Buzz Break: 2017 Cryptozoic DC Comics Bombshells trading cards

From time to time, Buzz will break a box of something and post the results here. Like this and want to see more? Or maybe there’s a box you’d want to see busted? Send Buzz an email at BlowoutBuzz@blowoutcards.com.

The box: 2017 Cryptozoic DC Comics Bombshells
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com 

Packs per box:
 24 plus one Golden Goddess vinyl figure
Cards per pack: 5
Cards in this box: 120
Base set completion: 
64 of 64 (100 percent)
Duplicates: 3

 

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Gallery: 2017 Cryptozoic DC Comics Bombshells trading cards

We’re less than a month away from a new arrival from Cryptozoic — one that combines cardboard with even more.

It’s 2017 Cryptozoic DC Comics Bombshells, which celebrates DC Comics‘ stars with 1940s pinup-propaganda poster stylings and includes one Golden Goddess vinyl figure variant in every box.

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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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DC Bombshells will be landing in Funko Pop! collections soon

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The Bombshells are coming to a toy aisle near you.

Funko is readying a series of eight World War II pinup-style takes on iconic DC Comics characters that we have seen elsewhere but now they will be found as Pop! toys.

Collectively, they’re known as the the DC Bombshells.

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Buzz Movie Trailer Vote: Baywatch (opens May 19) + check out even more upcoming trailers here

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The first trailer for Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson‘s Baywatch reboot has arrived in advance of its arrival on May 19, giving the world a new take — an R-rated comedy — at the life-saving crew that included C.J. Parker, Mitch Buchanan and Stephanie Holden.

Oh, and we’re sure we’ll get another character — The Hoff — with a cameo, too.

Check out the trailer and tell us what you think after the jump.

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Gallery: Sideshow’s high-end figures must be seen to be believed

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Sometimes you just get sidetracked by an email.

That was the case Friday morning when the latest images from Sideshow Toys spotlighting its newest (and some past) Premium Format figures arrived in Buzz’s inbox.

They’re premium in size — in the case of Deadpool here 24 inches tall and 14 pounds — and premium in price. But, most importantly, they’re premium in appeal as they are ridiculously detailed in their varying forms.

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Funko readies hefty lineup of Batman: The Animated Series & DC Comics toys coming next month

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The iconic stars of the DC Comics universe are coming to the toy aisles once again with additions to three lines from Funko arriving next month.

There will be new Funko Pop! toys, a new line of Mystery Minis and new Dorbz — some with glow-in-the-dark capabilities — on shelves very soon.

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

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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 Comic-con.

Inspired by 1940s pinup art with a cartoon twist, the first series of these miniature vinyls will include Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn, Catwoman and Batwoman among the 10 characters found inside.

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Buzz Break: 2016 Cryptozoic Justice League trading cards

2016-justice-leagueFrom time to time, Buzz will break a box of something and post the results here. Like this and want to see more? Or maybe there’s a box you’d want to see busted? Send Buzz an email at BlowoutBuzz@blowoutcards.com.

2016-justice-league-1The box: 2016 Cryptozoic Justice League trading cards
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com 

Packs per box:
 24
Cards per pack: 5
Cards in this box: 121
Base set completion: 
63 of 63 (100 percent)
Duplicates: 9

 

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Gallery: DC Comics Justice League sketch cards

topimagesWe’re less than a month away from the arrival of Cryptozoic‘s DC Comics Justice League cards and the company has been busy teasing the sketch cards to be found in the product.

There will be two types of sketches to be found — standard and diecut cards cut to look like the Hall of Justice.

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Batman vs. Superman Character Armor caps from New Era … do you wear them or collect them?

Batman-v-Superman1The merchandising of “geek films” has been as massive as the box office the box office for sci-fi, comic and other franchises in the last decade and beyond and the latest in New Era Caps are perhaps a perfect example of the eternal dilemma.

Do you use them or collect them?

In the case of the Batman vs. Superman Character Armor 59FIFTY caps from New Era, they’re unique and pricey, which might add to that debate even though they are hats with no packaging to worry about.

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Funko reveals Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice toy lineups

jpeg-5With the blockbuster Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice less than three months away, we’re just getting warmed up when it comes to the marketing and merchandising — and the latest reveal for the DC franchise is here with a full line of vinyl from Funko.

That means you can get Batfleck and Supes in a few ways — and none of them bleed.

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