Toys“R”Us® Heads to Comic-Con International in San Diego at Entertainment Earth® Booth #2343 with Nine Noteworthy Exclusives
Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 3:33PM CDTCategories: Event News, Toy News
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Toys“R”Us® Heads to Comic-Con International in San Diego at
Entertainment Earth® Booth #2343 with Nine Noteworthy Exclusives
Collector-worthy TRANSFORMERS, Pretty Ponies, a Batmobile and a Limited Edition Fairy
All among Toys“R”Us Comic-Con Exclusives
Building on its tradition of offering an unbeatable assortment of toys for kids and collectors of all ages, Toys“R”Us® has revealed its lineup of nine exclusive items available in honor of its fifth appearance at the highly anticipated Comic-Con International in San Diego, which will take place from Thursday, July 18 through Sunday, July 21. Offered in partnership with Entertainment Earth® at Booth #2343, conventioneers will find Comic-Con merchandise based on fan favorite series, like Adventure Time™, WINX Club®, TRANSFORMERS, Batman and The Walking Dead.
Toys“R”Us will also provide Comic-Con goers the opportunity to be among the first to purchase exclusive merchandise not yet available in stores, such as the BATMAN Adam West Batmobile, MY LITTLE PONY NIGHTMARE MOON and RAINBOW DASH SHADOW BOLT, The Walking Dead Comic The Governors Daughter Penny, and TRANSFORMERS Masterpiece Acid Storm and Soundwave, among others. These first look items will become available in Toys“R”Us stores nationwide later this year.
To help commemorate these dynamic deals from Toys“R”Us, on Friday, July 19, from 12 noon to 1 pm, Todd McFarlane, cartoonist, writer and toy designer, will be on hand in the Entertainment Earth booth to sign autographs for fans*.
Fans unable to journey to San Diego this year will also have the opportunity to purchase all nine items online at Toysrus.com/ComicConvention beginning Thursday, July 18. All merchandise is available while supplies last, so fans should visit Entertainment Earth at booth #2343 or Toysrus.com/ComicConvention early to make their purchases.
Comic-Con International Show Exclusives
Toys“R”Us Exclusive San Diego Comic-Con Adventure Time™ Puppies from Jazwares®, Inc.
Jake and Rainicorn's puppies have arrived and they're heading to their very first convention! Say hello to Charlie, T.V., Viola, Kim Kil Whan and Jake Jr.! Fans will find these adorable puppies within the Adventure Time Lady Rainicorn with Pups plush item. Comic-Con goers can collect them all in this one, multi-piece, plush exclusive for $30.
Toys“R”Us Exclusive San Diego Comic-Con WINX Club® Limited Edition Deluxe Daphne Doll from Jakks Pacific® Inc.
Meet Daphne, Bloom’s sister, the eldest daughter of King Oritel and Queen Marion. Daphne shines golden, bound in Lake Roccaluce since being transformed into a spirit by a dark spell against her. This 11.5-inch doll is a limited edition, and can make its way home with Comic-Con goers for $30.
First Look Items Coming Soon to Toys“R”Us Stores Nationwide
Adam West Batmobile from Mattel®
It’s the iconic Batmobile in the style of the classic Batman television series! With room for two 6-inch action figures (sold separately), this classic television vehicle allows fans to send any dynamic duo into crime-fighting action! Comic-Con goers can take this fan favorite vehicle will home for $60.
MY LITTLE PONY NIGHTMARE MOON from Hasbro®
Available for the first time in a large scale, the MY LITTLE PONY NIGHTMARE MOON figure is the majestic ruler of the dark in EQUESTRIA. Vowing to have the night last forever, this sister pony of PRINCESS CELESTIA is a dark unicorn Pegasus princess that stands 8.5 inches tall. Push her moon-shaped cutie mark, and the NIGHTMARE MOON figure will play sounds and phrases as her midnight blue, sparkle wings illuminate and move. Her purple mane can be styled with the included comb and barrettes. This pretty pony can gallop home with fans for $25.
MY LITTLE PONY RAINBOW DASH SHADOW BOLT from Hasbro®
Ready for the fun-filled NIGHTMARE NIGHT festival, RAINBOW DASH pony dressed as a SHADOW BOLT villain is all set to pull off her next prank! Fans can now own a MY LITTLE PONY SHADOWBOLT figure of their own with this three inch, purple and black figure inspired by the popular series, My Little Pony Friendship is Magic. This collectible SHADOWBOLT figure features RAINBOW DASH pony’s signature rainbow mane and tail, glow-in-the-dark accents and a SHADOWBOLT cutie mark, and can be purchased for $15.
The Walking Dead Comic The Governor’s Daughter Penny from McFarlane Toys™
Nothing is stronger than a father daughter bond, as we see with The Governor and his daughter Penny. Infected early on with the zombie virus, Penny has been cared for and fed by her unconditionally loving father. Penny features 12 points of articulation and includes a bucket of fresh body parts (severed leg, severed foot, severed hand, intestines, heart and Rick’s severed hand) that the Governor feeds to her. Figure also includes a fish tank with trophy heads collected by her father, one of which can be used as an alternate head for Michonne’s Pet Zombie Mike, allowing users to build Michonne’s second pet and Mike’s best friend, Terry. Fans can grab this first look item for $20.
TRANSFORMERS Masterpiece Acidstorm from Hasbro®
Little is known about the mysterious air warrior Acid Storm. He serves quietly and anonymously under his commander Starscream and Lord Megatron. He speaks rarely, but when he does, it is in passionate defense of the Deception cause. His oratory skill is so great that those few who have heard him speak believe he has a great future among the Deceptions. Acid Storm has no ambition other than to soar high in the sky, seeding clouds with deadly corrosive rain that gives him his name. This sneak peek item can fly home with Conventioneers for $75.
TRANSFORMERS Masterpiece Soundwave from Hasbro®
Behind his impassive expression, Soundwave is as cold and ruthless as they come. He cares nothing for right or wrong, for the advancement of a cause, or the welfare of his fellow Deceptions. He cares about information, and he acquires it any way he can. He spies on everyone, from the lowliest Autobot scout to Megatron himself. He hoards information the way a miser hoards gold, sharing it sparingly, if at all. No one knows what the true purpose behind his obsessive data collection is, but all fear him for the secrets he keeps. This first look item can be picked up by Comic-Con goers for $120.
World War Z Gerry Lane from Jazwares®, Inc.
World War Z revolves around United Nations employee Gerry Lane, who traverses the world in a race against time to stop a pandemic that is toppling armies and governments and threatening to decimate humanity itself. Fans can recreate the intense action of World War Z with the new 6-inch Gerry Lane figure from Jazwares for $15. The figure is articulated and includes accessories.
All Toys“R”Us San Diego Comic-Con exclusive items are limited editions and will be available on a first-come, first served basis, while supplies last.
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Posted by Metrosuplex on July 2nd, 2013 @ 8:30pm CDT
Dang, so wish I could get to SDCC. Anyone else as pissed off as me that BOTH big TF conventions happen in San Diego? And they're a few weeks apart... WTF? Seriously uncool, bro.
Posted by Glassesguy904 on July 2nd, 2013 @ 8:53pm CDT
And how early do I have to wake up to get it?
Posted by Lango7 on July 2nd, 2013 @ 10:05pm CDT
Posted by Nemesis Destron on July 2nd, 2013 @ 10:35pm CDT
Metrosuplex wrote:The question is, which one will be harder to score?
Being a gambling man I would put all my money on Soundwave to be the hottest and most sought after of the two.
Posted by MGrotusque on July 2nd, 2013 @ 11:22pm CDT
Posted by KNM2012 on July 3rd, 2013 @ 12:29am CDT
In all cases, I need to see if I can afford to go, and if it is not too late to get a day pass. Because atop of one possible meet-up, I would actually like to see what else Hasbro is going to debut. Maybe even ask them about the idea of reissuing the remaining Headmasters and Targetmasters.
Posted by AnnaChristine on July 3rd, 2013 @ 1:59am CDT
Posted by AutoBorst on July 3rd, 2013 @ 8:29am CDT
Posted by Me Grimlock King on July 3rd, 2013 @ 11:55pm CDT
Posted by KNM2012 on July 4th, 2013 @ 12:01am CDT
Me Grimlock King wrote:WTF is up with this new packaging for the Masterpiece TF's? I liked the window boxing they used for Grimlock and Rodimus Prime and previous others and as I dont open my MP's this is a real let down for me.
Well... It appears that not everybody shared your view when it came to the packaging. So unless this is an exclusive bit, state-side, Hasbro seems to have decided to go with a more international approach with this. ^^;
Oh, and I am wondering how they plan to handle the Asia release of "Masterpiece" Grimlock.