With Toy Fair’s kickoff now a week in the past and the AwesomeToyBlog crew all rested up, we have a few sets of official images to post. Up first will be Playmates’ 2013 TMNT line-up, after a fantastic relaunch in 2012, 2013 should prove to be a bigger and better year for everyone’s favorite Turtles. Check the gallery of images below, and after the jump, read the complete descriptions of all the planned TMNT awesomeness.
Basic Action Figures: These highly detailed action figures contain more than 12 points of articulation and are uniquely sculpted, with heights ranging from 4.25” to 5.5.” Each figure is compatible with most of the vehicles and playsets in the line. The four main turtles, along with several others, were introduced in 2012, and Playmates Toys will continue rolling out new waves of action figures throughout 2013. By the end of the year, over 30 different action figures will be available! Figures launching in April include Leatherhead, Snakeweed and Baxter Stockman. The August wave includes Rat King and Cockroach Terminator, as well as Stealth Tech Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo, each decked out with stealthy accessories and covert op’s outfits. In October, a Mouser 7-pack, Spider Bytez, Newtralizer and a newly sculpted Shredder figure featuring a removable helmet and cape will all be available.
(Ages 4+,$7.99 – $8.99 each, January – October 2013)
Flingers Deluxe Action Figures: With the ability to fling out projectiles to take out the enemy, the Flingers Deluxe Action Figures come fully equipped and ready for battle! Kids simply load the different projectiles into the backpacks of each figure, roll the figures across a hard surface and watch as the contents of their backpacks launch! Each figure comes decked out in battle armor and with personal projectiles. Leonardo launches 10 sewer lids and Michelangelo includes 10 pizza pie discs. Donatello includes 3 Bo Staffs and Raphael includes 3 Sai weapons that can be thrown to knock out out all enemy combatants.
(Ages 4+, $12.99 each, January 2013)
Throw N’ Battle Deluxe Figures: Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo are always ready for a battle against Shredder and the evil Foot Clan, and now the Turtles can be thrown into the battle, literally! Decked out in their night ninja outfits, the Throw N’ Battle Turtles start out in stealth mode with their legs and arms folded behind their head. Give them a toss into the battle and they spring to their feet, unleash their weapons and are ready to take out Shredder and the Foot!
(Ages 4+, $12.99 each, August 2013)
Classic Collection Action Figures: The Classic Collection Action Figures reflect the look of the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles from the 80’s TV show. This August, the assortment expands to include the Turtles arch-nemsis’ Bebop and Rocksteady! Each figure stands 6 inches tall, features more than 30 points of articulation and is authentically detailed to appeal to the true action figure collector. Each figure will come with its core Ninja weapons and a personalized sewer lid cover name base. The complete Classic Collection Action Figures includes Raphael, Leonardo, Donatello, Michelangelo, Bebop and Rocksteady.
(Ages 4+, $19.99 each, August 2013)
“Battle Shell” Figures: These large Turtles vary in heights from 10.5 inches to 11.5 inches tall. Each Turtle is fully articulated and comes with their core Ninja weapons that are stored either on their belt or their back holster, as well as secondary weapon accessories, which can be stored in the Turtles’ opening back shells. The “Battle Shell” Figures collection includes Raphael, Leonardo, Donatello and Michelangelo.
(Ages 4+, $19.99 each, January 2013)
Mutagen Ooze Action Figures: It’s an Oozapalooza! Outfitted in their Ooze Bustin’ gear, the Turtles have discovered a way to safely handle the Ooze (the mysterious substance that transformed the Turtles from pets to ninjas) and fling it back at the Kraang and the many mutants. Each Turtle is fully articulated and comes with a backpack and scoop that kids can load up with Mutagenic Ooze (Ooze sold separately). Kids just push down the plunger to squirt the Ooze into the scoop and then they can fling the Ooze at the bad guys! Figures included are Ooze Chuckin’ Mikey, Ooze Launchin’ Leo, Ooze Scoopin’ Donnie and Ooze Tossin’ Raph.
(Ages 4+, $8.99 each, January 2013)
Mutagen Ooze Canisters: Handle with Care! Ooze is the mysterious substance that transformed Leonardo, Michaelangelo, Raphael and Donatello from pet turtles into the heroes in a half shell that they are today – but also created their many mutant friends and foes. Each 2.4 oz canister of Mutagen Ooze comes with a bonus mini Turtle inside. Kids can collect all four and can use this creepy compound across the entire Mutagen Ooze figure and vehicle segment.
(Ages 4+, $5.99 each, January 2013)
Mutagen Ooze Sewer Cruiser: Cruise the Ooze with this fast-floating wet ski, complete with its own slick defense system – a cooler contraption to diffuse the Ooze and ice any Kraang in pursuit. The Sewer Cruiser floats so it can be used on land or in water. It is compatible with most Turtles basic action figures (sold separately).
(Ages 4+, $9.99, January 2013)
Mutagen Ooze Drop Copter: Turtle-ize the skies with this airborne assault helicopter, complete with twin tubs to diffuse the Ooze on the Foot Clan. Fast spinning propeller blades and a real working winch help the Turtles race to the rescue and get out of danger quickly. The Drop Copter is compatible with most Turtles basic action figures (sold separately).
(Ages 4+, $9.99, January 2013)
Ninja Control Shellraiser: Drive the Turtles into their next battle with this new, full function, remote control vehicle. From rail-riding to street-surfing, Donatello’s customized combat creation packs a powerful punch. With the green team all aboard, the Turtles will cream the Kraang with a frenzy of fast-firing sewer covers. This vehicle comes with full-steering remote-control action, as well as the ability to control the rapid-fire sewer-cover cannon. The Ninja Control Shellraiser is compatible with most Turtles basic action figures (sold separately).
(Ages 4+, $49.99, August 2013)
Hover Drone: It’s triple turbo terror as the Kraang launch an aerial alien assault! Will the Turtles strike back and repel the robo raiders? With triple-turning turbines and two spring loaded missiles, the Kraang are on the attack. The Hover Drone is compatible with most Turtles basic action figures (sold separately).
(Ages 4+, $9.99, August 2013)
Patrol Buggy Assortment: As seen in the hit TV show, the Patrol Buggies are individually customized and ready for action! Two assortments are available; Leo’s and Donnie’s Patrol Buggy and Mikey’s and Raph’s Patrol Buggy. With Leo’s and Donnie’s Patrol Buggy, kids can run the Foot off the road with Leo’s rocket “grenade” or scare them to the sidewalk with Donnie’s Kraang-crushing big wheels. Connect the two vehicles to form one Mega Ninja Buggy, then launch Leo forward for a Ninja Battle Boost. With Raph’s and Mikey’s Patrol Buggies, kids can blast the Foot Clan from the fast lane! Kids can run Dogpound out of town with Raph’s reloadable road rash missile or crush Fishface’s robo-feet with Mikey’s mighty monster wheels. Connect the two vehicles to form one Mega Ninja Buggy, then rocket Raph forward for an explosive Ninja Battle Boost! All four vehicles can also snap together to become the ULTIMATE MEGA PATROL BUGGY! The Patrol Buggies are compatible with most of the Turtles basic action figures (sold separately).
(Ages 4+, $19.99, August 2013)
Ninja AT3: From the streets to the sewers of NYC, the Ninja AT3 vehicle is equipped to handle any terrain as Turtles seek out and battle against the evil Foot! The AT3 is the latest of Donatello’s vehicle creations and comes equipped with a powerful spring loaded missile projectile to stop Shredder and the Foot in their tracks. The AT3 is compatible with most of the Turtles basic action figures and comes with an exclusive Leonardo action figure decked out in his moto-cross riding outfit, helmet and gloves.
(Ages 4+, $19.99, August 2013)
Anchovy Alley Pop-Up Pizza Playset: Who’s hungry for pizza? The Turtles are always ready for a slice! A classic theme for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and re-established in the new Nickelodeon TMNT animated series, Playmates Toys has combined the compact look and feel of a pizza box with a fully featured playset. Kids can open the pizza box to serve up a slice of ninja butt-kicking! The pizza box pops open into a subway scene that stands 18” tall. Ninja action features in the playset include a portable pizza oven that flings fresh pizzas, floor traps, a trick sewer cover that throws the bad guys for a loop and an abandoned subway tunnel. The Anchovy Alley Pop-Up Pizza Playset is compatible with most Turtles basic action figures (sold separately).
(Ages 4+, $24.99, January 2013)
Secret Sewer Lair Playset: The Secret Sewer Lair is BIG, ready for Ninja battle action and the ultimate playset for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle fans! Now available at all retailers, this playset will have kids creating their own Lair of ninja heroics as they become the leader of the pack, swinging into action, training the Turtles and defeating Shredder once and for all! The playset resembles the Sewer Lair that is home to the Turtles in Nickelodeon’s hit TV show. It includes more than 20 different exciting Ninja features, such as: telescoping periscopes so the Turtles can keep track of what’s going on in the city; rope swing and swing down ladders for joining a battle at a moment’s notice; lines that can be connected to objects in a kid’s room, allowing the Turtles to rappel into battle; an elevator in the back of the set for easy transition from floor to floor; a Shredder statue so the Turtles can practice their Ninja skills to take him down; a computer lab for Donatello to master his latest invention; doors that open and close easily and floors that fall out, just in the nick of time; an Ooze drain to douse the bad guys trying to break in; and much, much more! Standing at 42” tall, this playset is compatible with all Turtles action figures (sold separately).
(Ages 4+, $109.99, January 2013)
ROLE PLAY GEAR
Be a Ninja Turtle Deluxe Mask Assortment: Kids can immediately transform themselves into their favorite Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle with the Ninja Turtle Deluxe Mask Assortment! This deluxe assortment includes masks for Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo just as they appear in the hit TV show. The one size fits all masks include the Turtles signature colored bandana, an elastic strap and a soft rubber inner mask for comfort and fit.
(Ages 4+, $9.99 each, August 2013)
Turtle-Comm: Now the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are available at your finger tips with the Turtle-Comm! As seen in the hit TV show, the Turtle-Comm is the Turtles go-to device to communicate with each other. The Turtle-Comm lets kids call the Turtles, or the Turtles will even call them. All four Turtles even have their own unique play patterns. Go on missions with Leonardo, train with Raphael, listen to jokes from Michelangelo and answer Turtle trivia questions from Donatello.
(Ages 4+, $14.99, January 2013)
Be a Ninja Turtle Shell: The transformation into a hero-in-a-half shell is not complete without having the authentic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Shell! This tough as nails, one size fits all, PVC plastic Turtle shell includes adjustable straps that fit over the shoulders and around the waist. The shell is compatible with the Ninja Combat Gear role play weapons and includes two holsters on the right and left backside of the shell to hold kids’ weapons as they get ready for battle. The shell also includes an inner handle so kids can remove the shell from their back and use it as a front shield.
(Ages 4+, $19.99 each, August 2013)