About Jordan DesJardins

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Jordan DesJardins is a writer hailing from Northeast Philadelphia with a passion for the collectible! Jordan is ScienceFiction.com's resident 'Toy Guru', covering Toy News and Reviews, as well as writing our weekly column 'Toy News Tuesday'. As an avid collector of both Toys and Comics, Jordan can often be seen at comic conventions, or scouring the city for the latest Minimates and Funko Pops to hit the shelves!
Favorites: Minimates, Mallrats, Guardians of the Galaxy, Funko, The Legend Of Zelda, Transformers, Teen Titans, Robin, Red Robin, The Red Hood, Nightwing, Batman, Green Lantern, Larfleeze, Daredevil, Supernatural, Captain America, Action Figures, Hellboy, Doctor Who, Torchwood, Power Rangers, Iron Man, Jaws, ALIENS, Community, Kevin Smith
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Jordan DesJardins

  • Toy News Tuesday: What Year Is It?!

    Posted Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4
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    Don’t look now, but 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! […]

  • Toy News Tuesday: A New Kind Of Hero

    Posted Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    Aaaaand we’re BACK! That’s right, 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 […]

  • Toy Fair 2016: Mattel DC Universe

    Posted Wednesday, February 24th, 2016 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    It’s being said that 2016 is the year of redemption, and one perfect example of that is Mattel and their DC Universe action figure offerings! Mattel has held the DC toy license for years, and while they have done some amazing stuff during that time, the line itself has definitely seen a severe drop off […]

  • Toy Fair 2016: Quantum Mechanix

    Posted Wednesday, February 24th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4
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    While you may not recognize the name Quantum Mechanix just yet, we promise that it’s a brand you’re going to want to start following very closely by the time you’re done reading this here today! Quantum Mechanix has been gradually picking up steam and making a name for themselves by producing  high-end collectibles from some […]

  • Toy Fair 2016: Minimates Galore!

    Posted Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    There are very few toylines that are as versatile and adaptive as Diamond Select Toys ‘Minimates’ line! The line began as a series of 3″ figures back in 2002 and has gone through a number of changes over the years, but whether it was the scale (which currently resides at 2″ since around 2003), the […]

  • Toy Fair 2016: Marvel Minimates

    Posted Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4
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    Since the Minimates brand itself first launched way back in 2002, there have been very few Minimates lines that have had as much staying power as Marvel. Actually, Marvel is currently the only brand of Minimates with any kind of tenure even close to itself! The first Marvel Minimates were some of the earliest 2″ […]

  • Toy Fair 2016: Dark Horse Deluxe

    Posted Monday, February 22nd, 2016 04:15 pm GMT -4
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    While most of you recognize the name Dark Horse for the incredible amount of comic book titles they publish every week as one of the largest publishers in the comic industry, what many of you may have missed is that Dark Horse has their very own in house collectibles division! This division, dubbed ‘Dark Horse […]

  • Toy Fair 2016: Mezco Toys Odds & Ends

    Posted Monday, February 22nd, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4
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    The team at Mezco really blew us away this year with their big reveals in their One:12 Collective line, but what about everything else? Mezco had quite a few awesome new items on display at New York Toy Fair 2016 from across their entire product line! Mezco has a number of great licenses under their […]

  • Toy Fair 2016: Mattel Gets Master Chief’s Master License

    Posted Monday, February 22nd, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4
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    While New York Toy Fair 2016 has been an overall big year for new toy and licensing announcements, perhaps none is quite as big as the reveal that the team over at Mattel have signed a deal with Microsoft to obtain the ‘Halo’ brands master toy license! This means that Mattel will handle the exclusive […]

  • Toy Fair 2016: Hasbro Star Wars

    Posted Sunday, February 21st, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    In just a few short weeks, ‘Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens‘ has shattered box office records and reestablished the ‘Star Wars’ brand as a formidable marketing force to be reckoned with once more! Hasbro’s ongoing ‘Star Wars’ toylines have certainly been benefiting from the recent boost of life breathed into the franchise, and […]

  • Toy Fair 2016: Hasbro Marvel Legends 6″

    Posted Sunday, February 21st, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    The Marvel Legends line has long been a fan favorite toyline among collectors. Over the last few years, we’ve seen the line grow and improve upon itself with each new wave of figures, often seeing several new waves of figures hit at once! This week at New York Toy Fair 2016, Hasbro announced that we’ve […]

  • Toy Fair 2016: ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’

    Posted Saturday, February 20th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    “We’ve had twenty years to prepare for this… so have they!” With that tagline, the general premise of the long awaited sequel to 1996′s ‘Independence Day’ hits us like a ton of bricks and instills us with a certain dread of what may be to come. The first teaser trailer hit a few weeks back, […]

  • Toy Fair 2016: DST View Askew

    Posted Saturday, February 20th, 2016 04:30 pm GMT -4
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    Since the premiere of his first film, the world of writer/director Kevin Smith has long been associated heavily with the geek community. His films are known for being heavily laden with both comic book and geeky movie references, so it seemed like it was only a matter of time before we got some really amazing […]

  • Toy Fair 2016: Super7 ReAction

    Posted Saturday, February 20th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    If you’ve been scouring the toy aisles over the last year or so, you’ve undoubtedly seen the ReAction figure line from Super7 and Funko as it quickly took the market by storm! The ReAction line is a series of figures based on various licensed brands and properties, stylized to look like they were made in […]

  • Toy Fair 2016: Hasbro Has Big Plans For Marvel Legends

    Posted Saturday, February 20th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4
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      Since taking over the ‘Marvel Legends’ brand a few years back, Hasbro has really taken things to the next level in terms of high quality sculpts, in demand characters, massive articulation, and even multiple scales for people to collect! While both the 6″ scale and 3.74″ scale have plenty of fans, Hasbro is starting […]