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DC Superhero Girls – Toy Fair 2019

At the Mattel event during NY Toy Fair 2019, we checked out the new DC Superhero Girls dolls.

Premiering soon on Cartoon Network, the newly redesigned characters from Lauren Faust include Supergirl, Batgirl, Wonder Woman, Zatanna, Bumblebee, Katana, and Jessica Cruz’s Green Lantern. This includes their superhero outfits, and a different line with outfits of their secret identities.

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Mezco Toyz ONE: 12 and 5 Points figures – NY Toy Fair 2019

Check out the new One:12 Collective and 5 Points figures from Mezco Toyz, featuring new products of Marvel and DC comics characters like 1989 Michael Keaton Batman, Ghost Rider and his motorcycle, Harley Quinn, Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel, Netflix Punisher and Daredevil, Black Bolt, Black Panther, Spider-man, plus Ghostbusters, Hellboy, The Warriors, They Live, Scooby-Doo, The Addams Family and more!

This video also includes a special look at the Toy Fair 2019 exclusive Agent Gomez One:12 figure!

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Mezco Toyz At NY TOY FAIR 2019 – LIVE

We were live at the official start of NY Toy Fair 2019 at the Mezco Toyz press event. Here, they debuted many new One: 12 Collective figures, as well as their new 5 Points line.

Check out the live stream below:

Featured in the video are new One:12 Collective and 5 Points figures including new products of Marvel and DC comics characters like 1989 Michael Keaton Batman, Ghost Rider and his motorcycle, Harley Quinn, Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel, Netflix Punisher and Daredevil, Black Bolt, Black Panther, Spider-man.

Plus Ghostbusters, Hellboy, The Warriors, They Live, Scooby-Doo, The Addams Family and more, including a look at the Toy Fair 2019 exclusive Agent Gomez One:12 figure!

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McFarlane Toys and DC Team Up to Create Collector Figures Starting in 2020

It’s been a very busy news week for toys, and just when I think it will calm down for a few hours, the hits just keep on coming. Earlier today, McFarlane Toys revealed another new license they are adding under their rapidly expanding umbrella – DC Comics.

Whoever would have said to me that Todd McFarlane, father of Spawn and head honcho at Image Comics, would be making DC comics action figures would be ridiculed on sight. Yet, here we are today, and I think the temperature in Hell may have just became a bit chilly.

Here is the info from the official press release:

Batman, Superman and the entire roster of DC’s iconic characters have a new place to hang up their capes and cowls. McFarlane Toys, an award-winning toy company, announced today they have entered into a three-year global licensing agreement with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC, to release DC Multiverse collector figures in both mass and specialty retail spaces. Beginning early 2020, McFarlane Toys will bring dozens of the iconic DC comic books, video games and feature films’ near-endless stable of characters to life with 6” – 12” ultra-posable action figures, corresponding accessories and vehicles branded DC Multiverse.

 “This partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC will be great fun for my company, and a chance to deliver products that millions of fans of the DC brand have been asking for,” said Todd McFarlane, Owner and CEO of McFarlane Toys. “The DC universe has captivated the world and to be able to play in that ‘sandbox’ now makes me feel like a kid all over again. I can’t wait to see what we can accomplish together.” 

The DC Multiverse collector figures and related toys will be available at major retail locations beginning in 2020.

It was announced earlier this year that DC would be ending their partnership with Mattel, who has been producing their toys for years. As of now, Spinmasters has also picked up the figure license along with McFarlane, and we will have to wait until Toy Fair next year to see what both of them do with it.

This new is hot off the heels of McFarlane Toys announcing they will be doing the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, as well as My Hero Academia.

There have been a lot of reveals leading up to NY Toy Fair. Some of the highlights so far have included Hasbro teasing us with a first glimpse of their new Overwatch figures, Diamond Select purchasing Gentle GiantHasbro’s “Star Wars: Galaxy of Adventures” figures,  Mezco’s new One:12 Captain Marvel figureMego announced new 14″ Star Trek figures, and a new line based on characters from Stan Lee’s vault, and Neca debuted a great looking Shredder and Karate Kid set.

Stay tuned this weekend as our exclusive NY Toy Fair 2019 coverage begins on Saturday! 

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Mezco One:12 Collective Marvel & DC Comics figures – NY Toy Fair 2018

Mezco Toyz continued to roll out new One:12 Collective six-inch action figures at NY Toy Fair, and this video showcases some of their offerings for DC Comics. Included in this video is Batman, The Joker, Harley Quinn, Catwoman, Green Lantern, Batman Beyond, Superman, Darkseid and figures based on The Justice League movie, including The Flash and Aquaman.

In this video, we see what’s new for the One:12 Collective six-inch action figures from Marvel Comics. Included in this video is The Black Panther, Blade, Cyclops, Spider-Man, Old Man Logan, Wolverine, Doctor Strange, Thor: Ragnarok characters like Thor, Hulk and Hela, and Netflix’s Daredevil and Punisher, and more.

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COLONEL SANDERS AND DC’S GREEN LANTERN TEAM UP TO ZING BAD GUYS ACROSS THE UNIVERSE IN NEW COMIC BOOK

KFC and DC Entertainment announced today the third installment of the popular Colonel Sanders and Justice League team-up comic book series will be available in print exclusively in DC’s booth (#1915) at San Diego Comic-Con: International, July 19-23, 2017. Created by DC’s Custom Creative Studio, the finger-lickin’-good comic will also be available for digital download for a limited time starting on July 19.

In KFC #3 ACROSS THE UNIVERSE the Colonel goes cosmic in a star-spanning quest to bring crunchy, spicy satisfaction to a hungry universe, only to face a “thieving varmint” who steals his space-bound Zinger chicken sandwiches. Who else but DC’s Green Lantern can help the Colonel scan the universe to catch the thief?! KFC #3’s creative team includes writer Tony Bedard, penciler Tom Derenick, inkers Trevor Scott and Sean Parsons, with a cover by Tom Grummett and Trevor Scott.

“It’s been an honor, a privilege, and just plain FUN working on the last two KFC comics,” stated writer Tony Bedard. “I’m super-excited the story is a trilogy now, with the Colonel planet-hopping across the DC Universe. As a former GREEN LANTERN writer, it’s great to revisit Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps. I’ve written many comics over the years, but the response to teaming up the Colonel with DC Super Heroes has been a phenomenon all its own.”

“As the largest pop culture event in the world, San Diego Comic-Con is the perfect place to unveil our third comic book with DC,” said Steve Kelly, KFC U.S. director of media and digital. “Fans of the Zinger who have been following Colonel Sanders’ quest to make it the most popular chicken sandwich in the universe will finally learn what’s next for the space sandwich in this latest DC comic.”

KFC first partnered with DC’s Custom Creative Studio in 2015 for the release of the critically-acclaimed KFC #1 THE COLONEL OF TWO WORLDS, which was followed by KFC #2 COLONEL CORP in 2016.

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NY Toy Fair 2016: DC Collectibles Video Tour – Batman, Suicide Squad, DC Icons, and more

As mentioned before, my microphone began to have some issues during the last leg of this event, which led ultimately to its demise. Please excuse any scratchy audio, I did my best to make it tolerable when I could, and I can promise that this problem will not happen again.

Jim Fletcher takes us on our annual tour of the DC Collectibles booth with the usual laughs and silly nonsense that you have come to expect from us. In this first video, we look at the newest statues from DC Direct, including the amazingly lifelike statues from the new “Suicide Squad” film, including Harley Quinn, The Joker, Deadshot, Killer Croc, Kitana, and Captain Boomerang. We also see the new statues for “Batman VS Superman: Dawn of Justice”, with Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman.

Additionally, check out the new statues and figures from DC TV, including Flash, Arrow and Supergirl. Stay tuned until the end to see the new prop replica of Captain Cold’s freeze gun, which we try to test and see if it really works.

In our second video, we see the great new line for the Harley Quinn comic series, which hardcore fans will certainly love. Also for the hardcore DC fans, the continuation of their DC Icons figures, which features new version of the John Stewart Green Lantern, Static, Firestorm, Swamp Thing, Wonder Woman, The Joker from “The Killing Joke”, Cameron Stewart style Batgirl and her motorcycle, a deluxe version of Cyborg and the enormous Darkseid figure. Plus, the new accessory packs for this line that are good enough that even casual fans might want to invest in these.

Lastly, the newest figures from the hit video game, “Batman: Arkham Knight”, which Jim assures is far from over yet, and now includes Oracle, Poison Ivy, vacation Joker, Harley Quinn and Batgirl.

Finally, in our last video, we spotlight all of the new offerings from the “Batman: The Animated Series” line, which includes a new version of the Batmobile, Christmas Joker, Harley Quinn, a five-pack with the ladies of DC animated (Livewire, Batgirl, Supergirl, Harley Quinn, and Poison Ivy), The Demon, Ras Al Ghul and his daughter Talia Ghul, the Ventriloquist, Batman Beyond, Frank Miller style Batman, Carrie Kelly Robin and Mutant Leader, Harvey Bullock, and more. Plus, check out the huge new Batwing which has to be seen to be believed!

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“DC Comics” Action Figures from Mattel – NY Toy Fair 2014

During NY Toy Fair 2014, we covered the Matty Collector Press Event, which featured our first looks at new products from WWE, Masters of the Universe Classic, and DC Comics, seen in the video above.

This highlight reel features their new Super Powers line, DC Comics Signature Collection, DC Total Heroes, Arkham City, classic Batman 1966 figures, and plenty more. This event also gave us an up-close look at the new DC Comics Movies line, featuring four-inch versions of Michael Keaton as Batman, Danny Devito as The Penguin, Christopher Reeves as Superman, and Michelle Pfeiffer as Catwoman.

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“DC Collectibles” toys & sculptures at NY Toy Fair 2014 – Batman, Superman, Arkham Origins

Our favorite DC Collectibles Super Hero, Jim Fletcher, gave us the walkthrough of his booth at NY Toy Fair 2014, which featured a legion of new super hero action figures, statues, plushes, and more.

This video features new statues from the Batman: Black and White line, including Neal Adams’ contribution, statues of a pin-up girl style Zatanna with John Constantine rabbit and Catwoman on a motorcycle, Deadman plush figurine, a Batman dart board, DC heroes & villains chess set, more figures from the Greg Capullo line of Batman toys, DC Scribblenauts blind box vinyl figures, Infinite Crisis statues (including Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy and Green Lantern) new DC 52 figures, toys from the CW’s “Arrow” series, and new Batman: Arkham Origins figures based on the hit video game trilogy, including an enormous Joker from the Arkham Asylum game.

All this and plenty more inside the DC Collectibles booth!

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New York Toy Fair 2013: “DC Direct” unveils toys from “Injustice” and new “Superman” movie

“DC Direct” always has one of the best booths at NY Toy Fair, and this year was no exception. The company unveiled many new figures and statues from various DC licenses, from comics to games to movies.

The hot item out of DC Direct this year was their new statues from the upcoming Zac Snyder “Superman” movie, which featured amazingly realistic statues of Superman, Jor-El, Ursa, and General Zod. Photos do not do the likenesses justice, but I hope it gives you enough of an idea to get your expectations high when they are released. Speaking of justice, DC Direct also brought out their new figures from the video game, “Injustice”. The figures will come in two-packs and will be fully articulated 3 3/4 inch figures so players can battle it out off-screen.

Plenty of new six inch figures were shown off, including a new elemental Swamp Thing, and characters based on some of the 52 series, as well as a bevy of variously colored lanterns that are magnetically activated with a ring you can wear to re-enact your favorite Green Lantern moment (or red lantern, or yellow lantern… etc). A few new Batman: Black & White statues were shown off, including my favorite based on the art by Rafael Grampa. The sculptor of this statue was there, so check out the gallery for a pic of him with his creation as well as tons of other photos from the DC Direct booth!

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