Classic video games from the 1980s gets the vinyl figure treatment by Funko. This new Mystery Mini series theme is all about Retro Video Games like Pac-Man, Ms. Pac-Man, Frogger, Q*bert and Mega Man. The blind box packaging are made like old school video game arcade cabinets. The series features 12 figures: Centipede, Coily (Q*bert), Dig Dug/Taizo, Frogger, Fygar (Dig Dug), Mega Man, Ms. Pac-Man, Pac-Man, Pookah (Dig Dug), Q*bert, Shadow/Blinky and Speedy/Pinky.
Funko’s popular line of Pop! figures gets some Cowboy Bebop action. One of my all-time favorite animes is Cowboy Bebop. The Pop! Animation line will feature Spike, Jet, Faye and Ed. These figures will drop this December 2016.
Dead Zebra Inc’s popular Android vinyl is back with series 6. The Android Mini Series 06 features 16 designs including 3 rare chase figures. Designs feature artwork from Google, artists like Andrew Bell, Andrea Kang, Colus, Dwaine Morris, Igor Ventura, Jessica Wang, Nathan Jurevicius and Otto Bjornik.
Fans of the Kidrobot TMNT vinyl toys get a Series 2 release. The 3″ vinyl figures features 14 characters to collect including the chase figures. Look to spend $10 bucks for a blind box and a case for around $200 bucks.
Fans of the Cartoon Network shows can now grab their very own 3″ vinyl figure in this Titan Merchandise Cartoon Network TITANS Collection. The 12 figures in the main set include: Samurai Jack, Dexter, Mordecai, Uncle Grandpa, Gumball, Johnny Bravo, Steven Universe, Rigby, Grim, Eduardo, Finn and Deedee.
Fans of Star Wars The Force Awakens who collect figure statues might want to check out this new item exclusive to the Disney Store. This is the Star Wars: The Force Awakens Playset which features a collectible box and 10 statue figures. The figures stand 4″ and made from PVC.
If collecting the Funko/Super 7 ReAction retro-sytle 3.75″ action figure line isn’t your thing, then try Funko’s Legacy line of 6″ figures that has more points articulation, details and accessories. Funko’s Legacy over the past years have featured Magic The Gathering and Game of Thrones action figures, now the Legacy line-up expands to Joss Whedon’s Firefly series, The Rocketeer, The Book of Life and Fantastic Mr. Fox action figures.
If you’re into collecting vinyl big head figures, here’s another set from Hot Toys from the Cosbaby line to watch for. This is the Marvel Avengers Age of Ultron Series 2 Collectible Set. The set features Tony Stark Mark XLIII Armor Version, Ultron Mark I, Iron Man XLV, War Machine Mark II, Ultron Prime, Vision and Black Widow.
Wow, this will be a busy multiplex weekend for me as I hang girlfriends to watch Amy Schumer’s Trainwreck and then with my Marvel fan-girls to catch Ant-Man, which brings me to this cute Hot Toys vinyl toy set, the Ant-Man Cosbaby Set of 3. The set features Ant-Man, Yellowjacket and Ant-Man Black Out Version.
The 2015 Funko DC Comics Mystery Minis are here! The 2.5″ vinyl figures feature popular heroes and villains from the DC Universe. The set of 17 vinyls include commons, rares and the 2 super chase items: The White Lantern Batman and White Lantern.
Somehow I found myself at the mall this past weekend and walked into a Hot Topic store and these 2015 Funko Frozen Mystery Minis caught my attention and credit cards. I bought a couple of blind boxes just to check it out.
Anybody who knows about Dunnies, ‘Droids, or vinyl figures know they are more than just toys and collecting, but also an art form. Artist Zard Apuya combines the love of food and vinyl figures together for his own unique take.
The Android logo is more than a logo for pushing smartphones and stuff! The Android Series 5 is dropping into retail for 2015 with killer designs from Andrew Bell, Gary Ham, Devilrobots and Google, Inc. itself.
When LEGO Friends appeared in retail shelves 2012, it weathered the controversy and has become a successful product line for LEGO. Lots of fans and third-party companies have been making custom LEGO minifigures, but not many have done customization of the LEGO Friends mini-dolls. Now, hopefully that’s about to change. LEGO fan JustJon works on customizing Friends mini-dolls.
In Singapore 7-Eleven stores are selling exclusive limited run of Heroes & Friends Unite. The set of 8 figures features Marvel characters: Captain America, Iron Man, Hulk and Spiderman; the Disney/Pixar characters are: Scully & Mike from Monsters Inc, and Woody & Buzz Lightyear from Toy Story. The toy promotion runs until April 22, 2014.
Dropping at Kidrobot stores now are these 6 custom Munny figures by custom toy artist J★RYU and super cosplayer VampyBitMe. These Munny figures stand 18″ tall and Halloween scary. These Munny figures are for the pricey toy collector since they are around $3,000.00USD each. Yikes.
We got a sneak preview of this Android Series 4 set of figures @ 2013 New York Comic-Con a few weeks back. Now this collectible vinyl set is ready to drop these next few weeks at your local geek shop or online store.
Curated by artist and dunny fan Big C, the custom Dunny event took place at Kidrobot SF.
I still remember that feeling of saving up all my quarters for the week and rushing to my local 7-Eleven store where they would have video game arcades like Space Harrier, Daytona USA, Thunder Blade, Operation Wolf, Afterburner and of course Capcom’s Street Fighter! Those were the days, but let’s move on … Kidrobot’s first Street Fighter 3″ vinyl figures were super popular and now it’s back with a Series II.
Yesterday was the release of Kidrobot’s Street Fighter Series 2 vinyl figures and our Ramen team was at the Release Party to cover the event. We had a blast trading, buying, playing Street Fighter and just having fun talking about geeky toys in general.
Big Bang Theory fans will want to get their hands on these cute little 2.5″ figures from Funko’s Mystery Mini lineup. You can buy the single blind boxes or a full box of 24 packs. And of course, there will be various variant figures and chase figures.