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Would You Put These Bizarre Funko Pops on Your Shelf?

As someone who doesn’t pay any attention to Funko Pops, I’m always a little concerned by the staggering amount of products the company has. The seemingly infinite line of collectibles spans multiple decades of media, turning some of our favorite nerd properties into plastic figures with oversized heads. Anytime I…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Coolest Star Wars Collectibles of 2020

Look, considering the “Skywalker Saga” (to be clear, you’re absolutely a narc if you call it that) came to a close last December, 2020 was still a banner year when it comes to Star Wars merchandise. Between The Mandalorian merch finally hitting in full force after a slight delay, a whole bunch of killer releases […]

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The Coolest Star Wars Collectibles of 2020

Look, considering the “Skywalker Saga” (to be clear, you’re absolutely a narc if you call it that) came to a close last December, 2020 was still a banner year when it comes to Star Wars merchandise. Between The Mandalorian merch finally hitting in full force after a slight delay, a whole bunch of killer releases […]

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Disney Security’s Unofficial Challenge Coins Are a Different Sort of Collector’s Item

As the owner of a substantial portion of the world’s most popular pieces of intellectual property, the Walt Disney Company is more than used to seeing its characters and branding pop up in unofficial, unlicensed places. In some instances, like when the family of a recently deceased child attempted to feature…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Missing Sequential Collectibles Is The Worst

In Sackboy: A Big Aventure, a mostly harmless platforming game for PlayStations 4 and 5, each level has a series of Imagination Orbs that Sackboy must find. As they are collected, the Imagination Orbs fill a little cloud-looking object in the order they appear in each level. Should the first Orb you collect show up […]

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Our Clan Is Finally Complete With Sideshow Collectibles’ Beautiful Baby Yoda Replica

Most families looking for a distraction from all the chaos of 2020 have brought a new pet into their lives. Little did my family know that we’d be taking a different route when Sideshow Collectibles sent its new Mandalorian life-sized the Child (aka Baby Yoda) replica to join our brood. Life with a Force-wielding…Read more… […]

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Comic Book Covers Make Lousy Video Game Collectibles

First Marvel’s Avengers, now G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout. Over the past couple of months two video games, one a major release and one G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout, have rewarded my exploration and gameplay efforts with the front covers of classic comics. If you’re going to give me a comic book, give me the whole damn…Read […]

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Comic Book Covers Make Lousy Video Game Collectibles

First Marvel’s Avengers, now G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout. Over the past couple of months two video games, one a major release and one G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout, have rewarded my exploration and gameplay efforts with the front covers of classic comics. If you’re going to give me a comic book, give me the whole damn…Read […]

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Comic-Con 2020: io9 Shows Off Their Con Floors

San Diego Comic-Con has begun, but it’s looking a little different this year. Thanks to the novel coronavirus pandemic, all the panels, cosplay competitions, and merchandise areas have moved online. Normally, this would be the time we’d take you onto the show floor during preview night but instead, we’re giving you an…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The Coolest San Diego Comic-Con Collectibles That Are Easy to Get Your Hands on This Year

Every year, San Diego Comic-Con gives us a bunch of cool toys that we desperately sigh about because we’ll never get our hands on them without paying hand over fist, either at the con or on the aftermarket. This year’s a bit different: there’s no actual physical con, but there are still exclusives—and they’re a […]

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The Coolest San Diego Comic-Con Collectibles That Are Easy to Get Your Hands on This Year

Every year, San Diego Comic-Con gives us a bunch of cool toys that we desperately sigh about because we’ll never get our hands on them without paying hand over fist, either at the con or on the aftermarket. This year’s a bit different: there’s no actual physical con, but there are still exclusives—and they’re a […]

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Funko Is Auctioning Off Ultra Rare Pops for Charity During SDCC

Without San Diego Comic-Con as a place for Funko collectors to meet this year, the company decided to do something extra special. The tiny toy favorite dug deep into its vault and came out with well over 100 super rare items, including multiple prototypes, which will be auctioned off on eBay with all proceeds going […]

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Playmobil Made the Best Back to the Future Toys You Can Buy

Despite what Star Wars and George Lucas taught the industry about how to properly market a summer blockbuster, when Back to the Future hit theaters in 1985, there was a dismal amount of movie merchandise in stores. But 35 years later, an avalanche of BttF collectibles is en route, including some new sets from…Read more… […]

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3 Nerdy, But Useful, Things to Do Around Your House While Stuck at Home

Being stuck at home sucks. One of the best things you can do—besides absolutely staying at home—is to make some updates to said home. How do you do that? There are lots of ways. For example, you could clean things; your windows, floors, kitchen, surely those things could use a once over. Of course, that’s […]

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3 Nerdy, But Useful, Things to Do Around Your House While Stuck at Home

Being stuck at home sucks. One of the best things you can do—besides absolutely staying at home—is to make some updates to said home. How do you do that? There are lots of ways. For example, you could clean things; your windows, floors, kitchen, surely those things could use a once over. Of course, that’s […]

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All of the Coolest Stuff at Toy Fair 2020

If there’s one thing this year’s Toy Fair made obviously clear, it’s that kids these days have it good when it comes to toys. Advances in tech, plus a neverending stream of slick superhero films, and resurgent ‘80s and ‘90s nostalgia means all the toys you grew up with are now cooler than ever. Read […]

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All of the Coolest Stuff at Toy Fair 2020

If there’s one thing this year’s Toy Fair made obviously clear, it’s that kids these days have it good when it comes to toys. Advances in tech, plus a neverending stream of slick superhero films, and resurgent ‘80s and ‘90s nostalgia means all the toys you grew up with are now cooler than ever. Read […]

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All of the Coolest Stuff at Toy Fair 2020

If there’s one thing this year’s Toy Fair made obviously clear, it’s that kids these days have it good when it comes to toys. Advances in tech, plus a neverending stream of slick superhero films, and resurgent ‘80s and ‘90s nostalgia means all the toys you grew up with are now cooler than ever. Read […]

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Video Game Characters As Horrific Rubber Ducks

There is a line of toys called Tubbz that consists of rubber ducks cosplaying as video game and pop culture characters. Today Numskull Designs announced wave two of the line, featuring characters from Street Fighter, Sonic the Hedgehog, Doom, Resident Evil, and The Last of Us. I find them quite disconcerting. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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