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Comic-Con 2012 Recap Part 3: Sideshow Collectibles Marvel & DC

Today, I’ve got more from the Sideshow Collectibles booth with their Marvel and DC items. Sideshow this year showed again they’ve got the skills when it comes to Marvel and really surprised me with a DC offering that I will be getting a few from. Marvel wise the Iron Man Mark VI LSB was fantastic to see in person as was the Hulk Maquette from The Avengers. Maybe the most impressive Marvel piece though was the LSF of Dr. Doom himself and has been shown on Sideshow site this item will have switch out sculpts. DC fans should be jumping for joy with the items that Sideshow had at Comic-Con with the Superman 1:1 bust, Superman PF, Batman PF, Green Lantern PF, and the amazing 1:6th figures Sideshow had on display. These comic based figures are a must if you’re a fan of these characters. As more info is released on them I will make sure you know.

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Sideshow Collectibles Online Comic-Con Day 7

The seventh day of Sideshow Collectibles Online Comic-Con event brings us a brand new Marvel Premium format and a in-progress photo of an upcoming Star Wars Premium Format. The Marvel Premium Format coming to collectors in May of 2013 will be none other than the Scarlet Witch. The cost of the Scarlet Witch comes in a $350, a $35 NRD, but does have the flex pay option so you can save up for the release next May. If collectors decide to get the exclusive option you will have a switch out hand with her Hex Power ready to be unleashed. Marvel fans also got a preview of a upcoming PF with the Scarlet Witch. The character making a surprise cameo is the Vision Premium Format. The Star Wars PF that fans got a preview look at is a head sculpt of the upcoming Darth Malgus Premium PF. Hopefully this piece will be at SDCC in just a few days.

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Sideshow Collectibles Online Comic-Con Day 3

Day 3 brings us another collectible from this summers biggest film so far The Avengers. Teaming up with Legacy Effects Sideshow brings us the Mark VII 1:1 bust. This like the other Iron Man busts has a presence that you feel even through the pictures not to mention just looks plain cool. Detail wise it matches what we saw on screen perfectly and has a great price of $800 for something so cool looking. This collectible isn’t due to ship until March of 201 but does have a flex pay set up and a $80 NRD.

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Sideshow Collectibles and Hot Toys News

Another week and more news coming from the two of the worlds best collectibles companies in Sideshow Collectibles and Hot Toys. Both companies this week delievered huge news for fans of Marvel and Star Wars. Sideshow Collecitlbes showed off multiple Star Wars items this week with the Utapau Airborne Trooper (which will go up for order next week), showed Commander Fox (one of the Comic-Con 2012 exclusives), and a sneek peak of parts of the next Darth Vader 1:6th. Hot Toys released a teaser image of the Iron Man Mark VII from this summers blockbuster The Avengers as well as the Black Widow figure going up for Pre-Order through Sideshow Collectibles. Jointly also we’ve been teased with what appears to be the Rescue Captain America 1:6th figure which will be a Comic-Con 2012 exclusive. As I get more information on all these items I will make sure to let you all know.
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Hot Toys Avengers 1:6th Loki and Iron Man Mark VII News

Hot toys via their facebook page has shown development images of the Mark VII figure that will hopefully be coming soon from this summers awesome movie The Avengers. Just from what we see it looks awesome but just seeing what it looked like in the movie we know it will look great. Up for sale now is The Avengers main bad guy and one of the coolest bad guys ever in Cinema Loki. You can get Loki from Sideshow Collectibles via any of the affiliate links on this page for $220 and he will ship in December of this year.

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“Hot Toys is proud to present the collectible figure of the 6th superhero from the hottest movie of the town – the 1/6th scale Loki Limited Edition Collectible Figurine of The Avengers from Marvel Studios. The movie-accurate collectible is specially crafted based on the image of Tom Hiddleston as Loki in the movie, highlighting the newly developed head sculpt, highly detailed costume, weapons and accessories.”

MMS Series 176
The 1/6th scale Loki Limited Edition Collectible Figurine specially features:
– Authentic and detailed fully realized likeness of Tom Hiddleston as Loki in The Avengers movie
– Approximately 32 cm tall
– TrueType body with over 30 points of articulations
– Black hair sculpture
– Movie-accurate facial expression with detailed wrinkles and skin texture
– Nine (9) pieces of interchangeable palms including:
– Two (2) pairs of relaxed palms
– One (1) pair of fists
– One (1) pair for holding dagger
– One (1) left open palm
– Each piece of head sculpt is specially hand-painted

Costume:

– One (1) green-coloured cape
– One (1) black long vest with leather-like materials and bronze-coloured armor
– One (1) long-sleeve leather-like black shirt with bronze-coloured armor and strap
– One (1) leather-like pants with patterns
– One (1) pair of black boots

Weapons:
– One (1) long and one (1) short scepter
– Two (2) daggers

Accessories:
– One (1) helmet
– One (1) muzzle
– One (1) pair of shackles
– Figure stand with Loki nameplate and the movie logo

Artists:
– Head Sculpted by Lee So Young
– Head Painted by JC. Hong
– Head Art Directed by Yulli

**Prototype shown, final product may be slightly different
Release date: Q4, 2012
TM 2012 Marvel & Subs.
2012 Hot Toys Limited. All Rights Reserved.


Hot Toys The Avengers Loki 1:6th Announcement

Hot Toys has announced the next figure in their line of 1:6th figures from this summer’s record setting film The Avengers. The character we’re getting a chance to order now is the main villain himself Loki. All we have right now is a teaser image but once details are put up and item up for Pre-Order I will make sure to let you know.

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Sideshow Collectibles, Weta Workshop, Gentle Giant, and Hot Toys News

This week collectors had were given the chance to order multiple items from all the major collecting companies from any license they really would want to buy from. These companies literally covered all my favorite licenses this week with The Lord of the Rings, Marvel, and Star Wars. Needless to say this was a great week for collectors on top of a great film like The Avengers coming out.

Now what exactly came out and from whom:

Sideshow Collectibles – Sideshow released the first statue from what is sure to be an amazing line of statues from the Star Wars saga. Darth Maul is the first character from the new Mythos line which gives us a look at the Star Wars characters we love but in moments we didn’t see in the films or cartoon. Maul in his statue is obviously training as he prepares to do Darth Sidious bidding in tearing apart the galaxy. The price for Darth Maul is $250 with a $25 NRD and a shipping in October of 2012. Do so now before its too late and you’re left holding the bag.

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Weta Workshop – The folks at Weta released the third statue in their mini-statue line of characters from The Lord of the Rings. The character who is joining the line up of characters is none other than that ranger known as Strider. This amazing statue is such a great representation of the character and happens to be from a moment when we first meeting him both in the movie and book. The price for Stirder is only $75 and he won’t be shipping until September/October of this year so please make sure you get this statue.

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Hot Toys – Hot Toys has given us the next character from this summer’s amazing move The Avengers with The God of Thunder himself Thor. This version of Thor is pretty awesome and I think a bit better than the first figure of the character. Thor comes with multiple hands and the cosmic cubes holding tube which will run you $200 but he won’t be shipping until December of this year. You can order this through Sideshow Collectibles or your favorite etailer.

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Gentle Giant – Another item from The Avengers comes to us from the folks of Gentle Giant. The Mark VII suit that Tony Stark breaks out during the movie is the first mini-bust from Gentle Giant for The Avengers. Right now the image is just a conceptual photo from the movie but it gives you an idea of what it will look like. Also if you order this weekend it will only cost you $59 with free shipping and starting Monday it will bump up to $85.

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