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“Giant Days: As Time Goes By” Brings The Series To An End.

Just today, I wrote a raving review of the latest issue of Giant Days. It's one of my favorite series around and in the middle of this review, I check my e-mail and get the word from BOOM! Giant Days is ending.

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Alt-Right Harassment Marring A Great Convention

I spent two fantastic days at Heroes Con 2019. Unfortunately, it seems there's a contingent of attendees out to ruin the experience for several creators. It apparently is happening to several artists that are openly LGBTQIA+.

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Square Enix- Toy Fair 2019

Square Enix will round out this years Toy Fair and what a year it was. 2019 will be a long year for many collectors and toy companies alike.  let’s look at some killer pieces from Square Enix! Kingdom Hearts! Also look for a full Toy Fair breakdown report next week. Now for the images.  

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Diamond Select Toys- Toy Fair 2019

DST had several surprises this year and a packed booth. DST is growing each year and with the addition of Gentle Giant, DST will soon need a bigger booth for Toy Fair! More properties are being added and plenty more could be coming! Some of the highlights include: 

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Playmobil Toy Fair 2019

Playmobil had a wonderful showroom this year and for the very first time, we get to see the toys for the Playmobil movie! Yes there is a movie on the way and yes, the toys look amazing. There will be 2 series for the bling bags and look for playsets to coincide with the movie! Besides the movie toys, Playmobil also showcased toys for the new How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. 

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Bandai Toy Fair 2019- DBZ, Big Hero 6 & Godzilla!!

Bandai showcased new releases for Dragon Ball, Godzilla and Big Hero 6. They will be introducing larger Dragon Ball figures this year in a 5 POA format and the retail price will be around 10-12 dollars each. Bandai will also be releasing a new 5 inch scale assortment and each figure will be highly articulated. Dragon Ball Stars will continue and look for more waves throughout the year. 

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DC Collectibles- Toy Fair 2019- New Batman Animated Figures!!

DC Collectibles showcased several new lines this weekend. One particular line was a complete surprise and it was the Batman Animated Series figures! Most of us thought this line was done and with the inclusion of new characters, i'm excited once again. We also have new statues, new Luchadores, DC Prime are just a few new lines. We also have that wonderful Death statue and that new Gentle Giant life size Harley Quinn statue as well. In fact, here is a good listing of what's new!

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Banpresto Toy Fair 2019

Banpresto is the ones responsible for some amazing and very affordable Anime kits. Each release is a one shot deal and if you miss something you are out of luck. This year they were showcasing the April or Spring releases and we have the photos from the booth. Take note of what you want and

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Cobi Toy Fair 2019

By now everyone knows I am a fan of Cobi and their replica WWII kits. This year it was all about the Battleships and boy, were they incredible. The USS Missouri, Yamato and the Musashi were all on display. We also have some new tanks and aircraft as well.

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Loyal Subjects- Toy Fair 2019

Loyal Subjects had a few surprises this weekend. One said surprise we could not take photos of but we took notes! Look for Fox Animated figures to hit soon and we will have both standard retail and exclusive retail. Here is the breakdown: Retailer exclusive set includes Bob, Louise, GITD Bob (Bob’s Burgers), Scrat, Stan

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Kotobukiya Toy Fair 2019

Kotobukiya had a smaller display this year but what they had was pure quality. Star Wars has slowed down but their Marvel license is still strong. Mix that with GI Joe and a few others and you have a winner. Bishoujo statues are still going strong and we have a few new reveals here as well. Take a look at the full gallery below. 

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GoodSmile Company- Toy Fair 2019

The GoodSmile comany had some new reveals this weekend. New Figmas, Nendoroid, Premium Collection, Racing Miku and so much more! Check out the full gallery below and really look at the Overwatch Figmas. We have some solid figures coming for that line. 

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