NECA’s revealed their newest quarter scale figure today – the Penguin from Batman Returns. Featuring a stunning likeness of Danny DeVito, this figure is amazingly detailed and screen accurate.
The fully poseable figure stands 15″ tall and features synthetic hair, a removable fabric coat trimmed with faux fur, removable top hat and umbrella accessories. This Penguin figure will ship to retailers in June. For more info and photos visit NECA.com.
Entertainment Earth today posted the first in a series of exclusive Pop!s – Rainbow Batman. Celebrating Batman’s 75th anniversary, they’ve taken inspiration from Detective Comics #241 where Batman proclaims he must wear a different colored costume each night. Entertainment Earth (who is a sponsor of AwesomeToyBlog) posted a teaser image on their twitter and the first figure – yellow is available now for preorder here. Yellow Batman is priced at $12.99 and is set for a March release.
Every Friday, Funko debuts an all new Hikari premium vinyl figure. This week is a little special as this was the first Star Wars Hikari revealed – Greedo. While Han may have shot first, Greedo is first to be a Hikari vinyl. Sorry Han, you can’t win them all.
Greedo will be available at all your favorite Funko retailers in February (Entertainment Earth has him here).
As they usually do, Funko is giving one away on their social media channels. Good luck!
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) has brought some of Looney Tunes’ most memorable music momemts together in a new upcoming collection, Looney Tunes Musical Masterpieces, available May 26, 2015. This compilation brings together 18 classic shorts with a running time over two hours.
“Music is such an important component of animation. Not only does it set the mood but it also tells the story,” said Mary Ellen Thomas, Vice President Family & Animation Marketing. She added, “The Looney Tunes cartoons we chose for this compilation represent some of the very best musically-driven shorts we have in our library. We’ve added some popular favorites and some rarer shorts that are not seen very often. Now Looney Tunes fans can have all their musical favorites together on one disc. If you love music and Looney Tunes, this is a collection you don’t want to miss.”
Featured shorts in this collection include: Corny Concerto, Rabbit of Seville, One Froggy Evening, Rhapsody Rabbit, What’s Opera, Doc?, Hillbilly Hare, Nelly’s Folly, I Love to Singa, Page Miss Glory, Katnip Kollege, High Note, Pigs in a Polka, Three Little Bops, Rhapsody in Rivets, Back Alley Oproar, Holiday Shoestrings and Lights Fantastic.
These shorts were previously released on Looney Tunes Golden Collections. This collection has an SRP of $19.97.
Hot Toys’ quest to empty wallets continues with the introduction of their one sixth scale Thanos figure, which became available for pre-order today from Sideshow. The movie-accurate Thanos collectible figure features a helmeted head sculpt, an armored body and Thanos’ throne with LED light-up function. Priced at $414.99, this figure is expected to ship sometime between November 2015 and January 2016. You can find the figure here at SideshowToy.com.
As Valentine’s Day approaches, a new special edition Skylanders figure has been announced. During a failed raspberry soda experiment, Pop Fizz turned himself pink! Love Potion Pop Fizz will be available for a limited time at major retailers for $14.99. Check him out below.
Lego today introduced a huge 2,996 piece S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier. At 31″ long, this set is big! Included are 12 microfigures; Nick Fury, Hawkeye, Captain America, Iron Man, and 8 S.H.I.E.L.D. agents. Five regular minifigures are included as well; Nick Fury, Black Widow, Captain America, Hawkeye and Maria Hill.
The set will be priced at $350 and will be available first to Lego VIP members in Mid-February and available to the general public in March. Check out Lego’s preview video and gallery below!
Funko today announced a collaboration with Marvel and introduced a new subscription service – Marvel Collector Corp. This new service will feature 100% exclusive collectibles, apparel and accessories from the latest and greatest Marvel comics and movie events. The service debuts in April with an Avengers themed box which includes an exclusive 6″ Iron Man Hulkbuster Pop! vinyl, a t-shirt (with one of four designs), a stylized vinyl collectible and two premium accessories. Boxes will ship every other month with June’s box featuring Ant-Man.
There’s two ways you can subscribe to the Marvel Collector Corp, the basic level and the Founder level. The basic level is a 1 box subscription and is available for $25 + shipping. The Founder level is a full year-long subscription, but features an exclusive figure every year on their anniversary. The Founder level costs $150 + shipping (around $190 total).
Our pals at Kotobukiya announced a new line of figures today based on the hit DC Comic ‘Li’l Gotham’. These soft PVC figures stand around two inches tall and feature 7 different characters with 6 different color variations. The figures are blind bagged two-packs, twelve packs to a box. Check out these below – aren’t they adorable?
Toy fair is right around the corner and today Vinyl Sugar teased a new line of vinyl toys. Named Dorbz, they’ve sent a preview image featuring Batgirl, Cap, Groot and Ghost Rider. Look for more details on Dorbz, Vinyl Idolz and all other Vinyl Sugar productz on display at New York Toy Fair in February.
A live action version of Cinderella is heading to theaters in March, and to support Funko is releasing a new pair of Pop! vinyls. The two Pop!s, Cinderella herself and Gus Gus in a slipper are also set for release in March. Check them out below.
Icon Heroes has had a ton of success with their Masters of the Universe office supplies and now they are turning their attention to the DC television universe. They’ve anncouned the first 3 in our line of DC mouse pads featuring DC’s three hot television shows The Flash, Arrow, and Gotham. These plastic surface pads measure approximately 7.75″ x 9.25″, offer precise tracking, and wipe clean. Each mouse pad is $13 each and due out in March. Check them out below.
Last week, Hasbro announced that they’d have another “Fan Built Bot” promotion where fans will be able to build an all new combiner. Voting will occur via the TRANSFORMERS brand app (formerly the official TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION app) and fans will be able to log-in and answer a round of questions to help shape the identity of the new Combiner characters. The Fan Built Combiner poll will allow fans to determine everything from the types of vehicles involved, to whether the characters will be AUTOBOTS or DECEPTICONS, and eventually the name of the new character.
Voting for each round will be open for one week, after which the results will be announced and a new round of voting will begin, with three total rounds of questions in all. Additionally, the world’s leading dedicated toy retailer, Toys“R”Us, will host a “bonus” question on its Twitter channel on February 18, allowing its followers and fans to join the conversation and vote on the Combiner’s special power. A full reveal of the new Fan Built Combiner is expected later this year, with the character available as a toy in 2016.
AwesomeToyBlog sponsor Entertainment Earth has posted pre-orders for the 7th wave of 6″ Star Wars Black Series figures. This wave features Bossk and Han Solo in Stormtrooper disguise along with repacks of Chewbacca and the TIE Fighter Pilot. These are available as a case of four or you can order just Bossk or Han Solo in Stormtrooper disguise. These are tentatively slated for April release.
Funko today revealed Pop! vinyl and Legacy figures from the upcoming game Evolve. In Evolve, available February 10th, four Hunters battle against single Monsters for an exciting 4v1 gaming experience. For both the Pop!s and Legacy figures the line-up is Markov, Val, Hank, Maggie, and Goliath. The Goliath Pop! is a 6″ super sized Pop!. The Pop! vinyls will be available in March with the Legacy figures available in April. These should be available for pre-order now at your favorite spots (AwesomeToyBlog sponsor Entertainment Earth has most of them here).