How much Deadpool is too much Deadpool? You probably reach a saturation point where you’ve just plain had enough Deadpool–but I haven’t reached that point yet. And apparently, neither has Funko! Funko has decided to bring the Deadpool POP! Vinyl mold out of retirement (it was a short retirement), and add to the already double-digit list of Deadpool Funko POP Vinyls figures. In just one month, we can add to the Deadpool rainbow, as the blue-and-yellow Funko Deadpool X-Men Outfit POP! Vinyl figure is now available for order!Continue Reading →
Diamond Select Toys brought the big guns–literally–to San Diego Comic Con 2014, where they unveiled the 2015 Marvel Select Cable figure! It’s been years since a Hasbro Marvel Legends Cable figure has been released, and frankly, none of the ones the Marvel Legends Cable figures that have been released can stand up to the aesthetic quality of DST’s stab at the mutant–the Marvel Select Cable action figure is now up for order!Continue Reading →
Last week an unproduced Wolverine Marvel Legends Rogue figure carded sample sold for an insane nearly $3,000 online. Perhaps realizing that there’s a ludicrous amount of money to be made, packaged samples of three more unproduced Marvel Legends variants (running changes) have now surfaced! If you’ve for hundreds of dollars to burn, you could own the only known samples of the Marvel Legends Sentry, Iron Fist and X-Force Archangel in existence!Continue Reading →
We’re just under a month away from New York Comic Con 2014 now–but you sure wouldn’t know it from the lack of any major Marvel NYCC 2014 exclusives being announced.
As usual, however, if there’s one company we can count on to deliver exclusives, it’s Funko! Today, Funko officially announced the two Marvel Funko POP! Vinyls Frost Giant Loki NYCC 2014 exclusive figures!Continue Reading →
Although he’s one of the few members of the Avengers without no superpowers whatsoever, Hawkeye is about as classic as Avengers come. And not only is Hawkeye a favorite character of Avengers fans, but Clint Barton is also a favorite character for high-end companies to produce collectibles of. And now the collecting community darling XM Studios is ready to take their crack at the beloved archer: the 27″ XM Studios Hawkeye Premium Collectible Statue is now up for order!Continue Reading →
In my eyes, Marvel Studios can just about do no wrong. But if they could do wrong, that wrong would likely be called “Thor The Dark World”. While I didn’t think that “Thor The Dark World” was bad, per se, it was definitely the lowest-quality Marvel Studios movie released thus far. Even so, there are three things I love about “Thor The Dark World” (in this order): Natalie Portman, Loki, and Thor’s new costume. Though I would have preferred the other two, Sideshow has crafted a killer new statue for one of these aspects: the Sideshow Exclusive Thor The Dark World Premium Format Figure goes up for order this week!Continue Reading →
Poor Yondu gets no respect. Hasbro passed him by for the Marvel Legends Guardians of the Galaxy series. There’s no Hot Toys Yondu figure in the works, nor is there a LEGO Yondu minifigure on the way. Even Funko opted to leave Yondu out of the first series of Funko Guardians of the Galaxy POP! Vinyls figures. But finally, Yondu is about to get his due! Today, Disney announced that a Disney Infinity Yondu figure is in development, and Yondu will be a playable character in the Disney Infinity 2.0 Marvel video game!Continue Reading →
If you’re like me (and you must be at least a little bit like me, or you wouldn’t be on this blog reading this post), you were woefully disappointed that no developer stepped up to bat to create a Guardians of the Galaxy video game to coincide with the blockbuster movie’s release. (Movie tie-in video games are almost always duds, mind you, but it would have been nice nonetheless.) But fear not, fellow Guardians of the Galaxy fanatics! Disney themselves is going to fill the void and give us the Guardians of the Galaxy gaming action we’ve been craving–and toys to go with it! The Disney Infinity Guardians of the Galaxy Play Set and all five members of the Disney Infinity Guardians of the Galaxy figures are now up for order!Continue Reading →
A couple weeks back I reviewed the 2014 X-Men Marvel Legends Cyclops figure. That 6″ Cyclops figure had its share of flaws and failed to impress me, but Hasbro had one other Cyclops figure lined up for this year: the previously-canceled Marvel Universe Astonishing Cyclops figure.
I had high enough hopes for this long-delayed 4″ figure that I didn’t mind ordering Cyclops online, but ultimately the Marvel Infinite Series Cyclops figure ended up disappointing me as well…Continue Reading →
I don’t typically report on ebay auctions, but sometimes something gets posted that makes me really sit up and take notice. Such was the case with the unpackaged sample of the Marvel Legends Phoenix Five Cyclops figure that was posted earlier in the year, and even more so in the case of the latest Marvel Legends holy grail of all holy grails to make its appearance online: a packaged sample of the canceled Wolverine Marvel Legends Rogue figure has turned up for sale online! But if you want this Rogue prototype, you’re going to have to be prepared to shell out at least the cost of three or four Premium Format statues…Continue Reading →
We only talk about Marvel toys and collectibles here on Marvel Toy News, which means that I rarely get the pleasure of talking about concept art and designs for upcoming Marvel Studios movies. But today, I’ve got a news item that just barely squeaks into the realm of collectibles, as the originally-leaked image of this concept art was stamped all over with the word “Sideshow”–referring to one of the world’s biggest producers of high-end Marvel collectibles, Sideshow Collectibles. Based off that leaked image, it may be time to start looking forward to a Sideshow Avengers Age of Ultron Vision movie statue in 2015!Continue Reading →
Are the Marvel Sideshow Premium Format Figures just not doing it for you anymore? Have you been yearning for even more scandalously expensive quarter-scale Marvel statues? Well, then I may have just the statue company for you! The Singapore-based XM Studios is perhaps the biggest up-and-comer in the Marvel high-end collectibles world, and at this weekend’s STGCC 2014 (Singapore Toy, Game, and Comic Convention 2014) they’re showing off a near-finished prototype of their newest Marvel Premium Collectibles Statue: Phoenix (Jean Grey)!Continue Reading →
I’m turning 29 today for the fourth time, and Funko is giving me exactly the Marvel toy news birthday present that I would wished for (presuming a new Bowen Designs Marvel contract wasn’t an option): a half-dozen new classic X-Men Funko POP! Vinyls figures are up for order! Astonishingly, the armada of Funko POP Vinyls figures released up until now contained only three X-Men characters among the hundreds and hundreds of different POP Vinyls out there. But come November 2014, the count is about to be tripled…Continue Reading →