New FanExpo Canada Hasbro Reveals

Hasbro have officially revealed several new figures at their Fan Expo Canada panel.  We will start with Star Wars first.  Most of the figures were already revealed at SDCC and other places.  That didn’t mean there wasn’t anything totally new.  Dryden Vos from Solo movie will be joining the Black Series.   He wont be like any other Black Series figure though, his scars will change depending on the temperature of the room.

New figures on the Vintage Collection front include: Captain Phasma, with Darth Revan, Elite Praetorian Guard, Enfys Nest, Imperial Stormtrooper also shown.

They also talked about the Black Series Archive line, talking about who is being re-issued for Wave 1.  That wave will come with Boba Fett, Bossk, IG-88, and Luke Skywalker (X-Wing Pilot) (more…)

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New TMNT Figures Revealed

The turtles today are far different then the ones most of us grew up with.  With another reboot arriving anyday now, the toys won’t be far behind.  A lot of the new line from Playmates was revealed today and is currently up for preorder over at Entertainment Earth.   (more…)

Funko’s Smuggler’s Bounty Now Available at Amazon

Funko’s Smuggler’s Bounty is also headed to Amazon and is available for pre-order now. This is the second of Funko’s subscription boxes landing at Amazon after Marvel’s Collector Corps. The first box, which is themed Cloud City, doesn’t ship until October. This is good news for those who are subscribed to both. They will be on alternating months so its easier to budget for both.
You can start your subscription for Smuggler’s Bounty here.

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NECA Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie 7-in Figures Available at GameStop

You read that right. The NECA SDCC exclusive 7-in movie turtles are available for pre-order at GameStop. This is another shining example of how NECA is always looking out for its customers. Unfortunately, this is also another reason for people to complain. Either way, you can start ordering your individually packaged turtles now. They look like they aren’t expected to hit shelves until Feb 1.  You can snag all four turtles here.

Updated with packaging photos

UPDATE 2: GameStop now has a bundle available to save on shipping.  You can get it here.

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If you weren’t collecting Precious Moments, you are now

Looks like our grandmas are cooler then we thought. Like many, I never understood the fascination with the ceramic dust collectors.  But, Precious Moments just grabbed a few more customers by releasing a few cool new figurines.  I mean, they don’t really have a choice, their demographic is dwindling away.  These pop culture figures are the first liscensed figures that hopes to reimagine the brand for a new generation.  They are also hopping the new generation has deep pockets.  Marty and the Deloren is retailing for $99, with the Princess Bride figures going for $40 each.  The Star Trek Bridge will set you back a whopping $200.   (more…)