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

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