Hot Toys may be the Ferrari of realistic collectibles, but they’re not the only game in town. Especially when there’s a buck to be made selling less than legal bootleg toys in the process. Unlike the days of Robert-Cop however, the people who roll out such figures are actually producing a damn fine alternative that just manages to skirt the line of the copyright that would like to bust them.
The San Diego Comic Con is about more than just movies. It’s about cosplay, comics and most important of all: Exclusive toys. Plenty of retailers will have a few wares on offer, that’ll only be sold at the SDCC before said buyers charge ludicrous sums for them on eBay. I think Hasbro might have the best exclusive of the lot.
How did the LEGO company shake off $800 million worth of debt and survive to become the most powerful brand in the world? By checking in with its fanbase and realising that it didn’t need to make obscene profits at first, that’s how.
For a franchise that features plenty of armour, exotic guns and space-Satan, you’d expect there to be a lot more Destiny merchandise on the shelves. And while there is some, there simply isn’t enough of the game in one crucial category: Toys. Until now, that is.
You might want to try and keep the Punisher off the shelf that has other villainous sixth-scale movie characters in your collection, as Hot Toys have brought the gun-toting vigilante to sixth-scale life.
When it comes to collector's items some like bobbleheads, some like toys, and others like signed memorabilia! Well, guess what, we are giving away two signed posters for the upcoming movie 12 Strong which releases on the 18th of January. Signed by Chris Hemsworth, Michael Pena, Navid Negahban, Rob Riggle, Trevante Rhodes, Nicolai Fuglsig (Director) and Jerry Bruckheimer (Producer) it's a must for any movie fan that wants something touched by celebrity royalty! I'm rather excited about the upcoming movie, released on the 18th of January, as I not only think Hemsworth is a diverse actor but also enjoying war-time movies.
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