Not Even Samurai Captain Phasma and a Lego PS4 Spider-Man Can Compete With This Tiny Sega Genesis

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Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of all things toy-related. This week, even more San Diego Comic-Con exclusives haunt our wallets (whether we’re going or otherwise!), Captain Phasma heads to medieval Japan, a very large Toy Story piggy bank is ready to feast on your coins, and more. Check it out!

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/not-even-samurai-captain-phasma-and-a-lego-ps4-spider-m-1835813689

Comic-Con Is Nearly Here, and It’s Bringing the Most Exclusive Toys of the Week With It

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Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular roundup of the latest in rad merchandise that’s draining our wallets. And this week, it’s even worse. We might be a month away from San Diego Comic-Con, but that just means it’s time for companies to tease us with the cool things that we can’t get without going…and still …

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The Phantasm Is Finally Coming to DC Comics

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Another icon from Batman: The Animated Series is making the leap from animation to main DC Comics continuity—and seems like she’s going to cause some havoc for both the Bat and the Cat.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/the-phantasm-is-finally-coming-to-dc-comics-1835447157

io9’s Favorite Memories of Batman

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There’s just something about Batman. This week, the character introduced in the pages of Detective Comics turns 80 years old. And in that time, so many people have used his story to tell their own stories in ways that look different, feel different, sound different, but at their core, share one common thing: Batman.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/io9s-favorite-memories-of-batman-1833619580

Batman Needs His Into the Spider-Verse Moment

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On March 30, Batman—one of the most iconic comic book characters ever created—turns 80. It’s a venerable age for a character that has survived that long, as with most other heroes his age, through ceaseless re-invention. But it can’t help but feel like sometimes, our cinematic lens of the character has begun to…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/batman-needs-his-into-the-spider-verse-moment-1833590027