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Toy Fair 2018 Reveals: Eaglemoss Collections “Batman: The Animated Series”, “Justice League Animated” and More

As you read this, I am exploring the American International Toy Fair, a convention that I have been attending as press since 2011. While a whole lot of posts will be on my creative table once its finished, I am sharing some of the reveals that companies we’ve focused on over the years have shared. Let’s begin with the fine folks at Eaglemoss Collections.

During NY Comic Con, I learned about the latest Eaglemoss Collections series that was featuring “Batman: The Animated Series”. Wave 1 was impressive and featured Batman, Robin, Joker, Penguin, Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy and now they are unveiling “Wave 2”. Check it out.

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Hasbro Reveals Marvel Legends “Deadpool” & “Venom” Figures Pre-Toy Fair 2018

As I write this, the American International Toy Fair is around the corner and some of the companies are offering up sneak peeks at the lines being debuted at this massive trade only event. I’ve featured the Hasbro Toys action figures from their “Marvel Legends” series on numerous occasions so I was happy to see some advance reveals for the “Venom” and “Deadpool” series. As you know, each of these characters will be featured in film this year and I can hardly wait. Let’s take a look.

I’ll start of with what was revealed from the “Venom” line. In this we get a couple of the 6″ action figures that are a part of the “Marvel Legends Series” and two of the larger figures.

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Hasbro Releases First Look/Details for Transformers Masterpiece Movie Series “Ironhide”

The fine folks at Hasbro have officially released the first look and the details for the upcoming “Transformers Masterpiece Movie Series: Ironhide MPM-6 figure”! I’ve pasted the press scoop and all of the provided images down below for your indulgence. Roll out!

“Transformers Masterpiece Movie Series Ironhide MPM-6 (Ages 8 and up/ Approx. Retail Price: $XX.XX/Available: Fall ’18)”

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About The Figure: The Masterpiece Movie Series IRONHIDE MPM-6 figure is perfect for fans and collectors alike, with features inspired by the explosive 2007 Transformers live action movie. The figure showcases the practical AUTOBOT Weapons Specialist with impressive attention to detail. Imagine unleashing IRONHIDE action with die cast detailing, articulated hands, posable neck, movable faceplate and two cannon accessories. Converts from robot to GMC Heavy Duty Topkick 6500 4×4 Crew Cab Edition mode in 45 steps. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com (linked below).
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Playmates Toys Presents: “Voltron Classic ’84 Legendary Lion” Collection

We’ve received some cool information from the fine folks at Playmates Toys who are the master toy licensee for DreamWorks Animation’s “Voltron: Legendary Defender”. You probably remember this company’s name from all the times we’ve showcased their “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” line of action figures and accessories. This January, your toybox and other action figures will be much safer thanks to the protection of the “Voltron Classic ’84 Legendary Lion” collection. Let’s take a look at the release and the images that I’ve secured.

The Press Release:
Voltron Classic ’84 Legendary Lion Overview: From days of long ago, from uncharted regions of the universe, comes a legend. The legend of Voltron, Defender of the Universe! A mighty robot, loved by good, feared by evil! Now you can take control of all five Lions from the classic television series. This line features all new technology, which means that all five of the Classic Legendary Lions combine to create the most advanced Voltron ever!

* Unlock over 60 sounds by combining all 5 Classic Legendary Lions to form a 16″ Classic Voltron. Features phrases and sound effects from the show!
* Voltron’s chest lights up.
* The Blue, Red, Green, and Yellow Lions include jaw blades and projectile firing battle accessories.
* The Red Lion comes with Voltron’s sword and the Green Lion comes with Voltron’s shield.
* The Black Lion has over a dozen sounds and phrases.
* Recommended Age: 4+
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The Super7 Iron Maiden “Eddie” ReAction Figures Are Gonna Getcha!

It was back during the 2017 Toy Fair in February that I first learned of the Super7 work in progress “ReAction Figures” that would bring Iron Maiden’s famous mascot Eddie to action figure collectors everywhere but unfortunately there was not yet a prototype to see and only scaled cardboard image to examine. Months later at NY Comic Con there were some prototypes to examine but not to purchase. I shared that image as fast as possible on our Official Instagram and am repeating it here for those who might not have been following us yet.

Now the time for waiting is over, well, kinda sorta since we still have a week to wait until these awesome action figures can be ordered. Behold the full first series of Eddies – There are four in total and each showcases a different character that the famed mascot became on an album or song. I’ve used the company’s official photography since they did such a fine job of presenting them.

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