Solo's Breakout New Characters Get Action Figures, and More of the Coolest Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of the coolest toys and merchandise we’ve seen floating around the internet lately. This week, the Solo deluge continues, SDCC’s 2018 exclusives begin tempting our wallets, and Lego just can’t stop revealing cutesy little BrickHeadz. Check it out!

SpongeBob SquarePants, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Clean House at Tony Awards Nominations

This year’s Tony Awards nominations are out, and it’s a great time to be a nerd who likes theater. SpongeBob SquarePants tied Mean Girls for the most Tony Award nominations this year, with Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two coming in close behind. That’s right: A musical about a talking sponge is one…

All the Garbage I Had to Sit Through Before I Watched Coco

When a new Pixar film arrives, it’s usually accompanied by a charming animated short. I loved these shorts growing up—sometimes they’re even better than the feature they precede. That’s why it was so hard to watch as Disney scrapped the tradition and instead spat out a never-ending ad for Frozen merchandise last night…