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Mickey Mouse Becomes a Transformer, and the Rest of the Coolest Toys We Saw This Week

Honestly, this is usually the bit of Toy Aisle where we tease the rest of the fancy toys and merchandise we’ve spotted over the past week. But when you learn that there’s a goddamn giant Mickey Mouse mecha that turns into a truck, Optimus Prime-style, do you really need to know what else there is in here? Let’s…

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An Incredibly Cool Mecha Godzilla, and More of the Best Toys We’ve Seen This Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9’s roundup of the merchandise most likely to burn a hole in our wallets this week. Today we’ve got a Boba Fett-inspired Nerf blaster, some retro Batman action figures, a cool way to build your own Lego Transformers, and an alarmingly adorable Xenomorph plushie.

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The Best Version of Princess Leia Gets an Amazing Figure, and More Wonderful Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9’s weekly round-up of all the coolest new toys. This week we’ve got a truly spectacular Princess Leia figure, a double dose of Wonder with new Wonder Woman toys, some out-of-this-world cards, and a tiny version of the legendary Dragonzord from Power Rangers. Hide your wallets!

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An Incredibly Shiny Optimus Prime, and the Rest of This Week’s Coolest Toys

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9’s roundup of the sweet toys and merchandise we’ve seen this week. We’ve got a magical Doctor Strange figure, a rather large Homecoming Spider-Man, and a miserable way to treat your favorite astromech unit. Also: Legend of Zelda Clue. No, really!

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One Great Groot, and One Creepy One, in the Best Toys We’ve Seen This Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9’s roundup of the most interesting toys we’ve seen this week. It’s a Guardians of the Galaxy blowout as we’ve got life-sized Groots, creepy plush Groots, and a fancy cassette player. But wait—there’s more, including a very swanky David Bowie figure and a very large Iron Man. Check it out!

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A Nightmarish Chibi Godzilla, and More of the Best Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9’s weekly roundup of the best toys in this galaxy (and any other). This week, a bizarro Godzilla figurine, a very slick Star-Lord figure, a fancy Star Trek lamp, and maybe more than a few new Star Wars toys, thanks to Celebration Orlando. Gird your wallets and check them out below!

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A Figure With Han Solo’s Best Shit-Eating Grin, and Other Cool Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9’s round up of the best toys we’ve seen all week. This time we’ve got tons of new Lego minifigures, the most amazing Magneto cape, entirely unrelated magnetic building blocks, a spectacularly poseable Spider-Man: Homecoming figure, and yes, the best grin on a Han Solo action figure ever.

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A Gorgeous Aliens Motion Tracker, and More of Our Favorite Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9’s roundup of all the coolest new toys around (at least this week). This week: a totally lavish Aliens prop replica, an anime-style Kamala Khan, Pac-Man power for your phone, and a very elaborate Batmobile from Batman v Superman. Hide your wallet and check out all the good stuff below.

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Hot Toys’ Spectacular ‘Homemade’ Spider-Man: Homecoming Figure, and More of the Best Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9’s new weekly series gathering the latest and shiniest pop culture toys and merchandise around. This week: a very fancy take on Peter Parker’s low-rent Spider-Man: Homecoming look, a giant Optimus Prime, and a fully armed and operational battle teapot. Let’s take a look!

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An Iron Man Figure That’s Basically a Gundam, and This Week’s Other Awesome Toys

Welcome back to the Toy Aisle, io9’s new weekly collection of the best toys around. This week, we’ve got cosmic Marvel monopoly, adorable Power Rangers toys for toddlers, a gorgeous Blade Runner collectible, and more Star Wars goodness than you could shake a double-bladed lightsaber at.

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Star Wars’ Most Lovable Killer Droids Are Getting Figures, and More of the Best Toys of the Week

Welcome back to the Toy Aisle, io9’s new weekly collection of the best toys around. This week, we’ve got dancing Gremlins, blocky Marvel superheroes, teddy bears with adorable attitude, and merchandise based on the Darth Vader comic’s best and most murderous stars.

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Welcome to Toy Aisle, io9’s Weekly Round-Up of the Newest Toys and Collectibles

It’s never been a worse time for your wallet if you have a predilection for buying rad toys and pop culture merchandise. There are so many cool things around, io9 is starting Toy Aisle: a brand new weekly column of the best and newest toys and collectibles. We’re kicking off with a very fancy Spider-Gwen, Plush Lego,…

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