Are you suffering from “Movie Tie-In Fatigue?” Per a Bloomberg article, Star Wars toy sales are down. Specifically adult collectors are still buying (but, judging by some “fan” sites, they’re complaining the entire time they shop); however, kids have less interest in the Star Wars toys. The article states: “While ‘Star Wars’ was still the […]
Up for order right now are Hasbro’s 2016 San Diego Comic-Con Exclusive toys! If you want them, read the rest of this article later. Go now to Hasbro’s order page and try to get yours! Hasbro updated their Hasbro Toy Shop site in the early hours of Aug 9, 2016 listing all the SDCC exclusive toys […]
Star Wars Action News and Marvelicious Toys are hosting a party Aug. 22 at Wizard World Chicago — and you’re invited! A long time ago… August 30, 2005, to be specific… Venganza Media, Inc. launched Star Wars Action News, the world’s first podcast dedicated to Star Wars collecting. In 2010 Venganza then began Marvelicious Toys, […]
Update 11am: The Star Wars First Order Stormtrooper is sold out; sold out in well under 10 minutes. The Marvel Legends Dr. Strange set is also sold out. Update 11:30 a.m.: The $9.99 Ant-Man Mini Action Figure is sold out. The Ant-Man 5 pack is still available. Hasbro has put several of its San Diego […]
Action figure collectors across the country recently took to Facebook and Twitter to vent their frustration over the rising cost of action figures. At Target, one of the three largest toy sellers in the US, action figure prices recently took a $3 jump. Hasbro’s Star Wars 3.75-inch Black Series figures as well as Hasbro’s 3.75-inch […]
Voting is now open for the 2014 Poppies Awards. Now in its seventh year, The Poppies is an awards program presented by MWCToys.com. Run by MWCToys owner Michael Crawford, the Poppies present awards to toy and collectible companies in such categories as Best Overall Company, Eddie Wires Award for Outstanding Paint, and Best Vehicle or Playset. […]
Over the past six years Hot Toys has emerged as the superstar company for 12-inch highly articulated, collector-oriented action figures.
Their product lines in the past have ranged from Robocop to Predator to Terminator to even one-offs like Michael Jackson and Back to the Future. But where they’ve really shown is with their Marvel Movie Masterpiece Series figures. From Blade to Iron Man to Spider-Man to Ghost Rider, Hot Toys has amazed and astounded with their actor-accurate facial likenesses, the attention to detail, and the seemingly endless number of accessories, including interchangeable hands, feet, and heads, that come with their figures. Even the boxes each figure come in is a work of art.
Update 3: Overnight the Infinity Gauntlet 3.75-inch Marvel set sold out, over 12 hours after being offered. Update 2: The Jabba the Hutt set is now sold out, 1 hour after being put up for sale Update: The Marvel Legends Galactus Engine Set is now sold out, about 25 minutes after being put up for sale. […]
“I don’t wanna grow up, I’m a Toys ‘R’ Us kid!” Those words sang out to me from the television so often in the 1980s. As a child watching cartoons like Transformers, G.I. Joe, He-Man, Droids, Ewoks, and Smurfs this commercial told me definitively where I could go to buy the toys based on […]