STGCC 2012: Press Preview Day featuring Hot Toys and More

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Jedd-the-Jedi was onsite for us today at the Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention’s Press Preview Day, and has sent us some pics!

These are the photos from the press preview today. Most of them are of the three Hot Toys figures. There’s a photo of the exclusive Thundercats Lion-O (Mumm Ra version) as well, and of ZC World’s Vinyl Collectible Astro Boy. Today’s line-up of toys and collectibles is just a teeny tiny sampling of what will be on the show floor when the convention proper takes place over the weekend.

Comic book artist Leinil Yu happens to be a big fan of Hot Toys figures, the first one he bought being an Iron Man 2 War Machine. He told me that he’s thinking of using them as reference material, drawing portraits based on the figures, and was surprised at how articulated the Sucker Punch Baby Doll figure was – you can cock the hip!

Stay tuned for updates from Jedd at STGCC over the next few days.

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Hot Toys Captain America, Jim Gordon, and Angelica Exclusives Available for Pre-Order

I was watching Captain America: The First Avenger on Netflix last night, and was reminded during Cap’s awesome rescue of the Howling Commandos and the survivors of the 107th that the Hot Toys “Toy Fairs Exclusives” of Rescue Cap, SWAT team Jim Gordon and Angelica from the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise that they announced during San Diego Comic-Con were now all available for order in the US through Sideshow Toys.

The only downside is that now I have that USO song stuck in my head. Maybe an Iron Man movie can fix that. 🙂

Hot Toys Ten Year Anniversary Expo

It’s the ten year anniversary of Hot Toys, and to celebrate they held a celebration event in Tokyo over the past couple of days, including having a few exclusives for sale. I would have loved to go, but did the next best thing – find pics of the event online!

In addition to having a bunch of figures on display, Hot Toys announced some brand new licenses for 2011:

  • Captain America: The First Avenger
  • Pirates of the Carribean: On Stranger Tides
  • Metal Gear Solid
  • Sucker Punch
  • Batman (the 1989 movie)
  • Indiana Jones

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Action Figure Display Tips #10 – Toon A Net

Brent has shared his latest strip with us. You can see more of his Action Figure Comix at Toon A Net.

And, be sure to enter our latest CaptionFigurePics contest for a chance to win a Mattel WWE San Diego Comic-Con exclusive Undertaker and Basic series 1 Batista (both loose) – we’ll publish the winner in a couple of Fridays!

Right Actor. Wrong Figure.

If you are setting up recreations of movies or TV shows with your action figures and you don’t quite have all of the actors in the scene, you can always substitute those actor’s action figures from appearances in other things.

Such as:

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Gentle Giant Sale Ends May 31

Most items in Gentle Giant’s May sale are 50% off, including the outstanding Hellboy and Abe Sapien animated figures.

May Month Long Sale ends May 31st, 2009

Our May month long sale is coming to an end…Here is the list of Sale Items:

Elliot Statue
Mushu Statue

Hellboy Animated Abe Sapien
Hellboy Animated Abe Sapien

Abe Sapien Animated Action Figure
Hellboy Animated Action Figure
Hellboy Movie Action Figure 

Crawler Mini Bust
Jason Voorhees Mini Bust
Leatherface Mini Bust

30 Days of Night Iris Action Figure – Feeding Frenzy Edition
30 Days of Night Marlow Action Figure – Feeding Frenzy Edition

HALO Master Chief Mini Bust

Bellatrix Lestrange Mini Bust
Cho Chang Mini Bust
Draco Malfoy Mini Bust
Fred & George Weasley Mini Bust (2 pack)
Harry Potter – Year 5
Harry Potter on Thestral Statue
Nymphadora Tonks Mini bust
Professor McGonagall Mini Bust
Remus Lupin Mini Bust

Indiana Jones Mini Bust
Indiana Jones on Horse Statue

Elrond Ringbearer
Frodo in Orc Armor Ringbearer Mini Bust
Sam in Orc Armor Ringbearer Mini Bust
Tom Bombadil Mini Bust

Animated Captain Barbossa Maquette
Animated Davy Jones Maquette
Animated Elizabeth Swann Maquette
Animated Will Turner Maquette
Pirates of the Caribbean BUNDLE

Boba Fett Classics Bust
Jabba’s Palace Band
Momaw Nadon (Hammerhead) Classics Bust
Mos Eisley Cantina Band Bust-Ups Box Set
Obi-Wan Kenobi in Clone Trooper Armor Mini Bust
Queen Amidala Classics Bust
Qui-Gon Jinn Mini Bust
Senate Guard Statue
Scout Trooper on Speeder Bike Kustomz
Star Wars Clone Wars Clone Trooper Bust-Ups Box Set
TIE Fighter Pilot on TIE Fighter Kustomz
TOMY Helmet Collection Series 2 – Set of 12
TOMY Helmet Collection Series 2-Single Helmet
Zuckuss Mini Bust
Princess Leia as Jabba’s Slave Accessory Pack/Bib Fortuna BUNDLE

Place your order today and take advantage of tremendous savings!

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