Kidrobot and Nickelodeon Team Up for New 8″ Turtles

kidrobot tnKidrobot, the world’s premiere designer and retailer of limited edition art toys and apparel, has joined creative forces with Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids, to launch an all-new lineup of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) figures. The eight-inch, mini series is now available for purchase on Kidrobot.com and in stores everywhere.

The new lineup also features an exclusive alternative colorway series available only on Kidrobot.com. The world’s most fearsome fighting team — Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo and Donatello are each featured in a unique colorway design true to each character’s color and signature weapon.

“Kidrobot is back with a brand-new lineup of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles figures true to the original characters,” said, Allen Richardson, Vice President of Product and Marketing at Kidrobot. “We’re excited to partner with Nickelodeon and pay homage to one of the most iconic television shows and brands that continues to be loved by fans worldwide since the 1980s.”

Key features:

  • Eight-Inch Medium Figure Series — Four totally tubular TMNT Donatello, Michelangelo, Raphael and Leonardo figures available in a faded colorway true to each turtle’s color and sporting their signature weapons!
  • Exclusive Alternative Colorway Series — Available only on Kidrobot.com, the alternative series features each TMNT character in unique colorway design. Collect all four and become a hero in a half shelf — Cowabunga, DUDE!

Featuring designs from the CG-animated Nickelodeon series and the classic 1980s comics, the TMNT and Kidrobot product line also includes the seven-inch medium vinyl TMNT figure series, three-inch blind box mini series, PHUNNY Plush and collectible keychain series — take your favorite TMNT character with you on the go!

Funko Gives Zorn Pop! and Action Figure Attention

funko logoThe original new FOX show Son of Zorn is getting the Funko treatment with both Pop!s and action figures available now. A warrior from the fictional Zephyria, Zorn must reconnect with his ex-wife and teenage son in Orange County, California.

Zorn Pop! figures come in three forms: Zorn with his sword, Zorn with hot sauce, and Zorn (office attire), available exclusively at Hot Topic.

Or, follow Zorn into battle with action figures in both his classic Zephyria outfit, or in his office attire.

Catch an all-new episode of SON OF ZORN on Sunday, December 11th at 8:30pm on FOX.

Hasbro Previews New Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Spider-Man: Homecoming Marvel Legends

Marvel Legends LogoFollowing on the release of trailers for both Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Spider-Man: Homecoming, Hasbro revealed new Marvel Legends figures earlier this morning.

From Spider-Man: Homecoming, the Vulture made his debut. The Vulture’s impressive wings (which feature 12 points of articulation) are the build-a-figure for this wave. You’ll need to make some room on your shelf for this one – he’s going to have quite a wingspan.

The Guardians of the Galaxy wave includes a good mix of both movie (Star-Lord, Drax, Yondu) and comic ( Marvel’s Angela, Marvel’s Nova, Darkhawk, Vance Astro) figures with the build-a-figure for this wave being Marvel’s Titus.

See them all in the gallery below and look for these in stores everywhere in 2017.

Mezco and Diamond Comic Distributors Team Up for Exclusive DC One:12 Collective Figures

diamond comics logoThe crimson archer, Arsenal; Shazam’s deadly foe, Black Adam; and the alternate reality Red Son Superman all leap off the panel as Diamond Comic Distributors and Mezco present three PREVIEWS Exclusive (PX) One:12 Collective DC Action Figures.

These striking figures feature over thirty points of articulation, character-specific accessories, and intricate sculptural work that crease a seamless blend of timeless icons with “real world” looks. Fans and collectors won’t want to miss these iconic DC characters decorating their shelves as Mezco continues the line started by PX Reverse Flash Action Figure, releasing January 2017.

All three PREVIEWS Exclusive figures are featured in the December issue of Diamond’s PREVIEWS catalog. Each carry a suggested retail price of $80.00, and are scheduled for release in July 2017.

  • ONE-12 COLLECTIVE DC PX BLACK ADAM AF (AUG168741)
  • ONE-12 COLLECTIVE DC PX ARSENAL AF (AUG168742)
  • ONE-12 COLLECTIVE DC PX SUPERMAN RED SUN AF (AUG168743)

Fans can pre-order their own ONE-12 Collective DC Action Figures at their local comic book specialty shop to ensure they get these exquisite figures. To find a comic shop near you and order, visit www.comicshoplocator.com.

Funko Releases Garbage Pail Kids Mystery Minis and Announce Batman Super Deluxe Vinyl

funko logoTo help you get through the mid-week, here’s a pair of Funko news items. Our fantastically fun Funko friends have released a series of blind boxed Mystery Minis based on 80’s pop phenomena – the Garbage Pail Kids. This new series includes 12 figures with classic characters such as Buggy Better, Brainy Janie and Beasty Boyd. These are available now.

Funko also announced a 10″ Super Deluxe Vinyl Batman figure. Standing 10″ tall – this vinyl figure features Batman in a dynamic pose with his Batarang ready to go. This will be available in Februrary.

Deadpool Dorbz Rides, Marvel MyMoji and Marvel Lanyards On The Way From Funko

funko logoOur friends at Funko today shared a number of new Marvel products on tap for early next year – a Dorbz Ridez Deadpool featuring Mr. Pool in a Chimichanga truck, a blindbag series of Marvel MyMjois and a pair of Marvel lanyards featuring Thor and Hulk. These should all be out in January and check them out below.

Massive BLUEFIN Collectibles And Toy Sale This Weekend at BLUEFIN HQ

bluefinlogoBluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Hong Kong and more, concludes 2016 with a very special Year-End Warehouse Sale that will take place on Saturday, December 10th at the company’s headquarters located in Anaheim CA.

The Bluefin 2016 Year-End Warehouse Sale takes place from 8:00am to 4:00pm at Bluefin headquarters located at: 3321 E. La Palma Ave, Anaheim, CA 92806. More details available at: http://bit.ly/2g28SGo.

Collectors and fans are invited to browse a massive selection of figures, model kits, toys and other products from a leading brands including Tamashii Nations, Bandai Hobby and Shokugan and others that will be available for purchase at significantly discounted prices.

The event will be complemented by tasty Japanese snacks and cuisine provided by the OKAMOTO Food Truck.

Bluefin and Bandai Hobby also invite fans across North America to enter a special Holiday Master Grade Giveaway Contest. The Grand Prize is a Psycho Zaku Master Grade model from the anime/manga smash hit, Gundam Thunderbolt. Designed with heightened proportions and mechanical features, the Psycho Zaku includes giant special booster, fully articulated sub-arms that can fold into backpack, realistic joint and power pipe covers, sole mounted-claws and an arsenal of weapons accessories. Enter now at:  http://bit.ly/2h0GFzA.

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Dark Horse and HBO Licensing Release Game of Thrones: The Hand of the Queen Pin

Dark Horse LogoDark Horse and HBO Global Licensing are proud to honor Game of Thrones fans with the newest addition to the partnership’s line of popular collectibles: the Hand of the Queen Pin. After the Second Siege of Meereen, Daenerys Targaryen names Tyrion Lannister as her official Hand of the Queen to honor his loyalty and governance of Meereen during her absence. Daenerys presents Tyrion with a replica of the Hand brooch.

Dark Horse has crafted a replica of the original prop from Game of Thrones. The Hand of the Queen Pin is beautifully constructed with zinc alloy. The pin is three inches long.

The Hand of the Queen Pin goes on sale December 28, 2016, at a price of $12.99.

Sonic the Hedgehog Keychains Blind Box Mini Series & Keychains Available Now at Kidrobot.com

kidrobot tnKidrobot has announced their newest collaboration – this time with Sega. They’ve teamed up to present an all-new Sonic The Hedgehog vinyl mini series and keychain series just in time for the 25th Anniversary of the original Sega Genesis game. There are 14 different vinyl minifigures and 18 unique keychains in these blind boxed assortments.

Find them now at Kidrobot.com and check them out below.

 

YO-KAI WATCH: THE MOVIE Now Available to Stream on Netflix

Image result for yo kai watch logoYO-KAI WATCH: THE MOVIE™, the first English-language film based on the global phenomenon YO-KAI WATCH™, recently received a limited theatrical run and features the voice talent of the hit show YO-KAI WATCH, which is also available to stream on Netflix.

YO-KAI WATCH: THE MOVIE follows Nate Adams and his Yo-kai friends, Whisper and Jibanyan, as they’re transported to the past to help Nate’s grandfather, Nathaniel, battle evil Yo-kai and invent the Yo-kai Watch. YO-KAI WATCH: THE MOVIE also introduces a new Yo-kai — Hovernyan, a floating blue cat who is Nathaniel’s heroic companion. Cinema Blend calls the film “a fun and fast watch that makes for some entertaining excitement,” and Anime News Network says YO-KAI WATCH: THE MOVIE is “a funny and heartwarming comedy-adventure.”

YO-KAI WATCH is a cross-media universe, following the hilarious misadventures of an average human boy and his involvement with the mischievous Yo-kai (invisible beings that are the cause of life’s daily annoyances) all around him. Our young hero obtains a special watch, empowering him to discover and summon the mysterious Yo-kai, befriend them and then work together to solve everyday problems… problems that are often caused by other trouble-making Yo-kai! Discover the adventures of Nate and his Yo-kai companions via video game, animated comedy series, comics, toys and video on demand. Visit the official website, as well as follow YO-KAI WATCH on TwitterFacebook and Instagram.

Lots of Funko Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers Products Set For Early Next Year

funko logoFunko’s take on the Might Morphin’ Power Rangers will continue early next year with brand new Pop!s, Dorbz, Pint Size Heroes and Pen Toppers on the way.

The new Pop! vinyl series features the Red, White, and Pink Rangers in unique action poses. Exclusives are planned for several of the figures including Metallic Pink and Red Rangers at Hot Topic! and Alpha 5 at Walmart.

Dorbz of the entire gang are also slated with metallic chase versions of the Red Ranger and Yellow Ranger available with a 1 in 6 rarity. Planned exclusives include Rita Repulsa at Toys R Us, and a glow-in-the-dark Pink Ranger, only at Walmart.

Also slated is a full range of Pint Size Heroes, with 24 characters to collect and a line of pen toppers.

Hasbro and Kabam Introduce TRANSFORMERS: Forged To Fight Mobile Game

transformers-forged-to-fight-logoKabam, a world leader of massively multiplayer mobile games for a global audience, and Hasbro Inc. today announced the title and key details of TRANSFORMERS: Forged to Fight, a new high-definition, action-fighting mobile game set in an immersive world. The game will feature authentic Transformers “more than meets the eye” action, allowing players to engage with Optimus Prime, Megatron and many other popular Autobots and Decepticons in a stunning 3D environment. The new title will enter beta testing in select territories soon and will be available worldwide in Spring 2017.

TRANSFORMERS: Forged to Fight will give players access to nearly every era of the franchise’s history, challenging gamers to assemble the ultimate team of Transformers characters, including Autobots and Decepticons from the animated TV series, blockbuster films, as well as fan-favorites from the Transformers comic book series and Hasbro’s line of iconic figures. As fans assemble their team, they will forge alliances, battle other players and dive into a unique storyline that goes beyond good versus evil.

TRANSFORMERS: Forged to Fight embraces the best that the Transformers brand has to offer, allowing players to collect the most memorable Autobots and Decepticons from every era of the brand’s thirty-plus year history,” said Mark Blecher, Senior Vice President, Digital Gaming and Corporate Development at Hasbro. “We’re excited to work with Kabam to bring this unique mobile game to life, and think fans will be thrilled with the final product.”

In TRANSFORMERS: Forged to Fight, explore an epic new universe where multiple realities collide to form a massive planetary battlefield. Players will assemble a team of Autobots and Decepticons from across time and space to fight against a world of corrupted Transformers and their villainous overlords. The game features amazing visuals, intense one-on-one battles, meaningful robot to vehicle converting action and deep RPG elements. Transformers such as Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Megatron, Starscream and Grimlock will level up over time, unleashing powerful new abilities and devastating robot-vehicle attacks.

“The Transformers franchise and its characters are larger than life, and Kabam is working closely with Hasbro to develop a game that lives up to that expectation,” said Mike McCartney, Executive Producer for TRANSFORMERS: Forged to Fight. “It will be a thrilling experience for long-time fans of the brand as well as newcomers, offering players incredible visuals, action-packed gameplay, and a truly immersive world.”

TRANSFORMERS: Forged to Fight is being developed by Kabam Vancouver, the studio who created Fast & Furious: Legacy and Marvel Contest of Champions, a top grossing game on the App Store.

Funko Continues Specialty Series With Batgirl Pop! And Fallout Adamantium Skeleton Dorbz

funko logoFunko has announced the ‘Specialty Series’ – special Funko exclusives that will only be available to qualified retailers. Each month, two exclusives will be announced, one Pop! and one Dorbz that will only be available through this program.

Funko’s kicked off this program with a Batgirl Pop! vinyl, and the Adamantium Skeleton Dorbz from Fallout both of which will be available in February. Stayed tuned for future announcements in the Specialty Series.

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Kidrobot Release 20″ Plush Dunny

kidrobot tnKidrobot’s iconic Dunny has never been softer than it is now with the release of a squishy 20″ plush. This crisp white plush Dunny stands 20 inches tall and is the first plush version of the dunny.  Limited to just 200 pieces, it’s perfect as it is…or as the base for a custom piece of artwork. It is priced at $75 and is available here.

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