[Press Release] Super7’s ReAction Lightyear Early Enlistment Bundle

Yesterday, Super7 announced a new collaboration ReAction bundle with Disney and Pixar’s upcoming Toy Story spin-off film, Lightyear. For those unaware, the film is an all-new origin story for the ever popular Toy Story character, Buzz Lightyear. In addition, the film is a reboot to the Buzz Lightyear of Star Command animated television series from the early 2000’s. Whereas, for those wondering about Super7’s ReAction figures, they are throwbacks to old Kenner stylized action figures of the 80’s. Furthermore, within ReAction line fans can find a multitude of different action figures…

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Star Trek Strange New Worlds Teaser Trailer Released

At long last, Paramount has finally released the teaser trailer for Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. The long awaited teaser trailer was first shown at the Paramount Global Investor Day event, originally intended for investors only. After fans were posting screenshots from what accidentally became a publicly shown trailer, Paramount issued DCMA notices for screen shots from the trailer. Now that the trailer is finally available for all to see, we now get our first glimpse at the newest Star Trek series. While Strange New Worlds is a new series, it has many ties to past Star Trek productions.…

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Star Trek Universe Toyline Revealed By Playmates Toys

It’s been 30 years since Playmates Toys first released Star Trek the Next Generation action figures and toys, and now after a lengthy absence, they’ve returned. With five Star Trek shows currently in production, having a dedicated toyline seems like a logical decision. Announced back in July 2021, Playmates Toys will return to the Star Trek Universe in 2022 and we have our first look at their offerings. 5″ Action Figures The first batch of reveals is the action figure line-up. First up we have three figures based on the iconic 1982 film, Star…

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Star Trek Playmates Toys Retrospective Part 3: 1995 [Soundout Review]

Playmates Toys found their groove with Star Trek and in their fourth year, they start to get a little wild. 1995 would see the line to expand into Star Trek Voyager, the Original Series Movies and see everything merge under one singular branding. Also this year, we see Space Talk attempt to make talking figures work in Star Trek as well as the 9 inch line expanding with more figures. Perhaps the most bizarre release this year is the Doctor Pulaski figure. At first glance she seems like a quick and dirty reuse, however,…

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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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Sunrise Announces ‘Gundam Build Real’ Live-Action TV Series

Today, Sunrise announced a new installment in the Mobile Suit Gundam franchise, that is a live-action production. This live-action production is apart of the Gundam Build multiverse titled, Gundam Build Real. The series will follow a similar premise to previous installments where people build kits and battle with them in virtual reality. Currently, Sunrise has provided a cast/ staff list, series summary, and teaser trailer for the production. Official series synopsis provided by Sunrise: It has been many years since the robot anime, “Mobile Suit Gundam,” which caused a major…

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[Interview] Voice Actor Neil Kaplan (Power Rangers, Digimon, Transformers & More)

Today, Hero-Club has to present a new interview, this time with voice actor Neil Kaplan. Kids of the 90’s and early 2000’s easily recognize this man for his contributions in Power Rangers and Saban Entertainment dubs. Mr. Kaplan is best known during this time for voice Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue villain Diabolico, and Digimon Season 2’s Hawkmon. In addition, Mr. Kaplan is known for providing the voice of Optimus Prime in the underrated Transformers: Robots in Disguise (2001 series).   Following the end of Saban Entertainment and Fox Kids, Mr.…

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[Interview] Actor & Animator Michael Hollander, VR Troopers’ J.B. Reese

After various technical issues and delays, Hero-Club is proud to present our second interview with a former tokusatsu actor. However, this time we are talking with actor from a Saban Entertainment adaptation. Yet, this person is still associated with Chojinki Metalder, as we are interviewing VR Troopers’ Michael Hollander (formerly Michael Bacon). For those unaware, VR Troopers is the Saban adaptation that combined footage from the Metal Hero series: Chojinki Metalder, Jikuu Senshi Spielban, and Uchu Keiji Shaider. The series ran in broadcast syndication for a total of 92-episodes across…

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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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