If you can't wait to get to San Diego for Comic Con 2011, Sideshow Collectibles will have you covered. Beginning on July 1st 2011, Sideshow will start the SDCC party with their Online Comic-Con. Sideshow often unveils new products (and allows pre-orders) during Comic Con, so keep checking in on this virtual celebration.
Paper Crown Gallery was started up by artists Jay Turner and Dennis Quijano. And while it appears that the site is still in it's beginning stages, both artists have original artwork available for purchase. There are both prints and original paintings for your purchasing pleasure.
Deady is back and 'Big in Japan'. Voltaire's newest Deady uses Toy2R’s new 5" Mini Qee platform. Limited to 1,000 pieces worldwide, Toy2R has included three different versions of Deady. In the below image (from left to right), you can see the three variants - Samurai Smirk, Ronin Raspberry and the Karate Kai.
Each Mini Qee will include a special gaming card that will enable players to access the Digital Pet, Deady’ to accompany them on their journeys through the online game - Adventure Quest Worlds. Look for the Deady 'Big in Japan' to retail around $28.00.
The newest Project Squadt figure will be released on Tuesday July 5th 2011 at 12:00 Noon Central Time. The GASSED S004 [FROZN WHOLE] figure will be limited to a run of 200 pieces. The 6" tall vinyl includes two sets of arms, an SM4 with removable scope and suppressor, nylon shell hooded jacket with 3dot pattern, and a removable helmet. Pick one up for $85.00, which includes shipping.
Gimbat has posted these photos of the San Diego Comic Con Exclusive Brillo Square. The 1/6th scale figure from Ashley Wood and ThreeA will be available exclusively through the Toy Tokyo booth.
3DRetro and artist Brandi Milne are pleased to announce Bunny.Go.Ride, the first vinyl figure for Brandi. Based on one of Brandi's popular pieces, this figure is limited to 100 pieces and measures approximately 7" long.
The toy will be available at the October Toys/Toy Break booth (#4838) during San Diego Comic Con and Brandi will be there on Saturday July 23rd 2011 at 1:00PM PST for a signing. An exclusive print will also be available during the release. This piece will retail for $90.00.
Hi-Fructose will be releasing a series of wood prints from five artists during San Diego Comic Con. The first will be from Mr. Alex Pardee, who was featured in the very first Hi-Fructose Vol.1 way back in 2005.
Alex Pardee's print measures in at 11"x14" and will be limited to only 50 signed and numbered pieces. These will be made available exclusively at the Hi-Fructose Booth on Thursday, July 21st 2011 at 2:00PM.
Dan Orosco a.k.a D-LuX has started up a Kickstarter project, looking to help fund his first original figure - Rikishi. (And it has no connection to the old WWE wrestler) With a goal of $7,000, this Kickstarter would fund the entire project from sculpt to the first three pulls (black, white, painted) that will go to Kickstarter contributors.
The current character design drawings will, of course, vary a bit from the completed 9" standard figure. This figure will be sculpted by Chauskoskis and will be produced in Japan. This half-monster, half-wrestler will be made of vinyl and feature five points of articulation.
Albert Art has been working on a new custom piece, using the Tim Biskup x Gargamel Helper vinyl as his base toy. Named Lawn Flamingo, this custom piece was originally a glow in the dark piece, For you interested collectors, it's not for sale. Sorry.
Rotofugi has released their exclusive Monster Bossy Bear - Day Stomp Version. From David Horvath and Toy2R, this exclusive white colorway with blue spray is limited to a run of only 120 pieces. You can pick one up for $35.00.