Cash for Clunkers may have a new home with James Corbett; his beautifully detailed metallic sculptures are made entirely from leftover car parts–often, ironically, into tiny cars and bikes.
Available 1/26/10: Mass Effect 2’s Collector Edition isn’t a Shepard slam dunk, but only $10 more gets you an art book, comic book, behind the scenes DVD, and in-game weapons and armor.
Akira fans are in for a treat with faithfully rendered 1:6 scale models of Kaneda and his bike; we’re most impressed by the latter, which sports LED lights, sound effects, and a working suspension.
Splinter Cell: Conviction Collector’s Edition not only puts a hole in your wallet, but bullet holes in its steel DVD case; it includes a USB drive, two in-game items, art book, and comic book.
It’s a pity that WETA’s one-of-a-kind rayguns are already sold out; each of the trio (Sputnik 500, Death from Above, Jagd Kanone) features slick WW2/steampunk paint jobs.
Amalgam Model Cars are ridiculously detailed 1/8 scale versions of unattainable supercars made only slightly more attainable; they include the Veyron, Reventon and McLaren F1 LM.
Due out 11/17/09, the Star Trek Limited Edition Replica Gift Set not only includes the three Blu-ray discs + digital copy of the regular set, but a solid metal, 8.5″ replica of the USS Enterprise.
Designed to go head to head with an out-of-control Hulk, this 1:6 polystone Hulkbuster Iron Man is sold out in the prop-open helmet version, but still available for preorder as a regular edition.
With 3 CDs, 2 DVDs, 1 LP, and a 164 page photo book, the AC/DC Backtracks Set not only packs in the music but lets you play it: the box doubles as a working guitar amp. Thanks, Phil!
Photographers and brothers Daniel and Geo Fuchs strike gold (and silver, and black) with Toygiants, an ginormous collection toys owned by Selim Varol; artwork, here; book, here.
Johnny Cupcake’s Cupcake Mix Vol. 4 is noticeably better than Vol. 3; four horror-themed shirts of 200 each are available, only one of which is online (the others are in-store).
Depicting one of Tinseltown’s most epic battles, this Indiana Jones vs. Mola Ram diorama should set hearts ablaze for movie fans; it stands 16.5″ high and is made of polystone.
This Big Damn Replica of Serenity is easily the greatest in all the ‘verse: it’s a 1:180 film quality build with 250 parts, hand painted graphics and is signed by Nathan Fillion. Thanks, Colin!
Vannen teams up with monster artist Dirty Donny for this Halloween Exclusive watch; it’s limited to 150 pieces and features a boo-tiful multicolor screenprint and glossy black case.
The greatest movie never made is now a book: Stanley Kubrick’s Napoleon is a collection of 10 smaller books that includes the last draft of the script and thousands of scouting photos.
Fans of the Wolverine and the X-Men cartoon will want to dig their claws into these Logan, Magneto, and Wolverine 10″ statues and giant 1:2 busts; they’ll be available soon.
This Premium Format Figure is Rambo at his finest: a gun, a knife, a hand-tailored costume and chest scars are all that come with this collectible, and we wouldn’t have it any other way.
This Predator vs. T-Rex resin model is about as awesome it gets: available in kit form, it stands 14″ high and pits the two kings of the jungle against each other in a truly epic battle.
Available at LA’s De La Barracuda on 10/3, these sweet wood grain shoes are a triple collaboration between Nike SB, Stefan Janoski and Michael Lau; the latter will throw in a vinyl toy.
Plastered with art from four street/urban artists on the dial, strap and buckle, Vannen Watches’ Series 1 looks good without breaking the bank; each watch is limited to 500 pieces.
Own your own piece of its twisted, time-traveling history in May 2010 at the LOST: Profiles in History Auction, with everything from The Hatch’s door to Sawyer’s Glasses; more pics here.
1968’s Night of the Living Dead gets its own 12″ Deluxe Collector’s Edition figures; included is a sweet pre- and post-Zombie Bill Heinzman with interchangeable heads and arms.
At a savings of $15, the Doctor Who Helmet Pack consists of three of WETA’s first 1/4 scale helmets from his worst enemies: the Sycorax, Sontaran Officer Linx and Ice Warrior.
Dr. Grordbort is back with The Righteous Bison; WETA’s latest raygun prop is their slickest yet, with a sharp, rakish profile, steampunk accents and a gothic-style engraved handle.
The US gets its own Assassin’s Creed II Collector’s Edition, courtesy Gamestop; it’ll include an 8.5″ Ezio statue, artbook, two single-player maps, metal case and DVD with soundtrack.
For $900 we’re disappointed it can’t blow up acid-spittin’ beasties, but this Hero Pulse Rifle can’t be beat for authenticity; it’s a replica of the guns used by the Marines in Aliens.
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