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The DASH Marketplace Has Transformed

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Dec. 12th 2016

We're definitely not robots in disguise, but we did just transform and roll out major improvements to the DASH Marketplace.

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The Power Rangers Movie Has Ruined Alpha 5

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Dec. 8th 2016

The original Power Rangers were my first love. I couldn't get enough of the figures as a kid, and watched every episode with reckless abandon. I never really cared quite as much once they stopped being the original Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers and became 47 different versions that have aired since, but I always looked on the latest renditions with appreciation and respect. That is until now. As far as I'm concerned, the new Power Rangers movie has tarnished the beloved brand of my youth.

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Super7 Nailed the New Masters of the Universe Ultimates Packaging

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Dec. 6th 2016

The fine folks from Super7 just shared the final packaging shots for the Masters of the Universe Ultimate figures, and it's everything you could ever hope for in a retro tribute to a classic toyline. You know that the license is finally in the right hands when this much love and attention to detail goes to the packaging.

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The Hot Toys Rogue One Figures Are Amazing

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Dec. 4th 2016

The unbelievable streak of stunning Hot Toys reveals doesn't appear to be ending anytime soon. Their latest and greatest figures to see the light of day are a set of new Rogue One beauties that debuted at a Star Wars-themed pop-up store in Hong Kong at the MOKO Mall, and they're making the already-unbearable wait for Rogue One even worse. 

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The 5 Best Action Figure Manufacturers

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Oct. 7th 2016

With the huge number of action figure brands and licenses in toy aisles around the world, many new collectors have trouble keeping track of the the companies actually producing the figures they're buying. Even long-time collectors have intense manufacturer loyalties, going so far as to only collect figures, missing out on the incredible variety of toys being produced today. 

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The Top 7 Video Games That Need Action Figures

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Sept. 15th 2016

Video game action figures are all the rage these days, but somehow a handful of major game franchises still don't have figures! I've identified the seven biggest offenders, and it's finally time for someone to start creating their characters in plastic!

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Vote for the Best Showcases on DASH

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May 1st 2016

We've selected our favorite DASH Showcases, and now it's time for you to vote for the winners! 

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Win $1,000 in Prizes in the Showcase Contest [Entries Closed]

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April 13th 2016

It's time to show your figures to the world! We're giving away over $1,000 in prizes to people who create an amazing Showcase on DASH. 

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Closer Look at Mezco's One:12 Collective Captain America

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March 14th 2016

If you've been waiting for a closer look at Mezco‘s upcoming Marvel Comics Captain America One:12 Collective Figure, your lucky day has finally arrived. They've posted new photos and product details on their site, and you can pre-order this neat new figure today!

Cap is going to cost $80, and it looks like he'll be shipping in later Summar. That's admittedly a lot for a 6-inch figure, but this line looks to be changing the way we think about high-end figures at this scale. Below you'll find some additional details on the toy from Mezco.

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New Batman Animated Series Figures Coming From DC Collectibles

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Feb. 11th 2016

Toy Fair is almost here, and the early reveals have already started rolling out of New York. DC Collectibles was the first to break the silence and surprise the toy world with a look at brand new figures from the Batman: The Animated Series universe. 

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S.H. Figuarts Cartoon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Officially Revealed

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Feb. 9th 2016

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles figures have been synonymous with Playmates Toys since the brand's inception, and even though everyone loves the old stuff, Playmates hasn't kept up with collectors particularly well in recent years. They botched the promising Classics line, and the cartoon-styled Turtles have desperately needed a new high-end take for a long time. The S.H. Figuarts Turtles teased a few months ago were a great start, and it's finally official, Bandai will be releasing the figures in North America this year!

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Welcome to the All New DASH

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Jan. 11th 2016

DASH has transformed and rolled out. We stepped into a phone booth, and this brand new site flew out in a blur of red and blue. You might say we just went Super Saiyan. One thing's for sure, by the power of months of hard work, we have the power!

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New TMNT Figures from ThreeZero and Kevin Eastman

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Jan. 10th 2016

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are getting a lot of love in the 1:6 scale these days. Between Mondo and ThreeZero, anyone looking for a set of really big turtles is going to have some nice options. The latest take on the heroes in the halfshell comes from ThreeZero, and features brand new designs created in collaboration with original Turtles' creator Kevin Eastman.

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Daisy Ridley Reviews Rey Figures

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Jan. 9th 2016

There's little doubt that Daisy Ridley is the new face of Star Wars. She was downright enchanting and enthralling from her first frame to the very last in The Force Awakens, and subsequently Rey figures are already coming a hot commodity in the hobby.

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New Mattel Ghostbusters Figures Revealed

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Jan. 7th 2016

Mattel's history with the Ghostbusters franchise is a troubled one at best, but that hasn't stopped them from moving forward with the license to the upcoming movie. At least director Paul Feig seems reasonably excited about the impending figures, taking to Twitter to tease a first look at the movie's four main characters in plastic form.

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The 10 Most-Collected Star Wars Figures

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Dec. 18th 2015

Star Wars is finally back on the silver screen. Even better, it's back in the aisles in force. There's truly never been a better time to be a collector, as there are quality figures being developed in multiple scales and available in stores around the world. There are thousands of people with Star Wars collections on DASH, and they've been getting a lot bigger recently. But even with all the new figures, the most-collected figures on DASH are from a long time ago in a galaxy far far away. 

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The 25 Worst Star Wars Bootleg Figures

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Dec. 12th 2015

Star Wars action figures have been a part of toy aisles for decades, and they've been a target for bootleggers to knock off for just as long. With Episode VII's arrival, you're probably dusting off your collection and looking for new figures to add to it. Why not go for some bantha fodder with a bootleg? Bad Star Wars bootlegs are an integral part of the world's action figure industry, and here are the worst 25 ever made. 

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The 10 Scariest Figures of All Time

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Oct. 21st 2015

Halloween is here, and I can't imagine a better holiday in the action figure world. Thousands of horror figures have been produced throughout the years, and there's nothing quite like an ultra-detailed, masterfully-painted, and gruesomely-designed scary figure. That's why I've assembled the following list of the 10 scariest action figures of all time.

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Top Tips for Storing Your Figures

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Oct. 15th 2015

If you're having trouble finding room to hold your figures, you might need some tips on storing them safely and efficiently. You're in luck, because here's a collection of some of my best advice when it comes to finding and maintaining storage for your collection. 

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The 25 Worst Power Rangers Bootleg Figures

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Sept. 20th 2015

Power Rangers haves been an action figure staple for more than 20 years in toy aisles around the world. Unfortunately bootleggers have been making knock-off versions of the beloved figures for just as long, resulting in hundreds of thousands of unbearably bad figures making their way into the hands of unsuspecting victims.

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