McFarlane Toys Expands Construction Line to Game of Thrones

Mcfarlane-Logo_1224982167McFarlane Toys’ line of construction toys will be expanding to include Game of Thrones this fall. Like their Walking Dead sets, these sets will let fans build noteable locations from the show with the extreme detail and realism they’ve become known for.

Todd McFarlane, CEO and founder of McFarlane Toys, said, “I’m very excited to work with HBO. They are a world-class network and Game of Thrones is one of the most visually compelling shows that I’ve ever seen.”

“We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to create high-quality collectible construction sets based on this fan-favorite property. Both collectors and fans of this epic series can build their favorite scenes with this new product line,” McFarlane added.

The new Game of Thrones product line will be unveiled at SDCC. Each Game of Thrones construction set will feature iconic environments with realistic sculpted pieces, along with multiple figures of fan-favorite characters. Prices will range from $3.99 to $49.99 and hit shelves in November. Additional details are below.

Construction Sets: MSRP $14.99-49.99 – Depicting the most outstanding moments from your Game of Thrones, including the Iron Throne Room, Mother of Dragons and Attack on the Wall, each set includes scene specific characters, stunning details and realistic accessories.

Construction Figure Packs: MSRP $9.99 – Starter packs featuring Houses Stark and Lannister with your favorite house armies, complete with house banner and sigil.

Construction Set Figures: MSRP $3.99 – Twelve buildable blind bag figures inspired by characters from Game of Thrones. Each 2-inch scale figure includes an environment base, and humans include articulated body parts.  Series 1: #1 Tyrion Lannister; #2 Jon Snow ; #3 Daenerys Targaryen; #4 Grey Worm; #5 Ghost; #6 Rhaegal; #7 Unsullied; #8 Crow; #9 Kingsguard; #10 Wildling (w/ Axe); #11 Wildling (w/ Spear) and  #12 Wight.

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October Toys’ SDCC Goodies and Panels

cc15 tnOctober Toys have published their plans for SDCC including some of the products they’ll have at their booth and their planned panels. The toys they are brining include:

  • Heavy Metal Baby Deadbeet – $10
  • Skeleton Warriors: Baron Dark – $20
  • Skeleton Warriors: Deluxe Bone Titan Skeleton – $15
  • Skeleton Warriors: Bone Titan Skeleton – $10
  • Skeleton Warriors: GITD Titan Skeleton – $10
  • Sketeton Head Zipper Plls – $3
  • Mini Figure Surprise Boxes – includes 6 random minifigs + 3 stickers – $10
  • OMFG – Series1, 2, 3 and maybe 4 – $10

Two panels they are participating in are:

Toy Break Presents : Independent Toy Design
Thursday July 9th 8pm – 9pm
Room 32AB

Learn how independent toy producers are bringing their original and licensed creations to life. Leading toy designers George Gaspar (October Toys), Scott Tolleson (Stolle Art), Nate Mitchell (Squid Kids Ink), and H Eric Cornboy Mayse (The Four Horsemen) discuss toy production and brand development and answer audience questions. Moderated by Ayleen Gaspar (Toy Break).

Action Figure Insider Presents: Women in Toys
Friday July 10th 7pm – 8pm
Room 29AB

For the past 10 years Action Figure Insider has been moderating panels at SDCC about action figures and collectibles. One of the most common questions asked is, “where are the women?” This year, that questions will be answered with a panel made up of esteemed women in the toy industry across a wide spectrum of roles. Find out just what women can do to help and change the collectibles industry. Ask questions of these industry professionals and come talk toys! Panelists include Kat Sapene (prototype painter, Sideshow Toys), Aileen Gaspar (owner, October Toys), Irene Mater (freelance sculptor), and Allison Nehls (Kidrobot) Moderated by Daniel Pickett (Action Figure Insider).

Purchase Details for JAKKS Pacific ‘s 20″ SDCC Exclusive First Reveal Boba Fett

cc15 tnJAKKS Pacific has provided details on how to purchase their First Reveal Boba Fett big fig at SDCC. Boba Fett will be sold at the JAKKS booth (#2913) in the Lucasfilm area and is priced at $50. Each day of the show tickets will be distributed enabling purchase of a Boba Fett figure that day. The tickets are good only on the day they are distributed (a Thursday ticket won’t work on Friday!). Each day new stock will be available. Sales will be credit card only.

One last note – only people with attendee badges can get in line prior to 10AM on Thursday – giving attendees first chance at this cool big fig! Be sure to check out the first JAKKS toy collector fan panel Thursday at noon in room 29AB.

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Diamond Select Toys’ SDCC Events and Panels

cc15 tnIt’s that time of year again, the time when San Diego explodes into a ball of white-hot fire, and Diamond Select Toys is planning to be at the center of that fire! Once again, DST will set up shop at Comic-Con International, at the San Diego Convention Center, from July 8th through the 12th. They’ll be showing off new products and selling exclusive toys at booth #2607, as well as hosting panels, throwing parties and giving away cool swag!

On Preview Night, July 8, be sure to stop by Booth #2607 first, to check out Diamond Select’s new setup, with larger display cases and a more navigable floor space. Exclusive toy products will be on sale (see a complete list here: http://www.diamondselecttoys.com/diamond-select-toys-offers-an-array-of-exclusives-at-comic-con-2015), as well as plenty of regular releases, and many, many upcoming items will be on display! And if you’re looking for an in-stock, non-exclusive item that we don’t have at the booth, you’ll be able to order it from the DST website, right there on the show floor, and get free shipping!

On Thursday, July 9, Diamond Select Toys will kick off Comic-Con with a late-night fan party at the DST Lounge, hosted by Taste and Thirst on Fourth, at 715 4th Avenue. Starting at 10:00 PM, the venue will be open to the public following a private event, and visitors can enjoy food and drinks while surrounded by images from the world of Kevin Smith’s View Askewniverse, including a life-size backdrop of the Quick Stop from Clerks! If you can’t make it that night, come back for food, drinks and photo ops all weekend!

Continuing the View Askew theme, each morning at 9:30, from Thursday July 9 through Sunday July 12, DST will give away a limited number of Mallrats promotional Minimates at booth #2607 – their first Mallrats product! Simply ask a DST team member, and they’ll let you know where in the booth they are being given out, but stop by early – they go fast!

Additionally, free full-size posters will be available at the DST booth throughout the weekend, featuring artwork of Jay and Silent Bob, Back to the Future and Aliens by the actual Minimates designers! A different design will be put out each day, so keep checking back to get them all. The front table at the DST booth will also be where you can pick up information cards about DST’s two panel presentations.

Speaking of panels, here’s where you can get more info about what’s on the horizon for DST, and ask your most burning questions:

Minimates Mini-Figures: From Ant-Man to Zombies, Saturday, July 11, 1:30p.m. – 2:30p.m., Room 8

Chuck Terceira (President, Diamond Select Toys), Jason Wires (Prototype Painter) and Brian Felgar (Prototype Painter and Customizer) discuss what’s coming up for the toy line, including new series based on Marvel Comics, movies and animation, plus The Walking Dead, Gotham, Jay and Silent Bob, Back to the Future, Muppets and more! Zach Oat (Marketing Supervisor, DST) will moderate a Q&A, reveal new artwork, and award prizes!

Diamond Select Toys Round-Up, Sunday, July 12, 3:00p.m. – 4:00p.m., Room 24ABC
Chuck Terceira (President, Diamond Select Toys), Adam Van Wickler (Gentle Giant Studios) andJason Wires (Prototype Painter) discuss DST’s diverse product lines, from 7-inch Select action figures to electronic vehicles to role-play items to vinyl banks. Topics include Marvel Comics, The Walking Dead, PVZ, Jay and Silent Bob, Muppets, Ghostbusters, Gotham, DC Animated and more! Zach Oat (Marketing Supervisor, DST) will moderate a Q&A, reveal new products and award prizes!

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Playmates Toys Comic-con 2015: TMNT Panel and Exclusive 11″ Metal Mutants Leonardo

cc15 tnPlaymates have sent over details of their Turtle-riffic plans for SDCC. On Friday, July 10th from 2-3PM in Room 9 you’ll be able to join ‘Team Green’ and see what’s new and upcoming for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle toy line. This is always a fantastic panel as some of the folks at Playmates have been working on the brand since the start.

Playmates will also have an SDCC exclusive Turtle at the Nickelodeon booth – an 11″ Metal Mutants Leonardo. This deluxe 11” Leo figure is fully articulated and comes decked out with enough metal to take on the toughest space villain that dares to threaten earth! The figure is outfitted from head to toe with distinctive shiny silver and blue vacuum metalized space gear. Leo’s space gear, which is completely removable, consists of an oxygen converter, an alien decryption translator and pulse boots. Leo is available for a MSRP of $50 and also comes with his signature Katana swords, designed with exclusive translucent blue blades.  Leo comes packed out in a highly collectible, giant 15” tall blister card and commemorative, 2015 Comic Con Exclusive mailer carton.

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StylinOnline’s Four SDCC Exclusive Shirts – Walking Dead, Power Rangers, Marvel and Star Wars

cc15 tnStylinOnline.com today sent over details on their four SDCC exclusive shirts for this year’s show. Among their offerings is the VERY first “Fear The Walking Dead” official logo shirt for the spinoff series kicking off this fall. If you want this shirt – best truck over to their booth(s) on preview night, it’ll be in limited supply. The four exclusive shirts are:

  • Fear The Walking Dead Official Logo SDCC 2015 teaser
  • Star Wars SDCC invasion
  • Avengers Marvel Invasion
  • Power Rangers

Check them out below!

DKE Toys Offering Bad Acid by MannX and Iconoclast Toys

cc15 tnDKE Toys sent details over on their latest SDCC announcement – Bad Acid by MannyX. With an edition size of 20, this figure is $55.

Hand cast and hand painted by MannyX and his new brand Iconoclast Toys. There are lots of variations in the color so we are pretty sure this is a multiple color resin pour. This is a follow up to his Black Bart figure. Bootleg Bart has hundreds and hundreds of posts on IG each with a unique bootleg Bart Simpsons shirt. The card back is based on the original 80s Mattel Simpsons line. Figure is to scale as well at about 3.5 inches.

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Hasbro Offering Two My Little Pony SDCC Exclusives

cc15 tnHasbro shared two additional My Little Pony SDCC exclusives today through USA Today. The first is Pinkie Pie dressed up as a chicken for Ponyville’s Halloweenish holday – Nightmare Night. Priced around $50 she includes a chicken outfit, gold beak and a treat bag.

The second Pony exclusive is a special edition of the Equestria Girls Twilight Sparkle wearing a lab coat, packaged with her locker, dog Spike and a necklace. She’ll cost around $35.

Check both out below. You can find them at the HasbroToyShop booth at the show and HasbroToyShop.com after.

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Vinyl Sugar Announce Dorbz XL

vinyl sugar iconWhile there were a bit spoiled by the SDCC announcement, Vinyl Sugar have official announced Dorbz XL. They’re like Dorbz – but bigger! The first four DorbZ XL will be hitting stores in August and include Batman, Robin, Groot and Rocket Raccoon. Check them out below!

SDCC Exclusive Batman vs. Superman Figures, Hot Wheels Batmobile Revealed

cc15 tnUSA Today dropped some info today on additional SDCC exclusives from Mattel – both from next year’s ‘Batman vs. Superman’. The two new exclusives are a 2-pack of 6″ figures – Batman and Superman featuring their new movie looks. The figures include cloth capes, a logo display base and lights-and-sounds packaging. It will be $30 at the show, and presumably on MattyCollector.com’s after sale.

Also revealed was a new Hot Wheels Batmobile. Priced at $25 this die-cast car will be packaged in limited-edition packaging.

Neither of these items was included in MattyCollector’s voucher sale, so if you want these – you’ll be waiting in Mattel’s line.

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