I figured I should let you know “officially” that Mattel’s 2013 Subscription services are open for sale, but only until August 6th. That gives you just about two weeks to decide if you’re in for another year of Masters of the Universe or Club Infinite Earths… or Matty’s new Watchmen series.
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The energy was high at the Mattypallooza panel this year, with all-new reveals, surprises, and even a new subcription series! There was a lot of chatter going into the event. The Create-a-Character winner was accidentally revealed on the Mattycollector website, deflating an otherwise impressive showing. Also in question was the status of properties like Voltron and Ghostbusters, and the advent of the new property. Scott and co. did their best to keep the energy high, and the panel gave fans a lot to talk about. Continue reading “SDCC 2012- Mattypallooza” »
DC Comics is stepping up their game and expanding into the 3.75 in scale of figures, and while fans thought there were only two figures to start, it turns out there’s a whole Corp on deck. Continue reading “SDCC 2012- DC Collectibles Preview Party” »
During Preview night the Mattel cases had a lot of empty space, full of small signs telling fans to come to the panels to find out what will fill the cases through the rest of the convention. There were however some fun surprises in store on the floor. Continue reading “SDCC 2012- Mattel” »
At preview night Hasbro showed off some of the best dioramas on the show floor. There was a few new items in the cases with a few mysterious customs thrown in the mix as well. Continue reading “SDCC 2012- Hasbro” »
DC Collectibles revealed their SDCC exclusive Green Lantern two-pack, featuring the debut of the 3.75″ DC Universe, and the promise of more figures to be shown at Comic Con.
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Playmates new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toy line officially hits stores a few weeks after Comic Con, and to hype the release, Playmates has an exclusive TMNT figure in tap for the Con.
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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.
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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.
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We may be gearing up for Comic Con next week, but that doesn’t slow down the latest round of answers from Mattel, and this week brings some interesting info as we get ready for the Valhallah of geek-dom… This round we find out what the box art will look like for the DC Universe All-Stars, some new features for the C-N-C Batsignal, a new DKR exclusive to be on the lookout for, and the chances we’ll see a Bravestarr reboot– read on for all the answers…
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