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This stop-motion video by YouTube’s counter656 features a huge battle between Figuarts Batman and Joker figures with reinforcements from unexpected places. Just when you think the Joker has been defeated, he calls in the Gundams. But Batman has his own allies.

It took 20 days to put together this video which includes 3,500 pictures and some fun special effects. Watch and see if good triumphs over evil.

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Toys ‘R’ Us has revealed their SDCC exclusive Star Wars ‘Jabba’s Rancor Pit’ figure set. It includes Slave Leia, Luke, C-3PO, and a Gammorean guard that are all about the size of the 3.75″ classic Hasbro figures. Jabba measures a bit larger at 6″ and the Rancor appropriately towers over everyone. The set will debut at SDCC but will arrive in Toys ‘R’ Us stores later this year. The press release also included news of their new “Collector Vector” online store:

In conjunction with Comic Convention, Toys“R”Us has introduced a new shop titled, “Collector Vector,” dedicated to collectible action figures, playsets and more for the mature collector community, available now in its stores nationwide and Toysrus.com. This specially designated destination features nearly 100 highly sought-after collectibles from industry leading manufacturers, including Bandai, Diamond Select™, Mezco Toyz, McFarlane Toys and NECA, among others, as well as items based on hit properties, such as BATMAN™, Godzilla, Sons of Anarchy, Predator, The Walking Dead and more. The company’s new digital “Collector Vector” hub, available online at Toysrus.com, features hundreds of additional product options, including items customers can’t find anywhere else.

Looks like we’re all going to be spending a little more time shopping Toys ‘R’ Us.

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Gamer and Lego master Simon Liu got sucked right into Borderlands 2. When he emerged and returned to his love of Lego, he recreated a beloved character. This Claptrap stands 2.5 feet tall and was on display at Brickworld Chicago 2015.

Take a closer look in the video after the break.

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The Nerd Block Classic Box for June is all about British television—which is great because British fandoms are some of my favorite kinds of fandoms.

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LEGO enthusiast Sami Mustonen tipped us to his awesome Jurassic World Indominus Rex project on Lego Ideas. Made from over 700 Lego bricks, this Indominus Rex is gaining supporters fast and it’s easy to see why. It’s badass.

He also has a Jurassic Park Tour Car Lego Ideas project which even has minifigures of Ellie Sattler, Alan Grant, and Ian Malcolm. I’m sold on the Malcolm figure alone.

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Hot Toys has revealed a new series of Artist Mix figures designed by Japanese artist Touma. The series includes Ant-Man, Yellowjacket and a special Ant-Man Black-Out version that can only be had when you purchase the deluxe set. Each bobble-head figure is about 13cm tall.

I have to say, that we like these more than the Age Of Ultron Artist Mix line.

Naturally, these are just the first Ant-Man toys in a line of collectibles Hot Toys will reveal leading up to the film’s debut on July 17th. We can’t wait to see their trademark sixth-scale figures.

Stay tuned to Sideshow Collectibles for pricing and release dates.

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eBay user silence05 recently listed a collection of his very unique Lovecraft-themed Warhammer 40,000 soldiers and assorted vehicles. If the thought of Cthulhu space marines really gets your gears churning and burning, then you should probably start bidding now.

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If you dream of owning a supercar, then now is your chance. The latest Lego Creator model is the iconic Ferrari F40. It has 1,158 pieces and is set to retail for $89.99 when it goes on sale in August. From the press release:

LEGO Ferrari F40 Specs:

The Lego Creator expert replica of the iconic sports car with its sleek aerodynamic lines, distinctive rear spoiler and racing-red bodywork is packed with authentic brick-built details, including on the outside:

-Pop-up headlights
-Side air intakes
-Special windscreen element with printed A-pillars
-Custom-made, molded rim inserts with sturdy, road-gripping tires
-Vented rear hatch that opens to reveal a twin-turbocharged, 90-degree V8 engine

Open the doors and you’ll discover complete authenticity:

-Crafted cabled door handles
-Steering wheel with Ferrari logo
-2 red racing seats
-While under the hood you’ll find a luggage compartment and tools

The model is 8 cm tall, 27 cm long and 14 cm wide and will be available online as well as in stores in Germany and Austria.

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This is what happens when you let a Final Fantasy director and character designer loose on a Catwoman figure. Tetsuya Nomura’s Play Arts Kai figure design features crazy armor and will include two whip tails (WHIP TAILS!), a small pistol, and a set of extended hand-claws. Pricing hasn’t been announced but if it falls in line with similar figures, then it’ll likely be around $175.

See Also: More Delightfully Insane Play Arts Kai Figures

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Cuteness alert! Four feet of plush Chewbacca goodness? I don’t know about you, but I’d be hard pressed not to take it everywhere and introduce myself to people with, “Han Solo, I’m captain of the Millennium Falcon. Chewie here tells me you’re looking for passage to the Alderaan system.”

From the product page:

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… Underground Toys found this gigantic, 48′ tall, talking Chewbacca plush! Everyone knows it’s not wise to upset a Wookie. Even a plush one. This is especially true when he talks and stands a massive 48′ tall! Featuring the original and iconic roars from the classic movies this 48′ plush version of Chewbacca is a must have for any fan or collector.

Product Page ($319.99)

If the 48″ version is too expensive, keep in mind that smaller, cheaper versions are also available.