Hasbro broke news of The Black Series with USA Today earlier this week, but finally got around to telling the action figure sites of the world a couple days later, sending along a few additional details and photos in the process.
Believe it or not, I don't buy new toys every single week of my life, and this past week I came home empty-handed. That's why I've decided to share a toy report from your fellow collectors and DASH users instead!
Sideshow Collectibles has been producing incredible 1/6 scale figures in a variety of licenses for years. They keep upping the ante when it comes to quality, and now they're taking things to another level entirely with the first release in a new DC Comics line.
In the world at large, there are more than a few stigmas regarding action figure collectors. The movie 40 Year Old Virgin likely added to the negative perception a number of years ago, and now Maxim has taken a stab at the stigma too.
When it comes to Hot Toys figures these days, everyone expects them to look like they just jumped off the movie screen. But now Hot Toys is taking to recreating the movie sets right alongside the figures, making their latest teaser image an absolute thing of beauty.
For G.I. Joe collectors, there's simply no better event than the annual G.I. Joe Collector's Convention. If you've been anxiously awaiting all the details on this year's show, your patience has finally paid off.
Week in and week out, I'm making the most of the action figure world on Twitter. There are just as many great links as there are personalities, and the toy world truly shines in 140 characters.
So if you aren't following DASH on Twitter, you're definitely missing out on a lot of action figure news, fun links, insightful discussions, and more than a few laughs. But I still want you to feel included, so here's another helping of favorite tweets from this past week!
Action figure collectors have been burdened with years of Iron Man 2 merchandise clogging up stores shelves, and even today, more than 2.5 years after the movie's debut, new Iron Man 2 figures are being teased.
In a totally predictable turn of events, there has been some confusion over the way in which MattyCollector.com orders were processed this week. But Mattel is actually pretty good at listening to complaints, if not exactly skilled at answering them effectively.
They may not be the Battle Beasts of old, but Diamond Select Toys' newest line has taken on the moniker with honor. And after years of anticipation, the first full wave of Battle Beasts is finally here!