Bandai America’s 2016 SDCC Exclusives – Power Rangers and More

SDCC 2016 logoBandai America has revealed the details of their SDCC exclusives for 2016. Each year there are among the hardest ones to get. To purchase any of the Power Rangers items, a ticket will be required which you can get in the Sails Pavillion the mornings of the 21st through the 24th. Everything is limited to one per person and individuals with exhibitor badges can only purchase on Sunday. The Miraculous Ladybug and Bandai Import items are available without a ticket.

SDCC Exclusives

  • Limited Black Edition Mighty Morphin POWER RANGERS Legacy Blade Blaster- $150.00
  • Limited Edition Legacy Collection Mighty Morphin Red Ranger – $40.00
  • Limited Edition Tokyo Vinyl Mighty Morphin Movie Red Ranger – $25.00
  • 2016 SDCC Exclusive Black and Gold Charger – FREE to Power Rangers cosplayers (while supplies last)

Limited Edition Items

  • Limited Edition Ladybug & Cat Noir 5.5” Figure 2 pack – $40.00
  • Naruto Shippuden Shinobi Relations DXF Figure – $35.00
  • Sailor Moon Mini Compact Case Mascot Set Pretty Guardians Color Ver – $50.00

 

This Week from Diamond Select Toys: Bane, Batgirl, Sally and More

dst-logo1Each week Diamond Select Toys releases a brand new batch of toys and collectibles to shops everywhere. This week is no exception with new Batman, Nightmare Before Christmas, Superman and Turtle products. If there’s something that catches your eye, head over to your local comic shop or look online.

Batman Classic TV Series Batgirl Resin Bust

A Diamond Select Toys release! Move over boys – there’s a new Bat-heroine in town! Yvonne Craig’s Batgirl took Gotham City by storm in the third season of the Batman Classic TV Series, and she also turned gender conventions on their ear! A smart, stylish crime-fighter, Barbara Gordon was an equal to Batman and Robin, and saved their bacon on more than one occasion. This approximately 6-inch resin bust depicts Yvonne Craig as Batgirl, in her iconic purple outfit, atop a base inspired by the show’s animated opening. Packaged with a certificate of authenticity in a full-color box, this bust is limited to 3,000 pieces. Designed by Barry Bradfield. Sculpted by Jean St. Jean! (Item #NOV152181, SRP: $59.99)

Batman: The Animated Series Bane Resin Bust

A Diamond Select Toys Release! The man who broke the Bat is back as a bust! Joining the already-epic resin bust line based on Batman: The Animated Series, this bust of Bane measures approximately 7” tall, and sits atop an art-deco pedestal inspired by the architecture of the timeless cartoon. Limited to an edition of only 3,000 pieces, this bust comes packaged with a certificate of authenticity in a full-color box. Sculpted by Varner Studios. (Item #JAN162242, SRP: $59.99)

Batman: The Animated Series Robin Resin Bust

A Diamond Select Toys release! Batman needs his Robin, and so does your bust collection! Dick Grayson, the original Robin, is the latest addition to DST’s line of busts based on Batman: The Animated Series. Posed triumphantly atop a pedestal base, he’ll fit right in on your shelf, next to Batman and his rogues! Measuring approximately 5.5” tall, Robin comes packaged with a certificate of authenticity, and is limited to 3,000 pieces. (Item #DEC152119, SRP: $59.99)

Nightmare Before Christmas Gallery Sally PVC Figure

A Diamond Select Toys release! She’s no nightmare! This posed vinyl figure of Sally from Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas depicts the shy, stitched-together girl holding her basket of food on a stony path in Halloween Town. With a detailed sculpt and exacting paint applications, this approximately 9” scale figure is in scale with other Gallery and Femme Fatales PVC Figure. Packaged in a full-color window box.

Superman: The Animated Series Figural Metal Bottle Opener

A Diamond Select Toys release! Faster than a speeding bullet! More powerful than a locomotive! Able to remove a bottlecap in a single bound! Draw on the strength of the Man of Steel with this solid metal bottle opener in the shape of the Superman himself, as he appeared in Superman: The Animated Series! Like Superman himself, this 4″ opener can bend metal and remove bottlecaps with ease, and two magnets on the back allow it to float on your refrigerator until it’s time to swoop in and save the day! Packaged in a full-color slipcase. (Item #MAR162252, SRP: $18.00)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Minimates Foil Bag Series 4 Counter Display

A Diamond Select Toys release! The newest series of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Minimates is out of this world! Based on the newest season of the hit Nickelodeon animated series, this counter display of 18 foil-bagged mini-figures includes nine different characters: Space Leonardo, Space Donatello, Raphael, Michelangelo, Fugitoid, Triceraton, Exo-Armor Kraang, and rare, exclusive figures of Baxter Stockman and Oroku Saki! There’s a full set in each display, and multiple army-building Kraangs and Triceratons! Each Minimates mini-figure features up to 14 points of articulation, as well as fully interchangeable parts. (Item #FEB162474, SRP: $5.99/ea.)

Funko’s 7th and 8th Waves of SDCC Exclusives

SDCC 2016 logoOver the past few days, Funko’s shared the details of their 7th and 8th waves of SDCC exclusives. I was on a plane flying back from Asia, so here are both waves bundled together. Details on their booth procedures for the year will be shared next week. The newest exclusives are:

  • Dorbz: X-men 3-pack – Wolverine, Ice-Man & Colossus
  • Pop! Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Han Solo with Chewie Bowcaster
  • Pop! Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Thumbs Up BB-8
  • Pop! Disney: Indiana Jones – Indy with Idol
  • Pop! Rides: Freddy Funko in Red Buggy (500pc LE)
  • Pop! TV: Game of Thrones – 6″ Mag the Mighty
  • Pop! Disney: Pete’s Dragon 2-pack – 6″ Invisible Elliott with Pete
  • Pop! Movies: Suicide Squad – Underwater Batman
  • Pop! TV: Peanuts – Patriotic Snoopy
  • Pop! TV: iZombie – Olivia Moore
  • Dorbz: Stan Lee
  • Book: World of Pop! Volume 5

Dark Horse Reveals SDCC Exclusive Comics, Toys and More

SDCC 2016 logoDark Horse comics have revealed their slate of 2016 SDCC exclusives. All of the below products will be available at the Dark Horse booth (#2615) for the entire show, with a fixed number (at least) available for each day of the show. See below for the details including price and daily limits.

  • Hellboy in Hell Volume 2: The Death Card SDCC Exclusive Hardcover – $40, limited to 1400, 2 per person per day
  • Black Hammer #1 Convention Exclusive Variant – $5, limited to 500, 5 per person per day
  • Conan the Slayer #1 SDCC Wraparound Variant – $5, limited to 500, 5 per person per day
  • B.P.R.D. Zippo Lighter – $40, limited to 500, 5 per person per day
  • B.P.R.D. Flask – $35, limited to 275, 5 per person per day
  • Game of Thrones The Night King Bust Silver Edition – 8.5″ silver bust, $150, limited to 200, 1 per person per day
  • Halo Covenant Banshee Ship Replica Gold Edition – 5″ gold ship replica, included Halo 5: Guardians REQ Pack Download card, $50, limited to 300, 1 per person per day
  • Snoopy Qee Mystery Figure Gold Edition – $8, limited edition of 550, 2 per person per day
  • Frank Frazetta ‘The Destroyer’ Lithograph – $100, 16″ x 20″, signed by Frank Frazetta Jr., limited to 100, 1 per person per day

Entertainment Earth and Bif Bang Pow! Debut SDCC Exclusive Vision Chair Cape

SDCC 2016 logoEntertainment Earth and Bif Bang Pow! shared another SDCC exclusive yesterday, their Vision chair cape. Inspired by Vision’s costume in Captain America: Civil War, this chair cape let’s you emulate your favorite Marvel Cinematic Universe synthetic being. Limited to 1200 pieces, this chair cape is adjustable to fit most chairs.

The Vision chair cape is available for pre-order now, with orders shipping from any available stock after the show. If you’re attending SDCC, you can pick one up right from Entertainment Earth at booth #2343.

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Funko Debuts Labyrinth Pop! Vinyl Series for September

funko logoThe Pop! train just keeps on going with news of a new Pop! Movies series of 80s classic Labyrinth. Four Pop!s are coming this summer including Jareth the Goblin King, Sarah and Worm, Hoggle and a 6″ super-sized Ludo.

Check these out below and find them this fall in stores everywhere.

Entertainment Earth Reveals SDCC Exclusive Twilight Zone Pin Mates

SDCC 2016 logoEntertainment Earth and Bif Bang Pow! have shared a new SDCC exclusive set of Twilight Zone Pin Mates. Designed in a retro-style, these 6 miniature wooden figures are designed with intricate 360-degree artwork that includes hand-painted details alongside limited decals, which showcase Mystic Seer, Gremlin, Kanamit, Uncle Simon Robot, Talky Tina, and Invader.

Proving some of the best things do come in small packages, each character is creates in a 2-inches scale and is uniquely numbered on the bottom of the figure: Mystic Seer is No. 1, Gremlin is No. 2, Kanamit is No. 3, Uncle Simon Robot is No. 4, Talky Tina is No. 5, Invader is No. 6.

This set is priced at $29.99 and is available for pre-order now with orders shipping from available stock after SDCC.

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Furry Feline Creatives Share SDCC Exclusive

SDCC 2016 logo

Two of Furry Feline Creatives iconic brands meet in an special SDCC exclusive cross over. “Purridge & Friends” and “I Heart Poop Culture” come together for their SDCC Exclusive litter box Purridge.  Purridge is sitting down on the litter box leaving something behind.  This is something every cat owner must have! This hand made plush measures 10 x 9 x 9 and is handmade by Cheri Ong.
A preorder is available here.
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Kidrobot Introduces Rorschach Dunny T-shirt

kidrobot tnKidrobot is returning to the apparel game with their all new Rorschach Dunny T-shirt. This shirt features a repeating Dunny design and is printed on an ultra soft shirt.

The Rorschach Dunny T-Shirt retails for $24.99 and is available in both men’s and women’s sizing. And you can pick one up Kidrobot.com.

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Icon Heroes Details SDCC Exclusive ‘Once Upon A Time’ Hook Statue

SDCC 2016 logoIcon Heroes has announced a new SDCC exclusive from the hit ABC television show ‘Once Upon a Time’. The full description for their Hook statue is below, and you’ll be able to find it  at the Icon Heroes booth, #3345.

Once Upon a Time Hook (Killian Jones) Statue ($50)
From ABC’s hit show Once Upon a Time comes the character that’s sure to get you hooked … Captain Hook! Standing an impressive 8” tall and made of high quality polystone, this expertly painted statue of the good captain is sure to impress any Once Upon a Time fan! As a bonus for San Diego Comic Con 2016, this Hook statue includes an exclusive interchangeable left hand!  Limited edition of 1,000.

SDCC Hook

Entertainment Earth Reveals SDCC Exclusive JAKKS Big Fig Metallic C-3PO

SDCC 2016 logoEntertainment Earth keeps on rolling with their San Diego Comic-con exclusives reveals. Today they shared their JAKKS Pacific Star Wars Big Fig exclusive C-3PO. This ‘Premier Edition’ figure features a shiny gold chrome finish and his red arm from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Standing 18 inches tall, he also features seven points of articulation.

You can pre-order the figure here, with orders shipping after the convention from available stock. He is priced at $60 and will be available at the show from Entertainment Earth’s booth, #2343.

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Shout! Factory Announces Transformers: The Movie Steelbook

shoutfactory logoAs announced early June, Shout! Factory, in collaboration with Hasbro Studios, will release The TRANSFORMERS – THE MOVIE 30th Anniversary Edition this fall 2016. This beloved animated feature is being remastered, and a full-range of bonus content and collectible packaging are currently in production. Now, Shout! Factory further celebrates the 30th Anniversary of this iconic movie with The TRANSFORMERS – THE MOVIE Limited Edition, 30th Anniversary Steelbook (2-disc Blu-ray™ set + Digital Copy), available at Amazon and in stores at select retail locations on September 13, 2016. Featuring the heroic AUTOBOTS, as they defend their native planet CYBERTRON from the evil DECEPTICONS and UNICRON, The TRANSFORMERS – THE MOVIE boasts the voice talent of Orson Welles in his final role and an all-star voice cast that includes Peter Cullen, Eric Idle, Casey Kasem, Judd Nelson, Leonard Nimoy, Robert Stack and Frank Welker. Take a first look at the Limited Edition, 30th Anniversary Steelbook packaging below.

For the ultimate fans and collectors, The TRANSFORMERS – THE MOVIE Limited Edition, 30th Anniversary Steelbook comes with highly collectible Steelbook packaging, 2-Blu-ray set of the newly remastered movie, immersive bonus content including brand-new featurettes, a digital copy of the movie and more. This is a must-own collection to every fan’s library!

Look for details on the bonus content and more from Shout Factory’s SDCC panel.

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Dynamite Entertainment Announces the Art Of Atari Deluxe Edition

Dynamite Logo - B&WAs the buzz around Dynamite Entertainment’s upcoming release of ART OF ATARI® continues to grow, the publisher announces the highly limited Deluxe Edition of perhaps the most important retrospective in the history of gaming! Perfect for lifelong Atari fans, collectors, and those that appreciate its grand history, the ART OF ATARI Deluxe Edition recaptures the glory of retro gaming with nostalgic visuals of the Atari Era, plus countless hours of pixelated video game entertainment!

ART OF ATARI represents the most comprehensive retrospective to date, a whopping 350+ pages that provides insightful history and high-resolution scanned artwork culled from hundreds of production/concept illustrations, photographs, video game packaging, and groundbreaking advertisements from the height of Atari’s innovation and popularity. Now, for the hardcore enthusiast, Dynamite Entertainment proudly pulls out all the stops with this gorgeous ART OF ATARI Deluxe Edition, allowing them to relive the classic era of gaming with our Deluxe Edition special features:
• A sturdy Deluxe Edition slipcase, perfectly capturing the design of vintage game packaging!

• A unique, leather-bound Deluxe Edition “Game Cartridge” cover design!

• An Atari Vault Steam Key, allowing fans to relive the Golden Age of Gaming with 100 of the most popular iconic games (including Asteroids®, Centipede®, Missile Command®, and many more), now with online multiplayer capability!

• A frameable Limited Edition Print featuring brand-new artwork by original Atari artist Cliff Spohn!
Since 1972, Atari pioneered video game technology which revolutionized interactive entertainment and birthed the modern gaming industry. The company created arcade games, home consoles, and personal computers to entertain millions of people around the world, creating instant classics like Asteroids®, Centipede®, Missile Command®, and Yar’s Revenge®.

“Before Atari, entertainment was something you only observed. Atari fearlessly revolutionized entertainment, transforming it into an interactive experience. Our world would never be the same again,” says Nick Barrucci, Dynamite CEO and Publisher. “Publishing ART OF ATARI is a high point in Dynamite’s publishing history, as we honor the visual history of a bold innovator. Since announcing the project, we’ve received an overwhelming response of heartfelt excitement from the gaming community. For the most hardcore enthusiasts out there, we hope that our Deluxe Edition — with its many bonus features that include extensive game downloads — delivers a fun and colorful experience every bit as enjoyable as that electric feeling of having a joystick in hand.”

To bridge the gap between imagination and the new era of video games, Atari employed an array of talented artists and designers to emblazon game cartridges, packaging, and advertising with their mind-blowing visions. These sci-fi, sports, and adventure worlds elevated classic video games to the realm of high art. ART OF ATARI is the first official collection of original art created for its groundbreaking video games. Sourced from museums and private collections worldwide, this volume spans more than four decades of incredible art and design. Whether you’re a fan, a collector, or new to the world of Atari, this book offers the most complete retrospective of Atari artwork ever produced.
“For me, revisiting the beautiful artwork presented in this book is almost as good as taking a trip in Doc Brown’s time machine back to that halcyon era at the dawn of the digital age. But be warned, viewing these images may leave you with an overwhelming desire to revisit the ancient pixelated battlefields they each depict as well.” — from the Foreword by Ernest Cline, author of READY PLAYER ONE, soon to be a major motion picture, directed by Steven Spielberg

For updates, preview art and more, visit www.artofatari.comART OF ATARI arrives in limited quantities at finer retailers everywhere in October 2016 with a retail price of $99.99

Bluefin Announces Exclusive Collectibles For 2016 Anime Expo Next Weekend

bluefinlogoBluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, has announced a colorful collection of exclusive products that will be displayed and also available for purchase during the 2016 Anime Expo.

Anime Expo is the largest dedicated anime/manga fan convention in North America and takes place July 1st–4th at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA. Tickets and full details are available at:www.anime-expo.org. Bluefin will be located in Booth #1401.

Bluefin will delight Anime Expo attendees with a colorful collection of high quality and in many cases, limited edition or special variant products and high quality model kits for popular properties including Gundam, Dragon Ball, and more.

Dragon Ball fans that purchase a Bandai Scouter headset at the Bluefin booth will receive Super Saiyan Hair that can be placed snugly over the head.

Also check out displays of a pair of upcoming new Dragon Ball Z model kits from Bandai’s innovative Figure-rise line:

Bandai Figure-rise Standard “Dragon Ball Z” Super Saiyan Son Goku
Height: 6 Inches
A new breed of action figure model kit that blends high articulation and detailed sculpts together in one package! Super Saiyan Goku is constructed using layered colored plastic techniques that blend the seam lines together with the folds of his outfit and contours of his muscles leading to a natural appearing joint system.  Simple construction patterns ensure it will be an easy to build figure even for those who have never built a model kit before!  Includes different hand parts for various martial arts poses, and 2 types of kamehameha effect parts with stand, and one powering up facial expression!

Bandai Figure-rise Standard “Dragon Ball Z” Final Form Frieza,
Height: 5 Inches
A new breed of action figure model kit that blends high articulation and detailed sculpts together in one package! Frieza is constructed using layered colored plastic techniques that blend the seam lines together with the contours of his muscles leading to a natural appearing joint system.  Simple construction patterns ensure it will be an easy to build figure even for those who have never built a model kit before!  Includes different hand parts for various signature poses, and 2 types of energy weapon effect parts with stand, and one wicked facial expression!
Notable Bluefin Anime Expo GunPla products include:

Bandai HG Full Armor Gundam Thunderbolt (Theatrical Clear Variant)

Anime Expo Exclusive!!

MSRP: $34.99

A clear special model kit variant originally made available only at the Japanese theatrical screening locations for the animated short, “Gundam Thunderbolt.” It’s now a special Anime Expo exclusive. Don’t miss your only chance to score one this summer! Features 4 shields on movable arms, double barrel beam rifle, back mounted beam cannon and missile launcher, missile pods, beam sabers and propellant tanks. Limit 1 per person.

The Bandai Gundam Thunderbolt kit also will be included as part of an exclusive new Blu-ray bundle set that will be available (MSRP: $120.00) and offered during Anime Expo.

Mr. Hobby Mr. Super Tool Set

MSRP: $29.99

A specially designed tool kit with everything necessary to expertly build your GunPla model. Set includes a metal file, tweezers, a nipper, knife with replacement blades, and a black Gundam marker for panel lining. A must-have for the true GunPla model builder.

Bandai Shokugan Gundam Converge LTD 2016

MSRP: $29.99

This special 3 pack consists of metallic colored versions of the Gundam MK II in AEUG and Titans colors along with G-Defenser that can combine with either figure to create the Super Gundam. It has been made specifically for select regions such as the U.S.!

Bandai RG Wing Gundam Zero EW Pearl Gloss Version

MSRP: $36.99

A special event exclusive RG Wing Zero Ver EW that has been coated in a beautiful pearl gloss finish. Utilizing the Advanced MS Frame that allows armor to be mounted on to a skeletal support structure, this iconic angel winged Gundam from “Gundam Wing Endless Waltz” is capable of performing its signature poses with its Twin Buster Rifle.

Bandai MG Hi Nu HWS Ver Ka Mechanical Clear Variant

MSRP: $114.99

The MG Hi Nu Gundam Ver Ka fitted with a specially designed Heavy Weapons System in clear transparent outer armor designed to show off the amazing mechanical skeleton underneath.  Based on its original illustration by Yutaka Izubuchi, this Ver. Ka brings its original proportions into modern kit form from esteemed mecha designer Hajime Katoki.  Includes beam rifle, hyper bazooka, beam sabers, shield, and detachable HWS system which was originally a P-Bandai Web item.  Available in limited quantities for the U.S.  Limit 1 per person.

Bandai HG Barbatos Clear Variant Set

MSRP: $16.99

The iconic and radical Gundam from the “Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans” TV anime series in a special clear form which can show off the incredibly detailed Gundam Frame underneath.  Includes parts to recreate Barbatos first and 4th forms and comes with Sword, Mace, Shield Arm, Long Range Cannon, and Mobile Worker. Available only for purchase at special events!  Limit 1 per person.

Bandai RG 00 Raiser Trans Am Clear Version

MSRP: $35.99

A translucent version of the RG 00 Raiser from “Gundam 00” in Trans Am colors originally available only in Asia.  Special clear colored plastic allows display of the amazingly detailed Advanced MS Frame with the outer armor on. Includes a number of weapons and accessories including GN Sword III, GN Sword II, beam sabers and O Raiser which can detach from the body of the main Gundam.  Limit 1 per person.

Bandai Petit’guy Mass Production Type

MSRP: $7.99

A cute little beargguy colored in Gundam’s iconic mass produced Zaku green! Includes one puzzle piece display stand which can connect to other Petit’gguy models!  Build your growing Beargguy army with one of these limited Petite Bears!  Purchase limited to 2 units per person.

Bandai HGUC RX-78-G3 Gundam

MSRP: $13.99

A special limited color variant of the RX-78-2 Gundam in its G3 color scheme!  Featuring renewed proportions from the “Revive” campaign, this highly articulated Gundam features a beam rifle, shield, bazooka, and 2 beam sabers.  Limit 1 per person.

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