While minibusts and statues remain the core of Gentle Giant's offerings, their Jumbo Kenner Vintage Figure assortment grows in popularity as well as selection and a new entry in their statue collection based on a certain tattooed Sith Lord's appearance in the Clone Wars series is the star of the show.
Hasbro didn't reveal much during Preview Night that we already haven't covered at Toy Fair, but there are a couple of new Movie Heroes figures, one being a refangled VOTC Boba Fett. There are lots and lots of Fighter Pods and their HasbroToyShop exclusives were so HUGE this year that people brought handcarts to haul that SHIELD Helicarrier, which along with the Carbonite Chamber set, probably won't last through Sunday if past big sized exclusives like the Death Star and Galactus are any indication.
Our cartel connections payed off and we were able to take some early photos from the floor of the Hasbro, Sideshow, and Diamond Select booths.
There's this small gathering in a quaint, classy, Southern Californian village where people garbed in the latest cutting trend crime fighting, galaxy destroying fashion statements congregate to celebrate all things plastic, pulp, and pop. Galactic Hunter is here to cover the show beginning this evening (or earlier if our ninja skills and cartel connections pull through) and bring you all the latest and greatest from Hasbro, Gentle Giant, Kotobukiya, Sideshow and more! It's Comic-Con time! We're here hydrated and deodorized and hopefully you are too...especially deodorized.
It's that time again! LEGO is getting ready for Comic-Con, and they sent along some announcements of what they'll be bringing along... like a Rancor Pit. The full press release is after the jump.
Hasbro released their Comic-Con plans today with some information on what's in store in terms of panels, giveaways, and autograph sessions.
Super7 announces three new Star Wars inspired t-shirts that will make their debut at San Diego Comic-Con this week. The ingeniously designed shirts feature a retro Atari Asteroids arcade game, Wookiee Sighting based on the famous Patterson Bigfoot photo, and an MC Escher inspired Death Star Relativity.
Sideshow is now taking orders for the SDCC Exclusive Clone Commander Fox. This fully articulated body comes with 13 interchangeable hands and a detailed fabric body suit.
Mimoco, makers of the MIMOBOT® line of designer USB flash drives and MIMOMICRO™ card readers, is announcing the release of Star Wars MIMOBOT Series 8 featuring iconic characters from Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. The eighth series in the Star Wars MIMOBOT collection includes Jabba the Hutt, Slave Leia, Jedi Luke, Admiral Ackbar, and Biker Scout - a joint 2012 San Diego Comic-Con and Star Wars Celebration VI exclusive - all sporting classic stylized MIMOBOT designs.
Most have figured out the secret last week, but Sideshow has completed the "puzzle" for their Comic-Con exclusive Sixth Scale Commander Fox. Fox will be available for order through Sideshow on July 2nd while the Sixth Scale Bith Band exclusive on July 4th.
Yodas News has posted up an unboxing and review of the new Comic-Con exclusive Blue Snaggletooth! There's even a reveal on the Kenner Jumbo figure exclusive for Star Wars Celebration V!! Check out the video ahead!
Sideshow reveals (at least in full) their first of two Star Wars exclusives for San Diego Comic-Con: A Sixth Scale figure set of Tech Mo'r and Doikk Na'ts of the famous Bith Band!
He comes legit with silver boots and all and is sure to be one of the hottest collectibles at Comic-Con. Gentle Giant announces their third show exclusive to be the Jumbo Blue Snaggletooth!
Hasbro has released additional information and copy for the Comic-Con exclusive Vintage Special Edition Carbonite Chamber Collector's Pack along with a price of $69.99 each.