With San Diego Comic-Con 2018 fast approaching, NECA has shared a fun photo showcasing a few of the prototypes and figures heading to the show. The pics gives a great look at the Ultimate Gremlins Figure, a peek at the protos for Aliens Series 13, and more. Click the banner image to check it out.
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The full line up of Aliens Series 13 made it’s debut at Toy Fair 2018. NECA showcased a few figures they had teased before, but also unveiled their new Kenner inspired Apone! This assortment is due for release in October. See official details below and photos after the jump.
Series 13 in NECA’s bestselling Aliens line is dedicated to the classic Kenner Expanded Universe Aliens of the early 1990s! Taking inspiration from those designs, our team has transformed these Kenner classics into modern versions with all of today’s detail and articulation.
It includes the long-awaited debut of Space Marine Sgt. Apone as well as the frequently requested Snake Alien and Scorpion Alien.
Space Marine Sgt. Apone stands approximately 7” tall and features an extraordinary bio-mechanical right arm and heavy-duty grenades on his back. The figure is highly articulated and comes with a rifle accessory. Snake Alien feature a 12″ long bendable tail and ball-jointed fingers for attacking its unlucky prey. Scorpion Alien has over 30 points of articulation. Both highly detailed figures measure over 9” tall. The clamshell packaging is an homage to the classic Kenner art, featuring custom illustrations and a color palette reminiscent of the toy shelves of the early ’90s.
Here are the Alien and Predator figures on display from NECA at Toy Fair 2018. These included our first full look at Aliens Series 13, which is the latest Kenner inspired series. Also shown were numerous Predator figures, and the new additions to the Alien vs Predator arcade figure line up.
- Scorpion Alien
- Snake Alien
- Purple Alien Warrior – Alien Club Exclusive
- Ultimate Elder Predator: The Golden Angel
- Series 18 – Machiko Noguchi, Hornhead Predator and Broken Tusk Predator
- Bone Throne
Alien vs Predator Arcade
- Mad Predator
- Predator Warrior
- Predator Hunter
- Linn Kurosawa
We’ve received an update to a previous press release from Eaglemoss and Hero Collector. They are bringing a bunch of new Aliens items to New York Comic-Con 2017. these include their own take on some classic Kenner characters, as well as a new ship, the Newborn Alien and more. See the press release below and the photos after the jump.
Eaglemoss Invades NYCC ’17 in the Company of Aliens, Predators and Ships. Oh My!
“Alien & Predator Figurine Collection” Keeps Growing with Fan-Demanded Favorites!
(September 26, 2017 – New York, NY) Like the iconic creatures of the movies upon which the collection is based, new additions to Eaglemoss’ “Alien & Predator Figurine Collection” are seemingly unstoppable. This remains the first and only authorized collection of figurines based on characters from the Alien, Predator, AVP and Prometheus movie franchises and several new issues and limited edition variants are set to firmly plant themselves at Booth #1520 at New York Comic Con, including:
- Glow-in-the-Dark Xenomorph Grid Variant – Also known as “Nethead,” this glow-in-the-dark 5-
1/2 inch tall variant is not available as part of a regular subscription to the collection
- MEGA-Sized Xenomoroph and Glow-in-the-Dark MEGA-Sized Xenomorph – 12-1/2 inches tall
- Alien Retro Figure 2-Packs – The debut of the first two sets of 1/16 scale figures based on the classic toy line from the 90’s; each pair comes packaged in a special collector’s box with a 5th panel window:
– Snake & Mantis
– Bull & Gorilla
- Specials Editions – Oversized versions of iconic creatures, including:
– Alien Queen, Alien Newborn and Alien King
– Egg with Facehugger
– The Pilot – Also known as the “Space Jockey,” this Engineer piloted the spacecraft that crashed on LV-426 and his body was discovered by the crew of the USCSS Nostromo in the opening scene of Alien.
- USCSS Nostromo – The first ship to be featured in the collection, it’s 8 inches in length and comes
with a certificate of authenticity. Limited edition production run of only 3,000.
As part of their celebration of New York Comic Con, Eaglemoss has also launched its “Winner Take All Giveaway!” One Grand Prize winner will receive over $350 in Eaglemoss collectibles selected from the Star Trek, DC Comics and Alien & Predator universes while nine First Prize winners will receive their choice of one of those bundles. Information and entry details may be found at https://shop.eaglemoss.com/usa/nycc2017sweeps
New York Comic Con takes place at the Javits Center in NYC on October 5-8, 2017.
Not attending Comic Con this year? You can shop all the NYCC releases plus fan favorite Alien and Predator collectibles at https://shop.eaglemoss.com/usa/alien-and-predator
The next assortment of Aliens figures will give fans a new assortment of Kenner inspired Aliens figures. In that assortment, NECA will be releasing a new version of the Snake Alien Xenomorph. Like they are currently doing with the Predator toy line, every third or so assortment will feature figures based on the classic Kenner Aliens toy line. Aliens Series 10 gave us our first full assortment of Kenner Aliens figures and they have also released Kenner versions of Ripley and Vasquez.
They have released an in-progress preview of the sculpt on Twitter on Friday. We’ll update as more details and photos are released. Click the banner image above for the full preview photo.