The First Official Shots of That Unbelievable Iron Man Hulkbuster Figure

Hot Toys is well known for its line of unbelievably-detailed action figures that are often hard to distinguish from the actual characters seen on-screen. And now we finally have the first official shots of its upcoming 21-inch tall Iron Man Hulkbuster figure from Avengers: Age of Ultron. If anyone needed further proof… » 3/03/15 9:26am Today 9:26am

This Intricate Figure Is Our Best Look Yet At Ultron From Avengers: AOU

One of the many, many reasons to love toys is that they often give us a sneak peek at upcoming movies or TV series we're dying to know more about. It's no surprise that Avengers: Age of Ultron will arrive in theaters alongside countless toys on store shelves, but ahead of its release Hot Toys is finally giving us a… » 2/11/15 9:18am 2/11/15 9:18am

Despite the Movie, This Mech From The Matrix Revolutions Is Marvelous

It's pretty clear those Wachowskis didn't have much of a storyline gameplan for Neo and company after the first Matrix film, but one good thing to come from those two forgettable sequels is threezero's wonderfully-detailed miniature version of the Armored Personnel Units—or APU for short—from The Matrix Revolutions. » 2/09/15 4:31pm 2/09/15 4:31pm

This Is the Iron Giant Figure We Deserved 16 Years Ago

It's a testament to Brad Bird's skills as a storyteller that The Iron Giant still holds a soft spot in the hearts of countless fans, even if the animated film wasn't as big a blockbuster as Bird's later Pixar efforts. And if you've got an extra $300 lying around, you can finally bring home your own version of the Iron… » 1/22/15 3:01pm 1/22/15 3:01pm

The Definitive Darth Vader Figure Even Has His Iconic Breathing Sounds

Every time Hot Toys announces a new figure it's a chance for fans and other toy companies to see exactly how a collectible should be made. And while there have been thousands of Darth Vader toys released since Star Wars premiered in 1977, Hot Toy's 14-inch version is easily the definitive Vader figure thanks to some… » 1/01/15 12:49pm 1/01/15 12:49pm

This R2-D2 Figure Is So Articulated It Could Probably Teach Yoga

He can roll around, hobble along on two feet, and apparently even fly at one point in his astromech career, but as far as robots go, R2-D2 never seemed that articulated. At least until the folks at Kaiyodo inducted the droid into their Revoltech line, which is known for having some of the most posable action figures… » 12/30/14 3:17pm 12/30/14 3:17pm

An Incredible High-res Gallery Of All the Original Star Wars Toys

As a global phenomenon, Star Wars is as much about the toys as it is about the movies themselves. It was the first film franchise to really capitalize on its merchandising potential, and over on The Man Who Shot Luke Skywalker you'll find an amazing high-res collection of all the original product shots from Kenner's… » 12/29/14 10:41am 12/29/14 10:41am

Hot Toys' Iron Man Hulkbuster Could Be the Greatest Action Figure Ever

Once you accept the harsh truth that adding Hot Toys' upcoming Iron Man Hulkbuster to your collection probably means there won't be any money for your kids to go to college, it becomes easier to get excited about owning what is probably the most detailed figure ever created. » 12/19/14 9:14am 12/19/14 9:14am

Blank Action Figures Let You Customize Your Own Superheroes

Unimpressed with the current crop of action figures on the shelves of your local toy store? Convinced you've come up with a better superheroine or hero? With some paint, magic markers, and maybe even a little modelling clay, you can now create your own action figure without having to pay for a 100,000 unit production… » 12/17/14 9:38am 12/17/14 9:38am

There's a Dollhouse Hidden Inside This Transforming Chair

It doesn't take long for a child's bedroom or playroom to become filled with a sea of toys, furniture, and playsets leaving it a perpetual mess. So like with any room in your home, finding furniture that does double-duty can help maximize that space, and this child-sized wooden chair that transforms into a dollhouse… » 12/09/14 11:35am 12/09/14 11:35am

Threezero's 12-Inch RoboCop 1.0 Definitely Looks Better Than the Remake

It's rare that a remake of a movie lives up to the original, and the recent RoboCop reboot was definitely no exception. What it did have going for it was some awesome robot designs, and while we're still partial to Peter Weller's RoboCop, the 2014 version still translates to an impressive 12-inch figure courtesy of… » 11/03/14 10:31am 11/03/14 10:31am

You Can Finally Personalize a Marvel Action Figure With Your Own Face

Convinced you're handsomer than Tony Stark? Or look better in blue than Captain America? Marvel (Disney), Hasbro, and a 3D printing company called 3DPlusMe have joined forces to give comic book fans a brief opportunity to turn themselves into an action figure—as long as their favorite characters are either Iron Man or… » 9/18/14 12:40pm 9/18/14 12:40pm

More Steve Jobs Action Figures Are On Their Way

Ah the second anniversary of someone's death. The biography is a bestseller. The movie with Ashton Kutcher is out. The mourning process is on its natural course. But one more thing has to happen: new action figures. Sure, there may be a model from February, but that was then and this is now. Enter the "Steve Jobs 2nd… » 10/06/13 12:13pm 10/06/13 12:13pm

15 Toylines from the '80s That Will Never Ever Be Coming Back

The ‘80s were the golden age of the action figure, but not all '80s toylines were gold. For every He-Man or Transformers, there are a dozen series that will never return — either because they’ve been forgotten, or they've been outclassed, or just because they sucked in the first place. Here are 15 toylines whose… » 9/20/13 3:57pm 9/20/13 3:57pm

The Most Detailed Star Wars Figure Ever Is 13 Inches of Sith Glory

Putting every action figure ever released to shame, Sideshow Collectibles has announced an absolutely stunning 13.5-inch tall Darth Vader figure that's promised to be the most detailed Star Wars toy ever released. It includes everything from glowing electronics on his chest plate and belt, a selection of… » 5/24/13 1:08pm 5/24/13 1:08pm

9 Badass Movie Characters That Finally Have Their Own Action Figures

It really wasn't until George Lucas came along with Star Wars in the late 1970s that movie tie-ins, particularly action figures, became a big part of a film's marketing push. As a result you can get a miniature version of your favorite character from most films these days, but that wasn't always the case. » 12/10/12 5:20pm 12/10/12 5:20pm