NECA's San Diego Comic-Con Exclusives Are Sure to Please Horror Fans

The toy manufacturer is bringing a little something for everyone to the show.

By L.B. Lubomski

The San Diego Comic-Con is just around the corner, which means all of the con-exclusive collectibles are slowly beginning to be announced. NECA always goes all-out with these limited releases, giving collectors something that is as unique as it is sought after. This year is no exception, with four out of the six announced exclusives sure to catch the eye of horror fans.

First up is a very cool “etched” version of It’s Pennywise the Dancing Clown (Bill Skarsgård). This black-and-white version is meant to resemble the hand-drawn portrait of Pennywise briefly seen by Ben during his historical research of Derry, Maine in the film. The figure will retail for $30.

From the acclaimed 2017 horror film IT, drawn from the pages of Stephen King’s original novel, NECA presents a very special edition of Pennywise based on the Derry Charter engraving.

The terrifying clown has been around for centuries, as evidenced by his appearance in an engraving of the Derry town charter, and this 7” scale figure has been detailed in an “engraved” style to match. Comes with 2 head sculpts and two balloons.

Display friendly window box packaging with opening flap features debossed printing and foil accents.

NECA will also be releasing an Ultimate version of John Connor (Edward Furlong) from Terminator 2: Judgment Day with his dirt bike and a number of other awesome accessories, such as the Endo-Arm. Ultimate John Connor will cost $50.

From Terminator 2: Judgment Day, the young John Connor joins NECA’s Ultimate line!

This collector’s version of the boy who will become the leader of the future resistance features an authorized likeness and, of course, his iconic dirt bike, which comes with its own display stand. The 7” scale figure has over 25 points of articulation, and also includes 2 interchangeable heads, removable backpack, hacking device, and Endoskeleton arm in display case.

Display friendly window box packaging with opening flap.

The last two collectibles exclusive to NECA’s SDCC booth are something unexpected but pretty cool, featuring DC and Darkhorse Comics miniseries crossovers of Superman vs Aliens and Batman vs Predator! Both sets will sell for $60 respectively.

In the 1995 Superman/Aliens comic book mini-series co-published by DC Comics and Dark Horse, Superman faces the ferocious Xenomorphs on a search-and-rescue mission to a planet without a yellow sun, the source of his immense power.

The set includes two brand new, comic book based figures, both with over 30 points of articulation. Superman stands approximately 7” tall, features a fabric cape and comes with attachable eye blast effect. The Alien stands approximately 9” tall and has a bendable tail.

This action figure 2-pack is inspired by classic comic book mash-ups! This set is based on a DC/Dark Horse mini-series and comes in window box packaging with embossed opening flap.

In the 1991 Batman Versus Predator comic book mini-series co-published by DC Comics and Dark Horse, the hunter becomes the hunted as Batman faces a deadly Predator stalking Gotham.

The set includes two brand new, 7” scale comic book based figures, both with over 30 points of articulation. Batman features a fabric cape and comes with a gun and bat accessory. The Predator features 2 heads, removable backpack, retractable wrist blades and spear accessory.”

This action figure 2-pack is inspired by classic comic book mash-ups! This set is based on a DC/Dark Horse mini-series and comes in window box packaging with embossed opening flap.

San Diego Comic-Con will be held from July 11th to 21st at the San Diego Convention Center. Which of these figures are must-haves for your horror collection? To those hoping to get their hands on them at the con, good luck! The rest of us will likely be paying double the price online afterwards!

About the Author

L.B. Lubomski

Lawrence "L.B." Lubomski is an avid horror movie fan, gamer, musician, historian, and aspiring author. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, L.B. was exposed to the works of local filmmaker and godfather of zombie cinema George A. Romero early on. He has since developed a particular fondness for Italian zombie/cannibal and slasher films. This passion for horror extends into other media, from survival horror video games such as Resident Evil to horror-inspired musical artists. In his spare time, L.B. pursues many interests including building his collection of vinyl records, action figures, and vintage video games as well as drumming in various local bands.

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