Hot Toys Thor 4, Tonka Transformers

Transformers Tonka-nator from Hasbro, Love and Thunder Thor from Hot Toys and Seven of Nine from EXO-6.

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Welcome to Toy Aisle, io9’s regular roundup of the latest toy news on the internet. This week, Transformers ultimately makes what should have been the most obvious toy vehicle crossover ever, Thor: Love and Thunder comes to Hot Toys, and the latest EXO-6 star trek figure gives us a borg queen (not this a). The plus: meat cushions? Check it out!


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Hasbro Transformers Collaborative: Tonka Mash-Up – Tonkanator

Hasbro leans heavily on nostalgia with a Transformers mashup collaboration that sees the normally neon green Constructicons repainted yellow like classic Tonka truck vehicles. As with the Constructicons, these six vehicles transform from vehicles to robots and back, but also combine to form a larger robot. now named the Tonkanator instead of Devastator. The set is available for pre-order now as Exclusive Target for $104although an official release date has yet to be revealed.


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EXO-6 Star Trek: Voyager Seven of nine 1/6 scale figures

EXO-6 returns to the Delta Quadrant for its next 1:6 scale star trek figure, bringing us Jeri Ryan’s iconic ex-Borg Annika Hansen – better known to you, meand the collective as Seven of Nine – to join its ever-growing line of Traveler The figures. Seven is dressed in her signature scarlet jumpsuit and features alternating posing hands, a PADD device and a detachable belt with its own removable tricorder and hand-held phaser, plus a larger phaser rifle for tough cases really futile. Seven is slated for release in December 2022 and will retail for $220.[[[[ITN]


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Hasbro G.I. Joe Retro Cobra Stinger Collection with Cobra Officer

The Stinger ranks up there with the Celestial Attack, HISS tankand the USS Flag aircraft carrier as one of the most iconic and recognizable vehicles in the G.I. Joe universe. It’s a simple upgraded 4WD truck with a four missile rack in the back that can absolutelynot sure to shoot without a windshield on the vehicle, but was still a staple of the original 80s cartoon and imaginary wars in children’s rooms. Hasbro brings it backas well as a classic O-ring Cobra Officer figure, for $34, which isn’t bad as far as price gouging nostalgia goes, but pre-orders already seem to have completely sold out on the Hasbro Pulse website.


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hot toys Thor: Love and Thunder 1/6 scale Thor figure

Although interest in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has begun to waEver since Thanos was defeated, Taika Waititi has managed to make the Thor movies a staple, and with Thor: Love and Thunderthe official release of in a few weeks, Hot Toys unveiled an updated version of the hero depending on its next appearance. The 12-inch figure has 30 points of articulation plus a long-haired Chris Hemsworth head sculpt that can be replaced with a helmeted version with glowing LED lighting effects that can be added all over his body. Thor’s gold-accented outfit is beautifully detailed, and even Stormbreaker lights up with separate battery-powered LEDs inside. Availability is expected in late 2023 or early 2024.


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Hasbro Marvel Legends Series Marvel Apocalypse

If you run Oscar Isaac in a role is wrong, you never want to be right, but his turn of Apocalypse in the aptly named X-Men: Apocalypse left us yearning for a portrayal of the character from years past –Ilike in the classic Marvel Toy Biz line, which Hasbro has resurrected for its Marvel Legends series. This six-inch Apocalypse features a detailed sculpt plus alternate head, interchangeable hands, blast effect accessory, and plasma laser cannon. This is available for pre-order now on Hasbro Pulse for $39, but delivery isn’t expected until early 2023.


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Mattel AND the extra-terrestrial Stuffed toy

From awww. It’s been 40 years since AND the extra-terrestrial broke box office records when it was first released in 1982, and to help mark the occasion, Mattel has one of the most adorable versions of the once-stranded alien in itinerary for next month. The 11-inch-tall plush toy features a plastic molded head with oversized, overly realistic eyes, a red hoodie, and a glowing finger that can be pressed to play iconic lines from the movie, likely something about phone home. This is available for pre-order at online stores like Entertainment Earth for $34.


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Capcom monster hunter Raw and cooked meat pillows

After defeating the monsters they hunted, monster hunter players can use what’s left of the creatures to upgrade their weapons and armor, or simply dig and consume the cooked meat to boost their health and stamina. Assuming those giant cups of protein are something gamers would also like to cuddle up with in real life, Capcom created plush versions piece of meat on the bone in both raw and well-cooked and pan-fried versions. Each piece measures 35 inches long and features a very realistic printed finish on the outside. They’re currently available in Japan for around $120 each, but expect to pay more if you find somewhere willing to export them to the US.S


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