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 is releasing its previews in waves with iconic characters from Star Wars, Scott Pilgrim, Marvel, cartoons, DC Comics and TV shows already among those teased.

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

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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 ring.

The new books were first teased during San Diego Comic-Con this summer.

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Show exclusives: Can there be too much of a good thing?

comic-con-logochuckRozanskiSan Diego Comic-Con has come and gone and Mile High Comics owner Chuck Rozanski offered some interesting thoughts on one facet of the event that has continued to grow over the years as it has exploded into way more than simply a comic book show.

Exclusives.

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Gallery From The Floor: San Diego Comic-Con exclusives & more

Recreate the noble journey of the great Jedi Master with the highly collectible Obi-Wan Kenobi Pack. Featuring authentic, movie-accurate detail, this elite 6-inch scale Obi-Wan Kenobi figure comes equipped with Jedi robe, 2 lightsabers, an electronic light-up table, and Princess Leia hologram delivering a vital message. San Diego Comic-Con is here and several companies collectors are familiar with can be found on the show floor at the biggest show of them all.

It’s an impossibility to see it all — even if you’re there — but Buzz has scoured a few manufacturers’ Twitter accounts to show off a few of their displays and scenes from the show as well as some of the items they’ll have on display and available.

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

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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.

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Topps Doctor Who promo cards can be found at San Diego Comic-Con

16DWSDCC-10TH_DOCTOR_AND_FRIENDS-lores_Page_01Television fans at San Diego Comic-Con will find unique Topps cards at the big show if they visit the booth for BBC America.

It’s there that three 10-card sets for Doctor Who will be for sale for $20 each at the show and each examines a different season.

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

2016-Comic-Con-Alien-Anthology-e-Pack-Upper-Deck-Digital-Trading-CardsThe 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 more that can be sent to them. The launch begins at San Diego Comic-Con.

“We have been working diligently to be able to announce the momentous release of Alien Anthology on e-Pack at Comic-Con, which brings together some of the most passionate fans and collectors in our industry,” said Jason Masherah, President of Upper Deck. “We strive to bring collectors the most innovative new products, and the release of Alien Anthology on e-Pack allows us to give fans a pack opening experience like they’ve never had before.”

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

2016-Comic-Con-Upper-Deck-Gallery-Marvel-Hall-D-Premium-PosterThe 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, The Avengers, The Guardians of the Galaxy and more seen above is $85 and will be available throughout the show while supplies last.

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