From Players to Builders: The new LEGO Ideas Sonic the Hedgehog Green Hill Zone set offers fans a fun run of nostalgia

By Staff Reports Today, the LEGO Group announces the new LEGO® Ideas Sonic the Hedgehog™ Green Hill Zone set; a detailed LEGO brick representation of one of the most iconic video game levels ever. Conceived by 24-year-old, UK based LEGO superfan Viv Grannell, through the LEGO Ideas platform, this new analog version of the Green Hill Zone gives fans the chance to […]

GUNDAM POPUP STORE DUBAI Feat. GUNPLA/STRICT-G @ Books Kinokuniya Dubai Store

By Staff Reports BANDAI CO., LTD. (President: Kazuhiro Takenaka, Headquarters: Taito-ku, Tokyo) and BANDAI SPIRITS CO., LTD. (President: Nao Udagawa, Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo) opened the “GUNDAM POPUP STORE DUBAI feat. GUNPLA/STRICT-G” at the Books Kinokuniya Dubai Store in The Dubai Mall December 27, 2021 to the end of January 2022 in conjunction with the ongoing Expo 2020 Dubai. “Gundam” is […]

Funko Expands Into the Greeting Aisle With Its Newest Line, POPSIES

By Staff Reports Funko, Inc. (“Funko,” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: FNKO), a leading pop culture consumer products company, announced today its expansion into the multi-billion-dollar greeting aisle with its new line of collectible, interactive greeting displays called POPSIES™. Featuring celebratory messages of excitement and love, patent pending Popsies greetings will be available exclusively at Walmart stores nationwide. Popsies will feature […]

Max Original Feature Documentary BEANIE MANIA Debuts December 23

By Staff Reports Max Original feature BEANIE MANIA, a documentary film about the ‘90s Beanie Babies craze, debuts THURSDAY, DECEMBER 23 on HBO Max. Check out the trailer below: Beanie Babies, the stuffed toys created by Ty Warner that inspired a collecting craze in the late 90s, are the subject of this eye‐opening, nostalgic, and endlessly‐entertaining documentary film. BEANIE MANIA is a layered and […]

The LEGO Group Celebrates 15 years of Modular Building with the new LEGO Boutique Hotel Set

By Staff Reports The LEGO Group reveals a luxurious new address with the LEGO® Boutique Hotel set (10297), the latest addition to the modular building collection. Colourful and quirky, the new 3,066 piece LEGO Boutique Hotel is full of character and details that will have fans stepping back in time to a by-gone era. In 2022, the LEGO modular building […]

Bluefin Heads to San Diego With Massive Showcase of Collectibles and Events for Comic-Con Attendees

By Staff Reports Fans and collectors are experiencing a whole new level of Comic-Con FOMO with today’s news that BANDAI NAMCO Collectibles (Bluefin) will present its largest-ever exhibition in San Diego. For the first time ever at Comic-Con, Bluefin will showcase its entire brand portfolio across a trio of booths totaling 8,000 square feet of exhibit space and offering Comic-Con […]

Topps Celebrates Baseball’s Rising Stars with 2021 Topps MLB Inception NFT Collection Launch

By Staff Reports Topps today announced the 2021 Topps MLB Inception NFT Collection, a brand new baseball card inspired release in conjunction with Major League Baseball and MLB Players, Inc. on ToppsNFTs.com, an Avalanche powered blockchain platform. Based on the popular Topps Inception Baseball physical product, the 2021 Topps MLB Inception NFT Collection offers digital collectibles that feature iconic Topps […]

Hero Collector and Hasbro Bring Transformers Chess to Kickstarter

By Staff Reports Hero Collector – award-winning designers and publishers of high-quality collectibles from across the worlds of pop culture – is joining forces with Hasbro to launch their first ever Kickstarter campaign: an all-new Transformers Chess Set! This epic chess set will feature 32 unique game pieces – 16 for the heroic Autobots and 16 for the villainous Decepticons […]

Funko Introduces Philanthropic-Driven Initiative, Pops! With Purpose

By Staff Reports Funko, Inc. (“Funko,” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: FNKO), a leading pop culture consumer products company, today announced its new philanthropic driven initiative, Pops! With Purpose, tying Funko Pop! characters to causes that are important to employees, Funko fans and the greater community. The program will kick-off through an auction at FunKon 2021, followed by an expansive product […]

Funko Brings Virtual Fan Convention to Funko Hollywood With FunKon 2021

By Staff Reports Funko, Inc. (“Funko,” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: FNKO), a leading pop culture consumer products company, announced today that it is taking Summer Virtual Con, or “FunKon” to Hollywood. The three-day event at Funko Hollywood, which can be joined virtually by fans around the world, will be an entertainment extravaganza, including celebrity appearances, behind-the-scenes content from Funko’s Hollywood […]

That Is One Magic LEGO Ideas Seinfeld Set

By Staff Reports Fans of classic 90s sitcom Seinfeld can now recreate some of the most iconic scenes from the series with the new LEGO® Ideas Seinfeld set from the LEGO Group. Featuring Jerry Seinfeld’s apartment, a buildable stage for the stand-up comic and a Festivus pole the set inspires builders to relive the most classic moments from the series. […]

The LEGO Group reveals first prototype LEGO brick made from recycled plastic

By Staff Reports The LEGO Group today unveiled a prototype LEGO® brick made from recycled plastic, the latest step in its journey to make LEGO products from sustainable materials. The new prototype, which uses PET plastic from discarded bottles, is the first brick made from a recycled material to meet the company’s strict quality and safety requirements. A team of […]

Mattel Creations Announces Latest Product Drop Featuring Reimagined Collectible Toy-Inspired Art with Launch of First-Ever Hot Wheels NFT Series

By Staff Reports Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced that Mattel Creations, the company’s collaboration and direct-to-consumer platform, is further evolving its toys as art collection to include a Non-Fungible Token (“NFT”) series from the super-charged Hot Wheels brand. Breaking into this new market allows Mattel to expand across this emerging art space and advance the collector offering starting with three […]

Disguise Announces Global Multi-year Contract With Funko to Create Pop! Masks for Collectors and Halloween Fanatics

By Staff Reports Disguise, Inc., world leader in costume design and manufacturing, announced a global agreement and innovative collaboration with Funko, the leading pop culture consumer products company, to design, market, manufacture and distribute Pop! Masks™ in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Oceania, South America, and Asia commencing in 2021. Initial designs for 2021 will feature iconic characters from […]

Travel put firmly back on the map with huge new LEGO Art set

By Staff Reports Globetrotters prepare to be enthralled by the magic of a different sort of map – the new LEGO® Art World Map. This new addition to the LEGO Art collection contains the most pieces ever included in a set in the LEGO Group’s history, with its 11,695 elements allowing builders to immerse themselves in creating a stunning representation of the earth from 2D LEGO tiles.  The […]

THE ONE WITH THE LEGO FRIENDS APARTMENTS SET

The LEGO Group announced the new LEGO F.R.I.E.N.D.S Apartments Set – which allows fans of the iconic Warner Bros. TV series the chance to recreate their favourite scenes. The 2,048-piece set, features both Monica and Rachel’s, and Chandler and Joey’s New York apartments, plus the adjoining hallway. Following the hugely popular LEGO Ideas Central Perk set, which was released in […]

Visit the Professors’ Lounge in the July Wizarding World Crate!

By Staff Reports Loot Crate announces its July Wizarding World subscription box, titled “Professors’ Lounge,” themed after the many professors of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Get into the classroom and celebrate Hogwarts professors, past and present, in July’s “Professors’ Lounge” crate featuring an exclusive Grim Teacup, a Hogwarts House Minerva McGonagall T-Shirt, and more officially licensed and exclusive […]

Icon Heroes Introduces First Wave of G.I. Joe Products

By Staff Reports Icon Heroes is pleased to announce their first wave of G.I.Joe products! SNAKE EYES SWORD LETTER OPENER – Icon Heroes presents the G.I. Joe Snake Eyes Sword Letter Opener! Based on Hasbro’s G.I. Joe Snake Eyes action figure accessory, this metal letter opener measures 7 inches long. SRP $30. 4th Qtr 2021. COBRA LOGO BOOKEND – Icon Heroes presents […]

RELIVE DARING MISSIONS WITH THE NEW LEGO STAR WARS THE BAD BATCH ATTACK SHUTTLE CONSTRUCTION SET

By Staff Reports The LEGO Group revealed a cool, brick-built version of the The Bad Batch – Attack Shuttle inspired by the new Star Wars animated series, Star Wars: The Bad Batch, streaming only on Disney+. The LEGO® Star Wars™ The Bad Batch™ Attack Shuttle construction set has been created for children ages 9+ and Star Wars aficionados looking to […]

“Who You Gonna Call?” – Lego Ecto-1 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Entertainment Editor Ghostbusters! It’s a franchise that has captured the imagination for decades and shows no signs of going away. It’s nostalgic for many and new for some. Even if you haven’t watched the 80’s films, odds are you have gotten the theme song stuck in your head at some point or recognize the Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man […]

New Beats from The LEGO Group and Universal Music Group as they add to the LEGO VIDIYO line-up

By Staff Reports The LEGO Group and Universal Music Group (UMG) unveiled eight exciting new products for LEGO® VIDIYO™, including two BeatBoxes, twelve Bandmates, and five unique Stage Models. These new products bring even more play to the LEGO VIDIYO world, by increasing variety with new musical genres, special effects, and stage settings to serve as new fun backgrounds for their […]