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Gentle Giant Shares Latest Star Wars, Marvel and Honey Trap at SDCC

From the latest in busts, statues and jumbo action figures, Gentle Giant’s SDCC display was packed full of upcoming Star Wars and Marvel collectibles.

Personal highlights of their booth include a Darth Vader bust from the end of Return of the Jedi which lights up and reveals Vader’s skeleton under his armor, the Jumbo Star Wars Emperor (available with Premier Guild membership) and an amazing pair of statues of Thor and Hulk from Thor: Ragnarok.

Check out these and other collectibles from Gentle Giant in the gallery below.

Two More SDCC Exclusives from Monogram

The show may be just days away, but I’ve got two more Monogram SDCC exclusives to share with you. Both of these will be available at the Monogram booth at SDCC, #3645.

The Sailor Moon figural key chain set includes Luna, Sailor Moon and Tuxed Mask which will make their debut at SDCC in advance of the blind bag series they are included in. This set is limited to 600 pieces and is priced at $25.

Monogram is also offering a Marvel figural keychain set which includes Gwenpool, Fin Fang Foom and Iron Heart. All three of these characters are making their Monogram debut in this set, which is limited to 300 pieces. This set is priced at $25.

See both of these new exclusives below.

 

Coming This Winter From Diamond Select Toys: Justice League, Spider-Man, X-Men & Thor

It’s Marvel vs. DC in this month’s Previews catalog! With a new bust, bank and Vinimates from DC, and new Minimates action figures, statues and bottle openers from Marvel, this is one that’s gonna get settled at retail! Read on to see what’s scheduled to ship in late 2017/early 2018 from Diamond Select Toys! Pre-order through your local comic shop or favorite online retailer!

Batman Beyond Bruce Wayne Resin Bust
A Diamond Select Toys Release! Time to go back to the future… the future of Gotham City! Not long from now, Gotham has transformed into a high-tech town, and a high-tech Batman has risen to fight the criminal element. Bruce Wayne is retired, but he mentors the new Batman and keeps him informed on old threats when they resurface. This approximately 6-inch resin bust of Bruce Wayne depicts him as he appears in Batman Beyond, and sits on top of a pedestal base inspired by the city’s ultra-modern architecture. Limited to only 3,000 pieces, it comes packaged in a hand-numbered, full-color box with a certificate of authenticity. Sculpted by Varner Studios! (Item # JUL172790, SRP: $59.99)

Justice League Movie Vinimates Vinyl Figures
A Diamond Select Toys Release! Complete the League with this all-new assortment of Vinimates vinyl figures based on the new Justice League feature film! Superman, Aquaman and Cyborg team up to take on the forces of evil in this new batch of figures from the highly anticipated movie. Each 4-inch vinyl figure is sculpted in a block-figure style, striking a pose straight from the movie. Each comes packaged in a full-color window box.
Superman Vinyl Figure (Item # JUL172792, SRP: $9.99)
Aquaman Vinyl Figure (Item # JUL172793, SRP: $9.99)
Cyborg Vinyl Figure (Item # JUL172794, SRP: $9.99)

Marvel Minimates X-Men vs. Brotherhood Box Set
A Diamond Select Toys Release! It’s the 15th anniversary of the Marvel Minimates line, and to celebrate, we’re going back to where it all began! This four-pack of Minimates captures two classic X-Men and two classic Evil Mutants in the 2-inch mini-figure form. A classically-styled Marvel Girl and Professor X team up to take on Quicksilver (in his green costume) and Toad – one of the first Marvel Minimates ever designed, in his first-ever release! Each Minimates mini-figure features 14 points of articulation and fully interchangeable parts, including unmasked hair for Jean Grey, a Cerebro helmet for Professor X, and alternate parts to turn Professor X into Mastermind! Packaged on a full-color blister card. (Item #JUL172800, SRP: $24.99)

Marvel Minimates Thor: Ragnarok Movie Box Set
A Diamond Select Toys release! Get ready for Ragnarok! The third Thor movie, Thor: Ragnarok, will hit theaters this fall, and DST is celebrating with a new box set of Marvel Minimates based on the film! This 4-pack includes four all-new mini-figures, including Gladiator Thor, villainess Hela, Asgardian Loki and Bruce Banner! Each 2-inch Minimates mini-figure features approximately 14 points of articulation and fully interchangeable parts and accessories. Packaged in a full-color window box. (Item # JUL172801, SRP: $24.99)

Marvel Hydra Symbol Metal Bottle Opener
A Diamond Select Toys release! Hail Hydra! Ever feel like every time you open a bottle, two more take its place? Well you’ll be able to make short of those pesky bottles with this solid metal bottle opener in the shape of a Hydra logo! With powerful magnets on the back, it will hang on your refrigerator, waiting, until it is activated to fulfill its purpose – opening bottles! Packaged in a full-color slipcase. (Item #JUL172796, SRP: $18.00)

Marvel Gallery Netflix Jessica Jones PVC Diorama
A Diamond Select Toys release! Defenders Assemble! Joining Luke Cage and Daredevil, Jessica ones is the third member of the Defenders to join the Marvel Gallery PVC Diorama line-up! Measuring approximately 11 inches tall atop a New York City-inspired diorama base, Jessica Jones wears her trademark scarf and jacket, and features the likeness of actress Krysten Ritter from the Jessica Jones Netflix TV series. She is in scale to other Marvel Gallery and Femme Fatales PVC Dioramas, and comes packaged in a full-color window box. Sculpted by Varner Studios! (Item #JUL172795, SRP: $45.00)

Marvel Premier Collection Venom Statue
A Diamond Select Toys release! Brains! Venom is back, and DST is celebrating his rebrth with this approximately 12-inch resin statue of the original symbiote! Breaking out of a glass tank, Venom is at his full power here, and is a must-have item for any Venom fan. Limited to only 3,000 pieces, it comes packaged in a full-color window box with a certificate of authenticity. Sculpted by Alejandro Pereira! (Item # JUL172797, SRP: $150.00)

Marvel Select Thor Ragnarok Movie Action Figures
A Diamond Select Toys release! They’re friends from work! Send your Marvel Select collection to the distant reaches of the galaxy with these two new 7-inch scale action figures based on the new Marvel Studios film, Thor: Ragnarok! Depicting Thor and the Hulk in their gladiator gear, each figure features 16 points of articulation and includes weapons seen in the film. Each figure comes packaged in the famous Select action figure packaging, with side panel artwork for shelf reference. Sculpted by Gentle Giant!
Gladiator Thor Figure (Item # JUL172802, SRP: $24.99)
Gladiator Hulk Figure (Item # JUL172803, SRP: $24.99)

Marvel Spider-Man Homecoming Movie Resin Busts
A Diamond Select Toys release! It’s almost time for Homecoming! The first Spider-Man film to be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is almost here, and DST is commemorating the occasion with to resin busts based on the film! One depicts Spidey in his high-tech suit, with web wings, while the other shows him in his homemade suit. Each measures approximately 6 inches tall and sits atop a pedestal inspired by New York architecture. Each comes packaged in a hand-numbered, full-color box with a certificate of authenticity. Sculpted by Gentle Giant!
Web Glider Spider-Man Bust (Item # JUL172798, SRP: $59.99)
Homemade Spider-Man Bust (Item # JUL172799, SRP: $59.99)

Superman The Animated Series Vinyl Bust Bank
A Diamond Select Toys Release! It’s a bust, it’s a bank, it’s Superman! The Man of Steel joins DST’s line of vinyl banks based on the DC Animated Universe, with this approximately 7-inch-tall portrait of Superman as he appeared in Superman: The Animated Series! With a coin slot on the back and an access door in the base, you’ll be able to save some dough even as you save the day! Packaged in a clear polybag. Sculpted by Varner Studios. (Item # JUL172791, SRP: $22.99)

Bluefin Previews Iron Studios’ Superhero & Super-Villain Battle Diorama Set at SDCC

Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Asia and more, details an exciting new series of high-detail Limited Edition products from collectibles brand, Iron Studios, with the forthcoming release of the Battle Diorama Series.

Set to be unveiled for the first time at the 2017 Comic-Con International, these Limited Edition 1/10 scale statues depict an array of beloved heroes and supervillains. Each one is hand-painted and rendered in Polystone and presented on a detailed display base and ready for battle. Combine each 10-inch statue with others in the series to create a kinetic diorama that is sure to become a centerpiece of any fans’ personal collection.

Comic-Con International is one of the nation’s largest comic book, science fiction and pop culture events, and will take place July 20th–23rd at the San Diego Convention Center, in San Diego, CA. Complete details on Comic-Con are available at: www.comic-con.org. Bluefin will be located in Booth #401

The first statues in the Iron Studios Battle Diorama series will be on prominent display at Bluefin’s booth during the Comic-Con International and will include Spider-Man, Spider-Gwen, Venom and Carnage! The first of these figures will be available via retail channels beginning in November with additional ones set for release in early 2018. Pre-orders are available now from authorized Bluefin retailers nationwide and also from a variety of leading online outlets.
Also set to be showcased for the first time at Comic-Con will be new Batman: Arkham Knight statues along with prototypes for additional upcoming Iron Studios statues based on the recent Wonder Woman movie by Warner Bros. and several Marvel-based characters.

Available in Limited Edition quantities as a 2017 Comic-Con Exclusive will be the Iron Studios 1/10 Art Scale Batman: Arkham Knight Bronze Version. This stunning 10-inch statue is available only from Bluefin for $149.99 and based on original 3D references from the action-adventure video game developed by Rocksteady Studios and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.

Founded in 2010, Iron Studios is headquartered in Brazil and specializes in a wide range of incredibly accurate and lifelike 1/10 scale products. For additional information on Iron Studios, please visit https://www.facebook.com/ironstudios and http://www.ironstudios.com.br/.

Batman: Arkham Knight
Height: Approx. 9 inches; MSRP: $109.99
Available November 2017!
Limited Edition hand-painted statue based on original 3D references from the action-adventure video game developed by Rocksteady Studios and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Spider-Man
Height: Approx. 10 inches; MSRP: $164.99
Available November 2017!
Limited Edition hand-painted statue based on the concept art of Raphael Albuquerque from Chiaroscuro Studios; includes base display.

Spider Gwen
Height: Approx. 6 inches; MSRP: $129.99
Available December 2017!
Limited Edition hand-painted statue based on the concept art of Raphael Albuquerque from Chiaroscuro Studios; includes base display.

Carnage
Height: Approx. 10 inches; MSRP: $144.99
Available January 2018!
Limited Edition hand-painted statue based on the concept art of Raphael Albuquerque from Chiaroscuro Studios; includes base display.

Venom
Height: Approx. 14 inches; MSRP: $159.99
Available January 2018!
Limited Edition hand-painted statue based on the concept art of Raphael Albuquerque from Chiaroscuro Studios; includes base display.

Gentle Giant Reveals Animated Spider-Man Statue for SDCC

Gentle Giant has revealed their latest SDCC exclusive via Marvel.com, a Spider-Man Animated Statue. This statue has caught your favorite web slinger suspended in air, mid-swing shooting his web as he makes his way through the city. 

If you are a current member of the Gentle Giant Premier Guild you can pre-order the Spider-Man Animated Statue now at GentleGiantLtd.com.  Platinum members can order Monday 7/5, Gold and Platinum on Thurs 7/6 and all tiers on 7/7. Or you can pick one up at the show.

Hasbro Prepping for Thor: Ragnarok

Spider-Man: Homecoming is right around the corner, but our friends at Hasbro are giving us a glimpse to Fall 2017 and the toys accompanying Thor: Ragnarok. In addition to the Marvel Legends figures already previewed, today Hasbro shared some details on upcoming electronic figures and role play accesories.

See below for details and pictures of things to come!

MARVEL’S THOR: RAGNAROK THOR RUMBLE STRIKE HAMMER

(Ages 5 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Fall 2017)

Wield THOR’s hammer and channel the powers of the Asgardian god of thunder! With each swing, kids can feel and hear the hammer rumble and shake to better act out their favorite THOR moments. The hammer has foam edges and lightning deco. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

MARVEL’S THOR: RAGNAROK HULK-OUT MASK

(Ages 5 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Fall 2017)

Kids can easily pretend to transform into the mighty HULK with this chin-activated mask! The mask has movable eyebrows and mouth so kids can change HULK’s expressions. The wider kids open their mouth, the angrier HULK appears! Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

MARVEL’S THOR: RAGNAROK HULK SMASH FX FISTS

(Ages 5 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $29.99/Available: Fall 2017)

HULK SMASH! Battle like the HULK with a pair of SMASH FX FISTS armed with gladiator deco. The right fist includes accelerometer technology that can detect different movements and responds with sound effects. Kids can move the right fist up and down for certain action sound effects or repeatedly smash a surface to increase the sound of Hulk’s roar. Requires 2 AA batteries, included. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

MARVEL’S THOR: RAGNAROK THOR ELECTRONIC Figure

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

Kids can imagine THOR summoning lightning with this 12-inch electronic figure that has 5 points of articulation and movie styling! With the push of a button, THOR says signature phrases and there are action sound effects. Includes 1 hammer. Requires 3 AA batteries, included. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

MARVEL’S THOR: RAGNAROK HULK GLADIATOR INTERACTIVE Figure

(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $34.99/Available: Fall 2017)

Smash into action with this 13-inch electronic HULK figure! With the push of a button, kids can hear HULK’s signature phrases and sound effects. This electronic HULK figure recognizes and interacts with the electronic THOR figure (sold separately). Includes movie-inspired gladiator deco and battle accessory. Requires 3 AA batteries, included. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

 

Lego announces SDCC exclusive Brickheadz 2-Packs

Lego has started announcing their SDCC exclusives for this year’s show – starting with a pair of Brickheadz 2-packs. Available only at SDCC are a Spider-Man with Venom Brickheadz 2-pack and a Supergirl with Martian Manhunter Brickheadz 2-pack. 

Neither pricing or details on how to score these SDCC exclusives have been shared yet.

Entertainment Earth and Bif Bang Pow! Introduce Spider-Man Push Puppet for SDCC

When classic, retro-styled toys collide with iconic, beloved Marvel characters, everyone wins! San Diego Comic-Con gets the very coolest things. The only thing cooler than actual, vintage toys are modern toys that recreate a classic retro style. That’s because not only can they capitalize on the classic aesthetic, but they can also iron out the little problems those toys had and make them perform even better. And when those classic, retro toys are made in very limited numbers, then collectors tend to get excited!

Thanks to Entertainment Earth, you can get this amazing Spider-Man Wood Push Puppet—Convention Exclusive, while supplies last. This exclusive puppet lets you control cute little Peter Parker in his Spider-Man getup! Push the hidden button on the bottom and he dances, sways flops, and pops back up! This toy is reminiscent of traditional push puppets, which you might know as Wakouwa.

Have I mentioned that his 5-inch wooden push puppet is a convention exclusive? Created from solid wood, this push puppet features vivid hand-painted artwork and a few decal elements. This is a highly limited production of only 492 pieces, available only to those who come and buy it from the Entertainment Earth booth at San Diego Comic-Con. Each one is individually numbered with a holographic sticker. Hurry down to the booth!

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 Spider-Man Push Puppet at Entertainment Earth now!

 

Funko Reveals 3rd Wave of SDCC Exclusives – Marvel Themed

Funko today shared the third wave of SDCC exclusives – all with a Marvel theme. See them below and make your wishlist for the show! If you’re not headed to SDCC, stay tuned as Funko has said that most of their exclusives will be shared with details available the week of SDCC. The latest SDCC reveals are:

  • Pop! Marvel: Gwenpool with Selfie Stick
  • Rock Candy: Gwenpool
  • Pop! Marvel: Red She-Hulk
  • Pop! Marvel: Captain America (Bucky Cap)
  • Pop! Marvel: Spider-Man Homecoming – Tony Stark (holding helmet)

Entertainment Earth Offers Spider-Man vs. Green Goblin Pin Mate Set for SDCC

If you haven’t seen the Pin Mate™ wooden collectible line from Bif Bang Pow!, it’s just going to be a matter of time before you do. They are one of the simplest and coolest ways to enjoy your favorite characters emerging onto today’s market. With the retro design and classic attitude, this is the toy for collectors who want an under spoken, unique tone to their collection.

Most recently, the Pin Mate™ line has plans to expand with its very first stackable Marvel Pin Mate diorama set, created exclusively for San Diego Comic-Con! A prize that will be sought after once the limited-edition has sold out, The Spider-Man Pin Mate Wood Glider Set with Spider-Man and Green Goblin – Convention Exclusive sets the stage for a classic scene like never before.

Spidey battles his foe, Green Goblin, who rides his wooden glider across a highly stylized wooden New York city diorama. Made to the same exacting standards of other Pin Mate figures and playsets, this exclusive set is eye-catching, dynamic, and classic. Each retro-styled figure stands 2-inches tall with highly-detailed, brightly colored, 360-degree artwork.

Spider-Man is #11 in the Marvel Pin Mate series, and Green Goblin is lucky #13. But the number you’re going to want to remember is 1,000. That’s because there are only 1,000 pieces of these individually numbered sets planned. And where do you need to go to get them? Entertainment Earth 2343 booth at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con! Available only while supplies last!

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 Spider-Man and Green Goblin Pin Mate Set at Entertainment Earth now!

(*NOTE: This item will first be sold during San Diego Comic-Con 2017 at the Entertainment Earth Booth #2343. If supplies remain after the show, pre-orders will be filled and shipped to you then, in August 2017.)

Continue to check Entertainment Earth for the latest convention exclusive news.

Previews Announced Exclusive Beast Kingdom Captain America: Civil War Figures

The battle between Steve Rogers and Tony Stark comes to comic shops as Diamond and Beast Kingdom release a new collection PREVIEWS Exclusive (PX) Captain America: Civil War Action Figures.

You’ll find five exquisitely detailed depictions of three of Marvel’s best known heroes within this new collection. Fans of Captain America will find a screen-accurate figure specially crafted based on his appearance in the film; meanwhile, fans of Iron Man can find two figures, which feature Iron Man’s newest MK46 armor and include 10 LEG light-up points within the figures’ bodies. Bring home the climactic battle between Iron Man and Captain America, immortalized in this statue recreating the famous fighting scene. Rounding out the collection, King T’Challa himself, better known as Black Panther, appears as a 6” tall figure, complete with a claw marked Captain America shield that can be paired with Captain America’s figure to recreate the airport brawl.

These PREVIEWS Exclusive items are featured in the June issue of Diamond’s PREVIEWS catalog, and are scheduled for release in late July 2017

  • CAPTAIN AMERICA CIVIL WAR EA-023 CAPTAIN AMERICA PX STATUE (JUN173041, $126.25)
  • CAPTAIN AMERICA CIVIL WAR EA-024 IRON MAN MK46 PX STATUE (JUN173042, $135.95)
  • CAPTAIN AMERICA CIVIL WAR EA-025 CAP VS IRON MAN PX STATUE (JUN173043, $248.80)
  • CAPTAIN AMERICA CIVIL WAR EAA-030 IRON MAN MK46 PX AF (JUN173044, $59.40)
  • CAPTAIN AMERICA CIVIL WAR EAA-033 BLACK PANTHER PX AF (JUN173045, $59.40)

Fans are encouraged to their local comic book specialty shop to pre-order their own Beast Kingdom Civil War figures. To find a comic shop near you and order, visit www.comicshoplocator.com.

Monogram International Announces First SDCC Exclusive – Marvel Lapel Pin Set

Monogram has announced their first SDCC exclusive for this year’s show, a collection of 5 Marvel lapel pins. This set includes a Spider-Man head, a Black Panther head, Thor’s hammer, Captain America’s shield and a pin of Marvel’s logo. This set is limited to 300 pieces with this being the debut of the Black Panther pin and the Marvel logo pin is exclusive to this set. These pins will retail for $25 and you can pick them up at booth #3645 at SDCC.

Quantum Mechanix’s Daredevil Q-Fig Diorama Available Now

Quantum Mechanix’s universe of Marvel-branded Q-Figs continues to grow with the unveiling of a new Super Hero today at noon PDT. The Marvel Daredevil Q-Fig Diorama follows April’s release of the Marvel Jessica Jones Q-Fig Diorama. The eagerly awaited Daredevil collectible can be seen on the Quantum Mechanix Inc. (QMx) website here.

Launching into action with a pair of batons in his hands, the QMx Daredevil embodies the Marvel Super Hero’s fierce determination and agility. He’s ready to take on the next villain mano a mano with his enhanced senses and ninja-like, martial arts expertise. The diorama is inspired by Marvel’s Daredevil as seen on Netflix.

The Daredevil Q-Fig Diorama measures approximately 4.5 inches tall, features hand-painted details and is priced at $14.95. It begins shipping in late June and joins the many other Marvel-branded products QMx will be releasing in 2017.

Factory Entertainment Announces SDCC Exclusive Black Panther Metal Miniature

Factory Entertainment has announced their second SDCC exlcusive for 2017 – the Black Panther Metal Miniature. From the official description:

Our Black Panther Metal Miniature™ features the protector of Wakanda himself, T’Challa, posed in a battle ready position wearing his vibranium weaved suit. This heavyweight collector grade 1:32 scale solid metal collectible features a highly-detailed finish and is spun cast in small batches and hand-painted to exacting standards, perfect for any discerning collector.

Black Panther is part of an entire Marvel Metal Miniature™ collection! Get started with the rarest piece from the set!

Limited to 500 pieces

The Black Panther Metal Miniature is priced at $40 and is available for pre-order here and will be available at SDCC, booth #2647.

Entertainment Earth Announces Second SDCC Exclusive: Deadpool Push Puppet

Entertainment Earth has announced their second SDCC exclusive for 2017, the Deadpool Push Puppet. This release takes everyone’s favorite merc with a mouth and releases him in a classic retro style. 

Crafted of solid wood, painted with vivid artwork and decals, this 5-inch scale puppet is entertaining on so many levels. Find the hidden button on the bottom of the stand and you loosen the bindings, making the wooden puppet go limp, tense, and dance as you see fit! This retro-style puppet mixes aesthetics almost as well as Deadpool himself does: it’s cute, yet it’s dangerous looking. This wisecracking anti-hero also comes with a variety of sassy sayings on his base.

Available for the first time at San Diego Comic-Con 2017, the Merc with a Mouth wooden push puppet has a limited production run of 492 pieces. Plus, as an Entertainment Earth Convention Exclusive, each limited-edition wooden push puppet is individually numbered with a holographic sticker. He’s available for non-attendee pre-order now, with orders shipping from available stock after the show. If you’re attending, you can grab him at the Entertainment Earth booth – #2343.

 

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