Super7 Has The Power!
This week at Power-con 2018 (the massive annual ‘Masters Of The Universe’ convention) the team at Super7 has announced the next wave of figures coming our way in their popular ‘Masters Of The Universe Vintage Collection’ line of 5.5″ scale figures. These figures are made to be a bit more in line with the original ‘Masters Of The Universe’ figures from back in the 80’s, but stylized to look even more like they are the characters from the hit animated series! New figures announced include Teela, Beast Man, Eldor, He-Ro, Man-At-Arms, and Robot He-Man! Check the full release from Super7 below!
Super7 is proud to present the MOTU Vintage Collection, the original Masters of the Universe action figures re-imagined to match the character designs from the animated cartoon! The Wave 2 Assortment pre-sale is now open.
* The Power of Grayskull Eldor 5.5-inch Vintage Figure comes with the Book of Living Spells.
* The Power of Grayskull He-Ro 5.5-inch Vintage Figure comes with Staff.
* Beast Man 5.5-inch Vintage Figure comes with Whip and Amulet.
* Man-At-Arms 5.5-inch Vintage Figure comes with Club and Laser.
* Robot He-Man 5.5-inch Vintage Figure comes with Sword and Shield.
* Teela 5.5-inch Vintage Figure comes with Sword and Shield.
The final product and packaging may vary from images shown.
The MOTU Vintage Wave 2 Figures all feature a spring loaded mechanism: Turn the waist and they swing back with a punch! The packaging includes a custom character history card with the figure and has new and original art on the back of each card.
The pre-sale window for the 5.5″ Vintage Wave 2 Figures is now open until Monday, September 17th. This is NOT a limited edition release but pre-sales will receive the figures immediately upon arrival from the factory. Visit this link for more details and to order: https://preorder.super7store.com/
By the Power of Grayskull!
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!
Savage! Savage! Savage World! HOOOOO!
Last week we saw our first look at Funko’s new horror-themed ‘Savage World’ figures, and this week they’re expanding the line even further with a new wave based on the classic ‘Thundercats’ franchise! The first wave of Savage World ‘Thundercats’ figures include Lion-o, Mumm-Ra, Panthro, and Slithe! These are due out in October with an anticipated retail price of around $13.
Marvelous New Funko Items
The Marvel hype train never seems to show any signs of slowing down, so it only makes sense that Funko would continue to pump out more and more collectibles based on the popular comic book brand! This week a few new items got announced that you’re definitely going to want to take a look at!
From the Marvel Cinematic Universe, we are getting a special new ‘Movie Moments’ diorama set featuring Captain America versus The Red Skull from ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’! To make things even better, this newly announced piece is already on it’s way to stores now!
Next, we have a number of new holiday-themed Marvel collectibles, with a new wave of holiday Marvel POP! Vinyls and a series of blind-bagged Pint Sized Heroes! We can look forward to new holiday-themed POP! Vinyls of Baby Groot, Spider-Man, The Hulk, and Deadpool coming our way in November. The new wave of holiday Marvel Pint Sized Heroes includes holiday-themed versions of Captain America, Rocket Raccoon, Groot, Thanos, Spider-Man, and Squirrel Girl! These will also be hitting the market in November just in time for the holiday season.
New Funko Retailer Exclusives
As always, Funko has a few new retailer exclusives to announce this week! First up is the ever popular Lord Drakkon from the ‘Mighty Morphin Power Rangers’ line! This new POP! Vinyl is set to be a Previews exclusive, meaning he will only be available to retailers that order from the monthly Previews catalog like most small retailers and comic shops! This piece is limited to just 30,000 units so he is sure to be a figure people are after!
Expanding the popular ‘Harry Potter’ series, Funko has teamed with Books-A-Million to bring us the all-new Seamus Finnigan POP! Vinyl that will be hitting Books-A-Million stores exclusively this fall!
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!