Star Trek Playmates Toys Retrospective Part 2: 1994 [Soundout Review]

The third year of Playmates Toys’ Star Trek toyline expanded to include Deep Space Nine, Generations and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? 1994 was an eventful year for Star Trek. The popular Star Trek: The Next Generation series was coming to a close, only to be instantly resurrected for a series of movies. The first movie, Star Trek: Generations released this year and featuring Original Series characters appearing alongside the Next Generation characters. In addition, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, now in its second season joins the toyline with its own subset of action figures, ships and more! There’s also a wild and crazy crossover line with another Playmates…

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Star Trek Playmates Toys Retrospective Part 1: 1992-1993 [Soundout Review]

The year was 1992, Star Trek: The Next Generation was running strong, more Star Trek was on the way and Playmates Toys was having success with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. These two high points in their respective history resulted in the now famous Playmates Toys Star Trek toy line. Lasting from 1992-1999, the line encompassed every television series and film for the Star Trek universe at the time. With the news that Playmates Toys will be returning to make a brand-new Star Trek line-up for 2022, Soundout12 is taking a deep look into the history of this long-running toy line.   Now, Part 1 of this…

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[Toy Review] Marvel Legends Fantastic Four Super Skrull Build-A-Figure Wave

Hey there Hero Club, the Fantastic Four has returned to the Marvel Legends line properly after the previous Walgreeens exclusives were successful. The wave brings in the modern interpretations of Reed Richards (Mr. Fantastic), Sue Richards (Invisible Woman), Johnny Storm (Human Torch) and Ben Grimm (The Thing). These figure use a lot parts from the classic versions released at Walgreens in the last few years. However, two brand-new figures are brought into the line with Victor Von Doom (Dr. Doom) and Jennifer Walters (She-Hulk). Whereas, the Build-a-Figure included is the Super Skrull, a previously cancelled Walgreens exclusive. With so much love put into this…

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G.I. Joe Classified Series Destro [Official Images]

Happy National Joe Day, Hero Club! To celebrate, Habsro has officially unveiled the 4th figure for Wave 1 of the G.I. Joe Classified Series! Our first Cobra operative in the line is the menacing Destro! The figure features a new design for the line that is a modern update to his classic 1983 action figure. The figure features two guns and a briefcase with a Cobra sigil. Packaging artwork was produced by Oliver Barret. This Destro figure comes ready for action, with multiple points of articulation for high poseabilityand character-inspired accessories, including a…

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Hasbro Marvel Legends SDCC 2019 Reveals

At this year’s San Diego Comic Con 2019 Hasbro Marvel Legends Panel, the company revealed several Marvel Legends action figures scheduled as future 2019 and 2020 releases. Now, some of these items are currently on available for pre-order at various stores. Whereas, more figures and sets will be going up for pre-order in the near future.   Marvel Legends Thor Build a Figure Wave – All Retailers – December 2019 – $19.99 Each Endgame Iron Man Mark LXXXV Endgame Captain America (2012) Civil War Vision (Phasing) Infinity War Heimdall Endgame Valkyrie Endgame Iron…

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McFarlane Toys Acquires “DC Multiverse Collector Figures” License For 2020

This past December 2018, we got word that Mattel would be losing the DC Comics license for the Boys Action category. Additional information, did confirm that Mattel would be retaining the Girls Toy and Preschool toy license, presumably to continue producing DC Super Hero Girls and Imaginext DC Super Friends respectively. Whereas, Spin Master signed a deal for the Boy Action category, but nothing was stated for the collector’s focused action figures. Speculation on the internet has been rampant as DC announced that DC Collectibles was going to be scaled…

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Mattel DC Multiverse SDCC 2018 Reveals [Updated]

[UPDATE 7/21/2018] Thanks to a new video by Dan Eardley aka Pixel Dan, who also moderated the DC Multiverse panel, we now have some clearer information for the upcoming waves of figures from Mattel.  Starting with the Aquaman movie wave, the Collect and Connect wave actually contains four figures instead of five. The four figures are: Aquaman Black Manta Mera Orm/Ocean Master The Vulko figure shown in the case is in fact an Amazon exclusive and the two figures shown at the panel are Aquaman (Combat Armor) and Orm (Combat Armor) which will be released as a two-pack exclusive to Target.  For the DC Multiverse Signature…

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SDCC 2018: Voltron Legendary Defender Hyper-Phase Gift Set Announced

BBTS has recently opened pre-orders for the Voltron Legendary Defender Hyper-Phase Gift Set. Originally revealed at New York Toy Fair 2018, the set is now confirmed as a SDCC 2018 exclusive. The latest version of Voltron is an updated version of the Legendary Defender Voltron with new weapons and parts. The set will retail for $129.99 and according to the official release details, there will be only 3000 sets available. The set includes:   Black lion Red lion Quintessence enhanced projectile launcher Projectiles Green lion Quintessence enhanced projectile launcher Projectiles Blue lion Quintessence enhanced projectile launcher Projectiles Yellow lion Quintessence enhanced…

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SDCC 2017: Mattel Justice League Toyline Revealed

Mattel pulled out all the stops for their Justice League booth at San Diego Comic-Con. Not only featuring all the new toys based on the movie but also props of the Batmobile and one of the Mother Boxes. Let’s take a look at everything below. DC Multiverse Justice League Action Figures This wave of Justice League DC Multiverse figures features Superman, Batman (Tactical Suit), Wonder Woman, The Flash, Aquaman and Cyborg. These will be available at all major retailers starting August 12, 2017. The six figures will come with Collect…

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