Funko’s SDCC exclusives include plenty of collecting heavyweights

This year’s San Diego Comic-Con is about a month away and Funko has already started to tease its exclusive toys that will be for sale at the show of all shows for pop culture and entertainment. The Everett, Wash.-based company…

New WWE comics teased at SDCC, plus new Mattel WWE toys to come

World Wrestling Entertainment is getting into the comic book ring and it’s at San Diego Comic-Con to prove it. A partnership with BOOM! Studios begins at SDCC with five blind-wrapped one-page illustration/comic panels available in advance of an upcoming series.

Cryptozoic brings DC Bombshells to packs, too, with debut at SDCC

They’re coming to full-size vinyl. They’re coming to pennants. Now, they’re coming to packs. Cryptozoic‘s line of DC Comics Lil’ Bombshells vinyl figures are coming collectors in blind-wrapped tins in miniature form in August, but they’ll first be found at San Diego…

Upper Deck Gallery readies pair of prints, artist appearance for SDCC

The Upper Deck Gallery will be at San Diego Comic-Con next week and it will have a pair of prints as well as an artist appearance for those who are Marvel-inclined. The group image with an SDCC focus featuring Spider-Man,…

Funko launches new line of ‘Vnyl.’ toys at San Diego Comic-Con

“There’s no ‘i’ in Vynl. because there’s always two of them!” No, it’s not a typo — and that explains it for the naming of a new line of vinyl figures launching from Funko that’s making its debut at San…

WWE’s comic book push includes plenty of variant covers (gallery)

The first issue of WWE: Then. Now. Forever. recently hit comic book shops via Boom! Studios and between that arrival and upcoming issues’ incentive variants there should be plenty of options for fans of books and the action inside the…

Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (July 24)

The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now. What’s Buzzing Today: Griffey to Cooperstown, Chris Sale &…

Upper Deck brings Alien Anthology to e-Pack at San Diego Comic-Con

The aliens are going electronic on Wednesday. Upper Deck revealed on Monday that its recently released (and sold out) Alien Anthology product will be coming to its electronic e-Pack platform with insert cards, actor autographs, dog tag cards, sketch cards and…

Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Feb. 22)

The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now. What’s Buzzing Today: Big breaks, big bat cards, non-sports…