Aloha amigos! Welcome back yet again to 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!
There are just a few weeks of summer left and all seems to be quiet in the toy industry. A lot of companies are already beginning to release some of their great new fall products, plus a few last minute summer additions to some of their most popular lines! This week we have some great new stuff from Diamond Select Toys, NECA, Super7, and more! So what are you waiting for? Dive on into the Toy News for the week of August 13th, 2019 below!
Available Now From Diamond Select Toys
Our good friends at Diamond Select Toys recently gave us the heads up that a number of awesome new items will be hitting store shelves this week! There are quite a few new pieces that you’ll definitely not want to miss, including collectibles from brands like ‘X-Men’, ‘Godzilla’,and ‘Batman’. Several items are even previously solicited Gentle Giant LTD releases that fans have no doubt been waiting to see released for quite some time. While you’ll most likely have pre-ordered several of these to your local comic shop through Previews, you’ll definitely want to check out the full solicitations and images from Diamond Select Toys below!
DC Comic Gallery Deluxe Dark Knight Returns Batman & Robin PVC Diorama
A Diamond Select Toys release! The Dark Knight returns! As seen in the classic Frank Miller mini-series, an older Batman teaches the finer arts of slingshot usage to his newest Robin, Carrie Kelly. This 9-inch-scale Deluxe PVC Diorama measures approximately 8 inches tall, is made of high-grade plastic, and features detailed sculpting and paint details. It comes packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Shawn Knapp, sculpted by Alterton! (Item #MAR192441, SRP: $69.99)
Godzilla Vinimates Vinyl Figures Series 1 – Godzilla 1954
A Diamond Select Toys release! The King of All Monsters is now the King of All Vinimates! Godzilla and Mechagodzilla headline the first series of 4” vinyl figures based on the classic Godzilla films! The black-and-white Godzilla of 1954 is the first to arrive, and it has an articulated neck and tail to customize its pose. It comes packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Barry Bradfield! (Item #MAR192451, SRP: $9.99) COMING SOON: Godzilla 1999 (Item #MAR192452, SRP: $9.99), Mechagodzilla (Item #MAR192453, SRP: $9.99)
Marvel Comic Gallery Dazzler PVC Diorama
A Diamond Select Toys release! Disco never dies! The mutant Dazzler has had a number of looks over the years, but her most famous look is still her disco outfit from 1980. In her silver jumpsuit, the pop starlet has a microphone in one hand and her trademark light effect emanating from the other. And who can forget her roller skates and disco ball necklace? Measuring approximately 9 inches tall, this PVC diorama was sculpted by Alejandro Pereira based on a design by Uriel Caton. Packaged in a full-color window box. (Item #FEB192445, SRP: $49.99)
Marvel Select Psylocke Action Figure
A Diamond Select Toys release! You don’t have to be psychic to know that Marvel Select have been requesting a Psylocke action figure for a long time, and now DST has delivered! Joining the legion of X-Men Select figures, Psylocke measures approximately 7 inches tall and comes packaged in the display-ready Select packaging, with side-panel artwork for shelf reference. Sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios! (Item #FEB192448, SRP: $29.99)
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Marvel Wolverine ’74 Collector’s Gallery Statue
Gentle Giant Ltd. celebrates almost 45 years of Wolverine with the fourth statue in our popular Wolverine Collector’s Gallery series. The 1:8 scale Wolverine ‘74 Collector’s Gallery statue comes with real metal claws, an attitude of “being the best at what he does” and is inspired by the cover art for Old Man Logan Vol. 2 #21. This Collector’s Gallery statue comes on a black, hexagon base with the Wolverine logo, and can fit together alongside the other releases in the Wolverine statue line. The Wolverine ‘74 Collector’s Gallery Statue has been digitally sculpted and hand-painted by the amazing artisans of Gentle Giant Studios and each one comes hand-numbered with a certificate of authenticity. (Item #AUG182642, SRP: $159.99)
Marvel Cyclops Animated Statue
Cyclops is the 19th release in our popular Marvel animated statues and is based on the art from the variant comic book cover of Giant Size Little Marvel AvX issue #1. Cyclops is decked out in his blue and gold X-Men uniform with a cool reflective visor. This adorable X-man is ready to take on your Magneto Marvel Animated Statue (sold separately) in a battle of cuteness! Each animated statue is hand-cast, hand-painted, and hand-numbered with a limited-edition Certificate of Authenticity. (Item #NOV182385, SRP: $64.99)