In a world where geeks have taken over everything, The Golden Girls are the mighty anti-geeks, the last bastion of culture where cheesecake outranks Star Wars. And that makes Dorothy, Blanche, Rose and Sophia the greatest of all. Funko has already released all four Golden Girls in the Pop TV line, but now they […]
Forget about all that there is to see at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, what about all that there is to buy? Prepare to shout at unsuspecting vendors “Shut up and take my money” (which The Beat doesn’t condone) after you see some of these standouts among the piles of convention exclusives. Just about everyone […]
Marvel has tried and tried to make the Inhumans cool and this Lockjaw plush from Funko is the closest they’ve come yet. The promo material released so far for the upcoming Inhumans tv show is looking a little rocky. But that hasn’t stopped Funkofrom seeing the true beauty of terragen mists. The regular plush […]
I’m trying to get all the Toy Fair stuff up this weekend, so I won’t be posting most commentary. But that’s okay… I know you guys love pictures, and I photographed almost every inch of the Funko booth at Toy Fair! Here we go! Torsten Adair I’ve been writing for The Beat since July of […]
After this weekend’s 2017 Toy Fair, ours and many other website have been a flutter with toy news. With such heavy internet traffic, there are a few thing that might have slipped under the radar. I’ve picked a few of my favorites to bring up with all you collectors out there. Okay, so this one […]
Marvel is bringing back Generation X, Iceman gets his own title, US Avengers is previewed and Marvel and Funko team up for mischief in this news roundup.
Last week GameStop managers and employees got the royal treatment from the retailer’s various vendors and partners at GameStop Expo 2016 at the Anaheim Convention Center. The three day show is built as part reward for GameStop employees and part sales training from the many companies selling their products in GS stores. The final day […]
Funko + Scott Pilgrim = less money in your bank account. Finally! Scott, Ramona and Knives in Funko stylee. The figures go on sale later this summer.
The figures are based on the characters from Bryan Lee O’Malleys still popular epitome-of-the-aughts graphic novel series, Scott Pilgrim, but the actual figures are based specifically on the movie version, in which Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Ellen Wong portrayed Scott Pilgrim, Ramona Flowers and Knives Chau, respectively.
By: Nicholas Eskey Welcome back boys and girls to another exciting installment of the Beat’s Weekly Toy Review/Preview! Since there is just too many toys out there to wrangle into one medium sized post, I’ve chosen only those that either have been newly released or newly announced, and of course have caught my eye. So […]
By: Nicholas Eskey Welcome back to another exciting episode of “The Beat’s Weekly Toy Review & Preview! We have a humdinger of an episode today kids, as a lot of collectible figures have been announced recently. Since I couldn’t narrow my favorites down to a short list, be prepared for a longer than usual post. […]