But for many, the best part about being there is getting the opportunity to get some great new swag that can only be found at the Nerd Super Bowl. As in past years, Nickelodeon’s retail store on the floor (booth #4113) will offer collectibles fans won’t be able to get anywhere else, and we have your exclusive first look at of all of them right here. Nickelodeon has something for kids of all ages, from the newest iteration of our favorite pizza-loving heroes to classic Nicktoons, whether you want a collectible to play with or put on your shelf, and even if you want to carry one around or wear on your back. Take a look.
PLAYMATES RISE OF THE TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES FIGURES
Playmates has four new SDCC exclusive figures for each hero in a half shell based on their newest looks from Nick’s upcoming reboot Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The individually sculpted figures will range in heights from 4.25 inches for Mikey, to 4.75 inches for Raph, with Donnie and Leo each standing 4.5 inches tall. “Each figure has 13 points of articulation and comes with their new core weapon accessories,” and will also “feature exclusive, additional decoration and details on the figures and accessories.”
Each will retail for $30, and they will also come in protective “fifth panel window boxes” that will “be placed in a protective 2018 San Diego Comic-Con” box that features the Turtle’s name.
LISA FRANK SPONGEBOB POUCH
It might be 2018, but two ’90s classics will unite with this colorful Lisa Frank “pastel rainbow cosmetic bag” featuring SpongeBob Squarepants, Patrick, and all those unicorns you loved as a kid. This bag will be only be sold at SDCC, and will sell for $10.
ACTION VINYLS THE LOYAL SUBJECTS: EXCLUSIVE ROCKO AND TOMMY PICKLES
Two of the most beloved ’90s Nick Toons characters, Rocko and Tommy Pickles, will get Action Vinyls debut in San Diego. The 3-inch tall Rocko, with “a Neon ’90s exclusive throwback fit,” comes with his adorable dog Spunky. The variant Tommy figure, covered in a “splash of chocolate milk” from the bottle in his hand, is 3.25-inches tall. Both figures will sell for $15, and are only available in limited quantities.
KIDROBOT PURPLE REPTAR
We’re going to bet some of you will be hungry for this 7-inch purple Reptar medium figure from Kidrobot that comes with his own box of cereal, which he has already dug into. You will be able to gobble one up for $50.
FOCO EEKEEZ ZIM AND GIR FIGURINES
If you’d like some swag that is out of this world, you’ll be able to nab two 4-inch, poly resi Invader Zim Eekeez Figurines from FOCO for both Zim and GIR. These collectibles come with their own window packaging so you can keep them in the box and still have them on display, and will run you $15 for each.
NICKELODEON ENAMEL PINS
The good news for you fellow enamel pin lovers is the Nickelodeon Animation Studio has designed six “original, hand-crafted designs exclusive to SDCC” featuring Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, SpongeBob SquarePants, Double Dare, INVADER ZIM, The Loud House, and Rugrats which will cost you $10 each.
The bad? Only 250 of each will be sold, so if you don’t grab your favorites fast you might get stuck without your favorite pin.
THE NICK BOX
The next installment in Nickelodeon’s quarterly subscription service has a fitting summertime theme for July’s biggest event, with the Camp Nick Box featuring an extra Comic-Con exclusive you can only get if you buy the $50 box there, though supplies will be limited each day.
Each box will include:
-Camping Rocko Vinyl Figure in his clothes from the Rocko’s Modern Life episode “Hut Sut Raw.”
-Hey Arnold! Helga Bobblehead
-Camp Anawanna Water Bottle from Salute Your Shorts
-Heffer’s Pasture Puffies Reusable Lunch Bag (Comic-Con Only)—“Just pack this SDCC exclusive insulated bag with your favorite snacks and get ready for that Hall H line.”
CUSTOMIZED T-SHIRT AND TOTE STATION
If you want to be able to take your swag with you wherever you go, Nick will also let fans customize totes ($15), t-shirts ($20), and baseball tees ($25) “on the spot with characters and art from their choice of seven fan-favorite Nick shows: Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, SpongeBob SquarePants, The Loud House, Double Dare, INVADER ZIM, Hey Arnold!, and Rugrats.”
No wonder some people think the best part of being in San Diego is the swag you get to take home with you.
Which of these items would you most want to get a hold of? Let us know in the comments section below.