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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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The Jazwares World War Z Line May Eat Your Brains

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June 22nd 2013

World War Z has invaded movie theaters and likely turned more than a few viewers into mindless zombies, and now Jazwares seeks to do the same with its new line of figures based on the hit film.

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LeBron James Figure Revealed by Enterbay

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June 21st 2013

The Miami Heat just claimed their second consecutive NBA championship, and superstar LeBron James added another Finals MVP trophy to his collection in the process. There couldn't have been a better week for Enterbay to reveal their latest masterpiece.

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Super7 Reveals Retro Alien SDCC Exclusives

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June 20th 2013

One of the coolest stories of the year is Super7's new take on the never-before-released vintage Alien figures. They pulled these long-dead figures from the archive and are reintroducing them at San Diego Comic Con in a major way.

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View Askew Minimates Launched with Jay and SIlent Bob

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June 19th 2013

Director Kevin Smith's View Askew universe is full of rich and memorable characters. And though it might not seem ideal for the world of action figures at first glance, the Minimates line will be bringing Smith's characters to plastic once more in a fitting and stylistically appropriate way. 

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Mattel Announces Quarterly Shipping Option for Subscriptions

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June 18th 2013

Fans of MattyCollector.com have often lamented the inability to control shipping costs by bundling items together more effectively. Mattel is finally listening, and announced new shipping options for the 2014 subscriptions. 

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Mattel's Man of Steel SDCC Exclusive Unveiled

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June 17th 2013

Mattel has been tight-lipped about their Man of Steel San Diego Comic Con exclusive in the past. They previously revealed a single tiny image of the box, but now they've unveiled the figures inside as well. 

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First Images of Masterpiece Smokescreen

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June 15th 2013

The Transformers Masterpiece line is as good as it gets in the world of toys right now, and the first images of the inevitable MP-19 Smokescreen won't be changing that fact anytime soon.

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Hot Toys Reveals Man of Steel Superman

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June 14th 2013

Man of Steel hit theaters today, and Hot Toys is taking full advantage of the excitement by revealing their brand new Man of Steel Superman in the Movie Masterpiece Series. This might be the ultimate Man of Steel collectible and the perfect prize for fans of the film. 

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McFarlane Introduces The Walking Dead 10-Inch Figures

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June 14th 2013

McFarlane Toys' line based on the hit TV Show The Walking Dead has finally started picking up steam, and the manufacturer just announced a new 10-inch line to join it and capitalize on the license's popularity and rabid fanbase. 

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First Look at the Hobbit SDCC Exclusive Azog

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June 13th 2013

This week has already been a fun one for Hobbit fans thanks to the new trailer for the next movie, but The Bridge Direct just made it even better by fully revealing the San Diego Comic Con exclusive Azog figure.

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Walking Dead Minimates Brought to Life in Video

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June 7th 2013

It's been a long few months since The Walking Dead has been on TV, and it'll seem even longer until its return this Fall. But Diamond Select Toys is making the wait a little more tolerable thanks to this great new video featuring The Walking Dead Minimates. 

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Playmates Comes Out of Their Shell With Turtles in Stop Motion Video

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June 6th 2013

It's been a while since we've heard from Playmates Toys about upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles figures, but they came out of hiding today to give fans a closer look at new toys and to show off their stunning new stop motion video. 

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Hasbro Reveals 2013 San Diego Comic Con Exclusives

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June 5th 2013

If you've been patiently waiting for Hasbro to reveal their upcoming San Diego Comic Con exclusives, you can finally sigh in relief. Earlier today the behemoth of a toymaker did exactly that, and there's certainly some cool stuff to see. 

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Mattel Shows Off New Flying Stands

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June 4th 2013

Mattel has been teasing the production of new flight stands for quite some time, and they've finally updated MattyCollector.com with the details on the fun new action figure stands. 

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Ask Matty - June 3rd

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June 3rd 2013

If you're looking for a firm answer on the status of Yvonne Craig's likeness rights, details on future mystery sales, or any other definitive answer from the world of Mattel, this might be the post for you!

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NECA Provides Details on RoboCop ED-209

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June 2nd 2013

RoboCop will be taking over action figure collections this year, and NECA is contributing to the renewed RoboCop love thanks to its upcoming ED-209 figure. The details on the big bad robot have finally been revealed. 

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