Transformers are going to get “Angry”

I'm pretty sure these Transformers would like some noms too.

“Mom, what’s for breakfast?” “Well honey, we have pancakes, bacon, potatoes, Decepiticons…” If you were a kid from the 80’s, 90’s, or still a kid at heart, then you’re most likely familiar with Transformers. You know, “Transformers: More than meets the eye.” In honor of the franchise’s 30th anniversary, Hasbro Toys treated some eager reporters […]

This year’s DC Collectibles Preview

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By: Nick Eskey DC Collectibles had a fine showing today of toys, figurines, and statues for the upcoming year. Each one meets the fine level of detail that is synonymous with the DC brand. With the variety of collectible shown, it was hard to decide what to talk about in length. For their action figures, […]

SDCC 2014: Funko offers Hikari Friday exclusives giveaway

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Funko always has some pretty amazing exclusives at Comic-Con and they are running a contest to give away three cool ones. Tweet to @OriginalFunko for a chance to win. I Think.l These press emails are getting less coherent as the week runs on. Ay the figures are limited to 500 each and are sweet. Find […]

Frank Miller and Eric So team for HK-style Sin City Marv

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Frank Miller’s stylishly brutal Sin City is coming back with a new film this Summer, and so are the Sin City toys, as Dark H

Hasbro offers exclusive Infinity Gauntlet at Comic-Con

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Want. Hasbro’s Marvel exclusive are EXCEEDINGLY “cosmic” this year: Priced at $99.99, a set of Marvel Legends Infinite Series 6-inch figures is based on the Marvel story line “The Thanos Imperative” — included are theInhumans’ Black Bolt and Medusa, Gladiator, Blastaar and Star-Lord from theGuardians of the Galaxy. They all arrive in a special-edition box […]

Toys that poo will never lose their appeal

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For those longing for the days of Barbie’s crapping toy dog Tanner, we have very good news: there is a new generation of toy animals that take little toy dumps on command. Although this being 2014, the girls who own the pets are fashionable “Moxie Girls” and the lovable pets with “the silly poo” are a bunny a koala and a unicorn. It turns out unicorn poo looks a lot like a colorful plastic ball, which is a huge relief for all. Turns out the main varieties of toy turds are glitter, rainbows and jewels.

Toy Fair 2014 Part 1: Guardians of the Galaxy, Spider-Man, My Little Pony in a mustache and Play-Doh heat up Hasbro

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  Yep, Toy Fair is here again and The Beat trekked over icy veldts to bring  our reads only the VERY FINEST artsy iPhone photos of all the cool stuff. NO LIe. I managed to take like 600 photos in two days…what was I thinking?   But I guarantee I got some news NO OTHER […]

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Dynamite to Expand with ‘Dynamite Toys and Games’ Division

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Dynamite Entertainment have announced that they will be launching a new division, Dynamite Toys and Games, which will be producing board games, action figures, card games and other merchandise based on their comics.

Kickwatcher: The Scary Godmother Doll by Jill Thompson

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Okay this is one project that really truly deserves all your support! IT’s The Scary Godmother Doll designed by creator Jill Thompson. As you can see from the pictures the detail and appearance is amazing. And for $5 you get A BRAND NEW JUST FOR THIS KICKSTARTER SCARY GODMOTHER COMIC. A brand new, 10 page, […]

MUST HAVE: Fletcher Hanks’ Stardust the Super Wizard gets an awesome figurine

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If you are a fan of bizarre, pseudo-naive comics which actually reveal the terrors and struggles of our very subconscious in fantastic form—and who isn’t?—then you are already are wise to Fletcher Hanks, the obscure yet beloved cartoonist whose rare work was lauded in RAW magazine and collected in two books from Fantagraphics, I Shall […]

Lego at SDCC – Green Arrow, Spider-Woman…

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A quick, important update before San Diego begins later this week. Superman analogue Brian Truitt over at USA Today has published the announcement regarding Lego’s plans for the convention. There’ll be four exclusive figurines available at the con, including Spider-Woman and Green Arrow. They’ll stand alongside panels publicising various upcoming projects, including the video game […]

Review: All The Iron Man 3 Lego Sets

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Seen Iron Man 3 but want more? Looking to replay the best scenes over and over again? Or at the very least, do you want to put Pepper Potts into War Machine’s suit of armour and stick Tony Stark’s head onto a woman’s body? With the release of Iron Man 3 came three sets from […]

Resurgent TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES among Toy of the Year winners

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While we sort through our 600+ photos from Toy Fair, here’s the Toy of the Year winners, which includes both Lego’s girl-centric Friends line and Playmates’ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles line, which we saw previewed yesterday. It’s huge and no doubt the Turtles are back— although now owned by Nickelodeon and not creators Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird. Still, it’s a property that has stood the test of time to become a true perennial for kids — if Michael Bay’s live-action version doesn’t somehow kill it again, that is.

First Look Toy Fair 2013: My LIttle Pony, Star Wars Black, One Direction, Iron Man, etc

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We’ll have captions in a bit but here’s a look at the Hasbro showroom some new stuff and classics and the biggest Transformer ever!

Rhino rampages in Marvel Select

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Just in time to celebrate the Raimi-esque casting of Paul Giamatti as The Rhino in the next Spider-Man movie, Diamond Select Toys has released 9-inch Rhino action figure.

Must See: The 1992 X-Men Cartoon Intro in stop motion

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Wow, come crazy nutters spent four months and 4000 photos to make this action figure stop motion recreation of the 1992 X-men cartoon’s opening. That bit where Logan morphs in Wolverine– TOTALLY BOSS. It’s the work of Kyle Roberts and Nathan Poppe, who have made several other stop motion intro sequences which you can see […]