We may not equate SDCC with toy collecting, but that would be a mistake. The industry’s biggest names are always in attendance; who would give up a chance to market to that many pairs of eyeballs?
Indeed, the main reason I used to go to Comic-Con was to see what kinds of plastic goodness would be shown off for figure collectors. The event isn’t big for the Japanese manufacturers (except Kotobukiya as they have an established US presence) but the Western toy makers are no less impressive. So here are my toy highlights from the show!