Toy News Tuesday: War Never Changes


Never ones to let you down, we’re back with an all new Toy News Tuesday! We’re the one weekly column right here on ScienceFiction.com where we seek out all of the awesome news you need to know about any announcements and cool happenings in the toy industry and put them all in one easy to find place for you! This week we’ve got some dino-sized surprises for you, plus new ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ reveals, horror icons, and some ‘Incredible’ new Funko items! The weather may be rainy in April, but there’s still lots of awesome stuff to see in the toy news for the week of April 17th, 2018!


Welcome To Jurassic World

It’s been twenty-five years and ‘Jurassic Park’ fans are still rabid as ever for more! The latest iteration of the franchise, ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’, is releasing in theaters in just a few weeks! Well, a few months really, but it isn’t too far off at all from being one of the biggest films of the summer! This week the entire first wave of the new toyline for the film is hitting the market, so be sure to head out to your favorite local toy retailer to track down the entire ‘Jurassic World’ Fallen Kingdom’ line!

Our friends at Jurassic Outpost put together a super comprehensive look at the new line and the retailer exclusives we can look forward to that is arguably the most complete list of information on this line, but we’ve select a few of our favorites to showcase below!

Super Colossal Tyrannosaurus Rex

Get ready for thrilling action and adventure with Jurassic World! Relive captivating movie moments and exciting scenes with this line of film-inspired products featuring authentic detail, amazing design and incredible value fans will love! At approximately three feet long, this Super Colossal Tyrannosaurus Rex is based on the iconic Tyrannosaurus Rex from Jurassic World and features authentic detail, decoration and articulated arms and legs for realistic movement. Super Colossal Tyrannosaurus Rex has extra-wide jaws that can open and close, which means this massive menace can swallow up to 20 mini action figure dinosaurs whole! (Sold separately.) To release the dinosaurs, open the door on the belly. Watch out because the bite is BIG!

Indoraptor

Get ready for thrilling action and adventure with Jurassic World! There’s a mysterious villain stalking the area and he’s after anything or anyone that moves! Straight from the film, Indoraptor wreaks havoc and fear with his mere presence. His ominous features include slick black scales, long arms with dagger-like claws and extra articulation that he will use to catch anyone that crosses him. Act out ferocious battle scenes with Indoraptor and relive all the exciting adventure of the movie! Colors and decorations may vary. Are you the ultimate dinosaur expert? Download the Jurassic World Facts app to bring your Mattel Jurassic World dinosaur figures to life and learn fun facts!

Real Feel Mosasaurus

Get ready for thrilling action and adventure with Jurassic World! Mosasaurus, the colossal swimming creature, is back again and makes a bigger splash than ever in the film! This action figure is inspired by the movie and comes in a massive size that will thrill fans! Mosasaurus features authentic textured skin, realistic sculpting and articulation that makes this colossal creature come to life! Colors and decorations may vary.

‘Jurassic Park: Legacy Collection’ (Target Exclusive)

The Jurassic World Legacy Collection roars into action celebrating classic moments, themes and characters from the blockbuster film franchise! These action figures feature iconic characters from the Jurassic World franchise in 3 ” action scale with 10 points of articulation. Each figure comes with one uniquely posed attaching Compy dinosaur and an accessory unique to each character. Choose from Alan Grant, Ellie Sattler and Robert Muldoon. Collect them all! Each sold separately, subject to availability. More Characters and Dinosaurs to come later!

It’s worth noting that this is the first line of ‘Jurassic Park/World’ toys we are seeing from Mattel, who recently took over the license from Hasbro this year after Hasbro’s 24 year run (by extension of having bought Kenner) with the license. ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom‘ is sure to be one of the most colossal films of 2018, so don’t miss your chance to bring a piece of it home today!

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Jordan DesJardins

Jordan DesJardins is a writer from Philadelphia with a passion for the collectible! Jordan is ScienceFiction’s resident Toy Columnist, covering news for the Toy Industry in our weekly column ‘Toy News Tuesday’, as well as interviews, convention coverage, product reviews, and more! As an avid collector of both Toys and Comics, Jordan can often be found at comic conventions, or scouring the city for the latest Minimates and Funko Pops to hit the shelves!




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