Iron Maiden Inspired Action Figures Now Available

Iron Maiden mascot Eddie the Head will be the focal point of a new set of figures released by Super 7 in collaboration with Heavy Metal band Iron Maiden.

Usually when metal and action figures are mentioned in the same sentence, one thinks of Chogokin, but these 3.75″ tall figures all feature Eddie as he appears on different Iron Maiden album covers.

The 4 varieties of figures include Aces High Eddie, Killers Eddie, Trooper Eddie and Pharaoh Eddie. The set of four is priced at $60, or individually at $15 per figure.

Via Toy Ark

Alana with Baby Hazel Becomes The Latest Funko Specialty Shop Exclusive

A new Pop! Figure from Funk featuring Saga’s Alana, along with baby Hazel in her arms, is slated to reach specialty store shelves in the Spring.

The Funko Pop! line for Saga was announced in October and will be released in February, 2018.

While not as mainstream as comics released by DC and Marvel, Saga has become one of the best selling independent series currently in print.

Expect pricing to be around $10.

Via Pop Price Guide 

BE@RBRICK Continues Nike Partnership

A tie up between Nike and Medicom has seen the release of a New Nike SB shoe along with matching 100% and 400% BE@RBRICK figures. Entitled Nike SB Dunks Low Elite x Medium Toy, the collaboration is the latest from the two companies, that have been partners for more than 15 years.

Announced by professional skater Theotis Beasley on his Instagram, the shoe was released on Black Friday. Given the prices the shoe is already fetching on eBay, it is safe to say that it no longer is available at retail. Sold separately, expect to pay about $175 for the shoes, and more than $200 for the 100% and 400% BE@RBRICKS.

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Marklin Marks the Holiday with a New Train Car

As it does every year, Marklin has released a Christmas car for the 2017 Holiday Season. The car features a wintery landscape with Santa and his reindeers, as well as the the expression, “Frohe Weihnachten”, which means Merry Christmas in German.

For those running a Marklin train around their Christmas Tree, they may be a good addition to complement their existing rolling stock. Produced in H0 scale, the car is priced at $49.99.

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New LEGO Black Panther Sets Now Available

The first LEGO sets based on the upcoming movie of the same title will be released right at the start of the new year, on January 1st.

The two sets include Royal Talon Fighter Attack – 76100 (pictured below), priced at $29.99 and Rhino Face-Off by the Mine – 76099 (pictured above), priced at $19.99.

Rhino Face-Off by the Mine includes 229 pieces and figures of Black Panther, Okoye, and Killmonger, while Royal Talon Fighter Attack has 358 pieces and figures of Black Panther, Nakia, Killmonger, and Klaue.

The latest addition to the Marvel cinematic universe, Black Panther, will be released on February, 16th.

Via The Brothers Brick

Get Ready For the Care Bear Stare

With the 35th anniversary of the Care Bears upon on us, KidRobot has released a new series of 3 inch tall Vinyl figures featuring the characters from the classic 80s cartoon.

Immensely popular in the 80s, the franchise has attempted multiple relaunches throughout the years, with the most recent one being in 2012.

The series will feature 16 different Care Bear minis, packed in blind boxes, and priced at $9.99 each.

Via Action Figure Insider

Merry Christmas from BE@RBRICK

Medicom plans to mark the upcoming Holiday Season with a new Christmas themed BE@RBRICK. The figure features a stained glass Christmas tree on a solid black background on the front, while the back is translucent with a simple white Christmas tree logo.

Sold as a pair, with one being the standard 100% size (70 mm / 2.8 in) BE@RBRICK, and the other 400% (280 mm / 11 in), the duo will be priced at ¥9,500 (roughly $85)

The figures are a follow up to a 100% figure released last year that featured Christmas Tree themed stained glass artwork.

Via Medicom Toy

New Lord of the Rings Funko Wave out Next Year

A brand new wave of Funko Pop figures and Mystery Minis will be released early next year. Pop! Figures of Merry, Pippin, Gollum, Aragorn and Lurtz will be released in February and March 2018. Also featured in the wave will be a 6 inch tall Treebeard figure, as well as a chase variant of Gollum that features him holding a fish. Invisible Gollum will be exclusive to book retailer Barnes and Noble, while Toys R Us will have dibs on the Aragorn as King Elessar figure.

A Mystery Minis lineup will also be released in February, 2018, featuring figures of  Frodo, Samwise, Merry & Pippin, Aragorn, Gollum, Saruman, Galadriel, among others.

While Pop! figures retail at roughly $10, a Mystery Minis at $6, expect them to be marked up more at retailers like Toys R Us and Entertainment Earth.

Via comicbook

Towers Celebrate Their Birthdays with BE@RBRICK

To mark the 60th and 130th anniversaries of the Tokyo and Eiffel towers, respectively, BE@RBRICK has announced the release of two new figures.

The two figures feature a color scheme that matches the flag of each towers home nation, as well as a black and white imprint of the towers themselves.

Sold as a pair, the set is priced at nearly $60 and available online via French outlet colette, where they have already sold out.

Via Hypebeast

Panthro Gets a New Ride

Everyone’s second favorite ThunderCats character ( after Snarf of course) is getting a new Dorbz vehicle courtesy of Funko.

The ThunderTank – Panthro figure combo is limited to a production run of 3000 and is priced at $25.

A staple of the 1980s Saturday morning cartoon lineup, ThunderCats has retained its popularity over the years as a cult classic.

Via New Toy News