19th Feb2017

Nerd Buy: WWE/TMNT Action Figures – Wave 2!

by Phil Wheat

Revealed at New York Toy Fair, here’s a better look at the forthcoming second wave of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles WWE Ninja Superstars action figures – which are reportedly coming to US retailers everywhere this summer; no news on a UK debut though I expect later in the year… Donatello/Ultimate Warrior Ultimate Warrior Donnie comes […]

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28th Jan2017

Nerd Buy: ‘Spider-Man Homecoming’ action figures

by Phil Wheat

Spider-Man: Homecoming isn’t in cinemas until the Summer, but that doesn’t stop Hasbro from unveiling their action figures tie-ins from the film… Which actually give us a closer look at the films Vulture, played by Michael Keaton, and his outfit. Hasbro’s toy line includes a series of action figures, including Spider-Man in both his Tony […]

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10th Jan2017

Nerd Buy: Funko x Playmobil 6″ figures

by Phil Wheat

Purveyors of fine vinyl toys Funko have partnered with Playmobil to make collectible figures in the Playmobil style, but with that Funko pop culture twist… Yes, we finally have Playmobil based on famous TV and movie characters – including Back to the Future, Turtles, Willy Wonka, Dr. Who and the Ghostbusters! Modelled in the classic […]

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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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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 […]