Figure Friday:SDCC 2009 Exclusives

Published on July 17th, 2009

This week for Figure Friday we’re going to take a look at some of the best San Diego Comic Con ’09  exclusive figures! We will have some great reviews for you Comic Impact readers on these figures in the coming weeks. So let’s see what you’ll need to save your money for at the Con when it comes to figures that will make your friends go  “OH WOW that’s cool! Where did you get that?”

AFX (Action Figure Xpress)

minimatesMarvel Minimates 4-Pack – Champions  Price: $16.00 Production Run: 2,000
This highly anticipated boxed set includes four of the original Champions team members – Angel (in his classic red outfit), Ghost Rider (Johnny Blaze), Black Widow, and Hercules!

Marvel Minimates 4-Pack – Thunderbolts  Price: $16.00 Production Run: 2,000

Dark Reign is THE story in today’s Marvel Universe and the Thunderbolts members play key roles in this saga. This boxed set includes Norman Osborn, Venom (Mac Gargan), Penance, and Radioactive Man!

Diamond Select Toys

SDCC 2009 Dark Avengers Minimates Box Set #2 Price: $15.99 Production Run: 2,000
Ripped from the best-selling Dark Avengers comic, this Marvel Minimates box set features Dark Reign’s Dark Avengers as never before! Including Ares, Sentry, Ms. Marvel and Hawkeye, this set is perfect for fans of the villainous Avengers. Available from Diamond retailers throughout the show floor. For a complete list, visit the Diamond PREVIEWS Booth (# 2401).

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DC Direct Blackest Night Action Figures Price: $20.00 each Production Run: below

Fully-articulated DC Direct action figures featuring Hal Jordan not only as a Green Lantern, but as a member of the Red, Orange, Blue and Yellow Corps as well, will be made available exclusively at this year’s Comic-Con. Each figure comes with its own lantern and a wearable power ring customized to specifications of each Corps. Each figure also comes in its own four-color, clam-shell styled box.

Sales of the figures will be limited to a maximum of two each of each of the five different figures that’ll be made available. Tickets will be handed-out twice each day that will allow recipients to purchase the exclusive figure designated for that day. The HAL JORDAN GREEN LANTERN Figure will be available beginning Wednesday until quantities are sold out.   Each of the other four (4) figures will made available only on the days listed below

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o   HAL JORDAN GREEN LANTERN (limited to 3000 pieces), sales to begin on Wednesday   07/22.
o   HAL JORDAN YELLOW LANTERN (limited to 1500 pieces), available for sale on Thursday   07/23.
o   HAL JORDAN BLUE LANTERN (limited to 1500 pieces), available for sale on Friday   07/24.
o   HAL JORDAN ORANGE LANTERN (limited to 1500 pieces), available for sale on Saturday   07/25.
o   HAL JORDAN RED LANTERN (limited to 1500 pieces), available for sale on Sunday   07/26.

Hasbro
Marvel Universe – Captain America  Price: $9.99 Production Run: TBA

The Super Soldier is Marvel Universe #0! Featuring special edition grey scale deco, this Captain America looks like he’s straight out of the headlines of the 1940’s! Showcasing the stunning artwork of Joe Quesada, this classic Cap is “frozen” in time and packaged on a single card for you to take home

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Marvel Universe – 3 ¾ 70th Anniversary Box Set Price: $39.99 Production Run: TBA

The Invaders are here! Celebrating 70 years of rich comic history, this exclusive box set pays tribute to a classic super team and four timeless Marvel characters. Featuring all original artwork by none other than Joe Quesada, each set includes four separate single carded figures: Captain America, the Original Human Torch, Prince Namor and the Red Skull. Sealed with a commemorative 70th anniversary magnet and stuffed with 4 “top secret” War Dept. files, you won’t want to miss this one!

Marvel Wolverine Mighty Mugg Price: $14.99 Production Run: TBA

This Righteous Rebel with claws coming to you in exclusive foil packaging for Comic Con. “Made from 100% Recycled AWESOME™!”, this X-Man sports a lovable sneer and retractable claws on both hands.

Optimus Prime Mighty Mugg Special Edition Price: $14.99 Production Run: TBA

Honor of the 25th Anniversary of the TRANSFORMERS brand, OPTIMUS PRIME, leader of the AUTOBOTS and one of the most well known characters from the TRANSFORMERS brand lore, is getting the popular MIGHTY MUGGS line treatment for San Diego Comic-Con. This special edition OPTIMUS PRIME MIGHTY MUGG figure, which comes with a detachable cannon, shines with a metallic finish and comes in commemorative foil packaging.

Mattel

DC Universe Classics Wonder Twins 2 pack Price: TBD Production Run: TBD

Form of an action figure! Shape of San Diego Comic Con! That’s right, the one and only Wonder Twins, Zan and Jayna, are available for the first time in Mattel’s DC Universe™ Classics line sculpted by the world famous Four Horsemen with the articulation and detail you have come to expect from this award winning line! Figures are available in special window box packaging complete with character accurate accessories as well as amazing light and sound action! As an added bonus, available ONLY as an exclusive gift with purchase at SDCC : the Wonder Twins’ mischievous monkey, Gleek! Only available at the show, Gleek will not be with the set online afterwards. Gets yours today! Available without Gleek on MattyCollector.com after the show.

Justice League Unlimited Green Lantern Origins 3-Pack Price: TBA Production Run: TBA

At long last Hal Jordan will be joining Mattel’s Justice League Unlimited collection. In this pack, you can get not only Hal Jordan (in his trademark Ferris Aircraft flight suit) but also his predecessor Abin Sur and his mentor/arch enemy Sinestro both in different versions of their Green Lantern uniforms. Plus, as an added bonus, for the first time in the JLU line, all of the heads in this pack are swappable, letting you play out Hal’s transformation from Test Pilot to Green Lantern of Space Sector 2814! Available on MattyCollector.com after the show.

Shocker Toys LLP

dicksdcc09Indie Spotlight Comic Book Heroes 6” Action Figures Dick Tracy B&W variant figure is limited to SDCC attendees only. Price: TBA Production Run: 250

Tribune’s Dick Tracy attends San Diego Comic-Con this year as an exclusive Black and White action figures brought to you by Shocker Toys. This is a first for Dick Tracy to appear as hyper-articulated action figures in creator Chester Gould’s black and white comic strip style. The world’s most famous detective will be available in two limited run action figures. Both will be available on-site at San Diego Comic Con, with the standard issue B&W version also available to non-attendees at Shocker Toys Online Store.The B&W variant figure, which features Dick in his trench coat with a Tommy gun will ONLY be available on-site for a lucky few at Comic-Con.

Dick Tracy w/Trench coat and Tommy gun is 250pcs and limited to Comic Con only booth 3849.

Attendees must get a ticket when show opens to return at specified times to win a chance to purchase the comic-con on-site version. Dick Tracy Standard Suit version only is 500pcs and available at show booth 3849 and online at our store.

Sideshow Collectibles

Crimson Cobra Commander 12-inch Figure – G.I. JOE Price: $99.99 Production Run: TBA

He leads the force of COBRA, a ruthless terrorist organization that has become a thorn in the side of the G.I. JOE team and a threat to the entire world. He is Cobra Commander. Priced at $99.99, Pre-Orders for the exclusive Crimson Cobra Commander 12-inch figure can be made at SideshowCollectibles.com and will be available for pick-up at the 2009 San Diego Comic-Con in the Sideshow booth!

Underground Toys

Doctor Who : Second Doctor (Patrick Troughton) and Telos Cyber Tombs Cyberman 2 Pack : Black & White
Price: $40.00Production Run: n/a

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Doctor Who: First Doctor(William Hartnell) & Dalek Invasion of Earth ‘ Black’ Dalek 2 pack in black and white Price: $40.00 Production Run: n/a

Doctor Who: First Doctor(William Hartnell) & Dalek Invasion of Earth ‘ Black’ Dalek 2 pack in black and white.

Doctor Who : Sixth Doctor (Colin Baker) with ‘Reel Time’ blue coat
Price: $20.00 Production Run: n/a

Doctor Who : Sixth Doctor (Colin Baker) with ‘Reel Time’ blue coat

There you have it! Which figures do you want?

Simon Daoudi
Simon@comicimpact.com