18 Jan
30 points of articulation in military ninja bodysuit

Hot Toys makes some of the most hyper-realistic “toys” out there, to the point that they make the nerd in me want to hide under my comforter, make a pillow fort and get in an all-out WWIII-style deathmatch with my vintage Robotech figures (I totally give the edge to Rick Hunter). The latest addition to […]


9 Jan
Quentin Tarantino's pretty thugs in collectible form

Ever since seeing Django Unchained over the holidays, we’ve had a lot of Quentin Tarantino on the brain. Not only did I watch Pulp Fiction again recently, but I already lined up Jackie Brown on the old Netflix queue. What can I say, it’s one of my favorites. But as good as all of the above […]


13 Dec
Limited edition Gundam MS-06J ZAKUII figure gets his skulls

It is a thing of rare beauty when the giant robot playing nerd of my youth is able to sit down and break bread with the Japan-thread obsessed nerd of of my current life, but such is the case today. Perhaps the most famous giant robot collection of all, Gundam, has released a collaborative robot […]


17 Sep
13 inches of candy coated limited edition vinyl toy love

I’m not sure what it is with artists and baby rabbits, but there is some serious bunny affection going on. People just love bunnies. We featured artist Joe Ledbetter’s Colossus Bunny earlier in April, and now Los Angeles master toysmiths The Loyal Subjects have released one of Ledbetter‘s more rare collectibles. The Rainbow Burger Bunny […]


5 Sep
Who knew a vinyl collectible toy could lead one to enlightenment?

What do you get when you give the simplest of souls that which he seeks most? In the case of Homer J. Simpson and frosted donuts, you get a level of contentment on par with the most disciplined and enlightened of Zen monks. Ergo, Homer Buddha. Kidrobot has teamed up with The Simpsons to craft […]


16 Aug
Medicom's vinyl collectible doll of the pop art maestro

If you weren’t born while Andy Warhol was alive, then it’s just hard to fathom that he ever really existed what with him and all his silkscreening and all his bananas. Maybe that’s why he makes so much sense as a toy. Celebrating the lack of surreality (he really looks like an insensitive alien in […]


28 Mar
Iconic British label puts all its cliques into collectible figure form

The iconic British label Fred Perry has spurred many a youth movement in its day, starting off as simply a tennis label which was then unknowingly adopted by — and in many ways ended up defining — the mods. The 2tones came after, and soon the label was appropriated by a seemingly incongruous gamut of […]


8 Feb
Hot Toys 1:6 scale replica of Batman's wheels

The hysteria surrounding the completion of Christopher Nolan’s lauded Batman trilogy is personified by Hong Kong manufacturer Hot Toys’ new collectible: a 1:6 scale replica of the Dark Knight’s Batmobile. The miniature Batmobile is fully equipped with functioning light-up headlights, cockpit opening panel and moveable braking flaps — measuring in at 29″ long, 18 1/2″ […]