Stranger Things x TMNT Target Figures

Bandai's Stranger Things Vecna, Mattel's Mega Construx Snake Mountain, and Playmate's Stranger Things x TMNT Eleven and Leonardo.

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Welcome to Toy Aisle, io9’s regular roundup of the latest nerdy toy news. This week, Legoit is Speed ​​champions the line plunges into the world of licenses, and is not left out, MattelThe Mega Construx line of heads to Snake Mountain for a mighty He-Man Position. Plus, you’ll need some fancy accessories to build all of these kits, right? Check it out!

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Lego Speed ​​Champions 007 Aston Martin DB5 and fast furious 1970 Dodge Charger R/T

For a few years now, Lego’s $20 Speed ​​Champions sets have been an accessible and affordable alternative to Lego’s giant Technic recreations of iconic super cars. To date, the line has featured licensed versions of real exotic cars, but this year Lego features some of Hollywood’s most iconic rides.starting with a 298-piece reconstruction of James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5and one 345-piece version of Dominic Toretto’s 1970 Dodge Charger R/T of fast furious. Both sets include a minifigure (Bond and Dom, respectively) and accessories, such as interchangeable license plates for the DB5, and both will be available for purchase from August 1.

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Mattel Mega Construx masters of the universe snake mountain

It’s not easy to tackle one of the world’s most popular toy lines with your own interlocking brick system – Lego fans are incredibly loyal and dedicated – but Mattel’s Mega Construx line has some properties you’ll never see out Legoincluding that of Mattel masters of the universe. If you needed a compelling reason to even consider buying a box of Mega Construx bricks, this 3,802 piece recreation of Skeletor Snake Mountain that could be it. It’s available for pre-order starting today for $321 and includes features like a suspension bridge, escape escape walls, posserpent capable of coiling around her, and micro action figures of Thunder Punch He-Man, Dragon Blaster Skeletor, Evil-Lyn, Trap Jaw, Webstor, and Ramman.

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bandai namco stranger things The Void Vecna ​​Series

Struggling with a Vecna-sized hole in your heart after a frenzy-watching season four of stranger things? Bandai Namco offers a 6.3 inch version of the At the topside down resident nasty to his Void series, with lots of articulation and, frankly, a level of detail we’re a little uncomfortable with. Maybe lower the veins about 10% and we’ll Eagerly Pre-Order This $32 Vecna ​​Figure which is expected to ship in December.

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Lego Mini Disney The Haunted Mansion

As Lego begins to increase its prices, its smaller sets may soon be the best way to get your brick fix without breaking the bank. Technically not part of Lego’s excellent Architecture collection, but this new miniature recreation of Disneyland Haunted house looks like it would fit in perfectly with the city skylines and the great pyramid of Giza. The 680-piece set includes a butler figurine and is primarily designed for display, with the back of the mansion revealing the ride gallery, dining room, and tiny paintings of the hitchhiking ghosts, Madame Leota, and the tomb keeper. It will be available from August 1 for $40.

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Comrades stranger things X Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Packs of two

The heroes in a half shell just can’t stop bumping into people lately, and it’s a trip to Hawkins that brings us their latest team-up: a unlikely pairing between the original Mirage Comics era of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with stranger things‘ stars. Four sets will be available exclusively on Target starting this year, with the release of sets featuring Leonardo and Eleven, and Rafael and Hopper, in October, with two more sets featuring Donatello and Lucas, and Michelangelo and Dustin, slated for release in February 2023. In addition to the two figures, each set includes a variety of accessoriesincluding the Turtles’ signature weapons, while stranger things characters come with things like flashlights, guns and bats, and backpacks. If that wasn’t enough, there’s also the ultimate TMNT/stranger things mash potatoes-accessory for each turtle: a ninja throwing star in Eggo waffles. Each two-pack will cost $40and the Leo/Eleven and Raf/Hopper sets are available for pre-order at Target now. [Target]

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MOC.Industries Lego Construction Mat

For serious Lego MOC (my own creation) builders, a new project isn’t just about sitting in front of a bin of parts for hours, there’s some serious planning and design involved, which is why MOC.Industries created this $25 Lego construction mat, 45×30 centimeters. Similar to the self-healing cutting boards used by the modelers, the carpet has grids representing the dimensions of actual Lego bricks with the left side referring to plates and bricks stacked on top of each other and the right side showing the dimensions of stud bricks next to each other. The mat also features a 1:1 scale sketch of a minifigure, making it easier for builders to design scale models of the minifigure.

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