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hot toys little groot

We still can’t get enough of Baby Groot, especially when the Baby Groot in question is this adorable (and super accurate) version by Hot Toys.

While this version doesn’t actually dance, it is a fantastic replica. The 1/4 Scale Little Groot Collectible features 3 interchangeable head sculpts, movable arms, and a moveable body.

Head after the break to see more of this super cute collectible.

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The Winchester Brothers don’t have the best track record when it comes to Christmas, which may be why I love the idea of these Supernatural ornaments so much. They’re made by an artsy gal named Denise and she sells them in her Etsy shop.

She also showed me some very cool upcoming designs for next year, including an idea for a painted wine glass, so I’d say it’s a good idea to check back on her stuff from time to time.

I know it’s probably too late to get these Supernatural ornaments for this year’s decorating, but there’s no reason you can’t get yourself something for next year, right?

Head after the break to see more adorable designs.

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obbit

Yes, this beautiful recreation of a Hobbit hole from Lord of the Rings hides a litter box for a very lucky cat. It was created by the Hollywood prop builders at Super-Fan Builds for a guy who is a huge Tolkien fan. Everything on it is perfectly cat-safe and there’s even an Eye of Sauron scratching post so your cat can scratch his all-seeing eye out and save the day.

Clearly, the Fellowship didn’t consider using giant cats. It would have saved them a lot of trouble.

See the build video after the break.

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Peter Quill is no ordinary man. He’s Star-Lord, member of Guardians of the Galaxy. The popularity of the film practically guaranteed we’d get some stunning statues from Hot Toys, and they didn’t disappoint. Their sixth scale Star-Lord looks an awful lot like Chris Pratt and is posable enough to handle all of Quill’s smooth moves. Come on, he has to be able to dance along to the Awesome Mix Vol. 1.

Speaking of the ultimate mix tape, a cassette player and headphones are among Star-Lord’s accessories. Here’s what else he comes with:

Interchangeable masked head sculpt with LED light-up function (red light; battery operated)
Body with over 30 points of articulations
Five (5) pieces of interchangeable gloved palms including:
– One (1) pair of fists
– One (1) pair of palms for holding guns
– One (1) right palm for holding orb
Two (2) guns
One (1) sling pack
One (1) portable audio cassette player with headset
One (1) realistic plasma orb
Figure stand with Star-Lord nameplate and the movie logo

See more pictures of the collectible after the break.

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DC is releasing a line of Batman: The Animated Series figures and that set will now include Barbara Gordon. She will join Batman, Riddler, and Penguin as the latest wave of figures announced for the series. Batman and Riddler are 6″ figures while Bargirl is 5″ and Penguin comes in at 4.5″ because the guy just happens to be short. The figures are all set to make their debut next July but you can pre-order them now for $22.99 each.

See more pictures after the break.

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sheets

You’ve still got a month to wait for the Venture Brothers special on January 19th but these official Venture Brothers sheets are sure to make the wait a little bit easier. They’ve got all your favorite characters on 300-thread count sheets available in a queen size set. They’re only around for a limited time so order yours now and add them to your Learning Bed.

Take a closer look at the sheets in video after the break.

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Bandai has released official images of the Ashigaru Stormtrooper and…well, just look at it. The figure measures 7″ tall and includes not just reworked armor, but even a blaster that’s been given some Samurai style. Also, there’s a Katana because a Samurai isn’t complete without one. He’ll be joining Samurai Taisho Vader in March and should retail for about $70.

See more pictures after the break.

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I may have a few issues with Indiana Jones and the Temple Of Doom, but I’m already in love with the new Indiana Jones Temple of Doom Sixth Scale Figure by Sideshow Collectibles.

First of all, the face. That Indy determination-filled face is already captivating, but then you get all kinds of different accessories and different hands to use those accessories. Plus, the Sankara Stones… it’s all just..so cool.

I know, I’m fangirling. I honestly can’t help it.

Head after the break to see more pictures and details about the figure.

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Penguins are cute. Judge Dredd is a badass. Combine the two and you have the cutest badass in the world. This is an 11.5 cm statue created by Blind Mouse Toys that has turned Judge Dredd into a penguin. He was designed by Daniel Balmforth and Steve Scholz, and painted by sculptor Joe Amaro to look perfectly adorable. He may be the law but he’s going to be hard not to hug.

See more pictures after the break.

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groot swing

Remember when we wrote about this awesome Groot Swing Set? It was so awesome that even James Gunn took notice. The picture was taken as part of a fan build for a new show called Super Fan Builds, and now we finally have a chance to see the swing in action.

Super Fan Builds is a new series by the team behind Man at Arms & Man at Arms: Reforged and is hosted by Alison Haislip. It’ll cover the skilled artists from Tim Baker Creations as they make the dreams of “super fans” come true by creating amazing, custom tributes to their favorite film and video game pop-culture icons.

The episodes will be released bi-weekly on the AWE Me channel and Season one includes builds for fans of The Hobbit, Batman, Bioshock, and more.

Check out the Groot swing set episode after the break along with an additional pic.

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