Last week I started my Marvel Knights Legends reviews with my review of Netflix Daredevil, and what with his show debuting tomorrow (and his figure being on sale for 16 bucks shipped online), the Marvel Legends Netflix Punisher was the obvious choice to follow up with. [I could say I planned to wait and review him during his series’ premiere, but I’d be totally lying.] Fans have been demanding a 6” figure of this version of Punisher since before he ever appeared in a show: will they be satisfied?Continue Reading →
When Gentle Giant Ltd. revealed their line of 1:8 scale Marvel Collector Gallery statues two years back, many collectors rejoiced at the notion of not only saving space with these smaller resin statues, but also money, as they’ve kept to around a $160 price-point. At least, until now—the Gentle Giant Collector’s Gallery Gladiator Hulk Statue is now up for order, and it’s both the biggest and most expensive piece in the line (by a lot!). But that’s not all! GG has Punisher bookends and an Animated Squirrel Girl on the way now as well…Continue Reading →
It’s been hitting sporadically at Walgreens stores since last month, but at last, the final Hasbro Marvel Legends 2017 wave of 6” Figures is beginning to hit stores in force!
I’m still waiting for the set that I ordered online to arrive, but I couldn’t pass on the opportunity to take in-hand Marvel Legends Vintage Series figure photos at my local Toys R Us today…Continue Reading →
Diamond Select Toys has slowly but surely been building one of the largest presences in the modern Marvel statue collecting world, with multiple new resin and PVC statues being released practically every month of 2017. DST is becoming a major player on the statue scene with their low-priced, high-quality releases–and this fall, they made an impact with three more major statues! The Marvel Gallery Civil War Black Panther, Netflix Daredevil and Punisher statues have now all been released! Let’s take a look at the finished products…Continue Reading →
It’s taken a few years for the Marvel statue collecting world to recover from Bowen Designs’ exit from the market, but we definitely appear to be living in a golden age of Marvel statues once again, with more statues from more companies coming out than ever before. And the latest 1/6 statue from Kotobukiya brings us a fan-favorite vigilante who’s more popular than ever thanks to Netflix—the Kotobukiya Punisher Fine Arts statue is now up for order! But this Fine Arts statues has a feature previous releases have not: a price-point of over $300…Continue Reading →
While we saw various bits and pieces at SDCC 2017 from a number of rumored Marvel Legends series, Hasbro brought one series to Comic-Con that no one was expecting–and it just so happens to be the one series they showed in its entirety! It’s a one-off series for now, but if it’s popular it could become something more: the Marvel Legends Vintage Series, featuring Black Widow, Pizza Spider-Man, Brown Costume Wolverine and more!Continue Reading →
If there’s one company that knows how to keep collectors coming back each day of San Diego Comic-Con 2017, it’s Hasbro! Even though the Hasbro Marvel panel won’t be until Saturday evening, Hasbro has been strategically adding new items to the display in their booth each day of SDCC 2017. And the Friday of SDCC 2017 has brought us a trio of new treats: a Marvel Legends 12″ Wolverine, a Marvel Legends Vintage Punisher 6″ figure, and even a crazy symbiote head for Venom Deadpool!Continue Reading →
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 →