Saturday, June 30, 2012

Hot Toys 1/6th The Joker DX11 spotted at Toy Hunters!

Fan's have taken these pictures of the upcoming Hot Toys Joker DX11 figure in the Toy Hunters store window display. It's official people!

NECA - Resident Evil - VECTOR from Operation Raccoon City

Who is VECTOR?
Real name: Classified. Origin: Unknown. The mysterious, hooded member of Delta Team’s “Wolfpack,” Vector is an enigma wrapped in a puzzle wrapped in an invisibility cloak. Today, we’re excited to take a closer look at this latest 7″ action figure from the latest in the landmark Capcom gaming franchise, Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City.

"It is September 1998 and the action centres on the ill-fated Raccoon City and the horrific consequences of the deadly T-virus outbreak, developed at the Umbrella facility. With a cover up required, Umbrella orders an elite team into Raccoon City to destroy all evidence of the outbreak and eliminate any survivors. Meanwhile, the US Government has quarantined the city and dispatched its own team of elite soldiers to determine the source of the mysterious outbreak…"

So it’s a cover-up and a fight against the government for the U.S.S. Delta Team, AKA the “Wolfpack,” and the recon specialist Vector is one of its deadliest members. Whether he’s gathering information or cutting throats, he does it with stealth learned direct from Hunk, the leader of Delta Team and no slouch himself when it comes to offing zombies.

Our Vector figure was a big hit earlier this year when we debuted him at the NYC Toy Fair. He comes combat-ready with game-accurate weaponry — knife, rifle and pistol included — and a highly-detailed sculpt of the black hood and gas mask he wears in the game. Vector also has over 20 points of articulation, including:
-Ball Jointed Neck
-Ball Jointed Shoulders
-Insert Molded Ball Hinged Elbows
-Ball Jointed Wrists
-Ball Jointed Upper Torso
-Swivel Waist
-Ball Jointed Hips
-Double Knee Joints
-Boot Swivels
-Hinged Ankles
-Hinged Toes

Includes Rifle, Pistol and Knife.
Available early July!
The Ground Floor

It’s a fact: Resident Evil was into zombies before it was cool. By the time people actually started chowing down on each other’s faces, Operation Raccoon City was already released as one of nearly 20 titles in a brand that also includes movies, books, and the forthcoming Resident Evil 6, one of 2012′s most anticipated games!

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Sideshow Collectibles - Star Wars - 1/6th Scale Utapau Airborne Trooper

Sideshow Collectibles is proud to introduce the newest member of the Militaries of Star Wars Sixth Scale figure series, the Utapau Airborne Trooper.

The Utapau Airborne Trooper Sixth Scale Figure features:
Airborne Clone Trooper Helmet
Fully Articulated Armored Trooper Body
Detailed Costume includes a fabric Kama Commander Skirt, Bandolier and Satchel
DC-155S Carbine Blaster
DC-15 A Rifle Blaster
Two (2) DC-17 Pistol Blasters
One (1) Pair Standard Combat Boots and One (1) Pair Action Combat Boots
Six (6) Pairs of Interchangeable hands
Sideshow Exclusive: Additional 2nd Airborne Company Display Base with 'Parjai Squad' Emblem

Hot Toys - The Amazing Spider-Man - 1/6 Scaled Spiderman Figure

One of the most popular superheroes is back on big screen as a new chapter in the Spider-Man legacy. To celebrate the launch of The Amazing Spider-Man movie, Hot Toys is proud to present the 1/6th scale Spider-Man Limited Edition Collectible Figurine from this summer blockbuster. The movie-accurate Spider-Man collectible is specially crafted based on the image of Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man/ Peter Parker in the movie, highlighting the newly developed head sculpt, highly detailed costume and accessories.

NECA - Iron Man - Eddie the Head 7" Figure

He’s seen more incarnations over the years on countless album covers, posters, and T-shirts, but today we’re thrilled to take it back to the Eddie that started it all. Our latest Iron Maiden 7″ action figure captures their iconic mascot, Eddie the Head, as he appears on the cover of their 1980 self-titled debut.

Flying in on Ed Force One, this 7″ Eddie perfectly recreates the crude ‘n’ rude cover of that landmark album. Eddie comes loaded with articulation and a knife accessory — as if his face wasn’t enough of a hint to stay away — and make sure you open yours carefully, because the card behind the figure can be used as an album cover backdrop!
Ed lives!

In 1980, Iron Maiden was raw and dangerous and hungry for heavy metal stardom. Likewise, Eddie was a long way from being locked in chains on Piece of Mind or crossing over to The Final Frontier. He hadn’t even been the Phantom of the Opera yet!

Like the band founder Steve Harris in 1980, our man Ed is practically a kid here. His t-shirt’s baggy, and his sneakers are scuffed. Not even as developed as he’d be when Maiden released Killers a year later, self-titled Eddie was a monster unto himself.

NECA Offers 2012 SDCC Exclusives Pack

It’s the mother of all exclusive exclusives. If you want NECA Exclusives but can’t get to the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con, this is your way in.The bad news is that our 2012 SDCC Exclusives Mega-Bundle is LIMITED TO 250 PIECES, so if you want one, you’re going to have to act pretty quick to get it.

Of rare value, the bundle is priced at $335 and you get:
-1 SDCC Exclusive Portal “Cave Johnson” ASHPD replica (with a Cave Johnson portrait signed by Valve’s own Bill Fletcher)
-1 Limited Edition Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope DVD with figures of Stan Lee and Harry Knowles
-1 Convention Exclusive Giant-Man/Antman HeroClix
-1 SDCC Exclusive Cloaked City Hunter Predator action figure
-1 SDCC Exclusive Hero From the Sky Ash action figure
-1 SDCC Exclusive B&W Comic Book Freddy Krueger action figure
-1 SDCC Exclusive Gears of War 3 Elite Theron action figure
-1 SDCC Exclusive Eagle Vision Ezio Auditore action figure

NECA will be selling the Mega-Bundle in bunches of 25 through at random points throughout the day. Announcements will be posted to our Facebook, Twitter and Google+, so make sure you like us, follow us, or put us in the same circle as your Nana so you don’t miss your chance to get one of the 250 limited bundles!

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Hot Toys Joker 2.0 featured on TIME Magazine's Website!

Can our eyes be seeing this correctly? They are, in fact true. American publication TIME magazine has featured Hot Toys' upcoming Joker 2.0 DX11 figure on their website. This is the first time that the Hong Kong based toy company has graced the US mainstream media, and us toy collectors couldn't be prouder. Good work guys, you deserve the exposure!

Read the full article here.

Sideshow Collectibles - The Avengers - Iron Man Mark VII Life-Size Bust

Sideshow Collectibles and Legacy Effects have assembled to present the Iron Man Mark VII Life Size Bust from the smash hit movie, The Avengers. Legacy created the most incredible effects work in The Avengers, including the all-new design of Stark's newest Iron Man armor, the Mark VII. Created from the original molds developed for the film effects work, this impressive, full scale bust measures a full two feet tall and is individually hand-painted and finished with meticulous, film-accurate attention to detail. The bust utilizes brilliant LED lights in Iron Man's eyes and arc reactor, bringing a shining light, and heart, to any display. The Iron Man Mark VII Life Size bust is an incomparable addition to any Marvel Comics or Avengers collection.

Sideshow Collectibles - Elder Predator Ceremonial Mask Life-size Replica

Sideshow is proud to partner with Amalgamated Dynamics Inc (ADI) to bring you the Alien vs. Predator Prop Replica line, featuring some of the most advanced weaponry and armor ever conceived for the Predator arsenal. Each prop replica is an exact 1:1 reproduction of the original screen used prop, as created by ADI. Cast in fiberglass, each piece is individually painted and finished to exacting standards, each with its own unique quality and detail that is the trademark of a handcrafted Sideshow Collectibles product. The Elder Predator Ceremonial Mask Prop Replica is the perfect addition to any Predator legacy display.

Enterbay - 1/4th Scale TDK The Joker

Just thought we'd show you guys whats been going on over on the Enterbay side of things. Last year they announced that they acquired The Dark Knight license and the production of the first 1/4th scaled figures to come from the franchise. Here's just a little sample of whats to come from EB. Looking good for sure.

The Dark Knight Joker - The Comparison

Here's a little something we found while browsing around. This picture shows a perfect example of how well Hot Toys achieved Heath Ledger's likeness with their DX 2.0 figure. The left is an actual still taken from The Dark Knight, and the right is HT's figure, with no alterations. Amazing!

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