Mattel’s SDCC 2019 exclusives: Batman Silver Age, John Hammond, Armored Batmobile

San Diego Comic-Con starts this week with preview night happening on Wednesday (July 17) at the San Diego Convention Center. Thousands upon thousands of attendees flock to the area to experience all that is pop culture heaven. Collectors will be out in big numbers, especially since there’s a lot of exclusive toys and collectibles to choose from. This year, Mattel has plenty of exclusives including Spider-Man, Batman, Jurassic Park, She-Ra, Star Wars, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Masters of the Universe, and Mario Kart. The toy company sent us a few of the collectibles to check out before the big week, and these are wonderful to add to your collection, especially if you’re a fan Batman and Jurassic Park.

DC Comics The Strange Lives of Batman Action Figures (Price $80.00)

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It’s the 80th anniversary for Batman, and the popular DC superhero is having a big presence at SDCC this year. There’s the ultimate The Batman Experience at the Comic-Con Museum in Balboa Park including VR skydiving. As for the toys, they are going big, and we do mean big. The DC Comics The Strange Lives of Batman Action Figures package is huge and features Batman action figures from DC’s silver age. It includes Silver Age Batman, Negative Batman, Zebra-Batman and Rainbow Batman. Each comes with their own special style, cloth cape and 23 points of articulation. To get a sense of how big the package is, here’s the box next to the other toy packaging.

Inside the package is the actual content encased inside a see-through plastic sleeve.

Removing the sleeve gets you closer the action figures in all their glory, complete with an artwork of Robin as he fills us in on what Batman is about to do.

Overall, the outside and inside packaging capture the spirit of comic books with the panels, each figure having a unique pose and comic book art background.

Hot Wheels Armored Batmobile Vehicle (Price: $25.00)

Next up is the Hot Wheels Armored Batmobile Vehicle that’s taken straight out of Tim Burton’s Batman. It includes a tiny Batman figure and the armored and regular version of the Batmobile. The packaging comes with an outer box that is nostalgic for those who have ever owned a Batman VHS tape (see bottom left). When opening the box, you’ll be treated with a cardboard sleeve that teases the armored design with a black and white aesthetic (see bottom right).

And the fun doesn’t stop there. The innermost packaging can be used as a display, and there are two holes at the top and bottom. If you push from the bottom or top, the inside display will slide, giving you the illusion that the Batmobile is transforming before your very eyes. Tada!

Jurassic World Legacy Collection John Hammond (Price: $15.00)

The Jurassic World Legacy Collection John Hammond action figure features the legend from the first Jurassic Park film, the pioneer who helped bring dinosaurs to life in the film’s universe. The Hammond action figure includes his very own cane and articulation. The accessories include a baby dinosaur hatching and another dinosaur egg. The outside packaging is a special one since you can open the gate to reveal the toy inside.

You can check out the rest of the exclusive toys from Mattel below.


Hot Wheels Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Party Wagon Vehicle (Price: $20.00)

Hot Wheels re-creates the original TMNT Party Wagon from the classic cartoon show with a die-cast van that pops out of a downtown sewer armed to the half shell with missiles, machine guns, and more.

Masters of the Universe He-Man & Prince Adam 2-Pack (Price: $40.00)

Prince Adam and his all-powerful alter ego He-Man are together in a collectible 2-pack, both styled to look like the vintage versions of the characters! Two of the most iconic characters from Masters of the Universe —a must-have set for MOTU fans!

Mega Construx Masters of the Universe Battle Bones (Price: $30.00)

Resurrect the most powerful dinosaur-like creature in the universe with this Con-exclusive Battle Bones collectors figure transport! Including 4 micro-action figures of Man-At-Arms, Teela, Faker and a flocked Moss Man, this set will transport you right back to the ‘80s!

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power vs. Shadow Weaver (Price $40.00)

Celebrate the return of warrior princess, She-Ra in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power with this collectible two-pack that pits good against evil, featuring She-Ra and Shadow Weaver dolls with highly detailed, true-to-character designs.

Hot Wheels Mario Kart Metal Mario Vehicle (Price: $20.00)

Hot Wheels brings Metal Mario off the game screen and into real life in this fan-favorite moment from the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game. Piloting a die-cast replica of a Standard Kart and equipped with a Power Glider, he soars above Rainbow Road on his way to another Lightning Cup victory!

Hot Wheels Marvel Spider Machine GP-7 (Price: $15.00)

Hot Wheels authentically recreates the rare and super cool Spider Machine GP-7 in 1/64 scale, inspired by the 1978 Japanese television show based on Marvel’s famed Spider-Man, which is used to defeat Spider-Man’s biggest, toughest enemies!

Hot Wheels Star Wars Mouse Droid (Price: $10.00)

Emulating the Mouse Droid’s relentless work ethic of handling many of the Empire’s day-to-day tasks aboard starships and military and corporate facilities, this tradesman van has what it takes to complete a day’s work. Loaded with two heavy-duty antennae mounted on the roof, this vehicle is equipped for maximum communication.

Slim Jim Macho Man Randy Savage Elite Collection Action Figure (Price: $19.99)

Snap into this WWE “Macho Man” Randy Savage Elite action figure and feel the excitement! This bold and colorful collectible figure celebrates “Macho Man” Randy Savage in all his glory as spokesman for the Slim Jim brand and star of the explosive Slim Jim® television commercials

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