Way back in April Super7 announced that they unearthed the reference material for the long lost kenner ALIEN toys that were never produced. They were given authorization from 20th Century Fox to produce a full line of ALIEN toys known as Super7’s Alien Reaction Action Figures line. Each of the figures in this new “Alien Reaction” line is going to be stylized exactly as items from the “golden age” of action figures with approximately five points of articulation, accessories, and period-authentic blister card packaging.
The best news of all: Super7 Will Offer FOUR Different ALIEN ReAction Action Figure Exclusives At San Diego Comic-Con 2013!
On with the SDCC 2013 Exclusives!
SUPER7 SDCC EXCLUSIVE #1
ALIEN REACTION FIGURE “EARLY BIRD PACKAGE”
Preorders for the ALIEN ReAction Figures will begin at San Diego Comic Con….and fans who preorder a set of the five ReAction Figures at our Super7’s booth will get more than they ever expected – a full Early Bird Package containing:
An ALIEN figures display stage (including original artwork created in the style of 1970s packages), Space Club Membership Card, ALIEN photos, and a sheet of ALIEN stickers!
But the best part is this Package is FREE when you preorder your set of five figures at SDCC! The five ReAction Figures will be complete with accessories and on Blister Card packages –
* THE ALIEN (“BIG CHAP”) – with removable transparent dome, extendable jaws and glow-in-the-dark head!
* RIPLEY – with Flame Thrower
* ASH – with Motion Detector
* DALLAS – with Flame Thrower
* KANE in NOSTROMO SPACESUIT – with removable helmet and transparent visor
The Early Bird preorder for the five figures is only $100.00 in the Continental US, Rest of the world $125 (+tax) and the cost includes shipping fees! No additional postage necessary! The figures will ship between October 1~December 31, 2013, and the Early Bird Package will be handed to you on the spot at SDCC.
SUPER7 SDCC EXCLUSIVE #2
ALIEN REACTION FIGURE 2 PACK “DISCOVERED SALES SAMPLES” BIG CHAP & KANE
Super7 tracked down a retired toy sales representative who had a storage unit filled with old catalogs and toys from the 1970s, including a most amazing find: cases of “ALIEN SALES SAMPLES” designated for 1979’s Toy Fair! Each package contains two figures – the ALIEN (Big Chap) and KANE (in Nostromo Space Suit) – in unpainted “test shot” blue plastic. These samples were intended for distribution to wholesale buyers looking for the “next big space movie” product in the 3 ¾” scale. Ultimately, the line was cancelled –as shown by the large red stamp on the box and enclosed letter to the sales staff – and these samples never were taken to the trade show.
Okay, full disclaimer: These two-packs are brand new and we are joking about “discovering” them. As far as we have been able to ascertain, ALIEN figures were never displayed at any toy show or event, which made us wonder what really happened behind the scenes. Taking that curiosity further, we decided to create “the sales samples that never existed” and turn it into fun collectible…and a great way to kick off the ReAction Figure series!
Super7 will bring a limited quantity of the “Discovered Sales Samples” to San Diego Comic Con! This will be the first opportunity for collectors to own the ALIEN and KANE in ReAction Figure format – five points of articulation, extendable inner jaws, removable clear dome, removable clear space helmet. Each two-pack in “cancelled” packaging (including the sales staff letter) retails for only $40.00.
SUPER7 SDCC EXCLUSIVE #3
ALIEN REACTION FIGURE BASES
Classic 3 ¾” figures are known to have holes in the heel of the toy, and ReAction Figures will keep that tradition alive! And if there is a hole in the foot, there needs to be a peg somewhere to connect…
Super7 has created an Exclusive Base in the shape of the ALIEN ReAction Figure logo complete with said peg. These bases will fit the upcoming ALIEN ReAction Figures as well as most vintage 3 ¾” scale toys. Visit the Super7 booth, sign up for our mailing list, and you will receive a Figure Base for FREE!
SUPER7 SDCC EXCLUSIVE #4
ALIEN REACTION FIGURE CATALOG
Thirty-four years in the making! Get the lowdown on Super7′s plans for the ALIEN ReAction Figure line in our “vintage style” catalog! A limited quantity of this popular catalog have been printed for San Diego Comic Con – and these will be available for FREE! Formatted exactly like the 3 3/4” space-figure booklets of yesteryear, this 12-page catalog features brand new information and photos on all five of the ALIEN ReAction Figures. Much of the catalog text and imagery is adapted from original toy packages and sales materials from the 1979 ALIEN product line, continuing the fun, retro vibe of the ReAction Figures themselves.
They key things that you need to know about the Super7 SDCC exclusives is that you will be able to take home both the Early Bird Package and the Discovered Sales Samples from the show (they are both available ONLY at SDCC). You will not be able to pre-order any of the Super7 Comic-Con exclusives before the show, or order them at all if you are not attending San Diego Comic-Con at all. If you want to get them you are going to need to make friends with someone that is attending, or browse eBay after the show is over. However, you will be able to order the set of 5 Alien Reaction Action Figures after the show.
For more pictures of the Exclusives visit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/super7/collections/72157634200950829/
Be sure to check out all of the revealed San Diego Comic-Con Exclusives on our handy SDCC 2013 Exclusives list!