Fresh out of the oven, 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! If you’re in the U.S., this week we’re prepping to celebrate Thanksgiving this week, and with it, the biggest day of the shopping year with Black Friday! While most of us are prepping for insane shopping deals, others are merely excited about the impending new year and all the new toys that come along with it! This week we’ve got awesome new stuff from NECA, Diamond Select Toys, DC Collectibles, and so many more! There’s so many fantastic new items in the Toy News for the week of November 20th, 2018!
In Stores Now From Diamond Select
Our friends over at Diamond Select Toys are keeping busy as always! They’re more than ready for the upcoming holiday season and have a number of awesome new collectibles hitting the market right now that are sure to be great choices for your holiday wishlist! This week they’ve got new pieces in their Marvel Comics Gallery and Marvel Movie Gallery PVC figure lines, plus new ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ Coffin Dolls and the launch of the new D-Formz line! Check out the full solicits below and hit your favorite local comic shops this week to add these to your collection!
Marvel Comic Gallery Cloak & Dagger PVC Diorama
A Diamond Select Toys release! The Dimorphic Duo shine their light on the Marvel Gallery line! Representing the forces of darkness and light, Cloak and Dagger are the newest PVC diorama to come out of DST, with the lithe figure of Tandy Bowen throwing her light daggers as Tyrone Johnson materializes behind her from the Darkforce Dimension. This 9-inch PVC diorama captures them in their timeless costumes, and comes packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Caesar, and hand-sculpted by Jon Matthews! (Item #JUN182324, SRP: $45.00)
Marvel Comic Gallery Venom PVC Diorama
A Diamond Select Toys release! Can you smell what the Brock is cooking? Peter Parker-hating Eddie Brock reunites with his partner in hate, the alien symbiote, to become Venom once more in the latest Marvel Gallery PVC Diorama! Measuring approximately 9 inches tall, this sculpture depicts Venom mid-merge, with Brock visible under the symbiote, and is made of a high-grade plastic with detailed scupting and paint applications. Diorama comes pakaged in a full-color window box. (Item # MAY182304, SRP: $45.00)
Marvel Movie Gallery Black Panther Version 2 PVC Diorama
A Diamond Select Toys release! How hot is your Gallery? The Black Panther braves the flames to become the newest PVC Diorama in the Marvel Gallery line! Vaulting over the flaming wreckage of a car chase gone bad, T’Challa is sculpted in a 9-inch scale and cast in opaque and translucent plastic for a realistic flame effect. Featuring detailed sculpting and paint details, the diorama comes in a full-color window box. (Item #MAY182305, SRP: $45.00)
Marvel Movie Gallery GOTG Vol. 2 Star-Lord Unmasked PVC Diorama
A Diamond Select Toys release! It’s Star-Lord! Who? You know, Star-Lord? The leader of the Guardians of the Galaxy, comrade of the Avengers, enemy of Thanos and his cohorts? No? Well, this 9” scale PVCdiorama stands approximately 11 inches tall and depicts the space hero rocketing up with his jet-pack, element guns drawn. This exclusive unmasked version features the likeness of actor Chris Pratt, and comes packaged in a full-color window box. Sculpted by Rocco Tartamella! (Item #JUN182326, SRP: $45.00)
Nightmare Before Christmas Deluxe Coffin Dolls
A Diamond Select Toys release! The Coffin Dolls line just got super-sized! Just in time for the 25th anniversary, these two new releases of Jack and Sally from Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas feature new facial expressions and new accessories – a podium for Jack and a cauldron and spoon for Sally! Each 14” scale doll features a real cloth costume and multiple points of articulation, looking like it just stepped off the big screen! Each comes packaged in an oversized coffin-shaped window box. Heads not final.
Podium Jack Doll (Item # MAY182295, SRP: $74.99)
Cauldron Sally Doll (Item # MAY182294, SRP: $74.99)
Pacific Rim D-Formz PVC Figurines Blind Box Asst
Join the Uprising! The new Pacific Rim Uprising movie has introduced the world to new heroic Jaeger robots and new evil Kaiju monsters, and now you can get them all in a tiny, collectible format! Each blind-packaged box contains either a Jaeger or a Kaiju, sculpted in the adorable “chibi” style, including Gipsy Avenger, Saber Athena, Bracer Phoenix and the hideous Raijin! There are 7 different variations to collect! Sculpted by Bigshot Toy Works. A Diamond Select Toys release! (Item #APR182180, SRP: $7.99/ea.)
DC Collectibles Reveals New Artist Alley Pieces At DesignerCon
Fans of DC Collectibles Artists Alley line of vinyl statues will be pleased to hear that DC Collectibles has announced the line is growing with an all new wave based on the work of designer toy artist James Groman at DesignerCon! The name might not jump out at you right away, but Groman is best known for his work designing the ‘MadBalls’ toyline, and is bringing his own horrific gross-out take on fan favorite characters like Batman, The Joker, Killer Croc, and Two-Face to the Artists Alley line!
Each figure in the line is both designed and sculpted by James Groman, based on a 7″ scale. These vinyl figures will each be limited to 3000 pieces when they release in October 2019 for an anticipated $65 each. Check out the images below!
BatmanThe JokerKiller CrocTwo-Face