Sideshow Announces Mark Brooks Spider-verse Statue Collection

Sideshow is proud to unveil an all-new series of Marvel statues that will be shown for the very first time at New York Comic Con next month. These intricately detailed 1:5 scale figures depict all new interpretations of Spider-GwenSilk and a (soon to be revealed) Spider-Man as envisioned by legendary comic artist Mark Brooks.

Check out a teaser of these pieces below, and if you’re at New York Comic Con, stop by booth #1912 to see them for yourself.

Gentle Giant Reveals Animated Spider-Man Statue for SDCC

Gentle Giant has revealed their latest SDCC exclusive via Marvel.com, a Spider-Man Animated Statue. This statue has caught your favorite web slinger suspended in air, mid-swing shooting his web as he makes his way through the city. 

If you are a current member of the Gentle Giant Premier Guild you can pre-order the Spider-Man Animated Statue now at GentleGiantLtd.com.  Platinum members can order Monday 7/5, Gold and Platinum on Thurs 7/6 and all tiers on 7/7. Or you can pick one up at the show.

Mattel Offer SDCC Exclusive ‘Spider-Mobile’ and ‘Dead-Buggy’

Mattel today revealed one of their Hot Wheels SDCC exclusives and it’s lifted right from the pages of Marvel’s history books. The ‘Spider-Mobile’ is Spider-Man’s dune buggy for times when web slinging across town just doesn’t cut it and it’s now gotten the Hot Wheels treatment for SDCC. Priced at $15 this 1:64 scale vehicle features rubber tires. 

In 1:5 packages the Spider-Mobile will be swapped out for Deadpool’s Dead-Buggy and feature ‘vandalized’ artwork and a letter from Deadpool explaining the swap. As these are blind boxed, you won’t know which you’re getting at the show until you open it up. 

Check these out below and pick one up at Mattel’s SDCC booth.

Funko Releasing Classic Spider-Man Mystery Minis and Star Wars MyMoji

Funko shared the details of a new series of classic Spider-Man Mystery Minis and Star Wars MyMoji, both set for release this May.

The Spider-Man Mystery Minis include some of your favorite charagers from the Spider-verse – Spider-Man, Spider-Gwen, Scarlet Spider, Doctor Octopus, Venom, Rhino and more are all included in this blind boxed series. 

The Star Wars MyMoji series features the Wampa, X-Wing Luke, Chewbacca, Yoda, Princess Leia, Wicket, Jabba the Hutt and Darth Vader – each with a range of emotions (you know, like an emoji). In each blind bag you’ll find the perfect Star Wars figure for your feelings.

See these items below.

Hasbro Announces More Spider-Man: Homecoming Toys

Spider-Man: Homecoming is hitting theaters this July and Hasbro has announced another batch of toys in support of this newest entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This newest batch of announcements focuses on 12″ (and bigger) figures with electronic features and roleplay toys. Keep reading for all the details and see pics at the end of the post!

(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: May 2017)

Imagine SPIDER-MAN swinging into action with the 12-inch scale EYE FX ELECTRONIC SPIDER-MAN figure. Featuring signature phrases, moving, light-up eyes, and iconic, movie-inspired deco, the EYE FX ELECTRONIC SPIDER-MAN figure lets kids imagine their favorite web-slinger swinging into crime-fighting action. Requires 2 AA batteries, included. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: May 2017)

Imagine VULTURE flying through the skies, wreaking havoc on the city with the 12-inch scale ELECTRONINC MARVEL’S VULTURE figure. Featuring sound effects, foldable wing set, and iconic, movie-inspired deco, ELECTRONIC MARVEL’S VULTURE lets kids imagine the winged Super Villain soaring into battle action. Requires 2 AA batteries, included. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $34.99/Available: May 2017)

This 15-inch scale, motion-activated SPIDER-MAN figure is ready for action! This poseable,movie-inspired figure features light up eyes, over 40 phrases and sound effects, and 2 unique battle modes. Lift SPIDER-MAN’S arm to activate Flight Mode, or lower the arm to activate Battle Mode. In both modes, Spider-Man reacts depending on how kids hold him – upside down, side-to-side, SPIDER-MAN reacts! With TECH SUIT SPIDER-MAN, kids can imagine SPIDEY gearing up for battle action! Requires 2 AA batteries, included. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

(Ages 5 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: May 2017)

Imagine being the web-swinging Super Hero SPIDER-MAN with this new SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING inspired mask! Featuring chin-activated emotive eyes, kids can act out even more SPIDER-MAN scenes and expressions. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

(Ages 5 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: May 2017)

Kids can imagine taking down the tough guys and save the day by blasting up to 6 custom NERF darts from this new quick fire web shooter. Kids can blast darts and quickly eject and reload to
keep up with the action. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

(Ages 5 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $9.99/Available: May 2017)

Defeat evil with a flick of the wrist and a quick web attack with SPIDER-MAN web blasters. Each blaster in this assortment features a different type of projectile, either rubber web disks or web missiles that are fired from the top of the arm. Two blasters available, each including 3 projectiles. Each sold separately. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

(Ages 5 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $9.99/Available: Spring 2017)

SPIDER-MAN hides his true identity with an iconic mask, and with this SPIDER-MAN FLIP-UP HERO MASK, kids can too! Put the mask on to conceal a true identity, or flip up the bottom of the mask, made with adjustable fabric, to begin to partially reveal the identity of the masked Super Hero! Mask features details and styling inspired by SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.


Funko Introduces New Pint Size Heroes – DC, Marvel, Steven Universe

funko logoFunko today announced a new line of collectible vinyl figure – Pint Size Heroes. They’re part Pop!, part Dorbz and a little smaller in size and price. These new figures stand just 1.5″ tall.

The Pint Size Heroes line will kick off in September with a series based on DC Comic’s ever popular Batman characters. Pint Size Heroes will be sold in a blind bag format. There will be a general retail release with both GameStop and Hot Topic getting exclusive characters.

Marvel fans join the party in October with a Spider-Man assortment – again exclusive characters will be found in the boxes at GameStop and Toys R Us.

Also joining the line in October is a Steven Universe assortment with exclusive characters being available at both GameStop and Hot Topic.

What’s New From Diamond Select Toys – Sin City, Batman, Jay & Silent Bob

dst-logo1After seeing all the cool upcoming Diamond Select Toys products at SDCC, it’s exciting to show the products that are hitting your comic and specialty shops this week. As always you can find your nearest comic shop at comicshoplocator.com or check your favorite online shops.

Sin City Select Series 1 Action Figures: Marv, Hartigan, Nancy – $24.99 ea
Walk down the right back alley in Sin City and you can find anything, but you don’t need to live in Sin City to get high-quality Select action figures of the movie’s main cast! The first series of 7-inch-scale, fully poseable figures from DST includes Marv, Hartigan and Nancy, all based on their appearances in the 2005 feature film. Each figure comes packaged with a deluxe display base and accessories in the famous Select display packaging, complete with spine reference artwork. Sculpted by Jean St. Jean!

Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Minimates Series 1 Box Set – $19.99
Snootchie bootchies! This new four-pack of Minimates features four all-new mini-figures based on Kevin Smith’s classic road movie Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back. Jay & Silent Bob star as Bluntman & Chronic, and they share the stage with director Chaka Luther King and the dastardly Cock-Knocker! Each Minimate stands 2 inches tall and features a variety of interchangeable parts and accessories. Designed and Sculpted by Art Asylum! 

Batman TV Logo Metal Bottle Opener – $18.00
Nananananana BATMAN! After a long day of fighting crime and a long night of doing the Bat-tusi, Batman needs to cool off with a frosty beverage. And now you can party like a superhero with this solid metal bottle opener in the shape of the iconic Batman TV show logo! This 4-inch opener comes packaged in a collector case with a full-color wrap. Designed by Barry Bradfield!

Batman Classic TV Series Robin Bust – $60.00
Holy collectibles, Batman! DST continues their line of busts based on the Batman Classic TV Show, and this time they’re making the ultimate wingman! Batman’s sidekick Robin, the Boy Wonder (as played by Burt Ward) is the next 6″ resin bust in the new series from DST, and is the perfect companion to Adam West’s Batman. Pre-order today, because Batman’s gonna need all the help he can get once the villains start to arrive! Designed by Barry Bradfield! Sculpted by Jean St. Jean! 

Marvel Select Amazing Spider-Man 2 Action Figure With Base – $24.99
Due to popular demand, the Amazing Spider-Man 2 Select figure is back in a second edition, the same great figure with different accessories! This 7-inch-scale figure still depicts Spidey in his brand-new costume, and features 16 points of articulation, but now it includes a wall-mountable New York City display base! Figure also includes one interchangeable hand and two modular weblines. Comes packaged in display-ready Select packaging with spine reference artwork. Designed and sculpted by Gentle Giant! 

Prototype Boba Fett & Agent Venom Listings Live on Walgreens.com

starwarsIt’ll soon be time to stop at every Walgreens you drive past as their website has been updated with listings for the Star Wars Boba Fett and the Spider-Man Legends Agent Venom figures. Each is priced at $19.99 and they both list the items as ‘Temporarily Out of Stock’ and ‘Item not sold in stores’, but it’s just a matter of time. You can see Boba Fett here and Agent Venom here.


prototype boba fett walgreens

Spider-Man Legends Agent Venom to be Walgreens Exclusive

marvel_logoHasbro has confirmed that their Marvel Spider-Man Legends Infinite Agent Venom figure will be made available this fall! The figure will be an Walgreens exclusive in the US…but fear not – there will be an opportunity to pre-order the figure, which should help out significantly in the hunt. More details will be made available in a few weeks at Hasbro’s SDCC booth. Check it out below.

Hasbro Legends Infinite 6-inch Agent Venom Hasbro Legends Infinite 6-inch Agent Venom_pkg

New Pics of Amazing Spider-Man 2 Marvel Minimates

dst-logo1Our friends over at Diamond Select Toys have sent over a new batch of images of the 56th series of Marvel Minimates, based on the Amazing Spider-Man 2 movie in theaters now.  This series of Minimates is available now at comic and specialty shop.  This series has 4 2-packs, Spider-Man and a Grinning Green Goblin, Battle Damaged Fireman hat wearing Spidey and metallic Electro, Peter Parker and Gwen Stacy  and Alisair Smythe with Aleksei Sytsevich (the dude who becomes the Rhino).

Toys R Us (and ToysRUs.com) will get a slightly different set of 4 packs, featuring a different face on the Goblin, a translucent Electro and an exclusive two-pack of pre-accident Max Dillon and Spider-Man.

Details on Hasbro’s Amazing Spider-Man 2 Product Line


Captain America: The Winter Soldier wasn’t the only Marvel Movie getting some love at Hasbro’s pre-NYCC party this evening. Spidey got his share of the spotlight as products from the upcoming Amazing Spider-Man 2 line made their debut. Several roleplay toys, Spider-Man Legends 6-in figures and Spider Strike 3.75″ figures were on display. The gallery below has all the new products revealed and the press release after the jump has details on the entire line.


Kotobukiya’s ‘Venom Unbound’ fine art statue revealed

 Just the other day, Kotobukiya shared their newest DC Universe creation, today it’s Marvel’s turn with the announcement of their “Amazing Spider-Man: Venom Unbound” fine art statue. Standing 10 inches tall, this highly detailed statue features Venom crouched, ready to attack everyone’s favorite web-head.  With an SRP of $209.99 and a release date of June 2013, this is another gorgeous piece by Kotobukiya. Check out the gallery below, and read the full announcement after the jump.


Spider-Man’s birthday card earns a Guinness World Record

Spider-Man is now a Guinness World Record holder! His record? His birthday card is currently the title holder for “Most Contributions to a Greeting Card” having gotten 2,707 signatures on his birthday card. While I’m certain you already new this, October 14th is Spider-Man’s official birthday (Mayor Bloomberg did degree the day to be ‘Spider-Man Day’ in New York City) and Marvel Comics with help from Hallmark had an 6ft  tall birthday card available to well-wishers to sign during NYCC.

We here at AwesomeToyBlog wish to congratulate Spider-Man on his achievement, and hope he had a fantastic birthday!

Diamond Select Toys announces 2012 SDCC Exclusives

San Diego Comic-con is right around the corner, and the exclusive announcements are rolling in! Diamond Select Toys made their announcement today of their eight exclusives.  All of these exclusives will be available at the show at the Diamond Select booth (#2401 or #2607) or from several online retailers. As online preorders come up, they’ll be linked on the exclusives tracker. See below for the list and a gallery of exclusives.

  • AVX: Avengers Vs. X-Men Marvel Minimates Box Set –This four pack includes Hope Summers, Cyclops, Emma Frost, and Colossus in his new Juggernaut-inspired look.
  • Amazing Spider-Man Movie Metallic Bust – This bust from the new Amazing Spider-Man movie is limited to 600 pieces and sports a metallic paint scheme.
  • Amazing Spider-Man Sewer Battle Marvel Minimates 2-Pack – Apparently in the new Spider-Man movie there’s a swer battle between Spidey and the Lizard – here’s some minimates from that confrontation.
  • Battle Beasts Minimates Vorin and Zik 2-Pack – As previously announced these are the first pair of Battle Beast figures including the heroic ram Vorin and the evil dragonfly Zik.
  • Star Wars R2-R9 Vinyl Bank – A 10-inch vinyl bank of R2-R9 from Episode I: The Phantom Menace.
  • Walking Dead Minimates Rick and Zombie 2-Pack – The first two Walking Dead Minimates  includes a “battle-damaged” version of Officer Rick Grimes and a casual-attire zombie.
  • Femme Fatales Apparition Darkchylde Variant PVC Statue – This 11″ tall statue of Darkchylde in stunning white is based on artwork by creator Randy Queen, and limited to only 100 pieces.
  • Battle Beasts #1 with Exclusive SDCC Cover – The first issue of IDW’s new Battle Beasts comic book mini-series launches with a SDCC exclusive cover.
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