Hello one and all! We are proud to once again welcome you 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!
Halloween is almost here and there’s something spooky in the air as fall hits the midway point. Lots of great new fall products are hitting the stores as we get ready to head into the holiday season. This week we are taking a look at new items from Super7, NECA, Hot Toys and more, so breathe deep and dive on into the Toy News for the week of October 22nd, 2019!
While we got our first taste of these earlier this year in an SDCC 2019 exclusive box set, this week Super7 has officially released their first full wave of 3.75″ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ReAction Figures!
The previously released SDCC 2019 exclusive box set included the four Turtles (Leonardo, Donatello, Michelangelo, and Raphael), but this wave will offer a different mix of single carded figures on all new cardbacks! The Series 1 of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ReAction Figures includes the Turtles Leonardo and Raphael, plus the dastardly Bebop and Rocksteady! Each figure includes character specific accessories.
Series 1 of the TMNT ReAction Figures from Super7 are available now! You can add the whole wave to your collection for just $18 each.
More Marvel Minimates At Walgreens
Our good friends at Diamond Select Toys have announced their continued partnership with Walgreens stores for several more retailer exclusive waves of Marvel Minimates! Hitting stores now are three new waves of Minimates, with Waves 10 and 11 of Marvel Animated Minimates, and a comic styled wave of ‘Maximum Venom’ themed Minimates! These are all expected to be hitting Walgreens stores as of this week, so be sure to keep an eye out while toy hunting! Check out the full release info from Diamond Select Toys below.
It’s official – new Marvel Animated Minimates have hit Walgreens! More heroes and villains from the Marvel’s Spider-Man, Marvel’s Avengers and Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy are now available as 2-inch Minimates mini-figures, in exclusive designs only available at Walgreens stores!
Series 10 features four two-packs from across the Marvel animated universe, including:
From Marvel’s Avengers: Secret Wars, Crimson Widow with Dracula, and Doctor Strange with Ghost Rider
From Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, Rocket with Adam Warlock
From Marvel’s Spider-Man, Venom with Hammerhead. This is the first Hammerhead Minimate ever made!
Series 11 is hitting simultaneously, with four all-new two-packs. The assortment includes:
From Marvel’s Spider-Man, Superior Spider-Man with Peter Parker, and Spider-Girl with Doctor Octopus;
From Marvel’s Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest, Black Panther with Shuri, and Captain America with Peggy Carter
Plus, Walgreens is also selling two 2-packs based on Marvel’s Spider-Man: Maximum Venom! The assortment includes:
Symbiote Spider-Man with Venomized HulkVenom with Venomized Captain America
Each 2-inch Minimates mini-figures features fully interchangeable parts and comes with a clear display base.
The Scarlet Speedster Heads To 1:6 Scale
Blink and you’ll miss the latest figure announcement from Hot Toys! This week our friends over at Hot Toys released images and info for their beautiful new 1:6th scale figure of Barry Allen, aka The Flash!
This all new 12″ Barry Allen figure sports a costume based on the character’s appearance in the first three seasons of the live action television series where he is the titular character; ‘The Flash’ on The CW. The figure is set to include both masked and unmasked head sculpts based on actor Grant Gustin, although we haven’t gotten a proper look at this unmasked head sculpt yet. He also includes a number of interchangeable chest emblems so you can capture your favorite look for the character from the early seasons of the show. Be sure to check out the full release info from Hot Toys below!
The Flash 1/6th Scale Collectible Figure
“My name is Barry Allen, and I’m the fastest man alive.”
Run, Barry, run. The Flash is sprinting back into popularity at unimaginable speeds thanks to the new television series! After being struck by lightning, the ordinary police investigator Barry Allen wakes up and discovered that he’s been granted the gift of superhuman speed. With the heart of a hero, he becomes The Flash to fight crime and protect the innocent from dastardly rogues.
Celebrating the new season of The Flash television series, today Hot Toys is extremely thrilled to present the fans’ eagerly awaited 1/6th scale The Flash collectible figure from the DC collection!
The highly-detailed figure is sophisticatedly crafted based on the appearance of Grant Gustin as The Flash/Barry Allen in The Flash TV series. Including a newly developed head sculpt with remarkable likeness and a brand new masked head sculpt, finely tailored Flash jumpsuit with yellow accents, several interchangeable chest pieces with Flash’s iconic bolt lightning symbol, a classic Flash helmet, lightning effect accessories attachable to Flash’s body, and a dynamic figure base with specially designed character backdrop.
He is faster than the speed of light! So be sure to pre-order the figure before it’s gone!