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SDCC Gets Star Wars Holographic Darth Vader - That's 20-Inches Tall

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, June 18, 2015

It's wordy, and only available on the Comic-Con International show floor.  The Star Wars Darth Vader Hologram Limited Edition 20-Inch Action Figure has electronic lights in the box and is basically the same size as the projection on General Veers' AT-AT's dashboard.   It will be $59.99 and limited to the show floor - no online sales are being made so if you want one, you're going to need to start driving to San Diego or bribing your friends who are going to the show. It will be sold at booth #2343 via Entertainment Earth.

More SDCC Funko Star Wars Exclusives - Chrome C-3PO, Hikari 501st Clone Trooper

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Funko updated their blog with San Diego Comic-Con Exclusives: Wave Five!  Two Star Wars items appear: Pop! Star Wars: Chrome C-3PO Gold and Hikari: Star Wars - 501st Clone Trooper.

Click here to see them, a new Jaws ReAction figure set, and some more goodies.

Entertainment Weekly Debuts Comic-Con Stormtrooper Exclusives

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, June 11, 2015

EW, girl, EW.   Over at Entertainment Weekly, you can read the descriptively titled article Check out an exclusive look at the first toys from Star Wars: The Force Awakens.  It gives you a look at the $25 Black Series debut Stormtrooper as well as Mattel's Hot Wheels car and a LEGO buildable figure.

Funko Gets SDCC Exclusive Star Wars Boba Fett Hikari

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Funko does a lot of exclusives for Comic-Con.  I mean, tons - back before the Pop! Vinyl days, they loaded their booth with pop art-inspired and metallic repaints of gorgeous bobble heads.  Now they've got other brands, and they do an obscene variety of exclusives like Hikari Vinyl Figures Infrared Boba Fett.  There are 1,000, it'll probably be around $80, and best of luck to you all.

Star Wars Hot Wheels SDCC Darth Vader Goes On Sale Thursday

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, November 12, 2014

If you missed it - and you probably did - HotWheelsCollectors.com will put the Hot Wheels Star Wars Darth Vader Vehicle up at 9:00 AM Pacific for $39.99, plus a few other items.  This is similar to the one for $3.49 at Target, Toys R Us, and Walmart but has slightly different deco and swell packaging based on the lightsaber hilt from the movies along with electronic lights and sounds.  Click here for the full story.

SDCC 2014: Gentle Giant Exclusives Now Online

By Mike — Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Gentle Giant is now offering some of their Comic-Con 2014 Convention exclusives online, including their Jek Porkins Minibust and Jumbo Vinttage AT-AT Driver. Quantities are limited so don't hesitate to place your order! Click here to shop.

SDCC 2014: Lucasfilm Pavilion Image Bank

By Mike — Sunday, August 3, 2014

The Lucasfilm Pavilion was a plethora of activity as usual at Comic-Con, and while Disney-Lucas is reportedly planning on "thinning the herd" for their licensors, that doesn't appear to be the case yet. The focal point was on Disney XD's soon to be televised Star Wars Rebels series. Traditional exhibitors such as Her Universe, eFX, and Hallmark showed their latest and greatest. The Yoda puppet replica from eFX looks amazingly accurate and Hallmark, as usual, sells out of their convention exclusives, but gave a sneak peek of this year's Keepsake collectibles. New licensors such as Peavey with their awesome new Star Wars  guitars, Vans, and Jakks with their jumbo plastic figures also were present.

SDCC 2014: Hot Wheels Image Bank

By Mike — Sunday, August 3, 2014
Collectors wishing for a return of Micromachines or Titanium were able to have their wishes granted from another source. Mattel's new Hot Wheels license looks to be stellar and certain to be a hit later this Fall. The collection also includes some nifty playsets as well as a Target store exclusive you should be looking out for.

SDCC 2014: Sideshow Image Bank

By Mike — Saturday, August 2, 2014

With Hot Toys' announcement of their new 1/6 and 1/4 scale license, it will be interesting to see what direction in both product and quality Sideshow will be pursuing. They certainly make a strong case by continuing a formidable representation of Sixth Scale figures like the upcoming Sixth Scale X-Wing Luke and Arc Trooper. The new Premium Format Boba Fett also looks fantastic with its more action oriented stature as opposed to the version released a few years earlier. 

SDCC14: Hasbro Official Images

By Mike — Saturday, July 26, 2014

Hasbro provides us with official photos of their 2015 reveals from yesterday's panel. Click here to check them out!

 

SDCC14: Hasbro Panel and 2015 Reveals

By Mike — Saturday, July 26, 2014

We have uploaded photos from Hasbro's Booth post panel with the exciting new 2015 reveals. While we experienced somewhat of a lull in 2014, Star Wars Rebels and this little flick coming out later in 2015 promises an avalanche of product next year. But in the meantime, Hasbro wows our attention and hits us with amazing new figures for The Black Series, Star Wars Rebels, and Saga Legends. Click here to view all the photos in our Image Bank!

SDCC14: LEGO Unveils More Than 20 Exciting Reveals at Comic-Con

By Mike — Thursday, July 24, 2014
LEGO Systems, Inc. today unveiled details of everything that contributes to its largest San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) presence ever. The LEGO® booth will welcome show attendees with life-sized LEGO models, sneak peeks of 2015 LEGO building sets, photo-opps and content demos. Additionally, fans will have a chance to win limited edition minifigures each day and exclusive SDCC LEGO sets will be sold in the company's booth shop. The family-friendly booth will feature thousands of LEGO bricks for attendees to build and take home their own brick-based heroes. The LEGO excitement can be found at booth #2829 of the San Diego Convention Center, July 24-27.

SDCC14: Hasbro Preview Night Image Bank

By Mike — Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Another SDCC Preview Night has come and gone and the attendance felt like a Saturday as crowd traffic was shoulder to shoulder and the Hasbro-nites (as well as resellers) flooded HasbroToyShop's booth with fervor and frustration. This being my 15th straight Comic-Con, long lines waiting for hyped exclusives are no longer as appealing. The time was better spent shooting photos of Hasbro's booth, and while the majority of it was already previewed at Toy Fair, there were a couple of reveals including a closer look at the SDCC exclusive Jabba, the Walgreen Prototype Fett, Target's pair of Star Wars Rebels vehicles, and a few from ToysRUs and Walmart.

SDCC14: Early Pics! Early Pics!

By Mike — Wednesday, July 23, 2014

We've posted a slew of early photos from Hasbro's booth, including their huge Star Wars Command diorama and store exclusives. Also some shots of Gentle Giant's awesome reveal which will make fans of Vintage Kenner and notorious bounty hunters quite happy. Check out all the photos in our Facebook page here and keep checking for additional photos and coverage throughout the day!

 

 

SDCC14: GH Coverage Begins Today

By Mike — Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Galactic Hunter's coverage of Comic-Con International in San Diego begins this afternoon. Be sure to check our Facebook and Twitter feeds for instant updates and look for a Hasbro Preview Night photos and report later this evening. The annual pop culture extravaganza is about to commence! Join us for the fun, the exclusives, and hopefully some Episode 7 news!