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Mego's storied Worlds Greatest Super Heroes line of the '70s shaped an action figure era with 8" articulated plastic dolls adorned with cloth costumes, but there was a special corner of the line reserved for sidekicks standing just 7" tall. That line? The 1977 Teen Titans series featuring Speedy, Aqualad, Wonder Girl and Kid Flash. Following the release of several waves of Batman Mego reissues, Figures Toy Company is turning its attention to rolling out all four of the previously limited edition dolls in the first quarter of 2014.
With Mattel's Retro-Action line of 8" World's Greatest Heroes figures put to bed last year, it seems Figures Toy Company has stepped in to fill the void with actual replicas of Mego's famous '70s dolls beginning with Batman, Robin, The Joker and The Riddler. Expected in comic and specialty stores this July, each figure will sport Mego's signature sculpts, cloth cos
Hasbro teased Jem and the Holograms fans something fierce this past fall at NYCC with a massive display showcasing the 1985-1988 animated series' toy line in all its former glory while clearly stating that they didn't necessarily have plans to revive it. The time for totally outrageous teasing is over, however, with Ha
Upcoming: The Thor Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD will arrive in stores on September 13.
TV: AMC will air a first-look video from the upcoming second season of The Walking Dead during the Season 4 premiere of Breaking Bad this Sunday. Set your DVRs.
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This past week, New York City was once again host to the American International Toy Fair, in which the toy industry showed off its biggest products for the coming year.
I'm not much of a toy guy anymore -- the fact that I already own more versions of Zartan than any one man should have and my disappointment with the current crop of My Little Pony have kept me from cluttering up my house with any more plastic than I've already got -- but I still pay attention to Toy Fair. More than anything else, it's a crazy snapshot of what's going on in the collective geek consciousness, whether I understand it or not. That's why today, I've combed through the coverage of sites like Toy News International to bring you this year's crop of the Best, Worst and Weirdest Toy Fair offerings!