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5:00 PM on 08.01.2013

Matty Collector to start SDCC post-sale soon

[ UPDATE: Webarella sold out during Early Access (as predicted!) and the Superman vs Zod 2-pack seems to have been bumped to US$50. The pre-sale was apparently moved back a few hours due to technical issues ] Matty Collector'...

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9:00 PM on 07.27.2013

SDCC 2013: Dragatomi (Part 2)

The second part of our Dragatomi booth coverage features works from ESC-Toy, Javier Jimenez, Jeremiah Ketner, Ryan the Wheelbarrow, Super Cooper, Betso, Tasha Zimich, Plaseebo, and more. Two things of note are southerndr...

Brian Szabelski

7:15 PM on 07.27.2013

SDCC 2013: Play Imaginative

Yes! Anime's booth contained products from Play Imaginative. Everything we got a look at will be available this year, so if you're not into waiting, that should be good news. The exclusives on offer consisted of the Jim Lee B...

Tianxiao Ma

5:30 PM on 07.27.2013

SDCC 2013: 3D Retro

3D Retro's SDCC booth was filled with exclusives and other designer toys from different artists. My favorite exclusive was their mashup figure, Evel Fett: Boba Edition that they made with the help of Retro Outlaw. This figur...

Vanessa Cubillo

5:00 PM on 07.27.2013

SDCC 2013: Beefy & Co.

Beefy & Co.'s booth played host to a ton of customs, featuring their Big Bad Buddha and Ghost Tribe Warrior figures. Josh Mayhem, UNCLE, Bash Projects, Artmymind, Tasha Zimich, Komega, JRad, Eckotyper, Shadoe Delgado, Car...

Brian Szabelski

4:30 PM on 07.27.2013

SDCC 2013: Minimates panel and Headquarters

The Minimates panel at San Diego Comic Con was one that I had been greatly looking forward to. I learned that the franchise had been around for 11 years (10 for the Marvel portion) and I couldn't wait to hear what was coming ...

Natalie Kipper

4:00 PM on 07.27.2013

SDCC 2013: Dragatomi (Part 1)

It goes without saying that Dragatomi had one of the busiest booths in the designer toy section during SDCC. There always seemed to be something going on there (usually a signing) and if there wasn't, there were plenty of cus...

Brian Szabelski



SDCC 2013: Funko photo
SDCC 2013: Funko
by Natalie Kipper

If you were to ask me which booth at San Diego Comic Con had the greatest number of event-exclusive merchandise, my answer, without a doubt, would be Funko. Their booth always seemed to have a line that snaked around it and spilled out into the walkway. The booth itself was of medium size and used its lighted shelves to create walls for the area. 

With exclusive toys ranging in theme from Disney to My Little Pony to popular movie and comic book characters, there was something for everyone (which explains the line, I guess). I would say my two favorites were the Funko POP! Oswald and Dumbo figures. I noticed a few attendees "ooh"-ing and "aah"-ing over the flocked Hello Kitty figures, too. Funko's Wacky Wobblers line also included a few exclusives but the majority were definitely from the POP! line.

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2:00 PM on 07.27.2013

SDCC 2013: DKE Toys

Most of what DKE Toys had at their SDCC booth this year were the exclusives for the show, eschewing the gigantic booth they've had in years past. That meant that unlike years past, there were no tiny surprises tucked away in ...

Brian Szabelski

11:30 AM on 07.27.2013

SDCC 2013: Dumbrella

Andrew Bell was once again hanging out at the Dumbrella booth for SDCC, and this year, he didn't have as much on the designer toy side. Both the exclusives were colorways of previously released pieces. One was a blue variant ...

Brian Szabelski

11:00 AM on 07.27.2013

SDCC 2013: Mattel - WWE figures

Mattel's WWE corner of their booth had a ton of figures on display that were shown off at the WWE panel, along with some surprises that were not. Some of them looks pretty good (see: The Shield trio), while others just look ....

Brian Szabelski



9:00 AM on 07.27.2013

SDCC 2013: eFX

eFX had an assortment of very nice, very expensive things on display. The officially licensed prop replica maker's booth consisted mostly of Star Wars items, including a very neat unpainted version of Boba Fett's helmet. Join me after the jump for an up-close look at some things a bit out of my price range.

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