This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate 3 In comic books, Galactus is known as the devourer of worlds. When it comes to action figures, Galactus is now the destroyer of wallets. Hasbro decided that its newest figure depicting the giant planet eater from Marvel's Fantastic Four wouldn't be the typical six-inch toy that retails in the $20 to $30 range and decorates work desks and bookshelves. This Galactus, with a design based on the art of famed Marvel writer-artist John Byrne, would be a towering 32-inch-tall monstrosity of plastic articulation. The figure, scheduled for release some time this fall, is the biggest toy Hasbro has ever built for its Marvel line, which is fitting, given Galactus's gigantic stature. The price for such oversize ambition? $399.99. How do you know whether a fan base will step up to luxury-level action-figure pricing? Hasbro's answer is to crowdfund in advance to gauge interest, as part of the … [Read more...] about Would you buy a $400 Marvel action figure? Thousands of people can’t wait.
Listen to this article You can't keep Optimus Prime down. He died in the original 1986 Transformers animated movie, was resurrected twice in the third season of the G1 cartoon, and in the decades that have passed, he's become the coolest transforming semi-truck that ever was. Robosen built an awesome automated G1 Prime last year, and just like the cartoon, he's back and rebuilt to be better, stronger, faster, and less expensive. Say hello to Elite Optimus Prime. First things first. In case you missed Robosen's original Flagship Optimus Prime launch in April 2021, yes it's a legit functioning robot that walks, talks, and transforms. It's built with over 5,000 component pieces and 60 microchips and uses 27 servo motors to move around. That includes driving and steering in vehicle mode, strutting around in robot mode, and transforming between the two. There are lights, sounds, and Prime even talks to you in Prime's voice, because the legendary Peter Cullen recorded 80 … [Read more...] about Optimus Prime Elite By Robosen Walks, Talks, Transforms, And Rolls Out