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1951 Ads for Monopoly and Sorry

Battlegrip.com - 1 hour 10 min ago
Posting that 1949 Parker Brothers article a few days ago made me ask: What else is out there? Well, it didn’t take any time at all to discover this Life magazine page featuring a Parker Brothers advertisment. Look, kids, Monopoly advertising in the fifties! Sweet! And hey, just what in the hell is Fat Boy’s Game and where do I... Read more →
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Timed Release #StarWars character fanart Prints by Clogtwo x Mighty Jaxx (Aug 1-3)

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 1 August, 2015 - 22:43
Launched for orders now on MightJaxx.com are a trio of prints featuring the iconic characters of Star Wars, as interpreted by Clogtwo! VADER, BOBA and STORM are available in 2 different size formats, A2 ($50) and A3 ($30), with all coming in Signed and numbered (based on the total sold). NOTE that this is a "timed release", opened August 1st and ending August 3rd, 2015 (NEW YORK - 10AM /
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TwoBit by David Flores x BIC Plastics Drops Aug 1st

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 1 August, 2015 - 19:57
Dropping August 1st (for pre-orders) at BicPlastics.com is "TwoBit" by David Flores. Standing 10" tall, this ABS and Vinyl figure features a fluorescent mix of pink, orange, and cream. Priced at US$135 (includes global shipping) per and limited to 800 pieces. Will attempt to upload further images for when they are released.
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Pop! Movies: Monty Python and the Holy Grail from Funko

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 1 August, 2015 - 09:00
FUNKO PRESS: "Our Monty Python and the Holy Grail Pop! set is just in time for the film’s 40th anniversary! Relive classic moments with Arthur, King of the Britons, the pre-flesh wound Black Knight, the highly quotable French Taunter, and Sir Bedevere, who was the genius behind the wooden rabbit plan. Beware! Tim the Enchanter includes the Killer Rabbit of Caerbannog! Proceed only if you possess
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The Good Habit Resin Figure Released!

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 1 August, 2015 - 08:14
Indonesia-based designer and toy-maker known as "The Good Habit" has released his 8" tall resin figure based on his mascot (The "Shadow Spirit" Edition last seen at Popcon Asia'14), in a DIY/White Blank format. Shown below-right is how the item would look given the artistic touch! Folks interested to snag one can contact him direct via Whatsapp (text +6282112595716) or via his Instagram @
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ThreeA Toys' "WITH SMILES ON OUR LIPS" ("JAPAN VENTURE") @ 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Japan (Sept 19-27)

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 1 August, 2015 - 08:00
"ThreeA's official art & toy show "WITH SMILES ON OUR LIPS" a.k.a "JAPAN VENTURE" will take place at 3331 Arts Chiyoda in Japan. VENTURE is the name for ThreeA's large scale shows with arts and toys. First held in Hong Kong as "HONG KONG VENTURE" in 2009, and second again in Hong Kong as "HONG KONG REVENTURE" in 2012. This year, we present the third VENTURE in Akihabara, Japan. Numerous arts/
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Masters of the Universe M.U.S.C.L.E. Available Now on Super7Store.com!

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 1 August, 2015 - 07:00
The classic rubber figures return with Masters of the Universe M.U.S.C.L.E. figures from Super7. First released at SDCC, now they are available to purchase online via Super7store.com, with 5 sets/packs to choose from 3 figures per pack, and 15 figures to collect. Each pack is priced at US$8 per. - MoTU M.U.S.C.L.E. Pack A (contains He-Man, Teela, and Man-at-Arms). - MoTU M.U.S.C.L.E Pack B (
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Camilla D'Errico Art Print Timed Release (Aug 1-3)

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 1 August, 2015 - 05:00
Camilla D'Errico will be releasing an art print starting August 1st (@9am PST) and ending August 3rd, with this being a "48 hours timed release".""Madame Butterfly" is a 16x20" ltd. ed. timed release fine art print, and will come signed & numbered with certificates of authenticity. Found exclusively here for US$85 per."
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Bella Lee: Noir Releasing on Pobber.com On Aug 6th

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 1 August, 2015 - 04:00
POBBER SAYS: "We did our limited release of Bella Lee: Noir at SDCC and now we are ready for an online release on Aug 6. Oozing old Hollywood glamour, Bella Lee has been transformed into a vintage beauty with the glamour and style of yesteryear in her latest incarnation. Bella Lee: Noir edition is our humble homage to the silver screen sirens of Hollywood. First released at SDCC in July 2015,
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Scenes from Day 1 of #SRDBDG SUPER ROBOT DAY Bandung

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 1 August, 2015 - 03:40
Snaps of the SUPER ROBO DAY Bandung on the first day August 1st before the frenzy begins for this 2-day FREE entry event, located at Gedung YPK / Community Center (JL. Naripan No.7-9, Bandung, Indonesia). Shown up above is the entrance and moan event hall where the festivities are held - with showcases of toys and display tables, as well featuring jumbo robots standing guard in between each
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“Mattel stops sale” in 1979

Battlegrip.com - 1 August, 2015 - 02:55
Earlier this year I shared a 1979 newspaper article about Mattel’s recall of Battlestar Galactica toys. The story describes a “Missile Mail-In” promotion to address the problem, and today I’m pointing you to this 1979 piece in which the Mattel was “considering” the mail-in recall. What I find interesting is that in this article it is mentioned that a 3-year... Read more →
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1981 Fisher-Price Adventure People and Dungeons & Dragons in the Newspaper

Battlegrip.com - 1 August, 2015 - 02:27
Here’s a fantastic combination of ads to start your day. From The Spokane Daily Chronicle newspaper in 1981 comes these brilliant and fun ads for the Dungeons & Dragons game and those delightful Fisher-Price Adventure People action figures. On sale for $1.22/each? Wow, I hadn’t realized the Adventure People action figures were so very cheap back in the early eighties.... Read more →
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BE@RBRICK WorldWide Tour 2 in Bangkok

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 1 August, 2015 - 01:25
Hosted at Siam Center (from July 7th to 31st) was the BE@RBRICK WorldWide Tour 2 - showcasing more than 80 original designer collaborations on 1000% BBs, as curated by Edison Chen! Thanks to Tripp Sixtythree we have snaps to share for the event, which also saw MMFK's Mr HELL YEAH being released as a 100% and 400% production Bearbrick! (Mr Hell Yeah was also seen as a production collectible from
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Affiliate Link – Elysium Soundtrack

Battlegrip.com - 1 August, 2015 - 01:01
After I discovered the Oblivion soundtrack last weekend I stopped and let my brain run through recent films. That led me almost immediately to the Elysium Soundtrack* which is absolutely all kinds of awesome. And as awesome as the soundtrack is, the story behind how the music came together is even better. This 2013 post at wired.com shares how the... Read more →
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BigManToys x Ironhaus Productions – Oller

Plastic and Plush - 31 July, 2015 - 18:02

BigManToys will be releasing Oller - a collaboration between Jimmy Rommel of Ironhaus Productions (sculpting) and casted by Lee Burbridge of BigManToys (casting). Oller is a 4.5-inch tall resin figure. Each one includes a blindbagged, randomly colored Cystoid figure. And each header card has a comic inside.

He's big, he's bad, and he's gnarly... Oller is an intergalactic barbarian from a doomed planet, that contracted a form of alien cyst that grows into sentient parasites (known colloquially as "Cystoidz"). Oller travels from badland to badland looking for his next conquest... Which one will he conquer next? 

They will be available beginning at 6PM ET on Saturday August 1st 2015 over at the BigManToys Shop. You can pick one up for $40.00.

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Masters of the Universe M.U.S.C.L.E Available Now!

Super7 - 31 July, 2015 - 17:09

The classic rubber figures return with Masters of the Universe M.U.S.C.L.E. figures!

The flexible, durable & unstoppable Masters of the Universe M.U.S.C.L.E. figures, aka M.O.T.U.S.C.L.E., continue the classic line of 1980’s MUSCLE figures! Each pack contains three 1.75″ rubber figures on retro-styled blister card.

Available Now!

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SDCC Shirts Now Available

Super7 - 31 July, 2015 - 17:06

Several stylish new designs from Super7 debuted at San Diego Comic-Con, and are now available online!

From Skeletor’s Lair:

8-Bit Skeletor – Eternia’s Evil Lord of Destruction reduced to low-resolution is pixelated perfection!

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Grayskull Dungeon Sticker – What horrible, gnarly creatures lurk in the dark dungeon of Castle Grayskull?

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Skeletor Minimal – The Evil Lord of Destruction melts away into the darkness.

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Grayskull Blueprint – The mysterious and powerful Castle Grayskull, imagined as a set of blueprints, crafted by an unknown architect, lost to time..

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And from a Galaxy Far Far Away…

Death Star Arcade – That’s no moon, it’s an arcade game! The Death Star is the ultimate power in the universe, so tackle it one brick at a time.

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Comic Vader – The Dark Lord of the Sith rendered in the style of the funny pages!

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Minimal Leia – As member of the Rebel Alliance and a traitor to the Empire, Princess Leia takes orders from nobody.

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Tusken – The fearsome Tusken Raider re-imagined as a classic 1960’s monster Iron-on!

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Pathfinder Goblin Figures at Gen Con

Battlegrip.com - 31 July, 2015 - 06:30
At Paizo’s booth yesterday I got a peek at the mini Goblin figures the company has set for launch later this year. These are PVC micro-statues, each about 5 to 6-inches tall, and fans of the Pathfinder rolelplaying game (Amazon.com search*) are going to want to keep their eyes open for these little designs. The sculpts are fantastic, and in... Read more →
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G.I. Joe, Robocop, and COPS in 1989

Battlegrip.com - 31 July, 2015 - 05:58
Here’s a page from the Kentucky New Era newspaper from October 14, 1989. Why? Well, when a newspaper advertisement features one ad for G.I. Joe, Robocop, and COPS action figures and vehicles then there’s no way I’m not sharing it with you guys. Related articles G.I. Joe’s 25th Anniversary in Tomart’s Action Figure Digest (battlegrip.com) Review – G.I. Joe (2013)... Read more →
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Shogun Warriors and Star Wars in 1980

Battlegrip.com - 31 July, 2015 - 01:37
The Oregon Bulletin newspaper in 1980 was hiding this “Super Toy Sale” ad that has Battlestar Galactic, Shogun Warriors, Mattel’s Suckerman, and even Uno and Star Wars games. I could scan through these Google newspaper archives all day! Related articles Mattel hasn’t figured out how to save Barbie (fortune.com) Spotted Online – Shogun Warriors Comic Ad at Plaid Stallions (battlegrip.com)... Read more →
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