Toy News Roundup: ‘NYCC Reveals’, ‘Horror’ and Import TMNT… Finally
Today is Sunday and it’s time for the 109th edition of the Toy News Roundup. Here we round-up all of the most important toy news of the week from our site, and also link you to any toy news that we didn’t cover. So let’s see what the big toy news was this week, shall we?
COWABUNGA! MEGA BLOKS TMNT COMING SOON
Mega Bloks tweeted out the first image of their upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles mini figures. Look for them as early as January.
GENTLE GIANT DAY; YEP, IT’S A REAL THING
Gentle Giant Day is coming next month! At the event Gentle Giant is going to wrap up the year with a showcase of 4th quarter product, as well as showcase unannounced product for the first time.
SIDESHOW RETURNS TO THEIR HORROR ROOTS
Sideshow Collectibles started with some of the biggest icons in horror, but as time went by they slowly moved away from it. They have now announced that they will be returning to some of their first pieces to improve them with today’s standards in painting, sculpting, and manufacturing.
HASBRO’S MARVEL REVEALS AT NYCC
If you collect Hasbro’s 6-inch Legends, you aren’t going to want to miss what they revealed this weekend at NYCC.
NEW BLACK SERIES FORCE AWAKENS REVEALS
I was surprised at how little was revealed from the Force Awakens at NYCC. Hasbro did have a couple of surprises for their 6-inch line though…
LOTS OF TRANSFORMERS AT NYCC
Transformers appear to have been the main focus for Hasbro at NYCC, as they revealed the most product for that license. Check out all of the new products.
MATTEL HAS A NEW WAL-MART EXCLUSIVE LINE OF BATMAN COLLECTOR FIGURES
Repaint figures, slap an exclusive sticker on them, and you have a brand new line. Who’s ever going to be able to tell the difference, right?
STAR ACE IS MORE THAN JUST HARRY POTTER
Star Ace has been killing it recently with their 12-inch Harry Potter figures. Though, they aren’t just all about Harry Potter, as this weekend they announced the Underworld and Hunger Games licenses.
KOTOBUKIYA’S NYCC CATALOG
With NYCC happening over the weekend, Kotobukiya has released a new catalog of products.
YOU CAN LAUGH, BUT I WON’T
A year after the first release we finally get a comic based Punisher sixth scale figure. Don’t laugh.
One of the biggest surprises of NYCC was Tamashii Nations revealing S.H. Figuarts Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Figures. They are based on their classic 1980’s cartoon appearance.