One of the biggest surprises for me at Star Wars Celebration Orlando this April was that Gentle Giant Ltd. actually brought a handful of never-before-seen Marvel statue prototypes to show off at their booth at the event, including Punisher and Star-Lord statues and a new Skottie Young Thor Marvel Babies statue. I’ve been mightily looking forward to the pre-order for at least one of those pieces ever since, and the time has come: the Marvel Collector’s Gallery Punisher and Animated Thor statues are now up for order!Continue Reading →
Get those wallets ready, Netflix Daredevil fans! After announcing that Netflix Punisher was on the way last summer and then teasing him for the better part of a year, Hot Toys finally made the full reveal of their Punisher sixth scale figure overnight. And while the Punisher isn’t “my guy”, I gotta say–the Jon Bernthal portrait just may be the best likeness Hot Toys has ever done! The Hot Toys Punisher Netflix figure is now up for order!Continue Reading →
Remember that Classic Punisher ONE:12 Collective figure that Mezco Toyz has been showing off to tens of thousands of collectors at various shows and events for over a year now? The iconic comic-based version of the character…? Yeah, well–the good news is, he finally went up for sale unexpectedly today. The bad news is, he was a limited exclusive variant limited to 400 pieces now selling for $250 on the aftermarket just hours after going up for sale…Continue Reading →
Some toy companies get a little bit quiet in the month before the New York Toy Fair (and yes, I’ll be braving the bitter Manhattan winter again for you all next month), but Funko isn’t one of those companies! In fact, they hit us up with a double whammy of Marvel POP Vinyls announcements today–including one pair of Jessica Jones figures that’s not exactly “news” and a quartet of Netflix Daredevil Season 2 POPs now up for order that definitely are…Continue Reading →
Fans in the United States have had to wait a little bit longer than folks in some other parts of the world, but finally the last of the 2016 Marvel Legends exclusives announced at New York Toy Fair 2016 have begun hitting stores in the United States!
Don’t pay the scalper prices on the aftermarket for it, because the new Walgreens Exclusive Marvel Legends Punisher figure is now arriving in stores!Continue Reading →
I’ve been so busy the past few weeks discussing all of the news regarding the most popular Marvel toys–such as Hasbro Marvel Legends figures–that I’ve neglected some of my favorite offerings from smaller lines. But now that things have cooled down a bit, let’s take a look at a trio of new entries into one of the cutest and most addictive high-end Marvel statue lines in the land–at SDCC 2016, Gentle Giant debuted Marvel Animated statues of Skottie Young Magneto, Punisher and the Vision!Continue Reading →
After a lengthy wait and excruciating build-up, the very first Mezco Marvel ONE:12 Collective figure was finally available at SDCC 2016 last month: Deluxe Classic Captain America! And now the floodgates can truly open, with a mass of both new characters and variants on the way from Mezco Toyz–including the Previews exclusive ONE:12 Collective Deluxe Punisher and First Appearance Daredevil versions that are now up for pre-order!Continue Reading →
The day that Netflix Daredevil fans have been waiting for has finally arrived: highly-detailed, show-accurate Netflix Daredevil figures are on the way! No, they’re not coming in the Hasbro Marvel Legends 6″ line just yet–they’re going to be a little bit bigger (and a whole lot more expensive).
Coming our way soon: Hot Toys Netflix Daredevil sixth scale figures! And Daredevil’s not coming alone–he’s bringing Hot Toys Punisher along for the ride!Continue Reading →
The six-inch Mezco Marvel ONE:12 Collective figures took the world by storm when they were revealed back in Februaru, but all Marvel collectors have been able to do since is sit back and wait for these Hot Toys-quality 6″ figures to be released.
Sadly, we’ve still got a while to wait to own these figures–but the third figure announced for the line is officially on the way: the Mezco ONE:12 Collective Punisher is now up for order!Continue Reading →
Let there be absolutely no doubt about it: we are living in a golden age for Marvel figures and collectibles. And while the market has been starting to get a wee bit crowded over the past year or two, another company is about to enter the fray. At their pre-New York Toy Fair 2016 press event today, Mezco Toyz revealed the first seven figures that they’ll be releasing in their all-new mixed media Marvel One:12 Collective figures line: Captain America, Daredevil and the Punisher!Continue Reading →
As I was out on the prowl at my local Target yesterday, I noticed that they had an entire end cap set up for Funko products that isn’t usually there.
That end cap was unfortunately cleaned out but for three plain Netflix Daredevil POP Vinyls, but others were luckier than I, as the fully-stocked display includes several as-yet unannounced Funko Deadpool, Daredevil and Punisher toys…Continue Reading →
It’s a brand new year, and that means it’s time for the annual Funko doomsayers to come out, likening POP Vinyls to Beanie Babies and prophesying their demise. But despite the haters, Funko keeps on trucking along, and today was the official release date for the first new Marvel POP Vinyls of 2016 to show up on shelves–including this new Funko Nemesis Punisher POP Vinyl figure that I picked up for review at Target! Punisher will never be a favorite character of mine, but I love me this new Punisher variant figure…Continue Reading →
For years, sixth scale collectors who love Marvel comics themselves and not necessarily the movies have felt left out in the cold and abandoned. Every exquisite new Marvel Hot Toys sixth scale figure released has been a little bit of salt rubbed into the wound, as increasing number of Marvel movie-based 1/6 figures are released year after year. But sixth scale collectors who are Marvel comic book fans won’t have to feel unloved any longer–at San Diego Comic Con 2014, Sideshow Collectibles announced the impending line of Sideshow Marvel sixth scale figures based on the comics!Continue Reading →
Though the first photos of Funko Marvel Mystery Minis Series 1 leaked out a little bit earlier this month, we’ve had to wait a bit for Funko to confirm the assortment and send out hi-res images of the set. Well, not only has Funko done that today–they’ve also shown off the packaging for the Marvel Funko Mystery Minis, shared the rarity scale for the figures and put Marvel Mystery Minis Series 1 up for order! And if you want a complete set of Marvel Mystery Minis, be prepared to spend a lot of money buying blind boxes and hunting for the rarest figures…Continue Reading →
Crime lords better cower in fear, because the Sideshow Exclusive Punisher Premium Format Figure is packing a tiny knife! [/sarcasm]
After releasing the teaser photos last week, Sideshow unveiled in full and opened pre-orders for their brand-new Classic Punisher Premium Format Figure this week. But while fans had been salivating in anticipation of the full reveal, once collectors saw what they were getting with the Sideshow Exclusive version of the Punisher Premium Format Figure (and for what price), there was a definite air of disappointment and anger…Continue Reading →