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QMx got serious about making an insanely detailed and beautiful replica of Serenity, and they’ve delivered with a screen accurate model. We saw the debut of the giant Serenity at San Diego Comic-Con last summer, and now it’s available for pre-order.

They spared no expense in making this limited edition, artisan 1:124 scale model. Their Cinema Arts model shop made the 3D files and 3D printed the replica. It has over 250 parts, 100 LEDs, multiple layers and shades of paint, and more:

Incredible complexity. More than 250 parts — cast and laser cut.
Extra strength. Steel skeletal structure and internal brass structure for main engine rotation.
Interior bling. More than 100 LEDs controlled by a 12-volt system.
Multi-layered colors. A total of 25 different colors of high-quality studio paints.
No decals. All graphics on Serenity are painted on by hand, even Serenity’s logo.
Exquisite details. Miniature bridge with crew members, galley with furniture and cargo bay with cargo.
Movable parts. Manually operable cargo bay door and hinged reactor vent covers.
Wireless remote. Custom electronics created by QMx FX Cinema Arts with a four-channel remote control. Effects include:
Interior lighting for the bridge, galley and cargo bay, and illuminates docked shuttles.
Active formation lights
Rotating gravity rotor lights
Reactor housing illumination with a hard burn and twinkling firefly effect.
Cool display. Serenity’s lighted display base is a box stand with a Translight inset of a nebula. It features a 12-inch steel stand that adjusts at a variety of angles for optimal display.
Pro prop crate. Each Serenity is shipped in custom-cut foam and stored in a hand-built wooden apple crate, just like what the pros use to safeguard their props

The edition is capped at 500 pieces. Honestly, I’ve never seen a replica taken to this level before.

See all the beautiful details in photos after the break.

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Howard the Duck funko pop

Funko has recently announced they’re releasing a dancing Groot Pop! figure, and the tree being won’t be alone because they’re also rolling out Howard the Duck. Remember Howard the Duck? Even if you’d like to forget him and his movie, this Pop! toy should be okay since it can’t talk. Both Howard the Duck and Groot will be available in December.

Product Page ($9.99 via CBR)

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Behold, the terrible and beautiful Smaug in giant toy form! This large scale Smaug figure from The Hobbit has a wing span of 22 inches and is sure to strike fear in the hearts of your other toys. He has ten points of articulation and though he’s plastic, the core of Smaug is wire and able to be posed. The dragon Smaug comes with a surprise 1.5 inch action figure (maybe Bilbo or Bard?) and is part of a limited edition run of 3,000 pieces. You can pre-order now to receive a Smaug of your very own in December.

See more photos of the magnificent beast after the break.

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Little dancing Groot stole the show in Guardians of the Galaxy and now he’s got his first official toy. Ryan Penagos tweeted the news and the toy has been so popular that its sold out of its first delivery slated for October!

See the tweet after the break.

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7-Elevens in Japan have so much more than unhealthy snacks and chilled beverages right now; they have ridiculously expensive Evangelion Unit-01 statues. It’s the perfect fit for wealthy Neon Genesis Evangelion fans that also enjoy Slurpees and questionable meat products.

There are only 25 units of the limited edition statue. It measures over 6 feet tall and comes in 7-Eleven colors. Since it’s priced at 1.8 million yen or $17,800 dollars, you can’t take it home directly from the store. Once you fill out a form, 7-Eleven will call you and arrange a bank transfer. You’ll get your colorful Unit-01 in a few months.

See a couple more photos of the statue after the break.

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The Millennium Falcon is coming to Walmart and Walmart.com this November as one giant-sized toy. It’s set to retail for about $59.99, measures over 2-feet long, and has a rotating radar dish and movable cannon. Maybe if you’re good you’ll find this under the tree this Christmas.

See more pictures after the break.

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Street Fighter my be all about fighting but these guys look to cute to hurt anyone. You have your choice of Ryu, Ken, or Chu-Li as a poseable plush figure. Each measures 12″ tall and is set to be available sometime this month. These are the first in the series, so look for more characters to come in the future.

See more pictures after the break.

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Look out everyone, Futurama’s Bender has come to life. Builder Adrian Drake, a.k.a. Brick Frenzy, made a 6-foot LEGO statue of the animated character for Brickworld. It took him about a month to assemble the 20,000 pieces that comprise the statue.

Bender has a functional chest cavity that can fit bottles of liquor, and builder Simon Liu even made a life-size Richard Nixon head to go with the figure.

More photos of the build after the break.

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Want to have a pet chocobo that doesn’t need food or water? Etsy seller Mira Crafts has one that’s hand sculpted, sewn, and painted and can be posed because the base of the figure is armature wire. She even placed every feather by hand! It’s a one of a kind creation. The little creature from Final Fantasy is 12 inches tall by 13 inches long, and Mira Crafts says it’s a great size to fit action figures.

Take a look at some close-ups of the doll after the break.

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So the above figure of Gon, a character from the anime/manga series Hunter x Hunter, doesn’t seem all that crazy or intense right? You’re probably thinking, “What’s the big deal? I’m not blown away by this!”

Stay with us after the break to check out the full image…

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