The Loyal Subjects is now taking pre-orders for its new Transformers mini assortments. Standing 3 inches tall, the figures, which include the lines of Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Jazz, Soundwave, Starscream, Grimlock, Megatron, Thundercracker as well as three chases, feature 7 points of articulation. Priced at $12.99 a piece, each figure is blind boxed and was designed by Les Schettkoe.
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Batman is certainly a larger than life character and suitably Medicom Toy will be producing a BE@RBRICK 400% Dark Knight Rises version of the figure. The figure stands nearly a foot tall and is based upon the Batman character seen in the popular motion picture, The Dark Knight Rises. The average BE@RBRICK stands about 3 inches tall but the 400% editions are 4 times the size and are more than 11 inches tall. The figure will be priced at ￥7,140 or about $80 and will be available this May.
Source: Medicom Toy Blog
The Disney Store’s new Vinylmation line will feature quite an impressive assortment of figures, namely those of the mythical and legendary variety. The Myths & Legends Vinylmation line, whose figures stand about 3 inches tall, include the likes of Medusa, an Orge, the Yeti, a Troll, a Gargoyle, as well as a mystery figure. The figures are to be released on January 7th at Disney Stores and at the DisneyStore.com and will feature a price of $9.95 each or $238.80 for the entire set of 12.
Source: Disney Merchandise Blog
Domo, the lovable mascot of the Japanese TV station NHK is donning the outfits a group of DC comics superheros (and a few villians), all as part of Funko’s new Domo DC: Mystery Minis line.
The line features 14 different Mystery Minis, each with a height of 2.5 inches. The figures, which include the likes of Batman and Superman, are blindboxed and have varying degrees of rarity.
Funko is also releasing another line of figures: Pop! Heroes: Domo DC, which stand taller than their Mystery Minis brethren and are not blindboxed. Expect to see all these DC inspired Domo vinyl figures out on Valentines Day, February 14th, 2013.
New York and Los Angeles based artist kaNO will see his aviation inspired Flight Dunny released on Janaury 17th via kidrobot stores. The Flight Dunny draws inspiration from the Transformers and specifically seems to sport the color scheme of Starscream. Limited to an edition of 3000, the figure will carry a price tag of $15.
Source: Urban Vinyl Daily