11th Sep2015

Nerd Buy: Ltd Ed. ‘Syringe’ Freddy Krueger Funko POP!

by Phil Wheat

The Unmasked Freddie Krueger was one of the most desired of this years SDCC figures. Now here comes another Unmasked version and into the bargain he comes complete with Syringe fingers! A brilliant new version of one of our horror faves, this is the Freddy look that briefly appeared in Nightmare on Elm Street 3: […]

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03rd Apr2015

Nerd Buy: Star Trek (60s) Reaction Figures – Wave 2

by Phil Wheat

Star Trek classic gets a 2nd series hot on the heels of the first. All the classic characters in a retro styling familiar to fans of early Kenner Star wars etc. ReAction figures are a dream come true for 3 3/4″ collectors and their retro styling has rapidly produced it’s own modern collector base. This […]

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04th Mar2015

Nerd Buy: ‘The Karate Kid’ ReAction Figures

by Phil Wheat

Back in 1984 it would’ve been hard to predict that The Karate Kid would still be a huge cult film some 30 years later. It appealed both to every kid who ever felt the underdog and the late 70s / early 80s fascination with martial arts… And those kids, now grown up, can relive their […]

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27th Feb2015

Schleich announce DC Comics figurine collection

by Phil Wheat

They were on display at this years London Toyfair (check out our pictures here) but today renowned children’s figurine maker, Schleich have announced they are entering a new heroic era with a collection to impress fans of the Justice League. This new series will deliver collector’s quality pieces at toy prices with ten figures of […]

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24th Feb2015

Nerd Buy: The Rocketeer FUNKO Legacy Action Figure

by Phil Wheat

The Rocketeer remains one of the great Indy comics creations, as well as an example of an under-rated early version of the comic-book movie. Dave Stevens’ inspired creation is still hugely popular with comics fans 33 years after it first appeared (sporting the most beautiful artwork) and 23 years after the movie. And this new […]

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22nd Jan2015

London Toy Fair 2015: In Pictures

by Phil Wheat

Well that’s it, the London Toy Fair is over for another year and it’s time to soak in all the news and reveals that the show brought us – all the while looking forward to Nuremberg and New York Toy Fairs. So what better way to end our coverage with a look at the show […]

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22nd Jan2015

London Toy Fair 2015: LEGO Minecraft wins Editors Choice Award

by Phil Wheat

LEGO Minecraft has been voted Toy of the Show by media visiting Toy Fair in London this week. The Corgi James Bond Aston Martin DB5 from Hornby came in as runner up. Says Angie Tutt, Brand Director, KEGO: We are really proud of Minecraft as it has been built on consumer demand. We asked consumers […]

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20th Jan2015

London Toy Fair 2015: LEGO

by Phil Wheat

Every year at Toy Fair we have the privilege of getting a tour around the ultra-secretive LEGO stand, and this year was no different. Of course secrecy equals no photos, but what I can tell you is that there are some truly awesome sets coming later this year: including a new Scooby Doo line which […]

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20th Jan2015

London Toy Fair 2015: Power Rangers Dino Charge

by Phil Wheat

I’m a huge fan of the Power Rangers franchise, from the original Super Sentai shows to the current Haim Saban produced US series; and whilst we may not cover the series too often here on Nerdly, I can’t help but get excited when the latest series (and the accompanying toy line) is announced. This year the […]

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20th Jan2015

London Toy Fair 2015: Best New Toy Awards

by Phil Wheat

The winners of the Toy Fair Best New Toy Awards were announced for the seventh year this morning at the annual Toy Fair, predicting some of the top new toys for 2015. Winners range from household names such as Hasbro with their Nerf Rebelle Arrow Revolution Bow and LEGO with their Disney Frozen: Elsa’s Sparkling […]

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08th Oct2014

From ‘Power Rangers’ to ‘Pixels’ – New posters/products at BLE 2014

by Phil Wheat

Now in its 16th year, Brand Licensing Europe  – taking place right now at Olympia, London – is billed as the definitive event for the European licensing industry, with over 280 leading brand owners in attendance. So you know what that means – loads of forthcoming movies, TV shows and, in a first for this […]

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23rd May2014

Titan Merch unveil ‘Doctor Who’ Regeneration TITANS Collection

by Phil Wheat

Titan Merchandise have unveiled figures from the upcoming Doctor Who Regeneration Collection TITANS line. This set features every numbered Doctor, including the 12th Doctor, as they look in their first (and in one case last) appearances! Also included in the set is The Doctor’s Wife River Song – “Hello Sweetie!” and there are4 hidden chase figures […]

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14th May2014

Gotta catch ‘em all… Pokemon!

by Kat Wheat

Starts to sing “I wanna be the very best, Like no one ever was, To catch them is my real test, To train them is my cause” Right that enough of that… Over the last couple of weeks there has been a lot of news in the pokemon world. Well in this post I’m going to be covering […]

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26th Mar2014

LEGO Simpsons – The minifigure range in full

by Phil Wheat

Remember that LEGO Simpsons scoop we brought you way back in September? Well by now you’ll have seen the new LEGO Simpsons house, however we now have an official look at the minifigure line. Check out all SIXTEEN minifigures below:

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16th Feb2014

NY Toy Fair 2014: First official images of ‘LEGO Ghostbusters’

by Phil Wheat

It was less than a month ago when LEGO announced that the 30th Anniversary Lego Cuusoo set had been selected to officially go into production, just in time for the franchise’s 30-year anniversary. Featuring the Ecto-1 and minifigure versions of Peter Venkman, Ray Stantz, Egon Spengler and Winston Zeddemore, the LEGO Ghostbusters will make their […]

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15th Feb2014

New LEGO sets reveal more about ‘Star Wars: Rebels’

by Phil Wheat

LEGO has unveiled two new sets for the new animated series Star Wars: Rebels, including the characters such as Zeb Orrellos, Hera Syndulla, Kanan Jarrus and Ezra Bridger – along with two ships: The Ghost and The Phantom. Star Wars Rebels continues the epic tradition of the legendary Star Wars saga with all-new exciting, action-packed […]

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15th Feb2014

First look at Hasbro’s ‘Transformers 4: Age of Extinction’ toyline

by Phil Wheat

Check out the first images from Hasbro’s Transformers 4: Age of Extinction line, featuring both “Cyberverse” and Leader class figures. Loving the Grimlock figure, the rest? Not so much…

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13th Feb2014

First official look at ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ action figures

by Phil Wheat

Check out the official first image of Hasbro’s forthcoming Guardians of the Galaxy Marvel Legends Infinite Series 6-inch action figures which comes via an official poster for this years New York Toy Fair, which is set to be handed out to invited guests during the Hasbro presentation. The poster features 6-inch plastic version of Gamora […]

11th Feb2014

First image of LEGO’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sets

by Phil Wheat

With only a few days until New York Toy Fair 2014, the very first photo of one of LEGO’s Guardians of The Galaxy forthcoming sets has leaked – Set #76021 The Milano Ship Rescue. In the pictures below you can make out at least three minifigures: Gamora piloting the blue and yellow coloured ship, a helmeted […]

11th Feb2014

Funko retire Pop! range items

by Phil Wheat

Funko have announced that they are to retire some of their Pop! range as well as a few of their Wacky Wobbler range. Whilst the items may still be in stock in stores or at online retailers, Funko are to cease production on the following: Star Wars Clone Trooper Pop! Vinyl Figure Elvis Presley 70′s […]

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10th Feb2014

Four new Titan Vinyl Figure waves incoming

by Phil Wheat

Titan’s range of vinyl figures is set to grow ever larger this year with the announcement of another wave of Doctor Who figures (The Geronimo Collection), a wave of Battlestar Galactica 2004 series figures and the soon to be revealed Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Alien Vs Predator figures. Check out concept pics of the […]

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22nd Jan2014

Lego announce ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sets at Toy Fair 2014

by Phil Wheat

With the LEGO Marvel range now becoming a standard (or “evergreen”) LEGO range, the company are moving forward on producing film-specific sets for forthcoming Marvel movies – including the forthcoming space-epic Guardians of the Galaxy. And whilst only licensees were allowed to see the sets at this years London Toy Fair we do know that […]

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