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 San Diego Comic Con 2019 Preview Night

Summer nights are something everybody always looks forward to - the days are long, the sun is shining, and people can get out and have a good time. One week in particular that every Hot Toys collector is always excited for in July is San Diego Comic Con (SDCC). The annual San Diego Comic-Con even is one of the largest conventions, typically drawing well over 100,000+ attendees over the 3 day period. SDCC is the time where all the news about anything comic book, media and collectible related is announced and often times revealed for the first time....

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Plastic vs Diecast: The Evolution of Iron Man Hot Toys

My first Hot Toys figure was the original Iron Man release from the original film back in 2008. At the time, I bought the Hot Toys Iron Man Mark III MMS75 for $160 USD brand new. Fast forward to 2019 and the evolution of Hot Toys Iron Man figures has changed the look, feel and pricing of these figures exponentially. One of the biggest component to this change is the introduction of the use of diecast into the Iron Man figure. But is this new change a gimmick, or something crucial for every figure? Side-by-side comparison of the Hot Toys...

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Hot Toys Pepper Potts ‘Rescue Suit’ Pre-Order is Live!

Over the last three weeks there's no doubt that most Hot Toys collectors got a look at one of the many pictures of the Pepper Potts "Rescue Suit" that Hot Toys had on display at a number of the toy shows and conventions throughout Hong Kong promoting Avengers: Endgame. After that iconic scene in the film with Tony Stark and Pepper Potts back-to-back suited up and annihilating the minions of Thanos, collectors have been eagerly waiting to get a complete look at the Hot Toys prototype pictures and full pricing details for this sixth scale figure. The figure officially...

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Marvel Hot Toys Phase 4 Predictions – What’s Next?

Even though Avengers: Endgame is a wrap and the spoiler ban officially lifted the trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home has been sparse about revealing details regarding what's next for the the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It's clear that we are due for some major changes but fans are left asking themselves - what do these changes look like? Which major characters from the Marvel Universe will we see joining our roster of super heroes for the next set of Marvel movies? The recent acquisition of 21st Century Fox by Disney back in March 2019 was a big deal for...

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Hot Toys Figures We Need To See Made

Hot Toys releases a lot of 1:6 scale figures in a given year from a number of different movies and sometimes even a television show or two. We have even seen some figures launch from their Videogame Masterpiece line of figures but very few to date. Despite the onslaught of new releases if you’re anything like me then you’ve probably said to yourself, “Gee, I wish Hot Toys would make a figure of this character” or “Darn, it sure would be great if Hot Toys would finish this team off.” After all, Hot Toys is somewhat notorious for not...

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Top 10 Most Expensive Iron Man Hot Toys

There's no question that popular one sixth scale manufacturer Hot Toys has released a whack ton of different versions of Iron Man Hot Toys armor variants over what is now almost; or more than, a decade of steady Marvel releases. In addition to the regular line of Iron Man suits (Mark I, Mark II, and so on..) the House Party Protocol line of armor that we saw featured in the Iron Man 3 film brings the total number of Iron Man Hot Toys into triple digit territory. Some might even venture to say that much of the success that Hot Toys...

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The Future of Iron-Man Hot Toys: What’s Next?

With the explosive success of Avengers: Infinity War fans all over the world have not been shy about sharing their theories about what's next for the Avengers (in the upcoming sequel due out in 2019) on social media, forums, and just about anywhere and to anyone that will listen! Among the thousands of predictions and theories, one common question continues to pop up time and time again: which Avenger(s) are going to die at the hand of Thanos to save the universe? While things may have ended on a bad note with Infinity War it's clear that the fight is far...

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