A look inside a factory that makes collectible figurines, as its designs go from sketch, to digital model, to wax model, to silicone mold, to plastic model, to plaster cast, to metal die for creating the final production pieces. Those pieces are then hand-painted and assembled.
THE BEST Toys
Threezero’s sixth scale action figure based on the upcoming CGI Netflix anime series. The figure has 40 points of articulation and has die-cast zinc alloy parts. It has LEDs on its eyes and chest. It comes with four pairs of hands and a pair of Specium Blades.
Fangamer’s officially licensed Katamari Damacy Prince and Katamari Ball Plush. The ball measures 8″ in diameter and has magnets inside its raised dots, so you can actually stick objects to it and make it grow. Fangamer also has new Katamari sweater and hat for fans.
LEGO worked with Ford to create this detailed replica set of a 1960s Ford Mustang. You can clearly see its big block V8, nitrous oxide tank, air scoop and 5-spoke rims. The set can be customized with the included supercharger, spoilers, exhaust pipes and license plates.
The Lone Survivor from the hit battle royale game Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds is ready to outlast your other toys. The action figure comes with a helmet with a visor that can be raised or lowered. It also comes with an AK, an M9 and of course a frying pan.
Based on a proposal by LEGO Ideas member Andrew Clark, set #21316 includes minifigs of the Flintstones Fred and Wilma, and their neighbors Barney and Betty. It comes with the Flintstone residence, their car and even a huge dinosaur rib. They left out Dino though.
3A’s sixth-scale Destiny 2 Titan action figure comes with a Ghost, a Sentinel Shield, a Sweet Business rifle, and a Better Devils hand cannon. It also comes with three pairs of hands. It comes in three colorways, with one being exclusive to Bungie’s online store.
Xerall’s X-Tankcopter drone weighs just 0.27 lb and has durable treads and arms. It’s equally agile on land and on air. You can make it drift, spin and climb small obstacles. It lasts up to 15 min per charge. It comes with a remote control and a smartphone headset attachment.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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