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The Emissary of Hell, Spider-Man, Is the Showiest Toy of the Week

The Emissary of Hell, Spider-Man, Is the Showiest Toy of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular roundup of the latest in all things cool, shiny, and plastic. This week: Lego gets its head in the Star Wars games with some cool new collectibles. Batman and
This $25 Dragon Radar Replica Lets You Catch Dragon Balls in Real Life

This $25 Dragon Radar Replica Lets You Catch Dragon Balls in Real Life

Japan’s Tamashii Nations has released a replica of the Dragon Radar from Dragon Ball. In the series, the device is utilized to locate the seven Dragon Balls used to summon Shenron and make wishes. The
All the Glorious New Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Toys (and More) Revealed for Force Friday

All the Glorious New Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Toys (and More) Revealed for Force Friday

Next week is perhaps the most important date in a Star Wars fan’s calendar this year outside, of, well, you know...December 20, 2019. Because who wants to just see a new Star Wars movie when you can
A Mysterio Figure to Make That Money in Your Wallet an Illusion

A Mysterio Figure to Make That Money in Your Wallet an Illusion

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of the coolest toys making hefty dents into our life savings lately. This week: Mysterio floats into Hot Toys’ Marvel line, enter the Age of
This Week's Toys Are in Awe at the Size of This Absolute Pikachunit

This Week's Toys Are in Awe at the Size of This Absolute Pikachunit

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular roundup of the merchandise threatening to drain our wallets of their life essences. This week: McFarlane takes on the wizarding world of Harry Potter, Hasbro
Thanos Gets a Suitably Smug Avengers: Endgame Figure, and More of the Most Triumphant Toys of the Week

Thanos Gets a Suitably Smug Avengers: Endgame Figure, and More of the Most Triumphant Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of all the future drains on our wallets we’ve seen on the internet lately. This week, Avengers: Endgame comes to Hot Toys, Wolverine gets a truly
An Amazing Japanese Take on C-3PO, and More of the Loveliest Toys of the Week

An Amazing Japanese Take on C-3PO, and More of the Loveliest Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular roundup of all things merch. This week, Tamashii Nation’s “movie realization” range takes on Threepoio, an incredibly detailed Keanu Reeves emerges from the
The Most Awesome Toys and Collectibles That Will Destroy Your Wallet at San Diego Comic-Con 2018

The Most Awesome Toys and Collectibles That Will Destroy Your Wallet at San Diego Comic-Con 2018

If you’ve heard a rumbling sound recently, it’s probably the tumultuous herald announcing that, oh god, San Diego Comic-Con is next week. That doesn’t just mean new trailers, crazy cosplay, and wild
The Most Awesome Toys and Collectibles That Will Destroy Your Wallet at San Diego Comic-Con 2018

The Most Awesome Toys and Collectibles That Will Destroy Your Wallet at San Diego Comic-Con 2018

If you’ve heard a rumbling sound recently, it’s probably the tumultuous herald announcing that, oh god, San Diego Comic-Con is next week. That doesn’t just mean new trailers, crazy cosplay, and wild
This Samurai Wolverine Figure Is the Exact Sort of Anime Bullshit I Crave

This Samurai Wolverine Figure Is the Exact Sort of Anime Bullshit I Crave

For years, Bandai has been turning Star Wars characters into samurai warriors in a wonderful line of figures called “Movie Realization.” More recently, but far more rarely, it’s been doing the same