San Diego Comic-Con is back and as always Cool Toy Review, and our sister site Rebelscum, are bringing you up to the second coverage of the event. Like the the last few years this year's coverage will be broken down by company to make it easier for you to follow the companies you collect. Simply scroll down and find the companies you like and you'll find the latest update on the top of the list!
The Bridge Direct Booth
Text & Photography by D. Martin Myatt and Rich Alot.
Next up in our continuing 2013 San Diego Comic-Con coverage is a look at The Bridge Direct booth
decked out in all its Hobbit glory. Follow the above link to see the the next wave of figures in a toy line we can't get enough of!
Dark Horse's Booth
As our 2013 San Diego Comic-Con coverage comes closer to an end, we take a look at the Dark Horse booth
The DC Collectibles Sneak Peek
Before the doors opened for Preview Night at this year's San Diego Comic-Con, DC Collectibles held a special sneak peek event showing off some of the new stuff they were going to put in their display as well as a few pieces that may not be ready for public reveal just quite yet. Click through for the gallery we could publish
. Beyond this set of images, they also had displayed action figures of Kid Flash, Superboy and Wonder Girl in their New 52 Teen Titans costumes, a new Poison Ivy Women Of The DCU statue as well as design art for DC Bombshells Zatanna and Stargirl!
The DC Collectibles Booth
Our 2013 San Diego Comic-Con continues with a new gallery showing off all that was on display in the DC Collectibles booth
The Diamond Select Toys Booth
The next booth we visited had some great stuff that we couldn't photograph, such as the Aliens Minimates set, the 7-inch Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) figure based on her Thor: The Dark World appearance, and '66 Batman and Robin mini busts. Despite not being able to share these cool items with you, there were still plenty other new items at the Diamond Select Toys booth
that we could! Follow the link above to have a look for yourself.
The Factory Entertainment Booth
One booth that we'd like to point out with very special interest in our 2013 San Diego Comic-Con coverage is the The Factory Direct booth
. Our friends at Factory had many cool items on display, and judging by the crowds surrounding their booth at all hours of the show, we aren't the only ones digging what they are doing!
The Gentle Giant Ltd Booth
Following the official opening of San Diego Comic-Con 2013, the team's first gallery showcases the Gentle Giant booth
and you can also get a brief run down of what was shown on Preview Night
Your First Look At Hasbro's Marvel Display
OK, yeah, they are grainy iPhone images, but they only need to keep you going until Wednesday! Follow this link to have a quick look at Hasbro's day one Marvel displays
in their booth at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con. See anything you are excited about?
Hasbro's Marvel Displays
Our 2013 San Diego Comic-Con continues with a closer look at Hasbro's Marvel offerings
. Follow the above link to check out their Wolverine, Marvel Legends, Marvel Universe, Spider-Man, Thor: The Dark World, Avengers and other related lines!
Hasbro's G.I. Joe Display
Despite it being a movie year, Hasbro's 2013 San Diego Comic-Con G.I. Joe display
wasn't as large as we were expecting, and all the pieces displayed were shown during Toy Fair
. That said, the figures being offered up soon are all really cool. If the Kwinn hasn't won your heart over, the classic Cobra Commander and Storm Shadow are sure to do the trick.
Hasbro's Marvel Panel Image Gallery
On Friday afternoon at San Diego Comic-Con, the Hasbro Marvel panel unveiled new items from the Captain America: The Winter Soldier line, Thor: The Dark World line, Iron Man 3 line and more, and we now have posted a gallery of images
for all of the figures that were revealed.
What Happened At The Hasbro Marvel Panel?
Curious what Hasbro's Marvel team had to say at their panel at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con? Look no further that here for a rundown of their presentation complete with a look at the complete slideshow presentation. Click through
to find out more!
One Last Look At the Hasbro Marvel Display
Like clockwork, the Hasbro team always adds new figures to their display after the Marvel panel and the tradition continued at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con. Follow this link to see all the new additions
The Hot Toys Display
Like past San Diego Comic-Cons, Hot Toys has their figures and related items on display in the Sideshow Collectibles booth. Unlike previous years however, the 2013 display is huge and makes up about 1/4 of the space. Follow this link to check out the first of two galleries showing off all the very cool stuff
they had for the public to drool over.
The Hot Toys Display Part II
Our photographic tour of the 2103 San Diego Comic-Con continues with a new gallery rounding out everything on displa Hot Toys has their figures and related items on display in the Sideshow Collectibles booth that didn't make it into the last gallery. Follow this link to see on else on display
in the Hot Toys section.
The Kotobukiya Booth
Check out all the cool stuff on display in the Kotobukiya booth
including the first three prototypes in their upcoming Avengers ARTFX+ collection, two new Marvel Fine Arts statues, the four newest DC New 52 ARTFX+ statues and a pile of Bishoujo prototypes!
Mattel's Masters Of The Universe Display
Considering how big of a company Mattel is, it is rewarding to know that the people behind their Matty Collector efforts are listening to their consumer base and the proof is in the pudding at the Masters Of The Universe display in their San Diego Comic-Con booth with the totally reworked Castle Grayskull. When it was shown to us at Toy Fair
, it was already very cool, but some collectors had concerns, and Mattel addressed all of them with the new version. Follow the above link to check it out, but be forewarned, you may drool on your keyboard...
Mattel's DC Comics Action Figure Displays
You can't swing a cat at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con without hitting a 1966 Batman product, and we're alright with that. For 7-inch articulated action figures, we love what they had on display in their booth. Follow this link to check out that and all the other DC Comics related action figures
they have in their booth.
Mattel's Action Figure Displays Update
After their Mattypalooza at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con, Mattel added some new figures into their DC Universe displays. Follow this link to see all the new action figures
Mattel's Monster High Display
When it comes to Mattel toy lines one stands out above all others, and we are certain time will tell that Monster High
may reach Star Wars level collectible values and long term interest. As such, we wouldn't consider our 2013 San Diego Comic-Con coverage complete if we didn't include the line in its own gallery. Follow the link above to have a look at this cool collection.
Mattel's Sunday Display & Mattypalooza Details
Wrapping up our 2013 San Diego Comic-Con coverage from Mattel, we've added a gallery of front and reverse photos
of Mattel's newly revealed MOUTC figures, announced during their Mattypalooza panel. In addition, we've added the presentation from the Mattypalooza panel
. The presentation is a great resource to see date and pricing information for all of their upcoming releases and subscriptions, and get details on Mattel's new partnership with Stan Lee's POW Entertainment.
The Mezco Toyz Booth
Our 2013 San Diego Comic-Con coverage comes closer to an end, we take a look at the Mezco Toyz booth
The NECA Booth
After an unexpected last minute surprise Metallica show in a sweet little, yet completely packed venue, our 2013 San Diego Comic-Con coverage continued with a visit to the NECA booth
. Follow this link to see their latest 1/4 scale and 7-inch scale action figures!
The Quantum Mechanix Booth
Our 2013 San Diego Comic-Con coverage continues with a look at all the cool stuff on display in Quantum Mechanix booth
. Follow the above link to have a closer look at their latest Super 8, Star Trek, Big Bang Theory and Firefly collectibles!
The Sideshow Collectibles Booth Part I
If you've never been to the San Diego Comic-Con, let us tell you right now that the Sideshow Collectibles booth is massive, and you may be able to appreciate just how large it is from part 1 of our gallery
. And while you're at it, check out our brief report
on some of the 1/6 scale stuff that was on display.
The Sideshow Collectibles Booth Part II
On Thursday morning, Sideshow Collectibles gave us an opportunity to shoot their entire 2013 San Diego Comic-Con booth without the protective covers. Of course, as we said before, their display is massive, so even at this there is more to shoot, but this new gallery takes a great big dent out of it! Follow this link to have a closer look
The Sideshow Collectibles Booth Part III
As our 2013 San Diego Comic-Con continues we move on to our third and final gallery showcasing the collectibles on display in the Sideshow Collectibles booth
The Square Enix Booth
Square Enix had a number of new reveals on display
at Comic-Con, including some incredibly detailed Star Trek figures that will please Trekkies looking for high-quality figures based on the J.J. Abrams' reboot. Set your phasers for stunning and click through to view the full Square Enix's gallery
and see the other reveals that include figures based on the Alien, Batman, Assassin's Creed and Robocop licenses.
The Super7 Booth
If there were one line of figures we were most excited to see at this year's San Diego Comic-Con it would be none other than the Alien ReAction Figures
at the Super7 booth, and we weren't the only ones! Their 1979 Advance Promotional Sample two pack
sold out on Preview Night, and the line up for the Early Bird set has been steady since the doors have opened! Follow the link above to have a closer look at the best 3 3/4-inch action figure collection to be offered in 2013 so far.
The Toynami Booth
Next up in our 2013 San Diego Comic-Con coverage is a gallery showing off everything on display in the Toynami booth
. Follow the above link to have a closer look!
The Weta Booth
One company that never fails to impress is Weta, and their booth at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con was incredibly cool. Follow this link to see everything they had on display
The Yes Anime Booth
Yes Anime's San Diego Comic-Con booth is chock-full of Super Alloy 1/4 scale and 1/7 scale Iron Man 3 and 1/6 scale DC Universe Super Alloy figures! Follow this link to have a look at these cool figures
, which includes the new Green Lantern figure.