The San Diego Comic Convention is here once again, where comic freaks and toy geeks from all over the world converge at one of the planet's biggest multigenre fan convention. Expanding to more than just comics, including everything pop culture such as horror, anime, manga, animation, toys, collectible card games, video games, webcomics, and fantasy novels. Going to Comic Con should be on your "Things I need to do before I grow old" list. I'd definitely love to go to Comic Con one of these days. 4 days of comics, toys, and games is something one should not pass. What more could a geek like me ask for innit? Seeing as how major SDCC is to the fanboys, the manufacturers would usually take this opportunity to sell exclusive merchandise to the few hundred thousand people visitors who are lucky enough to make their way to SDCC.
Though exclusive as it may be, sometimes big evil capitalist like Hasbro and Sideshow do sell their items way beyond the convention. I managed to snag a SDCC Exclusive Mighty Muggs Ironman from Isetan, so yeah go figure. Now apparently Hot Toys is also getting in on the act. Hot Toys will be producing an Ironman Mark 3 exclusively for SDCC. Yeap, you heard right folks, another variant to the Ironman suit. This time in Gunmetal Grey with a hint of tarnish and rust. Honestly it doesn't look half bad. Pick it up If you have spare cash lying around the house or underneath your bed. I wouldn't mind getting me one.
Other Sideshow SDCC exclusives worth mentioning is the Crimson Cobra Commander and Luke Skywalker and Han Solo in Stormtrooper Disguise Twin pack. So for those of you living in Singapore and wanna score these Exclusive figures, head on down to Simply Toys and make your pre-orders. Pre-orders for non attendees will open on the 15th of May.
I went down to collect my 1:6 suits from XL on Saturday. The "Tony Stark" Hot Toys suit and Toymaster 3 piece suits came in on Wednesday. I don't really have any nude figures at the moment, waiting for the new TT's to arrive so I can't really show you the suits in action. The Hot Toys suit looks pretty good, seeing as how they've done a few figures with suits on they've manage to pull this one off really well. The only thing about the set that I didn't like was the shoes.
Toymaster's 3 piece suit looks good too. I picked up both the black suit (tie) and the brown suit (bow tie). Tho the material isn't as good as Hot Toys', it's still a pretty decent looking suit. I can't wait go get my hands on the new TTs so I can test the suits out. Until then, this will have to do.
Hello there fellow junkies. My name is Armand and this is my blog. I collect pop culture related items, anything I can get my hands on. From toys to comics, movies, music, trading cards, posters, magazines, graphic books and advertising books.
After seeing fellow collectors like Mr. Shaun, Mr. Ken Moo and the great Mr. Alex catalog their prize possessions, I was inspired to start my very own collection blog. I will try my very best to catalog my collections as well as blog all things pop culture.
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