Cyclops' Best Design Gets a Great Figure, and More Xcellent Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly round up of the best toys we’ve seen that are currently trying to swipe our hard-earned wages (earned by writing about toys, of course). This week: Tyrion Lannister gets the booze-wielding figure he deserves, Funko gets overtly muscular with retro Thundercats figures, and more!

Your Very Own Lifesize Replica of BB-8 Will Cost You Almost $4,000

Considering how he steals almost every scene he’s in, it didn’t take long for BB-8 to become a fan favorite, and for everyone obsessed with Star Wars to want a rolling droid of their own. Sideshow Collectibles is about to make that dream come true, or at least as close as possible, with a new life-sized figure that…

Even More Weird and Wonderful Comic-Con Exclusives, and the Rest of the Best Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular roundup of the newest, coolest toys we want to add to our collections. This week’s entries might be a bit hard to acquire though—because truly, San Diego Comic-Con exclusive season is upon us. We’ve got creepy Yodas! Aquamen! Spaceship cockpits! Oh, and a Swedish chef. Take a…

Adorable Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Figures, and More of the Most Totally Radical Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular dosage of all things merchandise. This week, we’ve got claws out for a very cool Iron Spider figure, Lego’s descent into chibi-figurine madness continues, and Overwatch’s premiere edgelord slinks into action figure form for the first time. Hide those wallets, the toys are here!

Aliens' Original SFX Artists Helped Sideshow Create the Most Accurate Alien Queen Collectible Ever

The exposed skeletons and incredible detail helped make H. R. Giger’s design for the creatures in Alien unforgettably terrifying. James Cameron took things to the next level when he introduced the giant xenomorph queen in his 1986 sequel, Aliens, which is being flawlessly recreated as a new collectible maquette from…

Adorable, Finger-Hugging Dinosaurs, and More of the Coolest Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round-up of the coolest (and often the shiniest) toys and merchandise we’ve been ogling lately. This week: some remarkably stylish Gundams, some weirdly cute finger-mounted dinosaurs, and more Avengers figures than you can shake an Infinity Gauntlet at. Check it out!

A Truly Amazing Batman: The Animated Series Figure, and More of the Best Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, which after a post-Toy Fair break, is back and ready to tempt your wallet with all sorts of lavish toys and collectibles. This week, we’ve got a very special Lego minifigure, almost comically deadly darts, and a Jabba worthy of any great Hutt’s display cabinet. Come take a look!

A Master Sword for Battling Rain, the Return of the One, and More of Our Favorite Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly roundup of the best toys you might have missed, but deserve to know about. This week we should all take our red pills for the return of the One, featuring an amazing likeness of Keanu Reeves; a 10-inch version of Arya Stark that we’re almost certain is based on Maisie Williams;…

Recreate an Iconic Teen Titans Comic Book Cover on Your Desk, and More of the Best Toys of the Week

After a brief holiday hiatus, Toy Aisle makes its triumphant return with an exclusive first look at a new collectible from DC Comics that fans of The New Teen Titans will want to start saving for. We’ve also got the easiest way to build your own ship-in-a-bottle courtesy of Lego, and something for Star Trek: Discovery…

The Darkwing Duck Action Figure You've Always Wanted, and More of the Best Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly round up of all the fabulous new toys just waiting to drain our wallets of their precious monetary fluids. This week, Hot Toys tackles The Last Jedi’s most important characters, plus a patriotically posable Captain America, and even stranger Stranger Things board games.

The Joker Figure of a Thousand Faces, And More of the Most Wonderful Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly round up of the coolest toys and merchandise floating around the internet. This week, we’ve got a festive Lego set, an obscenely over-the-top Nerf cannon, and yes, a Joker figure just resplendent with different emotions. Take a look, and prepare to hide your wallet somewhere…

A Very Cool Take on the First Appearance of Batman, And More of the Best Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly recap of the most delightful toys we’ve seen on the web. This week, a Grand Moff Tarkin figure that could give the Rogue One recreation a run for its money, some very cool (and very weird) robot monkeys, and even more Bat-mania with a slick new ride for the Dark Knight.

Building This Massive Gladiator Hulk Totally Justifies Buying All These Thor: Ragnarok Figures

Making an exclusive “build-a-figure” that’s only available by purchasing several others is a marketing tactic that toy collectors often have to endure. But after watching the first spectacular trailer for Thor: Ragnarok, we want every figure in Hasbro’s new Marvel Legends Series six-inch line, including the giant…

More Than Two Years After It Was Announced, the Greatest Action Figure Ever Is Finally Shipping (Soon)

When a fancy new toy is revealed, it’s not uncommon to have to wait a few months to actually get your hands on one. But Hot Toys has been testing the resolve of Iron Man fans who pre-ordered the company’s towering Hulkbuster figure over two and a half years ago, and will now have to wait just a little while longer…