DC Collectibles Archive

  • It’s no secret that the world of statues is not exactly my bread & butter. I usually find them way out of budget and not quite as detailed as the (much cheaper) PVC counterparts. But there’s one line I have always adored: DC’s Bombshells! They’re just so campy in the best way, and they always pull out great & creative sculpts for it. This year they had quite a few out and about. Including the biggest announcement so far: Aquaman. That’s right, we now have male Bombshells! Sexism is over, because we can now get topless dudes with our scantily clad ladies. Batman and Nightwing next please. They also had Zatanna, Harley Quinn, Vixen, Jesse Quick (the Flash), and Starfire out on display. Check them all out after the jump!

    Toy Fair 2017: DC Collectibles’ Bombshells

    It’s no secret that the world of statues is not exactly my bread & butter. I usually find them way out of budget and not quite as detailed as the (much cheaper) PVC counterparts. But there’s one line I have always adored: DC’s Bombshells! They’re just so campy in the best way, and they always pull out great & creative sculpts for it. This year they had quite a few out and about. Including the biggest announcement so far: Aquaman. That’s right, we now have male Bombshells! Sexism is over, because we can now get topless dudes with our scantily clad ladies. Batman and Nightwing next please. They also had Zatanna, Harley Quinn, Vixen, Jesse Quick (the Flash), and Starfire out on display. Check them all out after the jump!

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  • We have seen quite a few things from DC’s Toy Fair booth already: the Suicide Squad statues, the Icons action figures, Amanda Conner’s Harley Quinns, the movie action figures, Batman Vs Superman stautes, the Batman the Animated Series line, and most importantly the Bombshells! But you know what all those are missing? Rainbow Batman figures, something we all need of course. And plushies of some of their cutest animal pals, including my favorite: Dex-Starr! Plus much more, which you can check out below.

    Toy Fair 2016: DC Collectibles Booth Overview

    We have seen quite a few things from DC’s Toy Fair booth already: the Suicide Squad statues, the Icons action figures, Amanda Conner’s Harley Quinns, the movie action figures, Batman Vs Superman stautes, the Batman the Animated Series line, and most importantly the Bombshells! But you know what all those are missing? Rainbow Batman figures, something we all need of course. And plushies of some of their cutest animal pals, including my favorite: Dex-Starr! Plus much more, which you can check out below.

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  • By far my favorite statue line (from any company) is DC’s Bombshells. We’ve seen a lot of them over the years, and I’ve fallen harder for them as time has gone on. I just love the idea of pinup-type art of these classic superheores, done in a really elegant and inventive way. The focus on Toy Fair was on three of their newer girls: Raven, Powergirl, and Bumblebee (who is also the first black Bombshell!). I love how true they all are to character: Raven the slinky mage, Powergirl showing off her strength, Bumblebee all happy and perky. I want them all!

    Toy Fair 2016: DC Collectibles’ Bombshell Statues

    By far my favorite statue line (from any company) is DC’s Bombshells. We’ve seen a lot of them over the years, and I’ve fallen harder for them as time has gone on. I just love the idea of pinup-type art of these classic superheores, done in a really elegant and inventive way. The focus on Toy Fair was on three of their newer girls: Raven, Powergirl, and Bumblebee (who is also the first black Bombshell!). I love how true they all are to character: Raven the slinky mage, Powergirl showing off her strength, Bumblebee all happy and perky. I want them all!

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  • Sometimes I think that basically all of DC’s characters are iconic, then I remember characters like Rainbow Girl and think, “yeah, maybe not so much.” So of course their Icons line has everyone you would expect: Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Swamp Thing, and even some villains like the Joker (of course!). Some of them seem a little less, um, iconic (Firestorm, really?), but the lineup looks great so far–if you like male heroes. Not many girls here, it seems.

    Toy Fair 2016: DC Collectibles’ DC Icons Line

    Sometimes I think that basically all of DC’s characters are iconic, then I remember characters like Rainbow Girl and think, “yeah, maybe not so much.” So of course their Icons line has everyone you would expect: Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Swamp Thing, and even some villains like the Joker (of course!). Some of them seem a little less, um, iconic (Firestorm, really?), but the lineup looks great so far–if you like male heroes. Not many girls here, it seems.

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  • You know what we need? More Batman Vs Superman figures. There’s definitely not enough of them on the market right now. But actually, jokes aside, most of what we’ve seen has been in statue form–there’s not a ton of action figures of them out there. Of course DC couldn’t just stand by and let that happen, so they’re adding them to their action figure line! Which has all sorts of new features like increased poseability and details. They’re kind of like mini Hot Toys, really! And it’ll include characters from many of their movies both new and old. Check ’em all out in the gallery.

    Toy Fair 2016: DC Collectibles’ Movie Action Figures

    You know what we need? More Batman Vs Superman figures. There’s definitely not enough of them on the market right now. But actually, jokes aside, most of what we’ve seen has been in statue form–there’s not a ton of action figures of them out there. Of course DC couldn’t just stand by and let that happen, so they’re adding them to their action figure line! Which has all sorts of new features like increased poseability and details. They’re kind of like mini Hot Toys, really! And it’ll include characters from many of their movies both new and old. Check ’em all out in the gallery.

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  • I think only heartless monsters don’t like Batman the Animated Series. Just kidding, I’m sure there are lots of you and you all totally have hearts. But really, it’s just fabulous. I mean, where else do you get Robin in such goofy glasses. Probably a couple places, actually. So I was of course delighted to see a full lineup of TAS action figures at Toy Fair. There’s a pretty huge variety: superheroes, sidekicks, villains. Though I will admit what I really want is Huntress and Black Canary so I can recreate the amazing Birds of Prey moment from The Brave and the Bold.

    Toy Fair 2016: DC Collectibles’ Batman Animated Series Figures

    I think only heartless monsters don’t like Batman the Animated Series. Just kidding, I’m sure there are lots of you and you all totally have hearts. But really, it’s just fabulous. I mean, where else do you get Robin in such goofy glasses. Probably a couple places, actually. So I was of course delighted to see a full lineup of TAS action figures at Toy Fair. There’s a pretty huge variety: superheroes, sidekicks, villains. Though I will admit what I really want is Huntress and Black Canary so I can recreate the amazing Birds of Prey moment from The Brave and the Bold.

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  • With Suicide Squad all over the place, Harley Quinn is really having her day in the sun. Personally, I prefer… well, any Harley to SS Harley, so it was nice to see her in classic harlequin garb at Toy Fair! DC will be doing a series of Harley Quinn action figures based on the art of Amanda Conner. And each finished product will have a cute gimmick–like the squirrel will actually shoot things and the pizza is apparently going to smell like real pizza! Adorable. And slightly twisted, just like Harley.

    Toy Fair 2016: DC Collectibles’ Amanda Conner Harley Quinn Figures

    With Suicide Squad all over the place, Harley Quinn is really having her day in the sun. Personally, I prefer… well, any Harley to SS Harley, so it was nice to see her in classic harlequin garb at Toy Fair! DC will be doing a series of Harley Quinn action figures based on the art of Amanda Conner. And each finished product will have a cute gimmick–like the squirrel will actually shoot things and the pizza is apparently going to smell like real pizza! Adorable. And slightly twisted, just like Harley.

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  • With Batman Vs Superman on the horizon, we’re seeing figures from it from just about everyone. Heck, we even have them in Nendoroid form! And of course DC themselves will be bringing the heat as well with a statue line. We’ve got, of course, Wonder Woman, Superman, and two Batmans (armored and unarmored). More proof that Batman is truly the best superhero. I also have to admit that for a second there I thought Wondy was wearing denim short shorts–thankfully this is not the case.

    Toy Fair 2016: DC Collectibles’ Batman Vs Superman Statues

    With Batman Vs Superman on the horizon, we’re seeing figures from it from just about everyone. Heck, we even have them in Nendoroid form! And of course DC themselves will be bringing the heat as well with a statue line. We’ve got, of course, Wonder Woman, Superman, and two Batmans (armored and unarmored). More proof that Batman is truly the best superhero. I also have to admit that for a second there I thought Wondy was wearing denim short shorts–thankfully this is not the case.

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  • There is no person in the world less excited for the Suicide Squad movie than me. I am at negative levels of excitement. So it’s really saying something when I tell you that even I was impressed by the lineup of Suicide Squad toys that DC has coming out this year. The whole team is here in absolutely insane detail–from super-accurate faces to crazy detailed bodies and outfits, this line is a collector’s dream. I’m tempted to get Deadshot just so I can pose Will Smith like he’s gonna shoot a bunch of anime girls. Because really, who doesn’t want that?

    Toy Fair 2016: DC Collectibles’ Suicide Squad Statues

    There is no person in the world less excited for the Suicide Squad movie than me. I am at negative levels of excitement. So it’s really saying something when I tell you that even I was impressed by the lineup of Suicide Squad toys that DC has coming out this year. The whole team is here in absolutely insane detail–from super-accurate faces to crazy detailed bodies and outfits, this line is a collector’s dream. I’m tempted to get Deadshot just so I can pose Will Smith like he’s gonna shoot a bunch of anime girls. Because really, who doesn’t want that?

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  • We’ve already seen a lot of what DC had on offer at Toyfair: Bombshells and Covergirls, TV and cartoon toys, and of course some new action figures. But there was more! Because their booth was a labyrinth of figures that you could never escape from. Just kidding, there were lots of exists, but it sure took a hell of a long time to finish shooting everything in it. There was really a little bit of everything here. Want a Deadman action figure? A super adorable black & white Batgirl statue? A badass motorcyle-riding Harley? The world’s weirdest Wonder Woman? A Green Arrow & Black Canary figure so sickly-sweet it makes me want to vomit? It’s all there, so check it out (and more!) in the gallery!

    Toy Fair 2015: DC Collectibles’ Booth Overview

    We’ve already seen a lot of what DC had on offer at Toyfair: Bombshells and Covergirls, TV and cartoon toys, and of course some new action figures. But there was more! Because their booth was a labyrinth of figures that you could never escape from. Just kidding, there were lots of exists, but it sure took a hell of a long time to finish shooting everything in it. There was really a little bit of everything here. Want a Deadman action figure? A super adorable black & white Batgirl statue? A badass motorcyle-riding Harley? The world’s weirdest Wonder Woman? A Green Arrow & Black Canary figure so sickly-sweet it makes me want to vomit? It’s all there, so check it out (and more!) in the gallery!

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