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NY Toy Fair 2018 Review

Matthew from NerdNewsToday.com and Andrea from InsertGeekHere.com survived NY Toy Fair 2018, and are back with a “quick” rundown of many of the sights at this annual industry event.

Matthew and Andrea look back at some of the highs and lows, the best and worst, the most exciting surprises & reveals and the biggest letdowns of NY Toy Fair 2019. This includes discussion on products from NECA, Playmates, Mezco, Lego, Diamond Select, Factory Entertainment, Entertainment Earth, Quantum Mechanix, Seven 20, Titan Merchandise, Kidrobot, Playmobil, Basic Fun, Hasbro, Mattel, and many more.

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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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Rick & Morty Spaceship & Garage Construction Set Review AKA The Rage

Matthew and Andrea wrap up their extensive look at the Rick & Morty construction sets, finishing with the largest set – The Spaceship and Garage Large Construction Set . Note the optimism and smiles at the start of the video. Those won’t make it to the end. Neither did our souls. Mostly Andrea’s soul….

McFarlane Toys “Rick and Morty” Smith Garage Rack Construction Set Review

I’m Mr. Meeseeks! Look at me! Look at this video review of McFarlane Toys “Rick and Morty” Smith Garage Rack Construction Set! I’m Mr. Meeseeks!

Don’t worry, I don’t do that much in this review… at least after the first minute or two when Andrea got so mad that she was going to stab me with the TIE Fighter in the background. So don’t be a Jerry – watch this review.

McFarlane Toys “Rick and Morty” Scary Terry Construction Set Review

You can run, but you can’t hide from our review of McFarlane Toys “Rick & Morty” Scary Terry construction set review. And as a bonus, here is our interview with the voice actor behind Scary Terry, Jess Harnell, who talks about the role and if we might see a return of this character in the future.

McFarlane Toys “Rick and Morty” Ants in My Eyes Johnson Construction Set Review

You’ve got to have ants in your eyes to not watch our review of McFarlane Toys “Rick and Morty” Ants in My Eyes Johnson Electronics’ construction set. Is this deal a scorcher or will you feel all the pain that Ants in My Eyes Johnson can’t if you buy this? Find out in this video.

McFarlane Toys “Rick & Morty” the Discreet Assassin Construction Set Review

Oooh weee! Welcome to the first episode of many as we review McFarlane Toys construction sets of everyone’s favorite intoxicated scientist and his nebbish sidekick, Adult Swim’s “Rick and Morty” on Cartoon Network.

In episode one, we check out the Discreet Assassin Construction Set, featuring Krombopulos Michael ( #KMichaelKills).

McFarlane Toys to make toys from “Star Trek: Discovery” and Classic Star Trek Series

McFarlane Toys has signed a toy license deal with CBS Consumer Products to create figures, role play weapons and accessories for the new Star Trek: Discovery television series. In addition, McFarlane Toys will also create merchandise from the entire Star Trek universe, ranging from the iconic classic television series Star Trek: The Original Series to the legendary films.

The initial line will highlight two of the most iconic characters in the Star Trek universe with articulated 7-inch figures of U.S.S. Enterprise Captain James T. Kirk from Star Trek: The Original Series and U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D Captain Jean-Luc Picard from Star Trek: The Next Generation. These figures will debut in window box collector packaging and feature iconic accessories such as phasers and communicators. Various characters from the highly-anticipated Star Trek: Discovery television series and other adaptations will follow.

“Star Trek is hands down one of the most groundbreaking and innovative franchises in the history of entertainment,” said Todd McFarlane, Owner and CEO of McFarlane Toys. “We plan on carrying that forward with our upcoming toy lines, giving fans a fresh and detailed look, that their favorite characters deserve.”

“We are excited to sign McFarlane Toys as the first licensee for Star Trek: Discovery. Their commitment to quality and dedication to fans is the perfect combination to bring this lineup of products to life,” said Veronica Hart, Senior Vice President of CBS Consumer Products. “We know Star Trek fans worldwide are looking forward to it as much as we are.”

McFarlane’s Star Trek toys will be available in the Spring of 2018 at major retailers worldwide starting at an MSRP: $19.99. For more information about Star Trek, visit www.startrek.com. For more information about everything McFarlane Toys, fans are encouraged to check out www.mcfarlane.com as well as the McFarlane social media channels for updates and news.

For over 20 years McFarlane Toys has produced toys for various entertainment properties, and is renowned for its attention to detail and unmistakable craftsmanship. This collaboration with Star Trek will undoubtedly give fans all over the world new and unique collectables that will be “true to life” replicas of both legendary and new characters from the Star Trek franchise.

Born from the mind of Gene Roddenberry, the original Star Trek series debuted on September 8, 1966 and aired for three seasons — a short run that belied the influence it would have for generations. It spawned six more television series and 13 feature films spanning the course of half a century. Its newest chapter, Star Trek: Discovery, will feature a new ship, new characters, and new missions, while embracing the same ideology and hope for the future that inspired a generation of dreamers and doers. The series will premiere on the CBS Television Network with all subsequent episodes available on CBS All Access, the Network’s digital subscription video on demand and live streaming service, and will be distributed concurrently by CBS Studios International on Netflix in 188 countries and in Canada on Bell Media’s Space channel and OTT service CraveTV.

McFarlane Toys to Produce Figures from “Labyrinth” and “The Dark Crystal”

The Jim Henson Company has partnered with McFarlane Toys, which will harken back to its roots of “Movie Maniacs” to create figures of classic characters from two of Henson’s most well-known features Labyrinth and The Dark Crystal.

Directed by visionary Jim Henson and executive produced by George Lucas, Labyrinth is a fanboy favorite and wonder of puppetry. Stuck babysitting her brother, teenager Sarah, resentfully wishes The Goblin King (memorably portrayed by David Bowie) can take him away. When her wish comes true, Sarah must head into the Labyrinth herself to save him. Since its 1986 release the film has garnered a cult popularity and is still reveled in today’s era as a timeless classic.

The Dark Crystal, directed by Jim Henson and Frank Oz, brilliantly weaves a timeless myth of good and evil. In another time, The Dark Crystal, a source of balance and truth in the universe, was broken, dividing the world into two factions; the wicked Skeksis and the peaceful Mystics. Now, as the convergence of the three suns approaches, the crystal must be healed, or darkness will reign forever. The Dark Crystal’s fanbase has only risen since the film’s debut and has also developed a cult following of fans across the world.

McFarlane Toys has produced highly detailed figures and construction sets for various entertainment properties and this collaboration with The Jim Henson Company will give fans of these iconic films new and unique action figures that are “true to life” replicas of their on-screen personas.

The upcoming toys will include a 7-inch figure of Labyrinth’s Jareth The Goblin King, and for The Dark Crystal, fans can look forward to figures of Jen and Kira. Each figure will be highly detailed and come fully articulated to recreate infamous movie scenes. These figures will also debut in new window box collector packaging and will come with Labyrinth and The Dark Crystal branded detailed bases.

“Fans of both Labyrinth and The Dark Crystal continue to grow, while both brands also enjoy the passionate and loyal support of committed followers for decades,” said Vice President of Global Consumer Products for The Jim Henson Company, Federico San Martin. “We are looking forward to McFarlane toys introducing the characters that defined these classic adventures to our legions of fans around the world.”

“Jim Henson was one of the most visually creative minds, and these incredible movies are just the tip of the iceberg,” said Todd McFarlane, Owner and CEO of McFarlane Toys. “We pride ourselves on our creativity and attention to detail, and to be able to make figures of these iconic characters is something pretty special.”

McFarlane Toys’ Labyrinth Jareth The Goblin King figure will be available at major retailers this November carrying an MSRP: $19.99 (and now available for pre-order, HERE). The Dark Crystal Jen and Kira figures are slated to release Spring 2018.