SDCC 2015: A Quick Quick Look at Devaststor

In case you missed it, yesterday I tweeted my review of Hasbro’s SDCC Devastator: @MattGuzy @chrisrtxv "Look. It's Devastator. You know you want him. Want chrome? Get this guy. The end." — ASM (@ASMzine) July 8, 2015 @MattGuzy @chrisrtxv …. Damn, I think I just wrote ASM's review. NOBODY STEAL THAT. — ASM (@ASMzine) July 8, 2015 There you go. In all seriousness, Devvy is a big toy in more ways than one, a toy that deserves a lot of attention. But I know that tonight is Preview Night and there may be someone still on the fence on whether

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SDCC 2015: A Look at the Kreon Class of 1985

If you’re looking for good photos of this toy,um, sorry. I don’t have a good photo setup at the moment, but I hope to change that in the future. Enjoy these official press photos, won’t you? Review sample provided by Hasbro and Hunter PR. When Hasbro announced that there would be a follow-up to last year’s Comic Con Kreon exclusive set, I got giddy. While I’m not a huge collector of Kreons, I understand their appeal. I also can get behind themed sets that are just fun, if not completely goofy. The Yearbook Kreon sets are just that – whimsical

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Funko’s Final Star Wars Celebration Exclusives

Star Wars Celebration starts tomorrow, and we’re getting caught up on these Funko announcements.  At booth 1410, you will have the opportunity to buy a lot of awesome Funko Star Wars merchandise!  We already showed you some of the exclusives; here are the rest! Verdigris Greedo Hikari Premium Sofubi Figure Limited to 500 Matte Black Boba Fett Hikari Premium Sofubi Figure Limited to 1000 Icey Storm Trooper Hikari Premium Sofubi Figure Limited to 750 Star Clone Trooper Hikari Premium Sofubi Figure Limited to 1000 Funko x Super 7 Super Shogun: Shadowtrooper 24″ tall, features a left fist launcher and wheeled

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Hasbro teams up with Nuclear Blast, ESP and Kirk Hammett to continue the TRANSFORMERS 30th Anniversary celebration

Hasbro is excited to continue its celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the TRANSFORMERS brand at Comic-Con International in San Diego with fans from around the world! The TRANSFORMERS brand has teamed up with Nuclear Blast,  ESP, and legendary heavy metal guitarist Kirk Hammett to delivery the hardest rockin’ special edition item TRANSFORMERS could imagine—an ESP LTD M-10 Electric Guitar fully decked out with unique “TILL ALL ARE ONE” graphics to honor the TRANSFORMERS 30th Anniversary. Two of these epic guitars are being given away at Comic-Con International in San Diego!

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Mezco Reveals Limited Edition Test Shot Axe Cop For NYCC

New York – He’s a cop…with an axe…he’s AXE COP! Mezco’s 1st series of Axe Cop action figures doesn’t hit stores until 2014, but you can get a special Axe Cop early, only at New York Comic Con and MezcoToyz.com http://www.mezcotoyz.com/limited-edition-test-shot-axe-cop This is the first time a test shot has ever been released from the Mezco Axe Cop line of figures. This 4inch scale Axe Cop figure is a limited edition of 500. He is comes packaged in a poly bag with an information card. As a test shot, he is unpainted and presented in his glorious raw plastic form. Axe

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Mezco Presents Translucent Creature From The Black Lagoon

New York-  Mezco’s award-winning design team journeyed deep into the unexplored depths of the Amazon jungle searching for fossils…instead they discovered The Creature! Mezco Toyz brings to life The Creature, from Universal’s sci-fi, horror gem, The Creature From The Black Lagoon. This Creature variant is cast in Translucent Green material.  The iconic scaled terror from the deep stands 9″ tall and captures the intricate detail of the pre-historic gill-man; from his mysterious amphibious eyes, to his claw tipped webbed hands. With 11 points of articulation he’ll be able to take out any scientist who dares to come between him and

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Toy Review – BotCon 2010 Turbomaster (a/k/a Scorch)

BotCon 2010’s theme was “Generation 2: Redux”, a reimagining and extention of the nearly 20-year old (at the time) toy line.  One of the souvenirs was “Turbomaster”, which was a new version of the toy once known as “Scorch”.  A redeco of the Classics/Universe Hound mold, Turbomaster is yellow, orange and grey and comes with the nicest transforming jaguar you’ll ever meet.  But how good is Turbomaster?  Read on!

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Mezco Presents Deluxe Breaking Bad Walter White In Green Hazmat Suit

New York- Mezco presents Breaking Bad Walter White Green Hazmat Suit Edition, this much anticipated figure features Walter in his green suit as seen in the episode A No Rough Stuff Type Deal. He comes complete with a fifty-five gallon chemical drum (not shown) and a trio of lab bottles.  The whole set is discreetly packaged in a collector-friendly window box package.  This Mezco Summer Exclusive is a Limited Edition of 500 pieces and is available online at http://www.mezcotoyz.com/deluxe-breaking-bad-walter-white-in-green-hazmat-suit as well as at New York Comic Con, October 10-13. Supplies are limited, so tread lightly! (Photo Credit: Dehlia Arce)

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Funko Pop! Vinyl SDCC Ned Stark Figure

[Spoilers for season 1 of Game of Thrones and the novel A Game of Thrones] This was one of the surprise exclusives.  While we here at ASM knew about the Dark Horse Stark Shield Plaque, it wasn’t until Thursday night of Comic-Con that we found out that Funko had made an exclusive Ned Stark figure.  With several of their “Game of Thrones” figures adoring one of our tables, we were debating whether or not to get this one. Then we saw the pictures. And then we saw the special feature. And then our minds melted, we shouted with joy, and we went to HBO Shop

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