Toy News Roundup: ‘SDCC Exclusives’, ‘Hot Toys’, ‘TMNT 2014’ and a Very Epic Star Wars Piece
Today is Sunday and it’s time for another SDCC filled edition of the Toy News Roundup. Here we round-up all of the most important toy news of the week from our site, and also link you to any toy news that we didn’t cover. Let’s see what the big toy news was this week, shall we?
TOYS R US SDCC EXCLUSIVES
TRU usually brings some pretty good SDCC exclusives to San Diego Comic-Con, and this year is no different. They announced what they are bringing this week, and if you like Power Rangers, TMNT, Star Wars Black Series, G.I. Joe, Maleficent, or My Little Pony – you need to check this out.
TITAN MERCHANDISE DOCTOR WHO SDCC EXCLUSIVES
Titan Merch has announced their Doctor Who themed exclusives for this year’s show. They are bringing the biggest Titan figure that they have ever created, and a whole lot more.
MONOGRAM INTERNATIONAL DC RESIN PAPERWEIGHT SET FOR SDCC
Monogram International has revealed their 5th exclusive for this year’s show. They are bringing a set of 4 DC Comics Resin Paperweights, but seriously, who still uses paperweights?
HOT TOYS SILVER CENTURION FINAL PRODUCT
Long time Iron Man fans have been drooling over the Hot Toys Silver Centurion final product images this week. This figure has an exclusive and normal version, so it might be worth buying from Sideshow Collectibles this time around.
BEHOLD THE ALIEN QUEEN!
Alien fans have been waiting quite a long time for the big reveal of NECA’s massive Alien Queen action figure. It’s so awesome that NECA has dubbed it an “ultra deluxe boxed figure”. It’s really something epic.
86 HERO’S HYBRID METAL FIGURATION FIGURES
86 Hero, a relatively new Japanese toy company has put up pre-orders for new licensed figures that they are calling Hybrid Metal Figuration Figures. They have some pretty big licenses like Marvel, DC Comics, Star Wars, and Disney.
KING HULK PREMIUM FORMAT FIGURE
Sideshow has already kicked off their SDCC reveals and their fist one was pretty big – A King Hulk Premium Format Figure. He’s available for pre-order now and he’s exclusive to Sideshow Collectibles’ website.
JEM COMES TO SDCC AGAIN
Hasbro has announced that they are going to be bringing Jem back to SDCC this year with a Rockin’ Romance Jem Doll. It is going to be priced at $140 and will be available in booth #3329 (HasbroToyShop).
MY LITTLE PONY SDCC EXCLUSIVES
My Little Pony isn’t just getting one San Diego Comic-Con exclusive this year, but two! First there is a Mane-Iac Mayhem Pony that is going to be priced at $50. Then there is also going to be an Equestria Girls Mane-Iac Mayhem Doll, priced to sell at $29.99.
STAR WARS BLACK SERIES WELCOMES PROTOTYPE BOBA FETT
I’m not quite sure how Walgreens has been able to pull off so many exclusives as of late, but they have done it again with a 6-inch Star Wars Black Series Prototype Boba Fett! He’s going to be available this Fall, with pre-orders to be taken at SDCC.
24-INCH GLOW-IN-THE-DARK JUMBO ALIEN FIGURE COMES TO SDCC
Remember the 18-inch Kenner Alien action figure? Well, Gentle Giant has taken that figure and made him bigger and glow-in-the-dark for this years San Diego Comic-Con. He’s available for pre-order now if you are a Premier Guild Member.
HOT TOYS TOY FAIRS EXCLUSIVES (AKA. SDCC EXCLUSIVES)
Hot Toys has announced their summer exclusives for 2014. They are going to have a Bank Robber Joker 2.0 sixth scale figure, an Ancient Predator sixth scale figure, and the Python Iron Man sixth scale figure. Prices haven’t been announced yet, but Sideshow Collectibles is going to be the place to buy them.
MORE FUNKO SDCC EXCLUSIVES
Funko has announced another batch of SDCC exclusives this week, revealing Pop! vinyl figures from Pulp Fiction, Adventure Time, and Despicable Me 2.
MIKE TYSON RETRO DOLL FOR SDCC
Entertainment Earth has announced that they are going to be bringing an exclusive Mike Tyson retro-figure to SDCC this year. It’s the first ever action figure created for the Mike Tyson Mysteries show.
RICK GRIMES RESIN STATUE COMING FROM MCFARLANE
The Walking Dead just can’t come soon enough. To help tie you over until it comes back this Fall, McFarlane has announced an epic Rick Grimes statue. It’s based on the comics and is available for purchase now.
SUPER7 BRINGS MORE REACTION TO SDCC
ReAction figure lovers are going to want to check out what Super7 is bringing to the Con this year. They have several Alien ReAction items, and even some Vinyl Figure. Oh year, and a Gimp in a Box.
DARK HORSE COMICS SDCC EXCLUSIVES
Dark Horse Comics has announced some of what they are going to be bringing to San Diego Comic-Con this year. They have product from Hellboy, Star Wars, Mass Effect and more. Their Game of Thrones items should be revealed next week.
SDCC EXCLUSIVE MCQUARRIE CONCEPT LUKE SKYWALKER MINI-BUST
Are you a fan of the McQuarrie Concept art for the Star Wars films? If you are, you are definitely going to want to check out Gentle Giant’s SDCC Exclusive McQuarrie Concept Luke Skywalker Mini-Bust.
MORE TMNT HIKARI SOFUBI FIGURES FROM FUNKO
For Hikari Friday this past week, Funko revealed 2 more TMNT figures. The Clear Donatello and Clear Michelangelo Hikari figures are limited to 3,000 pieces and are currently available for pre-order.
DARTH VADER LIFE-SIZE FIGURE
Sideshow Collectibles already has a pretty impressive collection of Life-Size figures, but the force is strong with their latest reveal of the Darth Vader Life-Size figure. He stands over 7 feet tall and will cost you a considerable chunk of change.
TMNT 2014 MOVIE BASIC ACTION FIGURE REVIEWS
It’s been awhile since we have done an action figure review here, so this week we took on 8 of Playmates Toys TMNT 2014 Movie action figures. They are great figures and you can read all about them here.
HORROR CLASSICS JOIN FUNKO’S REACTION LINE
Horror movies can be pretty scary, but if you take the characters and make them into ReAction figures, they become cute. Though, Funko’s new Horror ReAction series is still going to be in demand by horror collectors and ReAction collectors alike.
SDCC AHAB PREDATOR ALL PACKED UP
NECA has released an image of their SDCC Exclusive Ahab Predator in his packaging. Stay tuned to NECA’s social media channels to pre-order this new figure.