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I really want want of these giant Galactus figures that is being sold at the San Diego Comic Con. Would love to have this experience, but alas, I think these things are going to go for megabucks on eBay in two weeks.
When it comes to action figures, there are a few things I want done really well – excellent points of articulation, great sculpt with lots of detail, and something something scaled to size to fit with the other action figures in the line. When it comes to Art Asylum’s Juggernaut figure for the Marvel Select line, I think all my expectations are going to be fulfilled. Hold on. Why do they always say that about the Juggernaut? I mean, am I wrong or do they not find a way to stop him EVERY TIME? Seems to me he gets stopped
Art Asylum has posted a series of in progress shots of the upcoming War Machine figure based on the upcoming Iron Man 2 movie.Â Polished up, the figure looks good, and will go nicely with the iron Man Mark IV action figure when it is released.
Dark Horse Comics has announced that Stan Sakai’s Usagi Yojimbo is getting the fluffy stuffed bunny treatment in May 2010. This new toy stands fourteen inches tall from his carefully detailed sandals to the tips of his movable ears. Stan Sakai, who provided extensive reference art for the project, oversaw every detail in the design process. â€œI have always thought that a doll of this type would be an excellent presentation of Usagi,â€ Sakai remarked in a prepared statement, â€œand have been happy to assist as the prototype evolved with commentary and revisions. I think he came out very well
The Wall Street Journal has a good article outlining H’wood’s big drive to turn popular toy properties into movies. The craze for toy-driven feature films has given rise to a new term in the Hollywood lexicon. In production meetings, studio executives have begun asking if a particular project is “toyetic” — meaning whether its concept can lend itself to a toy, and whether the project will be able to sell tickets and merchandise. Toward the end of the article, the next big toy to movie announcement is made.Â Hasbro recently acquired the rights to the Micronauts, and is looking at