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Under The Tents: HopCon: Power Rangers, w00tstout, ghostgirl, Artist and Author Confirmations, TMNT

While we wait for more news on Open Registration and Hotelmaggedon: 2014 Edition, we’ve been gathering up more news on San Diego Comic-Con. Today’s update brings us news on Power Rangers, the return of w00tstout, ghostgirl, more artist and author confirmations, and a 30th anniversary celebration for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Here’s some news you might have missed: Stone Brewing ... Read More »

Toy Fair 2014: Funko’s ReAction Figures and Plans for SDCC

When we were making our short list of booths to visit during Toy Fair 2014, Funko was at the top. The company’s line of licensed Pop! Vinyls have always been a big hit with our readers and Comic-Con attendees, and the addition of Super7’s ReAction line made Funko hotter than ever. So we were given a tour of the booth ... Read More »

Toy Fair 2014: Kidrobot’s Big Comic-Con Plans

One of the most exciting booths we were able to check out at Toy Fair 2014 belonged to Kidrobot, producer of designer collectibles and venerable Comic-Con exclusive exhibitor. The company was showing off its 2014 retail offerings, which included a treasure trove of licenses every SDCC attendee would salivate over: Futurama, The Simpsons, CAPCOM, and now Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, ... Read More »

Toy Fair 2014: NECA

NECA has always been known among San Diego Comic-Con attendees for its high-quality collectibles, but we think they raised the bar to a new level with last year’s 8-bit Jason figure, with its retro NES-style packaging and awesome concept. So we put down NECA on our “must-see” list at Toy Fair 2014, to try and get the scoop on what ... Read More »

Toy Fair 2014: Star Wars Rebels, Alien Figures to Debut at SDCC

We have news of two fan-favorite companies debuting new licensed figures at San Diego Comic-Con this year. First, Hasbro has confirmed it will reveal 3.75-inch figures from the Star Wars Rebels line at SDCC this July. Newsarama reported that figures for Sabine and Hera, two female characters from the upcoming animated series, would be revealed at the con. We reached out ... Read More »

Toy Fair 2014: Icon Heroes, Factory, Mimoco, Square Enix and Doctor Who

Call it Comic-Conditioning. We hit the convention floor this week at the toy industry’s biggest gathering, the annual Toy Fair trade show in New York City. Many popular SDCC exhibitors were present at Toy Fair, so we asked them to spill the beans on their convention exclusives. Some did, but most couldn’t because their designs were still pending and couldn’t ... Read More »

Toy Fair 2014: Hasbro Preview Event Recap

Each winter, the toy world descends upon icy New York City to unveil its upcoming offerings during the annual Toy Fair trade show. This is typically an event for those in the industry to wheel and deal, finalize license agreements and connect buyers with new product offerings. It is also, however, a chance for us to get a first glimpse ... Read More »

Under The Tents: Badge Pick-Up, San Diego Symphony Events, Star Wars, Power Rangers, Doug Jones, Shout! Factory

Comic-Con is creeping closer, and as it does, we’re finding out more and more about what we can expect at this year’s convention. This week we have news on badge pick-up procedures, several offsite events with the San Diego Symphony, a Star Wars book that will debut at SDCC, a big Power Rangers appearance, Hellboy‘s Doug Jones, and confirmations from ... Read More »

Under The Tents: Win A Trip For Two, Helix, Hot Wheels, Sherlock Party, Artist Confirmations

Lately, it’s seemed like the news has been badges, badges, and more badges thanks to Preregistration (which went about as well as could be hoped for most) – but that’s not the only thing going on in the world of Comic-Con. Already we’ve had more artist confirmations, the promise of another Sherlock offsite party this year, news about exclusives, and ... Read More »