10 Tips for Posing Hot Toys Figures to Enhance Your Display

The beauty of collecting Hot Toys figures is that as a collector you have the option to re-pose your figures and change your collectibles display on a routine basis if you wish. Collectors typically belong to one of two schools of thought here: there’s a group who keep their figures in “museum poses;” more stoic with the figure standing still & upright usually or “dynamic poses;” a more active and engaging display. A percentage of collectors swear by these museum style poses and typically say it’s for fear of damaging their figure or weakening the joints overtime. While this...

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Hot Toys Star Wars – Jawa and EG-6 Power Droid set up for Pre-Order!

Hot Toys has made so many Star Wars sixth scale figures at this point, that it becomes easy to forget that there are plenty of characters left to do in the franchise. While getting multiple releases based on leads such as Luke Skywalker and Han Solo will never stop being very welcome, it’s the supporting players that help flesh out the “galaxy far, far away”. That reason alone is why I’m so excited that Hot Toys has announced the pre-order for a Jawa and the EG-6 Power Droid set. Let’s be honest, the Power Droid, as pretty as it is,...

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5 Sixth Scale Figures Hot Toys Really Should Reissue

Collecting high-end action figures can be unforgiving. Oftentimes, when you have a chance to grab a release, that opportunity truly is singular. In the world of limited-edition collectibles, there aren’t many second shots or do-overs. This can be frustrating at times. As time goes by, production techniques evolve, becoming more sophisticated, allowing companies like Hot Toys to make better and better looking figures. Looking back at an older release can be disappointing, either because you can only imagine how improved it would look today or because you just can’t afford a rare figure that you missed when it first...

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Mezco Toyz One:12 Collective Netflix Punisher Review

Frank Castle is the latest release from Mezco Toyz adaptations of the popular Marvel Netflix universe characters. Inspired by his appearance in season 2 of Daredevil, this figure is a more grounded take on the Punisher. While the figure itself looks great, it’s value is weakened by limited accessories and difficult posing. The Punisher’s own Netflix solo series may not be the best representation of the character from the comics, but Jon Bernthal’s performance definitely makes it hard to see anyone else in the role. Despite its shortcomings, this release is one to keep an eye out for. DESIGN 10/10 This...

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Act Fast! Toys Era The Speedsilver Pre-order Has Appeared..

Fans of the now-defunct Fox X-Men franchise have been getting tons of love in the last few years from sixth-scale figure manufacturer Toys Era. That fact does not seem to be changing as a new member of the team has just been announced: The Speedsilver. Even those who haven't loved the X-films as of late all seem to agree that a bright spot in the cast has been Evan Handler's Quicksilver. The super-fast mutant has made for some amazingly creative action sequences, and is a true highlight of the franchise. It then comes as no surprise to see the character, or an...

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Hot Toys Pennywise IT Chapter Two Official Announcement

You might remember the sneak peek we got of a Pennywise sixth scale figure from Hot Toys at San Diego Comic-Con 2019 if you were following our coverage of the event this past summer. As soon as the images hit social media horror fans everywhere were holding their breath to see if it got an official pre-order announcement or wound up the same as many before it like Vulture and countless others (have a look at our Top 10 Unreleased Hot Toys Prototypes for a deeper look at other canceled figures). The good news is that Hot Toys today...

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Top 10 Unreleased Hot Toys Prototypes

If you are anything like me and most Hot Toys collectors you probably scour forums and social media on a routine basis in search of a glimpse of what is new to come from your favorite brands. Whether it be figure or collectible showcases at conventions or Hot Toys releasing promo images on Facebook or Instagram we get an opportunity to salivate at the thought of a new sixth scale figure to display in our collection. For example, with the announcement of the Homemade Suit from Spider-Man: Far From Home being re-issued, the real take-away for collectors was the...

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Hot Toys Brings the Dark Side with their Sixth Scale Sith Trooper figure

It was always inevitable that we’d be able to get our grubby, Nerf herder paws on the new Hot Toys Star Wars: Sith Trooper figure.  Now, when I say “we”, I’m referring to those like myself who weren’t lucky enough to attend the 2019 San Diego Comic-Con. The sixth scale Sith Trooper, clad in striking red and black armor, saw an Advance Release edition that attendees of the convention were able to purchase then and there.  Tangled up with feelings of envy and suffering was a fear that, possibly, they wouldn’t release a regular version to the public. What would I do? Now,...

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8 Marvel Video Game Characters that Hot Toys Needs to Make

Marvel Comics fans like me had a very difficult time containing our excitement when Hot Toys revealed that they had obtained the license to Insomniac Games’ Spider-Man title for the Playstation 4. Not only were we going to get a Video Game Masterpiece figure of the Advanced Suit that was designed for the game, but we would also possibly get figures of every alternate skin that was available to Spider-Man. This was amazing all on its own, but then months later, we learned that we would also be getting characters from the hit Marvel mobile games, Netmarble’s Future Fight...

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NO ILLUSION! Hot Toys Announces Spider-Man: Far From Home Mysterio Figure for Pre-Order..

Yes, it’s been just over two months since the release of Spider-Man: Far from Home in theaters, but collectors were already giving up on seeing Hot Toys announce a sixth scale figure based on the film’s mysterious illusionist.  That might seem like jumping the gun, but Spider-Man fans have been burned before. Despite showing off a prototype of the Vulture, the villain from previous entry Spider-Man: Homecoming, no figure was ever actually solicited. So when what seemed to be a Mysterio prototype appeared in promotional photos for other Far From Home Spider-Man figures, people were still doubtful. All of the naysaying was for naught, apparently,...

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