One of the most exciting exclusives Hasbro is bringing to Comic Con is the GI Joe Kim Arashikage figure, marking the return of the Joe team’s resident lady ninja to the 25th/ Modern era. With an incredible new sculpt, great accessories and a classic look, I don’t think Jinx could have turned out any better.
There’s nothing quite like a sweeping, dramatic orchestral piece to send shivers down your spine. The music of the Final Fantasy games has always been regarded as some of the highest caliber in the industry, even when it relied on 8-bit sounds and relatively simple melodies. Theatrhythm serves as a “Greatest Hits” compilation for every numbered Final Fantasy game of the last 25 years, wrapped up in totally addictive gameplay with tons of polish.
Since their debut at Toy Fair in February, I’ve been highly anticipating the release of Playmates’ new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles line. Based on Nickelodean’s upcoming CGI-animated reboot of the television series, the titular characters sport fresh new sculpts that pull elements from both the original Mirage comic series as well as the classic animated series, but with some creative new twists. Unfortunately, while all four turtles look and feel incredible, the supporting cast received a rather below-average treatment, hurting the line as a whole.
Toys R Us has ten exclusives which will make their debut at Comic Con next week. With some big company tie-ins, previews of some exciting new toy lines, and even the first, ever Joss Whedon figure the TRU booth should definitely be on your shopping list.
It looks like the cosmic cat is out of the bag– Latino Review is reporting Marvel Studios will announce Guardians of the Galaxy as their next big movie at Comic Con. Guardians is expected to be released in 2014, and will tie in directly to The Avengers 2. But who will the Guardians be? Here’s our best guesses…
Entertainment Earth has a full lineup of Comic Con exclusive items, but that’s not all– the pop culture kings will also be hosting exclusive meet and greets and signings at their booth, including creators of the Venture Bros, Adventure Time, filmmaker Morgan Spurlock, Richard Kiel (“Jaws” from the James Bond series!), and Dirk Benedict and Richard Hatch of Battlestar Galactica fame. Read on for all the details on EE’s exclsuives and their celebrity signing schedule.