Remember that one legendary issue of the Amazing Spider-Man (#615) that came out way back in 2009, wherein Spidey briefly wore earmuffs and a hat and scarf…? Yeah–neither do I. But Kotobukiya sure does, apparently, and in honor of that 8-year old issue, they’re bringing us what just may be the most bizarre Koto exclusive figure/statue ever made: the NYCC 2017 Exclusive Kotobukiya Spider-Man Winter Gear ARTFX+ statue!Continue Reading →
Kotobukiya’s Marvel ARTFX+ line has grown over the past half decade to be a real low-priced statue juggernaut, with lineups from the X-Men, Avengers, Spider-Verse and soon Defenders all represented in 1:10 scale. But there’s one sub-series I was hoping to see end, and despite Inverse Deadpool being blown out at half price this week at the B&N 50% Off Sale, it’s back: the series of Deadpool ARTFX+ statue repaints continues with… Cook Deadpool?! If King Shark was a Marvel character, he’d be getting jumped over right now…Continue Reading →
While Kotobukiya didn’t manage to pack quite as many new Marvel statue reveals into their SDCC 2017 booth as they have in some years, they did throw us a bone in the form of concept art for five upcoming Marvel statues! If you loved the ARTFX+ Avengers, Spider-Man and X-Men series, get ready: the Kotobukiya ARTFX+ Defenders statues series has now been announced! Plus: Carol Danvers returns for a new Bishoujo Captain Marvel!Continue Reading →
We are truly living in a golden age of Marvel toys and collectibles, with more figures, statues and assorted merch coming out each year than I ever would have dreamed of a decade ago. However, there’s one gaping void in my collecting life right now: the lack of a true, regularly released Bowen Designs styled classic 1/6 statue line. But Kotobukiya is taking a step to fill that gap with the first release in a new series: the Kotobukiya Captain America Modern Myth ARTFX Statue is now up for order!Continue Reading →
Say what you will about Spider-Man’s most popular villain, but no one can call him under merchandised, that’s for sure. In just the past year, Venom has gotten two Marvel Legends action figures and high-end statues from Sideshow Collectibles, XM Studios, Prime 1 Studio and Gentle Giant Ltd. And now, we can add one more piece to the growing list–the Kotobukiya Venom ARTFX+ statue is now up for order!Continue Reading →
Well, it looks like it’s a good thing I didn’t delay too, too long in posting my Kotobukiya New York Toy Fair 2017 photo previews–because the Kotobukiya Star-Lord ARTFX and Spider-Man 2099 ARTFX+ statues are now up for order! Along with the pre-order solicitation comes the official photos, specs and pricing info, so let’s take a look at all the details about these two figures that made their debut at the 2017 Toy Fair last month…Continue Reading →
This week’s Marvel toy news drought is still going strong, so it’s time for me to pull from my remaining photos stash from last month’s New York Toy Fair 2017! Like most years, Kotobukiya had a 1/6th scale Marvel ARTFX statue on display at Toy Fair 2017. But unlike most years (okay, every year), this time it wasn’t Iron Man-related! Coming later this spring, it’s the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Kotobukiya Star-Lord ARTFX Statue!Continue Reading →
With five of the seven Kotobukiya Spider-Man ARTFX+ statues currently up for order, I was hoping that Koto would surprise us by debuting the two final figures in the line at New York Toy Fair 2016 over the weekend.
Well, I guess one out of two ain’t bad–we’ll have to wait a bit longer to see the prototype of the Venom ARTFX+ statue, but the Kotobukiya Spider-Man 2099 statue has now been revealed!Continue Reading →
Earlier this week I previewed Gentle Giant’s smaller and less expensive alternative to Sideshow’s amazing–and astronomically priced–Venom Premium Format Figure. And now, it’s the other most popular Symbiote on the planet’s turn: Carnage! Kotobukiya adds its first villain to the 1:10 Spider-Man statue series with Cletus Kassidy–the Kotobukiya Carnage ARTFX+ statue is now up for order! Those used to the super-low cost of Marvel ARTFX+ figures past may be a mite surprised by the price, though…Continue Reading →
Kotobukiya has been rolling out pre-orders for characters in their new 1/10 ARTFX+ Spider-Man statues series since summer, but finally it’s time for the first figure in the line of a character not endowed with radioactive spider-powers! He’s Spidey’s biggest fan on top of being the military’s top super-powered agent, and now he’s getting his very first statue–the Kotobukiya Agent Venom ARTFX+ statue is now up for order!Continue Reading →
Unlike past years, Kotobukiya didn’t bring any never-before-seen Marvel statues prototypes to New York Comic Con 2016 this week.
But while we didnt get to see anything totally unannounced at NYCC 2016, we did get to see several updated sculptures in person for the very first time at the event–including the Bishoujo Squirrel Girl and painted versions of the Super Deadpool ARTFX and Vision Fine Arts statues!Continue Reading →
The Year of Deadpool continues with an unprecedented fifth Kotobukiya Deadpool ARTFX+ statue! That’s right, if the regular red-and-black Deadpool, chimichanga-eating unmasked Deadpool, X-Force Deadpool and Inverse Deadpool ARTFX+ statues just weren’t enough for you, Koto has now got yet another 1/10th ARTFX+ statue lined up to appease the masses! The Previews Exclusive Kotobukiya Super Deadpool ARTFX+ Statue is now up for order–and hey, this time out, Wade’s even getting a new mold (at last)!Continue Reading →
Back at SDCC 2016, Kotobukiya revealed the early prototype of the upcoming Agent Venom ARTFX+ statue, leading us to believe he’d be next in the Spider-Man series. But instead, Koto has thrown us a real curveball this week with perhaps the most-anticipated character in the wave–the Kotobukiya Spider-Gwen ARTFX+ Statue is now up for order! Gwen is looking mighty fine (as always), but she also comes with an unexpected price increase…Continue Reading →
Up until now, every single character that Kotobukiya has released as part of their 1/10 scale Marvel ARTFX+ statues range has been a classic, decades-old character. But there’s a first time for everything, and the first modern-created character to grace this style is about to arrive as the second entry in the Spider-Man ARTFX+ Series! He swung into our hearts five years ago this month, and now he’s web-slinging into our statue collections–the Kotobukiya Spider-Man Miles Morales ARTFX+ Statue is now up for order!Continue Reading →
We got our first official look at the Amazing Spider-Man statue kicking off the Kotobukiya Spider-Man ARTFX+ Series of statues yesterday, but at the time Koto hadn’t revealed the full lineup.
Luckily, we’re not going to have to speculate any more: the full lineup including Spider-Man 2099, Spider-Gwen, Venom, Miles Morales Spider-Man, Carnage and more has now been revealed!Continue Reading →