Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of all the shiny new bits of plastic threatening our bank accounts that we’ve seen on the internet. This week: Batman celebrates his 80th birthday the Lego way, Nebula strikes a pose with a new Figuarts toy, and the most perfect Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles kitchen tool ever. Check it out!


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Lego Batman 80th Anniversary Sets

Although he doesn’t look a day over 35, tomorrow is Batman’s 80th anniversary and you can help celebrate the crime-fighting billionaire’s life by padding another billion dollar entity’s bottom line. Lego’s revealed six new sets, but the four you’ll want to focus on are the $20, 200-piece Batman Mr. Freeze Batcycle Battle; the $30, 342-piece Batman Batmobile: Pursuit of the Joker; the $50, 489-piece Batman Batwing and the Riddler Heist; and the $100, 1,038-piece Batman Batcave Clayface Invasion. As with a lot of Lego sets in recent years, these seem worth it for the minifigures alone, which include Shazam, Mr. Freeze, Damian Wayne, and Kate Kane as the Batwoman.

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S.H. Figuarts Avengers: Infinity War Nebula Figure

We’re not opposed to paying a premium for a fantastically-detailed figure packed with lots of articulation and accessories. S.H. Figuarts’ new Nebula figure, based on her appearance in Avengers: Infinity War, ticks all those boxes with an alternate face, swappable hands, and a pair of weapons. But if you want to pre-order one today ahead of its September availability later this year, you’ll have to cough up almost $60 for a figure that stands less than 6 inches tall through Bandai’s premium web store. That doesn’t include shipping, or any additional costs of trying to get this shipped out of Japan where it’s an exclusive.

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[h/t Toyark]


Mezco One:12 It Pennywise

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Mezco’s line of Horror-themed entries into its One:12 line is finally getting its own take on the 2017 version of Pennywise, and it is suitably a) jam-packed with accessories and b) utterly petrifying. Aside from a fully material tailored costume, Pennywise comes with a series of alternate hands—including one already attached to his balloon accessory—four heads (one default, one smiling, and two monstrous ones with his mouth agape and filled with spiky teeth), a paper boat, a lenticular recreation of the painting from Stanley’s father’s office, and then just poor Georgie’s whole severed arm for good measure. It’s a lot! Pennywise will set you back a costly $100 when he launches in autumn later this year—and is available for pre-order now. [Mezco]


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Medicom Mafex X-Men Cyclops Figure

Although popular among comic book fans for years prior, it was the 1990s animated series that really helped the X-Men x-plode in popularity. If that was your introduction to the characters, then you’ll undoubtedly recognize this version of Cyclops featuring his yellow and blue suit inspired by the ‘90s-era Jim Lee comic books. Medicom’s six-inch, $70 Cyclops figure, available starting in January of 2020, includes red sunglasses, a pair of optical blasts, and multiple visors with one even featuring a fun sizzle-effect.

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[h/t Toyark]


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Nerf N-Strike Elite Trilogy DS-15

In 1992 it became prohibited to make or sell toy guns unless they were brightly colored, or featured a bright orange tip so they were easy to distinguish from the real thing. The toy industry embraced these regulations with over-the-top designs, but recently we’ve been seeing toy blasters drawing inspiration from the real thing again. Hasbro’s Nerf N-Strike Elite Trilogy DS-15, available come this fall for $35, features shells that are automatically ejected every time the priming handle is pulled back. It fires three darts at a time, and has storage on the back for additional shells, but they’re yet another thing you’ll need to hunt down after your ammo reserves have run dry.

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Diamond Select Toys Westworld Figures

HBO’s more action-packed series are criminally under-represented in the world of toys. It’s taken six or seven seasons for decent Game of Thrones figures to arrive, but Westworld has fared a little better with collectibles arriving well ahead of a third season that’s hopefully still en route. Diamond Select Toys has a Westworld three-pack arriving in August that’s available for pre-order now from the Big Bad Toy Store. But $75 might be a little steep for three, 7-inch figures that bare only a slight resemblance to their characters. Dr. Robert Ford is a decent likeness of Anthony Hopkins, but Dolores and the Man in Black are even more of a mystery than the show.

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[h/t Toy News International]


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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Shredder Cheese Shredder

If you’ve got $17 and a love of sight gags, Box Lunch has a “definitely not an April Fools’ Day prank” cheese shredder with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ main baddie’s head on top. Yep, it’s a Shredder shredder designed for cheese (perhaps for topping pizza?) and other soft foods; not for shredding Shredder. It stands 10 inches tall and features different-sized shredding holes on all four sides. Does anyone want some turtle soup? (Disclaimer: we have no idea how turtle soup is made.)

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[h/t GeekAlerts]