While fans have yet to see a movie-specific action figure bearing the likeness of Ryan Reynolds or other "Green Lantern" film stars, Mattel showed up to Comic-Con with a strategic selection of GL toys from an upcoming "Classics" line in scale with their other DC Universe Classics 6" heroes and villains
DC Universe Classics
Fans will have to wait until an unspecified date of the third financial quarter of this year to pick up Mattel's 16th wave of DC Universe Classics toys, but the toymaker's Comic-Con booth has at least shed some light on what the action figures will look like
Oh, the Green Lantern Corps. Sitting on your high horse. Thinking you're all cool and hip because you were the centerpiece of DC Comics' publishing slate last summer into this winter (see: "Blackest Night") and you're the subject of an upcoming live-action film (see: Ryan Reynolds-starring, Martin Campbell-directed "Green Lantern" movie) and you even have your own cartoon show coming out in the near future (see: last week's announcement of a "Green Lantern" animated series on Cartoon Network)
What does Donkey Kong have in common with the comic book kingdom? Not too too much, to be honest, until you account for his arrival on the custom action figure scene courtesy of a DC Universe Classics Gorilla Grodd action figure
Repaints aren't always improvements upon already-released sculpts, but in the case of the re-packaged Aqua Man and Black Manta and Batman and Robin DC Universe Classics 2-Packs at Wal-Mart, the new looks seem appropriate
Thanks to Mattel, Iron Man has some competition when it comes to having the coolest suitcase on the superhero circuit.
On last night's episode of "Attack of the Show," Mattel revealed several of their upcoming San Diego Comic-Con exclusive action figures, including a DC Universe Classics incarnation of Plastic Man - a six-inch figure that transforms into a suitcase. That's about all I need to hear to know that this is a worthwhile purchase.
Additionally, Mattel unveiled a DC Infinite Heroes Brave & T
Not long ago, the heroes and villains of the DC Universe collided with martial artists of various disciplines and moral alignments in the "Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe" video game. Soon, the Man of Steel will scrape his knuckles against another unlikely opponent - none other than He-Man
The 2010 New York Toy Fair begins on February 13th and brings the promise of brand new toys both awesome and mediocre. As the show approaches, toy companies are starting to dish out some news on their upcoming wares, with several of these announcements having some serious significance for the comic book inclined
Doomsday is pretty tall. How tall is he, you ask? Well, that depends on which corner of fandom you're looking to consult, but the toymakers of Four Horsemen Studios certainly have an answer of their own