Titled “Military Commander,” this new third-party Transformers toy is now up for pre-order at Big Bad Toy Store and it is absolutely inspired by the Transformers: War for Cybertron Shockwave character design. I still miss the old “space cannon” alt mode of the original Shockwave, but this starship mode is also pretty sweet. Looks like it may be a great... Read more →
Comic book author Chakib Hazaimia shares with TOYSREVIL news of the action figure of the main protagonist (Chicago) of his next comic book “INGLEPARK”, being made in collaboration with Chinese toy designer Hidden Foo (www.behance.net/Hidden_Foo / www.facebook.com/HiddenWorks / www.instagram.com/hidden_foo). And while the release of the toy itself (seen in promo video above and here on Facebook)
I posted about the Warbots Grenadier miniatures and Mayfair roleplaying game earlier this year (posted here), and I am still keeping one eye open for more information on the line and the never-published game. Well, what I’ve found most recently is this eBay auction for one set of five painted Warbots minis. Those designs are awesome! Related articles Easy to... Read more →
I’ve mentioned Road Blasters before (toy commercial posted here), and while searching for info on car combat games I stumbled across the manual for the 1990 Atari Lynx version of the game at archive.org. This came about well after I’d already sunk tens of dollars of quarters into the machine, but reading through the manual was a real treat and... Read more →
A slew of POWER RANGERS newsery to be shared here today (because it’s a Sunday and I like to have “fun” and geekout a lil’ more than usual on Sundays … and also because the Power Rangers TV theme song has been suck on my mind since the morning URGH :p), including looks at the feature film currently in production, a fun fan-art, and toy-news! First up, we take a look at the recently revealed
Featured #onTOYSREVIL: http://bit.ly/2djptVH The Coming of 1:1 scaled GUSTAV by @BrandtPeters x @VTSSToys #toynews #brandtpeters @vtsstoysA photo posted by TOYSREVIL (@toysrevil) on Sep 24, 2016 at 11:16pm PDT Here’s a peek at “GUSTAV” from Brandt Peters x VTSS Toys, with this unpainted beast sized at whopping approx 27" tall (1:1 scale)! Brandt also mentioned that there will small exclusive
a HUGE Androids Series 6 update here, featuring more reveals of the “basic/regular” editions, as well as two CHASE Editions! Check out my earlier post HERE for full updates! Jack is one among 3 chase figures in the Android series 6 produced by @deadzebrainc, and makes a trio with the already revealed King and Queen figures I designed. Love how this royal set has turned out #igorventura #
After the Batmobile seen in Keiko Joker , the dark knight detective’s vehicular beast next reveals THE TUMBLR - from the Chris Nolan directed trilogy of feature films - and this looks to the “THE LAST RIDE” (…or at least the name?) for Fools Paradise’s ”Coin Rides Game” series (…or at least the Batman themed series?) The first batch (“Comic Version”) releases at the coming Taipei Toy Festival
From Bigmantoys and Creature Factory comes a new line of rubber keshi minifigures based on gaming icons from the 80s and 90s, called 16BK (16 Bit Keshi). Release is scheduled for October 1st, Midnight London time, 19:00 EDT @ www.bigmantoys.bigcartel.com, with the PU rubber and resin-made item(s) sized 1.8”, and priced at US$25 for the flesh 2-pack, and $14 each for the resin one-offs."The line
Earlier in the day I featured what BoxCats South Korean artist Rato Kim will be available at the coming New York Comic-Con 2016 (Oct 6-9) … THIS post however, is about what she will be offering folks at Taipei Toy Festival 2016 (Oct 7-10)! Let’s see … we have BreadCat, WatermelonCat, PeachCat, Pumpkin Cat, WoodCat, AND A TAIWAN SPECIAL as yet revealed! I think she needs to make a special “
Bigshot Toyworks return to New York Comic-Con 2016 (Oct 6-9) once again, this time exhibiting a retrospective display of their past work, as well as showcasing new and upcoming projects, in Booth #309 in "The Block." New projects, characters, and collectible toys will be on display and for sale in the booth, including: - The Jason Freeny Gnomeboy Anatomic figure co-designed by Jason and Klim.
Funny how I relate to things depending on their surroundings/environment … as I perused the entire Public Garden Consumer Trade Show at Hall 403 in Suntec City Convention Center today, my eyes were somewhat focused on looking out for (what else) “TOYS”, and as well indie art and illustrations done made multiple merchandize, in the Singapore climate of survival, and realizing with what I picked up
In my opinion, the classic AD&D Fiend Folio hardcover (find at Amazon.com*) is one of the most enjoyable of the original AD&D books of the seventies and eighties. I’ve seen some assorted and random buzz about how it’s a weak book, but for me, the strangeness and joy of the monsters inside make it a seriously fun collection of monsters.... Read more →
I still hold Carmine Infantino’s Star Wars comic art* as some of the greatest Star Wars art ever, and this 1978 pin-up from the UK Star Wars Weekly comic magazine only reinforces my opinion. Look at that R2-D2 design!!! Related articles Imperial Troop Transport in Star Wars UK Weekly (1979) (battlegrip.com) 9 Great Stormtrooper Illustrations by Carmine Infantino (battlegrip.com) 8... Read more →
Flip to the back cover of the November 1979 issue of Starlog and you’ll find original Star Trek, Batman, Tarzan, and other cartoon painted cells for sale at shockingly reasonable prices. $20? $15? Crazy! I’d happily take all of the Batman cells shown for those prices.