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Hasbro in Talks to Buy Mattel, Again

UPDATE (11/16 12:40 PST):

Mattel (MAT) doesn’t appear to want to play with Hasbro (HAS). Both stocks are lower after Mattel reportedly rejected a takeover offer from rival Hasbro. Mattel told Hasbro the offer undervalues the company and didn’t factor in the potential rejection from anti-trust regulators. Mattel will reportedly continue to negotiate. (Yahoo financial)

It looks like Hasbro has their eye on Mattel once again. Many would think that the two companies combined would dominate the market. Realistically, the result of a combined Hasbro and Mattel would be a large company, but far from dominant in the fragmented toy industry. Together, they would control one third of the US market for traditional toys and games, and just 22% globally. The rise of companies such as Lego, Funko, NECA, Just Play, and others are starting to offer a counterbalance with their growing market share. (more…)

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Spoilers: Legion of Collectors Justice League POP!


I don’t understand why Funko posts a spoiler in social media and then says, “We know the urge to share this on social media is strong, but please remember that not everyone is ready for spoilers.”  Anyway,  I must admit the POP! Is pretty cool.  (more…)

New Diamond Select Solicitaions 

Diamond Select released their latest solicitations for their upcoming collectibles.  The new items include new Justice League Statues, DC Animated items, Marvel Minimates, Pacific Rim Figures, Kingdom Hearts Minimates and more. A lot of these were on display a few weeks back at NYCC.  Expect to find these on shelves April 2018. You can see the list below.  Also, they are up for pre-order at Entertainment Earth if you done feel like hunting them down.
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2017 NYCC: Mezco Toyz


Im still getting caught up from NYCC and just getting to my pics from Mezco Toyz booth. I don’t know what too so long, I got the pictures Thursday morning while waiting in line so grab their One:12 exclusives. Speaking of exclusives, they were gone the first two hours of the con.  Its ashamed I took so long they had some great stuff on display.
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