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Review: Berserk – Vol. 37

Writer: Kentaro Miura
Artist: Kentaro Miura
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

One of my many joys in life are watching and reading anime manga, there are a ton of manga’s I find enjoyable such as One Piece, Magi and Shingeki no Kyojin, But my favorite is Kentaro Miura’s Berserk.

Guts the Black Swordsman have again donned the accursed Berserker armor to battle the titanic Sea God—from the inside! To slay the creature, its heart must be pierced, but even if he can manage this impossible task deep within the leviathan, how will Guts get back out? Continue reading

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SDCC 2013 – Gallery Wrap-up [Raw]

Over the past week we have worked to present you with images that captured a slice of life at Comic-Con International: San Diego (SDCC) and in their 40th year of expanding and extending opportunities for the development and awareness of comics and popular culture, they did not disappoint.  From Preview Night to Kids Day, attendees, professionals, exhibitors and staff brought us rich cosplay, mingling stars, sneak peeks, how-to panels, inspired art, toys, awards and of course comics.  Below are some final images that continue to reflect the community, evolution and intensity that only SDCC generates.  Who knows, they just might  inspire you to attend and participate.  If so, you might just find yourself in our 2014 SDCC gallery.

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AM2 Con announces 2013 dates and new pricing

AM2 has been fighting hard over the past 2 years to establish itself as a mass culture event for Anime and J-Music fans across the US. Given the growing success of the show in that span it’s good to see them return for a third time. The convention will jump to August 23-25 at the Anaheim Convention Center just after the major convention season passes through.

Attendees for the 2013 show will need to observe the new price changes.

  • General admission (replacing free entry) – exhibition hall, festivals, panels, workshops and gaming
    • $5 for a single day (pre-order)
    • $10 for all three days (pre-order)
  • Passport admission – All access including passport only events, also front of line preference
    • $20 for a single day (2012 pre-order price)
    • $25 for two days (2012 pre-order price)
    • $35 for three days (2012 pre-order price)

Pricing will increase as the show closes in. Once 2013 hits expect to see these rising $5 at a time until the con arrives in which case it’ll be $20 higher to register at the show for the 2 and 3 day passes and $15 higher for single day passes.

Our advice? Figure out what you really want to do at the show and register as soon as you can, otherwise you’ll find yourself paying a lot more for the hesitation as the months push on.

Register now: AM2 Convention 2013

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VIZ Manga begins their End of Summer Sale

Everyone seems to be in the middle of a summer sale right now, today VIZ Manga has announced their End of Summer digital manga sale. From now through August 20th the company will blow out digital releases for up to 20% off on all volumes available through the digital platform including titles listed through VIZManga.com and the VIZ Manga app.

What does all this madness mean!?!? – Over 80 different series just went on sale for up to 20% off and many of them average about 4.99 before the discount. So you can get caught up on BLEACH, Blue Exorcist, Honey and Clover and more.

For those who haven’t heard, Volume 8 of Blue Exorcist is also in the sale and this digital version is ready 3 months ahead of the print debut. Snatch it up for your collection right now if you wish.

Link: VIZ Manga super sale of the Summer!

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FUNimation Entertainment Announces Multiple Acquisitions at Otakon

FUNimation Entertainment announced today at Otakon that it has acquired the streaming, broadcast, home entertainment, video on demand and pay-per-view and DTO/DTR rights to the complete anime OAV series, Tenchi Muyo! War on Geminar. This spin-off series takes place roughly 15 years after the events in Tenchi Muyo! GXP. From the animation studio (AIC SPIRITS) that brought you Ga-Rei Zero and Tokko and the director of Baki the Grappler (Koji Yoshikawa) FUNimation is pleased to announce the acquisition of streaming, home entertainment, theatrical and merchandise rights to the complete Tenchi Muyo! franchise.

Synopsis: Kenshi – half-brother of intergalactic hero Tenchi Masaki – has been summoned to the mysterious world of Geminar, and his only hope of returning to Earth is piloting a bio-mechanical weapon in a shocking assassination attempt! When the mission fails and Kenshi is captured, he discovers he’s been lied to by the very culprits who transported him to this strange new world. Luckily, Princess Lashara kindly welcomes Kenshi and invites him to live amongst her followers. Now, caught up in a political whirlwind – and hotly pursued by Geminar’s female population – Kenshi must find a way to get home while civil war erupts all around him!

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In addition, FUNimation has acquired the streaming, home entertainment, and digital rights to the complete anime series Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine.

Series Synopsis: What happened when Lupin III met Fujiko Mine for the first time? Find out in the first new chapter of the Lupin III franchise in 25 years!

More information may be found at: http://www.funimation.com/lupin-the-third-fujiko-mine

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Maken-Ki! Battling Venus – The series is directed by Koichi Ohata, best known for directing Ikki Tousen: Great Guardians and MD Geist.

Series synopsis: Based on the manga series by Takeda Hiromitsu, this romantic comedy is about Ohyama Takeru, a typical perverted teenage boy. His new school doesn’t require entrance exams, and it just turned co-ed! Unfortunately, his dreams of a happy high school life are dashed when he finds out the school is much more than it seems. All of the students wield a special item – a Maken – to unleash their magical abilities in duels! Can Takeru find a Maken that works for him? Even while trying to fit in at a new school and dealing with all kinds of girl problems?

Additional information may be found at: www.funimation.com/maken-ki-battling-venus

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Sankarea- The series is directed by Shinichi Omata, best known for his work in Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica and Arakawa Under the Bridge.

 Series synopsis: Furuya’s not interested in the living, he’s got zombies on the brain! When Furuya’s cat dies, he decides he’s going to try and bring it back to life. In the process, he stumbles across a girl who is involved in an accident and turns into a real zombie! What’s Furuya going to do now that the thing he loves the most is right in front of his eyes?

Additional information may be found at: http://www.funimation.com/sankarea

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Space Battleship Yamato Resurrection

Synopsis: A crisis is approaching Earth with the expansion of a moving black hole, in the year 2220. A plan is devised to move over 300-million people from Earth. When the latest transportation fleet is attacked, Space Battleship Yamato comes to its defense, the ship is now commanded by Susumu Kodai, also aboard is daughter Miyuki, child of Susumu and Yuki.

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Fairy Tail Season 2- 24 New Fairy Tail Episodes – We’ll follow the continuing adventures of our favorite Fairy Tail Guild members: Lucy, Natsu, Erza, Gray and Happy as they take on new jobs, make new friends, go against incredible adversaries and solve big mysteries all in the Kingdom of Fiore.

Fairy Tail – The Movie- – We’ll be introduced to a new female character that carries a mysterious stone with her called the Phoenix Stone. We’ll also find out how the Fairy Tail guild gets tied up in the mystery. It’s a great story that you won’t want to miss!

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Aquarion Evol

Synopsis:. The “Abductors” Invaders from Altea come to Earth with only one purpose, to harvest humans. DEAVA the Aquaria Academy exists to train men and women to use Aquaria, but they cannot ever merge because of Guize stones, these block an “unholy union” between genders. The story follows Amata and Mikono in their enrollment into DEAVA, and fight their fight with Abductors.

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Akira

Synopsis: It’s the year 2019, thirty-one years have passed since the start of World War III. A top-secret child with amazing powers of the mind breaks free from custody and accidentally gets a motorcycle gang involved in the project. This incident triggers psychic powers within one of the gang members, Tetsuo, and he is taken by the army to be experimented on. His mind has been altered and is now on the path of war, seeking revenge on the society that once called him weak.

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One Piece Season 5

Season 5 (Episodes 264 – 336) will span the entire Enies Lobby Arc, as the Straw Hat Pirates continue their battle with CP9, and ends with the Ice Hunter Arc.

Fans can look for One Piece Season 5 to hit DVD in the summer of 2013.

But that’s not all for One Piece fans! FUNimation Entertainment also announced the acquisition of the One Piece feature length film, One Piece Film: Strong World.

One Piece Film: Strong World takes place between the Thriller bark and Sabaody Archipelago Arcs as the Straw Hats Pirates return to their hometowns in East Blue to face off against the infamous, Golden Lion Shiki. When Shiki abducts Nami to use as his personal navigator, the Straw Hats must place their very lives on the line to save her.

FUNimation Entertainment has yet to announce any information regarding the release of this film.

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Comic-Con 2012 Cosplay and Show Picture Gallery (SDCC) Day 0 / 1

We have tons of goodies coming for you guys but I wanted to do a picture dump from the first day(s) walking around SDCC. I’ll have more images to go out as the show rolls on and impressions and even more.

Notable things to do if you want to wander down in San Diego:

  • Hit up the Dodge Dart event for free snow cones
  • Hit up the History channel for some excellent BBQ (free)
  • Stop by the cnet Game Station for free drinks, food, wi-fi, games and phone charging
  • Pass by the Grimm forest and Trailer for a limited edition bag and poster
  • Stop by the Free arcade to play new titles and others you may have missed
  • Check out Sega down the way for Aliens and Sonic Racing
There are a ton of other cool things to do including trying to track down the Adult Swim [Free Rides] car as well. Good luck and happy hunting!

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Square Enix launches Comic-Con 2012 Schedule (SDCC)

Get ready for SDCC madness, while the past few game announcements have been pretty tame it’s hard to say this falls into the same category. Square Enix is touching down at the show with a massive plan for fans including searches, demos and more. Check out the release below for the full briefing.

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 Comic-Con attendees will be able to preview and play the following Square Enix titles:

• HEROES OF RUIN™ – Available on July 17, HEROES OF RUIN challenges players to carve their own adventure as a Gunslinger, Alchitect, Vindicator or Savage. Pushing social and online interaction to the forefront of gameplay through innovative use of the Nintendo 3DS™ system, players can trade rare and powerful items through an in-game shop which has an inventory updated through creative use of StreetPass™.

• KINGDOM HEARTS 3D [Dream Drop Distance] – Celebrating the franchise’s 10th anniversary, KINGDOM HEARTS 3D [Dream Drop Distance] features a spectacular story that promises to be a fun backdrop to the colorful cast of Disney characters making their 3D debut on a handheld title. In addition to brand new worlds, KINGDOM HEARTS 3D [Dream Drop Distance] will also feature never before seen gameplay elements and will be available on July 31.
• Sleeping Dogs™ – Sleeping Dogs catapults players into the role of undercover cop Wei Shen, tasked with taking down one of the world’s most fearsome criminal organizations from the inside – the Hong Kong Triads. As players explore the bustling and crowded Hong Kong island, through its neon-lit side streets and sprawling street markets, an incredible story unfolds of loyalty and betrayal, where Wei begins to question his own motives as he is sucked in deeper than he could ever imagine.
• HITMAN®: ABSOLUTION™ – HITMAN: ABSOLUTION follows Agent 47, a cold-blooded assassin, who takes on his most dangerous contract to date. Betrayed by those he once trusted — and now hunted by the police — he suddenly finds himself at the center of a dark conspiracy and must embark on a personal journey through a corrupt and twisted world.
• TOMB RAIDER – Armed with only the raw instincts and physical ability to push beyond the limits of human endurance, TOMB RAIDER delivers an intense and gritty story into the origins of Lara Croft and her ascent from a frightened young woman to a hardened survivor.

 

In an exclusive partnership with the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Square Enix is a joint sponsor of The Nerd Machine’s Nerd HQ with TOMB RAIDER as the main event. TOMB RAIDER will be playable on more than 20 Xbox 360 units and will sponsor The Nerd Machine party on Friday, July 13.
NERD HQ
HITMAN: ABSOLUTION, Sleeping Dogs, TOMB RAIDER
Block No 16 Union and Spirits
344 7th Ave
Thursday, July 12 9 a.m. – 12 a.m.; Friday, July 13 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, July 14 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sunday, July 15 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
San Diego Comic-Con attendees can play the Square Enix lineup at multiple locations including:

 

Square Enix Booth
HITMAN: ABSOLUTION, KINGDOM HEARTS 3D [Dream Drop Distance], Sleeping Dogs, TOMB RAIDER
San Diego Convention Center, Booth 3829

 

Nintendo Lounge
KINGDOM HEARTS 3D [Dream Drop Distance] and HEROES OF RUIN
Mariott Marquis & Marina – San Diego Ballroom
333 W. Harbor Drive
Thursday, July 12 9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Friday, July 13 9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.;
Saturday, July 14 9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sunday, July 15 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

GameSpot Gameroom

HITMAN: ABSOLUTION, Sleeping Dogs, TOMB RAIDER
Thursday – Saturday 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Lou and Mickey’s
224 Fifth Avenue

 

SPIKE Booth

TOMB RAIDER
San Diego Convention Center, Booth 3729

 

Xbox Lounge at the Hard Rock Hotel
HITMAN: ABSOLUTION, Sleeping Dogs, TOMB RAIDER
Thursday – Sunday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Hard Rock Hotel – Legends Room
207 5th Ave

 

In addition to getting the first chance to go hands-on with these blockbuster titles, Comic-Con attendees will have the opportunity to gain greater insight into the world of TOMB RAIDER through two dedicated panels:

 

TOMB RAIDER
Nerd HQ: Block No 16 Union and Spirits, 344 7th Avenue – Saturday, July 14 at 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Zachary Levi (star of Chuck and Tangled and a long-time gamer) will host a special TOMB RAIDER panel at Nerd Machine’s San Diego Comic-Con headquarters, featuring Karl Stewart (TOMB RAIDER global brand director), John Stafford (narrative designer), Camilla Luddington (voice of Lara Croft) and the lead writer. All attendees will receive a TOMB RAIDER lithograph that can be signed after the panel.

 

REIMAGINING A GAMING ICON, LARA CROFT 

San Diego Convention Center, Room 5AB – Saturday, July 14 at 6 p.m. – 7p.m.
Karl Stewart (TOMB RAIDER global brand director), Noah Hughes (creative director), John Stafford (narrative designer) and Camilla Luddington (voice of Lara Croft) discuss the journey of reimagining one of the most iconic franchises in video game history, TOMB RAIDER, through story, performance and a lot of planning! As a world exclusive for the Comic-Con panel the team will also be joined by the lead writer responsible for crafting the story over the last two years. Join the team for this Q&A session moderated by Geoff Keighley (host, Spike TV). All attendees will receive a TOMB RAIDER lithograph that can be signed after the panel.

 

Along with the panels, Square Enix fans will have several opportunities to take home fun and unique items during the show. With contests, interactive activities and more, Comic-Con attendees will have multiple chances to win amazing prizes and collect Comic-Con only Square Enix merchandise.

 

HITMAN: ABSOLUTION PHOTO SNIPING CONTEST

Upload your best photo sniping image to be entered for a chance to win a custom HITMAN: ABSOLUTION PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. Runners up will receive miniature figures of Agent 47 and HITMAN themed ties and tie clips. Participants can upload their photo entries at hitman.com/photosnipe or by the photo sniping app on the HITMAN Facebook page.

 

TOMB RAIDER THEMED XBOX 360 SWEEPSTAKES
A special edition TOMB RAIDER themed Xbox 360 will be given out once a day at each of these locations: the Square Enix booth (3829), Nerd Machine HQ (344 7th Avenue) and at the GameSpot Gameroom area at Lou and Mickey’s restaurant (224 Fifth Avenue). Winners will be chosen each day of the show. Additional prizes will be given away daily Thursday through Saturday during the GameSpot Live Prize-Pow-Looza daily drawings at Lou and Mickey’s.

 

TOMB RAIDER Cosplay Event

Calling all cosplayers! Plan on dressing as gaming’s leading lady at Comic-Con? Meet up with other Lara Croft look-alikes in front of Lou and Mickey’s restaurant (224 Fifth Avenue) Sunday at 1 p.m. for an exclusive prize and photo opportunities. All Lara iterations are welcome at the event.

 

Sleeping Dogs GIVEAWAYS
The Sleeping Dogs team will be handing out exclusive Sleeping Dogs posters featuring Tyler Stout artwork and foam versions of the cleaver used in the game. Stop by the Square Enix booth to receive yours.

 

SQUARE ENIX MEMBERS PASSPORT PROGRAM

Visit booth 3829 to get your Square Enix Members Passport card. Participants will receive a stamp for every title they play at the booth. Once the passport is complete, participants can turn in to receive a set of pins featuring custom logos from Square Enix titles and a special lanyard.

 

The Square Enix booth will also feature the release of the limited edition Comic-Con exclusive BATMAN: ARKHAM ASYLUM™ PLAY ARTS -KAI- figurines. These limited edition figurines will be priced at $59.99 and will be available on July 12. The BATMAN [BLACK & WHITE EDITION]and the JOKER [BLACK & WHITE EDITION] are currently available for pre-order while supplies last.

 

Finally the SQUARE ENIX MANGA STORE, the official online portal for more than 170 volumes of manga will be featured at the booth with popular titles FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST® and SOUL EATER available for purchase. Manga artist’s autographs and artwork will be on display along with a special exhibit of two manga titles, SOUL EATER NOT! and BLACK BUTLER. SOUL EATER NOT!, is a manga series released simultaneously in Japan and North America in conjunction with Yen Press and BLACK BUTLER is a popular manga series that has become an anime series in Japan.

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Anime Expo 2012 Impressions + Cosplay Gallery

Credit to Jackson and Jenny for helping get this covered and out to you guys.

Normally we break our coverage up into multiple days and events and other good items, given our whirlwind experience at AX 2012 we’ll concentrate our focus more on the good times and a massive enjoyable gallery to support it all.

(Also a word of warning, the gallery is over 300 images big, all images are also in 8 MP resolution so you don’t get robbed of valuable pixels to post process, if you don’t want to wait for the images to load in soft box use right-click to save the link as)

All of this tl;dr? – Skip to the gallery

Getting into AX… kind of.

Just as one does not simply walk into Mordor, one doesn’t simply just get into Anime Expo. Each year presents various hurdles of long lines, temporary system issues or other fun things, as pre-registered attendees it was much easier to bypass this general trouble and overall the system and lines were moving so fast that no one was ever locked up once the show got moving. The old days of 3-4 hour registrations are dead with how efficient the show has become.

Unfortunately this is only half the problem for those in the region driving in, this year there was a special treat of the X-Games going on just across the way. Instances like this aren’t that frequent but when they hit they leave a lasting impression, mainly because while sitting in traffic in front of South Hall, it took over 2 hours to move from there to a parking space on the backside of the convention center. Unfortunately the LAPD made getting in to park for both events a nightmare and it took a very stern sheriff in those last 20 minutes to tell the traffic merging at the last-minute to beat it. Better coordination needs to go down with internal staff and the LAPD to make sure that events like this don’t face issues that get this awful.

The Exhibit Hall

As the market fluctuates so does the general size of this feature of the show, as of the past years it felt as if the show was losing more and more space with vendors and that general variety was stagnating. For 2012 they pushed hard to reach to new avenues of independent markets and sellers and even rare import dealers that one wouldn’t usually see in the US including the official One Piece store which was selling goods as fast as customers could haggle prices with them. It’s no surprise then to see that what fell to a low at the LACC of almost 8 major aisles took a step up and has reached double that in a short span of time while preserving variety and  an entire dedicated wing for Fan Art set apart from that.

Pricing was a bit of a mixed bag, items like plushies felt like they were running on the high-end of the spectrum while figures and other collectibles felt more accessible and it seemed as if sellers were open to deal on those items more than before. It’s never a situation where everyone is going to walk out happy but hopefully with the space rental arrangements it might be easier for them to budge on pricing a bit more. It seems like a yearly staple to expect shops to push $5 manga, $15 plushies and $15 wall scrolls or 2 for $20 with shirts still looming around the 20-25 mark.

It’s not horrible that it’s so predictable but it’s also not a driving force for people to shop on the spot vs online either and I think that’s an influence people actively face still when going to events like this.

Publishing Power

In past years I had a genuine concern about the industry power being invested into AX as a whole, with so many mergers and the rise of SDCC it felt like the attention was going elsewhere with the show and it was a major blow to the fans (not everyone can get down to SDCC and not everyone can swing $175 for tickets). Seeing companies like Viz return brought a sense of reassurance in tough times for everyone right now. Bang Zoom did their classic auditions and demonstrations, AAA showed off all the major goodies coming soon, Funimation touted shows they have out and projects they’re starting on, Namco slammed fans with their biggest related releases coming soon and Crunchyroll kept the crowd energized. NIS was there to hit fans with goods for their favorite products, Aniplex helped showcase all of their recent projects and
attempted to deal with massive traffic overloading their section of the hall.

Overall the support was good given the limited players left in the field, it was good to see Viz make a comeback to the show as well given they were just in the region for Wondercon as well in a smaller capacity.

Community

There’s one thing Anime Expo has never fallen short on and that’s the community aspect of the show, between fans there’s not a lot of ice to break and it’s often comforting to know that many there will have an eye out for one another. As the show has aged so have the patrons so it’s a refreshing shift to see photo-op circles staying tight together and organized and giving the security teams nothing to stress over during the show. As the show has cemented itself it seems more and more fans are settling down to socialize and share the experience.

There are quite a few examples of this, Concourse hall played host to waiting lines for events and when inactive the cosplayers and random fans would blast music, dance, play games, hang out and relax in what was essentially a massive living room. On the patio areas there were groups of friends new and old hanging out singing random songs and having a good time while resting their feet in the shade. It’s a refreshing shift from a lot of the conventions on the circuit for collecting and gaming actually.

Features

There’s something to be said about the amount of features they run now, while the show doesn’t run videos until the early hours of the morning anymore, they are moving to use more and more of the LACC with feature rooms, industry panel areas and tutorial workshops ranging from drawing to Vocaloid tools. Many of these cater to segments of the community that never found as much of a niche in AX like AMV production, there’s an entire block that ran for a full day on just that topic to be sure they hit the fine points.

Add onto this the return of classics like the gaming tournaments, arcade and tabletop gaming and fans really were just overloaded with events to take on. In that sense the only thing that felt lacking was a steady flow of direction from the AX team to inform people on the fly of what was going on. By this I mean having information available without having to break out a guide-book or pop out their phone (when you’re a cosplayer this is a bit of a problem to say the least). Often people shot through concourse without being aware what was even going on, this isn’t a problem isolated to AX though, it happens even during events like E3.

Cosplay

One of the huge sellers at most Anime conventions is the huge response from the community to dress up as their favorite characters from their favorite timelines in a shows life. This year was huge in that respect as you’ll see on page 2 with our gallery of over 300 shots from the show this year including TONS of cosplay that goes from “huh?” to “I really need to get on top of my game for next year” because seriously, many of these fans took it to the next level and it’s scary to imagine how high they might go next year. Even if you’re not up for dressing like your favorite character though, there are many shops at AX that sell outfits (mostly for women) and wigs that would allow one to mesh in with the crowd if they desired. Bring your wallet though because on the spot service isn’t exactly cheap.

Overall

Anime Expo for us had one of the most active years we’ve seen or felt in a while and not just by sheer traffic numbers. It’s great to be a part of it and to see that even young kids can get in on the show and appreciate all the goodies, the movies, the costumes and the fun that it brings along. The only issue that still comes up is LA is still a drive so it makes hitting every single day a task when the show crosses over with normal 9-5 work days in downtown on Friday and Monday. The show banner said they’ll see everyone back in 2013 so it’s doubtful they’ll be moving even if the Farmers Field project goes forward, at least LA has this one secured unlike E3 right now. Although I wouldn’t protest if they moved the show over to the ACC temporarily, just saying.

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[Updated] Comic-Con 2012 Exclusives? We have a growing list for SDCC

Yes it’s a Comic-Con 2012 Exclusives List just in time for SDCC 2012!

It seems each year the exclusives start trickling in earlier and earlier.  We have compiled a list which will undoubtedly continue growing in the weeks to come.  Make sure you keep checking back, we will be updating often!  Here we go…

Acme Archives (#5629):

  • Scout Trooper Character Key. Comes matted and measures 8” X 6”. Limited to 1000 pieces and has a price tag of $39.
  • Speeder Bike Sketchplate. Limited to 1000 pieces and costs $35. Starting July 11th the sketchplate will be available in limited quantities on http://www.acmearchivesdirect.com/
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Action Figure Express (#3345):

SDCC attendees can pre-order these exclusives now through July 6th here: http://www.shopafx.com/20sandicoatp1.html

  • Masters Of The Universe He-Man Power Sword Letter Opener.  Open your mail in style with this 7″ letter opener. $20.
  • Thundercats Classic Thundertank Statue.  With a detailed cockpit, this polystone statue is limited to only 600 pieces and costs $70.
  • Marvel Minimates Alpha Flight Box #1.  This set includes Guardian, Marrina, Puck and Northstar. The set comes with extra accessories, is limited to 3000 sets and costs $20.
  • Marvel Black Widow Bishoujo Statue with Hawkeye Mask.  Beautifully detailed this statue is limited to 2000 pieces and runs $65.
  • DC Universe Plastic Man Be@rbrick.  This Be@rbrick is limited to 2000 pieces and cost $20.
  • Peavey McFarlane Spider-Man Rockmaster Electric Guitar.  By far one of the craziest exclusives this year, the guitar features art by Todd McFarlane taken from Spider-Man #1.  There are only 100 of these available and they go for $275.
  • Captain Action Exclusive Variant-Capitano in Azione (Italian Captain Action.)  This figure comes in a retro box and his Italian Beretta pistol.  It’s limited to less than 100 pieces and will run $130.
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Aspen (#2321):

  • Soulfire: Hope #1. Price and edition size TBA
  • Idolized #0.  Price and edition size TBA.

Avatar Press (#2701):

  •  Crossed: Badlands #1 Jacen Burrows exclusive cover, limited to only 850 copies and priced at $5.99

Bandai Japan Collectors Label, Tamashii Nation:

  • S.H. MonsterArts Godzilla.  This 6” figure is made by Yuji Sakai, has 29 points of articulation and measures 15” head to tail!  The figure is based on 1994’s Godzilla vs. Space Godzilla and features box art by Yasushi Torisawa. $55.00
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Bif Bang Pow! And Entertainment Earth (#2343):

  • The Twilight Zone-Kanamit’s Cookbook Set.  This set includes a Kanamit figure, a cookbook journal and it’s packaged in a themed tin.  Taken from the legendary Twilight Zone Episode “To Serve Man” it will set you back 29.99.  Available for pre-order here.http://www.entertainmentearth.com/prodinfo.asp?number=BBP05801E
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Bluefin Tamashii:

  • Dragon Ball Z-Super Saiyan Son Gohan Special Color Edition.  This will be only be released in the U.S. Price and edition size TBA.
California Browncoats (#A-07):
  • USB Bracelet.  These flash drives have 8GB of storage and have “Browncoat” written on the band and a kanji that says “Equality” on the buckle.  As an added bonus they come pre-loaded with some music.  Limited quantities available.
  • USB Key Chain. This key chain has the same elements as the bracelet above except of course that it’s a key chain and not a bracelet.
  • Firefly 10th Anniversary Pint Glass.  There aren’t many details for this yet but it’s safe to say it will be awesome.
  • 57th Overlanders Challenge Coin.  This super detailed and crazy awesome coin was designed by Adam Levermore and is a must have for Firefly fans!
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Camilla d’Errico (#4723):

  • No Ordinary Love Fine Art Resin Statue.  While not an “official” exclusive this is the first time this AMAZING statue will be available.  Camilla’s booth will only have 7 (!) of these available at Comic-Con.  The statue is based on her painting of the same name .  These statues will undoubtedly sell out fast.
  • Kuro Vinyl Toy.  They will have 3 black Kuros and 3 SDCC Edition Glow In The Dark Blueberry Kuros.
  • Donnie Darko “Little Dressup Doll” Men’s and Women’s Shirts.  Based on Camilla’s painting of the same name 30 men’s shirts and 20 women’s shirts will be available.
  • “The Dandelion Crown” Fine Art Print.  A limited edition of 50 prints with only 25 available at Comic-Con.  Each print is hand signed and numbered.
  • “No Ordinary Love” Mini Print.  Measuring 11″ X 14″.
  • “Kuro of Thrones” Print.  This print is a tribute to Game of Thrones and measures 11″ X 17″.
  • “Mamabot ver 2.0″ Print.  Measuring 11″ X 17″.
  • “33 Dragon Tears” Mini Print.  Measuring 11″ X 14″.
  • Eyes On Walls Printed Vinyl Wall Murals.
Camilla d’Errico Gallery
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Dark Horse (#2615):

  • Star Wars: Knight Errant-Escape #1. Limited to 2000 copies.
  • Good Luck Troll: Limited Edition.  To kick off the upcoming Good Luck Troll line, Dark Horse is offering a green body, white haired Troll.  The
  •  Troll will be reactive to black light, is limited to only 1500 pieces, and will be sold at the Dark Horse Booth.
  • Pirate Domo Qee. This 3″ adorable pirate Domo is limited to only 1500 pieces.  Price TBA.
  • Marvel Classic Character: Iron Man Gold Variant.  This Syroco- style statuette stands 4 3/4″ tall and comes in a tin box complete with a pin-
  • back button and booklet.  Limited to a run of only 200, the price is TBA.
  • Marvel Classic Character: The Hulk Green Variant.  Like The Iron Man statuette, this Hulk is also a Syroco-style statuette standing 4 3/4″ tall. He comes packaged in a tin box, with pin-back button and booklet. Limited to a run of 200, the price is TBA.

 

Dark Horse Gallery
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Dark Ink (#5629):

  • Prometheus “Ampule Chamber” Giclee Print.  This print is by concept artist David Levy and measures 13″ X 19″.  The print is limited to only 79 pieces and will cost $89.  The print can be pre-ordered now through July 4th (for SDCC attendees) here: http://darkinkart.com/prometheus-ampule-chamber-comic-con-2012-exclusive/ Non-attendee ordering will begin July 11th.
Dark Ink Gallery
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Diamond Select (#2607):

  • Battle Beasts Minimates Exclusive 2 pack.  Price and edition size TBA.
  • The Walking Dead Rick and Zombie Minimates 2 pack.  The first set to be released in what is sure to be an awesome line.
  • Star Wars R2-R9 Bank.  What’s Comic-Con without Star Wars Exclusives?
  • Marvel Minimates Amazing Spider-Man 2 pack.  Set includes Spider-man and Lizard.
  • Marvel Minimates Avengers Vs. X-Men Box Set.  Set includes Cyclops, Emma Frost, Colossus and Hope Summers.
  • Amazing Spider-Man Movie Metallic Bust.  This guy measures 10” tall and is limited to only 600 pieces.
  • Femme Fatales Apparition Darkchylde Variant PVC Statue.  Based on Randy Queen’s artwork, this statue measures 11” and is limited to only 100 pieces.
Diamond Select Gallery
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DKE Toys (#4728):

  • San Diego Ji Ja by Mr. Clement. These adorable birds are hand painted by Mr. Clement, limited to only 50 pieces and will set you back $50.
  • Android Summer Edition: Variant Set by Andrew Bell. This two piece set is limited to only 1000 pieces (sets) and will cost $25. The set includes one Android grillin’ some meat and the other is ready to attend AndroidCon!
  • CrapZombies Set by Van Beater. Limited to 100 sets, these two guys will cost $20.
  • Flocked 5” Treeson by Crazy Label and Bubi Au Yeung. These come in a pink version and a blue version. There will be 150 of each color and will cost $40 each. These guys are really adorable!
  • Gold Daibutsu by Erick Scarecrow. 7″ tall, a very limited run of 18 pieces and costing $140.
  • Vrah Citric Summer Acid Edition by Healeymade.  Super limited edition size of 12!  There will be a signing at the booth on Friday the 13th at 1pm and they will cost $80.
  • Bones by Mike Egan.  This guy comes in at 8″ tall and is hand painted/manufactured by Luke Rook, Lullubell and Grody Shogun.  Limited to only 80 pieces and costing  $45.  There is a potential for more than one colorway!
  • Deathead from BIC Plastics and David Flores.  Coming in a green colorway and standing 10″ tall this guy will set you back $100.  David Flores will be at the DKE booth on Friday the 13th at 2p.m. signing.
  • …Of All Ages by Scott Wilkowski.  An awesome run of toys, like the Labbit for example with a spin by Scott Wilkowski.  Wilkowski has taken already awesome things and somehow managaged to make them even more awesome by putting skeletons and more into the toys.  Each of the six figures will come in two different colors, limited to 25 of each color, so that means 50 of each figure.  The list is as follows: Ferg’s Misfortune Cat-$125, David Horvath’s Flatwoods-$125, Frank Kozik’s Labbit (5″)-$150, Ron English’s Mousemask Murphy-$250, Brandt Peters’-Skelve-$300 and Kathy Olivas’ Two Faced Hazel-$300.
  • BUNNYWITH by Alex Pardee.  There are 5 different glow in the dark 3″ figures in the BUNNYWITH series that are going to be released at Comic-Con. On Wednesday: Bunnywith, Thursday: Bunnywith No Legs, Friday: Bunnywith Mesmerizing Eye, Saturday: Bunnywith Hammerhead, Sunday: Bunnywith Siamese Twin.  Each figure will cost $5 and comes with a corresponding vinyl sticker. Alex will be at the booth on Saturday, July 14th signing at 10a.m.
  • Melty Misfits Cardpack by Buff Monster and SideKick.  This 7 card pack comes with the SDCC exclusive Messed-Up Melvin.  Each pack will cost $5 and 200 packs will be available.  Buff Monster will be signing at the booth on Saturday, July 14th at 1p.m.
  • The Toy Whose Name We Cannot Speak by The Sucklord.  This toy has a name but apparently not one that we should vocalize, luckily we are able to look at it!  This figure measures 5″ tall and will cost $150 with only 9 (!) pieces available.  The Sucklord will be at the booth signing Friday, July 13 at 11a.m.
  • Mao Bust by Frank Kozik.  This clear, red vinyl bust stands 15″ tall.  It is priced at $300 and limited to 25 pieces.
  • Young Gohst by Ferg x Grody Shougun.  This 3″ white Japanese vinyl is limited to 50 pieces and priced at $35.
  • Reanimated Monster by Grody Shogun.  This toy is interactive, he comes with a string then when pulled brings the monster to life!  $35
  • Slenderman by Fuei Shokai.  This figure is 6″ tall and is the special SDCC Kage version.  This figure is very limited, only 9 pieces are available an it’s priced at $55.
  • Figment by Brendan Monroe.  Measuring 12″, there will only be 100 of these made, 50 in clear red and 50 in clear blue.  Price TBA.
  • Gay Enterprise 2 Pack by Suckadelic.  2 figures measuring 3 3/4″ tall on a  detailed blister card.  Limited to a run of only 30 sets and priced at $150.
  • Gay Empire Licorice Leslie by Suckadelic.  This all pink lesbian Leslie measures 3″ tall.  She is limited to only 70 pieces and is prices at $70.
  • Gay Energon: Roddimus Pride by Suckadelic.  This figure measures 3 3/4″ tall and is limited to only 40 pieces,  it’s priced at $125.
DKE Toys Gallery
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Dragatomi (#4935):

  • Custom Android Blind Box Series.  This series will feature 62 different androids by 25 different top-notch artists.  Due to the limited amount available a certain amount will be allocated for each day and they are priced at $80 each.
  • Frostbite Molezilla by Plaseebo.  This super limited edition figure, 5 pieces, costs $165.  This guy is awesome, so if you want him you better go to the booth first thing!
  • Dragatomi Hug by Blamo.  These hand painted mini resin figures are limited to only 15 pieces and priced at $25 a piece.
  • Nightgamer by Plaseebo.  Another super limited figure, only 5 pieces available, handpainted AND motion activated color-changing LED light!!  This guy is AWESOME and he costs $250.
  • Horrorange Ice Scream Man by Brutherford.  Dragatomi is clearly the place to be, this amazing piece is limited to a run of 30 and costs $75.  Each is signed and hand numbered.  Also available is a mini version of the piece which measures about 3″.  It, like the larger version, is also limited to 30 and costs $20.
  • This Is Your Brain Custom Toy2R Jumping Brain by Mikie Graham.  Modeled after the popular 1980’s anti-drug campaign, this limited edition set costs $45 and is limited to 10 pieces.
  • Custom Blind Box Dunnys by Rsin.  A limited run of 18, these custom Dunnys will cost $60 each and be sold in limited numbers each day.
Dragatomi Gallery
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Factory Entertainment (#3351, #3450):

  • Men In Black-Worm Guy Shakems.  This figure is 7” tall, features a “wobbling” motion and has the Worm Guy drinkin’ his coffee and smoking a cigarette. Limited to 500 pieces and costs $25.00
  • KISS-Mount KISSmore Polystone Sculpture Scaled Edition.  7” wide and 5” tall this take on Mount Rushmore features The Demon, The Starchild, The Spaceman and The Catman in a way you’ve never seen them before. Limited to 500 pieces and costs $35.00.  Can be pre-ordered here. http://www.factoryent.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=408161
Factory Entertainment Gallery
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Film Cells LTD (#418):

  • The Dark Knight Rises Original Minicell.  This 7″ X 5″ framed cell is taken from the actual film and will be limited to 100 pieces. Price TBA.
  • The Dark Knight Rises Starfire Prints Glass Coaster Set.  Limited to just 50 sets, this 4 piece coaster set features custom art.  Price TBA.
Film Cells LTD Gallery
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Funko/Disney (#4829): 

  • Monsters Inc. Sulley Pop! Vinyl with Metallic Boo.  Sulley is 9″ tall and Boo comes in at 3″ with a metallic paint job.  Limited to 480 pieces and price is TBA.
  • Fantasia Twin Pack Pop! Vinyl.  3″ tall, featuring Sorcerer Mickey and Chernabog.  480 pieces, price TBA.
  • Nightmare Before Christmas Glow In The Dark Oogie Boogie Pop! Vinyl.  3″ tall, 480 pieces and price  TBA.
  • Frankenweenie Sparkysaurus Disney Store Exclusive.  This vinyl figure is limited to 1000 pieces, price is TBA.
  • Art of Monsters Inc. Sully Colorations Exclusives.  Price and edition size TBA.
  • Flocked Winnie The Pooh.  480 pieces and price TBA.
  • Mahna Mahna and Snowths Metallic 3-pack.  480 pieces and price TBA.
  • Toy Story Alien Metallic. 480 pieces and price TBA.
  • Cheshire Cat.  480 pieces and price TBA.
  • Vinylmation So Tasty.  There are 8 figures in this line.  The figures are scented and based on food truck fare.  These will only be available at Comic-Con.  Price and edition size TBA.
  • Vinylmation Parks.  There are 5 figures in this line.  Price and edition size TBA.
Funko/Disney Gallery
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Furry Feline:

  • Puffridge Dragon.  Handmade and made of fleece. Price and edition size TBA.
  • DragonMaster Ringo.  Ringo wears a Bruce Lee costume.  Handmade and made of fleece.  Price and edition size TBA.

Gentle Giant (#3513):

All Gentle Giant SDCC Exclusives Can Be Pre-Ordered If You Are A Premier Guild Member!

  • Mars Attacks Bust.  It measures 7.5”, is limited to 550 pieces,  is highly detailed and will cost $75.
  • Pale Man Statue from Pan’s Labyrinth.  This statue is awesome looking, is limited to 300 pieces and has a price tag of $225!
  • Deluxe McQuarrie Stormtrooper Mini Bust. Limited to 1800 pieces this bust comes with interchangeable parts and costs $85.
  • Thanos Marvel Mini Bust. Limited to 500 pieces and armed with the Infinity Gauntlet this guy runs $75.
  • Blade II Blu-Ray with Reaper Mini Bust. There will 500 copies available and will cost $99.
  • Blue Snaggletooth 12” Jumbo Vintage Kenner Figure. This Star Wars figure is limited to a run of 2000 and costs $80.

Gentle Giant Gallery
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Hallmark (#2913):

  • 4-LOM and Zuckuss 2 Pack.  This set is taken from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back depicting the bounty hunters in ornament form.  These sets cost $35 and be limited to a run of 1000.
  • A Human Hero.  This Keepsake Ornament features Batman from 1986’s “The Dark Knight Returns.”  This guy will cost $25 and will only have a run of 875.
  • Cylon Centurion.  From the 1978 series Battlestar Galactica, this cylon will be gold plated and will be the first Keepsake Ornament to come equipped with sound.  The Cylon will cost $25 and have a run of 750.
Hallmark Gallery
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Hasbro (#3329):

  • Star Wars-Vintage Collection.  A set of six 3 3/4” figures packaged in a carbonite freezing chamber box.  An “extra” bonus in this set is a 7th figure of Jar Jar Binks in carbonite.
  • G.I. Joe: Retaliation.  Kim Arashikage (Jinx) variant (white)
  • G.I. Joe: Retaliation.  Kim Arashikage (Jinx) (red)
  • G.I. Joe: Retaliation/Transformers Shockwave HISS Tank mash-up.
  • Decepticon Bruticus-Fall of Cybertron
  • Transformers-Rust In Piece Cliffjumper.  Comes packaged in Cliffjumper’s head!
  • Marvel Universe 3.75” Masters of Evil 3-Pack. The set includes Baron Zemo, Radioactive Man and Tiger Shark. This set will cost $29.99
  • My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic Derpy Pegasus. Edition size unknown and this pony will cost $19.99. (DERPY!!!)
  • Marvel Legends Uncanny X-Force Collectors Pack. This three figure set comes with 6” versions of Archangel, Wolverine and Psylocke. The box also doubles as a nifty display with art by Clayton Crain. It is priced at $49.99.
  • Avengers Super Helicarrier. Huge (an extra foot longer) and comes with an all new Captain America and S.H.E.I.L.D. Agent Maria Hill. This will set you back $129.99.
  • Jem and The Holograms Special Edition: Hollywood Jem.  Jem stands 12″ tall and is fully articulated.  She comes with some accessories and is priced at $125!
Hasbro Gallery
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Holzheimer (#3845):

Holzheimer Gallery
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IDW (#2643):

Image/Skybound (#2729):

  • Limited Edition The Walking Dead Governor T-Shirt.  An awesome shirt featuring artwork by Charlie Adlard and adorned with the quote “Kill Them All.”  $25 each or $27 for XXL at the Skybound booth.
  • The Walking Dead #100.  Seven different covers to commemorate the milestone in the series!
Image/Skybound Gallery
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Jun Planning USA/Groove USA (#4150):

Jun Planning Gallery
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Kaboom!:

  • Adventure Time Marceline Queens #1. Limited to 2000 copies and the price TBA.
Kaboom! Gallery
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Kidrobot (#4529):  Kidrobot, like in years past, is offering their exclusives on specific days of the Con. While the official pictures aren’t out yet we do have a sneak peek that will definitely get your interest peaked. The list breaks down as follows:
  • Wednesday-Preview Night, July 11th
    • Pre-Release Futurama Hypnotoad.  The figure measures 4.5” and has pulsating color changing eyes!  He will set you back $39.95 and if you can’t make it to the Con this year he will be released into retail stores on August 2nd!
    • The Simpsons Homer Buddah.  The name explains it all and there will only be 500 of these guys available for a price of $50.
  • Thursday, July 12th
    • Cyborg 7” Labbit Excelsior Edition.  Only 300 made and from 12-2pm Chuckboy will be there signing your brand new, wave of the future, Labbit.  $75
  • Friday, July 13th
    • Mahākāla Dunny Prosperity Edition.  An 8” four armed, three eyed, trident waving protector.  Only 300 made, Andrew Bell will be there from 12-2pm to sign.  $100
  • Saturday, July 14th
    • Skullslinger Tuco Edition.  Winged and ready to fight, this 11” Skullslinger is ready to be signed by Huck Gee from 12-2pm and go home and start trouble at your house. Only 300 made and costs $100
  • Sunday, July 15th
    • Live screen printing by Ryan the wheelbarrow.  Here’s your chance to own a custom made, one of a kind Kidrobot t-shirt.
    • Limited edition of 78 heather gray mens shirts, these will cost $38 and are customizable.
Kidrobot Gallery
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Kotobukiya:

Kotobukiya Gallery
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Kozik/3DRetro (#4734):

  • The Boob Ball by Buff Monster.  This silver edition will be available for $34.95 and limited to 150 pieces.  Signings will take place Friday July 13th at 1 p.m.
  • Phantom Ghost Shrympee by David Chung.  Served in a super cute package, these glow in the dark figures are priced at 14.95 and limited to only 100 pieces.  David will be signing at the booth Saturday, July 14th at 1p.m.
Kozik Gallery
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Kuso Vinyl (#4937):

  • Chester Runcorn Absinthe Edition by Doktor A.  This ridiculously cool guy is limited to 100 pieces and costs $65.
  • Driver Crappy Cat by VanBeater.  A steal at only $10, this cat is limited to 200 pieces.  He stands 2.75″ tall and VanBeater will be signing at the booth on Thursday July, 12th from 12p.m.-2p.m.
  • Revolver Girl Barenaked Edition by Rotobox Vinyl Anatomica.  Only 100 of these will be available and will be priced at $75.  She comes with guns, removable towel and a mini comic.
  • Dragon King Longstreet by kaNO Kid.  Limited to just 75 pieces this guy is priced at $70.
  • The Forest Warlord Kamikaze Edition by Bigfoot One.  Coming in at 11″ tall this figure is limited to 100 pieces and priced at $95.
Kuso Vinyl Gallery
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Martin Hsu (#5015):

  • Dragon Boy OG Colorway by Martin Hsu.  This limited edition 7.5″ tall figure has a run 0f 300 of which 50 will be available at Comic-Con.  They are priced at $85.
Martin Hsu Gallery
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Marvel (#2329):

  • Amazing Spider-Man Variant Cover #688. Limited to 6000.
  • Astonishing X-Men #51. Limited to 3000 copies.
Marvel Gallery
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Mattel (#3029): You have the option, starting May 30th, 2012 to log onto MattyCollector.com at 9 am PT to purchase the following exclusives.  After successfully paying for your items you will be sent a confirmation email, which you will need to print and bring to the Marriot to pick up your items. All exclusives must be picked up by 7 pm on Saturday, July 14th.  You will also need to show I.D. AND your Comic-Con badge.

  • Masters Of The Universe Vykron Figure.   Comes with three different outfits (Barbarian, Spaceman and Military Warrior).  The SDCC exclusive is the only one that will packaged as a Barbarian (other two outfits are included in the package).  $30.00
  • DCU Tiny Titans.  5 pack of 1 1/2” figures including Robin, Raven, Starfire, Cyborg and Beast Boy.  The set also comes with a cute display base and costs $20.00
  • DC Comics Vertigo Death.  Neil Gaiman’s awesome 8” Death figure.  It’s very detailed and comes on a rad skull base! $25.00
  • Ghostbusters Dana as Zuul Gatekeeper of Gozer.  6” figure of Dana Barret as Zuul on a bench style display base. Comes with 2 interchangeable lower bodies. $25.00
  • Disney Pixar Cars 2012 Comic-Con Mater.  This die-cast car is from a scene in Cars 2 and features moving parts. $30.00
  • Polly Pocket DC Comics Villains Set.  A set of 3 including Polly, Lila and Lea as Catwoman, Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn. $19.99
  • Bruce Wayne To Batman The Dark Knight Rises Movie Masters Figure.  The box features Wayne manor on the outside and the Bat Cave on the inside.  The inside also features lights and sounds.  The packaging is pretty cool!  You get the Bruce Wayne Figure, The Bat Suit and a bunch of weapon accessories. $30.00
  • Hot Wheels Scooby Doo Mystery Machine.  Die-cast and comes in a Scooby Snacks style box. $20.00
  • Hot Wheels K.I.T.T. Knight Industries Two Thousand.  In commemoration of Knight Rider’s 30th anniversary, “this collector’s edition sits in an acrylic case nestled in distinctive Knight Industries packaging with scanner lights and three different iconic K.I.T.T. Phrases.” $40.00
  • Monster High Scarah Screams Doll.  Fan chosen, this Monster High exclusive will cost $25.00.
Mattel Gallery
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Medicom & Diamond Comics (#2401):

Medicom Gallery
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Mimoco (#4936):
  • Mimobot Bane designer USB flash drives. Limited to only 500, this guy is pretty adorable!
  • Adventure Time Fionna Mimobot.  Limited to 500, price TBA.
  • Star Wars Biker Scout Mimobot.  Limited to 1000, price TBA.
Mimoco Gallery
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Monogram International (#3744):

  • Deluxe Eraser Boxed Set with 18 Marvel Characters. This set includes all the favorites plus a special gold Iron Man and a silver Captain America. Limited and priced at $25.
  • Thor Resin Bust Bank. Limited to 150 pieces and priced at $25.
  • Kingdom Hearts 4 Piece Resin Figurine Set. The set includes Mickey, Sora, Goofy and Donald. Also included in the set is a Kingdom Hearts logo key ring. The set will be $90 and is limited to only 200.
  • Deadpool Bust Bank.  Limited to 150 pieces and costing $25.
  • Gold Avengers Resin Desk Figures.  Each hero or villian is attached to a letter and when put together they spell out Avengers.  “A” is Captain America, “V” is Iron Man, “E” is Giant Man, “N” is Hawkeye, “G” is Hulk, “E” is Vision, “R” is Loki and “S” is Thor.  The set will cost $150 and is limited to 50 sets.
  • Frankenweenie Bronze Statue.  The statue features Victor and his pet.  There will only be 30 of these available and they will cost $125.
Monogram International Gallery
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Mr.Toast (#4831):

  • Super Toast-Mr. Toast dressed in super hero garb. Limited to 1000 price TBA.

Multiverse Studios / Sota Toys (#2846):

  • Street Fighter Yellow Blanka Bobble Budd.  Blanka stands 3.5″ tall and is limited to 1000 pieces.  He is priced at $11.99.
  • Mega Man Proto Man Bobble Budd Pre-Release.  Get this guy weeks before he’s available to the general public. He’s priced at $11.99 and has a run of 4000.
  • Darksiders Samael Statue by Sota.  This highly detailed, 13.5″ resin statue comes complete with an LED light-up feature!  The statue is priced at $249.99 and the edition size is 350.
Multiverse Studios / Sota Toys Gallery
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Munky King (#4539):

  • Target by Luke Cheuh.  This absolute must have (I hope) stands 6.5″ tall with an awesome bullet ridden backdrop.  It also comes with a removable bucket and brush accessories.  This is a limited run of 250 pieces and will set you back $140.  Luke will be signing and customizing these at the booth, the schedule is TBA!
Munky King Gallery
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Neca (#3145):

  • Marvel HeroClix Giant-Man Super Booster-Comes with base and invisible Ant-Man.  Ant-Man has his own base but he is invisible to the naked eye! This figure will run you $40 with an edition size of 300.
  • The Cloaked City Hunter Predator-7” tall, awesomely detailed and comes with a trophy skull prop.  Priced at $25 with an edition size of 1500.
  • Hero from the Sky Ash.  To commemorate the 25th anniversary of The Evil Dead 2, NECA has delivered a fully articulated, sepia colored, Ash figure.  The figure comes with an awesome base and chainsaw and shotgun accessories.  Priced at $25 and the edition size is 1000.
  • Black & White Comic Book Freddy from The Dream Child.  This 7” grayscale Freddy Krueger comes from one of my favorite A Nightmare On Elm Street’s, The Dream Child.  Not only do you get the awesome figure but you get a sliceable Mark Gray paper prop!  Freddy’s accessories include a skateboard and of course his hat.  Priced at $25 and the edition size is 1000.
  • Assassin’s Creed Eagle Vision Ezio Auditore. 7”, translucent, articulated and to top it off comes with an articulated eagle prop!  Ezio also has three sets of interchangeable hands to mix and max as you see fit.  Priced at $25 and the edition size is 1500.
  • Gears of War 3 Elite Theron 7” figure.  Articulated, featuring a red & black paint scheme and armed with a Torquebow.  Priced at $25 and the edition size is 1500.
  • Portal ASHPD “The Cave Johnson” Edition.  LED’s, sound effects, signed photos, this things got it all.  Limited to only 500 pieces  and priced at $150.
Neca Gallery
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October Toys/Toy Break (#4838):

  • Bellicose Bunny: Radioactive Glow In The Dark Edition by Nathan Hamill.  This 7″ figure is limited to 50 pieces and priced at $49.99.  Each figure comes with a special print.  Nathan will be signing at the booth Saturday, July 14th at 3p.m.
October Toys / Toy Break Gallery
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Play Arts Kai:

  • Batman: Arkham Asylum Batman Black and White Edition. This badass Batman measure about 9.5” tall, is extremely detailed and is quite frankly awesome! Batman will cost $59.99, is limited to 1000 pieces and can be pre-ordered here: (you don’t have to attend Comic-Con to get one of these!) http://store.na.square-enix.com/store/sqenixus/search?keywords=batman
  • Batman: Arkham Asylum The Joker Black and White Edition. The perfect companion for the Batman above, this Joker is amazing, at about 8.6” tall he is highly detailed and a must have. He will cost $59.99, is limited to 1000 pieces and can be pre-ordered here: (you don’t have to attend Comic-Con to get one of these!) http://store.na.square-enix.com/store/sqenixus/search?keywords=batman
Play Arts Kai Gallery
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Quantum Mechanix (#2944):

  • Shepherd Derrial Book.  A must have for Firefly fans, this Little Damn Hero 4.5” maquette captures everyone’s favorite mysterious character.  Book is a polystone figure, hand cast and hand painted.  He holds a Bible in the front and a shotgun in the back!  Priced at $39.95 and limited to 1000 pieces, includes a stand and certificate of authenticity.
  • Admiral Adama Animated Maquette.  Battlestar Galactica’s fearless leader measures in at 5.9”, is hand cast and hand-painted.  The base features Galatica’s Phoenix emblem as a nice detail. This figure will cost $59.95, have a run of 1000 and comes with a certificate of authenticity.

Retro Outlaw (#J-08):

  • Evel Fett.  12” vinyl Boba Fett mixed with daredevil Evel Knievel.  This figure looks to be awesome! Price and edition size TBA. Source: sdcc.co
Rotofugi & Squibbles Ink (#4736):
  • Squadt Gohst s003 (PLAYGE) by Ferg.  This 6″, pipe bomb throwin’, gun totin’, hoodie wearin’ guy is limited to 60 pieces (125 piece run but only 60 available at SDCC).  He will be available starting Thursday, July 12th.  They will be selling 20 a day through Saturday, July 14th.  This guy will run you $125.
Rotofugi Gallery
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Sideshow Collectibles (#1929):
  • Hawkeye Premium Format Figure – Classic Hawkeye fan? This premium format 1:4 scale figure captures the original appeal of Hawkeye in an action stance. Price and edition size TBA.
  • Galactus Maquette – coming in at 33 inches this is a huge addition for any fan of Galactus, carrying all the appeal of crafted Sideshow products. Price and edition size TBA.
  • Doctor Doom Legendary Scale Figure – the mask rolls in at 1:2 scale so adults may be a bit disappointed about not being able to integrate this into their current costume plans but it’s still a sweet addition for those who are big on Doom. Price and edition size TBA.
  • Star Wars Tech Mo’r and Doikk Na’ts Bith Band Sixth Scale Figure.  Price and edition size TBA.
  • G.I. Joe Green Beret Lt. Falcon Sixth Scale Figure.  Price and edition size TBA.
Sideshow Collectibles Gallery
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Skybound (#2729):

  • The Walking Dead Bloody Poncho Michonne.  Edition size is unknown and she has a  price tag of $25.00.  Comes complete with her arsenal of torture devices and katana sword!
Skybound Gallery
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Steam Crow (#4207):

  • Nosferatu 90th Anniversary Print.  This ridiculously awesome print is limited to 150, measures 12″ X 18″ and costs $25.  Each print will be hand signed and numbered by artist Daniel M. Davis and will be printed on 50 year archival paper.   30 will be sold each day so make sure to get their early before the day’s allotment is gone.
Steam Crow Gallery
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Super7 (#4729):

  • Pocket Baseball Boy by Brian Flynn.  This guy stands 3″ tall and is a bright yellow vinyl with red stitching. Price and edition size TBA.
  • Fossilla by Joshua Herbolsheimer.  This gray, unpainted dinosaur stands 9″ tall and has articulated legs, arms and head.  It also comes with a bonus backing card.  Price and edition size TBA.
  • Taoking sculpted by Cosmo Liquid.  Standing 9″ tall with articulated legs, arms and tail this guy also glows in the dark!  Price and edition size TBA.
  • Foster Caramel & Cream by Brian Flynn.   This adorable 3″ cannibal cookie is a must have.  Price and edition size TBA.
  • Milton Rainbow Sherbet by Brian Flynn.   This brightly colored walking ice-cream cone stand 3″ tall and would look perfect next to Foster!  Price and edition size TBA.
  • Pumpkin Boy Skulletor by Brian Flynn.  This guy stands 6″ tall and is re-imagined take on Super7’s mascot Mummy Boy.  Price and edition size TBA.
  • Zombiefighter Marbled Red Swirl.  This guy stands 6″ and has an articulated neck and arms.  Price and edition size TBA.
  • Rose Vampire Casket Cruiser Chocolate Racer by Joshua Horbolsheimer.  measuring about 4″ long, this brightly colored figure also has free-rolling wheels!
  • Frederick The Beetle by Super7 and Monster Family.  This 4″ figure is articulated and is cast in pink translucent vinyl with glitter!  Price and edition size TBA.
  • Hollis Turd by Super7 and Monster Family. Standing 4″ tall this figure is articulated at the neck.  Price and edition size TBA.
  • Honoo by Super7 and Monster Family.  Standing 4″ tall, he is cast in a translucent pink vinyl and very brightly colored.  Articulated at the neck, the price and edition size is TBA.
  • Leroy C. by Super7 and Monster Family.  Cast in translucent green vinyl this happy dinosaur measures in at 4″.  Price and edition size TBA.
  • Little Prick by Brian Flynn.  This underwear wearin’ cactus is cast in glow in the dark green vinyl and stands 4″ tall.  Price and edition size TBA.
  • Power Mister by Sun-Min and David Horvath.  The Ugly Doll creators have made this guy from translucent gray vinyl and metallic glitter.  Price and edition size TBA.
Super7 Gallery
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Symbiote Studios (#4533):

  • Symbiote Panda Vinyl Toys.  There will be 4 different types of these and they will cost $12.99 each.  10% of all sales will go towards Pandas International!
  • Symbiote Cat Vinyl Toys.  There will be 4 different types of these and they will cost $12.99 each.  10% of all sales towards the Hermitage Cat Shelter!
Symbiote Studios Gallery
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ThreeA Toys (#2643):

ThreeA had a presale for their SDCC exclusives on June 27th, it was closed almost as soon as it opened.  Only people who where lucky enough to get their pre-orders in will be able to get these at the show.  That’s the bad news, the good news is if you are a 3aa member you will have a shot at these exclusives starting July 12th!

  • Zomb by Ashley Wood and IDW.  Limited to 250 pieces in blind boxes.  There are two different Zombs, so try your luck and see which one you get!
  • Portal Companion Cube Square.  This is a must have for the Portal fanatics out there, there are two VALVe exclusives from ThreeA toys this year.  This one will cost $40.
  • Team Fortress 2 Sandvich.  This is the second VALVe exclusive.  It will run $50.
  • Mighty Squaro-Price and edition size TBA.
ThreeA Toys Gallery
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Tokidoki (#4731):

  • Cactus Rocker Blue. This guy will no doubt be limited and he costs $39.95.  Edition size TBA.
Tokidoki Gallery
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Tonner (#4149):

  • “Zombie Boy” Rick Genest Doll. As seen in Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” video, this piece is limited to only 500 pieces and Rick will be at their booth signing on Friday the 13th at 11 a.m. and at 3 p.m. Price TBA.
Tonner Gallery
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Toynami (#3229):

  • Angry Panda Plush.  Price and edition size TBA.
  • Hello Kitty Chun Li (Street Fighter) Plush.  Price and edition size TBA.
  • Naruto Nine-Tailed Chakra Mode Action Figure Pre-Order.  Price and edition size TBA, this figure will be received in the mail AFTER Comic-Con.
  • Skelanimals The Dark Knight Rises Plush.  Price and edition size TBA.
Toynami Gallery
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Toy Tokyo (#5336):

 

Triforce (#2846):

  • Batman: Arkham City Catwoman Riddler Trophy. This awesome replica stands 19” tall, features a working LED light effect, is limited to 100 pieces and costs $400. It will be available at the Triforce booth for pre-order.
Triforce Gallery
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Underground Toys (#3751):

  • Doctor Who: Victory of the Daleks’ Collector Set.  The set includes a Winston Churchill figure with head and right hand.  Edition size and price TBA.  No pictures have been released yet.

Vannen Watches:

  • The Walking Dead Wristwatch-The watch features a one-handed Rick on a three-handed watch!  The watch will be signed by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard and gets its inspiration from The Walking Dead’s 100th issue which will also be out at Comic-Con!  It will cost $85.00 and edition size is TBA.

Zenescope & The CS Moore Studio (#2301):

Zenescope & The CS Moore Studio Gallery
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