24th Jun2020

Fright-Rags and EMCE Toys team for ‘Halloween’ figure collection

by Phil Wheat

Fright-Rags and Fourth Castle Brands’ EMCE Toys have teamed up with Compass International Pictures to create a limited edition Halloween collection of “army men” style figures. The box will contain figures of characters from the film, as well as a larger bonus figure. It marks Fright Rags’ latest expansion into new categories for their horror […]

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15th Jun2020

LEGO announce new Disney Mickey & Minnie buildable models

by Kat Wheat

The LEGO Group have today announced the brand new LEGO Disney Mickey & Minnie buildable models, full to the brim with authentic features that are sure to bring back memories of classic Disney films and trips to Disneyland. This brand new set is perfect for Disney fans looking to re-create the magic again and again, […]

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20th May2020

Funko announce new ‘Marvel Battleworld: Mystery of the Thanostones’ tabletop game

by Phil Wheat

Funko have today officially announced Marvel Battleworld: Mystery of the Thanostones, a micro collectible tabletop gaming system based on the Marvel Universe. Marvel Battleworld: Mystery of the Thanostones is an all-new adventure game that combines micro collectible characters, cards and gaming, allowing kids to battle against Thanos in gameplay unleashed through a Battle Ball. Each […]

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31st Mar2020

LEGO & Universal announce new Fast & Furious set: ‘Dom’s Dodge Charger’

by Phil Wheat

Muscle car lovers and Fast & Furious fans are getting set for the ultimate thrill, as today the LEGO Group and Universal Brand Development revealed the first LEGO set inspired by the high-octane, global blockbuster Fast & Furious franchise: the awesome LEGO Technic Dom’s Dodge Charger. The 1,077-piece replica of fearless street racer Dominic Toretto’s […]

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20th Feb2020

Jazwares reveal new ‘All Elite Wrestling’ figure range

by Phil Wheat

Jazwares have issued a press release and photos for their new collaboration with All Elite Wrestling – the Unrivaled collection of action figures “…featuring Top AEW Talent and Authentic Play & Display Toys and Collectibles Debut at Retail This Year”. Check out the press release and a selection of images below: February 19, 2020 — […]

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01st Oct2019

Hasbro launch 80th Anniversary Marvel Legends Hulk at MCM Comic Con

by Phil Wheat

Hasbro just revealed that the upcoming Marvel Legends 80th Anniversary GREY Hulk figure will available first for sale at MCM Comic Con London 2019 as well as other conventions across Europe before being available to fans in the rest of the world. The Hulk figure will be available to fans at key retailers throughout the […]

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20th May2019

LEGO reveal 3 NASA-inspired sets for Summer!

by Phil Wheat

Soar through the stars this summer with three new exciting new LEGO city galactic sets, inspired by the folks at NASA, that will let you and your kids bring all your space adventures to life! Check out the details below and all three sets launch (pun intended) on June 1st. CITY Satellite Service Mission Includes […]

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13th May2019

Nerd Buy: DC TV Hero TITANS vinyl figures

by Phil Wheat

Titan Merchandise have announced the October 2019 launch of an all-new range of 3″ window-boxed DC TV Hero TITANS vinyl figures! Featuring the companies all-new 3″ Hero TITANS configuration (Titan’s signature detailed photo-realistic head-sculpts coupled with a new, dynamic body-form), DC TV Hero TITANS wave one features leading characters from DC Comics/Warner Bros Entertainment’s wildly […]

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01st May2019

Nerd Buy: Michael J. Fox’s ‘Teen Wolf’ gets a Funko Pop!

by Phil Wheat

I’ve long since stopped buying Funko Pops – in fact I sold a lot of my collection quite recently. But even I, lapsed Pop! fan that I am, cannot resist this latest announcement from the purveyors of plastic, Funko. You see they just had to go and make a pop vinyl of one of my […]

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23rd Oct2018

Target leak reveals LEGO ‘Overwatch’ sets

by Phil Wheat

LEGO recently teased their new partnership with Activision Blizzard for the first in a line of Overwatch sets – announcing that the LEGO Omnic Bastion will be available via the Blizzard Gear Store or on-site at BlizzCon 2018… Well now, thanks to US supermarket Target’s official website we have news of MORE sets and a […]

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31st May2018

Nerd Buy: ‘Gargoyles’ Funko Pop! range

by Phil Wheat

Funko have announced a new range of Pops based on the beloved Disney animated series Gargoyles coming stores in August 2018. Goliath and Demona will also be available as Funko Pop Keychains too! Add the leader of the Wyvern Clan Goliath, the rookery brothers Lexington, Brooklyn and Broadway, the immortal gargoyle Demona, and the gargoyle […]

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09th May2018

Nerd Buy: “Bullet Club” Funko Pops!

by Phil Wheat

Funko have announced the latest addition to their ever-growing Pop! vinyl range – including a reveal that members of wrestling’s Bullet Club are coming to Pop! Yes, you read that right… the Bullet Club! Joining the Pop! line-up are Kenny Omega, Cody and The Young Bucks, who come in in a Pop! 2-pack! The Bullet […]

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09th Mar2018

LEGO reveal new ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Brickheadz

by Phil Wheat

LEGO has revealed the new line of Avengers: Infinity War BrickHeadz, including Iron Man MK50, Thanos, Star-Lord, and Gamora. Whilst the regular LEGO Avengers: Infinity War sets are in stores now, these Brickheadz are set to hit stores next month, alongside the movies release. As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the […]

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07th Mar2018

Pokemon TCG shines in a crowded card game market!

by Kat Wheat

The Pokémon Company International have announced that Pokémon has followed up its record-breaking sales performance in 2016 with continued growth in Europe throughout 2017 for its Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) and toys. According to figures recorded by the NPD Group Toys retail tracking service, Pokémon is the number one Strategic Trading Card Game property […]

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24th Jan2018

Toy Fair 2018: Bandai’s ‘Power Rangers Legacy’ line

by Phil Wheat

Toy Fair is currently taking place in London and whilst the event is filled with plenty of toys and games aimed at kids, there are some aimed at us “bigger” kids – from companies like LEGO, Hasbro and Bandai… Speaking of whom, Bandai were showing off some of the forthcoming Power Rangers items on their […]

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18th Dec2017

Pokemon TCG expansion ‘Sun & Moon – Ultra Prism’ coming in Feb

by Kat Wheat

The Pokémon Company International today announced Sun & Moon – Ultra Prism, a brand-new expansion for the Pokémon Trading Card Game, launching in the UK on 2 February 2018. Echoing the story line from the recently released video games Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon, this latest Pokémon TCG expansion is set in an alternate version […]

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30th Nov2017

New app brings LEGO to life!

by Phil Wheat

Coming out of the LEGO Group’s department that explores the future of play – Creative Play Lab – LEGO AR-Studio is a creative tool that allows children to play with digital versions of some of the most popular LEGO sets, in real-world scenes using augmented reality that mixes them with physical LEGO models -in a […]

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28th Nov2017

Two new figures launched for ‘Lightseekers’

by Kat Wheat

Lightseekers, one of the hottest games this year, which has topped a number of must-have Christmas toy lists, has launched two additional heroes: Zyrus and Boulder. The new smart action figures join Jax and Kora, the Tyrax hero of the Tech Order and the Mari hero of the Storm Order respectively, to take on the […]

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27th Nov2017

Nerd Buy: Funko Pop! Contest of Champions vinyl figures

by Phil Wheat

The mobile fighting game Marvel Contest of Champions is coming to Funko’s Pop! vinyl range. As you assemble your ultimate team of champions you can now have Pop! versions of some of your favorite characters… This series includes King Groot, the mystical Guillotine, Civil Warrior, and Venompool; rounding out the series comes a 15cm version […]

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16th Nov2017

Nerd Buy: ‘Tommy Boy’ Funko Pop! Vinyls

by Phil Wheat

“If at first you don’t succeed, lower your standards.” Originally released in 1995, the cult comedy film Tommy Boy, starring the late Chris Farley alongside David Spade, joins the Funko Pop! vinyl range early next year – with Pops of seven-year college graduate Tommy (Farley) and his dad’s sycophantic assistant Richard (Spade). Tommy Callahan Jr. […]

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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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09th Oct2017

NYCC ’17: Hasbro’s Mighty Muggs are back!

by Phil Wheat

Pre-dating Funko’s oh-so-popular Pop! Vinyl range by a number of years, Mighty Muggs were – at one time – the hottest collectable on the planet. But interest from the mainstream never came and the figures never really took off in the way Pops have. But whilst the franchise was discontinued, it didn’t mean that Mighty […]

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