Coming later this year is the new ultimate in LEGO’s collector’s series: the Slave I Builder’s Set. Not only will it come with 1996 pieces that will allow you to reenact every moment from The Empire Strikes Back, but you’ll have a chance to let Hans Solo (in either frozen or thawed version), Boba Fett [...]
German-born, Paris-living fashion lord Karl Lagerfeld is ruling more than the Chanel label these days. He’s also taking toystore shelves to the catwalk. Mattel makes a highly limited edition Barbie dressed up like a Lagerfeld lookalike styled exactly like the fashion icon — ankle boots, slacks, tailored jacket, high-collar white shirt, black satin cravat, silver ponytail and [...]
3A Toys has a burning question for you: Who is this gigantic blade swinging Yoshitsune cat, and when can you get him? To answer your first question, best ripped from the source itself: “If memories were real, and they seldom are - you would hold a drink high in his memory… If you could remember… you [...]
Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder is clearly the greatest thing to clean up the filthy streets of New York City since Mayor Ed Koch was chemical-dowsing trains back in Style Wars. Concerned that stores such as Toys ‘R Us are churning out a future generation of not just vandals but drug-dealing junkies, Assemblyman Goldfeder composed a letter to the [...]
Since the new Godzilla film took over multiplexes everywhere this summer, it’s no wonder that the likeness of fire-breathing megalizard is all over the place, like here and here. It was only a matter of time until Medicom released a Bearbrick version upon your desktop, too. Advanced purchase orders are being accepted now for the [...]
Indonesian artist Arkiv Vilmansa is finally delivering on his long awaited promise with the MICKIV classic grey vinyl toy. Only 200 grey MICKIV figures will be available in this limited-edition run, set to drop August 29th. The somewhat faceless Mickey Mouse-reminiscent grey vinyl toy stands 8″ tall and is being sold for $100 through Visual Ark Taipei.
So the latest spin on Godzilla may not quite be worth its weight in gold (although it is a pretty penny, for sure), but it is down for the teddy-cuddle in the face of even more threatening monsters under the bed. Steiff, makers of toys since 1902 has now teamed up with Godzilla, maker of menace [...]
In honor of the upcoming release of the latest Marvel summer tentpole flick, The Guardians of the Galaxy, Hot Toys is coming out with a movie-accurate Rocket and Groot duo — a clear indicator that the next movie-comic franchise is on the rise. Like many a comic nerd, we’ve been anticipating the film ever since the first [...]