Get Ready For the Care Bear Stare

With the 35th anniversary of the Care Bears upon on us, KidRobot has released a new series of 3 inch tall Vinyl figures featuring the characters from the classic 80s cartoon.

Immensely popular in the 80s, the franchise has attempted multiple relaunches throughout the years, with the most recent one being in 2012.

The series will feature 16 different Care Bear minis, packed in blind boxes, and priced at $9.99 each.

Via Action Figure Insider

The Loyal Subjects To Release New Transformers Minis Line

The Loyal Subjects - Transformers Minis

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.

Source: Vinyl Pulse

The BE@RBRICK Rises

BE@RBRICK BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT RISES Ver. 400%

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

New Vinylmation Series To Feature Legendary and Mythical Figures

Disney Myths and Legends Vinylmation

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 Superhero

Funko Domo DC Mystery Minis Rarity Scale

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.

Funko Domo DC Mystery Minis
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 Pop! Heroes Domo DC

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.