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All right folks -- we are still in recovery from San Diego Comic-Con and sorting through the TONS of new news that came out of there.  So we are going to hit the ground running with all manner of super-sweet new toy announcements, pics, fundraisers, and a mini-review of what might be the TOY OF THE YEAR.

If this fails to excite you, then bah.

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Mattel's "Mattypalooza" panel at San Diego Comic-Con announced so many great new figures for MattyCollector.com that it's going to take a few posts to get through them all!  First up: Their new toys for the DC Club Infinite Earths, "Watchmen" and "Ghostbusters!

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New "Walking Dead" toy announcements have been coming like..a horde of zombies, shall we say.  And when it comes to "The Walking Dead," they CANNOT BE STOPPED.

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Hardcore fans of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe got their fill at Mattel's "Mattypalooza" panel at San Diego Comic-Con this year.  We already talked about the Stan Lee-based "Standor" figure available only at Comikaze this November, and here's a look at the dozens of reveals for the rest of 2013 and the first part of 2014 -- including a number of long-demanded characters from the original action figure line, along with some characters who only ever appeared on the Filmation He-Man cartoon.  Don't worry -- we're here to help you out. Read More...

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Like most things from the 1980s, Jem and the Holograms have enjoyed a comeback with reruns on The Hub, a complete series DVD set, and premium-quality doll re-dos from Integrity Toys. Now, their OTHER rivals from the 1980s, the Stingers, finally get toys of their own!

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It's only been about four months since BBC America premiered the SF thriller "Orphan Black," but it's already become a cult sensation -- and the full room and roaring crowd for the cast and creators at the series' panel at San Diego Comic-Con was proof of that.

Okay, if you haven't watched "Orphan Black" yet, stop reading this post, as it's too good to spoil for you.  It's on DVD as of last week, it's really awesome, and you'll be completely obsessed by the time you're done with the 10 episodes. Go ahead. We'll wait.

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As we slowly regain our ability to hear and feel pain again in the aftermath of San Diego Comic-Con, we're catching up on all the amazingly awesome action that took place at the con -- and for crazy toy action, the place to be was the Mattypalooza panel, where all manner of crazy new toys were announced for the various Mattycollector.com lines, including "Ghostbusters," "DC Universe Classics" and "Masters of the Universe Classics"...which now features Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee alongside He-Man and Skeletor.

You read that correctly.

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We've gotten a HUGE response from every preview we've had for Bluefin Tamashii Nations' upcoming "Sailor Moon" line (to be released in the U.S. by S.H. Figuarts), and it looks like a THIRD Sailor Scout is on the horizon!

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Hasbro's 30th anniversary panel for the Transformers toy lines at San Diego Comic-Con made a series of announcements that had many a Transfan salivating, from crazy Construct-Bots to the "Thrilling 30" line of premium figures to an all-new character created by fans.

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Less than 24 hours until San Diego Comic-Con starts with Preview Night on July 17 -- and there's still plenty of Comic-Con exclusives, panels, signings, and more being announced!

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Just a few days until San Diego Comic-Con starts...so we're keeping it close to the chest as more and more last-minute toy news comes in!  Here's a roundup of some big deals in recent days...

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With mere days left until San Diego Comic-Con, we're still trying to figure out our schedules, which at this point look like the plans for the Invasion of Normandy, albeit with much, much lower stakes.

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At the recent "Transformers" convention "BotCon" in San Diego -- just a few weeks before San Diego Comic-Con, takes place -- Hasbro made a number of official announcements about upcoming Transformers releases for the rest of 2013 -- and we've got some of our pics for the best of the best.

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When MTV Geek asked me to write about the 10 Weirdest Panels at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con, I said yes...then realized there was a problem.  Weird is relative...and it doesn't get more relative than at SDCC.

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All right, so I'm a-gonna need to knock over a bank or something, because Toys R Us and Entertainment Earth have partnered to bring to San Diego Comic-Con even more cool exclusives on the already-overflowing list.  And not only are there great pieces from such lines as "Transformers," "Walking Dead" and "Adventure Time," but fans who can't make it to the show will be able to purchase these at ToysRUs.com on Thursday, July 18!

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