Sunday, December 31, 2017

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Divides + Hot Toys 1/6th scale The Force Awakens Rey action figure

This article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 31, 2017.

There is a disturbance in the Force - and it is caused by the latest Star Wars movie, The Last Jedi, possibly the most divisive instalment in the intergalactic franchise. Basically, hardcore Star Wars fans hate it. And the reviewers love it. And so the lightsabers are out. Some viewers are so riled up that more than 50,000 of them signed an online petition to Disney to strike "the travesty" entirely from the Star Wars canon.

But critics are raving about the film. Some reviewers, such as those from news sites Vox and eFilmCritic.com, are even calling it one of the best Star Wars movies of all time. The backlash has received such a high profile that the people behind the film have also weighed in on the issue.


The movie's director, Rian Johnson (Looper, 2012), saw the chatter as a good way to talk about where Star Wars would go in the future. He tweeted: "The goal is never to divide or make people upset, but I do think the conversations that are happening were going to have to happen at some point if Star Wars is going to grow, move forward and stay vital."

Who has the last word on The Last Jedi? The box office, of course. The movie, despite controversy, has been dominating box offices worldwide since its release in cinemas two weeks ago. It is on track to cross the coveted US$1-billion (S$1.34-billion) mark in time for the new year, say analysts.

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Soldier Story 1/6th scale NYPD ESU “TACTICAL ENTRY TEAM” 12-inch action figure Preview

Let's not forget all the police officers out there performing their duties and keeping the world safe while we celebrate and party this New Year's Eve :)

The New York City Police Department Emergency Service Unit is a component of the NYPD Citywide Operations Bureau's Special Operations Division. The unit is uniquely trained and equipped to perform tactical (Special Weapons and Tactics, SWAT) and technical rescue duty for other department elements. Members of ESU are cross-trained in multiple disciplines for police and rescue work.

The personnel selected for ESU become highly trained, elite members of the NYPD who perform rescue, SWAT and other high risk tactical, counter-narcotic and counter-terror operations. There are minimum time-in-grade requirements before an NYPD officer can apply to transfer to ESU. Police Officers must have a minimum of 5 years on the job with a minimum annual rating of 3.5. Supervisors in the rank of sergeants and lieutenants must have 2 years in rank before being assigned to ESU. In addition, all ESU candidates must be approved by a group of current ESU members to ensure that they will integrate into the unit successfully.


Soldier Story #SS100 1/6th scale NYPD ESU “TACTICAL ENTRY TEAM” 12-inch figure will come with HEADSCULPT: Modern NYPD officer life-like head sculpt (with a strong resemblance to Jake Gyllenhaal). HEADGEAR: MICH 2000 Helmet (with US Flag printed at the back), ACH 4-point chin straps, ESS tactical goggles, ESS ballistic glasses (clear version), Black balaclava, NYPD ESU officer cap. BODY: S2.5 BODY, Bare Hand (1 Pair), Bare Feet (1 Pair). UNIFORM: ESU tactical shirt (long sleeve with NYPD ESU patches), ESU logo blue T-shirt, ESU tactical pants, Inner short pants, Danner tactical boots (sewing / nylon & leather version)

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Saturday, December 30, 2017

Haul for December 2017: Hot Toys Guardians of the Galaxy Rocket and Arkham Knight Batman

Ending the year with a BANG!

This is my latest and probably last haul of 2017 after my Christmas haul which was posted earlier HERE. This time round, I got the Hot Toys MMS411 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 1/6th scale Rocket Collectible Figure (Deluxe Version) and Hot Toys VGM26 Batman: Arkham Knight 1/6th scale Batman Collectible Figure. I almost said, a BAT and a RAT but raccoons do not belong to the rodent family.


IMHO I always find that Hot Toys usually does a better job of sculpts the second time around. It's like they need the first one as a trial / practice before getting it right the second time. That's why I didn't get the Hot Toys Avengers figures until Age of Ultron. By then, Hot Toys was very good at capturing the likenesses of the actors who portray the heroes in the film. I think the 1/6th scale Chris Hemsworth as Thor head sculpt for "Avengers: Age of Ultron" is one of the best by far (see the pics and full action figure review posted on my toy blog HERE and HERE). Hot Toys "Avengers: Age of Ultron" 1/6th scale Hawkeye Collectible Figure also has a great sculpt of Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton / Hawkeye (pics HERE and HERE) compared to the Avengers version. That said, I'm putting my money on the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 figures by Hot Toys because I think they'll look much better than the first versions which is why I got Rocket. You don't really need a good sculpt of Rocket (he's a raccoon) but he is part of the group and I've already pre-ordered Star-Lord and Yondu while waiting for Gamora and Drax.

As for Batman, he is the dark knight and one of the reasons why I got into collecting action figures. He's the new addition to the ever growing Batman collection. Check out the various 1/6th scale Batman figures I have posted HERE with comparison pictures as well as group pictures.

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Friday, December 29, 2017

ASTOYS 1:6 scale Female Roman Warrior "Artemisia" aka Eva Green as General Artemisia

300: Rise of an Empire is a 2014 American epic historical fantasy war film directed by Noam Murro. It is a follow-up to the 2006 film 300, taking place before, during and after the main events of that film and based on the Battle of Artemisium and the Battle of Salamis.

While King Leonidas and his 300 Spartans have their date with destiny at Thermopylae, another battle against the Persians is brewing, this time at sea. Themistocles (Sullivan Stapleton), a Greek general, sees the threat posed by the God-King Xerxes of Persia. He knows that he must unite all of Greece if he is to stand any chance of repelling the Persian invasion. Even if he accomplishes his mission, Themistocles must still face Artemisia (Eva Green), the ruthless leader of the Persian armada.


ASTOYS 1:6 scale Female Roman Warrior "Artemisia" aka Eva Green as General Artemisia 12-inch collectible figure features: Head Sculpt, Female Body, Black Shirt, Breastplate, Hand Armor, Hands X 5 Pairs, Leather Skirt, Stockings, Thong, Waist Armor, Boots, Sword X 2, Bow, Arrow X 3

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Devil Toys introduces World of Order WOO in Pocket 1/18th scale series wave 1 troopers

"Captain,shall we begin the mop up operation?"

Secret Trooper is ready for the war with combining the high powered handguns and automatic rifles which is the latest advancement in military technology of the organization, Providence.

"Theoretically, the operation should be done this way, but I don't think we can get it done this time. We better hurry and wrap things up then get back to investigate." Secret Master ran back to the smoke filled enemy camp alone after briefing his brothers in arms.

It is the year 2049, it has been 10 years since last great war. The state of the world is gradually moving toward extremes. The United States was severely traumatized by a nuclear bomb attack. The EU, led by Germany, have been split up into different forces due to repeated terror attacks and continued to experience varying degrees of fragmented battles. Eastern Japan, which is located in the east, was even more damaged by "that weapon."


With the excessive consumption of energy by countries and the escalating disputes among nations, the Third World War seems inevitable. Nine months after the "New York incident," the U.S. government paid a very large fee and privately hired Providence to send a 211-team headed by Secret Master to hunt for John, a genius hacker who caused a series of terrorist attacks around the world.

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Toyscity 1/6th scale WWII German WH Infantry Private Set, Poland 1939 for 12-inch action figure

Important Note: This product is for military collectors & historic education purposes only, and it is not intended to glorify nor exploit the horrors and atrocities of war.

The Wehrmacht was the unified armed forces of Nazi Germany from 1935 to 1946. It consisted of the Heer (army), the Kriegsmarine (navy) and the Luftwaffe (air force). After the Nazi seizure of power in 1933, one of Adolf Hitler's most overt and audacious moves was to establish the Wehrmacht, a modern armed force fully capable of offensive use. Fulfilling the Nazi regime's long-term goals of regaining lost territory and dominating its neighbours required the reinstatement of conscription and massive investment and spending on the armaments industry.

The Invasion of Poland, was a joint invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany, the Soviet Union, the Free City of Danzig, and a small Slovak contingent, that marked the beginning of World War II.


Toyscity 1/6th scale WWII German WH Infantry Private Set, Poland 1939 will come with M35 Helmet with WH sign, M36 Uniform for WH Private, Leather-like boots, WH Equipment Belt, Gas Cape Pouch, M38 Gas Mask Can, Bread Bag, Water Bottle, Field Canteen, Shovel, Bayonet, Kar 98k Rifle, Kar 98k Ammunition Pouch x2, M35 Backpack, Blanket. Note: Head and body are not included.

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Thursday, December 28, 2017

Art Figures 1/6th Aidol 1 Alpha Edition and Beta Edition 12" figure aka Ray Stevenson Punisher

It would seem that Art Figures is trying to do a Dam Toys and get into the action by introducing their Aidol 1 12-inch figure which is pretty much Marvel's The Punisher done in the caricaturish style Dam Toys adopted for their Gangsters Kingdom series.

The Art Figures 1/6th scale Aidol 1 12-inch figure will come in two versions (Alpha Edition and Beta Edition) and the head sculpt looks a lot like Ray Stevenson who played the Punisher in the 2008 film "Punisher: War Zone" but is outfitted in the costume worn by the character in the Marvel Comics except for the odd looking mismatched knee pads.


Art Figures Ai-1A 1/6th scale Aidol 1 Beta Edition 12-inch figure will come with head sculpt, Newly Designed Aidol Art-Figure with more Precise Proportion, Enhanced Articulations, and Higher Poseability, Black Leather Jacket, Gun Holding Hands x3, 416D Assault Rifle with M203 40mm Grenade Launcher with Single-Point Rifle Sling, Custom Grenade Launcher x2, 1911 Pistol, G17 Pistol, Tactical Thigh Holster For G17 x2, Custom Xtak 100 Knee Pads x2, Military Web Belt With Belt Utility Pouch x6, Black Trousers, Combat Boots, TACTICAL FIXED BLADE KNIFE TANTO WITH SHEATH

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Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Pre-order Sideshow Collectibles Iron Man Mark 42 Life-Size Figure (2.1m / 7 ft) from Iron Man 3

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“I’ll be damned. The prodigal son returns.”

Are you ready to activate House Party Protocol in your collection? Sideshow is proud to present the Iron Man Mark 42 Life-Size Figure, based on Tony Stark’s sleek and vibrant suit from Iron Man 3.

Also known as the Autonomous Prehensile Propulsion Suit or the Prodigal Son, the Mark XLII stands over 7 feet tall on an illuminated base, in a display worthy of the Hall of Armors. The fiberglass and plastic suit also includes light-up features in the eyes, palms, and arc reactor chest piece, allowing you to display the armor with an activated look.


The suit features a predominantly gold-colored design, with the trademark red and silver accents Iron Man is known for. With incredible, screen-accurate detailing and intricate armor construction, this collectible commands attention as one of Tony Stark’s more advanced and ambitious creations.

Upgrade your armor with the Iron Man Mark 42 Life-Size Figure, sure to be the centerpiece of any Marvel collection.

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Kotobukiya 1/10th scale Gotham by Gaslight Batman ARTFX+ Statue (Mike Mignola Inspired)

Gotham by Gaslight is the first entry in DC Comics’ Elseworlds series, in which popular artists depict DC heroes in alternate realities, or “elseworlds.” This 1/10th scale ARTFX+ statue depicts the hero in a vignette style, reflecting the late 19th century setting of the graphic novel.

Based a watercolor painting that depicts Batman as he fights with Jack the Ripper in 19th century Gotham City, this ARTFX+ statue recreates the hero in stunning detail. Like the other statues in Kotobukiya’s ARTFX+ line, this statue is 1/10th in scale, allowing you to display it with other ARTFX+ Batman statues for a historical collection!


The sharp lines of the hero’s face, defined shadows, and pale colors of the statue are designed resemble the artist’s original brushstrokes. The attention to detail in this statue is sure to make it a desirable addition to your collection.

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Tuesday, December 26, 2017

IN FLAMES x NEWSOUL Story Of Journey To The West 1/6th scale Monkey King on Throne

Journey to the West is an extended account of the legendary pilgrimage of the Tang dynasty Buddhist monk Xuanzang who traveled to the "Western Regions", that is, Central Asia and India, to obtain Buddhist sacred texts (sūtras) and returned after many trials and much suffering.

The novel has 100 chapters that can be divided into four unequal parts. The first part, which includes chapters 1–7, is a self-contained introduction to the main story. It deals entirely with the earlier exploits of Sun Wukong, a monkey born from a stone nourished by the Five Elements, who learns the art of the Tao, 72 polymorphic transformations, combat, and secrets of immortality, and through guile and force makes a name for himself, Qitian Dasheng (simplified Chinese: 齐天大圣; traditional Chinese: 齊天大聖), or "Great Sage Equal to Heaven". His powers grow to match the forces of all of the Eastern (Taoist) deities, and the prologue culminates in Sun's rebellion against Heaven, during a time when he garnered a post in the celestial bureaucracy. Hubris proves his downfall when the Buddha manages to trap him under a mountain, sealing it with a talisman for five hundred years.


IN FLAMES X NEWSOUL IFT-028 Story Of Journey To The West Series: 1/6th scale MONKEY KING ON THRONE(Deluxe Version) Collectible Set features: 1/6th scale Sun Wukong head sculpt, approximately 30 cm tall 12-inch male body, 9 interchangeable palms. Costume: Red robes, Yellow bloomers, Red cloak. Suit of armor: Monkey King’s newly designed armor (including Purple gold crown, a waist support, a belt, etc).

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Monday, December 25, 2017

Haul for Christmas 2017: Scarlett Johansson as Major, Netflix Daredevil and The Last Jedi book

Here's wishing everyone who's reading this a very Merry Christmas and glad tidings of great joy :)

Here's my haul for December 2017, just in time for the Christmas holidays. They include Cat Toys CT-006 1/6th scale Female Character set (essentially Scarlett Johansson as Major Mira Killian / Motoko Kusanagi from the 2017 American science fiction action film Ghost in the Shell based on the Japanese manga of the same name by Masamune Shirow), Hot Toys Television Masterpiece Series TMS003 Netflix Marvel's Daredevil portrayed by Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock / Daredevil, and Star Wars: The Last Jedi visual dictionary by DK (Dorling Kindersley) Publishing.


In 2017, we finally got to see a live action film of Masamune Shirow's Ghost in the Shell manga which was first serialized in 1989 and then animated in 1995. The film had its many critics but for me to be able to see the Major and Section 9 being acted out on the big screen is a dream come true. It was certainly a visual treat and the special effects were not a disappointment. Netflix Marvel's Daredevil web television series was highly successful and led the way for more Marvel superhero characters to debut on television. Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock / Daredevil plays a blind lawyer-by-day who fights crime at night. All episodes of the first season were released on Netflix on April 10, 2015, while the second season was released in its entirety on March 18, 2016. They were met with positive reviews. In July 2016, the series was renewed for a third season; filming for the season began in November 2017, and it is intended to release in 2018.

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Saturday, December 23, 2017

Preview Soldier Story 1/6th scale Iraqi Special Operations Forces “ISOF” 12-inch military figure

Iraqi Special Operations Forces (ISOF) are one of Iraq’s premier fighting units. ISOF have been closely mentored by US special operations forces (SOF) from their inception following the 2003 invasion of Iraq. This relationship was substantially reduced when the United States withdrew forces from Iraq in December 2011, but has been re-established in response to ongoing joint operations targeting the so-called Islamic State. As of October 2016, the US SOF personnel advising ISOF have been elements from Bravo company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group. ISOF have featured prominently in recent news, spearheading the push into Mosul.


Soldier Story SS105 1/6th scale Iraqi Special Operations Forces “ISOF” 12-inch military figure features: HEADGEAR - MICH 2000 Helmet (/w skull painted at the back) | ACH Helmet side rail (1 pair) | ACH 4-point chin straps | NVD mounting brackets | PVS14 NVG arm | PVS14 NVG | MS2000 strobe light | Surefire helmet light | Skull face mask | White/black Arab shemagh head scarf | Modern ISOF life-like head sculpt | S2.5 BODY, Bare Hand (1 Pair), Bare Feet (1 Pair)

This figure is supposed to represent an actual native Iraqi Special Forces Operator and not a US "advisor" or operator. Loadout is quite accurate

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Friday, December 22, 2017

Exclusive interview with Calvin's Custom on Kickstarter Project: 1/6 scale MOTOPSYCLE: mGT, BORGHEAD & GUNRUNNER

Original design 1/6 combat motorcycle, advanced ballistic weapons and cyborg headsculpt by Calvin's Custom, a GATE TOYS Production. Available on Kickstarter (link HERE)

Project Timeline:
Dec 2016 – Calvin's Custom created two custom bikes for showcase at Toysoul 2016 in Hong Kong, one inspired by Mad Max, the other inspired by the Moto-terminator in Terminator Salvation (2009)

Dec 2016 – GATE TOYS invited Calvin's Custom to mass produce one of his custom bikes

March 2017 – Calvin's Custom designed a futuristic combat motorcycle under the title “Convergence” featuring a female rider

May 2017 – A public vote was conducted on Facebook to see which bikes was to be mass produced. The moto-terminator was picked

October 2017 – Prototypes under the working title “MOTOTERMIN8TOR” were showcased at CICF 2017 in China and TTF in Taiwan

12th December 2017 – Kickstarter project under the title MOTOPSYCLE: mGT, BORGHEAD & GUNRUNNER was launched.


Exclusive interview with Calvin's Custom on Kickstarter Project: 1/6 scale MOTOPSYCLE: mGT, BORGHEAD & GUNRUNNER by Alex @ Toy Haven with Calvin @ Calvin's Custom

Alex: Congratulations on the launch of the Kickstarter project! What is it like to run this year long project?
Calvin: Thanks Alex! Time flies... it feels like yesterday when I was on stage talking about the custom bikes with Mr. Bryan Lo of ACI Toys and SEVEN Toys, whom I would like to take this space to thank him again for inviting me to showcase my custom bikes, without which this project would never have come into being.

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It has been an amazing experience working with GATE TOYS. They have been totally supportive and gave me 100% creative freedom in the design and development process. Mr. Michael Zhu, co-founder of GATE TOYS told me to design whatever and however I like and let them worry about the production technicality. It felt almost like working on a film with unlimited budget, though time was limited as we were aiming at CICF in October 2017. Still, we managed to have prototypes of both 1/6 and 1/18 versions made for the show.

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And special thanks to Luka Zou of Figure Hobby Club in Taiwan and Ethan Chaing of Studio Sundowners, one of the MOTOPSYCLE made it to Taipei Toys Festival, an annual expo known for original design toys in Taiwan.


Original design 1/6 combat motorcycle, advanced ballistic weapons and cyborg headsculpt by Calvin's Custom, a GATE TOYS Production. Available on Kickstarter (link HERE)

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Thursday, December 21, 2017

Hot Toys Star Wars: The Last Jedi 1/6th scale Carrie Fisher as Leia Organa Collectible Figure

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Pre-order Star Wars: The Last Jedi MMS459 Leia Organa 1/6th Scale Collectible Figure from BBTS - link HERE

Once again on the run from dark forces determined to crush freedom in the galaxy, the strong and committed Leia Organa who fans have grown to love is now leading the Resistance fleet on its quest to find a haven in the widely acclaimed Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

Today, in tribute of Carrie Fisher’s last appearance as Leia in the epic Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Hot Toys is pleased to officially introduce the 1/6th scale of Leia Organa from the film!


The highly-accurate collectible figure is sophisticatedly crafted based on Leia Organa’s appearance in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. It features a newly developed head sculpt with wonderful likeness, meticulously tailored elegant outfit, a blaster, and a specially designed character theme figure stand!

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

ThreeZero 1/6th scale Bob Odenkirk as Breaking Bad Saul Goodman 12-inch collectible figure

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James Morgan "Jimmy" McGill, also known as Saul Goodman and Gene, is a fictional character who appears in the television series Breaking Bad and serves as the title character of its spin-off prequel series Better Call Saul. He is portrayed by Bob Odenkirk, and was created by Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould.

In Breaking Bad, the character is introduced to help Walter White launder the proceeds of his methamphetamine production, and later introduces the protagonists to drug kingpin Gus Fring. He is depicted as using tacky television commercials to advertise his practice, which is based in a strip mall office that features a giant rendering of the United States Constitution


ThreeZero 1/6th scale Bob Odenkirk as Breaking Bad Saul Goodman 12-inch collectible figure details: Head sculpt with realistic likeness to the character portrayed in the series, 12-inch (30.5cm) tall articulated figure featuring tailored clothing, Formal suit, Formal red shirt, Silk tie, Gold pin, Blue ribbon, Pocket square, Wingtip shoes, Briefcase (openable), Gold Watch, Money rolls, Laptop, Newspaper, Exchangeable hands: pair of relaxed hands, pair of fist, right hand for holding and right pointing hand.

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Review III: Gate Toys X Winson Classic Creation Time Wars 12-inch Yuan Kong figure + 1:6 scale Battle Damaged Mystic Being Steel Ox Crimson Flame deluxe diorama - that's quite a mouthful :p

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Order Gate Toys X Winson Classic Creation 1:6 scale Time Wars Yuan Kong 12-inch collectible figure (ONLY 30 pcs available worldwide) at GATETOYSGLOBAL.com while stocks last!

This is my third 12-inch action figure review of Gate Toys X Winson Classic Creation 1:6 scale Time Wars Yuan Kong 12-inch collectible figure but in this post, I'm also covering the Battle Damaged Mystic Being Steel Ox Crimson Flame deluxe diorama which is an art piece by itself.

I really like the head sculpt of 1:6 scale Time Wars Yuan Kong and how they were able to combine real hair (fur) with the face sculpt. The head sculpt is quite expressive and captures the essence of the Monkey God “Sun Wu Kong” very well. Even though this is a sci-fi take on a traditional Chinese lore “Journey To The West”, one look at the face and you know who or what it's supposed to represent. The head sculpt is not like some of the sculpts out there with the blank stare looking into space expression. The antenna-like feelers (eye-brows?) are also a nice touch. You can check out the close-up pictures with all the nice details in my first part figure review HERE. It's amazing how they stayed intact and undamaged even when I put the bronze mask on (see earlier review post HERE).


The 1/6th scale Battle Damaged Mystic Being Steel Ox Crimson Flame deluxe diorama is equally stunning and I will cover all about it in this post. It's supposed to be the defeated enemy of Yuan Kong and what we are seeing is only the head as if it has been decapitated. The sculpting, the details and the nice addition of fur is all very well put together and the end result is something really lovely to look at.

Order Gate Toys X Winson Classic Creation 1:6 scale Time Wars Yuan Kong 12-inch collectible figure (ONLY 30 pcs available worldwide) at GATETOYSGLOBAL.com while stocks last!

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Monday, December 18, 2017

Gate Toys X Winson Classic Creation 1:6 scale Time Wars Yuan Kong 12-inch figure Review II

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Order Gate Toys X Winson Classic Creation 1:6 scale Time Wars Yuan Kong 12-inch collectible figure (ONLY 30 pcs available worldwide) at GATETOYSGLOBAL.com while stocks last!

This is my second part review of the Gate Toys X Winson Classic Creation 1:6 scale Time Wars Yuan Kong 12-inch collectible figure (ONLY 30 pcs available worldwide). In my earlier review post, I covered the box (which is HUGE), its contents and a first look at Yuan Kong, a sci-fi take on a traditional Chinese lore “Journey To The West” Monkey God / “Sun Wu Kong reimagined as an armoured warrior / time traveller.


Here are pictures of Yuan Kong collectible figure with bronze mask over his face and wielding his flame sword plus machine gun.

Order Gate Toys X Winson Classic Creation 1:6 scale Time Wars Yuan Kong 12-inch collectible figure (ONLY 30 pcs available worldwide) at GATETOYSGLOBAL.com while stocks last!

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Sunday, December 17, 2017

Our World 1/6th "Chambers" 12-inch Female Figure aka Resident Evil's Rebecca Chambers

"The name is Rebecca Chambers, but that's Officer Chambers to you!"

Rebecca Chambers (レベッカ・チェンバース Rebekka Chenbāsu) is a fictional character in the Resident Evil horror franchise by Capcom. She was introduced as a supporting character in the original Resident Evil video game in 1996 and became the protagonist of the prequel game Resident Evil Zero in 2002. In the first Resident Evil, Rebecca is a young officer with the fictitious Special Tactics And Rescue Service police unit and is trapped in a zombie-infested mansion. Zero depicts the events before that ordeal, during which she is separated from her team and forced to partner with escaped convict Billy Coen to survive similar circumstances.


Our World FS014 1/6th scale "Chambers" 12-inch Female Action Figure features: head sculpt, Female Body, Tee, Medial Vest, Belt, Medical Kit with Belt, Small Medical Kit, Socks, Boots, Hands x3, STARS ID Card, Pistol, Dagger, Walkie Talkie

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DID 1/6th scale Roger Moore as James Bond (Officially Licensed) 12-inch collectible figure

Sir Roger George Moore, KBE (14 October 1927 – 23 May 2017) was an English actor. He is best known for having played Ian Fleming's British secret agent James Bond in seven feature films from 1973 to 1985. Moore took over the role of Bond from Sean Connery in 1972, made his first appearance as 007 in Live and Let Die (1973), and went on to portray the spy in six more films until his retirement from the role in 1985. He also played Simon Templar in the television series The Saint from 1962 to 1969 and Lord Brett Sinclair in The Persuaders! from 1971 to 1972 with Tony Curtis.

Live and Let Die (1973) is the eighth spy film in the James Bond series to be produced by Eon Productions, and the first to star Roger Moore as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. Live and Let Die was released during the height of the blaxploitation era, and many blaxploitation archetypes and clichés are depicted in the film, including derogatory racial epithets ("honky"), black gangsters, and pimpmobiles. It departs from the former plots of the James Bond films about megalomaniac super-villains, and instead focuses on drug trafficking, a common theme of blaxploitation films of the period. It is set in African American cultural centres such as Harlem and New Orleans, as well as the Caribbean Islands.


DID is pleased to announce that they have been licensed by Roger Moore's Family and the famous Photographer Terry O' Neill to produce and release their first 1/6th scale Roger Moore 12-inch figure from Live and Let Die (1973). DID RM001 1/6th scale Roger Moore 12-inch collectible figure Parts list: Super realistic head sculpt, 12-inch figure Body, Palms for holding pistol, Black T-shirt, Black pants, Black belt (geniune leather), Black socks, Shoes, Brown holster (geniune leather), Revolver with 6 bullets (metal), DID base stand.

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Saturday, December 16, 2017

Alert Line 1/6th WWII Royal Air Force Fighter Pilot 12-inch figure aka Tom Hardy in Dunkirk

Dunkirk is a 2017 war film written, directed, and co-produced by Christopher Nolan that depicts the Dunkirk evacuation of World War II. Dunkirk portrays the evacuation from three perspectives: land, sea, and air. It has little dialogue, as Nolan sought instead to create suspense from cinematography and music. It is the highest-grossing World War II film of all time, taking $525 million worldwide. Dunkirk received praise for its screenplay, direction, musical score, and cinematography; some critics called it Nolan's best work, and one of the greatest ever war films.

Tom Hardy portrays Farrier, a Royal Air Force Spitfire pilot who assumes command after their leader is shot down. The remaining two aircraft then save a minesweeper from a German bomber, but the other Spitfire is hit and ditches. Its pilot, Collins, is rescued by Moonstone. Farrier reaches Dunkirk, his fuel exhausted. Gliding over the beach, he shoots down a dive-bomber.


Alert Line 1/6th scale WWII Royal Air Force Fighter Pilot 12-inch figure features: Head sculpt, DAM Action Body, Hands x2, RAF Visor Cap, RAF Uniform, RAF Trousers, Shirt, Necktie, High Collar Sweater, leather Shoes, RAF B-Type Flying Helmet, RAF D-Type Oxygen Mask, RAF Mk.VII Flying Goggles, RAF Irvin Leather Flying jacket, RAF 1936 Pattern Flying Leather Boots, RAF 1933 Pattern Flying Gauntlets, RAF Working Dress Belt, RAF Pistol Holster, Life Jacket, Revolver, Signal Gun, Signal Gun Ammo x4, Air Ministry Pilots Wristwatch, Map, Military Rank Cuff Title x2

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Star Ace 1/6th scale “Pulp Fiction” Samuel L Jackson as Jules Winnfield 12-inch figure

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Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American black comedy neo-noir crime film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, from a story by Tarantino and Roger Avary. John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson play Vincent Vega and Jules Winnfield, mob contract killers (hitmen) with a penchant for philosophical discussions.

Star Ace is producing 1/6th scale collectible figures based on characters from Quentin Tarantino's hit 1994 movie Pulp Fiction. Figures to be offered include John Travolta as Vincent Vega and Samuel L. Jackson as Jules Winnfield. Both figures are slated for release Q2, 2018.


Star Ace 1/6th scale “Pulp Fiction” Samuel L Jackson as Jules Winnfield 12-inch Collectible figure Features: Fully realized authentic likeness of Samuel L. Jackson as Jules Winnfield in the movie “Pulp Fiction” with accurate facial expression and detailed skin texture | 1:6th scale body, approximately 30 cm tall with over 30 points of articulation | Five (5) interchangeable hands including: pair of open hands, right hand for holding gun, left hand for holding cheeseburger, left hand for holding the soft drink cup

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Star Ace 1/6th scale “Pulp Fiction” John Travolta as Vincent Vega Collectible figure PREVIEW

Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American black comedy neo-noir crime film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, from a story by Tarantino and Roger Avary. Tarantino cast John Travolta in Pulp Fiction because Michael Madsen, who had played Vic Vega in Reservoir Dogs, chose to appear in Kevin Costner's Wyatt Earp instead. John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson play Vincent Vega and Jules Winnfield, mob contract killers (hitmen) with a penchant for philosophical discussions.

Star Ace is producing 1/6th scale collectible figures based on characters from Quentin Tarantino's hit 1994 movie Pulp Fiction. Figures to be offered include John Travolta as Vincent Vega and Samuel L. Jackson as Jules Winnfield. Both figures are slated for release Q2, 2018.


Star Ace 1/6th scale Vincent Vega Collectible figure features: Fully realized authentic likeness of John Travolta as Vincent Vega in the movie “Pulp Fiction” with accurate facial expression and detailed skin texture | 1:6th scale body, approximately 30 cm tall with over 30 points of articulation | Five (5) interchangeable hands including: pair of open hands, right hand for holding gun, right hand for holding cigarette, left hand for carrying the briefcase

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Friday, December 15, 2017

Check out Calvin's Custom x Gate Toys 1/6 scale MOTOPSYCLE: mGT (mobile Gun Tower), BORGHEAD & GUNRUNNER on Kickstarter

Original design 1/6 combat motorcycle, advanced ballistic weapons and cyborg headsculpt by Calvin's Custom, a GATE TOYS Production. Available on Kickstarter (link HERE)

About Calvin:
Throughout 17 years of customizing, amongst many weapon mod, angel and cyborg designs, I have never stopped customizing bikes. In 2016, I created four bikes - two post-apocalyptic Mad Max style, one inspired by the Bat-Pod in The Dark Knight and one inspired by the Moto-Terminator in Terminator 4.

Following the ‘heroes/heroines and their steeds’ tradition - Zorro with Tornado, Ghostrider with Hell Cycle, Wonder Woman with Pegasus, and Barb Wire with her Harley Davidson - I believe a two-wheeled vehicle helps enhance a character's presence and amplify the valor, menace or evilness that the character embodies.

Feedback from collectors and friends reinforced that my creation deserves a name of its own. To me, being a customizer has always been a form of madness, one that involves tearing things apart, constantly aiming for the ‘what-has-never been done’, in ways that ‘have never-been-tempted’. In this spirit, I’ve named this project MOTOPSYCLE: mGT - a weapon of mass destruction on two wheels, the Gran Turismo of war.


MOTOPSYCLE: mGT (mobile Gun Tower)
Specifications: The 1/6 scale MOTOPSYCLE: mGT weights around 1.7kg, is approximately 40cm long, and 20cm tall and wide. It's comprised mostly of different grades of plastic with some alloy parts. Both the eyes of the cyborg skull headlight and the nuclear powered tank on top glow with LED lights powered by lithium battery.

MOTOPSYCLE: mGT (Black Version - shown in above pic) with Weapon System 01, 355USD/set, 30 sets only worldwide

MOTOPSYCLE: mGT (Military Version 1 "Tan" - pic below) with Weapon System 01 405USD/ set, 30 sets only worldwide


Also available:
MOTOPSYCLE: mGT (Military Version 2 "OD") with Weapon System 01 425USD/ set, 30 sets only worldwide
MOTOPSYCLE: mGT (Silver Version) with Weapon System 01 425USD/ set, 30 sets only worldwide

Original design 1/6 combat motorcycle, advanced ballistic weapons and cyborg headsculpt by Calvin's Custom, a GATE TOYS Production. Available on Kickstarter (link HERE)

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Thursday, December 14, 2017

Star Ace Toys 1/6th scale Audrey Hepburn as “Holly Golightly” 12-inch collectible figure

Breakfast at Tiffany's is a 1961 American romantic comedy film directed by Blake Edwards and written by George Axelrod, loosely based on Truman Capote's novella of the same name. Starring Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard, and featuring Patricia Neal, Buddy Ebsen, Martin Balsam, and Mickey Rooney, the film was initially released on October 5, 1961 by Paramount Pictures.

Hepburn's portrayal of Holly Golightly as the naïve, eccentric socialite is generally considered to be the actress's most memorable and identifiable role. Hepburn regarded it as one of her most challenging roles, since she was an introvert required to play an extrovert.


Star Ace Toys 1/6th scale Audrey Hepburn as “Holly Golightly” collectible figure features: Fully realized authentic likeness of Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly in the movie "Breakfast at Tiffany’s” with accurate facial expression, sculpted hair and detailed skin texture with partial seamless body | 1/6th scale partial seamless body, approximately 29 cm tall with 30 points of articulation | Six (6) interchangeable hands including: pair of open palms, pair of closed palms, left hand for cigarette holder, right hand for handbag

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Gate Toys X Winson Classic Creation 1:6 scale Time Wars Yuan Kong 12-inch collectible figure

Order Gate Toys X Winson Classic Creation 1:6 scale Time Wars Yuan Kong 12-inch collectible figure (ONLY 30 pcs available worldwide) at GATETOYSGLOBAL.com while stocks last!

Look what the postman brought me! This is a thing of beauty and is made with great craftsmanship. The figure combines fur (real hair) with fabric and plastic and it all comes together very nicely. No worries about the hair falling off as I've been toying with it and putting it in numerous poses for pictures and everything is still intact and no hair has fallen off. It also comes with a diorama set that is another piece of art by itself. I'll be covering that in a later post. Meanwhile, check out this very nicely done and well executed 1:6 scale Time Wars Yuan Kong 12-inch collectible figure.

From the imagination of acclaimed Hong Kong artist Winson Ma comes his latest story "War in the West: Time Wars" Part One: YUAN KONG. Made in collaboration with GATE TOYS, this is a sci-fi take on a traditional Chinese lore “Journey To The West”, with the Monkey God / “Sun Wu Kong” here reimagined as an armoured warrior with blaster in one hand, and wielding his sword of flame in another! And not forgetting his Battle Staff! Unmasked, Yuan Kong is ready for WAR!


Gate Toys X Winson Classic Creation 1:6 scale Time Wars Yuan Kong 12-inch collectible figure (ONLY 30 pcs available worldwide) specially features: original design, highly detailed 1:6 scale head sculpt with 3D stylized real hair | fully articulated action figure body | 6 different styles of replacement hand (3 x Time Traveler gloved hands, 3 x ape hands)

Order Gate Toys X Winson Classic Creation 1:6 scale Time Wars Yuan Kong 12-inch collectible figure (ONLY 30 pcs available worldwide) at GATETOYSGLOBAL.com while stocks last!

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Star Ace Toys 1/8th scale Grant Gustin as Barry Allen / The Flash 22.5cm Tall Action Figure

The first in Star Ace’s DC TV Real Master Series of 1/8 scale collectible action figures is The Flash from the CW television show. The Flash TV series has soared in popularity all around the world and has been at the forefront of many other DC superheroes coming to television. With the perfect balance of realism with a compact size, the 1:8 scale Master Series delivers a collectible that is easily displayed and affordable.

This 1/8 scale collectible figure comes with two heads; one with the Flash cowl on, and one of the unmasked Barry Allen. Translucent lightning bolts can be attached to the figure to simulate the character running through the speed force.


The 1/8th scale The Flash collectible figure features: 1/8th scale body, approximately 22.5 cm tall with articulation | Fully realized authentic likeness of Grant Gustin as The Flash and Barry Allen in the TV program “The Flash (Season 2) with accurate facial expression and detailed skin texture, each head sculpt is specially hand-painted.

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Monday, December 11, 2017

Hot Toys Star Wars: The Last Jedi - 1/6th Luke Skywalker Collectible Figure (Deluxe Version)

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Pre-order Star Wars: The Last Jedi MMS458 Luke Skywalker (Deluxe) 1/6th Scale Collectible Figure from BBTS - link HERE

“I only know one truth. It’s time for the Jedi… to end.” – Luke Skywalker

After tragedy destroyed his attempt to rebuild the Jedi Knights, Luke Skywalker vanished from the galaxy. Now, Rey has finally found him on the remote planet of Ahch-To as the Resistance needs his help to thwart the efforts of the evil First Order and stop Supreme Leader Snoke.

Today, in anticipation to the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Hot Toys is thrilled to introduce a Deluxe Version of the new 1/6th scale collectible figure of the legendary Jedi Master - Luke Skywalker from the film.


The highly-accurate collectible figure is skillfully crafted based on Luke Skywalker’s appearance in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. It features a newly developed head sculpt with stunning likeness, meticulously tailored outfit with poncho, a lightsaber, a variety of accessories, and a specially designed character-themed figure stand! Moreover, this Deluxe Version will exclusively include a finely detailed backpack, a lightning rod, and a Porg!

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Review II: Hot Toys ALIEN 1/6th scale Sigourney Weaver as Ellen Ripley 12-inch Collectible Figure

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I believe Hot Toys founder Howard Chan has an affinity for films from the past. What I mean is that he is still very sentimental and attached to some of the older but popular movies from the 20th Century like Terminator, RoboCop, Back to the Future, The Matrix and the Alien franchise, or else why would he want to get the license to produce figures from an older era when he could easily release newer figures based on the movies that are current and popular now.

When Hot Toys first started producing and releasing their Movie Masterpiece Series (MMS line) back in 2000, the first seven figures released were Kyle Reese and a damaged Terminator from the 1984 Terminator film, followed by three United States Colonial Marine Corps figures (Hicks, Apone and Vasquez) from 1986 Aliens AND John Rambo plus Colonel Trautman from 1985 First Blood II - you can check out the full listing from MMS001 to MMS140 on my blog post HERE.


And after more than 15 years, Hot Toys announced in May 2016 that they would be releasing a Ellen Ripley figure from the 1979 Alien film which arrived more than a year later in November 2017 (as part of my haul, posted HERE). This is my second part action figure review of Hot Toys Movie Masterpiece Series MMS366 ALIEN 1/6th scale Sigourney Weaver as Ellen Ripley 12-inch Collectible Figure. Ripley comes with a custom flamethrower, frightened version of Jonesy the cat which can be carried in a specially crafted cat carrier box, tracking device, and Alien themed diorama figure stand with Ripley nameplate.

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Sunday, December 10, 2017

COOMODEL SE018 1/6th scale Viking War Lord Vanquished 12-inch Collectible Figure PREVIEW

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The Vikings came from three countries of Scandinavia: Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The name 'Viking' comes from a language called 'Old Norse' and means 'a pirate raid'. People who went off raiding in ships were said to be 'going Viking'. The Viking age in European history was about AD 700 to 1100. During this period many Vikings left Scandinavia and travelled to other countries, such as Britain and Ireland. Some went to fight and steal treasure. Others settled in new lands as farmers, craftsmen or traders.


COOMODEL SE018 1/6th scale Viking War Lord Vanquished 12-inch Collectible Figure specially features: head sculpture (with real fabric beard), 12-inch figure body, Eight (8) pieces of interchangeable palms (2 bare fists, 2 open palms, 2 weapon holding hands, 2 relaxed hands)

Costume: chain armor attached upper coat, black pants, leather boots, helmet, war robe, shoulder armors, pair of vambraces, fur girdle, Two (2) leather belt

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Check out COOMODEL SE017 1/6th scale Viking Berserker Vanquished 12-inch Collectible Figure

The Vikings came from three countries of Scandinavia: Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The name 'Viking' comes from a language called 'Old Norse' and means 'a pirate raid'. People who went off raiding in ships were said to be 'going Viking'. The Viking age in European history was about AD 700 to 1100. During this period many Vikings left Scandinavia and travelled to other countries, such as Britain and Ireland. Some went to fight and steal treasure. Others settled in new lands as farmers, craftsmen or traders.


COOMODEL SE017 1/6th scale Viking Berserker Collectible Figure specially features: head sculpt of angry expression (with real fabric beard), 12-inch figure body, Eight (8) pieces of interchangeable palms (2 bare fists, 2 open palms, 2 weapon holding hands, 2 relaxed hands)

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Friday, December 8, 2017

BLITZWAY X BHEADworks 1/6th scale Hunters: Day After WWIII - BOY 12-inch Collectible Figure

He who fights with monsters should look to it that he himself does not become a monster. If you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche –

BHEADworks (Artist Jung, Yeongyun) has received much love and appreciation by presenting sensual figures of the outlook on the world of dystopia since the year 2008. It is such a pleasure to officially present the 'Boy' in BLITZWAY, which was the first character of BHEADworks’ original design figures, ‘Hunters: Day after WWIII’. The Boy is the leader of Hunters, who is the master of performing underground and sniping, and dreaming about the utopia.


We organized much detailed compositions after going through many tests and works, in order to express the characteristics and features of the characters in our story planning. Enjoy the detailed symbols and meanings for learning what each figure truly represents, along with attractive storylines.

Intense and sensual design head, with very realistic and stylish costumes, and artistic senses of classy proportions and colors. A body for freely posing and realistically designed accessories, along with luxurious and weighty polystone diorama base. These attractive and delicate collection will once again capture your eyes.

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Thursday, December 7, 2017

Hot Toys Justice League 1/6th scale Ben Affleck Batman (Deluxe Version) 12" collectible figure

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“People said the Age of Heroes would never come again.” – Wonder Woman

Shortly after the release of the long-awaited blockbuster by DC Comics, Justice League has generated huge responses around the world.

The supervillain Steppenwolf and his army of Parademons attempts to conquer and reshape the Earth through the combined energies of three Mother Boxes, but in order to save the world from this menacing threat, Batman enlists the help of his newfound ally Wonder Woman to recruit a team of Metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat and form the Justice League.

Today, Hot Toys is thrilled to officially introduce a special Deluxe Version of the all-new 1/6th scale Batman collectible figure from Justice League for all DC fans.


Meticulously crafted based on Ben Affleck’s appearance as Batman in Justice League, the movie-accurate collectible figure features two interchangeable heads which include a newly developed head sculpt and a masked head, three interchangeable eye pieces and lower faces capturing Ben Affleck’s facial expressions in the film, newly developed muscular body, a brand-new Batsuit and leather-like cape, a variety of gadgets and a Parademon gun.

This Deluxe Version will exclusively include an elaborated Parademon diorama figure base inspired by Batman’s battling scene with the Parademons!

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Mezco Toyz 1/12th scale Justice League Tactical Suit Batman 6.75-inch (17cm) action figure

Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists newfound ally Diana Prince to face an even greater threat. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to recruit a team, a Justice League, to stand against this newly awakened enemy. Revealed for the first time in Justice League, the figure showcases the never-before-seen Tactical Batsuit with visible upgrades.


The One:12 Collective Tactical Suit Batman has two head portraits and a newly designed, film-accurate tactical suit. Designed for combat, the tactical suit was created to handle combat situations with super powered adversaries, like the immortal Steppenwolf. The One:12 Collective Tactical Suit Batman also comes equipped with 2 pairs of goggles for display in up or down positions, a Parademon rifle, a trio of Batarangs, three grenades, and a grappling gun with three assorted hooks. He also includes a display base with logo and adjustable display post along with a cape clip with posing wires for dramatic displays.

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Threezero 1/6th scale STEALTH VERSION ULTRAMAN 12-inch Collectible Figure

In a recent Ultraman Manga series set forty years after the original series, Shinjiro Hayata seems to possess a strange ability, and it is this ability, along with his father’s, Shin Hayata, that leads Shinjiro to battle the new aliens invading the Earth as the new Ultraman.

Threezero 1/6th scale STEALTH VERSION ULTRAMAN 12-inch Collectible Figure details: 31cm (12.2 inches) tall | Original body with over 40 points of articulation based on his appearance in the ULTRAMAN manga | Exquisitely detailed suit decals, paint application and weathering | Interchangeable Shinjiro head (sculpted by Ryu Oyama) | LED Light-up features: Eyes, Color Timer on chest, Spacium Blade device on arms.


Accessories: Spacium Blade arm blade effect pieces (clear parts) | 4 total pairs of Hands: 1 pair relaxed, 1 pair spread, 1 pair fists, 1 pair Spacium Ray shooting pose.

Requires 8 x AG1 Button Cell Batteries (batteries not included)

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

DARKCROWNTOYS 1/6th “BURNING SOULS” series “Crimson” Cyborg Samurai 12-inch figure

DARKCROWNTOYS is proud to present their 3rd anniversary 1/6th scale original design collectible figure series “Burning Souls” in all new ancient mechanical armor. Incorporating ancient armor, mechanical elements and mystic symbols into the design, the “Burning Souls” series is feast for the eyes that is totally different from other releases.

“Crimson”, the first character in the series, is inspired by the traditional Red Oni (devil) in Japanese culture. The fierce looking head sculpt represents the formability and menace of a Red Oni. Both face mask and body armor are removable to review mechanical details inside. Real fur has been used for the hair to enhance realism and easy for collectors to create different looks as they prefer.


Like all other DARKCROWNTOYS' productions, lots of devilish details goes into the work. And to come with this first release of an all new series, Kevin has included a secret bonus in the box set that lets fans discover for themselves.

DARKCROWNTOYS “BURNING SOULS” series limited edited (365 sets only worldwide) Product specifications: Detailed head sculpt of mechanical interpretation of the Red Oni, with real fur hair | Removable face mask to reveal mechanical details inside | Fully articulated action figure body | 7 interchangeable hands ( 1 pair of weapon holding, 1 pair of fist, 1 pair of flex and 1 pipe holding)

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Sunday, December 3, 2017

Prime 1 Studio Justice League Cyborg Statue

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"Organic and biomechatronic body parts - he's a Cyborg." - Wonder Woman

Sideshow and Prime 1 Studio are proud to present Cyborg from the Justice League film. Victor Stone is a former college athlete and football star. Following a horrible accident, his father was able to save him via the use of a Mother Box that crafted cybernetics onto him. Victor then became known as the superhero Cyborg. He would eventually be recruited by Batman and Wonder Woman to become a member of the Justice League, in order to help defend Earth against the imminent alien invasion of Steppenwolf and his Parademon army.


The Prime 1 Studio Justice League Cyborg Statue features: Size approximately 33.8 inches | LED Light-up function on Head, Plasma Cannons, and Chest | pair of interchangeable arms normal hands | pair of interchangeable arms Plasma cannon hand | alternate exclusive face armor portrait

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Saturday, December 2, 2017

Blitzway 1/6th scale super detailed ECTO-1 Ghostbusters vehicle for 12-inch action figures

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There's something strange in your neighborhood.
Who ya gonna call?

Blitzway is proud to officially unveil the other hero of the Ghostbusters... the ECTO-1! Blitzway has spent countless hours developing an immortal masterpiece that no one has ever seen before. They have studied every facet of this vehicle and have paid attention to every level of detail including accurate dimensions, shape, and structure as evidenced in the 1959 Cadillac.

Precisely and exquisitely designed details of the exterior and interior, along with realistic structures and props of the ECTO-1 can all be seen on this fantastic car. Also featured, is a high-end lighting system and rotating light bar in addition to an embedded digital audio player with siren!

The world's best automobile model of the ECTO-1 measures more than 40 inches in length and sports an unbelievable quality.


The ECTO-1 Ghostbusters 1984 Sixth Scale Vehicle features: Highly Detailed likeness of ECTO-1 from Ghostbusters, 1984 | Highly Detailed likeness of the 1959 Cadillac Miller-Meteor Ambulance | Accurate roof rack and exterior structures | Precise and detailed engine and underside | Realistically designed structures and props | 45 LED Light-up functions on the exterior & interior | Rotating light bars with 2 motors | Siren sound effects | Audio play with USB & micro SD plug-in | 5 Fully functioning doors (open and closed) and bonnet | Interlocking of front wheels and steering wheel | 4 moveable wheels | 1 Movable Stretcher | The vehicle can seat all 4 Ghostbusters figures and it's possible to place up to 4 Proton Packs on the movable Stretcher.
* Ghostbusters Figures & Proton Packs are not included.
* Battery is not included. 8 pcs x AA Batteries are required.

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Friday, December 1, 2017

Kotobukiya Tokyo Comic Con 2017 Previews - Batman: Gotham by Gaslight, Resident Evil Leon

To kick off Tokyo Comic Con 2017 Kotobukiya has been posting a number of exclusive product previews: they include Batman - Gotham by Gaslight ARTFX+ Statue, Resident Evil Vendetta Leon S. Kennedy ARTFX Statue, Resident Evil Vendetta Chris Redfield ARTFX Statue, Captain Marvel Bishoujo Statue, and Red Hood Ikemen Statue.


What caught my eye is the Tokyo Comic Con 2017 Preview: Batman - Gotham by Gaslight ARTFX+ Statue. Gotham by Gaslight is a DC Comics one-shot by Brian Augustyn and Mike Mignola, with inks by P. Craig Russell. Gotham by Gaslight is considered to be the first Elseworlds story, where DC Comics heroes are taken out of their usual setting and put into alternate timelines or realities. As a big fan of Mike Mignola's art style, I collected comic books with his art in them. The subject matter was quite wide ranging: there's an Alien Xenomorph story, Wolverine, Superman etc. Batman has more than one story drawn by Mignola.

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Kotobukiya 1/10th scale Star Wars First Order Stormtrooper Executioner ARTFX+ statue

A specialized soldier responsible for the execution of First Order soldiers that have been sentenced for treason, the First Order Stormtrooper Executioner joins Kotobukiya’s ARTFX+ line of 1/10th scale statues. The statue’s signature black and white costume and laser axe are rendered in high detail. The statue’s feet are embedded with magnets so that you can display it on the special stand alongside your favorite Star Wars characters!


The highly-accurate statue is specially crafted based on the image of Executioner Trooper from Star Wars: The Last Jedi featuring new matte black with glossy white colored helmet and armor design.

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