Comic-Con

GG Vintage Stormtrooper Tee

By Mike — Thursday, July 22, 2010

Comic-Con attendees who visit the Gentle Giant booth can get add a Vintage 12" Stormtrooper t-shirt to their bag of cool swag for practically free. All you need to do is purchase a $20 Gentle Giant gift card and the t-shirt is yours!

Figure of the Day: Day 1,331

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Going on sale basically right now is this Comic-Con exclusive Visionaries Darth Maul! It's super-articulated, has a crown of horns, a lightsaber with removable blades, and incredible hip articulation.  It also has particularly lavish packaging, particularly when you compare it against similarly priced comic packs.  Should you snag it when it goes on sale? Read on!

Comic-Con: The Calm Before The Storm

By Mike — Wednesday, July 21, 2010

An unusually overcast and drizzly morning in America's Finest City for the warm up to the big event. A brave and dedicated few have been sitting in their lawn chairs since the wee hours of the morning as exhibitors set up inside the cavernous convention center floor. We took a few random shots of some marketing marquees and banners draped across the buildings, hotels, and lamp posts as the run up to Comic-Con begins! 

The Secret World We Know All Too Well

By Mike — Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Justin Hauner and his friend, Ben Fucik, were in a hurry. Their flight home from San Diego, California, to Appleton, Wisconsin, was taking off soon, and they had to get to the airport in time.

However, Hauner had a change in plans that had them in a race against the clock: He had to ship the collectibles he had purchased on his trip back to Wisconsin.

"I had so much stuff that I bought that I didn't have enough room to get into my luggage," he said.

Galactic Hunter at Comic-Con

By Mike — Wednesday, July 21, 2010

If you haven't heard, there's this little shindig in a lush seaside town featuring a mass convergence of fans of the pop culture over the next 5 days. Galactic Hunter will be there with new armor, new paint, and we hope a better engine beginning this evening for Preview Night.

Hasbro Showcases Star Wars at SDCC

By Mike — Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Hasbro returns to San Diego Comic-Con in 2010 as a leader in branded play with an emphasis on a wide range of entertainment that people around the world can enjoy any time, any where. From toys and games to motion pictures, video games and television programming,

Gentle Giant: Comic-Con Exclusive McQ Vader Minibust and Vintage Stormtrooper

By Mike — Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Gentle Giant has a lot planned for Comic-Con featuring plenty of the expected activity in their booth and a couple of nostalgic/vintage awesome Star Wars exclusives!

Comic-Con: LEGO Star Wars Cube Dude Exclusives

By Mike — Monday, July 19, 2010

Star Wars Brickheads unite! LEGO is offering Star Wars Cube Dudes for SDCC and will be selling 450 a day, with purchase decided by raffle. If you are attending Comic-Con, make sure to stop by the booth and pick yours up!