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Big Bad Toy Store lists great new pre-order and in stock Items we like!
-- Posted by Tamer on Wednesday, June 28 2017
THREEA TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT
From Transformers: The Last Knight, ThreeA introduces these highly articulated 1/6 scale and premium scale Sqweeks, Bumblebee, and Optimus Prime figures! They feature LED light-up capabilities, weapons, and accessories as shown in the movie.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/Search?HideSoldOut=true&SortOrder=New&Brand=1971&Company=180

NECA ALIEN SERIES 12 FIGURES
Series 12 of the best-selling Aliens action figures is themed to the events that occur in Hadley's Hope during Aliens, and continues the 30th Anniversary celebration! This series features Ripley in her bomber jacket, Vasquez, and 2 different battle-damaged Alien Warriors in 7-inch scale. $89.99
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/Search?HideSoldOut=true&Brand=4948&Company=11&SortOrder=New

MAFEX NO.053 BATMAN PREVIEWS EXCLUSIVE
From The Dark Knight Rises comes Medicom's MAFEX Batman Ver.3.0! He’s about 6.5 inches tall with an all-new sculpt and is insanely posable for maximum action. He comes with 3 facial expressions, his grapnel gun, Batarang, and 2 rifles. $64.99
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/Product/VariationDetails/55493

STAR WARS REY’S SALVAGED X-WING HELMET
Rey is a Jakku scavenger, a survivor toughened by life on a harsh desert planet. Like nearly everything she owns, Rey’s X-wing pilot helmet is salvage from the wreckage that litters Jakku. Her helmet once belonged to Rebel Captain Dosmit Ræh of the Tierfon Yellow Aces. Anovos presents the Star Wars: The Force Awakens Rey salvaged X-wing helmet accessory for fans all over to enjoy! $349.99
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/Product/VariationDetails/55459

STAR WARS ANOVOS HELMETS
Be part of the Star Wars universe with the Anovos 1/1 scale wearable helmets! These movie-accurate replicas are great for collecting or cosplay; each helmets’ interiors are lined for a finished appearance.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/Search?HideSoldOut=true&SortOrder=New&ProductType=126&Department=7388&Brand=2308

MARVEL LEGENDS X-MEN, SPIDER-MAN, GOTG, & MORE
With the Marvel Legends Series, both kid and adult Marvel fans can start a legendary collection of comic and movie-based Marvel characters. Each figure is highly articulated making each another epic addition to the Marvel Legends Series!
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/search?HidePreorder=true&HideSoldOut=true&SortOrder=BestSelling&Series=2115



OC47150 get his kit-bash on three times for the latest challenge...
-- Posted by Tamer on Wednesday, June 28 2017
"The Jedi Exploration Corps, or ExplorCorps, was organized officially as the Archaeological and Research Division of the Service Corps, and was instrumental in the discovery of many of the galaxy's ancient, forgotten secrets as well as the mapping of several of the galaxy's hyperspace routes.

This Rodian explorer worked for ExplorCorps 1,000 years BBY.

Recipe:

Arms, torso: TPM Obi-Wan
Legs: Tatooine Luke
Head and hands: Pax Bonkik
Chest harness: Tartakovsky Obi Wan figure"

Pretty good recipe if you ask me. The full gallery of all the entrants is here:




I-am-Boba-Fett is back with an update...
-- Posted by Tamer on Wednesday, June 28 2017
"Here's an all new Star Wars custom SKIFF MERCENARY figure that I was commissioned to create for a customer. I sculpted an all new helmet for this custom figure and then made a mold of that new helmet sculpt and head. I then resin cast the new helmet and head for use on this custom figure. This character is seen in Return of the Jedi.

This 3.75"/1:18 scale custom figure features:
- Custom made solid one piece resin cast head and helmet
- Custom made resin cast Blaster Pistol
- Custom paint work
- Custom sculpt work
- Fully poseable multi-articulated body
- Custom made harness and attached resin cast ammo and pouches"

Looks pretty awesome to me. So hoping we can get some of these characters made by Hasbro some day.



Ron Hembling gets more work done on his Star Trek Bridge...
-- Posted by Tamer on Wednesday, June 28 2017
"Hi All,

More updates, the station consoles are now coming together very nicely.

Ron"

I would say so. It is gonna be another homeroom for Ron.



JDeck starts an Aquaman Dio...
-- Posted by Tamer on Wednesday, June 28 2017
"I started a real quick Aquaman diorama. This is pretty much the basic idea. The statue is an aquarium decoration of Poseidon. I first cut it in half, then I sanded it to make it look like it had been underwater for a couple thousand years. I started making some ruin blocks, one of which I added the Aquaman symbol to using epoxy clay. The plants are leftovers from the ones I used on my Endor display, I forgot what company it was. Im also using some tiny shells, and ground up shells, for added details. I just need to paint some things, pour the plaster/sand and suspend Aquaman in a floating position."

Looks pretty good to me. Be sure to take a look at his DC Icons Aquaman Figure Review in the Imperial Archives Section too.



The Closet Jedi updates us on our Facebook Page...
-- Posted by Tamer on Wednesday, June 28 2017
He is making more work on the Dome. Daggone that looks great populated!



Syamsul Sam III shares on our Facebook Page...
-- Posted by Tamer on Wednesday, June 28 2017
Looks like its a Cobra Day here at the Shipyards.



Thank the Maker shares how to make your Space Walls...
-- Posted by Tamer on Tuesday, June 27 2017
"Thank The Maker, William Palitti and his trusted sidekick Wee Gee will guide you through the construction of your Kit. I hope you have as much fun with building it as I did making this silly yet informative video. May The Force Be With You..."

Click here to order yourself a set today!




OC47150 get his kit-bash on twice for the latest challenge...
-- Posted by Tamer on Tuesday, June 27 2017
"Entry # 2:

Dr. Eblin
was a distinguished professor of archeology at the University of Coruscant who left the classroom for the field. A deceased friend left Eblin with a treasure trove of datapads listing lost civilization. Now he roams the Middle and Outer Rims looking for these lost societies. It's not without its danger: a deadly spider bit Eblin while on one dig. Without access to an immediate medical center, Eblin cut his arm off. A cybernetic arm now serves him."

You can click the aforementioned link for the recipe.



Custom Creator updates us on his latest dio...
-- Posted by Tamer on Tuesday, June 27 2017
"Finally got some time in the workshop. Finished the main courtyard basics. Onto the other three walls..."

Now that is looking fantastic!



Ron Hembling shares new work on his Star Trek Bridge...
-- Posted by Tamer on Tuesday, June 27 2017
"Hi All,

Another small update on the bridge.

I have done the end sections of the consoles and also the roof section leading into the turbo lift, I have used foam board for these and then glued all the sections together except the capt chair and helm and navigation section so that I can work on the bridge without obstructions.

The roof to the turbo lift has had fly screen mesh added to it and will later get frosted plastic for the light cover.

Ron"

It is really taking shape now!



Gentle Giant announces next SDCC Exclusive...
-- Posted by Tamer on Tuesday, June 27 2017
"Dianoga Trash Monster Jumbo Figure

When the vintage Death Star Space Station Playset was released in 1978 the designers had to take some creative license on the included trash compactor monster. We all knew about the eye stalk and the tentacles, but the wings, the mouth full of teeth and the fin were a revelation to us kids. Now the thing lurking in the muck of the Death Star had a “face.”

Grab your Jumbo Han, Luke, Leia and Chewbacca because now you can re-enact the pulse-pounding trash compactor scene from Star Wars: A New Hope with the convention exclusive Jumbo Dianoga Trash Monster! Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Star Wars with part of one of the greatest playsets in the history of toys!

Scanned from the original vintage figure/accessory and reproduced in the 12” scale, Gentle Giant’s Jumbo Dianoga Trash Monster comes packed with accurate 3-color foam “trash” and in a spectacular vintage inspired full color box!

Gentle Giant Ltd’s Jumbos - Just like you remember, only BIGGER!"








Thank the Maker sends word on his Space Walls!
-- Posted by Tamer on Monday, June 26 2017
"This is a make it yourself kit from Thank The Maker a custom toy maker. You have to put it together and paint it yourself. comes with paper instructions, plus you can log onto Youtube and watch a video on how to construct your kit. this kit is made for 3.75 action figures and looks like everyone's favorite evil space station from another galaxy! Action Figures are not included! Those are mine... Check out Thank The Maker Facebook Page."

I am posting the video below:




Clone Crazy is back with a new chapter!
-- Posted by Tamer on Monday, June 26 2017
We see our heroes back on Kashyyyk searching for a nameless evil and they encounter more than they bargain for. There are some fantastic Wookie Customs in this chapter.

Enjoy Knights of the Old Republic #14 Monsters



OC47150 get his kit-bash on for the latest challenge...
-- Posted by Tamer on Monday, June 26 2017
"My first entry.

A female space privateer. I can picture her working with Talon Karrde.

Torso, arms and upper legs: Mara Jade comic 2-pack figure.
Lower legs: Aayla Secura figure.
Head: I bought this head from a buddy at a swap meet.
Vest: Pax Bonkik figure
Gunbelt: Bom Vindim"

Now that is one great entry and kit-bash.



Ron Hembling shares more of his latest diorama project...
-- Posted by Tamer on Monday, June 26 2017
"Hi All,

Last bit of work on the USS Enterprise bridge for the night. This will be the size I'm doing but will keep templates for further additions to the bridge. The turbo lift is done except the roof section and the floor has been raised.

Ron"

I really enjoy old school Star Trek. This is really looking awesome. Ron just needs to put Kirk in his "Fire" pose.



Ron Hembling continues his 6" AT-AT Project...
-- Posted by Tamer on Sunday, June 25 2017
"Hi All,

Re-started the AT-AT head again for Shawn and have done some extra add ons to the hull using foam board and tomorrow I'll start adding the hull plates and details.

The cannons so far have been made using plastic card and I still need to add more details to them, the semi circle section will be done using some small party plates I have and the foam circles are for mounting them.

Ron"

Wow. Wow. Wow! Can you tell I am a little bit excited by this. Ron just does some astounding work.





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