Insider went along to[...]
Action figures Don’t call them toys Ever.A few questions are given answers here that weren’t evident in the trailer.Where are Hawkeye’s cool shades? Present and correct.Does The Hulk wear his traditional expanding purple strides? Not as long as Gap are making their new range of expanding chinos.Does Black Widow look like my old Maths teacher[...]
Joe Jusko is the artist for the new Captain Action toy packaging designs. Apparently he was a fan from a kid, and now gets to make his mark on the rent-a-costume doll. Here's how it al looks!