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Knock It Off: Back to the Bootleg

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July 23rd 2013

It's been a little while since we've turned the spotlight to our deformed knock-off friends, but I'm heading back to the bootlegs in order to showcase some of the most foul creations this world has ever seen. 

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SDCC 2013 Wrap-Up From Mattel [SDCC 2013]

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July 22nd 2013

Of all the toy manufacturers at San Diego Comic Con, Mattel probably made the biggest splash. They revealed new DC Comics lines, teased big names for Masters of the Universe, and the 6-inch Ecto-1 drove them across the finish line.

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Hot Toys at San Diego Comic Con 2013 [SDCC 2013]

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July 21st 2013

When it comes to action figures, none are bigger and better than the ones Hot Toys puts out. That's why their presence at San Diego Comic Con is always an incredible must-see event. See for yourself. 

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Mattel at San Diego Comic Con 2013 [SDCC 2013]

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July 20th 2013

San Diego Comic Con is always full of fascinating sights and sounds. Mattel has been kind enough to provide an inside look at the convention for those of us who couldn't make it to San Diego this week. You won't want to miss this closer look at their newest reveals. 

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Mattel's SDCC Mattypalooza Reveals [SDCC 2013]

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July 19th 2013

Mattel has been lighting up San Diego Comic Con with loads of impressive new reveals and major news for their key brands. They've even managed to make Ghostbusters exciting, and you can read all about it thanks to their latest announcement. 

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Introducing DASH's Deal Night

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July 18th 2013

Buying figures online sucks most of the time. Everything is overpriced, finding what you want is a pain, and shipping always kills you. That's why we are fundamentally altering the status quo and guaranteeing good deals that are absurdly easy to find. We call it Deal Night.

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Mattel's SDCC Preview Night Reveals [SDCC 2013]

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July 18th 2013

Mattel kicked off the preview night of San Diego Comic Con with a bang, and was kind enough to share their reveals online for those of us who couldn't be there in person. 

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Hot Toys Reveals Iron Man 3 Heartbreaker Armor

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July 18th 2013

Even though we're all in the depths of San Diego Comic Con news, Hot Toys managed to sneak out a brand new figure reveal, and it sure is a beauty. 

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Mattels Recaps SDCC Figures and Events [SDCC 2013]

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July 17th 2013

Mattel has been releasing tidbits of their San Diego Comic Con schedule and exclusives for the past few months, and it's been a little hard to follow. Thankfully they've just provided a nice recap of all their SDCC plans.

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Hasbro Lays Out SDCC Details [SDCC 2013]

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July 16th 2013

The heavy hitters of the toy industry love to show off their corporate side with pre-San Diego Comic Con press releases, and Hasbro just released theirs. It does offer unique insights into each of their brands, and details some freebie giveaways during the show. 

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Four Horsemen's Ravens Kickstarter Launches Successfully

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July 15th 2013

Late last week, the storied production team, the Four Horsemen, launched a brand new Kickstarter project to get their Gothitropolis Ravens figures off the ground. In just a few short days, the launch has already met its financial goal, but that doesn't mean there's no reason left to support the project.

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Mattel to Sell DCUC Paint Masters for Charity

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July 11th 2013

If you're in the market for a truly one-of-a-kind collectible and love giving to charity, then the latest announcement from Mattel and Make-A-Wish is going to bring you all kinds of joy. 

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Hot Toys Unveils Bruce Willis as G.I. Joe's Joe Colton

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July 8th 2013

When G.I. Retaliation hit theaters earlier this year, there was one character that really stole the spotlight: Joe Colton as played by Bruce Willis. His appearance in the film was beloved by moviegoers, and practically guaranteed the movie's success. The newly-revealed Hot Toys take on the movie icon might get an even better reception. 

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Sideshow Announces Harley Quinn Sixth Scale Figure

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July 7th 2013

DC Comics collectors are finally getting a super high-end line of figures thanks to Sideshow Collectibles, and now the second figure has been revealed. I'd like to introduce you to the most extravagant Harley Quinn figure ever. 

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New Type "S" Body Honors Mego's 40th Anniversary on Kickstarter

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July 5th 2013

Another action figure project has hit the popular crowdfunding site Kickstarter, and this one is sure to send Mego collectors into a 40th anniversary frenzy. 

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DC Collectibles Talks Shop in New Q&A

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July 3rd 2013

DC Collectibles might be one of the most predictable and reliable action figure manufacturers there is, but that doesn't mean their new question and answer feature lacks excitement. Take a look inside the manufacturer as they answer a few great new questions. 

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Hasbro Reveals Transformers SDCC Exclusives

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June 30th 2013

It took far too long, but Hasbro has finally revealed their Transformers exclusives for San Diego Comic Con, and they might just be some of the convention's coolest figures. 

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Clamp Champ, Icer, and Mattel's Plans Revealed

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June 26th 2013

The Masters of the Universe Classics line marches on, and Mattel revealed packaged photos and biographies of two new figures this week. They also tossed a bombshell into collector communities as a mere afterthought.

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SDCC Exclusive Big Bang Theory Sheldon Cooper Revealed

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June 25th 2013

Bif Bang Pow revealed their upcoming Big Bang Theory Mego-style figures earlier this year at Toy Fair, and our first chance to dive into the line will be with the newly-revealed San Diego Comic Con exclusive Sheldon Cooper. 

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3D-Printed Modibot Figures Launch on Kickstarter

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June 23rd 2013

Kickstarter is becoming home to more and more action figure projects these days, and I couldn't be more excited about the latest to hit the crowdfunding site. I'd like to introduce you to ModiBot Mo and what might just be the future of the action figure industry. 

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