June 17, 2024


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Simpsons Ultimates Wave 3, Jabiim Obi-Wan

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Welcome again to Toy Aisle, io9’s common round up of the newest and biggest nerdy toy information. This 7 days wraps up Obi-Wan Wednesdays with two additional Hasbro figures, Tremendous7 heads again to Springfield and outside of for even a lot more Simpsons Ultimates, and: do you dare to bop Darth Vader? Check out it out!

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Super7 The Simpsons Ultimates! Wave 3 Figures

Though Playmates did a wonderful work with its amazingly intensive line of The Simpsons figures from the early aughts, they ended up nowhere in close proximity to as detailed and accessorized as Super7’s The Simpsons Ultimates! figures—we just wish they’d start churning them out a lot quicker. We’re only now at Wave 3 showcasing C. Montgomery Burns with Blinky the three-eyed fish and his Teddy bear Bobo, Ralph Wiggum with an alternate ice cream cone lined head, and brilliantly finished variations of aliens Kang and Kodos. They are all obtainable for pre-purchase now from Super7 with Mr. Burns and Ralph at $55 each individual, Kang and Kodos at $75 each, or the full wave in a $260 bundle.

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Star Wars The Black Collection Obi-Wan Kenobi Obi-Wan (Jabiim) and and Teeka

The past two figures for “Obi-Wan Wednesday” have shipped us a several more entries for Hasbro’s 6″ Star Wars line. The 3rd Obi-Wan of the reveals provides us his gown and sleeveless cloak that he wore on Jabiim and over and above in the series’ climax, even though the other figure is a a great deal more intriguing alternative: Teeka, the elements-scrounging Jawa that Obi-Wan trades with in the series’ opening episode to invest in a toy Skyhopper for Luke. Teeka arrives with a blaster and some assorted Jawa Junk to hock, though Obi-Wan has a removequipped cloak, his lightsaber, and a blaster pistol. Both figures are up for pre-buy now, with Obi-Wan readily available at Hasbro Pulse, and Teeka special to Concentrate on.

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Lego Technic Airbus H175 Rescue Helicopter

Creating Lego Technic designs is not normally a wander in the park, but your sore fingers are ordinarily rewarded with a lavishly detailed product showcasing several levels of performance. Lego’s new Airbus H175 Rescue Helicopter, offered commencing August 1 for $210, arrives alongside one another from 2,001 pieces (such as an electrical motor) with options like variable speed spinning rotors, retractable landing equipment, and a performing winch, as properly as a manually operated swash plate for adjusting the pitch of the rotor blades, and useful doorways. The only matter it just can’t do is essentially fly.

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Hasbro Marvel Legends Sequence Black Panther Digital Part Participate in Helmet

We’re however months away from Black Panther: Wakanda Eternally hitting theaters on November 11, but the advertising equipment for the sequel is presently little by little coming to lifestyle, starting up with a new “Role Play” helmet from Hasbro. It’s a 1:1 scale reproduction of the character’s helmet from the initial movie, and attributes “movie-correct sculpting” as nicely as lenses that flip up and down at the drive of a button and purple lighting accents. It’s readily available for pre-purchase now from Hasbro Pulse for $132, but won’t ship right until December 1, after the film’s debut.

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Hasbro Star Wars Bop It! Darth Vader

Though it is really just nothing at all additional than a video game in which gamers only follow guidance and physically interact with it in a few distinct ways (like twisting it or bopping it) the Bop It! commands slowly speed up in excess of time and it can get truly stressful—even extra so when it is barking commands at you in Emperor Palpatine’s voice. This tumble Bop It! will acquire the sort of Darth Vader for $17.50 in a new model that skips Skywalker’s iconic commanding voice for the strained tones of the Emperor, who will even chide and mock you for at some point screwing up. This is meant to be pleasurable, correct?

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