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It’s the calm before the storm! Fall has arrived and with it comes the fleeting sensation that New York Comic Con is almost upon us! The biggest pop culture event on the East Coast, NYCC 2019 it’s going to be an event of epic proportions. This week we’ve got a lot of new convention exclusive items to show you from some of our favorite companies like Diamond Select Toys, Entertainment Earth, and Funko. We’ve also got some other meats prices in store, so don’t waste any more time and head on into the 20s for the week of September 17th, 2019!
DST Is Headed To NYCC
New York Comic Con is just around the corner and our friends at Diamond Select Toys are dead set on giving you plenty of reasons to attend the convention in the form of a number of brand new convention exclusive collectibles! This week Diamond Select Toys has pulled back the curtains to reveal their full lineup of New York Comic Con 2019 exclusive items, which include characters from fan-favorite franchises like Godzilla, Ghostbusters, and DC Comics! If these items aren’t enough, Diamond Select is also going to be bringing some leftover San Diego Comic-Con 2019 convention exclusives to get fans another chance at grabbing items that may have missed out on the first time around. Check out the full information below!
October is nearly upon us, and that means New York Comic-Con is almost here! Running from October 3rd to 6th, one of the largest pop culture conventions in America will have hundreds of exhibitors showing their wares – including Diamond Select Toys and Gentle Giant Ltd.! At Booth #1644, the companies will have upcoming products on display, and they will present a panel in room 1C03 at 4:00 on Saturday. Plus, exclusives! Three items will be on sale exclusively at NYCC, as well as other recent con exclusives, so read on for details and make booth #1644 your first stop!
Godzilla VInimates Mechagodzilla Glow-In-The-Dark Vinyl Figure
Being glow-in-the-dark makes everything cooler, so we’ve made this exclusive 4” vinyl figure of Mechagodzilla totally GITD! Is it radioactive? Who cares! Put him on your shelf and let him glow you to sleep at night. Designed by Barry Bradfield. Limited to 250 pieces, $10.
DC Comic Vinimates Batman Who Laughs Black-and-White Vinyl Figure
One of the creepiest characters to debut in DC Comics in recent years is the Batman Who Laughs. Now, the evil Bat-Joker from the Dark Multiverse returns to the Vinimates line in a completely black-and-white version. He’ll make you red all over! Designed by Barry Bradfield. Limited to 250 pieces, $10.
Real Ghostbusters Scared Mr. Stay-Puft Action Figure
He’s a sailor, he’s in New York, and he’s headed for NYCC! This 8” action figure of Mr. Stay-Puft, the Marshmallow Man, is fully articulated, and features an exclusive “scared” head sculpt. Packaged in a full-color box with a fifth panel window flap. Designed by Yuri Tming, sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios. Limited to 500 pieces, $20.
Plus, it’ll be the last chance to get these SDCC exclusives:
Legends in 3D Marvel Comic SDCC X-Force Deadpool ½ Scale Bust, $150
Marvel Comics Gallery SDCC X-Force Deadpool PVC Diorama, $50
Muppets Select Deluxe Messy Swedish Chef Action Figure, $30
Pacific Rim Uprising Battle Damaged Gipsy Avenger Action Figure, $20
Star Wars Rebels Hera Syndulla Mini-Bust, $120
Star Wars Concept Sandtrooper Mini-Bust, $120
See you at booth #1644!
Entertainment Earth Has A World Of Possibilities At NYCC
Our good friends at Entertainment Earth are also planning to attend New York Comic Con 2019 in a little over two weeks, and while they may be more of a distributor than an actual toy company, they’ve definitely gone all out this year to ensure that the Entertainment Earth Booth is loaded with a great variety of exclusive collectables you won’t be able to find anywhere else. The full list of items was released this week and includes new Geeki Tikis, Pin Mates, Push Puppets, enamel pins, and more! Check out the full run of exclusives below!
Batman TV Series Batmobile with Batman and Robin Pin Mates and Papercraft Batcave and Wayne Manor
From Entertainment Earth, comes the BATMAN™ playset to end all BATMAN™ playsets! This unbelievable Batman TV Series Batmobile with Batman and Robin Pin Mates and Papercraft Batcave and Wayne Manor – Convention Exclusive contains a wooden BATMOBILE™ modeled after the design by George Barris for the 1966 BATMAN™ TV series, plus two retro-styled 2-inch scale wooden Pin Mates™ collectibles – BATMAN™ and ROBIN™. But the best part might be that they come packaged in an amazing BATCAVE™ and WAYNE MANOR™ diorama!
Wonder Woman Battle Damaged Invisible Jet with Wonder Woman and Cheetah Pin Mates Set
Take your Pin Mates™ collection to new heights with this terrific WONDER WOMAN™ Battle Damaged Invisible Jet with WONDER WOMAN™ and THE CHEETAH Pin Mates Set – Convention Exclusive from Bif Bang Pow!. It contains a wooden INVISIBLE JET™ with battle damage scars and two retro-styled 2-inch scale wooden Pin Mates collectibles, each featuring brightly colored 360-degree artwork. The figures are individually numbered within the Pin Mates Gold Series: WONDER WOMAN™ is number G30, and THE CHEETAH is number G31. The INVISIBLE JET™ has rolling wheels and seats one Pin Mates™ figure. Pop WONDER WOMAN™ into this fantastic INVISIBLE JET™ with rolling wheels and get ready for fun! This limited edition of only 600 pieces comes individually numbered with a holographic sticker. Ages 14 and up.
In the Heights Pin Mates Wooden Collectibles Set of 6
Lights up on Washington Heights! From Lin-Manuel Miranda’s 1st Tony Award-winning musical, In the Heights, comes miniature wooden collectibles of Usnavi, Vanessa, Nina, Benny, Sonny, and Abuela Claudia! Whether you’re a fan of that hit musical or you’re looking to expand your Lin-Manuel Miranda collection, you’ll love these delightful 2-inch tall collectibles. It’s the perfect size for your desk and pocket sized for adventures! Designed in a retro-style that’s reminiscent of figures from the 1960s and 1970s, they come in a window display box. Each character in the set is uniquely numbered on the bottom of the figure (as well as the packaging): Usnavi is S09, Vanessa S10, Nina, S11, Benny S12, Sonny S13, and Abuela Claudia is S14. These In the Heights Pin Mates™ are officially licensed from TeeRico by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Ages 14 and up.
KISS Alive II 3 3/4-Inch Action Figure Concert Lighting Deluxe Box Set
KISS fans rejoice…Bif Bang Pow! unveils the KISS Alive II 3 3/4-Inch Action Figure Concert Lighting Deluxe Box Set – Convention Exclusive. This boxed set continues with the album recreation theme by showcasing the figures with unique concert lighting like coloration on the faces as seen on the front of the Alive II album cover. Each figure features 11 points of articulation (neck, shoulders, biceps, elbows, hips, and knees) and comes with a corresponding instrument accessory. This Entertainment Earth Convention Exclusive is limited to only 200 pieces, each with an individually numbered holographic sticker. Ages 14 and up.
Rick and Morty Angry Mr. Meeseeks Jack-in-the-Box
From deep in his box, you can summon Mr. Meeseeks by twisting the crank, listening to “Pop Goes the Weasel,” and being startled by the blue creature you’ve called forth! With a detailed plastic head and fabric body, this kooky, edgy character in an innocent classic toy is a delight. Angry Mr. Meeseeks jumps right out at you in his retro tin jack-in-the-box, measuring 5 1/2-inches tall x 5 1/2-inches wide x 5 1/2-inches long. This Entertainment Earth Convention Exclusive is a limited edition of 3,006 pieces and comes with an individually numbered holographic sticker. Ages 14+.