Mezco Toyz One:12 Collective Toy Fair 2020 Roundup

We are early into another year, and that means another Toy Fair is upon us.  While plenty of collectors are still fawning over whatever figures they snagged over the holidays, varied toy companies are ready to present to retailers and press what they have to look forward to. Chief among them (for our purposes, at least) is Mezco Toyz and their One:12 Collective line. Early Saturday morning, Mezco Toyz presented their wares for attendees to see in person and, most importantly, to photograph. Collectors have been waiting impatiently all week for these photos to make their way online, and the time has come....

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By Crom, Mezco Toyz Has Welcomed Conan Into The One: 12 Collective!

Mezco Toyz Conan the Barbarian One:12 Collective Figure is available for Pre-Order now @ ToyOrigin.com for $89.99 USD and is slated to drop Quarter 3 of 2020. Enjoy 5% Reward Points (cash back) with your Pre-Order! Most action figure collectors and casual fantasy readers of a certain age immediately think of Arnold Schwarzenegger when they hear the name “Conan”. However, for diehard fans, two names will instead come to mind: the character’s creator, author Robert E. Howard, and famed fantasy artist Frank Frazetta.  Frazetta, in seven paintings of the Cimmerian adventurer, utterly defined the Conan we picture in our mind’s eye,...

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Mezco Toyz Stealth Drops New Pre-Order for Spider-Man Stealth Suit Figure!

I did not see Night Monkey coming. After Mezco did a surprise reveal of the One: 12 Collective Far From Home Upgraded Suit Spider-Man during San Diego Comic-Con last year, I just assumed that a Stealth Suit pre-order would follow closely behind. However, as summer became fall and fall became Winter, my confidence faded bit by bit. By the time we reached Thanksgiving, NYCC in the rearview mirror, I was instead convinced of the opposite opinion, in no way expecting a Stealth Suit to materialize at all. Well, Mezco fooled us all. They waited until just a month or two before their...

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Mezco Announces The New One:12 Collective Popeye and Bluto: Stormy Seas Ahead 2-Pack!

If you had told most collectors that one of the best action figures of 2018 was going to be a Popeye figure, they'd have laughed you out of whatever Facebook group they were trolling in. Despite all odds, though, Mezco gave the One:12 Collective treatment to the old Sailor Man and it was indeed a resounding success. Mixing just the right amounts of artistic interpretation and real-world aesthetic gave their Popeye figure a winning recipe. After following up with a Mezco Direct Exclusive version that came in some of the most clever packaging ever, it looks like Mezco Toyz...

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Mezco Toyz One:12 Collective Previews Exclusive Cyclops Review

I didn’t get around to picking up Mezco’s regular release of Cyclops, though I still plan to. While I really dig that one’s 1990s inspired outfit, I knew I needed this Previews Exclusive version once I saw it. The best X-Men stories were from the 1980s, and this figure screams that era of Cyclops’ adventures. Let’s dig in.  Background Scott Summers has worn several outfits over the last fifty+ years. Some have been iconic and some have been forgettable. (Anyone remember Cyke’s Basilisk costume from the Age of X comics? No? Exactly.) While I grew up on with Scott Summers not...

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Mezco Toyz One:12 Collective Green Lantern John Stewart Review

When Mezco Toyz announced a Green Lantern would be joining the One:12 Collective line, I was slightly surprised that they went with John Stewart at the time. Hal Jordan was the more obvious choice, I thought. (They'd end up soliciting him as a Previews Exclusive release soon after John, anyway.) Then I remembered John's starring role as the resident Green Lantern of the Justice League Unlimited cartoon and it all clicked for me. For a recent generation of fans, John is their Green Lantern. He was just as obvious a choice as Hal; it just depends on when you became...

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Mezco Toyz One:12 Collective Gomez: Agent Edition (w/ Comic) Review

When Mezco first hinted that they would be giving their mascot the One:12 Collective treatment, most fans and collectors balked. In this community, everyone has an opinion of what character should be released next. Giving people something they didn’t even ask for is a definite fast track to lots and lots of Internet griping. However, when the first Agent Gomez was released during Toy Fair, many saw the error of their ways. Gomez was a fantastic figure, and, most importantly, a lot of fun. This past week has seen the re-release of everyone’s favorite dapper cockroach, this time with...

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Action Figure & Collectibles Scale: 1:6 Scale, 1:12 Scale: What Does It All Really Mean?

As the action figure and toy collecting community continues to grow and expand, so does the number of different scales in which action figures and collectibles are available. But as a new toy collector you might be asking yourself: what is scale as it pertains to the world of toys? Why do companies produce figures in any given scale? And what’s the best scale for you? Scale is traditionally written or shown as a ratio, in areas from model cars, to architectural drawings. In the world of action figures and collectibles, scale can be a very important factor to consider...

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Now Carrying Mezco Toyz One:12 Collective Figures!

You asked and we delivered! ToyOrigin.com will now be carrying all current (and future) Mezco Toyz One:12 Collective figures and other products including the popular line of Living Dead Dolls. Collectors all over the world of 1:12 scale action figures have come to love and appreciate the quality and attention to detail that goes into producing this line-up of action figures overseen by Michael Markowitz (Mez), the president of Mezco, who is the driving force behind all aspects of design and development. Mezco Toyz was established in 2000 and has quickly become one of the leaders in the 1:12...

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