Among the many fun things on display at the 2019 NY Toy Fair was this amusing mashup, courtesy of Hasbro. Yes, what you’re looking at is a 7″ long version of the Ghostbuster’s Ecto-1 that converts into a Transformer. Known as Ectotron, this awesome toy will ship 7/31/19.
PAB_Music pulls off a impressively accurate cover version of Radiohead’s 1997 classic, performing each of its instrumental and vocal parts, then layering them together. He previously worked his magic on Under Pressure and Where the Streets Have No Name.
SuperImpulse makes tiny versions of classic toys, from Stretch Armstrong to the Etch-a-Sketch. But one of our childhood favorites was the precursor to pixel art – the Lite-Brite. This mini version measures just 3″ wide x 2.75″ high, and includes 150 tiny pegs to lose.
Big Trouble in Little China’s hero gets an detailed sixth-scale (12″) figure from Sideshow Collectibles. It features a great head sculpt of a young Kurt Russell, his denim jacket, sleeveless tee, leather boots, miniature weapons, and even Lo Pan’s Guardian. Limited to 1500 pieces.
It might look a bit like the Starship Enterprise, but what you’re actually looking at here is a rubber band machine gun that uses a pan-type magazine. While builder parabellum1262 hasn’t provided plans for building one, he does have tutorials for many other cool rubber band guns.
(PG-13) Tim Miller and David Fincher are the minds behind this twisted series of decidedly adult animated stories. Expect a wild ride with robots run amok, monsters made from garbage, hellish demons, and werewolf soldiers, among other oddities. Hits Netflix on 3/15/19.
Dr. Richard L. Behrendt loves to build things using K’Nex construction toys. Check out his collection of eight amusement park rides, including roller coasters, a ferris wheel, swing ride, carousel, and other thrilling miniature attractions. The park also lights up at night.
Hot Toys has revealed its sixth-scale action figure of Brie Larson as Captain Marvel from the hero’s upcoming movie. The action figure is about 11.4″ tall and comes with an unmasked head, a light up masked head, two mohawks, seven hands and a cat figure.
(PG-13: Language) Punk rock shook up the music scene back in 1976, but “proto-punk” bands dating all the way back to the late 1950s defined the genre without even knowing it. Trash Theory looks back at the history of punk rock, and the roots of its anti-establishment sounds.
All work and no play make Jack a dull boy. MezcoToyz’s ups the creepy factor with new figures based on Stephen King and Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining. First up are the talking Grady Twins, ready to egg you on at every turn, and soon, we’re getting Jack Torrance.
This oversized pack is just the thing for carrying board games to parties. It has an extendable main compartment for games, pockets for accessories, a notepad slot, two drink holders, and can be expanded with elastic box bands, a dice case, and other add-ons.
“I’m being your goddamn slave is what I’m being man!” The Karate Kid Miyagi-do Karate Kit packs replicas of props from the original film – the headband, a pin, a “Paint the House” note, a pair of chopsticks, and a registration form for the All Valley championship.
Cybertronic Spree is a Transformers-themed tribute band, who plays a variety of cartoon, videogame, and anime theme songs dressed in awesome costumes. During a recent show, they also performed a truly entertaining cover of Led Zeppelin’s wailing Immigrant Song.