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

US Soldier Makes Awesome Action Figures Out of Recyclable Materials

Private First Class Rupert Valero is currently stationed at Khandahar, Afghanistan. In his spare time, he's become something of a toymaker, building "action figure" type toys with recycled bottle caps or whatever found materials he stumbles upon. Some of the figures he makes are truly gorgeous and out there. » 2/15/11 11:00am 2/15/11 11:00am

Toy Modder Extraordinaire Steampunks Return of the Jedi

Some of you may be suffering from Steampunk fatigue, but I still get giddy when I see it done up right. Master toy modder Sillof » 10/10/08 3:10am 10/10/08 3:10am, whose we've a couple times before, has tickled my fancy with an update to his action figure line. This time you've got even more detailed Steamtroopers, a mob boss-like Jabba the Hutt,…