Here's a link to a .PDF version of Hasbro's collector panel presentation. (It's a large download.) Also, here are just a mere few of the "Best-In-Show" highlights. (The real Best-In-Show or Beast-In-Show, Jabba-The-Hutt, was curiously missing from the panel despite being on actual display.) He's just that large and in-charge. (It's probably Oola's fault!) On with the show! (Beware of large downloads!)
Hasbro is giving away a Vintage Collection Boba Fett proof card today at their Comic-Con booth with Han Solo in his Echo Base outfit the card to be given out Sunday. These have been quite popular at the Con, and in terms of packaging art, is quite suitable for framing. An awesome way to kick off the "what's old is new again" Vintage Collection! For those who couldn't make it to the Con, look for a contest giveaway coming up soon!
The proof card of the day at the Hasbro Comic-Con booth is Bespin Luke. Two more cards remaining and we've been told they will be Boba Fett and Han Solo. Hasbro's on point with these awesome mock proof cards and here's hoping they return for Celebration V!
Hasbro Q&A panel today at the Con. Here are a few blaster points YOU NEED TO KNOW!
Hey kids, it's Bail Organa! This 2008 version was not hugely popular and may be available at a store near you for under five bucks. I should note, he has a pretty pimpin' gown going on there, I think, or maybe it's just a space robe. Should you get him? Read on!
As if all of the crazy Comic-Con coverage EVERYWHERE isn't exciting enough, Diorama Maestro Frank "NiubNiub" D'Iorio has uploaded the THIRD Sneak Peek Celebration V Tutorial! It's a Padawan Level one-hour construction of the "3 Archway Wall". Basically it's a facade for the "U" and "L" Style Hallways. However, at the end of the video we actually start to see just how all of these fan-made pieces are going to fit together! Take notes!
As if you need anymore reason to do frequent passes at the Hasbro Comic-Con booth. You now have two more. Big H is giving away a free action figure poster based on the ESB movie poster AND mock vintage proof cards featuring the ESB Darth Vader. Heck, it even has the Kenner logo! We've been told that different cards may be handed out each day, so if you're at the Con, you cannot miss out on this nifty nostalgic collectible!
UGO.com has gone toy-crazy, teaming up with Hasbro at San Diego Comic-Con 2010 to give away tons of Comic-Con exclusives. Today they're giving away FIVE San Diego Comic-Con 2010 Exclusive Galactus action figures from Hasbro's Marvel Universe toy line.
She's dark! She's a woman! She's the Dark Woman, who first showed up at Comic-Con nearly three years ago this week! With grey hair, a purple lightsaber, and not a lot of personality to speak of, you might wonder if you shoud buy her if you see her covered in dust at Kmart. Read on!
Preview night was the normal bustle of critical mass as attendees try to cover the Comic-Con floor, check out the latest and greatest, and buy their exclusives all in the span of 2 1/2 hours. Hasbro once again gives a good showcase centered around a huge and masterfully done Hoth diorama, complete with key scenes from Echo Base and a spectacular recreation of the battle of Hoth. Link to Comic-Con Image Bank
Going on sale basically right now is this Comic-Con exclusive Visionaries Darth Maul! It's super-articulated, has a crown of horns, a lightsaber with removable blades, and incredible hip articulation. It also has particularly lavish packaging, particularly when you compare it against similarly priced comic packs. Should you snag it when it goes on sale? Read on!
If you haven't heard, there's this little shindig in a lush seaside town featuring a mass convergence of fans of the pop culture over the next 5 days. Galactic Hunter will be there with new armor, new paint, and we hope a better engine beginning this evening for Preview Night.
eBay seller Tunghori strikes again with another first-look, this time an animated Senate Commando figure named Captain Jayfon. He's blue, has a cool helmet, and will probably be officially announced in the next 72 hours. Unpackaged samples are selling for $6.99 if waiting is not your bag. Check it out.