Haslab Marvel Legends Ghost Rider Robbie Reyes Car

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Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9’s regular roundup of the latest and nerdiest toy news. This week, Hasbro goes back to the Haslab of a flaming hot Marvel set, Mondo conjures up an X-Men icon and much, much more. See!


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Hasbro HasLab Marvel Legends Robbie Reyes Ghost Rider and the Engine of Vengeance

Today Hasbro unveiled its latest crowdfunded super toy featuring an 18.5-inch long reproduction of Ghost Rider Robbie Reyes’ Engine of Vengeance. The 1:12 scale vehicle, loosely based on the muscle cars of the 1970s, is packed with 20 LEDs that along with various transparent accessories create glowing Hellfire mode flame effects in the tires, grill, exhaust pipes and the included Reyes head of the engine. figure, through the headrest of the driver’s seat. The vehicle can also be converted to a flame-free street mode, although the set initially only includes a Ghost Rider version of Robbie Reyes, with a human form that only unlocks later with enough backers. Priced at $350, the set will not go into production until 9,000 supporters support it by October 31.


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Takara Tomy Studio Ghibli Die-Cast Anime Vehicle Collection

What Hot Wheels is to America, Takara Tomy’s Tomica line is to Japan, but fans of anime—particularly the work of Studio Ghibli—may want to spill over as a new Tomica line of whimsical vehicles from those movies. The Dream Tomica line including the Catbus from My neighbor Totoro, the Maritime Railway of Spirited Away which connects two of the train cars back to back with a painted Chiiro and No-Face hidden inside, and the Savoia S.21 seaplane/flying boat from Porco Rosso. All three vehicles will sell for only $10 each and will be available for pre-order starting October 15, and available November 19, if you live in Japan.


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Steif ET The Alien 13-inch plush

For collectors, the German brand Steiff might as well be the Rolex of cuddly toys and teddy bears. That explains why it is part of the celebration of the 40th anniversary of ET The Alien comes with a Price tag of $460, and a limited run of just 1,982 units. (The film debuted in 1982.) Made from a microfiber material since ET had no fur, the 13-inch-long plush has been airbrushed to give it more detail, and includes a removable red hoodie, as well as movable arms and a head that slides from one side to the other. can turn to the other side side. To be now available for pre-orderand is expected to ship later this year.


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World X-Men: The Animated Series Magneto Sixth Scale Figure

Mondo’s latest 1:6 toy ventures back into 90s nostalgia by a second X-Men: The Animated Series figure. Bringing life to the master of magnetism himself, the toy features multiple helmeted and helmetless options for Erik, including versions of his head that are dramatically shaded by the forehead of his helmet for added cel-shading effect – something that continues across his body to monkey the animated feeling even more. Fittingly, Magneto also comes with numerous magnetized hands so he can hold forcefield and debris FX accessories. Unfortunately, if you want one now, you’re going to have a hard time: Mondo had a limited sale for Magneto until midnight CT yesterday, and it cost $225 ahead of an expected April 2023 release. [Mondo via Toyark]


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EXO-6 Star Trek: The Next Generation Locutus van Borg sixth scale figure

EXO-6 has its . revealed next sixth scale Star Trek figure and this one is likely to be a big seller as it brings us Captain Jean-Luc Picard as the Borg Locutus, based on the character’s appearance in the TNG episode, “The best of both worlds, part II.“The 11.8” figure features a custom emotionless sculpture of Patrick Stewart completed with Borg implants and a battery-operated red LED that simulates his laser, over 30 points of articulation, a mechanical appendage in place of his right arm, plus snakes twisting around his body and over 30 suits of armor. The price will be around $245 with availability next sjabs. There’s probably a “resistance is meaningless” joke when it comes to deciding whether to pre-order these, but we’re not going to live up to it.


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Fisher Price ET The Alien Collector’s set for little people

As we mentioned before, it’s been 40 years ET The Alien first hit theaters in 1982, so what better time to get his marketing machine going again? There are a lot of new ET merch now available, including yet another new addition to Fisher-Price’s collectible Little People line-upwards. The $15 set is now available and includes Elliott in a red hoodie with a flashlight, Gertie in overalls with a flower pot of resurrected geraniums, and ET himself with a glowing finger and chest that looks more than ready to go back home.


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Steal 5 surprises Mini brands Disney Store Playset

If you are one of those people who used to to walk in a Disney Store empty-handed but walking with five bags full of toys and collectibles, imagine leaving with the store itself. Zuru already has a quirky lineup of collectibles called Mini Brands that are just that: miniature versions of everything from toys to fast food to fashion accessories, all of which come in equally miniature matching packaging. That includes loads of Disney merchandise, which can now be displayed on the shelves in this thumbnail $30 Disney Store that’s why meta is starting to give us a headache.


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mr. Sci Science Factory 3D Magic Poker Cards

Remember those 3D images that were all the rage in the 90s and for many people just looked like random noise? (They were best known as “Magic Eye” images, but are technically called autostereograms.) If you were one of the lucky few to see the 3D images jump off the page, you can now use that ability to fake play in pokay with this $13 special card game. The back of each card appears to have a random pattern, but it is basically a functional autostereogram which reveals the card’s color and number if you relax your eyes, or cross your eyes, or don’t cross your eyes, or whatever wizardry it took to make them work.


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