Toy News Tuesday: A Better Mousetrap

Toy News Tuesday: A Better Mousetrap

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Hello one and all, and welcome back once more to an all-new  Toy News Tuesday! We’re the one weekly column right here on ScienceFiction.com where we seek out all of the awesome news you need to know about any announcements and cool happenings in the toy industry and put them all in one easy to find place for you!

Summer is officially here and it’s bringing the heat to the toy industry! This week we’ve got some fantastic new announcements from some of our favorite companies like Diamond Select Toys, NECA, Funko, and more! We also have a first look at some new San Diego Comic Con exclusives that you won’t want to miss! Above all else, we want to make sure we give you a major *SPOILER WARNING* for those who somehow haven’t seen ‘Avengers: Endgame’ yet! If you have yet to see ‘Avengers: Endgame’ then we recommend you skip this week’s column, as there are a number of major spoilers in this week’s column. If you’re with the rest of us who have seen ‘Endgame’ already, then there is plenty to see in the Toy News for the week of May 28th, 2019!


“I KNEW IT!”

Before we even get past this first section, I know we already mentioned it, but please be advised of the impending *SPOILER ALERT* in this paragraph regarding ‘Avengers: Endgame’. So you’ve officially been warned!

While Marvel’s latest cinematic blockbuster has been bringing in the big bucks in theaters, its also been clearing out the wallets of many in the collecting community. This week the team at Hasbro announced an all new Walmart exclusive Marvel Legends figure from the hit film! The new exclusive 6″ scale figure gives us “Worthy” Captain America from the films climactic third act. Cap comes in his classic costume and includes both masked and unmasked heads, plus a broken shield and Thor’s mighty hammer Mjolnir! This figure has already been sighted in stores, so be sure to keep your eyes peeled in Walmart stores!

 

Iron Maiden

It took a full decade of films (with her character appearing in 7/22 movies), but in ‘Avengers: Endgame’ we finally saw Gwyneth Paltrow’s Pepper Potts suit up in her very own set of armor as Rescue! It may have taken us quite a while to see her armored up, but the team at Hot Toys is wasting no time in bringing us a 1:6th scale figure of the heroine!

Hot Toys new 1:6th scale Rescue figure comes loaded with a ton of accessories and armor add-ons including both open and closed mask heads, removable armor pieces, and blast effects! It also features built in LED lights to bring Rescue to life in your display! Check the full release from Hot Toys below!

 

Avengers: Endgame – 1/6th scale Rescue Collectible Figure.

“We’re going to be okay. You can rest now” – Pepper Potts

Wearing the Rescue Suit designed by Tony Stark, Pepper Potts joined the Earth Mightiest Heroes in the final battle against Thanos and his army in Avengers: Endgame. Originally working as Tony Stark’s personal assistant, Pepper brought balance and order to Tony’s messy daily life, and subsequently became his love interest. Now, the wife of the super hero will strive to protect world order in her own sophisticated suit of armors.

Revealing one of the most popular characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Hot Toys is thrilled to introduce the 1/6th scale Rescue collectible figure as a new addition to the Avengers: Endgame lineup!

Beautifully designed with gorgeous detailing, the highly-accurate figure is crafted based on Gwyneth Paltrow’s big screen appearance as Pepper Potts/Rescue from the movie. Featuring two interchangeable head sculpts including a newly painted head sculpt with removable mask and an interchangeable helmeted head with LED-light up function, skillfully applied metallic lavender blue, champagne gold and silver colored armor, LED lights shine through various areas of armor, iconic weapons including a long drone and a short drone to recreate the fight scene alongside Iron Man and The Avengers, multiple pairs of interchangeable hands for different gestures, and a dynamic themed figure stand.

Enrich your Avengers: Endgame collection with this truly impressive Rescue collectible figure!

 

 

 

 

Jordan DesJardins

Jordan DesJardins is a writer from Philadelphia with a passion for the collectible! Jordan is ScienceFiction’s resident Toy Columnist, covering news for the Toy Industry in our weekly column ‘Toy News Tuesday’, as well as interviews, convention coverage, product reviews, and more! As an avid collector of both Toys and Comics, Jordan can often be found at comic conventions, or scouring the city for the latest Minimates and Funko Pops to hit the shelves!


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