21st Feb2018

Wolverine Wednesday EXTRA: Marvel Legends 12″ Wolverine Review

by Ian Wells

This is my first ever toy review, but then again this isn’t a toy. It says on the box ‘Ages 4+’ no way at the price I paid for this I would give it to a four year old. It should be ’30+’. Then again at the height of X-Men the animated series’ popularity I […]

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11th Oct2017

‘Voltron’ toys finally coming to the UK!

by Phil Wheat

If you’re anything like me you’ve been patietly waiting for the new line of Voltron toys, based on the new Netflix series Voltron: Legendary Defender, to hit the UK. Now set to air its THIRD season(!), the toys were originally released in the US to coincide with the debut of the show on Netflix. But […]

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12th May2017

Nerd Buy: Star Wars Mystery Minis

by Phil Wheat

At long last Star Wars comes to the Mystery Mini collection… The series includes Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, C3P-O, Grand Mof Tarkin, Hammerhead, Snaggletooth, Chewbacca, Greedo, Death Trooper, Obi Wan Kenobi, Jawa, Stormtrooper, Ponda Baba, and Darth Vader. Like everything Funko touches, expect this to be HUGE! And no doubt look for many […]

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23rd Feb2017

ToyFair 2017: New LEGO Marvel and DC sets

by Phil Wheat

As seen at New York Toy Fair, here’s images (courtesy of The Brick Fan) of some of LEGO’s upcoming sets from the DC Super Hero Girls, The LEGO Batman Movie and Marvel Super Heroes themes… Harley Quinn Dorm (41236), complete with Harley Quinn Batgirl Secret Bunker (41237), complete with Batgirl and Mad Harriet Lena Luthor […]

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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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25th Jan2017

Nerd Buy: LEGO Brick Headz

by Phil Wheat

Coming this February for LEGO VIP members (March for everyone else), Brick Headz are LEGO’s take on the 8-bit phenonmenon and seem to be a little more than “similar” to Mega Bloks pre-existing KUBROS line, which featured licenses like He-Man, Star Trek, Hellboy, Terminator and more. Based on the LEGO Batman Movie and Marvel Comics, […]

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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 Feb2016

First ‘Captain America: Civil War’ figures hit UK retail

by Phil Wheat

Whilst the film is still a couple of months away, it doesn’t stop the hype for Marvel’s latest movie, Captain America: Civil War, building; and it certainly doesn’t stop toys from hitting ther shelves across the globe – surprisingly, the first wave of Hasbro’s Miniverse figures has just landed at Asda stores across the UK. […]

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07th Jan2016

SPOILER ALERT: Funko Pop! figure offers ‘Civil War’ spoilers

by Phil Wheat

This past week you may have seen some images floating around the interwebs of the new Pop! and Dorbz figures Funko are releasing in the next couple of months for Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War. And whilst a number of sites (including Bleeding Cool) ran images of the Agent 13, Scarlet Witch, Crossbones and Black […]

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09th Nov2015

Nerd Buy: ‘The H8ful Eight’ Funko Pop line

by Phil Wheat

The H8ful Eight is the new eagerly-anticipated Quentin Tarantino film, hitting cinemas in early 2016. Like Django Unchained it is set in the years around the American civil war and sees Tarantino again playing with the conventions of the traditional western. We’re all looking forward to the movie and these new tie-in figures from Funko look […]

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03rd Aug2014

‘MMPR: Legacy Dragon Dagger’ Review

by Phil Wheat

The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Legacy Dragon Dagger is based on the original Green Ranger weapon from 1990s MMPR TV series. 3 key buttons unlock battle sounds; press the mouthpiece to unlock additional Dragon Zord calls and theme song from the show. Order yours here

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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

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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