As regular readers of this website will know I very occasionally featured brand new action figure releases if they are of particular interest to vintage collectors. With my tickets for the first screening in Rome, Italy of JJ Abrams' Star Wars reboot The Force Awakens already purchased for tomorrow, I thought I'd join in with the global buzz with a closer look at this astoundingly good 12 inch figure of everybody's favourite droid C-3PO. … [Read more...]
Stunning DX Series Sixth Scale Figure of Michael Keaton as Batman!
As regular readers will know I'll occasionally feature a modern action figure if it has a vintage theme or if it's just so darn good that I can't let it pass! And once again, it's the team at Sideshow Collectibles and Hot Toys to pique my interest with this stunning Michael Keaton as Batman in Tim Burton's 1989 movie sixth scale figure. Action figures don't come more movie-accurate than this high-end Batman collectible, and with the Parallel Eyeball Rolling System (PERS) be prepared to be … [Read more...]
Jack Nicholson as The Joker by Hot Toys!
Those masters of the movie-likeness Hot Toys and Sideshow Collectibles have created another spitting image 12-inch action figure that is sure to become a highly sought after collectors' piece amongst Batman fans and admirers of Tim Burton's vision of one of DC Comics' most enduring superheroes - Jack Nicholson as The Joker from the dazzling 1989 Batman movie! Released as part of the DeluXe (DX) Hot Toys Movie Masterpiece Series, this 1:6th scale action figure boasts a highly detailed head … [Read more...]
Chris Evans as Captain America by Hot Toys!
Well, it looks like Hot Toys and Sideshow Collectibles have done it again folks...just when you thought their movie likenesses couldn't get any better, they have upped the ante once more with a brand new and highly collectible Captain America 12-inch action figure specially crafted on the image of Chris Evans as he appears in this summer's hotly anticipated Marvel Comics blockbuster Captain America: The First Avenger movie. Whether you specialise in vintage action figures or modern collectibles, … [Read more...]
Pre-Order Christopher Reeve as Superman by Hot Toys!
As regular readers of this blog will know, I take a very occasional look at a brand new action figure release if it's likely to be of interest to vintage collectors...or if I'm so excited about a figure that I can't wait to spread the word about it! I mean, seriously folks, who could resist mentioning this Superman 12-inch Figure from the 1978 classic superhero film Superman that Sideshow Collectibles and Hot Toys have just revealed to the world? With a stunning movie-accurate hand-painted … [Read more...]
Pre-Order Bruce Lee in ‘Enter the Dragon’ by Hot Toys!
If you're a Bruce Lee fan and action figure collector you'll certainly be aware that 2010 marks the 70th anniversary of the birth of the martial arts superstar who was born on 27 November, 1940. To celebrate the occasion this stunning action figure will be released in the autumn from Hot Toys featuring the actor as he appeared in his final film role as Lee in Enter the Dragon. The 12-inch action figure body has an awesome 30 points of articulation and is also equipped with masses of accessories, … [Read more...]
Lon Chaney Jr. – The original Wolf Man!
With Benicio del Toro currently starring in The Wolfman movie as the latest in a long line of cinematographic lycanthropes, I thought this would be a an excellent excuse to take a look back at the greatest Wolf Man of them all – Lon Chaney Jr. I saw this Universal Studios Monsters action figure in the window of a second-hand store recently and could scarcely believe my eyes - although I'd known about this Sideshow Collectibles figure for years, it had sold out very quickly soon after release … [Read more...]