Skeletor’s Lair, a pop-up shop hosted by Super7, was one of the most creative and original ideas of SDCC 2015. Both the Super7 and Mattel booths handed out Skeletokens with the address of Skeletor’s Lair – a gift shop filled with SDCC exclusive Master of the Universe collectibles which included exclusive shirts, Masters of the Universe M.U.S.C.L.E. figures (M.O.T.U.S.C.L.E.) and even a Moss Man chia pet. From the merchandise to the decor of the shop – it was just perfectly themed. Check it out in the gallery below.
One of the highlights for me during SDCC is to take a break from the convention center and check out the Power Rangers Power Lounge. It’s a chance to get away from the crowds, grab a drink (this year it was nekter’s juice – the Raspberry Slimmer was delicous) and check out some of the best Power Rangers products available. Highlights included this year’s SDCC exclusives – including the gorgeous Saba Sword exclusive, the newest Dino Charge toys and some amazing Power Ranger art prints. Check it out below and looking for Power Rangers Dino Charge returning to Nickelodeon on August 29th.
McFarlane Toys’ display at SDCC had their consturction sets prominently features with the focus being split between their Walking Dead sets and the debut their Game of Thrones sets. In addition, the newest and upcoming figures and statues from Halo, Walking Dead and other properties were on display. Check it all out in the gallery below!
Hasbro’s Marvel panel was on Saturday and the center’s wi-fi was not cooperating, so I apologize for this post being so late. In addition to the info from the panel, included are pictures of new items in the display.
Starting with Marvel Legends – look for an update to packaging to include a character illustration.
Captain America Legends – 2106 Wave 1: Captain America, Mockingbird, Taskmaster with a Red Skull Onslaught BAF (from the AXIS event)
Spidey Wave 1: Venom (2 heads), Ben Reiley Spidey w/ parts to turn into Spider-Carnage
Sneak Peeks: Abomination, Namor
3 3/4″ Infinite Series
Wave 1: Triton, Noir Spidey, Classic Iron Man, Yondu & modern Captain Marvel
Wave 2: Gamora, Yellow Daredevil, Armored Spidey, Living Laser, new Vision, Rage
Comic 2-packs are returning: Falcon Cap / Vance Astro, Female Thor / Unworthy Thor, Machine Man / Superior Iron Man, Scarlet Spidey / Spider-Man, Hyperion 2 pack (Dark / Supreme Power)
Sneak Peeks: Lockjaw
Each year, AwesomeToyBlog sponsor (and personal favorite on-line store) Entertainment Earth has a huge booth space at the store which offers a ton of exclusive merchandise, which includes Bif Bang Pow! product and those offered by Toys R Us. A display case in the front of the booth holds this year’s exclusives as well as some very cool current and upcoming Bif Bang Pow! products. Of course, this year’s biggest Bif Bang Pow! product was their SNL ‘Weekend Update’ two-pack featuring action figures of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Also making their SDCC debut were the Bif Bang Pow! KISS products, the all-new Penny Dreadful figures and products, more Big Bang Theory toys, more Twilight Zone toys and more everything else.
Check out the display below – you’re sure to find something that fits your niche – then head over to Entertainment Earth and see what all is available.
Bandai America’s booth at SDCC had their hugely popular SDCC exclusives and also some of their upcoming products on display. The most prominant part of their display was a huge Power Rangers display focused on the Legacy line of products. Also getting a fair amount of display space was their SpruKits buildable figure. See these and all the other product on display in the gallery below.
Underground Toys will always have a special place in my toy collecting heart, since their Classic Doctor Who line is one of the reasons I started this site. This year, I was thrilled to see Underground Toys introduce some new 5.5″ Doctor Who figure back in the mix with the 12th Doctor and Clara. They had ‘no photography’ signs next to them so I don’t have photos of those, but check out all the cool other products that debuted at the show, including some great Ghostbusters plush, Doctor Who toys, Doctor Who & Star Wars housewares, and more.
Hasbro’s Star Wars panel was ealier today and while the reveals were a little light in number, they certainly weren’t small in size as the 6″ scale T.I.E. fighte is huge and gorgeous. You can see that, along with the latest in 6″ Black series in the gallery below…and check my other coverage for my report from the panel (it’s here).
Quantum Mechanix always has an impressive booth space – this year it’s anchored by a huge, super detailed, model of the NCC-1701, USS Enterprise. Other new product on display include their new Mini Masters line of statues with both Firefly and Supernatural properties represented, new Q-Pop figures and 1:6 scale Captain Malcolm Reynolds and Captain Jean-Luc Picard. Check these, and more, out below.
Mattypalooza was today, but I wasn’t there due to a conflict with Hasbro’s Star Wars panel. Among the things announced were a huge Snake Mountain playset, more filmation accurate figures including He-Man and Skeletor and the introduction of a Thundercats subscription.
Following the panel, new toys were put in the case on the showroom floor which you can see below.
I have become a huge fan of Kotobukiya’s products over the past few years of running AwesomeToyBlog and their SDCC display had a ton of great new product. Highlights included the new Magneto, Magick and Emma Frost ArtFX+ statues. Magneto has to be seen to be believed – he’s incredible. Their line of Super Power’s ArtFX+ statues are looking fantastic. The booth also provided a great venue for announcing a new property – ALIEN. Check out all these great new products in the gallery below.
Bluefin is the US distributor for several companies including Bandai Japan, Beast Kingdom and The Loyal Subjects. Given the wide range of companies they distribute product for, their SDCC booth has something for everyone…from Iron Man to Star Wars and Gundam to anime figures. Check out a sampling of product from their booth, including a huge Iron Man Hulkbuster.