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Nike MAG ceramic & pin: alternatives to the real thing

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(credit: via Highsnobiety) Nike MAG Ceramic Replica (US$88) and Pin (US$10) | www.nike.com

the truth about the Nike MAG hi-cut sneakers is the odd of getting it is slim and the vicious bidding process is driving its price sky high but for those fans out there, Nike has a couple of alternatives to the real-deal Marty McFly’s sneakers for you. though, they are not sneakers that you can wear but a representation of the Nike MAG that you long to have. they comes in the form of a Nike MAG ceramic replica ($88) and a Nike MAG pin ($10). the good news is, you will be doing a good cause cos’ net proceeds from these lesser items will go to the Michael J. Fox Foundation. four-figure sum or double digit figure, its your call. Continue reading Nike MAG ceramic & pin: alternatives to the real thing

limited edition 1:43 Scale Formula One Race Cars

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(credit: Formula 1) 1:43 Scale Formula One Race Cars – Limited Edition | from £42.99 | www.formula1.com

the name says it all. Formula One presents a chance for fans to have a piece of these awesome racing machines, albeit in a much smaller scale (1:43, to be exact). four models were carefully chosen for this limited edition collection which includes Red Bull Racing RB7 Sebastian Vettel 2011 Showcar, Sauber F1 Team C29 Kamui Kobaysahi Japan, Sauber F1 Team Pedro De La Rosa Showcar 2010 and Sauber F1 Team C29 Kamui Kobaysahi 40th Anniversary. each car is lovingly recreated by die-cast specialist Minichamps, presented in a matching display case. Continue reading limited edition 1:43 Scale Formula One Race Cars

Sideshow Collectibles Guan Yu Vinyl Figure Collectible

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(image: Sideshow Collectibles) Sideshow Collectibles Guan Yu Vinyl Collectible | US$89.99 | www.sideshowtoy.com

this one is dedicated to the fans of Chinese Folklore. Sideshow Collectibles present the 12-inch Guan Yu Vinyl Figure created by Kaching and sculpted by VIN TENG. if you have some knowledge on Chinese ancient history, you will be familiar with this Chinese historical figure as depicted on the classic novel “Romance of the Three Kingdoms”. for the uninitiated, Guan Yu was a warrior who was known for his martial skills and compassion. he is often depicted as an imposing, long bearded man with reddish complexion, along with his primary weapon which is later known as the ‘Guan Dao’ (Dao is the chinese for knife). Kaching’s rendition is a little to the cartoon side but still looks magnificent in its classic green edition which for $89.99, it could be yours and it comes with a special collectors edition box. another look after the break. Continue reading Sideshow Collectibles Guan Yu Vinyl Figure Collectible

Sideshow Collectibles Batman Speargun Prop Replica

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(image: Sideshow Collectibles) Sideshow Collectibles Batman Speargun | US$399.99 | www.sideshowtoy.com

though the original big screen Batman may not be as polished as recent years’ rendition, but that doesn’t make its prop replica any less collectible. Sideshow Collectibles present to you the Batman Speargun Prop Replica from the movie ‘Batman Returns‘ (1992, Warner Bros). manufactured by Hollywood Collector’s Gallery and Toynami, this 1:1 scale replica speargun with foldable handle sits on an oval Batman logo light-up base that any collectors will be proud to display. Continue reading Sideshow Collectibles Batman Speargun Prop Replica

Mos Eisley – Chalmun’s Cantina Environment

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(credit: Sideshow Collectibles) Mos Eisley – Chalmun’s Cantina 12-inch Figure Environment | US$249.99 | www.sideshowtoy.com

if collecting Star Wars 12-inch figures has become a monotonous affair for you then perhaps, it is time for some Star Wars environment to spruce up the collections. here’s one that you can start with: the Mos Eisley – Chalmun’s Cantina 12-inch Figure Environment from Sideshow Collectibles. crafted to scale of 1/6, this infamous watering hole of the Tatooine desert is individually hand painted and finished, thus blessing each piece with its own unique quality and detail. it features working Catina lights in the interior and exquisite detail on both the interior and exterior. it even has a double-side window graphic which is removable. Continue reading Mos Eisley – Chalmun’s Cantina Environment

limited edition Sideshow Collectibles HULK life-size bust

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(credit: Sideshow Collectibles) HULK Life-Size Bust | US$499.99 | www.sideshowtoy.com

fans of the green hulking hero will be glad to know the HULK life-size bust from Sideshow Collectibles is now up for your taking. as with all Sideshow Collectibles product, each piece is handcrafted and individually painted to exacting standards. it’s a life-size bust, so expect it to be huge. the bust measures 20-inch (508-mm) tall, 19-inch (482.6-mm) wide by 14.5-inch (368.3-mm) long and weighs a hefty 15-lbs (6.8-kilograms). the HULK Life-Size Bust has a limited production run of just 500 pieces and is available now from Sideshow website for $499.99. click on the above image for larger view of this fearsome green beast. also check out a couple more images of the Hulk Life-Size Bust after the jump. Continue reading limited edition Sideshow Collectibles HULK life-size bust

Scuderia Ferrari 150° Italia 1:4 Scale Steering Wheel

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(image credit: Formula 1) Scuderia Ferrari 150° Italia 1:4 Scale Steering Wheel | £60.00 | www.formula1.com

for the average Formula One fans, owning a piece of this lean mean racing car could be the next best thing to owning the entire car and one of the most sought after part is perhaps the steering wheel. if the limited edition 1:1 scale full size 2011 Ferrari 150° Italia Steering Wheel Replica price is way off your budget, there is always a less expensive alternative such as the Scuderia Ferrari 150° Italia 1:4 Scale Steering Wheel. created by Amalgam Fine Model Cars for Ferrari, this steering wheel is completely handcrafted to exacting details. it comes with a presentation case and like its limited edition counterpart, it comes with a certificate of authenticity to prove that this is a real deal Ferrari merchandise. the best part is, it cost a fraction of the 1:1 replica with a price tag of just £60 (about US$99). it may not be the full-size replica but at least it is affordable to average folks like me. Continue reading Scuderia Ferrari 150° Italia 1:4 Scale Steering Wheel

Marvel characters given Tokidoki makeover, in blind boxes

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(credit: Tokidoki) Tokidoki x Marvel Frenzies | US$5.95 | www.tokidoki.it

Marvel’s reach has extended beyond comics, moving on to the big screen and now, renowned artist Tokidoki has given Marvel characters a makeover – Tokidoki-style. fans of both Tokidoki can expect popular Marvel characters, ranging from Spiderman to Doctor Doom, Wolverine to Thor et cetera, in this collection. the best part is (or the worst, depending on how you look at it), these will come in individual blind boxes which means you will never know what you will be getting until you open the box. can be frustrating as hell to some but a thrill to others. i am completely neutral when it comes to blind boxes – i only avoid them. does it make me an anti-blind box dude? Continue reading Marvel characters given Tokidoki makeover, in blind boxes

1:6 scale Batman – Bruce Wayne (Batsuit Begins Version)

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(credit: Sideshow Collectibles) 1:6 scale Batman – Bruce Wayne (Batsuit Begins Version) | from US$224.99 | www.sideshowtoy.com

if you are a huge fan of the Dark Knight, then you wouldn’t want to miss this incredible detailed 1:6 scale Batman – Bruce Wayne (Batsuit Begins Version). i have seen my share of so-called ‘likeness’ (in action figures) to the real character and this is by far the most eerily realistic. a glance at the images of the action figure Christian Bale, you might think that you look the actual celebrity photo. no kidding. some of the features include sculpted neck with detailed skin texture to match with the head sculpt, three interchangeable lower face sections, and 30-points of articulation. Continue reading 1:6 scale Batman – Bruce Wayne (Batsuit Begins Version)

Sideshow Collectibles Limited Edition Star Wars Bronze Statues

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(credit: Sideshow Collectibles) Limited Edition Star Wars Bronze Statue | from US$4,250.00 | www.sideshowtoy.com

for serious Star Wars collectors, sometimes just having action figures aren’t enough. so how about adding a trio of limited edition bronze statues to your collection? cast in high quality, heavy weight bronze, the trio of bronze statues include Darth Maul and bounty hunters, Boba and Jango Fett. these statues measure around half a meter tall and are of limited production runs. last check, they are fast selling out – especially for the silver screen’s most loved bounty hunters, Jango and Boba Fett. prices for these statues start from $4,250 and up depending to its edition number. if you want one, you better act quick but be warned that shipping for this cast bronze statue won’t be cheap as they are heavy stuff. literally. a few more look at the trio after the break. Continue reading Sideshow Collectibles Limited Edition Star Wars Bronze Statues