Justice For Barb
The ‘Stranger Things’ hype train is still going strong as fans eagerly await more news on Season 3 of the hit show! Thankfully the team at McFarlane Toys has some fantastic new ‘Stranger Things’ collectibles on the way to placate our hunger in the meantime. The latest additions to their ‘Stranger Things’ line include a new 7″ scale figure of Barb Holland plus a new 1:1 scale ‘Squeezable’ Pollywog Dartanian! Barb is set to be a Gamestop exclusive figure, while the life-sized Dart will be available at most major retailers that carry collectibles when these hit the market this October! Check out the full release info from McFarlane Toys below!
One of the most iconic niche characters of the hit TV show Stranger Things. Barbara Holland, or Barb as she’s known by the masses is the geeky cautious best friend of Nancy Wheeler that goes missing. One eerie night in 1983, Barb begrudgingly tags along with Nancy to Steve Harrington’s house for a party. Little does she know that there is a demonic creature from another dimension waiting for her in the bottom of the pool.
- Spectacular likeness of Barbara Holland sculpted from images of actress Shannon Purser
- Figure comes with retro Trapper Keeper
- Figure is featured in iconic 80’s blouse and blue jeans in the Netflix Original Series Stranger Things
- Designed with 12+ points of articulation for dynamic posing
- Figure features a stylized Stranger Things branded disk display base and is showcased in retro themed packaging
- This figure is a worldwide GameStop exclusive
The most beloved creature in the hit Netflix TV series Stranger Things, D’artanian, or better known as Dart captivated audiences and formed an unbreakable bond with Dustin Henderson that ultimately saved the lives of Eleven and the rest of the gang. Dart was found in Dustin’s garbage can as a small polliwog on Halloween night and quickly became the star of the show. Dart was named after D’artanian from the Three Musketeers because of his love for the famous chocolate bar.
- Spectacular likeness of Dart at the polliwog stage
- Features lizard like tail and paint that mirrors a slimy monster from the Upside Down
- Jaws open when Dart is squeezed, showing off its iconic mouth and teeth
- Features soft squeezable texture that measure 4 1/2” long and fits perfect in the palm of the hand
- Dart squeezable comes in a 24 count PDQ for easy display
The Truth Has Arrived
A few weeks back we told you that ThreeZero had posted a teaser image for an all new 1:6th scale ‘X-Files figure of Agent Dana Scully! Thankfully for us, it didn’t take too long before more information came out about the upcoming figure, and now we have the full release info from ThreeZero themselves! Pre-orders on the new 1:6th scale figure should begin soon, with both a standard and deluxe edition (although the only difference is that the deluxe edition includes a trench coat accessory). Check out the full release from ThreeZero below!
Today we are pleased to announce the details for The X-Files 1/6 Agent Scully collectible figure. This figure will be available for pre-order at www.threezerohk.com for limited time only, starting from May 3rd, 09:00AM Hong Kong time; available for $168 USD / 1310 HKD. In addition, we will also offer a deluxe edition, which includes a trench coat accessory for $180 USD / 1400 HKD. As always, worldwide shipping is included in both prices.
Highly detailed figure featuring life-like realism that is crafted with the authentic likeness of the FBI Agent Dana Scully as portrayed by Gillian Anderson in the ‘The X-Files’ television series.
1/6th scale Agent Dana Scully collectible details:
- 11” (~28cm) tall, articulated figure
- Black 2-piece suit (coat and slacks).
- Formal shirt
- Black pencil skirt
- Black pumps
Accessories & weapons
- FBI IDs
- Pistol (SIG-Sauer P228)
- Pistol holster
- Cellular phone
- One pair of fists
- One pair relaxed
- Right hand for gripping pistols
- Right hand for holding cellular phone & flashlight
Deluxe edition accessory:
- Trench coat
Final product may vary from prototype images.
“I Guess We’re Both Using Guns Now”
While everyone is all caught up in the commotion surrounding ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ (which is demolishing most box office records as you’re reading this) , Hot Toys is thinking back to the simpler times of last summer and ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2’ with their latest figure reveal, an all new 1:6th scale Gamora figure! This figure is based on her appearance in last summer’s smash hit and includes a number of film specific accessories including a flightpack, removable coat, and even a bonus Baby Groot figure with a bomb! Check out the full release from Hot Toys below!
“Can we put the bickering on hold until we survive this massive space battle?” When Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 by Marvel Studios swept the globe last year with great success, and the movie characters have all gained tremendous popularity. As one of the greatest warriors in the universe, Gamora is now her own person who found a purpose and a family. The most dangerous woman in the galaxy has put her skills to a better use, and fans are all excited to see her fighting the Mad Titan Thanos in Marvel Studios’ latest blockbuster!
Today, Hot Toys is very excited to introduce the new 1/6th scale Gamora collectible figure which comes with an array of unique accessories from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2! The new Gamora 1/6th scale collectible figure is expertly crafted based on the image of Zoe Saldana as Gamora in the film. The figure features a newly developed head sculpt with long curly black and purplish-red real fabric hair, a finely detailed costume including a meticulously tailored leather-like coat based on her latest appearance in the MCU, a sword, a folded up sword, and a selection of accessories unique to Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 including a blaster, an interchangeable long sleeve tee, an Aero Rigs armored with chest plate, a miniature Baby Groot holding a bomb and a movie-theme figure stand! Include the new Gamora for a touch of warrior spirit in your great Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 collection today!
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!
The War Rages On
Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ may have only been out for a little over a week, but its continuing on its path of box office decimation! The team at Funko is just as excited about the film as the fans are, and as such has announced a number of new collectibles for their ‘Infinity War’ line that previously may have been considered spoilers!
New items joining Funko’s already massive ‘Infinifty War’ toyline include a Vynl 2-Pack of Thanos and Spiderman, a Funko Shop Exclusive POP! Vinyl of The Stonekeeper (aka Red Skull), retailer exclusive variant POP! Vinyls of Captain America (with Wakandan Shields; Walmart Exclusive) and Spider-Man (with Iron Spider Legs; Target Exclusive)! Last but not least, there is an all new Gamestop Exclusive 6″ Super Sized POP! Vinyl of The Hulk in Hulkbuster Armor! These are all hitting the market straight away, so get out and get to hunting!
The Mystery Minis Strike Back!
The ‘Star Wars’ franchise is as popular as ever, so it should come as no big surprise that Funko has announced another full wave of their popular blindboxed Mystery Minis Vinyl figures based on the hit series! The latest wave is themed around ‘Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back’ and includes so many of your favorites right out of the movie like Luke, Han, Leia, Chewie, Darth Vader, Boba Fett, and so many more!
On top of the standard assortment, there will also be a number of retailer exclusives including Han Solo (Hoth), Bossk, and Snowtrooper at Hot Topic; Leia (Bespin), 4-LOM, and AT-AT Pilot at Gamestop; and finally Luke (Bespin), Zuckuss, and Lobot at Target.
These are all due to hit stores this July!
New Specialty Series Reveals
Each month Funko releases a few new items in their small retailer exclusive Specialty Series line of collectibles to keep things fair with your local comic shops by giving them exclusives you can’t find at big box stores! The two latest additions to the line are a Dorbz Vinyl figure of Marvel’s Squirrel Girl and a POP! Vinyl of Hudson from Disney’s ‘Gargoyles’! This is especially exciting as it’s the first Funko ‘Gargoyles’ item we have seen solicited, meaning the rest likely arent far behind! These are both due out this summer!
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!