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NYCC 2018 Cosplays – Part 2

Check out some more of the great cosplays we saw at NYCC 2018!

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NYCC 2018: Ghostbusters by Playmobil

Following up with what Playmobil released last year, this time the company returned with brand new items that will be for sale in Spring 2019 from Ghostbusters, honoring the films 35th anniversary!

Coming soon, we will have an ECTO-1A from Ghostbusters 2 (which will include lights and sounds), a four-pack of exclusive figures from the first movie (previously only available if you bought all the sets from the launch wave), and six-inch figures of the busters.

We reviewed all of the products from the initial Ghostbusters wave, and thought they were amazing! The ECTO-1 was among the top replicas I have seen of it, and the ECTO-1A looks just as good.

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Marty Abrams on new Mego toy lines in 2019 and beyond

The creator of Mego Toys, Marty Abrams, sat down with us for an in-depth exclusive interview to discuss the return of his company. In this snippet, we go through a lightning round of franchises that Marty explains whether or not Mego can or will make toys of.

While Marty can’t give away everything, there is clearly a plan for growth and a whole bunch of things we missed that will be hitting toy shelves later this year and into 2019.

Make sure to check out the full interview with Marty at this link here – https://bit.ly/2pjHGoI

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New LEGO Brickheadz for 2018 – Jurassic World & Go Brick Me

At the LEGO Fall 2018 Collection Preview Event in NYC, LEGO unveiled some familiar Brickheadz, along with a few new ones coming out this fall and holiday season 2018. Included here are Brickheadz from Infinity War, Justice League, Harry Potter, The Incredibles, Jurassic World, Back to the Future, Star Wars, and more. Not on display but also coming soon is the Ghostbusters Brickheadz of Peter Venkman and Slimer.

Finally, LEGO also debuted their new Go Brick Me set, where people can make a Brickheadz version of themself or whoever they want with an endlessly customizable set filled with bricks of all shapes and sizes.

Best Ghostbusters Toys from NY Toy Fair 2018

With NY Toy Fair 2018 in the books, we look at some of our favorite Ghostbusters toys from the event. Featured in this video are products from Playmobil, Diamond Select, Blitzway, McFarlane Toys, Funko, The Loyal Subjects, and Mezco. If we missed any of your favorites from this years event, let us know in the comments!

Check out our review of the Playmobil Ghostbusters 2 Peter Venkman figure – http://bit.ly/2HMNfEa

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NY Toy Fair 2018 – “The Loyal Subjects” vinyl mystery figures

At NY Toy Fair 2018, The Loyal Subjects showcased a bunch of new lines in their mystery blind box figures, including a horror line with characters from A Nightmare on Elm Street, Friday the 13th, It, and The Exorcist, new Aliens and Predators figures, Ghostbusters mini-figures, Attack on Titan, and the very awesome looking WWE line.

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Diamond Select at NY Toy Fair 2018 – Ghostbusters, Marvel & DC Comics, Pacific Rim, and more

Diamond Select unveiled more prototypes from their Ghostbusters 2 line of action figures, as well as the new figures from their Real Ghostbusters series. All of these will come with pieces of a diorama to make the front door of the Ghostbusters Firehouse.

DST debuted a huge amount of new statues and products from DC comics, including the animated and cinematic universe, and even the 1966 TV series! Items include statues from Batman Beyond, The Justice League, and their own take on classic DC characters!

Check out Diamond Select’s offerings from Toy Fair 2018 of characters from Kingdom Hearts and Sonic the Hedgehog, as well as Jaegers and Kaiju from Pacific Rim 2: Uprising.

Diamond Select’s expansive line of products based on Marvel Comics characters continues to grow, with all new statues and minimates from a variety of Marvel properties.

Shown here are statues and minimates of Venom, Deadpool, Black Panther, Carnage, Wolverine, X-23, Magneto, Elektra, Punisher, Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Spider-Man, Squirrel Girl, Rogue, Dazzler, Domino, Cable, Lady Deadpool, Thanos, and many more.

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Playmobil Booth Tour at NY Toy Fair 2018

Playmobil has been making a big push in the toy market these days, and really making a stand in a number of new markets from licensed properties to sports, blind bags, and more. Here is what we saw in their booth at NY Toy Fair 2018.

Playmobil continues to impress as as the new Ghostbusters 2 figures have already hit shelves, paving the way for their next line of figures & vehicles from “The Real Ghostbusters” cartoon. A must-have for Ghostheads!

Check out Playmobil’s other TV-based licensed playsets and figures from the hit Dreamworks shows “Dragons: Riders of Berk” and “Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron.”

Here is all the new playsets and characters shown during NY Toy Fair 2018 from Playmobil’s new “City Life” & “City Action” waves.

Wrapping up our tour of the Playmobil booth, we take a look at the Explorers line which features a new “Jurassic World” style dinosaur-based line, spooky monster figures and a haunted house playset, licensed sports playsets and players from the NHL and FIFA, and more blind bag figures!

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The Loyal Subjects announces 2018 mini-figure lineup at NY Toy Fair

The Loyal Subjects (TLS)is bringing its World Without Borders to the Big Apple during the upcoming annual North American International Toy Fair February 17-20. The company will preview its exciting 2018 product line-up in booth #6665, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

Not all collectible figures are treated equal, unless they’re from TLS. The company creates collectible three and a quarter inch (3.25”) stylized Action Vinyls (AV), highly detailed, poseable figures that are like nothing else on the market. Action Vinyls lines feature fine-tuned elements, including 12 points of articulation – making them hyper-poseable – plus great sculpt and paint details. AV figures include accessories and collector cards, and many AV lines are packaged in a blind box format with rare chase figures, all for an approximate retail price of $12.99 each. Small figures that PLAY BIG!

All this attention to detail with Action Vinyls styling enables deeper play experiences with dynamic interaction among figures from different lines. In the TLS Universe it makes perfect sense for Skeletor to take on the Red Ranger or have Raphael (TMNT) battle Vegeta – it’s action figures in “Super Smash Bros” style! Having a uniform size and style plus interchangeable accessories across AV lines makes the worlds blend seamlessly.

“The uniqueness of our Action Vinyls is that there are no borders within the TLS Universe. We give the controls back to the collector, so they’re in charge of their own story, their own army building/capture the flag campaign. The power of TLS Action Vinyls are the story telling capabilities inherent in a highly detailed, poseable collectible. We provide that little spark to the collector’s imagination and watch that fire ignite when the collectors go knee deep into their stories. It’s magical!,” noted Jonathan Cathey, The Loyal Subjects Founder/CEO and President. “We are driven by consumer passion. We hear time-and-time again that The Loyal Subjects collectibles are drivers for a more enhanced, fulfilled customer experience. It’s like the “Indian in the Cupboard” – our figures spring to life! Collectors become their own screenwriters, producers, actors, and directors of their own show and that’s really powerful!”

The Loyal Subjects is an emerging brand that is thriving at big box retailers, such as Walmart and Target, and is also formidable on specialty store shelves, including Hot Topic, GameStop, and Toys“R”Us. The company has sold more than 2MM Action Vinyls collectible figures since its first AV release in 2012. TLS has enjoyed rapid expansion over the past couple of years as it moved to the “main stage,” propelled by a growing base of passionate collectors who are known to drive hundreds of miles to visit many stores in order to load up on TLS AV figures.

The 2018 Action Vinyls product line-up from The Loyal Subjects include:
· Mega Man: Available now at mass market and specialty retail locations
· ThunderCats: Available now at mass market and specialty retail locations
· Horror: featuring characters from It, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Friday the 13th, and The Exorcist: Available May 2018
· Aliens: Available May 2018
· Predator 2: Available June 2018
· WWE: Available June 2018
· Game of Thrones: Available July 2018
· Gudetama: Available July 2018
· Nickelodeon ‘90s Splat!: Available July 2018
· Ghostbusters: Available September 2018
· One Punch Man: Available November 2018
· Naruto: Available November 2018

TLS pays homage to the collector base by offering branded scarcity items and “Easter eggs.” Club 28™ is a very limited edition of 28 figures included in an AV line! Aftermarket values on a single Club 28 figure can swell into thousands of dollars. These scarce products are stamped with a “28” to commemorate the edition. Additionally, in its retailer-exclusive editions of each AV line, the company produces a single Gold figure stamped with the retailer name (i.e. Walmart’s Gold figure has a “WM” stamp, Hot Topic “HT”, Toys”R”Us “TRU”, Target “TG”). These figures are a collector’s “Holy Grail,” with some Gold figures trading between collectors for upwards of $5,000.

Expect more coverage of TLS later this week after we visit their booth during NY Toy Fair 2018!

Playmobil “Ghostbusters 2” Peter Venkman – figure review

Who ya’ gonna call? Playmobil, as they just released their new line of figures based on Ghostbusters 2. This new series includes the four boys in grey, and is focused purely on mini-figures and no vehicles or playsets. It also integrates some new app play with their free Playmogram app that projects a holographic image of a ghost via your phone. Is this line worth checking out? Watch our review to find out!

Featuring Andrea from IGH