These first official Firefly action figures are not particularly shiny

You've waited a long time for Firefly action figures... and now you're probably going to wait a little bit longer. Entertainment Earth has revealed the first pics of Funko's retro-style, Re:Action Firefly figures, and something less than good. But don't despair, because there's still hope! » 2/14/14 7:00pm 2/14/14 7:00pm

Hasbro is completely changing the way Transformers toys transform

If you've bought a Transformers figure in the last 30 years, it came with an instruction book; the more complex the figure, the more instructions were necessary to transform it from vehicle to robot. But soon, the only thing it will take to transform your favorite Autobot or Decepticon may be a flick of the wrist. » 1/20/14 9:49am 1/20/14 9:49am

The world's first action figure of Paul Reiser, courtesy of Aliens

Actually, I think this toy of Weyland-Yutani corporate sleaze Carter Burke might be the first figure of Paul Reiser, period. So if you're looking to begin your collection of Beverly Hills Cop, Mad About You or My Two Dads toys, you need to be on the look-out for Diamond Select's upcoming Aliens Mini-Mates set. » 1/16/14 4:40pm 1/16/14 4:40pm

Someone is finally going to make 6-inch Firefly action figures

And that someone is Funko, who we previously told you would be making 6-inch, articulated Game of Thrones figures. And they'll be releasing new Buffy the Vampire Slayer figures too, all due in 2014. I highly suggest saving any cash you might receive as gifts during the holidays — gonna be an expensive year. » 12/17/13 1:11pm 12/17/13 1:11pm

Winter is coming, and so are Game of Thrones action figures

Well, finally! Funko — makers of bobbleheads and those PoP! vinyl figures that are all the craze nowadays — has all but announced they've received the official Game of Thrones toy license. They'll be part of Funko's all-new Legacy line of 6-inch action figures, which will be revealed at next year's NY Toy Fair. » 11/28/13 7:00am 11/28/13 7:00am

All the Toys and Collectibles You'll Hate to Give Away This Year

Are you already panicking about what to buy your friends and family for the holidays this year? Don't. First of all, it isn't even December yet, and second of all, we've assembled yet another guide of 20 great gift ideas for the people in your life who know receiving toys on Christmas never goes out of style. » 11/25/13 12:25pm 11/25/13 12:25pm

​The 16 Most Useless Star Wars Figures in the Galaxy

A truly preposterous amount of Star Wars toys have been made over the last 35 years; during that time, Hasbro (and Kenner before them) obviously couldn't just keep churning out Luke, Han and Leia figures, so they've made toys of almost everybody who ever appeared in a single frame of the six movies. Here are 16 figures … » 11/19/13 10:25am 11/19/13 10:25am

15 Toylines from the '80s That Will Never Ever Be Coming Back

The ‘80s were the golden age of the action figure, but not all '80s toylines were gold. For every He-Man or Transformers, there are a dozen series that will never return — either because they’ve been forgotten, or they've been outclassed, or just because they sucked in the first place. Here are 15 toylines whose… » 9/20/13 12:10pm 9/20/13 12:10pm

This glow-in-the-dark Xenomorph figure might be the scariest Alien toy

That's a bold claim, given how many horrifying Alien toys were marketed to little kids. But this Kenner 18" figure is both close to H.R. Giger's original vision and blatantly horrific, with the skull-face and everything. Hard to believe this was marketed to little kids. » 9/11/13 4:30pm 9/11/13 4:30pm

Holy action figures! It's the first Batman '66 toys!

There's only two of them, and they're both just villains, but Mattel's long-awaited action figures based on the campy 1960s Batman TV series have finally appeared, and they're fantastic. These are nigh-perfect likenesses of Burgess Meredith as the Penguin and Frank Gorshin as the Riddler; presumably equally fantastic… » 2/08/13 12:30pm 2/08/13 12:30pm