Diamond Select Toys brings two classic creature designs into the action figure realm with a new wave of Universal Monsters. First we have Lon Chaney in the title role of 1923′s The Phantom of the Opera. He stands 7-inches tall, fully articulated and comes with an organ. Then we have the Metaluna Mutant from 1955′s This Island Earth. He’s 7-inches high and is packaged with the interocitor device. These will run you around $20 each with a release date of September.
Hot Toys has officially released new pics of its upcoming deluxe Hawkeye figure. It features more than 30 points of articulation, Jeremy Renner’s likeness with detailed wrinkles and skin texture, 6 interchangable hands, a movie-accurate cloth costume, two bows, 16 arrows, quiver, sunglasses, armguard, and a figure stand. It will release in either the second or third quarter of this year. It’s available for pre-order here
has an update on the new DC Universe Club Infinite Earths line. Golden Age Flash will indeed be the first figure released, but it’s being pushed back from an April to May launch. For subscribers, they will begin processing orders when the shipment is received (ETA is currently 5/12) and sending them out about 10 business days later. Although the club is starting in May rather than April, you’ll still get the nine figures you signed up for in 2012. They plan to double up on figures for one month in the fall. Here is the revised release schedule:
May: Golden Age The Flash (Jay Garrick)
June: Atrocitus (monthly figure) & Metron (club-exclusive)
July: Starman (monthly figure) & Rocket Red (club quarterly figure)
August: Mirror Master
September: Black Mask
In related news, Hobbystockcn Toy Store released these pics on it’s eBay store page of The Flash, Starman, Atrocitus and Metron.
Underground Toys will bring back it popular set of all 11 doctors. This boxed set features new costumes and new sculpts of each doctor and will ship in May.
Here’s a breakdown of the roster:
* William Hartnell: 1963-1966.
* Patrick Troughton: 1966-1969.
* Jon Pertwee: 1970-1974.
* Tom Baker: 1974-1981.
* Peter Davison: 1981-1984.
* Colin Baker: 1984-1986.
* Sylvester McCoy: 1987-1989.
* Paul McGann: 1996.
* Christopher Eccleston: 2005.
* David Tennant: 2005-2010.
* Matt Smith: 2010-Present.