he badass Captain America we see in Infinity War takes a cute turn with this Nendoroid action figure. If you’ve had the pleasure to watch the movie, or have been watching the trailers, you know Captain America’s look has undergone a substantial change from his previous movies. The mask has gone, as has the shield, and the Captain now sports a full beard. This nendoroid is currently available for pre-order, with a release scheduled for November 2018. Currently priced at JPY 4200 (~$38.5).
This superbly detailed line by Bandai puts Star Wars characters in a rather fitting style of Samurais. It’s quite an intelligently created set, which does an excellent job at transforming our favorite characters into Samurai, but doesn’t go overboard.
What would Star Wars characters be like if they entered the world of retro serials of Buck Rogers and Flash Gordon? Well, Sillof has the answers in the new line for Serial Wars. As with his previous lines, Star Wars characters have been reworked to fit into their new setting, yet they are quite recognizable as their original setting as well. Sillof calls this set his best line, and that itself would be a great compliment to this set.
Kandahar, Afghanistan isn’t exactly the place where you’d expect a soldier to have toys on his mind. The most interesting things however, appear where they’re least expected. Rupert Valero, a US soldier in Afghanistan, gathers locally available junk when off-duty, converting all that into action figures. Some of Valero’s creations are available on Etsy as well.
Google’s Android logo is well known to most people, and it appears someone in South Korea is making action figurines based on the Android. Named Androski, the set has three figures, one with movable arms and a spinny upper head and scary teeth, the other is a phone pendant for phones with strap holes, and …
Custom action figures created by Jonathan Kuriscak tell a story of their own. A crafter-collector of figures, Kurisack made the Nazi Darth Vader in all black, except the helmet and the red armband. Darth also sports a “mechanical” look. Stormtroopers gave up their traditional whites in favor of black for the series, in an attempt to live up to their WWII Nazi setting.