Few things in this universe are as cute as Baby Groot, and luckily for all of us, we got to see a lot of him in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Sadly, Groot will be a bit older by the time the next movie comes out.
There are so many thing you can do with LEGO; the possibilities are nearly infinite. One of my favorite LEGO builds ever was a keyboard that Jason Allemann built which had LEGO keycaps. Now Jason is back with an updated version of his awesome LEGO keyboard, and it’s better than ever.
This time out, he’s updated the design to use clicky mechanical key switches, and then 3D printed special adapters which connect Cherry MX switch tops to LEGO studs.
Dawid Szmandra’s 1:24-scale Liebherr LR 11000 crane literally towers over other LEGO builds. In fact, when its boom is fully raised, it won’t fit in the house. This model is an amazing piece of LEGO engineering, sure, but the best part is that it’s strong enough to actually lift and move furniture.
We’ve seen some pretty cool mechanical LEGO creations over the years. Here’s another one worth checking out. I was recently turned onto the work of LEGO expert builder Yoshihito Isogawa by the fine folks over at The Kid Should See This.
When I was a kid, I went through my share of those Magic 8 Ball toys. I think I ended up cracking open three or four of them to see what they looked like inside, and what the heck that dark liquid was that made the fortune thing float around.
I’m still a couple episodes shy of finishing season two of Stranger Things, but so far I’m loving it just as much as the first season. If you’re a fan of the series like I am, check out these fun collectibles which will look great sitting on your toy shelf.
Fresh from Funko’s Dorbz collection come this series of sweet 3 inch-tall versions of some of our favorite characters from the series.
The Last Jedi opens in theaters in just a couple of weeks, so Star Wars fan fever is starting to swell once more. And sometimes the only prescription for fan fever is more collectibles. Fortunately, Hasbro has got us covered with a new series of Mighty Muggs toys, inspired by characters from the Star Wars universe.
The soon to be released Star Wars Wave 1 set includes big-headed version of Darth Vader, Chewbacca, Luke Skywalker, Rey, Kylo Ren, and Princess Leia.
For every awesome LEGO kit you can buy, there are dozens more that creative LEGO builders come up with that you can’t. At least not yet. Here’s one such set that’s currently seeking support over on the LEGO Ideas website.
Clearly inspired by buildings like LA’s iconic Tail of the Pup and the Bluth’s Banana stand from Arrested Development, LEGO builder FrostBricks came up with this awesome set of food shacks that look like giant-size fast food.
Gentle Giant wants to illuminate your toy shelf with the light from a father’s loving heart. And a Sith Lord’s Force Lightning.
The Darth Vader Emperor’s Wrath mini-bust immortalizes the Star Wars villain’s redeeming moment from Return of the Jedi.
Prime 1 Studio is giving Robotech fans something to add to their Holiday wishlists. It’s a huge and imposing statue of the VF-1J Valkyrie in Guardian mode. The transforming fighter jet is depicted just above water and narrowly evading a missile.
The pictures don’t do its size justice, but the statue is an incredible 33″ tall, 32″ wide and 30″ long.
Last year, boutique toy maker Fools Paradise released Lowfool vs. Lowfool, a pair of figures that depicted Superman and Batman playing against each other on arcade machines. The second batch of Lowfool vs. Lowfool features an arcade legend himself: X-Men’s Wolverine.
As with the original Lowfool vs.
Justice League hits theaters this Friday, and while it sounds like it’s far from perfect, early reviews are that it’s a step in the right direction for the dark and dreary Snyder-verse take on DC Comics’ superheroes.
Good Smile Company’s latest Nendoroid action figure features the standard form of the Robobot Armor from the 3DS Game Kirby: Planet Robobot.
The Mecha Knight buster comes in a bundle that includes a Kirby Nendoroid and his helmet from the game.
The hero of the awesome action RPG Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII is here to remind Cloud Strife action figures that they’re not as original as they think.
The Zack Fair action figure stands about 11″ tall and comes with the Buster Sword that he eventually handed down to his traumatized sidekick.
Prime 1 Studio has unleashed an epic statue of the only living being so far to have killed comic books’ greatest superhero: Doomsday. The massive statue stands over 38″ tall and comes with Superman’s tattered cape, which is based on Dan Jurgens’ fantastic cover in the climactic issue of the Death of Superman story arc.