Pre-order "Iron Man 3" Iron Man Mark 42 Quarter Scale Maquette by Sideshow Collectibles

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“Mark 42 inbound!”

From Marvel’s blockbuster film, Iron Man 3, Tony Stark suits up again with the Iron Man Mark 42 Quarter Scale Maquette.

Following the release of the Iron Patriot Maquette (see previous post), Sideshow Collectibles has teamed up with Legacy Effects, the special FX masters behind every Iron Man film, to produce the ultimate screen-accurate representation of Stark in his latest and greatest armor.

Measuring 20″ tall on a themed base, the wisecracking hero blasts into action with interchangeable masked and unmasked portraits, featuring a remarkable likeness of Robert Downey Jr. in one of his most celebrated roles. Finished with a high gloss paint application and light-up features in the eyes, chest, and repulsors, this dynamic statue captures every detail of the ‘man in the can’ as he sets out to save the world from the threat of the Mandarin.

Product Size: 20″ H (508mm) x 16″ W (406.4mm) x 13″ L (330.2mm)
Product Weight: 15.00 lbs (6.8 kg)

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The mark of Batman: the evolution of an icon [infographic] by

Holy Bat Symbol, Batman!

As part of Batman’s 75th Anniversary celebration this year, chose to honor The Caped Crusader by creating a visual history of the focal point of The Dark Knight’s costume, the iconic bat symbol! Enjoy this fascinating progression, and you’re welcome to click the image below for a larger version (written & designed by Kate Willaert)

The famous bat symbol – the focal point of Batman’s costume – has evolved significantly since the Dark Knight made his first appearance 75 years ago. See how Bruce Wayne’s emblem has transformed from Detective Comics #27 to Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice! First let’s look at the Bat emblems as they appeared in the comics.

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Bat emblems on the big screen!

And here’s the entire Infographic in its full glory! Click on the picture for the enlarged view.

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May 14, 2012 Batman Infographic: Every (Significant) Bat-Suit Ever Created – How many are there? Read about them HERE
May 18, 2012 Batman Icon’s Mutation – 70-year Evolution of the BATMAN logo from 1941 till current 2012 posted HERE
July 30, 2012 The Dark Knight Manual: Tools, Weapons, Vehicles and Documents from the Batcave (pictures HERE)
August 2, 2012 So you want to be Batman? Let’s see if you got what it takes to be a crimefighter, money wise (link HERE)
July 20, 2013 Counting the cost of being Batman, Hulk, Spider-Man, Superman and Wolverine – Then & Now (posted HERE)
July 27, 2014 – Evolution of the Dark Knight: 20 of the most iconic Batman to ever appear over 75 years posted HERE

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[Movie Masterpiece “Iron Man 3” 1/6 Scale Action Figure Iron Man Mark 33 (Silver Centurion) (secondary shipments)

Scale 1/6
Yes battery use
Yes, battery included
The main plastic material

Hot Toys in “Movie Masterpiece” series, the new Power Suit Marvel movie “Iron Man 3” lineup. Iron Man Mark 33, known as “Silver Centurion” is it up! Figure Height approx 30 cm, 36 places or more to movable, three-dimensional wonderfully figure mark 33 of the powered suit of “Silver Centurion”. Armor full of solid sense of distinctive coloring of the metallic red and silver, painted with a gloss is applied. Armor is slightly thick, but elaborate finish to detail compared to conventional powered suit. The head comes with two. The first, helmet light up function support. The second, has become the battle damage version helmet which cleared the portrait rights of Robert Downey Jr., Face of Tony wounded peeps. Repulsor ray launch of both hands is equipped with LED light-up gimmick that emits white and arc reactor, eye, chest. Blade that can be chest or parts that reproduces the damage caused by combat, be charged to the forearm so that with, so that it is possible to direct the various scenes in the play further. The finger joint to move, replacement parts for the hand of Repulsor rays light up correspondence is attached. You can enjoy a lot of battle scenes full of a sense of reality. Pedestal of series common that comes is in a special edition of the circular type. * This product version is also bonus accessories releases.

[The set] (× 2) (× 4), special pedestal (helmet, chest armor), replacement parts for the hand [Accessories] battle damage version of replacement parts for weapons [] forearm mounting blade

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Mark Bode – Da Lizard Brown Ed. Release at Toy Tokyo (8.7) + SDCC Recap

Mark Bode will be at Toy Tokyo on Thursday (8.7) for the release/signing of his Da’ Lizard Brown NYC Edition produced by MINDstyle. This event is a follow-up to the earlier San Diego Comic-Con launch of the Green and Black toy editions of the lizard character created and popularized by…

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Transformers 4 Lost Age of Extinction – Japan Times Talks to Michael Bay, Kelsey Grammer, Nicole Peltz, and Mark Wahlberg

The Japan Times has published an article about Age of Extinction, its Japanese connections, and the samurai-inspired changes to the character designs. Bay also reveals that despite vowing that Dark of the Moon was his last Transformers film he was “prevailed upon, expertly” by a group or person he does not name to direct TF4. Will the same be true of TF5? We’ll see. Keep reading for a link and selected quotes!

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Pre-order Hot Toys Diorama "Iron Man" 1/6th scale Mark III (Construction Version) Collectible

In the first Iron Man movie, Tony Stark is repairing the Mark III hanging from the ceiling with numerous cables and wires connected to the armor while working in his workshop. To let fans reenact this special scene, Hot Toys is delighted to present the 1/6th scale Mark III (Construction Version) Collectible as an addition to Diorama Series! It will be an excellent addition to completing your Iron Man workshop diorama!

The collectible is specially crafted based on the image of the Mark III in the movie featuring fine sculpture, LED light-up functions, removable armor parts, metallic colored painting on the armor, and specially designed figure stage.

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Pre-order this Hot Toys Diorama “Iron Man” 1/6th scale Mark III (Construction Version) Collectible from TFH (link HERE)

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THE MARK OF BATMAN – The Evolution of an Icon #Batman75 Infographic

Here’s one of those cool “Infographic” images made to inadvertently advertise a company by using the popularity of a character or brand. They know because people love “Batman” it will get attention, it will get shared like crazy, and then they’re like, “Oh my goodness… is our URL on the bottom of this graphic???” hee hee! Basically, it’s for the website of

OK, now that I have vented my bitterness about “modern uses of propaganda” let’s just enjoy the graphic. It’s pretty cool! It shows the evolution of the Batman Chest Emblem over the years and the artwork is really nice, very crisp & clean-looking.

Which one is your favorite? 

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Incoming: Hot Toys "Iron Man 3" 1/6 scale Skeleton Suit Mark XLI "Bones" collectible figure

“Gentlemen!” and with that said, the Skeleton Suit Mark XLI has split into multiple parts to attack Extremis soldiers during Tony Stark’s showdown with Aldrich Killian! Nicknamed “Bones”, this armor is built by Tony Stark with speed and maneuverability in mind. It earns its name because of the very unique external appearance of thin black and gold colored armor plating with internal contents exposed.

Today Hot Toys is proud to present this distinctive armor from the Iron Legion – 1/6th scale Bones (Mark XLI) Collectible Figure! In addition to featuring finely crafted structure, black and gold colored armor, LED light-up functions and accessories, this collectible figure has specially designed magnetic components which allow it to be split into multiple parts and re-attach back together at will.

Hot Toys MMS251 Movie Masterpiece Series “Iron Man 3” 1/6th scale Bones (Mark XLI) Collectible Figure’s special features: Authentic and detailed likeness of Bones (Mark XLI), the Skeleton Suit, in Iron Man 3 with Over 36 points of articulations and is approximately 30 cm tall. Includes LED-lighted eyes and circular-shaped RT on chest (white light, battery operated), Black and gold colored painting on armor with internal content exposed, Special features on armor: Magnetic components located at neck, upper chest, shoulders, elbows, and upper thighs. Three (3) pairs of interchangeable palms including: One (1) pair with movable fingers and light-up repulsors (white light, battery operated), One (1) pair of forceful fists, One (1) pair of repulsor palms. Articulations on waist armor allowing flexible movement.

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Iron Man fans should not miss out on the opportunity to pre-order this one-of-a-kind armor from the House Party Protocol!
Accessories: Eight (8) real-like thrust fire accessories, One (1) circular figure stage with flexible pillar and armor parts stands

Release date: Q2-Q3, 2015

**Prototype shown, final product may be slightly different
**Product details could be subjected to change without further notice
**Battery included for collectible figure. Button cells are required

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