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Hot Toys Cobb Vanth Star Wars Christmas 9111911 Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9’s regular round-up of the latest toy news on the internet. This week, Hot Toys’ Star Wars shelf grows with a little help from The Mandalorian’s finest sheriff, the best Metroid suit gets an incredible action figure, and Hasbro rings in the season with some Star Wars cheer. It’s worth checking out! Hot Toys Star Wars: The Mandalorian Cobb Vanth Sixth Scale Figure. While the Star Wars movie machine may not be firing on all cylinders lately, the series that have been released on Disney+ have managed to introduce us some compelling new characters from this galaxy far, faraway. That includes Timothy Olyphant’s Cobb Vanth, who might as well be the intergalactic version of Justified’s Raylan Givens. Hot Toys’ new sixth-scale recreation comes with the usual bells and whistles the company is known for, including a lifelike head sculpt, loads of articulation, and an authentic recreation of his sheriff get-up—including Boba Fett’s armor before the Mandalorian reclaimed it. Availability isn’t expected until mid-to-late 2023, but you can pre-order it now from Side Collectibles for $300.Good Smile Company Metroid Dread Figma Samus Aran (Dread Version)Metroid’s Samus deserves far more screen time and games than Nintendo has given her, but at least we got a new outing on the Switch with Metroid Dread, which Good Smile Company has used for a lovely new Samus figure in its Figma line. Although the line’s paint job and detailing are excellent, it is best known for its. elaborate articulation, which uses a combination of mechanical joints and flexible plastic, necessary to accurately maintain Samus’ proportions. Accessories include Omega cannon parts and a morph ball, as well as a wall-mountable magnetic base the figure’s hands and feet can stick to. Delivery is expected in late 2023, priced around $87.Image: Hot ToysHot Toys Black Adam Black Adam Sixth-Scale FigureThe movie hasn’t quite hit theaters yet, but that’s not stopping Hot Toys from revealing its second sixth-scale Dwayne Johnson figure (the first was of his appearance as Roadblock in G.I. Joe: Retaliation, based on his portrayal in the DC blockbuster with the same name of Black Adam. It looks like we’re getting an even better head sculpt this time, with adjustable eyes, and even an alternate sculpt with a raised eyebrow. The figure is 12-inches tall and features 30 points of articulation. It also includes a weathered cape, which can be posed, and battery-powered LEDs that let the lightning bolt emblem on his chest glow from within. It will be a long wait for this figure, however, as shipping isn’t expected until late 2023 or early 2024.Image: HasbroHasbro 2022 Holiday Star Wars The Black Series FiguresBoth Halloween and Thanksgiving are still waiting in the wings, but if you haven’t already locked down your 2022 holiday decor, Hasbro has some suggestions for decking the halls and trimming the trees. This year it’s rolling out six new festively dressed Black Series Star Wars figures, including a First Order Stormtrooper, a Mandalorian warrior, a gingerbread phase II Clone Trooper, a protocol droid, a Scout Trooper with Grogu, and a snow white Wookiee. All six figs are expected to arrive sometime this fall, with pricing at $28 each.Hasbro Transformers Studio Series Core Class The Transformers: The Movie Autobot WheelieAlthough Wheelie arrived in the later years of the Transformers’ popularity—first in the 1986 animated feature film, and later in the third season of the animated series—the young, childlike Autobot managed to endear itself to kids for the simple fact that all the other Transformers treated him like one. We’ve still got a soft spot for the character after all these years, and he’s finally gotten a decent glow-up figure as part of the enduring line’s Studio Series Core Class. The 3.5-inch figure switches from robot to Cybertronian car mode in 12 steps, and even includes the character’s slingshot. It’s available now on Hasbro Pulse for $12.Lego Ray the Castaway (Gift with Purchase)Created as part of a Lego Ideas contest last year where fans were encouraged to submit set ideas themed around a coastal motif, Ray the Castaway was selected as the winning idea and is finally available as an official Lego set—but only to those spending at $120 on other sets. Yep, not only is Ray doomed to a life spent marooned on a tiny island, but his 239-piece set is doomed to a life as a gift with purchase for orders placed between October 1 and October 13.Mattel MEGA Pokémon Motion Gyarados Building SetLast month, Mattel’s Lego-rival MEGA debuted a 1,000+ piece Pikachu set that brought the Pokémon to life through a hand-cranked animation mechanism. MEGA is following up with a new ​2,186-piece Gyarados set that’s over twice as large and manages to squeeze in even more animated elements, including a body that makes a swimming motion, a mouth that opens and closes, a flapping tail, a pivoting neck, and waves that move up and down. That helps explain its $172 price tag, but we wish Mattel hadn’t copied Lego’s pricing approach as well.Tonka Mighty Monster RC Dump TruckThe bright yellow Tonka dump truck might be one of the most iconic toys of all time, and while you can still buy a version that’s very close to the original, the classic toy is getting some modern upgrades as well. Funrise Toys’ Tonka Mighty Monster Dump Truck still features parts made of cold-rolled steel. However, it has four-wheel drive foam wheels, an over-sized wireless remote with a range of 100 feet, and a dump container on the back that can remotely be raised or lowered. It can be purchased from Amazon for $70. Want more io9 news and information? 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Hot Toys Cobb Vanth Star Wars Christmas 9111911 Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9’s regular round-up of the latest toy news on the internet. This week, Hot Toys’ Star...
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