Nerd Block July 2014 Mystery Box Review

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Nerd Block July 2014 Classic Mystery Box arrived on my doorstep yesterday, and it comes with 5 nerdy items inside. So how does Nerd Block fare this month? Read below and find out. Like any good nerdy mystery box subscription, the thing I check out first is the t-shirt. With Nerd Block, … Continue reading

Marvel Bishoujo Spider-Woman Metallic Paint Statue Review

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San Diego Comic-Con 2014 is less than a week away and for some people it’s all about the exclusive collectibles If you have never been to San Diego Comic-Con before, it is complete insanity…in a good way. The lines for these exclusive collectibles can take anywhere from 20 minutes to an … Continue reading

Solid Snake gets cute with Nendoroid and figma from Good Smile Company

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Good Smile Company has probably been hiding these two figures under a cardboard box. And now Solid Snake has been revealed as a Nendroid and a Figma via the announcement on its Facebook page. No release dates have been announced. The figma, which is still unpainted, looks to be based on his Metal Gear … Continue reading

Ghost in the Shell’s Motoko Kusanagi: S.A.C. gets a Good Smile Company figma

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I never expected to the see the Major get turned into a figma, but Good Smile Company announced via their Facebook page that Ghost in the Shell’s Motoko Kusanagi will be arriving in December. Good Smile has decided to focus on her Stand Alone Complex look, which is probably her best … Continue reading

Konami’s Battle Pack 3: Monster League kicks off a new draft style

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  Konami is releasing Battle Pack 3: Monster League on August 1st, and there are some pretty interesting changes coming about with this new set. Designed for booster draft or sealed pack play, Battle Pack 3: Monster League includes a new special rule that makes monsters treated as all Types now, allowing for some different changes on … Continue reading

Toynami announces three San Diego Comic-Con exclusive items

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With San Diego Comic-Con next week, the final SDCC exclusive items will be announced all this week. Toyanmi has decided to announce three of those exclusive with more to be announced later this week. Toynami Booth #3229     First released back in 2006, the Glorious Golden Talking Bender will once again be … Continue reading

Kotobukiya reveals Jubilee bishoujo statue

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Kotobukiya today has revealed an upcoming Japanese import from its Marvel Bishoujo collection with X-Men’s Jubilee. The statue is designed by Shunya Yamashita and sculpted by Gotaro Takeuchi (Atelier Bamboo) and stands in 1/7 scale. She’ll be availble in January 2015. I’ve always had a soft spot for Jubilee, since … Continue reading

Darkseid and Hawkman Play Arts Kai photos

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Play Arts Kai has released color shots of Hawkman and Darkseid. This is part of their ongoing series of DC Variants. Past DC Variants include The Flash, Batman, Superman, Green Lantern, Supergirl, Wonder Woman, Batgirl, Aquaman, and Cyborg. I can’t wait for the release of these two figures. I purchased … Continue reading

AX 2014 – Bluefin Tamashii Nations

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Bluefin Distribution/Tamashii Nations have been a big name for collectors with their different offerings from anime, video games, and pop culture franchises. While Tamashii Nations is well known in Japan for releasing some exclusive items, Bluefin Distribution makes it possible for fans outside of Japan to have a chance to get some of these … Continue reading

Let’s take a look at the newest Kaijudo set Quest For The Gauntlet

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It’s been a year and a half since I first heard about the Kaijudo trading card game from Wizards of the Coast. During the first few sets, I spent some time trying to learn the game with a few friends. Sadly, because the game was too new, not everyone was … Continue reading

Green Ranger FiguartsZERO statue coming in December

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Fans of the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers series have been getting a lot of awesome collectibles in the last year for the celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Power Rangers series. Last year Bluefin Tamashii Nations released the first Mighty Morphin Power Rangers S.H. Figuarts, which was the ever … Continue reading

S.H. Figuarts Broly coming in December

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Fans of the S.H. Figuarts Dragonball Z series have always had one powerful Saiyan missing from their collection, and Bluefin Tamashii Nations will change that this December when Broly joins the lineup. Broly has a very interesting set of poses including one where he can absolutely dominate any other S.H. Figuarts, including his sworn enemy, Kakarot. … Continue reading

Ghostbusters Pop! Figures SDCC 2014 Exclusive

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Pop! figures seem to be in the rage the past few years, and it’s still picking up steam. I first heard of these figures during SDCC 2013 when Headless Ned Stark was the thing to get. I paid no mind to it since it was not something I would have … Continue reading

S.H.Figuarts Armored Black Ranger announced as SDCC exclusive

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Bluefin Tamashii Nations has announced two big exclusives for this years San Diego Comic-Con, first up Mighty Morphin Power Rangers fans will be able to get the Armored Black Ranger S.H.Figuarts which was exclusive to the American Power Rangers TV show at the end of season 1. Wearing the ever famous Green Ranger … Continue reading

SDCC exclusive S.H. Figuarts Vegeta Original Animation Colors

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Dragonball Z fans attending San Diego Comic-Con can pick up the exclusive S.H. Figuarts Vegeta Original Animation Colors. An alternate color to the Vegeta S.H. Figuarts released last year, the Original Animation Colors features Vegeta painted as he first appeared in the series, with reddish-brown hair and a green and orange coloring for his Saiyan combat … Continue reading

E3 2014: Skylanders Trap Team lets you capture them all…well almost

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This October Activision will release the new Skylanders: Trap Team game for the Nintendo Wii, Wii U, 3DS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. While the game uses a whole new portal (it includes a slot for the trap crystals), you can still use all your collected Skylander figures that … Continue reading

E3 2014: Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric and Shattered Crystal trailers

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While E3 is happening at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Sega has released two new trailers for the upcoming Sonic Boom games for both Nintendo Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, which introduces the new villain Lyric who seeks revenge against Sonic. Lyrics has been imprisoned away for over a thousand … Continue reading

Skylanders fans can pre-order Trap Team right now and get Gearshift

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That’s right, if you preorder Skylanders Trap Team for 3DS, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii, or Wii U, you also get Gearshift, while supplies last that is. This new Trap Team figure comes with a crystal and has the ability to capture boss monsters; you can click here for … Continue reading

Get the Infinity Gauntlet at San Diego Comic-Con 2014

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San Diego Comic-Con is well known for some amazing exclusive items (or wait for people to list it on eBay), and Hasbro is one booth that has plenty of exclusives. This year Hasbro announced a few Marvel goodies, which includes a replica foam “Infinity Gauntlet” from Thanos who will soon … Continue reading

Loot Crate’s May 2014 subscription box review

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Loot Crate is a monthly subscription mystery box catering to geeks and gamers. It’s a pretty cheap subscription compared to other nerdy subscription services like Nerd Block. For just $13.37 monthly plus $6 for shipping and handling, you easily get great value inside the box. However, each person will have different tastes. Let’s check out … Continue reading

BlazBlue Chronophantasma’s Noel Vermillion 1/7 scale figure review

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I love collecting video game figures, and I was thinking about picking up the BlazBlue Chronophantasma – Mu-12 PVC Figure from Good Smile. I instead saw something else that caught my eye from a company called Vertex Dwell. I’ve actually never noticed any of the offerings from Vertex Dwell before at my local anime … Continue reading

Spider-Man could possibly appear in Avengers 3!

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Yes, this is NOT a joke. It is NOT April Fools. This is very very real. Rob Liefeld the co-founder of Image Comics and X-Force creator recently tweeted to his followers that Marvel Entertainment is attempting to undercut any and all support of the X-Men franchise. 20th Century Fox who owns both … Continue reading