In Stores From Diamond Select Toys
Once again our friends at Diamond Select Toys have a number of new items hitting the shelves this week, and they’re definitely a few you won’t want to miss! There are new pieces available for fans of both Marvel and DC Comics, plus new ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ collectibles that are sure to be the perfect additions to your collection just in time for both Halloween and Christmas holidays that are coming up soon! Check out the full releases from Diamond Select Toys below!
DC Comic Gallery Superman PVC Diorama
Have you started your Gallery? The popular line of PVC Dioramas from Diamond Select Toys expands into the world of DC Comics, starting with this superior sculpt of the Man of Steel! Sculpted in a 9″ scale, this approximately 9″ statue of Superman features detailed sculpting and paint, and comes packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Shawn Knapp. Sculpted by Joe Menna.
(Item #APR182181, SRP: $45.00)
Marvel Comic Gallery Taco Truck Deadpool PVC Diorama
Deadpool returns to the Marvel Gallery line in style! Unfortunately, his ride got trashed along the way, and Deadpool is posed atop a destroyed taco truck base, sporting bunny slippers and wielding twin finger guns with the safeties off! This all-new sculpt spotlighting the softer side of Deadpool stands approximately 10 inches tall and is made of high-quality PVC with collectible-quality paint applications. Packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Caesar, sculpted by Cortes Studios!
(Item #MAR182429, SRP: $45.00)
Nightmare Before Christmas Silver Anniversary Deluxe Action Figures
A Diamond Select Toys release! Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas is turning 25 this year, and Diamond Select Toys is celebrating with a new line of cloth-costumed, fully poseable action figures! Measuring approximately 10 inches tall, each figure features real fabric outfits, multiple points of articulation and character-specific accessories. Jack comes with a podium, the Mayor comes with a telescope, Pumpkin King Jack comes with a sign and torch, and Sally comes with her oven and cauldron! Each figure comes packaged in a coffin-shaped window box.
Jack Skellington (Item #MAR182411, SRP: $50.00)
The Mayor (Item #MAR182412, SRP: $50.00)
Pumpkin King (Item #MAR182413, SRP: $50.00)
Sally (Item #MAR182414, SRP: $50.00)
NECA Gives A Final Tease At Ahab
Next month NECA’s latest ‘Ultimate’ figure will be coming to their long-running fan favorite 7″ scale ‘Predator’ toy line in the form of the Ultimate Ahab Predator! The Ahab Predator is coming straight out of Dark Horse Comics legendary ‘Alien Vs Predator’ comic book series, and includes an alternative unmasked head, interchangeable hands, a spear, Engineer Gun, removable shoulder cannon, and more! This week we are getting a final teaser image from NECA of the figure in packaging, as well as a full solicitation for the figure. Check out the full release info from NECA below!
This brand-new version of Ahab is based on his appearance in the Dark Horse comics. We’ve given our SDCC 2014 exclusive a massive upgrade, equipping it with the all-new “Ultimate” Predator body which has added articulation in the biceps (bicep swivels), elbows (double elbow joints) and torso, plus an opening gauntlet.
The figure also features new loin armor and skirt, new right gauntlet, new knee armor, fabric cape and all new deco. He’s equipped with brand new accessories too, including an Engineer Gun, Spear, Gauntlet with both 2- and 3-blade configurations, alternate hands, Engineer skull trophy and more!
The Engineer Gun can be held or clipped to the figure’s back. Stands approximately 8″ tall and comes in collector-friendly deluxe window box packaging with opening flap.
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!
Fantastic Funko’s And Where To Find Them
This winter fans of the ‘Harry Potter’ franchise will have the latest film in the series hitting theaters with ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald’! The team at Funko seems to be just as excited about the upcoming film, as they have just announced a number of all new collectibles spanning across quite a few of their toylines to coincide with the film’s release! There will be POP! Keychains, Rock Candy figures, Super Cute Plush, and of course a number of POP! Vinyls.
The main POP! Vinyls line will include a new version of Newt Scamander (including a special Chase variant), plus Dumbledore, Grindelwald, a Thestral, and Pickett! There will also be retailer exclusives including Newt Scamander In Bag (Barnes & Noble exclusive), Newt Scamander with Post Card (Michaels Crafts exclusive), Fwooper (Kohls exclusive), a Mooncalf (Walmart exclusive), and a 10″ super-sized POP! of Niffler (Target exclusive)! Check out the full lineup below!
POP! Vinyls Exclusives
Super Cute Plush (Hot Topic Exclusive)
Smuggler’s Bounty Has Found A Home
A few month’s back, Funko put an abrupt end to all four of their bi-monthly subscription boxes. The four boxes, one based on Marvel, one based on DC Comics, one based on Disney, and one based on Star Wars, had been popular among fans, but ultimately had too many problems for Funko to continue to sell them directly. Not long after ending the subscription service, Funko announced that the ‘Disney Treasures’ box would end up at Hot Topic stores and that the Marvel ‘Collector Corps’ would end up at Amazon, yet gave collectors no word as to where we might see future boxes from the Star Wars ‘Smugglers Bounty’ or DC ‘Legion Of Collectors’! Now Funko has finally answered at least one of those questions, as the Star Wars ‘Smugglers Bounty’ has found a new home at Amazon alongside the Marvel ‘Collectors Corps’!
The first Star Wars ‘Smugglers Bounty’ mystery box is available for pre-order from Amazon now and carries a theme of ‘Cloud City’, so who knows what kind of collectibles the box may contain! Funko usually includes a POP! Vinyl or two, a tee shirt, and a variety of other small items. You can pre-order the new Funko Star Wars ‘Smugglers Bounty’ box from Amazon here!
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!