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The new Alien King Maquette is up for Pre-Order and it is CRAZY!

May 13th, 2016

I’m not a huge fan of collectibles that are not directly from the films, but I think I’ll make an exception for this one, the Alien King Maquette from Sideshow is absolutely off the chain!



This thing is INTENSE, and I LOVE the aliens scrambling around their king on the base, the detail is outstanding.  Here’s the official write up from Sideshow:

Working in direct partnership with Legacy Effects, the artists and nightmare makers behind the creatures and Queen from Aliens, Sideshow is extremely pleased to present the Alien King Maquette.

Standing as a complement to his Queen, the Alien King is a fully-realized canon character brought forth to once more haunt the dreams that Giger so carefully crafted for us all. Each angle and sharp edge speaks to the beautiful violence that this creature can bring forth should it so desire.

Standing a massive 20″ tall and 21″ long, the Alien King Maquette strikes a pose of unrelenting drive and energy, accentuated by the seven detailed alien warriors that swarm around his clawed feet.

The legacy of H.R. Giger and his film franchise continues to stand as a source of inspiration and reason to explore the outer reaches of what we find terrifying. Join us as we celebrate 30 years of Aliens with this, the Alien King Maquette.

This is a really big piece, measurig 20″ in height, 21″ long and 13″ wide and weighs 23 pounds!  The character was designed by Amilcar Fong and the final sculpt, casting and paint job is all handled by the amazing folks at Legacy Effects, which of course is headed up by John Rosengrant who you should all know from Stan Winston Studios.  By the way, if you don’t know who Amilcar is yet, I highly recommend you google him and prepare to drool.

Want to see more?  CLICK HERE for all the details or to place a pre-order!

OK one more pic before the jump… MY BABIES!


And now to figure out how to sneak this in to the house without the missus knowing about it.  It ships next year so at least I have a year to plan!

Happy collecting!

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Hot Toys Launches FIRST EVER Ellen Ripley Aliens Figure with Sigourney Weaver Likeness!

May 10th, 2016

This is REALLY exciting, Sideshow has just posted for pre-order the Hot Toys Ellen Ripley 1:6 scale figure from Aliens and it is the FIRST licensed collectible figure of Ellen Ripley with Sigourney Weaver’s likeness, which she has never allowed in the past.  This is AWESOME!


2016 is a special year for Alien fans as this year marks the 30th anniversary of Aliens and April 26th has officially become Alien Day! Many fans around the world have been longing for Hot Toys’ highly detailed sixth scale collectible figures based on this sci-fi saga, and today Sideshow and Hot Toys are pleased to officially introduce the new sixth scale collectible figure of the iconic heroine – Ellen Ripley from Alien.

She comes fully loaded with the usual CRAZY level of detail Hot Toys puts in every figure and get this – she even comes with Jones the cat and his own kitty carrier from the movie!


Here’s the rundown on what you get:

The Ellen Ripley Sixth Scale Collectible Figure specially features:

  • Authentic and detailed likeness of Sigourney Weaver as Ellen Ripley inAlien
  • A newly developed head sculpt with detailed hair sculpture, a highly-accurate facial expression, and make-up
  • A newly developed body with over 28 points of articulation
  • Approximately 30 cm tall
  • Six (6) pieces of interchangeable hands including:
    – One (1) pair of fists
    – One (1) pair of relaxed hands
    – One (1) right hand for holding flamethrower
    – One (1) left hand for holding tracking device
  • Each head sculpt is specially hand-painted


  • One (1) green colored top
  • One (1) white colored shirt
  • One (1) blue colored jumpsuit
  • One (1) pair of white and red colored sneakers


  • One (1) custom flamethrower


  • One (1) Jones the cat
  • One (1) specially crafted cat carrier box
  • One (1) specially designed wrist watch
  • One (1) tracking device
  • Alien themed diorama figure stand with Ripley nameplate

PREORDER AVAILABLE HERE!  You can visit the shop for all the photos and details by clicking HERE!


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Neca Releases New Photos of the Series 15 AvP Predator Action Figures!

April 22nd, 2016

We’ve got some exciting news coming from Neca this week – they’ve posted all new photos of their upcoming Series 15 Predators, which are the Warrior, Temple Guard and Scar preds from AvP!  They look awesome!


Some Neca trivia for you… did you know that Neca’s oldest action figure series is Predator?  Neca is a MASSIVE company with hundreds of collectible figures, but it all started with the baddest hunter in the galaxy and I am really stoked to see them bringing on some new AvP Preds.  I know people love to crap all over the 2004 movie, but the collectibles are still must-buys for collectors.

Each figure has over 30 points of articulation and comes with film accurate armor, weapons, bio-helmets etc and what’s REALLY cool is that all the hands,, blades and cannons are removable and fully compatible with older AvP releases from Neca.  These are all in the usual 7″ Scale and each figure stands at around 8.25″ tall and are set to ship in May 2016!

Here’s a few more sexy pics from the Neca site:





You can check out all the photos and additional details on the Neca site at


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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – The Movie Tanks but the Collectibles are AWESOME!

March 27th, 2016

I am REALLY sad that the new Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is absolutely getting torn a new one by critiques all over the world and is currently hovering at 29% on Rotten Tomatoes as I write this.  I was SO excite for this movie, but equally disappointing when I learned it would be directed by Zach Snyder, whom I still haven’t forgiven for the mess he made of the Watchmen movie.  Unfortunately the fears of many were realized as movie pundits started destroying this movie last Thursday.  The concept, the costumes and the controversy were so exciting and I couldn’t wait to see this unfold on the big-screen, but alas, I’ll be waiting for the torrent *ahem* Blu-ray to be available.  Such a shame, especially after finally recovering from the pain around my ribs from laughing my arse off while watching the awesome Deadpool flic.

Luckily, we’ve got Sideshow Collectibles, Hot Toys and Prime 1 Studios absolutely KILLING it on the collectibles for this movie, and the statues are nothing short of stunning.  I’m not going to list everything that you can find, but I wanted to show off some of my favorite pieces so far, starting with my favorite of the bunch, Sideshow’s Armored Batman Premium Format statue:


This thing is completely off the chain and the photos look so damn good!  The piece is designed by artists Rachel Roubicek and Zane Yarbrough and sculpting and casting is handled by the very competent folks over at Ironhead Studio and they put together the beautiful master build for the prototype.  This is really by far my favorite piece from the movie that I’ve seen so far, the sculpt and pose is amazing and the overall size makes this statue a giant Premium Format statue at almost 2 feet high.  And the best part?  Yeah that’s right… the light up eyes!

Check out the Sideshow Collectibles website for more photos or to place your order!

As most of my friends know, I am a huge Superman buff, so I’m a bit ashamed that I didn’t lead off with ol’ Supes, but I really dig the Batman armor suit so much, even though Superman would still kick the living snot out of Batman on any given day with his hands tied.  So let’s follow-up with a Superman piece, and I am BLOWN-AWAY by this sheer size and beauty of this piece, the Superman Polystone Statue by Prime 1 Studios:


For the love of everything holy, GOOD LAWRD that likeness is bang on to Henry Cavil and the paint application is just insane, look at the quality of the skin tones from the translucent resin they used, wow!  It would appear that since I was away from the collecting scene, there’s a new company in town putting out some AMAZING pieces, and that is Prime 1 Studios.  I noticed them last year with some new pieces and believe me, my credit card was itching BADLY!  The detail and paint on this statue is insane, and the best part?  HALF SCALE!  Yep, this badboy is 3 and a half feet tall, standing at 41″.  Some other cool tidbits on this piece are the complete fabric costume (This is like a Premium Format statue on steroids), you can swap out between 2 different emblems on the base plus the base has LED lights on it for the display.  If you have the budget this gorgeous statue commands, it’s worth every penny!

Check out the Sideshow site for a TON of photos and if you want to pre-order Superman!

And finally, the Hot Toys Superman is a MUST, I have mine on order already and will be proudly displaying this guy at work in my office, which is slowly starting to look like a collection and I’m expecting a visit from HR in a month or two.  Look at this guy:


Don’t have the Prime 1 Studios kind of budget?  Here’s the next best thing because he too has the full fabric suit AND a bang on likeness on the Henry Cavill head-sculpt AND he’s fully pose-able so you can pose Superman in to whatever ass-kicking position you want!  He comes with the usual awesome features all Hot Toys sets come with such as extra hands AND the exclusive version of the figure includes a light up rock of Kryptonite just in case Supes starts getting out of line and makes moves on your girl or attempts to pilfer your fridge.

Check out all the pics and/or place a Pre-Order with Sideshow Collectibles by clicking here!

So those are my favorites I’ve seen so far, what about you?  Please leave a comment below and tell me which collectibles you love and what you thought about the film if you’ve already seen it – just keep a lid on the spoilers.

Happy Easter everyone!

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Predator Reference Guide Images Fixed, Shop Cleaned up and Social Media Updates!

March 15th, 2016

Hello everyone!

The clean-up of the site has been going strong and I’m happy to report I’ve made quite a bit of progress.  The first big issue was that NONE of the images on the Reference Guide were working anymore, so anything you would click on was broken.  I added a sexy new lightbox script and went in and fixed every single URL to the images (about a thousand of them) and it took about a week!  So check out the guide, everything is working now.

I also tidied up the shop and removed everything that was outdated, no longer available or broken.  There was 15 pages of items, it’s now down to 4 and may go down further.  So please shop with confidence, everything on there is available.

And finally, I’ve restarted the social media channels for Predatorstuff so please be sure to like our Facebook page, follow us on Twitter and Instagram and be sure to share and like our content and get the word out that we’re back in business!


I am currently talking to Narin and some other kit vendor and will be re-adding their items to the shop and I actually have some inventory coming in as well for you guys to check out.  Hang in there and I will announce some new goodies very soon!

Thanks so much for being patient while I fix things up, all the best.



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Hot Toys AvP Predator Elder on Pre-Order at Sideshow and Other Goodies!

March 6th, 2016

Not sure if you guys noticed, but Sideshow collectibles has the Hot Toys Elder Predator figure on Pre-Order and it’s still available!  Last time I was actively selling these figures, they were selling for a DOUBLE what Sideshow has this at, so if you’ve always wanted to grab one of these, you might want to get your tail over to Sideshow and order one right away.  These figures are CRAZY detailed, I used to own the entire set and loved them!  These second gen ones looks awesome.

Hot Toys Elder Predator Figure

Hot Toys Elder Predator Figure

I’ve actually reviewed a couple of these figures before… I hated assembling them but they were killer when they were done.  You can check out my Predator 2 Elder review here and my Predator 2 figure review here.  Bear in mind these are some really old reviews, Hot Toys has really refined their manufacturing and these figures are better than ever now!

Sideshow also has a few other Predator goodies that are still in stock but VERY limited items left.  They have the Predator 2 full-size mask available, the Pyramid Guard Predator Mask, the Square Enix Predator figure and it looks like Sideshow is still taking Waitlist reservations for the Predator 1 Mask. If you missed out on the P1 helmet, throw your name on the list, you have nothing to lose and you never know, they might have some extras become available.

That’s about it from me for today, I’ve been working really hard at fixing up broken links and other areas of the site.  The lightbox galleries on sale items in the shop now works again properly with functioning fullscreen display (before it would load images too large), the lightbox on the news is fixed and I am slowly fixing all the images in the Predator Collectibles Index that are all busted and I added a lightbox to that as well.  I’ve updated the entire framework and fixed or suppressed weird errors and have been fixing up some broken links and such.  I see a ton of links and external sites no longer work so all that will be fixed as well.

I also tried sending a newsletter and only 75 went out before I realized an issue with the script.  I’ll need to fix that before I can resend.  FUN STUFF!

Hope you all have a great evening… back to work tomorrow.


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I’m BACK! Dan Returns to Predatorstuff and Massive Updates Coming Soon!

March 3rd, 2016

Hello everyone!

It has been a LONG time since I even looked at a collectible, so you can imagine my shock when the previous owner of and my old friend Rich approached me pretty much out of the blue asking if I would like to take back the site.  I was caught completely by surprise but there was no way I would let the site be shut down so I gladly accepted.  It would appear I’m back!


How the hell are you guys?!  I hope everyone has been well over the last few years, your families are well and your collections are growing.  I see there’s been some beautiful new Predator pieces released in the last 5 or 6 years and we’ve got some new high end collectible companies making new goodies.  The high end market seems to be growing, I’m seeing $1000+ pieces on a regular basis now, they’re stunning, but damn, those price tags are pretty beefy.

Rich did his best to keep the site going with what little time he had, so a big thank you for all his work he was able to put in when he could.  The infrastructure of the site itself hasn’t been touched very much since I last saw it so there is a LOT of work to be done.  I upgraded the entire framework of the articles/wordpress system and it pretty much broke everything.  I’ve been working with a friend for about 2 weeks now trying to get the code updated for the shop and the Predator index of collectibles and it’s finally functional again.  There is a massive clean-up required in the shop, it’s full of old items that are no longer available, sold etc or the items don’t even load.  Please bear with me while I clean it up and add new items that are current products and pre-orders.  Remember, if you order Sideshow products, please do it through our shop links to support the site!

I am also looking to update the design of the site with a new header menu with WAY less clutter, a two column layout instead of 3, and bigger visual elements.  The structure overall will stay along with the colors and such, I just want to give the ol’ girl a facelift.

The Predator Collectibles Index is working, but it’s full of broken photo links and it’s missing any Predator items released in the last 5 or 6 years, so those will need to be researched and added.  If you want to give me a heads up on new items that have been issued by any companies or hobbyists, please leave me a comment with some details and I will add it ASAP.

The newsletter system also appears to have been beaten up by spammers, there was 55,000 emails in it!  I ran some filtering on the list and managed to prune off 50,000 bogus emails so hopefully that list is now pretty clean.  I will definitely be going back to providing product updates and important bulletins when rare collectibles or a costume become available like I used to.

The final challenge will be re-establishing all my contacts with old friends, suppliers and fellow Predator and Alien fanatics that enjoyed this site and it’s services and content.  I’ve already been in touch with some of my close friends that still work in the prop and kit community to let them know is being rejuvinated and open to new opportunities.  I am also looking for content writers that would like to write reviews for the site or other editorial content, I am open to all kinds of content and would love to hear from you.  Leave me a comment or contact me through the contact page.

I am REALLY excited to be back working on the site.  I’ve created all kinds of web projects and some of them pretty big, but this little site will always be my favorite… my baby.

See you all very soon, please post a comment even if it’s just to say hi or report something that’s broken.  All the best!

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Collector’s Heaven

February 17th, 2015

Hey kids.  Big announcement!!!  Predator Stuff has joined Collector’s Heaven, the mega site devoted to all things sci fi and horror.  If you can think of any item in that genre you will be able to find it there.  Everything from beautiful 11×17 prints from your favorite movies and TV shows, to zombie knives, custom made ceramics and…Predator stuff.  It also houses one of the most comprehensive DVD selections available anywhere on the net.  Do yourself a big favor and go check it out,

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King Alien Maquette
Added on: 05-12-2016
Company: Sideshow Collectibles
Height: 20
Price: $999.99 USD
Availability: Affiliate Sale
Additional Notes: Working in direct partnership with Legacy Effects, the...
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Ellen Ripley Aliens Figure
Added on: 05-10-2016
Company: Hot Toys
Height: 12"
Price: $229.99 USD
Availability: Affiliate Sale
Additional Notes: 2016 is a special year for Alien fans as this year mar...
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Death Warrior
Added on: 04-04-2016
Company: Narin
Height: 1:6 - 17 Inches
Price: $369.99 USD
Availability: Special Order
Stock: 5
Additional Notes: Absolutely INCREDIBLE piece sculpted, produced and dis...
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Superman Statue by Prime 1
Added on: 03-27-2016
Company: Sideshow Collectibles
Height: 41"
Price: $1999.99 USD
Availability: Pre-Order
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Armored Batman Premium Format
Added on: 03-27-2016
Company: Sideshow Collectibles
Height: 23"
Price: $524.99 USD
Availability: Pre-Order
Additional Notes: Celebrating the epic release of Batman v Superman: Daw...
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Narin Double Axe Predator
Added on: 03-21-2016
Company: Predastore
Height: 1:6 Scale
Price: $149.99 USD
Availability: Discontinued
Stock: 0 (Pre-Order Info)
Additional Notes: This is a gorgeous sculpt of a screaming beast grippin...
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Until Death No.3 Last Kiss Goodbye
Added on: 03-21-2016
Company: Narin
Height: 1:5 Scale
Price: $169.99 USD
Availability: Special Order
Stock: 1
Additional Notes: AMAZING and large kit titled Until Death No. 3 - Last ...
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Hot Toys Superman SSX
Added on: 03-16-2016
Company: Hot Toys
Height: 12.4"
Price: $209.99 USD
Availability: Affiliate Sale
Additional Notes: To get fans ready for this installment of the DC Exten...
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Hot Toys Rocket Figure
Added on: 03-14-2016
Company: Sideshow Collectibles
Height: 6.3"
Price: $189.99 USD
Availability: Affiliate Sale
Additional Notes: Sideshow Collectibles and Hot Toys are proud to introd...
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Half-Scale T800 Endoskeleton
Added on: 05-01-2016
Company: Sideshow Collectibles
Height: 36
Price: $1999 USD
Availability: Affiliate Sale
Additional Notes: Sideshow Collectibles is proud to announce the T-800 E...
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