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Andrew Liszewski Andrew Liszewski Nov 16, 2019. 6 comments

A Four-Wheeled Version of the Mandalorian, and More of the Most Bizarre Doppelgänger Toys of the Week

A Four-Wheeled Version of the Mandalorian, and More of the Most Bizarre Doppelgänger Toys of the Week
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Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular roundup of all the excellent new toys we can’t wait to squander our hard-earned paychecks on. This week we’ve got a new Hot Toys version of Rey with a bewildering head...

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Andrew Liszewski Andrew Liszewski Oct 05, 2019. 5 comments

The Best Toys of the Week Are All Nostalgic Blasts From the Past

The Best Toys of the Week Are All Nostalgic Blasts From the Past
Toys and CollectiblesAction figures, statues, exclusives, and other merchandise. Beware: if you look here, you’re probably going to spend some money afterwards.  

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's round up of the latest and greatest bits of plastic siphoning money from our cash reserves. This week, we’ve got a mothertrucking great Optimus Prime, Playmobil gets even more retro with Back to the...

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James Whitbrook James Whitbrook Sep 28, 2019. 9 comments

All the Glorious New Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Toys (and More) Revealed for Force Friday

All the Glorious New Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Toys (and More) Revealed for Force Friday
Toys and CollectiblesAction figures, statues, exclusives, and other merchandise. Beware: if you look here, you’re probably going to spend some money afterwards.  

Next week is perhaps the most important date in a Star Wars fan’s calendar this year outside, of, well, you know...December 20, 2019 . Because who wants to just see a new Star Wars movie when you can buy all the toys from it months...

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Charles Pulliam-Moore Charles Pulliam-Moore Sep 26, 2019. 13 comments

Mattel's New Gender-Neutral Dolls Are for Everyone

Mattel's New Gender-Neutral Dolls Are for Everyone
Toys and CollectiblesAction figures, statues, exclusives, and other merchandise. Beware: if you look here, you’re probably going to spend some money afterwards.  

Despite the ways that dolls have historically always been marketed more toward young girls, while action figures (which are just dolls by another name) were marketed to boys, everyone knows that pretty much all kids, regardless of...

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Andrew Liszewski Andrew Liszewski Aug 31, 2019. 6 comments

One of This Week's Best Toys Doesn't Get a Mjolnir

One of This Week's Best Toys Doesn't Get a Mjolnir
Toys and CollectiblesAction figures, statues, exclusives, and other merchandise. Beware: if you look here, you’re probably going to spend some money afterwards.  

Welcome back to Toy Aisle , io9's regular round-up of the best toys we’ve seen on the internet this week. Today, we’ve got hot bods, dad bods, metal bods, all sorts of bods! And that’s even before we get to Canada’s finest...

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Andrew Liszewski Andrew Liszewski Aug 24, 2019. 3 comments

The Week's Best Toys Are All Garishly Colored

The Week's Best Toys Are All Garishly Colored
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Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of the coolest bits of plastic tempting our wallets lately. This week: He-Man rides into battle for his fancy new action figure line, Pikachu comes for your desk and...

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Charles Pulliam-Moore Charles Pulliam-Moore Aug 19, 2019. 16 comments

Little Known She-Ra Spinoff He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Is Being Rebooted by Netflix

Little Known She-Ra Spinoff He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Is Being Rebooted by Netflix

Just so we’re all on the same page regarding the important information, there are currently no plans for Netflix’s excellent She-Ra and the Princesses of Power to somehow incorporate He-Man’s prince Adam into its story. But that’s not to say that He-Man’s not about to come back in a big way.

Announced at Power-Con and followed by an official Netflix press release, Kevin Smith revealed he’s...

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Miguel Jorge Miguel Jorge Aug 19, 2019. 11 comments

Netflix traerá de vuelta la mítica serie de dibujos de los 80, He-Man, de la mano de Kevin Smith

Netflix traerá de vuelta la mítica serie de dibujos de los 80, He-Man, de la mano de Kevin Smith

Aquellos que vivimos la infancia en la década de los 80 recordamos con cariño la serie de He-Man, amplificada por la famosa colección de figuras de acción de los dibujos. En Netflix debe haber mucha gente rondando los cuarenta, porque He-Man se convertirá en nueva serie de la mano del cineasta Kevin Smith.

Para ser más precisos, el director de Clerks hará de showrunner y director ejecutivo de...

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James Whitbrook James Whitbrook Aug 14, 2019. 14 comments

Mattel's New Star Wars Barbies Are Amazingly Extra

Mattel's New Star Wars Barbies Are Amazingly Extra
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When you think of “Star Wars Barbies” as a concept, you think it would be very easy for Mattel to just put Barbie in a Princess Leia costume and call it a day. Which, to be fair, Mattel has indeed done. But it has also gone beyond...

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Andrew Liszewski Andrew Liszewski Jul 18, 2019. 14 comments

Mattel Is Bringing Back the Original Vintage He-Man Figures Now Packed With Articulation [Updated]

Mattel Is Bringing Back the Original Vintage He-Man Figures Now Packed With Articulation [Updated]
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He-Man and the Masters of the Universe sits in the upper echelons of popular and fondly remembered ‘80s toy lines. Decades after debuting way...

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James Whitbrook James Whitbrook Jul 16, 2019. 13 comments

The Coolest San Diego Comic-Con 2019 Exclusives We're Most Excited For

The Coolest San Diego Comic-Con 2019 Exclusives We're Most Excited For
Toys and CollectiblesAction figures, statues, exclusives, and other merchandise. Beware: if you look here, you’re probably going to spend some money afterwards.  

It’s SDCC week! Yes, we are just days away from the biggest event in the nerdy calendar kicking off—filled with exciting news, jam-packed panels , remarkable cosplay, and, hell yes, so many ways to empty your wallet on shiny,...

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Andrew Liszewski Andrew Liszewski Jul 13, 2019. 6 comments

The Chance to Own Your Very Own Cookie Monster, and More of the Best Toys of the Week

The Chance to Own Your Very Own Cookie Monster, and More of the Best Toys of the Week
Toys and CollectiblesAction figures, statues, exclusives, and other merchandise. Beware: if you look here, you’re probably going to spend some money afterwards.  

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of the latest in cool merchandise. This week, we’ve got another hit of San Diego Comic-Con exclusives, Barbie gets ziggy with it, and a bear! In a cage! Check it out.

Hasbro HasLab...

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Andrew Liszewski Andrew Liszewski Jun 22, 2019. 12 comments

Comic-Con Is Nearly Here, and It's Bringing the Most Exclusive Toys of the Week With It

Comic-Con Is Nearly Here, and It's Bringing the Most Exclusive Toys of the Week With It
Toys and CollectiblesAction figures, statues, exclusives, and other merchandise. Beware: if you look here, you’re probably going to spend some money afterwards.  

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular roundup of the latest in rad merchandise that’s draining our wallets. And this week, it’s even worse. We might be a month away from San Diego Comic-Con, but that just means it’s time for...

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Andrew Liszewski Andrew Liszewski Jun 17, 2019. 8 comments

You'll Spare No Expense for This Comic-Con Exclusive Jurassic Park John Hammond Figure

You'll Spare No Expense for This Comic-Con Exclusive Jurassic Park John Hammond Figure
Toys and CollectiblesAction figures, statues, exclusives, and other merchandise. Beware: if you look here, you’re probably going to spend some money afterwards.  

It’s not terribly surprising that there’s only been a handful of Jurassic Park John Hammond action figures to date. When it comes to old men with lots of money, Tony Stark gets most of the attention. But 26 years after Jurassic...

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Andrew Liszewski Andrew Liszewski Jun 15, 2019. 10 comments

Action Figure Sarah Connor Has No Time For Your Bullshit, and the Rest of the Ass-Kicking Toys of the Week

Action Figure Sarah Connor Has No Time For Your Bullshit, and the Rest of the Ass-Kicking Toys of the Week
Toys and CollectiblesAction figures, statues, exclusives, and other merchandise. Beware: if you look here, you’re probably going to spend some money afterwards.  

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly gathering of all the action figures tempting our wallets on the internet lately. This week: a very tall dinosaur, D23 shows off an exclusive Woody, and Terminator: Dark Fate is already kicking...

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James Whitbrook James Whitbrook Jun 10, 2019. 10 comments

Mattel's Comic-Con Batman Exclusives Include Some Very Colorful Action Figures

Mattel's Comic-Con Batman Exclusives Include Some Very Colorful Action Figures
Toys and CollectiblesAction figures, statues, exclusives, and other merchandise. Beware: if you look here, you’re probably going to spend some money afterwards.  

Oh sure, there are other parts of Mattel’s Dark Knight-themed exclusives for San Diego Comic-Con. But do you really need convincing beyond the return of the Technicolor dreamboat that is Rainbow Batman?

io9 can exclusively reveal two...

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Andrew Liszewski Andrew Liszewski Jun 08, 2019. 4 comments

Batman's Got a Bat, Man, and More of the Best Toys of the Week

Batman's Got a Bat, Man, and More of the Best Toys of the Week
Toys and CollectiblesAction figures, statues, exclusives, and other merchandise. Beware: if you look here, you’re probably going to spend some money afterwards.  

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of the coolest toys we’ve seen around the internet lately. This week: San Diego Comic-Con exclusives begin, Toy Story 4 gets some lovely new action figures, and Eleven meets Pac-Man...

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Germain Lussier Germain Lussier Jun 04, 2019. 11 comments

Blumhouse Is Making a Magic 8 Ball Movie, Who Could Have Predicted?

Blumhouse Is Making a Magic 8 Ball Movie, Who Could Have Predicted?

We all know what a Magic 8 Ball is, yes? The toy that you shake and it randomly answers your questions? It’s pretty innocuous all things considered, which is why this news is as weird as it is intriguing.

Deadline reports that Blumhouse Pictures, the company behind Halloween , Get Out, Paranormal Activity and so many others, has teamed with the toy company Mattel to make a movie based on the...

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Andrew Liszewski Andrew Liszewski Mar 20, 2019.

BOOMco's Action Grip Targets Let You Shoot Something Other Than Co-Workers

BOOMco's Action Grip Targets Let You Shoot Something Other Than Co-Workers
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They haven’t officially been announced by Mattel just yet, but a promotional video on YouTube reveals a new addition to the BOOMco dart blaster line in the form of springy targets that can be clamped to moving or stationary objects. If you listen closely, you can hear your co-workers cheering.

Because the...

Charles Pulliam-Moore Charles Pulliam-Moore Jan 30, 2019. 22 comments

This Was Inevitable

This Was Inevitable

“If you try hard enough, any popular line of toys can be turned into a successful cinematic franchise.” - Old Hollywood proverb.

Even though we’ve already got plenty of movies about cars that are more or less designed to be ads encouraging kids to go out and buy little plastic versions of said cars (hey, Cars and Transformers ), that’s not stopping Mattel and Warner Bros. from throwing their...

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