Hot Toys Spider-Man: Far From Home – Movie Promo Edition Review MMS 535

When the original release of the Hot Toys Tech Suit dropped in both regular and a deluxe version, no one could guess that it would sell out or rise in price so quickly in the aftermarket.  The Spider-Man: Homecoming releases were exceptionally done, but if you skipped them or weren’t collecting at the time, the odds of grabbing one for a reasonable price were slim to none. Luckily, when the sequel, Spider-Man: Far From Home was released, Spider-Man wore his Tech Suit in several scenes. This allowed Hot Toys to re-release the figure (with some slight improvements) as a Sideshow...

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Hot Toys Spider-Man (Scarlet Spider Suit) Sixth Scale Figure VGM34 Review

It may seem hyperbolic to say that Insomniac Games’ PS4 exclusive Spider-Man (2018) video game is one of the best multimedia representations of the wall crawler to date, truly capturing the spirit of the comic book. It might seem that way, but it well and truly is.  So when the game doubled-down on the enjoyment I was having by also allowing me to swap between the many outfits that Spider-Man has worn in his decades-long career, I was understandably pleased. When Hot Toys announced that they would be making figures of those various suits, most notably the Scarlet Spider?! I needed it RIGHT...

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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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10 Sci-Fi / Fantasy Characters Hot Toys Needs To Make

When it comes to pop culture like comics, television and movies there will always be a character that says something to you. A character that really speaks to something deep inside of you and leaves a lasting impression. One of the worst feelings for a collector of sixth scale figures or other collectibles is when you can’t find a good representation of that character you lust for. For fans of science fiction movies and television shows this is unfortunately a norm with Hot Toys and other major companies typically sticking to the popular licenses from Marvel, DC Comics and...

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Hot Toys Figures That Look Identical To the Actor

Attempting to capture an actor’s likeness in action figure form can be an incredible feat. More often than not, some tiny detail or imperfection in an actor’s chin or nose will fail to be properly reproduced, throwing off the entire sculpt. Sometimes a figure will succeed from one angle, but when viewed from another, they fall flat. The Hong Kong-based toy manufacturer Hot Toys has long been known as the top name in movie collectibles. Their sixth scale figures seem to work some manner of dark magic that allows them to steal a little bit of the actors’ souls,...

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LED Lighting Explained: Elevate your Hot Toys Collection

So you got your hands on the figures, you got the display units, and you marked off an area in the house to display your Hot Toys or figure collection but something is missing. You ask yourself: what else is there that you can do to highlight your collection? The next natural step for upgrading your collection is the addition of LED lighting. This additional step can really make your display the centerpiece of your home if properly executed with the correct understanding of LED lights and how they function and look based on watts or color temperature. Without...

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Tips for Hot Toys Collectors on a Budget

Embarking on a quest to collect anything can be an expensive task and collecting Hot Toys or other one sixth scale figures is no exception. With new figures being announced at such a rapid pace in recent months the wait time between release dates continues to slim down. With an average Hot Toys figure bearing a price tag somewhere in the $250-400 USD range it's tough for most collectors to budget paying for more than a single figure at a time. If you read our article on Getting Started Collecting Hot Toys you might remember the point we made about...

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