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SDCC 2019 NECA TMNT REVEALS! April O’ Neil, Casey Jones, Metalhead & more!

Our SDCC 2019 coverage continues, as we put the spotlight on NECA and their Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles figures! Here is everything we know about what they revealed on Preview Night of the con, including the debut of April O’ Neil, Casey Jones, Metalhead, and other figures, including more Foot Clan ninjas, new deco for the cartoon turtles, closer looks at Slash and Leatherhead, and some Easter Eggs to tease future figures! NECA is expanding this line fast and hard, so stay tuned for more info as the show continues.

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Late Night SDCC 2019 Toy Chat – WWE Ghostbusters, NECA TMNT & He-Man Origins

Let’s have a late night SDCC 2019 chat about a few toy reveals from preview night!

There’s a lot to talk about but this particular video is going to highlight the Mattel WWE Ghostbusters figures, Masters of the Universe Origins line, and NECA’s TMNT reveals!

Stay tuned tomorrow and through the weekend for more live streams with all the toy news and much more!

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NECA Reveals First SDCC 2019 Exclusive – TMNT “Capture of Splinter” Pack

San Diego Comic Con 2019 is getting closer each day, and the announcements of exclusives have just been getting started. Today, NECA revealed their first show special, an amazing four-pack of seven-inch figures from the 1990 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, “The Capture of Splinter”.

Check out tons of images below along with some info:

Here is their official description:

To keep up with tradition, we are happy to announce our first #SDCC2019 Exclusive, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990 Movie) – 7” Scale Action Figure – “The Capture of Splinter” 4-Pack!

After wading in a puddle of radioactive waste, four ordinary reptiles become more than just turtles, and are raised by the similarly transformed rat Splinter to become New York City’s greatest crime-fighting quartet. Their biggest enemy—and Splinter’s nemesis—is The Shredder, ruthless leader of the Foot Clan, a criminal organization that’s terrorizing the city. Yet is only after Splinter is captured by the Foot that the Turtles learn how far back his feud with Shredder goes…

This epic box set recreates the “Capture of Splinter” scene from the 1990 movie in 7” scale, all the way down to the in-box positioning! The set includes Splinter (with cloth robe), Shredder (with cloth cape), and two Foot soldiers, plus plenty of extras: manacles, a cardstock crate, and a weapons rack for storing all the Foot clan accessories.

Slipcase over window box packaging.

Be on the lookout for our next reveal coming on Saturday, May 25th.

No price has been announced yet for this pack, but last year the movie set was around $200. I expect this one to be around the same, but likely a bit higher due to inflation and the sheer number of larger accessories. Don’t be surprised if this hits $225 or $250 thanks to that weapons rack.

Last year, some sets were available before SDCC due to a limited online sale, but no word was mentioned about that yet. Stay tuned for more info as it comes out, as well as more SDCC 2019 exclusives to be announced by NECA and others in the coming weeks.

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NECA reveals “Candyman” Figure

We dare you to say his name five times! Over on their Facebook page, NECA revealed a new eight-inch action figure of Tony Todd as the infamous “Candyman”.

This iconic horror character is now being given the MEGO-style treatment by NECA, complete with fabric clothes and his notorious hook hand.

NECA’s clothed action figure features the likeness of legend Tony Todd in two forms – interchangeable heads allow regular and bee-covered expressions. The figure also has an elaborate soft goods coat and comes with an attachable “bee swarm” chest.

The photos you see here are all pending licensor approval, which means these are not necessarily the final sculpt you will get once it is released. I am sure we will see more updates as we get closer to the time period these hit shelves.

The figure will be packaged in a window box, which has yet to be revealed.

“Candyman” joins many other horror characters in this line that all share the same scale. However, he also joins a few other franchises done in this style, so he can now haunt the likes of The Golden Girls, or maybe just help them eat their cheesecake.

The ship date for this item is November 2019, so not long after New York Comic Con 2019.

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NECA officially Takes TMNT ToyLine Global

Today, NECA formally announced what they teased last week about their TMNT figures going global. In the press release you can read below, the company delivered the news that their toyline would be more accessible to customers across the planet!

Read the presser below:

U.S.-based National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA) announced today the expansion of its licensing agreement with Viacom Nickelodeon Consumer Products (VNCP) for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT). For the first time ever, NECA’s distribution agreement will include international markets, allowing its bestselling TMNT action figures and collectibles to be sold in dozens of countries around the world from Asia to Europe to South America.

NECA first acquired the TMNT license in 2016 and has produced an expansive line of collector products based on the franchise’s movies and animated series, including action figures, prop replicas, accessories, collectibles and more. Until now, NECA items have only been available in the U.S., and this expansion into international markets will bring NECA’s TMNT product to fans around the world.

“Bringing our Turtle product to fans worldwide is something we have wanted for years. Thanks to our great partnership with Nickelodeon, we are so grateful to finally give loyal international Turtle fans – who have been supporting our TMNT line since its inception – an opportunity to collect this fantastic range,” said Randy Falk, NECA’s director of product development.

NECA is a leading creator, marketer, and global distributor of licensed consumer products based on some of the world’s most recognizable movies, video games, comic books, and pop culture. The NECA group of companies includes game developer and publisher WizKids, urban vinyl icon Kidrobot, and Joseph Enterprises, Inc., the creator of Chia Pet, The Clapper and other iconic American products.


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NECA Reveals Packaging For “Golden Girls” Figures

This may be the most anticipated toy-line of 2019… okay, maybe not, but I know a ton of people who don’t collect toys that are totally going to buy these. When NECA first announced and revealed the prototypes for these MEGO-style Golden Girls figures, the internet exploded. Over a year later, the hype remains, and the demand will be enormous.

Today, NECA posted pics on their Facebook page of the packages for the figures.

The figures stand eight inches tall, and come with fabric outfits. There have been some changes made to them since the first protos were debuted, and these are now up to par for fans of the show.

Sophia has the iconic cheesecake, but luckily the back of each box includes a pic of their favorite late-night snack.

Don’t sleep on these figures, as they are going to be extremely hot. I have a feeling these will be just as hard to find as the NECA TMNT figures in Target.

Underestimating something as mainstream as Golden Girls would be a mistake, and I expect scalpers to be hunting these down hard! If you see one of these toys in the wild, rescue it from their clutches – and if you don’t want it for yourself, send it to us!

The Golden Girls figures are due out in stores this May.

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NECA TMNT Figures Coming To International Stores Near You

Ninja Turtles fans around the world are about to be in for a big treat, thanks to one of our favorite toymakers, NECA!

Over on their Facebook page, NECA posted the following image, which seems to offer a big hint of something for a group of very patient fans:

The image is a turtleshell covered in stickers from various countries, meaning the TMNT figures may finally get a long awaited international release.

The countries listed include Poland, the UK, Japan, Italy, Brazil, Canada, Germany, France, and Ireland.

Back during Toy Fair, we spoke with one of their reps about this as a fan in Australia asked about it. At that time, it was something they said they were working on, and it seems that NECA came through in a big way.

According to Toy Ark, so far it seems it’s the cartoon versions of the Turtles, specifically the two-packs, but perhaps the movie turtles will soon join them. We will update this post once we have more info about additional lines headed across the globe.

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Scorpion Alien by NECA – Action Figure Review

In space, no one can hear you play with toys. Today, we review the Scorpion Alien figure by NECA, based on the vintage 90s Kenner line of “Aliens” figures.

This particular figure, along with Apone (which we also reviewed here), were my first ever Aliens toys growing up as a kid. While the nostalgia is strong with these, this Scorpion Alien is a five-star figure that has made me officially want to buy this entire line from NECA. Watch the video see why!

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Kenner style Sgt. Apone by NECA – Action Figure Review

One of my favorite toy lines as a kid was Kenner’s “Aliens” line. NECA has revived that line with their Aliens license, and brought us a modernized version, done with their superb sculpting and using the vintage Kenner look.

This Apone, which features an amazing sculpt of actor Al Matthews, is definitely going to be a contender for figure of the year. Even if you never played with this toy as a kid and have no nostalgia for it, this figure is perfect in so many ways. Watch the review to find out why!

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NY Toy Fair 2019 Review

We were at NY Toy Fair 2019, and saw a ton of things. Here is our review and discussion of some of the things we saw, what we liked, what we didn’t like, best surprises and biggest disappointments!

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Some of the highlights include our looks at booths from NECA, Super7, Mezco, McFarlane Toys, Diamond Select, DC Collectibles, Playmobil, and more. Plus, discussion on what happened to action figures for girls, the retro gaming arcade craze with a look at four different booths making them, and some of our favorite indy booths.

Quick note: We had the wrong price for the Super Impulse Micro Arcade. We said it would be $11 but that is the wholesale price – retail will be $19.99 – 24.99.

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