One week from now, Comic-Con International will be in full swing. Attendees will be snatching up convention exclusives while companies rock their booths and prepare panel presentations. All kinds of news will come flooding out of San Diego, CA. But, before that, DC Collectibles and Funko have a few more items to look forward to at the show. Meanwhile, properties like the X-Men and Batman '66 had a great week with new reveals from a variety of companies.
DC COLLECTIBLES SDCC EXCLUSIVES | DC Collectibles announced an all-new exclusive for SDCC this year. The piece is a 9.35-inch tall full color Harley Quinn based on her appearance in "Batman: Arkham City." The company also previewed a variety of SDCC announcements like the addition of Creeper, Killer Croc, Harley Quinn and Robin to the Batman: The Animated Series/The New Batman Adventures line. Other premieres will include "Arkham Knight" versions of Scarecrow, Batman, Harley and Arkham Knight, the Scarlet Speedster from the upcoming CW series "The Flash," new "Arrow" figures and a few other items mentioned below in the posts about solicits.
FUNKO SDCC EXCLUSIVES | The exclusives just don't stop coming from Funko. At this point, we wouldn't be surprised if they have more tricks up their sleeve even with the show just days away. This week, the company unveiled new Pop Vinyls including bloody Sharknado, flocked Ghost from "Game of Thrones," glow-in-the-dark Billy from the Saw films, Sloth sporting his Superman shirt and flocked Lion-O and glow-in-the-dark Mumm-Ra from "Thundercats." A full series of "Game of Thrones" Mystery Minis will also be at the show, all in black-and-white to celebrate the dead. "GoT" fans can also get their hands on a Tyrion Lannister Legacy figure with battle axe and helmet. Finally, the ReAction line will expand with a new Jack Skellington and Sloth -- again with Supershirt -- from "Goonies."
DC COLLECTIBLES FIGURES | As if the SDCC preview wasn't enough, DC Collectibles also revealed their latest batch of solicits which included a variety of new action figures. The company has a line based on the upcoming animated feature "Justice League: Throne of Atlantis" including Aquaman, Mera, Black Manta and Ocean Master. Meanwhile, the Greg Capullo-designed Batman figures continue with a third wave featuring Zero Year Batman, Batgirl, Commissioner Gordon and Two-Face. Fans of "Arrow" will be exited to see that DCC is working on an Oliver Queen figure with Totem and a staff-wielding Black Canary.
The fifth line of Scribblenauts Unmasked figures is also ready to go. This one consists of Swamp Thing, Harley Quinn, Alloy, Gold Flash, Deathstroke, Green Lantern John Stewart and a pair of mystery figures. Finally, DCC also announced that fans of the brand can pick up 20-packs of figure stands with the company's logo emblazoned on them.
KOTOBUKIYA MARVEL | Wolverine and Jubilee go together like chocolate and peanut butter, so it's no surprise that Kotobukiya revealed pieces of both this week. Wolverine joins the X-Men Danger Room Sessions line of Fine Art statues this March in his brown costume while Jubilee rocks short shorts in her Bishoujo entry. She'll be available in January.
X-MEN | The X-Men aren't all about Danger Room sessions and sexy poses, though, sometimes they go up against real threats like this Sentinel here from Sideshow Collectibles. This June-shipping behemoth measures in at 32 inches and comes with swap-out heads for a classic or more modern looking piece. The heads can also be positioned in a few different poses. And of course, there are a variety of light-up portions to the piece.
BATMAN '66 EXCLUSIVES | Figures Toy Company unleashed a variety of wacky exclusives based on their MEGO-esque line of Batman '66 toys. The variations include Batman in a Pink Cowl, Joker in a gray suit, Boxing Riddler, Boxing Batman, Joker in an opera outfit and Joker in his softball outfit. The latter two are exclusive to Toycade and Entertainment Earth, respectively.
BATMAN '66 | We saved the biggest Batman '66 announcement for last: NECA's 1:4 scale Robin as played by Burt Ward. The 17-inch tall figures comes with a fabric costume, Batarang, communicator and multiple hands. In other words, he's ready to take on the worst Gotham has to offer with his chum Batman! Robin will be out in November, which also happens to be the month Warner Bros. will debut the full 1960s "Batman" TV series on home video!