MegaHouse is releasing the Art Works Monsters Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters Red-Eyes Black Dragon, based on a character from Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters. Yu-Gi-Oh! is a manga series that lead to an anime series, a trading card game, numerous video games, and more, while it is usually aimed a a younger crowd this figure makes it clear serious adult collectors can get into it too. This vinyl figure has incredible detail, stands 32.5cm tall (nearly 13 inches), it features wings that are semi-transparent and vary from black to red based on lighting, it retails for 18,700 yen. It can be pre-ordered now from Bandai, MegaHouse, and other select retailers, with release scheduled for June 2021.
In celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the master of movie stop motion animation, Ray Harryhausen, Star Ace is proud to release Ymir, the creature that came 20 million miles to Earth. This uniquely designed monster has a forked tail, scaly skin and is ready to attack.
Traditionally sculpted by the artisans of the famed creature shop of Kaibutsuya, this detailed Ymir statue is made from soft vinyl and stands 32cm tall. Each piece is hand-painted to bring out the details of the sculpt. His eyes can roll, and his jaw moves up and down.
The Deluxe version of this statue includes a display base with the Harryhausen logo and a bent lamp post. The standard version includes the logo base only.
Retail price $249.99 (deluxe version, standard should be $199.99)
Release date: Q2 2021
Pre-order link here.
Press Room: ZappAttack Ad Block Poster Monstrosity - curated by Alex Winter From Mondo
To create the new documentary ZAPPA, director Alex Winter combed through a thousand hours of mostly unseen material from Zappa’s personal archives.
To create the ZappAttack Ad Block Poster Monstrosity, Winter also raided The Press Room’s archive of over 40,000 vintage newspaper ad blocks, creating a loving pop-art collage representing Zappa’s love for classic monster and sci-fi movies. Titles represented include INVASION OF THE SAUCER-MEN, THE BLOB, THE CURSE OF THE WEREWOLF, THEM, GORGO, IT CONQUERED THE WORLD, MONSTER ON THE CAMPUS, THE BRAIN THAT WOULDN’T DIE, ATTACK OF THE CRAB MONSTERS, KONGA, and THE MAGNETIC MONSTERS.
This 18”x24” letterpress print is an edition of 250. All posters signed by Alex Winter, PLUS - live and in-person, Alex will sign and give away one copy at Alamo On Demand’s live watch party of ZAPPA, hosted on Scener on November 28th at 7:30pm Central.
Artist: Alex Winter
Limited to 250
Retail price: $50 (Limit of one)
Release date: Jan 2021
Mondo announced their Pulgasauri Soft Vinyl Figure in a limited edition color during their Mondo Happy Hour with the release going live seconds later. Check out the details below.
Pulgasauri Soft Vinyl Figure
Korea's most notorious 164-foot-tall, 3000 ton creature rises again... as an even more powerful 8" soft vinyl figure! Pulgasari is a horned, scaled civilization-wrecker, and the titular star of a kaiju film from 1985, funded by the North Korean government. A limited edition Mondo exclusive sculpted by Dope Pope and painted by Hector Arce, this deceptively soothingly blue beast based on Pulgasari is a necessary acquisition for any collector of vinyl figures.
Artists: Dope Pope, Hector Arce
Retail price: $85
Limited to 100
Release date: Jan 2021
HELLO KITTY COSPLAY KAIJU MECHAZOAR PLUSH - MECHAZOAR KNIGHT EDITION & SAKURA EDITION
What’s that soaring above! Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's the MECHAZOAR KNIGHT & MECHAZOAR SAKURA!!! Hello Kitty blasts off to new heights in her Kaiju Robot Mechazoar cosplay costume! Inspired by the MECHAZOAR vinyl figure from the upcoming Kidrobot x Hello Kitty Kaiju 3-inch Mini Figure Series, this large plush is flying into your arms from the sky above at Kidrobot.com.
Retail price: $34.99 each
Release date: December 2020/January 2021
Sunguts is celebrating its 20th Anniversary with a pop-up shop in Tokyo, and is releasing limited edition figures for it. A couple of kaiju related figures are Rabon in there color schemes, and Megalodon in clear pink, the Rabons stand 44cm tall and retail for 30,000 yen, Megalodon stands 40.5cm tall and retails for 20,000 yen. The exhibit, where the figures are available, is in the JR Tokyo Station and runs from Nov 1st through Nov 15th.
Mondo is releasing the Creature from the Black Lagoon 1/6 Scale Figure in two versions and regular version (color) and Silver Screen variant (monochrome). Check out the details below and click here to pre-order both versions of this figure.
Creature from the Black Lagoon 1/6 Scale Figure
We make creature collectible history with the (we're pretty sure) first ever CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON 1/6 Scale Figure. Meticulously crafted and two years in the making, this swamp-rompin' figure has 16 points of articulation, stands at 12" tall, comes with switch-out swim hands and feet, as well as two switch-out heads. Also comes with a fossil hand accessory. Available in classic Creature colors as well as a Silver Screen Variant.
Concept Design: Joe Allard, Sculptor: Matthew Black, Packaging Artwork: Jason Edmiston, Packaging Design: Mike Bonanno, Painting: Anthony Mestas, Mike Pflaumer, Hector Arce, Engineering: Tommy Hodges
NOTE: Buy the CREATURE 1/6 Scale Figure and receive 20% off (1) CREATURE 1/6 Scale Figure - Silver Screen Variant if purchased together. Limited time offer. Offer not valid on payment plans.
Price: $175, Silver Screen Variant $185
Release date: Feb. 2021
Bandai is releasing a set of figures based on monsters from the show Thunderbirds, a show the used puppets for the main characters, with scale models for scenery and more, there was also a comic strip based on the show as well. This set features two monsters from the Thunderbirds the Space Monster and the Lake Monster, the Space Monster is a full figure while the Lake Monster gives the appearance of coming out of the lake from a detailed base. They are 23cm tall and 47cm in length (Space), and 33cm tall , respectively, and the set retails for 39,600 yen, they can be pre-ordered now from Bandai with release scheduled for March 2021.
Mezco has announced their 5 Points Mezco’s Monsters: Glow-in-the-Dark The Frankenstein Monster figure. This figure comes in a old school blister card package, features green colored vinyl that glows in the dark, is articulated, and has a removable top of his head to reveal his brain (abnormal?). It can be ordered now for $13.13, yes a nice scary price from Mezco.
Max Factory/Good Smile are releasing the Wonderful Hobby Selection Ryu Oyama's Cthulhu Evolution Statue. This resin statue features Cthulhu in a classic sitting pose originally designed by H.P. Lovecraft, it comes with a base (including magnets to hold in place), stands 35cm tall, and retails for 116,364 yen ($1219.99 US). It can be pre-ordered now from Good Smile with release scheduled for March/April 2021.