Equipment: At San Diego Comic Con Hasbro Unveils Newest Toys in the Star Wars Line

Some people wait all year for the Super Bowl, the World Series, the Stanley Cup or even Wimbledon but for geeks it is San Diego Comic Con. The largest Pop Culture gathering in the world, the convention in San Diego is like the holy land for nerds. The importance of this con is simple it is the release of information. San Diego is where new movie trailers are released, stars come to talk about upcoming projects and toy companies reveal what is yet to come. Seriously, you would think that these toy reveals would be at the International Toy Fair in February…you would think that but you would be wrong. I do understand the need to break up the announcements so you don’t give away everything at once. Continue reading

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Equipment: Marvel Select Gladiator Thor from Thor: Ragnarok Figure

Diamond Select produces some incredible figures. Not all of them are perfect but in my opinion they produce more hits than misses. There are several factors that go into how I formulate a review including both poseability and sculpt and Diamond does a fine job on both sides. Speaking of Diamond Select I really wanted to see what the Thor from Thor: Ragnarök from their Marvel Select line was like and what I found was a near perfect action figure. Continue reading

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E.V.A.: A List of Panels and Presentations with our Friends at IDW at SDCC including a Panel with the Cast of Wynonna Earp

Once again making a splash at Comic-Con, IDW Publishing today announces the company’s action-packed signing schedule, featuring exclusive appearances with such fan-favorite talent as Berkeley Breathed, Kevin Eastman, Mike Mignola, Bobby Moynihan, Lynn Johnston, Nate Powell, the full cast of Wynonna Earp, and so many, many more! Check out our complete list below! Continue reading

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Hard Copy: The Art of Solo: A Star Wars Story

I think my fascination with production art and designs goes back to when I saw Ralph McQuarrie’s art for the first Star Wars movie. Here we are many, many years later and I am still enthralled by art books. Some of the things I love to see is the concept art for ships and weapons. This is why the newest Star Wars art book, The Art of Solo: A Star Wars Story is my new favorite art book. Continue reading

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Equipment: DC Collectibles Announces SDCC 2018 Exclusive Figures…Batman Fans Get Ready to Spend Money!

With San Diego Comic-Con 2018 right around the corner, DC Collectibles is ready to dazzle the show floor with three Comic-Con exclusive Batman designer vinyl figures from their cutting-edge DC Artists Alley line. Illustrator Chris Uminga’s unique take on DC’s iconic Dark Knight is transformed into three variant editions: Blue and Gray, Flashpoint, and Matte Black and Gold. Each figure will be available for purchase exclusively during San Diego Comic-Con at the Entertainment Earth booth (#2343). Continue reading

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Equipment: First Look at Hasbro’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Toy Line

Coming this Christmas from Sony is the highly anticipated, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. This animated adventure introduces us to Miles Morales, the other Spider-Man. The story spans alternate realities with various spider powered individuals joining forces to stop a threat that will affect all existence. The movie stars the voices of Jake Johnson, Hailee Steinfeild, Shameik Moore and Nicholas Cage.

Here is a first look at the amazing (see what I did there) toys coming out from Hasbro for the movie! Continue reading

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Equipment: Mezco Toys Announces Pre-Orders Open for the One: 12 Collection Hela from Thor: Ragnarok

In Marvel Studio’s Thor: Ragnarok, Hela is released from prison following Odin’s death. Planning to rule Asgard and create an empire, the Goddess of Death must first face off against her young brother, Thor, and his team known as ‘The Revengers’.

The One:12 Collective Ragnarok Hela figure captures the malicious intent of the former Asgardian executioner. Presented in a film-accurate fitted suit with metallic accents and chest plate armor, Hela comes equipped with two Necroswords – made from obsidian and used to decimate the Einjerjar, the elite warriors of Asgard. Continue reading

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Equipment: Hasbro Announces Marvel Legends Red Skull figure with Glowing Tesseract as a Comic Con Exclusive

When Iron Man premiered in 2008, he ushered in the age of heroes. Now Marvel is celebrating 10 years of superhero movies and there is no sign of the MCU slowing down. It hasn’t been just Marvel movies but 10 years of superhero collectibles. So whether you keep stuff “mint in box” or you actually play with your toys there is always something cool out there to collect.

A perfect example of something cool to collect, this year at San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) Hasbro is releasing a convention exclusive Red Skull action figure with Glowing Tesseract.   Continue reading

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Equipment: DST Brings Marvel Gallery PVCs, DC Vinimates and More to SDCC 2018!

Comic-Con International is approaching, and from July 19-22 Diamond Select Toys will be in San Diego, showing off their upcoming products and of course offering exclusive items! With three new Marvel Gallery PVC dioramas, one new DC Vinimates vinyl figure box set, one limited-edition DC Statue and a limited-edition Star Trek ship, there’s something for everyone at the DST booth! Read on for details!

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Equipment: New from Mezco The One:12 Collective Punisher: Special Ops Edition Availabe only at SDCC (Pre-Orders are Sold Out!)

The One:12 Collective Punisher: Special Ops Edition includes three head portraits, two encompassing the intensity of Frank Castle’s character and one all-new armored skull mask. He comes outfitted in an aramid fiber suit with ballistic plated protection and his classic skull insignia. The Punisher wears a duty belt with a knife sheath and comes well equipped with an impressive arsenal. A duffle bag with a functional zipper is included for weapon storage. Continue reading

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