Toy Fair 2019 – DC Collectibles – Lucha Explosiva

Pretty sure nobody saw these coming. New from DC Collectibles, it’s Lucha Explosiva! DC meets Luchadore Wrestling!  Iconic DC characters have become wrestlers, and now you can recreate their matches with these toys! This is something I never even thought of.  Definitely thinking outside the box!…. or rather, the ring! Pictures by Steve and Penelope Kushnir

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Toy Fair 2019 – DC Collectibles – DC Gallery Bat Cowls

We start our DC Collectibles coverage with DC Gallery: Bat Cowls.  Batman has had a variety of costumes over the years, and now we have life size versions of some of them.  DC Collectibles displayed cowls of “The Batman who Laughs”, “Dark Knight Returns” Batman, “Batman: Arkham Asylum” and “Rebirth Batman”. Pictures by Steve and Penelope Kushnir

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Toy Fair 2019 – Hasbro – Power Rangers

When word came out that Hasbro had bought the Power Rangers line from Saban, you could hear the collective gasp on the Internet.  This was a big move for Hasbro.  And they are fully committed to bring a diverse set of toy lines for the Power Rangers fans. Bringing over an unseen-in-the-US series of Super Sentai, the popular Go-Busters, as “Beast Morphers” was heralded as a fantastic move.  And now we are seeing how Hasbro will support the show with toys. Fans of other Power Rangers teams need not fear, though, because the Lightning Collection will bring in characters across

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Toy Fair 2019 – Hasbro Star Wars

With Episode IX and “The Mandalorian” hitting the big and small screens later this year, there wasn’t anything on display at Toy Fair for these anticipated parts of the Star Wars universe.  However, there was some news — new retro style figures!  Exclusive to Target, these figures are the old Kenner figures — well, save for Tarkin, as he’s a new figure in the retro style!  Also new is the 8″ scale Hyperreal line of figures.  The first one is everyone’s favorite Dark Lord of the Sith – Darth Vader. Pictures by Steve Kushnir

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Toy Fair 2019 – Hasbro Marvel – Toy Biz Retro

Oh, wow, toy collectors from the 80’s and 90’s will definitely remember the name “Toy Biz”.  These were the entry way to Marvel toys for so many of us, with their bright bold packaging and unique figure stylings.  I usually saved my money for Transformers, but I was known to bring home a Toy Biz or two in my day. Well, that day has returned, because Hasbro is bringing back Toy Biz packaging and figure look this year.  These are stunning.  These look like they stepped out of the past and into our collections.  I’m impressed, Hasbro.  Pictures by Steve

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Toy Fair 2019 – Hasbro Marvel – Spider-Man

Ah, Spider-Man.  My all-time favorite superhero, ever since I was a kid.  I watched reruns of the 60’s cartoon religiously. I eagerly awaited the Raimi movies. And when I saw Spider-Man: Homecoming, I had a smile on my face the entire time.  So to say I can’t wait for Spider-Man: Far from Home is an understatement. Thankfully, I’ll have these new toys to tide me over until Tom Holland is back in the starring role later this year.  Take a look! Pictures by Steve Kushnir

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Toy Fair 2019 – Hasbro Marvel – Marvel Legends

Marvel Legends have never looked better.  The sculpting and deco has really jumped up several levels over the past few years, and 2019 promises to bring more of what the fans love. Coming this year are Peggy Carter, Luis, Hela, Korg, the Grandmaster, Iron Spider, Ghost, Skurge, MJ from the new Spider-Man movies, classic X-Men characters, and more! Pictures by Steve Kushnir

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