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Theme of Funko’s 6th Wave of SDCC Exclusives Is TV

Funko has shared details on their 6th wave of SDCC exclusives, all bundled under the theme of TV. Each of these exclusives will be available at Funko’s SDCC booth and select items will be available outside the show at select retailers. The new exclusives are:

  • Pop! Television: Twin Peaks – Black Lodge Cooper & Laura 2-pack
  • Pop! Television: Mr. Robot – Masked Elliot Alderson
  • Pop! Television: The Walking Dead – T-Dog
  • Pop! Television: The Tick –The Tick (Glow-in-the-Dark)
  • Pop! Television: Doctor Who – Clara
  • Pop! Television: Stranger Things – Steve
  • Pop! Television: Stranger Things – Mr. Clarke

Tweeterhead Offers Base to SDCC Exclusive ‘Bottle City of Kandor’

Tweeterhead has already shared their SDCC exclusive ‘Bottle City of Kandor’ maquette, but now they’ve announced the accompanying crystal base. Perfect for your own personal Fortress of Solitude, the base is the perfect way to display your ‘Bottle City of Kandor’ maquette. Priced at $39.99 the base will go on pre-sale next Tuesday on Tweeterhead.com and is expected to ship mid-August.

The ‘Bottle City of Kandor’ is sold seperately.

Hasbro Debuts Marvel Knights and Thor: Ragnarok Marvel Legends

Earlier this week, Hasbro hosted an event where they revealed a number of new Marvel Legends figures from the Netflix TV series Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist as well as the first figures from the Thor: Ragnarok wave. For the Marvel Knights wave, the build a figure is Man-Thing. Below you’ll see complete descriptions for these waves as well as images of the entire Marvel Knights wave and the first three Thor wave figures.

 

MARVEL KNIGHTS LEGENDS SERIES 6-INCH Figure Assortment

(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Fall 2017)

A new lineup of Super Heroes and Super Villains join the LEGENDS SERIES in an impressive 6-inch scale! Featuring extensive articulation, detailed design, and entertainment or comic-inspired styling, each figure comes with a different Build-A-Figure piece. Collect all the figures in this wave to complete the impressive Build-A-Figure. Includes characters such as DAREDEVIL, PUNISHER, and JESSICA JONES. Each figure sold separately. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

 

MARVEL THOR: RAGNAROK LEGENDS SERIES 6-INCH Figure Assortment

(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Fall 2017)

Fans can amass a worthy collection with this LEGENDS SERIES assortment! Featuring impressive deco, extensive articulation, and detailed accessories, each figure comes with a different Build-A-Figure piece. Collect all the figures in this wave to complete the incredible Build-A-Figure. Each figure sold separately. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

Mattel Announces SDCC Pre-Sale, Super Hero Girls Wonder Woman and Cheetah Two-Pack Announced

Mattel has announced details of their SDCC pre-sale for this year’s show. Starting at 9AM Monday, June 19th you’ll be able to place orders for their exclusives with on-site pick-up at the show.  All items are limited to three per customers. The sale will be at shop.mattel.com/shop.

The first item was announced today, a two-pack of 12″ Super Hero Girls featuring Wonder Woman and Cheetah. You can see them in the preview picture below which also teases two other exclusives. 

We expect one of the items to be a DC Multiverse figure, but stay tuned for additional details.

Hasbro Announces SDCC Exclusive G. I. Joe Cobra Missle Command Headquarters

Hasbro today announced their latest SDCC exclusive – a G. I. Joe set that is an homage to a rare set available in 1982. The G. I. Joe Cobra Missle Command Headquarters includes three figures (Cobra Commander, a Cobra Officer and a Cobra Trooper) as well as a recreation of the original playset…and to top it off, it is packaged in a vintage style box, complete with weathering.

The G. I. Joe Cobra Missle Command Headquarters will be available at booth #3329 at SDCC and is priced at $49.99. Limited stock will be available after the show on  HasbroToyShop.com.

See the complete description and images below.

G.I. Joe Cobra Missile Command Headquarters

(Ages 5 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $49.99/Available at Booth #3329 at Comic-Con International in San Diego)

Cobraaaa! One of the rarest of all G.I. Joe playsets is back! The G.I. Joe Cobra Missile Command Headquarters, this convention exclusive is a faithful reproduction of the original and iconic Cobra Missile Command Headquarters Set from 1982. It recreates the classic design of the original in exacting detail with a weathered finished, following the original die-lines with all new re-created graphics. Assemble the highly detailed, sturdy graphic board components to build a headquarters that includes missile base, missile support systems, cruise missile, control panel, movable elevator, work platform, and seats. The set also comes with reproductions of the three figures that came with the original set – Cobra Commander (with a logo that is an homage to the original, first version Cobra Commander logo), Cobra Officer, and Cobra Trooper. Set includes file cards for the figures, as well as a file card holder for the cards. The G.I. Joe Cobra Missile Command Headquarters will be for sale during San Diego Comic-Con 2017. Following the convention, a limited number will be available on HasbroToyShop.com.

Funko Releasing Rick & Morty Portal Gun

Funko has announced a full-sized role play Portal Gun from Rick & Morty. This gun features both sounds and lights when the trigger is pulled.

The Rick & Morty Portal Gun is due out this November. 

Icon Heroes Announces SDCC Exclusive ‘Once Upon A Time’ Emma Swan Figure

From ABC’s hit show ‘Once Upon a Time’ comes this variant Emma Swan action figure in her iconic blue jacket. This figure comes packaged in a gatefold keepsake box in the form of the Once Upon a Time fairy tale book. Emma measures approximately 6 inches tall, features multiple points of articulation, and includes:

  • Beanie
  • Emma Swan Dark One Dagger
  • Sheriff badge
  • Sword and sheath
  • Interchangeable left hand

This SDCC exclusive figure will only be available at the Icon Heroes booth (#3345) is limited to 500 pieces and will be priced at $35.

Los Angeles to Pay Tribute to Adam West With Lighting of Bat-Signal

In a fitting tribute to pop culture icon Adam West, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Police Department Chief Charlie Beck will join surprise Bat-guests for a ceremonial lighting of the Bat-signal at City Hall this Thursday evening, June 15.

The legendary star of the classic Batman TV series, which aired from 1966-68, passed away on Friday, June 9 at the age of 88. In rememberance of West’s unforgettable portrayal of the celebrated “Bright Knight,” Mayor Garcetti and Chief Beck will light the iconic Bat-signal, which will be projected onto the tower of Los Angeles City Hall at Spring Street. Attending Bat-fans are invited to don their Bat-suits and trusty utility belts in honor of West’s signature role as the true crimefighter. 

Here are the details of the ceremony:

When: Thursday, June 15

Time: 9:00 PM PST

Location: Los Angeles City Hall, Spring Street Steps: 200 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

If fans are not able to join in the tribute Thursday night, the West family encourages Adam’s “old chums” to make a donation to the Adam West Memorial Fund for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Idaho-based charity for children diagnosed with cancer and their families, Camp Rainbow Gold

Funko Debuts Disney Rock Candy, Bob Ross and One-Punch Man Pop!

Funko has shared a number of new upcoming products over the past few days. 

On the Rock Candy front, Funko debuted the first wave of Disney Rock Candy figures which features Alice (from Alice in Wonderland) and Mrs. Incredible. These should be available in August.

On the Pop! side of things – you’ll be able to add the host of ‘The Joy of Painting’ to your Pop! collection with the Bob Ross Pop!. He’ll also be available in August – happy little trees are not included.

Also due in August are Pop!s from the anime series One-Punch Man. Characters on the way are Saitama, Genos and Lord Boros. There will also be a Pocket Pop! of Saitama released.

See all these newly announced upcoming releases below.

Power Rangers Fulfills 6-Year Old’s Dream of Becoming a Power Ranger

Saban’s Power Rangers has partnered with The For The Win Project to help bring to life 6-year-old Conner’s dream of becoming a Red Dino Charge Power Ranger. For The Win Project is a non-profit organization that gives children in special circumstances the chance to come their favorite heroes by producing customized “official” movie posters and trailers, to create a new sense of hope and motivation for each child.

Conner lives with Osteogenesis Imperfecta, commonly known as Brittle Bone Disease. Despite Despite his young age, Conner has broken over 200 bones in his body.

See below for Conner’s poster image and watch the SUPER CHARGED trailer.

Factory Entertainment’s 10th SDCC Exclusive – Back to the Future Print

Factory Entertainment has announced their latest Back To The Future convention exclusive, an 18 x 24 inch print which features original and highly detailed artwork by fan favorite Randy Martinez. Experience San Diego Comic-Con with everyone’s favorite time traveling hero in his “hazmat” suit with loyal companion Einstein speeding across the front of the iconic San Diego Convention Center.

This print is limited to 1000 pieces and the artist will be signing the print at the Factory Entertainment booth at SDCC.

If you’re looking to pre-order, you can find the print (and Factory Entertainment’s other exclusives) on their website.

Entertainment Earth and Bif Bang Pow! Announce SDCC Exclusive Talking Spock Bobblehead

No other Star Trek character embodies the franchise as much as Mr. Spock does. From The Original Series to the “Kelvin timeline” of the recent reboot movies, Spock’s presence and influence is inescapable. The half-Vulcan is one of Star Trek’s most insightful and eloquent observers of the human condition.

At San Diego Comic-Con 2017, celebrate the life and legacy of both Spock and the actor who brought him so memorably to life, Leonard Nimoy, with the debut of this resin Star Trek: The Original Series Talking Spock Bobble Head – Convention Exclusive from Bif Bang Pow!.

Standing 6-1/4 inches tall (excluding his Starfleet delta-shaped base), this Convention Exclusive presents the man Captain Kirk called “the best first officer in the fleet” as he appeared in Star Trek: The Original Series, in his blue sciences officer’s tunic and black uniform trousers.

Nimoy’s likeness is unmistakable, as is his voice. Each push of the figure’s button activates one of six sound clips from the show: “Transporter room, ready to beam up”; “Insufficient facts always invite danger” (from “Space Seed”); “Vulcans never bluff” (from “The Doomsday Machine”); and the signature Spock sayings, “Fascinating,” “Highly illogical,” and “Live long and prosper.”

Limited to an edition of only 1,500 pieces, each Bif Bang Pow! talking bobble head is individually numbered with the production run number on a holographic sticker.
The first opportunity fans can grab this individually numbered and limited-edition exclusive will be at San Diego Comic-Con on July 20, 2017 in the Entertainment Earth booth (#2343)!

Not attending San Diego Comic-Con 2017?  Pre-order the Star Trek: TOS Talking Spock Bobble Head at Entertainment Earth now!

Transformers: Forged To Fight Gets Major Update Ahead of Transformers: The Last Knight Release

Transformers: Forged to Fight, 2017 Google Play Award Winner for Best Game, is releasing a major update this week in support of Transformers: The Last Knight hitting theaters June 21. The update will be made available to players starting Wednesday June 14th and will cover the following important highlights, including the release of AUTOBOT DRIFT as a playable in-game character. Though some may question Drift’s loyalty to the Autobots, there’s no denying his dedication to his “sensei” Optimus Prime. Forged to wield his powerful swords, this samurai of a bot is all business when it’s time to swing or fling his blades.
Many of the updates to the game are below: 

  • Rumors that the Autobot Hot Rod has arrived on New Quintessa enrages Drift who vows to hunt him down. Perplexed by Drift’s vow Optimus Primeand Bumblebee fear that the Decepticon turned Autobot has gone rogue and is resorting back to his old Decepticon ways. Play the all-new Spotlight – “A Question of Loyalty” – and find out what happens when brothers in arms do battle.
  • Megatron has returned to take his place as the new boss of Alliance Missions!
  • New Daily Login Calendar! Great prizes await the faithful Commanders who login every day! Collect Rewards from the 7 Day, 28 Day, and Alliance Calendars.
  •  Fight in a brand new environment inspired by Transformers: The Last Knight
  • Base Updates:
    • Base updates bring a new level of visual polish and navigational ease
    • Show off up to four Relics with two new sockets added
    • Several new Relics with new effects have been added. New Relics can be found by fully exploring any difficulty level of “A Question of Loyalty” as well as from the special Event Calendar. These Relics also have new in-game benefits.
  • Use New Boost Updates:
    • Boosts can increase your damage output or survivability.
    • Activate an XP Boost to accelerate your level ups and claim rewards faster.
    • Some Boosts are only applied to a specific game mode.
  • 1-Star and 2-Star Bots now start with two Special Attacks at Rank 1 and unlock a third Special Attack after Ranking Up.
  • 3-Star Bots now start with three Special Attacks at Rank 1.

And a both Mixmaster and Arcee have had character specific changes:

  • Mixmaster
    • Received a re-design, both on his Basic Abilities and his Signature.
    • Updated design will be more in line with other Demolition Bots (Very high
      damage bursts in a short period of time)
    • Acid does not have a cost anymore and Neutralizes Resistances Buffs
      when active, making him really great against Bots like Ultra Magnus.
    • Will deal Burn on his Special 3.
    • Whenever opponents have an active Debuff, Mixmaster will get a huge Critical Rate Buff.
  • Arcee
    • Generates power from Non-Critical Hits.
    • Power generation from Critical Hits has been reduced to 12%.
    • Guardian’s Ferocity now has a 20% increased chance to trigger at all Signature levels.

In TRANSFORMERS: Forged to Fight, Transformers fans and gamers everywhere can build a team of Transformers characters and battle with the most iconic Autobots and Decepticons from nearly every era of the storied franchise’s 30-plus year history , including fan-favorite bots from previous and current animated Transformers TV series, Paramount’s blockbuster films, Transformers comic books and Hasbro’s line of iconic action figures. Players explore an epic new universe where multiple realities collide to form a massive planetary battlefield while assembling a team of Autobots and Decepticons from across time and space to fight against a world of corrupted Transformers robots and their villainous overlords. The game features amazing visuals, intense one-on-one battles, meaningful robot to vehicle converting action and deep RPG elements

Mezco Announces Summer Exclusive One:12 Collective X-Men Deadpool

Wade Winston Wilson, known to the world as Deadpool, is a disfigured and mentally unstable mercenary with the superhuman ability of an accelerated healing factor and physical prowess. He is presented here in his blue and yellow X-Men outfit. If you think it’s strange to see Wade Wilson in a X-Men outfit, then you are not alone because Deadpool thinks so too! Deadpool tried on X-Men attire as a bet with Wolverine and Beast in the Cable and Deadpool comic series. Deadpool,decked out in his blue and yellow X-Men attire, joins the One:12 Collective with a comprehensively detailed outfit and portrait sculptures.

This limited edition Mezco Summer Exclusive is only available via our website and at the Mezco SDCC booth # 3445— while supplies last.

X-Men Deadpool joins the One:12 collective with a comprehensively detailed outfit and unique character specific accessories. The X-Men Deadpool One:12 Collective Summer Exclusive figure features:

  • Two head portraits
  • One:12 Collective body with over 30 points of articulation
  • Hand painted authentic detailing
  •  Over 16cm tall
  •  Eight (8) interchangeable hands including: One (1) pair of fists (L & R), One (1) pair of gun-holding hands (L & R), One (1) pair of sword-holding hands (L & R), One (1) grenade holding hand (R), One (1) shaka / “hang loose” hand (L)
  • Costume: Sculpted gloves on each hand, Vambrace on each forearm, Harness with sculpted pouches, Sculpted boots
  • Accessories:
    • One (1) machine gun with removable ammo clip and opening grenade chamber
    • Four (4) 40mm style grenades (fit in the grenade launcher chamber)
    • Four (4) throwing grenades
    • One (1) katana with sheath
    • One (1) handgun with removable clip
    • One (1) One:12 Collective display base with logo
    • One (1) One:12 Collective adjustable display post

Each One:12 Collective X-Men Deadpool figure is packaged in a deluxe, collector friendly box, designed with collectors in mind, there are no twist ties for easy in and out of package display.

This Summer Exclusive The One:12 Collective X-Men Deadpool is only available through the Mezco Toyz website here and at SDCC at booth #3445.

Funko’s 5th Wave of SDCC Exclusives – DC Comics and Beyond

Funko revealed their fifth wave of SDCC exclusives – all centered around the DC universe. Many of these will be shared with other retailers with details to be announced before SDCC The latest batch of exclusives includes:

  • Pop! Movies: Wonder Woman – Ares
  • Dorbz: Wonder Woman – Wonder Woman & Ares 2-pack
  • Pop! Movies: Suicide Squad – Joker Batman
  • Pop! Movies: Justice League – Bruce Wayne
  • Pop! Movies: Justice League – Aquaman with Motherbox
  • Pop! Heroes: Blue Chrome Batman (Toy Tokyo)
  • Pop! Heroes: Batman The Animated Series – Man Bat
  • Pop! Heroes: Interplanetary Batman
  • Pop! Heroes: Wonder Twins 3-pack – Zan, Jayna & Gleek
  • Dorbz: Classic Nightwing & Deathstroke 2-pack (1500 LE)
  • Action Figures: Red Batmobile with Green Batman (1500 LE)
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