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Hasbro’s SDCC Exclusive Marvel Legends Battle for Asgard Revealed

Hasbro’s next SDCC exclusive is revealed, a the 6″ Marvel Legends five pack titled ‘Battle for Asgard’. This set features premium packaging with original artwork by Tyler Jacobson, and includes 6-inch scale Malekith, Marvel’s Bor, Ulik, Marvel’s Odinson, and Thor figures. This set will be available at Hasbro Booth #3329 at San Diego Comic-Con in July.

The official description and images from our friends at Hasbro are below.

MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES BATTLE FOR ASGARD 5-PACK
(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $99.99/ Available at Booth #3329 at Comic-Con
International in San Diego)
Recreate legendary battles between the Nine Realms with the MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES BATTLE
FOR ASGARD 5-PACK! This mighty set comes in premium packaging with original artwork by
Tyler Jacobson, and includes 6-inch scale MALEKITH, MARVEL’S BOR, ULIK, MARVEL’S ODINSON,
and THOR figures. Each figure features multiple points of articulation, premium design, and
character-inspired sword and hammer accessories. Includes 5 figures and 5 accessories. The
MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES BATTLE FOR ASGARD 5-PACK will be for sale at San Diego Comic-Con
2017. Following the convention, a limited number will be available on HasbroToyShop.com.

Hasbro’s First Marvel SDCC Exclusive Revealed – Marvel Legends 12″ Daredevil

Today Hasbro announced their first Marvel SDCC exclusive, making this the second day in a row with an exclusive announcement. The Marvel Legends 12″ Daredevil will be available at the show, featuring premium articulation, alternate heads, accessories, premium deco and deluxe packaging with original artwork by Joe Quesada. 

You can see the complete description and pics direct from Hasbro below.

MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES 12-INCH DAREDEVIL Figure

(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $59.99/ Available at Booth #3329 at Comic-Con International in San Diego)

Protect the citizens of Hell’s Kitchen from ever-impending danger with the MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES 12-INCH DAREDEVIL Figure. This impressively detailed figure features more than 30 points of articulation for heroic poses and display, and comes in premium red packaging with braille on the back and original artwork by Marvel’s Chief Creative Officer, Joe Quesada. Maximize this figure’s potential with its 12 character-inspired accessories, including an alternate head, alternate hands, and a baton. Includes 12-inch scale figure, 12 accessories, and 2 posters. The MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES 12-INCH DAREDEVIL Figure will be for sale at San Diego Comic-Con 2017. Following the convention, a limited number will be available on HasbroToyShop.com.

PREVIEWS’ 2017 SDCC Exclusives

Diamond Comic Distributors is offering over 20 extremely limited PREVIEWS exclusives for this year’s Comic-Con International: San Diego (July 19-23). The list includes variants of several popular Marvel titles, including Secret Empire, Star Wars, and All-New Guardians of the Galaxy, a new 2018 The Walking Dead calendar just in time for the new season on AMC, a slew of Diamond Select Toys items, and more! Comic-Con attendees will be able to preview the items at the Diamond PREVIEWS Booth #2401 and purchase from participating retailers on the show floor.

“Diamond is excited to present this year’s extremely limited con exclusives,” said Diamond’s Director of Marketing, Dan Manser. “We’ll showcase these items at the PREVIEWS booth and then guide fans to retailers who’ll have the exclusives available for purchase on the show floor. Fans who look forward to attending Comic-Con International: San Diego for the exclusives won’t be disappointed with this year’s selection.”

For more information and to pick up our one-sheet listing retailers on the show floor where you can purchase our SDCC PREVIEWS Exclusives, make sure to visit the Diamond PREVIEWS Booth #2401.

Comics & Graphic Novels

SDCC 2017 MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #17
(W) Kyle Higgins (A) Hendry Prasetya (CA) Peter Nguyen
The next Power Rangers epic starts here! The Power Rangers are finally reunited, but can things ever be the same?
(MAR178669) Limited to 3,000 copies.

SDCC 2017 BETTIE PAGE #1 LINSNER VARIANT

(W) David Avallone (A) Colton Worley (CA) Joseph Michael Linsner
She’s more modest than Ms. Blaise, but peels more than Ms. Emma. She out-vamps Vampirella, but she’s sweeter than Honey West. She put the mod in model, and the bangs in bang-bang. Now the world can know the truth: her classified adventures back in 1951 Hollywood have been declassified. Dynamite, David Avallone and Colton Worley are proud to present The Secret Diary of Bettie Page, in handy comic book form. (MAR178681) Limited to 2,000 copies.

SDCC 2017 MOONSTRUCK #1 VARIANT

(W) Grace Ellis (A) Shae Beagle, Kate Leth (CA) Shae Beagle

A NEW ONGOING SERIES from Lumberjanes creator GRACE ELLIS and talented newcomer SHAE BEAGLE that tells a story of monsters, romance, and magical hijinks! The first arc also includes an additional short story with artist KATE LETH!

Fantasy creatures are living typical, unremarkable lives alongside humans, and barista Julie strives to be the most unremarkable of all. Normal job, normal almost-girlfriend, normal…werewolf transformations that happen when she gets upset? Yikes! But all bets are off when she and her centaur best friend Chet find themselves in the middle of a magical conspiracy. Will Julie and Chet be able to save their friends? Is Julie's dogged determination to be normal a lost cause? Who’s going to watch the coffee shop while our heroes are out saving the world?? These questions and more will be answered in MOONSTRUCK, coming July 19 from Image Comics. (MAR178671) Limited to 3,000 copies.

SDCC 2017 WALKING DEAD 2018 CALENDAR WITH PX WD #1 VAR

(W) Robert Kirkman  (A) Tony Moore (CA) Charlie Adlard

ROBERT KIRKMAN’s THE WALKING DEAD is one of the most popular comics of all time. Show off your love of THE WALKING DEAD all year long with the new 2018 calendar featuring images from the comic, as drawn by artist CHARLIE ADLARD. (MAR178672) Limited to 5,000 copies.

SDCC 2017 ALL NEW GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #5 B&W VAR

(W) Gerry Duggan (A) Chris Samnee (CA) Chris Samnee

Star-Lord has been sailing the radio waves of the galaxy for years, keeping up with the one piece of Earth he could never quite leave behind. Guest artist Chris Samnee joins writer Gerry Duggan to check into Peter Quill’s sonic conquests!

Rated T+ (MAR178674) Limited to 5,000 copies.

SDCC 2017 DEADPOOL KILLS MARVEL UNIVERSE AGAIN #1 MINIMATES VAR

(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Dalibor Talajic (CA) Barry Bradfield

Remember the time Deadpool went a little TOO crazy and killed the entire Marvel Universe? Well, this isn’t that. This is a DIFFERENT time. Writer Cullen Bunn and artist Dalibor Talajic (A.K.A. the creators behind DEADPOOL KILLS THE MARVEL UNIVERSE) have reunited for ANOTHER tale of Deadpool taking out all of your faves in the most horrific ways possible!

It’s gonna hurt him more than it hurts you…and you’re gonna love it! Parental Advisory. (MAR178675) Limited to 5,000 copies.

SDCC 2017 PETER PARKER SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #1 MINIMATES VAR 

(W) Chip Zdarsky (A/CA) Barry Bradfield

SPIDER-MAN RETURNS TO THE FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD! The webslinging, wallcrawling wonder returns to New York City in the all-new PETER PARKER: THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN. A companion series to the best-selling Amazing Spider-Man series, Peter Parker is going back-to- basics for big heroics in the Big Apple. Featuring adversaries old and new, be there as Spider-Man returns to his friendly neighborhood for his never ending battle against crime and the dreaded “Parker Luck”. Rated T (MAR178676) Limited to 5,000 copies.

SDCC 2017 SECRET EMPIRE #5 (OF 9) SE MINIMATES VAR

(W) Nick Spencer (A) Leinil Francis Yu (CA) Barry Bradfield

They thought they were safe! They thought they could handle anything that was thrown against them! But the united heroes of the Marvel Universe never reckoned on the dread power that Steve Rogers would unleash! THE SECRET EMPIRE WILL AMAZE YOU! Rated T+ (MAR178677) Limited to 5,000 copies.

SDCC 2017 STAR WARS #33 B&W VAR

(W) Jason Aaron (A) Salvador Larroca (CA) Mike Mayhew

The Hero of the Rebellion & the Princess of the Revolution! Luke and Leia finally get some time alone. Unfortunately, it’s stranded on a desert island. Rated T (MAR178678) Limited to 5,000 copies.

Merchandise

SDCC 2017 BATMAN BEYOND BATMAN RESIN BUST

The future is now, as the next Batman, Terry McGinnis, travels back in time to be the next exclusive bust in the DC Animated Universe bust line! Limited to only 850 pieces, this 6” bust comes in a full-color box with a hand-numbered certificate of authenticity. Sculpted by Varner Studios. A Diamond Select Toys product! (DEC168438) Limited to 850 pieces.

SDCC 2017 BATMAN BEYOND BATMAN VARIANT RESIN BUST

The future is now, as the next Batman, Terry McGinnis, travels back in time to be the next exclusive bust in the DC Animated Universe 6” bust line! Limited to only 450 pieces, this limited unmasked variant comes in a full-color box with a hand-numbered certificate of authenticity. Sculpted by Varner Studios. A Diamond Select Toys product! (DEC168439). Limited to 450 pieces.

SDCC 2017 JLA ANIMATED SERIES FLASH RESIN BUST

Add to your Justice League with this exclusive 6” bust of the team’s scarlet speedster, the Flash! Limited to only 650 pieces, this bust comes in a full-color box with a hand-numbered certificate of authenticity. Sculpted by Varner Studios. A Diamond Select Toys product! (DEC168436) Limited to 650 pieces.

SDCC 2017 JLA ANIMATED SERIES FLASH VARIANT RESIN BUST

Add to your Justice League with this exclusive 6” bust of the team’s scarlet speedster, the Flash! This exclusive edition captures Flash at faster-than- light speeds, and is cast in a translucent material to simulate a speed effect. Limited to only 650 pieces, this bust comes in a full-color box with a hand-numbered certificate of authenticity. Sculpted by Varner Studios. A Diamond Select Toys product! (DEC168437) Limited to 650 pieces.

SDCC 2017 MARVEL GALLERY DEADPOOL VARIANT PVC FIG

The Marvel Universe’s deadliest assassin is ready for his next team-up with this exclusive PVC Diorama! Wearing his X-Men colors, Deadpool leaps from a portal with his twin katanas flashing, and this 10” diorama comes packaged in a full-color window box with a fifth panel. Limited to 4200 pieces. Sculpted by Jean St. Jean. A Diamond Select Toys product! (DEC168441) Limited to 4,200 pieces.

SDCC 2017 MARVEL GALLERY SUPERIOR IRON MAN PVC FIG

Our Marvel Gallery Iron Man PVC just got an upgrade! As seen in the Superior Iron Man comic book series, Tony Stark wears his gleaming white armor as he rises into the air on his boot jets. This 11.5” diorama comes packaged in a full-color window box with a fifth panel, and is limited to 2500 pieces. Sculpted by Mat Brouillard. A Diamond Select Toys product! (DEC168442) Limited to 2,100 pieces.

SDCC 2017 DARK TOWER MONSTER VINIMATE 

The highly anticipated film adaptation of Stephen King’s Dark Tower series now has an ultra-secret Vinimates vinyl figure! This 4” figure of one of the creatures from the film features an articulated neck for different posing options, and comes in a full-color window box. Limited to 1500 pieces. A Diamond Select Toys product! (DEC168448) Limited to 1,500 pieces.

SDCC 2017 FORBIDDEN PLANET ROBBY WITH BLASTER VINIMATE

From the Forbidden Planet comes one of the most advanced robots of all time: Robby the Robot! This exclusive 4-inch Vinimates vinyl figure holds a blaster pistol, and comes packaged in a full-color window box. Limited to 2000 pieces. A Diamond Select Toys product! (DEC168446) Limited to 2,000 pieces.

SDCC 2017 GHOSTBUSTERS GID SLIMER VINIMATE

Is he friend or foe? Whichever he is, he glows! The Ghostbusters get their little buddy with this exclusive new Vinimates vinyl figure of Slimer! Cast in an exclusive glow-in- the-dark material, Slimer stands approximately 4 inches tall on his stand, and comes package in a full-color window box. Limited to only 1500 pieces. A Diamond Select Toys product! (DEC168445) Limited to 1,500 pieces.

SDCC 2017 IRON GIANT VARIANT VINIMATE

The Iron Giant is cosplaying for SDCC! This exclusive 4-inch Vinimates vinyl figure features the Iron Giant with his famous “S” chest emblem, striking a heroic pose straight out of the classic animated film, and his articulated neck allows you to further customize that pose. Figure comes packaged in a full-color window box. Limited to 1500 pieces. A Diamond Select Toys product! (DEC168447) Limited to 1,500 pieces.

SDCC 2017 DC REBIRTH HARLEY QUINN BOOMBOX PX STATUE

Based on the variant cover of Harley Quinn #1 comes this amazing polystone statue of the Maid of Mischief.  Measuring almost 8 inches tall with boombox, each statue is individually numbered, hand painted, and includes a Certificate of Authenticity. (JAN178423) Limited to 2,500 pieces.

SDCC 2017 POP POWER RANGERS MEGAZORD 6IN VINYL FIG 

From Funko comes the POP! Power Rangers Megazord! Stands 6" tall and come packaged in a window box for easy display. (DEC168629) Limited to 8,000 pieces.

 

Usagi Yojimbo SDCC Exclusive From Playmates?

Things have been pretty quiet on the SDCC front, but tonight I have a pretty solid rumor of a Playmates Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles SDCC exclusive Usagi Yojimbo figure. From the Stan Sakai facebook page comes news of an exclusive figure with three interchangeable heads and a comic book. Expect this to be available at the Nickelodeon booth, as several Playmates TMNT exclusives have been hosted there over the past few years.

You can see a screen shot of the relevant post below.

Full Details on Gentle Giant’s First SDCC Exclusives – Ralph McQuarrie Han Mini-Bust, Jumbo Dianoga

In advance of Star Wars Celebration, Gentle Giant shared their shared exclusives between Star Wars Celebration and San Diego Comic-con. The kind folks over at Gentle Giant sent over the complete description and additional images of these exclusives which you can grab at SDCC.

If you’re a Premier Guild Member, you’ll have another chance for a members only pre-order before SDCC – which will give a chance to grab one without the hassle of the lines. You can find information on the Premier Guild here.

Stay tuned for details on the next two Gentle Giant SDCC exclusives.

 

Ralph McQuarrie Concept Series Han Solo Mini-Bust

Ralph McQuarrie’s early designs of Han Solo display a vast difference from that of the final version as seen in Star Wars: A New Hope. Designed initially as a Lightsaber wielding, bearded Jedi Knight, this mini-bust explores a fascinating look into the conceptual development of one of science fiction’s most roguish smugglers.

Designed, modeled and prototyped using top of the line 3D technology. The 1:6th scale Han Solo (McQuarrie Concept) mini bust is hand cast, hand-painted and hand-numbered with a limited edition
certificate of authenticity.

License: Star Wars
Item Number:  80756
UPC:  814176022380
Dimensions:  6.5” H x 8” W x 5.5” D
Release Date:  Q2 2017

Star Wars Jumbo Dianoga Trash Monster

When the vintage Death Star Space Station Playset was released in 1978 the designers had to take some creative license on the included trash compactor monster. We all knew about the eye stalk and the tentacles, but the wings, the mouth full of teeth and the fin were a revelation to us kids. Now the thing lurking in the muck of the Death Star had a “face.”

Grab your Jumbo Han, Luke, Leia and Chewbacca because now you can re-enact the pulse-pounding trash compactor scene from Star Wars: A New Hope with the convention exclusive Jumbo Dianoga Trash
Monster! Celebrate the 40 th anniversary of Star Wars with part of one of the greatest playsets in the history of toys!

Scanned from the original vintage figure/accessory and reproduced in the 12” scale, Gentle Giant’s Jumbo Dianoga Trash Monster comes packed with accurate 3-color foam “trash” and in a spectacular vintage inspired full color box!

Gentle Giant Ltd’s Jumbos – Just like you remember, only BIGGER!

License: Star Wars
Item Number:  80748
UPC:  814176022175
Dimensions:  6” H x 7.25” W x 14” D
Release Date:  Q2 2017

Bandai Tamashii Nations Movie Realization Ronin Boba Fett ‘Prototype’ Version for SDCC

Another tidbit of SDCC news coming out of Star Wars Celebration. Tamashii Nation’s Movie Realization line is continuing and a ‘Prototype’ version of the Ronin Boba Fett will be an SDCC exclusive and will also be available online via a Bandai website. More details as they become available.  Thanks to and photo from @bobafettfanclub (www.bobafettfanclub.com).

Hasbro Announces Second Star Wars SDCC Exclusive at Star Wars Celebration – Thrawn

Seconds after I published the announcement of the SDCC exclusive version of Luke’s Speeder, news from the panel came of a second SDCC exclusive announcement. An SDCC version of Grand Admiral Thrawn will be at the show. Packaged in a fold out box, this figure will feature a number of extra accessories including a Gree helmet, ysalamiri and more.

2017 SDCC Exclusives List Launched

Since 2010 AwesomeToyBlog has strived to compiled the most complete list of San Diego Comic-con exclusive items and that goal continues into 2017 as this year’s list is now live. Hallmark and Gentle Giant have joined Cryptozoic in announcing exclusives for the show. 

You can find the exclusives list here. Bookmark this page, like the site on facebook, follow me on twitter, subscribe to the feed and subscribe to my YouTube channel to get all the news. I updated anytime I get wind of a new exclusive, meaning this list gets longer and longer the closer we get to the show. Stay tuned – there’s some great stuff on the horizon!

Hallmark Announces 2017 SDCC/NYCC Exclusives

Hallmark has announced the exclusives merchandise that they’ll be offering at SDCC under the PopMinded brand. All items available at SDCC will also be available at New York Comic Con. Select items will also be available at other pop culture shows.

The SDCC exclusive items are:

 

  • U.S.S. Enterprise™ NCC-1701-C, a Keepsake Ornament inspired by the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode “Yesterday’s Enterprise,” depicts the iconic starship with a battle-damage paint scheme as it appeared on screen. This repaint of a 2015 Keepsake Ornament has a total production run of 3,325 and sales will be limited to 225 per day. – also shared with The Official 2017 Star Trek Convention 
  • HARLEY QUINN™ is a Keepsake Ornament created exclusively for event sales featuring the DC Super Villain as seen in the 2016 Warner Bros. Pictures film, Suicide Squad. This ornament has a total production run of 2,575 and sales will be limited to 175 per day.
  • T-70 X-Wing Fighter™, a Keepsake Ornament of Poe Dameron’s starfighter as depicted in the beginning of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. This repaint of a 2016 Keepsake Ornament includes sound between Poe & BB-8 before the starfighter was destroyed on Jakku and has a total production run of 3,275 and sales will be limited to 275 per day.
  • A Walrus Man™ itty bittys plush adds to the Mos Eisley Cantina crowd with a the throw-back again to the original action figures and packaging. This has a total production run of 4,000 and sales will be limited to 300 per day.
  • The Imperial R2-Q5™ droid becomes part of the astromech droid-themed perpetual calendar and features an additional set of date cubes in aurebesh, the famed language used throughout the Star Wars galaxy. The calendar has a total production run of 1,600, and 170 of them will be offered for sale each day.
  • The WONDER WOMAN™ Hallmark itty bittys Christmas ornament also will be available at the event with sales limited to 100 per day.
  • Greedo™ itty bittys plush is the final addition to the Mos Eisley Cantina crew, dawning the throw-back to the original action figures and packaging. This will also be available at Hallmark.com and Hallmark retail locations

For more information about PopMinded by Hallmark and the products offered, visit Hallmark.com/PopMinded  

Gentle Giant Announces Star Wars Celebration / SDCC Exclusives and PGM Pre-Order Details

Gentle Giant has announced their first exclusives for the 2017 convention season. These two Star Wars exclusives will be available at both Star Wars Celebration and SDCC.

The first exclusive is a 1:6 scale minibust of the Ralph McQuarrie concept Han Solo. This continues their series of McQuarrie minibusts.

The second exclusive fits in with the 1:6 scale Jumbo series and is a twist on the formula, as this character was never available packaged alone…but for these convetions it will be. The Dianoga Trash Monster (originally included with the Death Star Playset) comes packaged in a vintage inspired collector’s box and includes foam trash. Gentle Giant got creative on this one and the result is worth it.

Both of these exclusives will be available for pre-order to Premier Guild members this week. Platinum members will be able to pre-order starting 10AM PST on April 5th, Gold members at 10AM PST on April 6th and Silver members at 10AM PST on April 7th. 

You can find Gentle Giant on the web here to sign up for PGM and get access to the pre-orders.

HasbroToyShop’s SDCC Exclusive Sale Set for August 9th

hasbro-logoSDCC 2016 is in the books – but if you didn’t go to the show or wasn’t able to wait in line – you’ve still got a chance to score your Hasbro 2016 San Diego Comic-con exclusives. This coming Tuesday, August 9th, HasbroToyShop.com will put their available inventory up for sale. All available items will  be located in the EXCLUSIVES category.

We don’t have a time of day for the sale – but stay close to your keyboard…keep that F5 key warm and keep an eye on social media.

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