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11:09 AM on 04.20.2013

Check out my new Let's Play series, Cugini Play. Let me know your thoughts in the comments.










Check out my compilation of gamers' exeperiences with the Wii U on launch day
http://sfy.co/aBDd

Let me know what you think as I plan to do similar projects in the future. Also, what were some of your experiences with the new system?
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Continuing off of my previous post of some of my favorite exclusive comic covers that will be available at San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) this week, I'm listing my top toy exclusives that will be at the show. As with the comic post, I'm listing the cost of the toys and the production run information that I have. Again, if you would like to receive updates and pictures from the show, please follow me on Twitter and/or Instagram @JohnnyZaccari. Hope you like these toys Let me know which ones are your favorites in the comments.


Evil Dead 2: Hero From the Sky Ash Price: $25.00, Production Run: 1000
A very special exclusive Ash figure to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of Evil Dead 2. This special edition Ash features a sepia toned paint scheme to re-create his look from the end of the film and includes an exclusive display base only available in this set.



Predator 2 Cloaked City Hunter Price: $25.00, Production Run: 1500
From the 1990 film comes this exclusive edition of the Masked City Hunter in his cloaked, stealth form. This figure stands 8" tall and is cast in translucent plastic, featuring over 25 points of articulation, extendable wrist blades.




Vile "Mega Man X" Price: $50
This exclusive figure of Vile (VAVA in Japan) will be available initially at SDCC 2012 before its general release in N. America. This figure accurately portrays the violent antagonist from the Megaman X series with not one, but two shoulder mounted cannons! Figure also features knee cannon and shot effect parts. A full array of interchangeable hand parts, including hand holding bourbon glass for depiction of an iconic bar saloon scene, are also included.



Kindom Hearts Resin Figurines Set Price: $90.00, Production Run: 200
Features Mickey, Sora, Goofy, and Donald Duck. Made of resin and silver plated. Impeccably detailed. All characters stands on the Kingdom Heart logos and when placed next to each other, creates a complete image. Can be used as a paperweight or as room decor. Kingdom Heart Logo Key Ring is included with each set.



Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child - B&W Comic Book FIgure Price: $25.00, Production Run: 1000
This special edition Freddy figure re-creates the "Nightmares From Hell" comic book dream sequence as seen in The Dream Child. Freddy features black and white deco and rides a specially modified skateboard with blades on the tail. Includes custom skateboard, removable hat, and paper doll of Mark Grey.



Hello Kitty Chun Li Plush Price: $40.00, Production Run: 1000
A unique mash up of Sanrio's Hello Kitty dressed as Street Fighter's Chun Li in 12" plush.


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Action Figures Price: $30 ea.
Based on the all-new TV series debuting Fall 2012 on Nickelodeon, these Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Action Figures feature multiple articulation points, signature and secondary accessories, and a back shell that opens to allow storage of the weapon accessories. The price point may seem high for individual figures, but if you look at what TMNT exclusive figures from past comic conventions are going for, you'll see the price isn't that steep.







G.I. JOE H.I.S.S. Tank Vehicle with Shockwave Deco. Price: $64.99
After the extreme popularity of last year’s G.I. JOE and TRANSFORMERS crossover San Diego Comic-Con special edition offering, Hasbro has done it again! In 2012, the iconic G.I. JOE vehicle, the H.I.S.S. TANK, will get a DECEPTICON SHOCKWAVE make-over, including a G1 SHOCKWAVE blaster attachment. The set comes with a 3.75” DESTRO action figure with special edition DECEPTICON deco, a 3.75” COBRA B.A.T. figure with special edition CONSTRUCTICON deco. The set also comes with several ENERGON cubes on a cart, a briefcase full of money, and a small boom box with 3 cassette tapes- better known to TRANSFORMERS fans as the classic alt-mode of DECEPTICON spy SOUNDWAVE along with RATBAT, LASERBEAK, and RAVAGE. Yo, Joe AND Roll Out!
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I made a post yesterday with the gaming related panels I'll be checking out at San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) this week. In this post, I'm listing the SDCC comic exclusives that I'm excited to get. I particularly like the covers that include the San Diego Convention Center on them. I'll also be making a similar post for toys I can't wait to check out. I'm listing the price of the items as well as how many will be available, but I couldn't find that information for everything. Again, if you want to receive updates and images from the show, please follow me on Twitter and/or Instagram @JohnnyZaccari. Hope you like these covers Let me know which ones are your favorites in the comments.



Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #11 SDCC Exclusive Price $5.00



Crossed Badlands #1 SDCC Exclusive Price: $6.00, Production Run: 850



Peanuts #1 SDCC Exclusive Price: $10.00, Production run 500



Mars Attack #1 SDCC Exclusive Production Run: 2,000


Battle of the Beasts #1 SDCC Exclusive Production: Run 2,000



Walking Dead #100 SDCC Exclusive Production Run: 7,500



The Amazing Spider Man #688 SDCC Exclusive Production Run 6000



GI Joe: A Real American Hero #80 SDCC Exclusive Price $5.00



Skull Kickers #25 SDCC Exclusive Price $3.50, Production Run 500
(Just awesome for a fairly violent and gory comic)
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I will be attending San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) this week, and I just created a Twitter and Instagram specifically for the event which I will update regularly. Gaming has been steadily taking over SDCC for the past few years and I will be checking out as many game demos and panels as I can. If you would like to receive updates and announcements as they happen throughout the weekend, please follow me @JohnnyZaccari. Below is a list of video game related panels that I plan to attend and write from with their descriptions taken from the SDCC website. I will also be updating this blog with other video game, toy, and comic related things that I'm interested in checking out at the show.



Blizzard Entertainment Product Showcase— Love Diablo, World of Warcraft and StarCraft? Join Chris Metzen (Blizzard Entertainment SVP, story and franchise development) and a team of esteemed guests as we reveal never-before-seen licensed products and plans for 2012/2013. Talk to the designers, writers and artists themselves as we dig into Mega Bloks, novels, comics, statues and more. Panel and Q&A session moderated by Kat Hunter (host of Blizzcon coverage on DIRECTV).



The Titans of Fighting Games— With a third-party fighting expert leading the discussion, the Titans of the fighting game genre, Katsuhiro Harada (Tekken series director), Yoshinori Ono (producer of the Street Fighter franchise), and Omar Kendall (Playstation All Stars Battle Royale game director, SuperBot Entertainment), come together for the first time in this exclusive panel to talk about fighting games past, present and future. Be among the first to see surprise reveals from upcoming titles.



Resident Evil 6: The Fear and Horror!— The latest installation of the blockbuster Resident Evil video game franchise arrives this October! Get a behind-the-scenes look at the most ambitious CAPCOM title to date from Hiroyuki Kobayashi (executive producer), Yoshiaki Hirabayashi (producer), and Miguel Corti(localization director). Arrive early and receive access to exclusive information, live gameplay demos, a trailer premiere, and some surprises. Q&A session to follow.



Capcom's Lost Planet 3 and DmC Devil May Cry: Westward Bound—Capcom takes the Lost Planet and Devil May Cry franchises in exciting new directions by partnering with Western Development Partners. Lost Planet 3 releases early next year with a gripping new storyline that provides fans with untold truths from previous games. Set in the frozen tundra of E.D.N. III, the game takes the franchise back to its roots, making gamers rethink everything they thought they knew about it. Capcom producer Andrew Szymanski, a member of the development team from Spark Unlimited and "Go Beyond Survival," DmC Devil May Cry producer Motohide Eshiro, North American producer Alex Jones, and series director Hideaki Itsuno bring you the ultimate stylish action game. Detailing Dante's early years and set against a contemporary backdrop, DmC Devil May Cry retains the stylish action, fluid combat, and self-assured protagonist that have defined the iconic series. Witness Dante chain together combo after combo with panache as he dispatches the demonic spawn back to hell. See what the game has in store for you January 15, 2013. It's time to "Face Your Demons."



Marvel Video Games— Learn all about Gazillion's Marvel Heroes MMO, Ubisoft's Avengers: Battle for Earth and more future Marvel games-including an announcement from Activision and High Moon Studios that is sure to be a hit! Q&A will follow.
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Was the 1989 version of Batman, starring Michael Keaton, your favorite live action portrayal of Batman? If so, then Hot Toys has some stuff for you to blow your money on.



Hot Toys has just announced a May 2013 release date for this stunning replica of the Batmobile from Tim Burton's, 1989, Batman. The car is 1:6 scale measuring 39 inches L x 16 inches W x 9 inches H.

The car also comes with all the bells and whistles expected in a quality Hot Toys production. The car comes fit with two machine guns, the Batmobile shield, detachable side planes, and the headlights, taillights, and interior features all have light up functions.


Batmobile Shield


Twin Machine Guns


Batmobile interior

Now the only thing not so great about this product is the price. Pre-orders are being taken now. the Batmobile is listing at around $630. Very expensive, but not with regards to how great of an item it is. This 1989 version of the Batmobile has everything a hardcore fan could want. Surely, it will end up being quite a collectible.

This 1989 Batmobile joins the Hot Toys 1989 Batman and Joker figures to complete the set.


Batman and Joker figure sets


Joker


Batman (interchangeable faces)

The Batman and Joker sets also feature a high level of detail, stand at around 12 inches each, and are accompanied with a variety of accessories. The figures also feature many points of articulation, offering a variety of posses. They also share a high price point with the Batmobile, retailing for around $240-$260


Batman Pose


Joker Pose

So, what do you guys think? Do these images bring back feelings of nostalgia, or are the price points just too high to get excited about?
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