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Suddenly it appeared, as if with no explanation at all. What was it? Why it’s an all new Toy News Tuesday! We’re the one weekly column right here on ScienceFiction.com where we seek out all of the awesome news you need to know about any announcements and cool happenings in the toy industry and put them all in one easy to find place for you! While there were a few nuggets of other information out there for us this week, we are heavily (i.e.- almost completely) focusing this week’s attention on all of the fantastic ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ collectibles that have just been announced! You’ll find all this and more, in the Toy News for the week of September 6th, 2016!


THUNDERCATS! HOOOOO-LD ON!

As if they hadn’t already done enough by cancelling the upcoming ‘Thundercats Classics’ line before it even began to ship out, Matty Collector sent out an email to all subscribers this week to inform them that their first figure, Lion-o, would be delayed. The email itself was fairly vague, stating that they expect Lion-O to ship before the end of the month still (as he was supposed to ship the first week in September originally), leaving fans completely unsure of when they can expect their subscription orders to arrive.

Lion-O™ will be delayed

ThunderCats™ Ho! Welcome Club Third Earth subscribers. We’re very excited about the new ThunderCats™ lineup! Your first subscription figure is coming later this month, and we want to make sure you receive every shipment.

If your shipping address, email address or billing information has changed since you signed up for your 2016 ThunderCats subscription, please call Customer Service at 1-877-GO-MATTY no later than September 11th, 2016 to update your information.

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Due to unforeseen shipping circumstances beyond our control, the first subscription figure, Lion-O™, will be arriving just a little later than planned. (We blame it on the TSA – ThunderCats™ Security Administration.) But you won’t have to wait long… we expect Lion-O™ to start shipping at the end of September.

We’ll do everything in our power to get your order shipped as quickly as possible once Lion-O™ arrives!

If you have any questions or need help with something else, just give us a call at 877-GO-MATTY FREE or email us at MattyCollector.CS@digitalriver.com

Thanks for being a MattyCollector.com customer!

This comes as a kick to the proverbial teeth as this line is already announced as ‘dead on arrival’ with the shuttering of Mattel’s Matty Collector department at the end of this year bringing an end to this line. Some people are holding out hope that the team at Super7 will be able to keep the ‘Thundercats Classics’ line going the same way they are going to be continuing Mattel’s ‘Masters Of The Universe Classics’ line going after Matty Collector ends, but only time will tell.

Hasbro Reveals ‘Rogue One’ Plans

With the films release just a few months away, the hype train around ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ is building up speed! This week Hasbro revealed their full line of ‘Rogue One’ merchandise that fans can look forward to in stores this fall! Many of these new items will be released on ‘Force Friday 2016’ which is September 30th! Check out the full rundown from Hasbro below-

STAR WARS 12-INCH FIGURE Assortment
(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $9.99/Available: Fall 2016)
Recreate the mission to steal the plans for the Death Star in 12-inch scale! Choose between new heroes and villains from ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY such as JYN ERSO, CAPTAIN CASSIAN ANDOR, IMPERIAL DEATH TROOPER, DARTH VADER, and more. Each 12-inch figure features five points of articulation and an accessory. Each figure sold separately. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

 

STAR WARS 12-INCH InteracTech Imperial Stormtrooper Figure
(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $29.99/Available: Fall 2016)
Experience The Galaxy’s most iconic soldier like never before with the 12-inch InteracTech Imperial Stormtrooper figure that responds to how you play! With more than 65 light and sound effects and accelerometer, this stormtrooper is ready for almost anything. March him into battle and listen as the InteracTech Imperial Stormtrooper leads the charge with unique sounds and phrases. Use the stormtrooper’s battle accessories to switch between blasting and flight mode. Get up close and personal with hand-to-hand combat sounds, or blast at the Rebels with a flick of the wrist. Or strap on the jetpack to unlock a library of sounds. And if the Rebels get the better of him, the InteracTech Imperial Stormtrooper yells out in defeat when falling! With these features and more, the InteracTech Imperial Stormtrooper surprises and brings your STAR WARS stories to life like never before. Includes 12-inch InteracTech Imperial Stormtrooper figure, jetpack, and blaster. Features more than 65 light and sound effects. Requires 2 AA batteries, included. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

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ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY RAPID FIRE IMPERIAL AT-ACT Playset
(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $299.99/Available: Fall 2016)
Lead the charge against the Rebel Alliance with the 3.75-inch scale RAPID FIRE IMPERIAL AT-ACT Playset! The AT-ACT can be controlled by remote or smart device, and actually moves its head and authentically walks into battle. Features an armored cargo and cockpit that can transport multiple figures. Open up the playset to unload cargo and send Stormtroopers into battle. This powerful vehicle features rapid-fire NERF dart cannons and comes with 3.75-inch JYN ERSO, exclusive C2-B5, and exclusive IMPERIAL AT-ACT DRIVER figures. Includes one vehicle and three figures. Requires 4 1.5v D batteries, not included. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

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ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY 3.75-INCH REBEL U-WING FIGHTER Vehicle
(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $49.99/Available: Fall 2016)
Fly into battle with the 3.75-inch scale REBEL U-WING FIGHTER and its heroic pilot CAPTAIN CASSIAN ANDOR! This Rebel starship features NERF dart firing cannons and adjustable wings to switch between flight and battle action modes. Includes vehicle, figure, and 2 NERF darts. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

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ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY 3.75-INCH TIE STRIKER Vehicle
(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $39.99/Available: Fall 2016)
Chase down Rebel starships with the 3.75-inch scale IMPERIAL TIE STRIKER piloted by the Empire’s best IMPERIAL TIE FIGHTER PILOT! Recreate epic battle scenes from ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY with a NERF dart firing canon. Includes vehicle, figure, and 2 NERF darts. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

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ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY IMPERIAL DEATH TROOPER VOICE CHANGER MASK
(Ages 5 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $34.99/Available: Fall 2016)
Pretend to battle as an IMPERIAL DEATH TROOPER with this electronic mask that changes your voice with the push of a button! Recreate favorite scenes from ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY and enforce the order of the Galactic Empire with the dark-gleamed mask of these ominous soldiers. Requires 3 1.5V AA batteries, included. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

 

ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY NERF GlowStrike JYN ERSO DELUXE Blaster
(Ages 6 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $49.99/Available: Fall 2016)
Charge into battle with the ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY NERF JYN ERSO DELUXE Blaster! This blaster features laser blast sound effects and GlowStrike technology that make it look and sound just like the blasters from the film. Rebels can attack opponents from up to 65 feet away and battle into the night with the blaster’s light effects and glow-in-the-dark darts. Includes 6-dart clip and 6 Elite GlowStrike darts. Requires 4 AA batteries, included. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

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ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY NERF GlowStrike CAPTAIN CASSIAN ANDOR Blaster
(Ages 6 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Fall 2016)
Fight alongside the Rebels with the ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY NERF CAPTAIN CASSIAN ANDOR Blaster! Featuring GlowStrike technology light effects and glow-in-the-dark darts, missions won’t have to end when the sun goes down. This front-load, single-shot blaster will have Stormtroopers running for cover! Includes 3 Elite GlowStrike darts. Requires 3 AAA batteries, included. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

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ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY NERF GlowStrike IMPERIAL DEATH TROOPER DELUXE Blaster
(Ages 6 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $34.99/Available: Fall 2016)
Choose the Dark Side with this ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY NERF IMPERIAL DEATH TROOPER DELUXE Blaster! GlowStrike technology light effects and glow-in-the-dark darts are perfect for sneak attacks against the Rebel Alliance. Pump-action blasting fires 3 darts in a row, making sure opposing forces don’t stand a chance against the Empire. Includes 3 Elite GlowStrike darts. Requires 3 AAA batteries, included. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

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STAR WARS 3.75-INCH FIGURE Assortment
(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $7.99/Available: Fall 2016)
Enter the world of STAR WARS and launch into action and adventure! Each 3.75-inch figure features five points of articulation and comes with their iconic battle accessories. Characters include heroes and villains from ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY such as JYN ERSO, K-2SO, IMPERIAL GROUND CREW, and IMPERIAL STORMTROOPER, STAR WARS REBELS characters including KANAN JARRUS (Stormtrooper Disguise) and SABINE WREN, and KYLO REN and REY (JAKKU) from STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS. Each figure sold separately. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

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STAR WARS 3.75-INCH DELUXE FIGURE 2-PACK Assortment
(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $14.99/Available: Fall 2016)
Pick a side in the galactic battle between good and evil! Choose between the IMPERIAL DEATH TROOPER and REBEL COMMANDO PAO or the SCARIF STORMTROOPER and MOROFF from ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY, or relive the events from STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS with POE DAMERON and the FIRST ORDER SNOWTROOPER. Each 3.75-INCH DELUXE FIGURE 2-PACK comes with 2 figures and multiple accessories, including a dual-projectile launcher. Each pack sold separately. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

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ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY MICRO MACHINES DEATH STAR Playset
(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $49.99/Available: Fall 2016)
Twist open the DEATH STAR to reveal an amazing 360 degrees of play featuring three exciting battle zones from ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY. Bring the adventure to life with JYN ERSO (Jedha) and IMPERIAL DEATH TROOPER figures, an IMPERIAL AT-AT WALKER, KRENNIC’s IMPERIAL SHUTTLE, and an IMPERIAL CARGO SHUTTLE. Includes 2 exclusive Micro figures and 3 Micro vehicles. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

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STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES IMPERIAL STORMTROOPER ELECTRONIC VOICE CHANGER HELMET
(Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $79.99/Available: Fall 2016)
Imagine being a loyal soldier for the Galactic Empire with the push of a button! Disguise your voice like an IMPERIAL STORMTROOPER from ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY with this authentic and highly-detailed electronic helmet from the STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES collection. Requires 3 1.5V AA alkaline batteries, not included. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

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STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES 6-Inch Figure Assortment
(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Fall 2016)
Bring home the adventure from ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY in impressive detail with STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES figures. Each 6-inch scale figure features extensive articulation and realistic character design for the ultimate collector. Characters include JYN ERSO, CAPTAIN CASSIAN ANDOR, K-2SO, IMPERIAL DEATH TROOPER, DIRECTOR
KRENNIC, SCARIF STORMTROOPER SQUAD LEADER, and more. Each figure sold separately. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

 

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Jyn Erso, K-2SO, & Captain Cassian Andor

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Scarif Stormtrooper & Director Krennic

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Captain Cassian Andor (variant figure, possible Target exclusive)

 

Jakks Is Big On ‘Rogue One’

The team at Jakks Pacific is throwing their hat into the ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ ring as well with their new ‘Rogue One’ waves of ‘Big Figs’ action figures! These figures are in a larger 20″ and 31″ scale, so they’re a bit bigger than most of the offerings from other companies producing ‘Rogue One’ figures.

In their 20 inch line fans can look forward to Jyn Erso, K-2SO, an Imperial Stormtrooper, and the new Imperial Deathtrooper!

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For the even bigger 31″ scale, we can look forward to an Imperial Death Trooper, K-2SO, and an Imperial Stormtrooper! Hopefulyl we also see Jyn Erso join this scale as well, but only time will tell! These are all due in stores on ‘Force Friday 2016’ September 30th.

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Time To Build A Rebelion

Much like everyone else this week, LEGO has also announced most of their new products for the upcoming ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ line! The best aprt about LEGO is that they let you rebuild the entire world however you want, and now you can explore your imagination in the world of ‘Rogue One’! Here’s the full rundown from LEGO-

75156 – Krennic’s Imperial Shuttle

When a tough transport ship is needed, Krennic’s Imperial Shuttle is the perfect choice. Put him into the pilot seat, open out the thick-armor plating and seat the Death Troopers. Lower the ramp and check the blasters are secured, then arm the spring-loaded shooters and seal the hull for takeoff. Raise the landing skids, lower the wings for flight mode and set off on another dangerous mission!

75156 – Krennic’s Imperial Shuttle

75155 – Rebel U-Wing Fighter™

Open the cockpit and place the U-Wing Pilot in his seat. Fire up the engines and launch into the sky. Keep a lookout below with the transparent window, and when you spot the enemy, fire the front spring-loaded shooters and stud shooters mounted in the side doors. You can even fold the wings back for a bigger model!

75155 – Rebel U-Wing Fighter™

75154 – TIE Striker™

Prepare for launch with the amazing TIE Striker, the Empire’s atmospheric patrol fighter! Open the minifigure cockpit from the top or front and put in the TIE Pilot. Help the Imperial ground crew member put supplies in the rear hold and arm the spring-loaded shooters. Then adjust the huge wings and launch into the skies in search of rebels!

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75153 – AT-ST™ Walker

Go on the hunt for Baze and the Rebel Trooper aboard the All Terrain Scout Transport. Open the top hatch, load up the AT-ST Driver and move the legs to speed into action. When you’ve tracked them down, turn the wheel to rotate the top and prepare to fire the spring-loaded shooters! Can Baze and the trooper escape the advancing AT-ST? That’s for you to decide…

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75152 – Imperial Assault Hovertank™

Help Chirrut battle the Imperial Assault Hovertank as it patrols the streets. This tough urban patrol vehicle has a two-minifigure cockpit and a rotating and elevating turret gun with spring-loaded shooters to target enemies of the Empire. And if the rebel forces hide out of sight, open the storage container, grab the blasters and play out your own mini urban battles!

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75121 – Imperial Death Trooper™

Elite soldiers of the Imperial Intelligence, Death Troopers are the Empire’s most imposing enforcers and bodyguards! Build the trooper, grab the blaster pistol from the holster or fire the blaster rifle with spring-loaded shooter. Then put him in a battle pose and get ready to defend the Empire!

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75120 – K-2SO™

Once an Imperial security droid, K-2SO is now ready to fight for the Rebel Alliance. Build the droid, then push the button to the side to swing each arm or push it straight to swing both at the same time! The powerful K-2SO has the strength and skill to take on the Empire!

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75119 – Sergeant Jyn Erso™

This tough Rebel soldier has everything she needs to take on the Empire. Build the figure, load the blaster rifle, put her in a battle pose and fire the spring-loaded shooter! Then grab the truncheons and turn the wheel to activate the arm-swinging battle function. Jyn Erso is ready to bring the battle to the Empire!

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Hot Toys Goes Rogue

As it always seems to be, if there is a new ‘Star Wars’ movie coming our way, we can look forward to some gorgeous new 1:6th scale ‘Star Wars’ figures from Hot Toys. This years ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ is no exception, as Hot Toys has announced their all new Deathtrooper 1:6th scale figure as their first in their new line for the film! Check out the full release from Hot Toys below-ht deathtrooper

Rogue One – 1/6th scale Death Trooper (Specialist)

Coming this December, the highly anticipated Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will take fans on an all-new epic adventure where a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction during a time of conflict.

Today Hot Toys is thrilled to firstly introduce one of the most striking new troopers from the film – the 1/6th scale Death Trooper (Specialist) collectible figure!

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The highly-accurate collectible figure is specially crafted based on the image of Death Trooper in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. It stands approximately 32.5cm tall featuring a finely crafted black colored armor, helmet with LED light-up function, highly detailed Death Trooper blaster rifle and pistol, and a specially designed figure stand!

Star Wars fans shouldn’t miss the opportunity to have this incredible Death Trooper (Specialist) to jump start your Rogue One: A Star Wars Story collection as this collectible figure will be firstly available on September 30 in selected markets. It is time to #GoRogue!

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Be Excellent In Your Collecting!

There are very few toy companies out there that are producing collectibles quite as excellent and most triumphant as NECA, who are further proving their own bodaciousness with the release of their upcoming retro styled Bill & Ted figures! This week we got our first look at these soon to be released figures in their new packaging, and they look most resplendent! These are due out this fall, along with their pal Rufus who is exclusive the the special edition blu-ray set being released by Shout Factory in September. The full release from NECA is below-

Separately, they are Bill S. Preston, Esquire and Ted “Theodore” Logan. But together they are… the Wyld Stallyns! Or, as they are known in the utopian society of the future, the two “Great Ones.” Catch an encore performance by the band in this most triumphant box set of retro clothed action figures from the classic movie Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure.

Bill and Ted stand 8” tall and feature the likenesses of actors Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves. Each poseable figure wears tailored fabric clothing similar to the iconic toy lines of the 1970s and comes with his own guitar. The deluxe box set packaging has a special surprise – punch out the cardboard inserts and assemble your very own phone booth time machine! Booth measures 9 x 4 x 4” when assembled.

 

NECA Shredd’s The Competition With NYCC Exclusive

After years of people thinking these were never coming after being cancelled nearly a decade ago, NECA has made dreams come true for TMNT collectors everywhere as they lift the curtain on their latest New York Comic COn 2016 exclusive- a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ‘Eastman & Laird Villains’ figure 4-pack! This set includes a classic comic book styled figure of The Shredder, as well as three Foot Soldiers and a ton of weapons for them all! Heres the full rundown from NECA on this amazing new exclusive-

We’re just full of surprises — not only will we be attending New York Comic-Con, we have a VERY radical NYCC exclusive… one that’s been years in the making! If you can’t make it to NYCC, we will make a limited quantity available for pre-order on The NECA Store later this week, and shipping will be offered (to U.S. addresses only).

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Eastman & Laird Villains 4-Pack

Time to kick it old-school style! The villainous figures in this NYCC-exclusive box set are based on the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comic books by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird. This set has been over 8 years in the making, and features brand new figure sculpts and deluxe packaging. Shredder and his Foot Clan minions stand approximately 6” tall and feature over 30 points of articulation, including double knee joints, for dynamic poses. Special paint deco reflects their comic book appearance. The box set is packed with accessories, including swords, bladed weapons, throwing star, Utrom mini-figure and more. The set comes in a gorgeous, display-friendly 5th panel window box that features comic book art!

Details
–Retail: $100
–Limited edition of 3,000

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Pre-Orders Open Thurs, Sept. 8th
This is an especially limited edition set. It will not be available in stores at any point. There are only 2 ways to get it: pre-order on The NECA Store for U.S. shipment only, or get it at our NYCC booth.
Pre-orders will open at 1 PM EST (10 AM PST) on Thursday, Sept. 8th and continue for as long as the limited quantity lasts.

New NECA ‘Alien Versus Predator’ Toys R Us Exclusives

As both NECA’s ‘ALIEN’ and ‘Predator’ lines have been a smashing success, it shouldn’t be a surprise to many that they are producing some equally amazing figures in their ‘Alien Versus Predator’ line. This week NECA revealed plans for their fall lineup of ‘AVP’ figures that are set to be sold exclusively at Toys R Us stores (the line itself is not exclusive, but these ones are!) later this year! Here’s the full rundown from NECA-

Alien vs. Predator – Thermal Vision Warrior Alien (Glow in the Dark)

This glow-in-the-dark version of the Warrior Alien is based on the Alien vs. Predator movie, which pits the deadly Xenomorphs against the galaxy’s most feared hunters! It depicts the creature as it appears in a Predator’s thermal vision… just before he strikes. The Warrior Alien features over 30 points of articulation and a bendable tail, and stands over 9” tall.

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Aliens: Genocide – 7” Scale Concept Figure 2-Pack

Introducing our first concept figures based on the classic Dark Horse comic book mini-series from the early 1990s! This special edition action figure 2-pack includes Dog and “Big Chap” Xenomorph figures painted in an all-new color scheme that hypothesizes their inclusion in the massive civil war that divided the Xenomorph home world. Both figures have over 30 points of articulation and stand over 9” tall. Featuring extendable inner mouths, bendable tails, and decoration that is exclusive to this set and not available anywhere else.

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Alien vs Predator – “Rivalry Reborn” 2-Pack (Battle-Damaged Celtic vs Battle-Damaged Grid Alien)

This special edition action figure 2-pack is based on the Alien vs. Predator movie, which pits the deadly Xenomorphs against the galaxy’s most feared hunters! It includes Battle-Damaged Celtic Predator and Battle-Damaged Grid Alien figures with special deco and accessories for re-enacting their final, fatal battle!

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Standing over 8” tall, Battle-Damaged Celtic Predator features a new damaged mask and blades, as well as a stripped-down armor setup. Battle-Damaged Grid Alien stands over 9” tall and features an extendable inner mouth, as well as a damaged bendable tail with severed tail tip that can be used as a hand-held weapon by Celtic. The set also includes an actual net with drawstring enclosure to ensnare your Xenomorphs! Both figures feature over 30 points of articulation and decoration that is exclusive to this set and not available anywhere else.

 

Mezco Teases NYCC Exclusive You Can’t Unsee

While details are scarce at the moment, this week Mezco posted a teaser image for one of their New York comic Con 2016 offerings for this year, which appears to be a Shadowland Daredevil figure from their One:12 Collective line! Hopefully more information is released soon for this fantastic looking new exclusive!

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The Funko Forecast

Get ready for the Funko Forecast! This is where we’re going to be showcasing all of the cool new announcements and reveals from Funko! With all of the awesome that consistently seems to be flowing out of those guys, it shouldn’t be hard to keep this section alive each and every week!

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Funko Rogue One

In a move that shocked the world (sarcasm), Funko is also producing a bunch of ‘Rogue One’ products! Yeah, we know you all saw this coming, but we wouldn’t be doing our jobs if we didn’t show you all of these awesome new pieces from Funko! We’ve split them up into ‘Commons’ and ‘Exclusives’, so here’s the full ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Funko POP! lineup-

For commons, we’ve got a bunch of the films lead characters like Jyn Erso, Captain Cassian Andor, Chirrut Imwe, Baze Malbus, Director Orson Krennic, Darth Vader, Imperial Death Trooper, Scarif Stormtrooper, K-2SO, and C2-B5!

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Additionally we can expect a ton of retailer exclusives like Hooded Jyn Erso (Hot Topic), Imperial Outfit Jyn Erso (Target), Brown Jacket Captain Cassian Andor (Target), Saw Gerrera (Walmart), Black Chrome Imperial Deathtrooper (Walmart), Bistan (FYE), Striped Scarif Stormtrooper (Walgreens), and Force Choke Darth Vader (Gamestop).

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These are all set to start hitting stores at the end of the month on ‘Force Friday 2016’!

 

New POP! Singles

Occasionally, Funko likes to release a few random POP! Vinyls that are either way late to the party after their line has been released, or just as a standalone POP! without a supporting line behind it! This week we had a few random POP! Vinyls announced that fit this category but not much else. From ‘Captain America: Civil War’ we’ve got a new (SPOILER ALERT) ‘Armless’ Winter Soldier as a Target exclusive to coincide with the upcoming DVD and Blu-Ray release next week! In other lines, we’ve got the new Super Saiyan Vegeta from the ‘Dragon Ball Z’ line, as well as the standalone Elvira POP! Vinyl that has been rumored for a while. These are all heading to stores now!

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More Dead POP! Vinyl Walking

Funko’s line of POP! Vinyls based on the hit AMC zombie drama ‘The Walking Dead’ is set to continue with yet another wave! The latest wave is due out in October and includes fan favorites like Negan, Jesus, Rosita, Daryl, Carl, and Gabriele!

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And with that, we bring this week’s Toy News Tuesday to a close! What do you think about the new items announced this week? Do you plan on picking up anything we mentioned in this week’s column? Are there any lines or brands you’d like to see more coverage of? Let us know in the comments section below!

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Jordan is a Toy Columnist & Staff Writer here at ScienceFiction! Journalist, Musician, Toy Collector, and Overall Awesome Guy! For more on Jordan’s thoughts, toys, and wacky adventures, be sure to follow him on Twitter and Instagram.