The season for San Diego Comic-Con International toy exclusives is officially in gear. Mattel's MattyCollector site has debuted several of the toymaker's upcoming SDCC exclusive offerings, including a miniature DCU Tiny Titans set ($20), a DC Comics Vertigo Death ($25), a Polly Pocket DC Comics Villains set ($19.99) featuring Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy and Catwoman, and a Masters of the Universe Vykron ($30). Images aren't available just yet, but Mattel will also be releasing Hot Wheels ve
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Whether you're a fan who looks forward to it with unbridled anticipation, a retailer who hopes for a big payday, or -- like me -- a critic who dreads its coming with increasing terror as it draws ever closer, San Diego's Comic-Con International is a huge focal point for the world of pop culture
Alright, everyone, get out your pencils and paper because this is going to get complicated.
With an eye towards making the always harrowing Comic-Con International registration process simpler, organizers have introduced a scheme whereby those who wish to attend the great San Diego show must pre-register and create a distinct "Member ID." To
It's been a little more than a week since we got home from Comic-Con, which means our bags are (mostly) unpacked and our lives have returned to whatever passes for normal in the blogosphere. Rested and cured of Con Crud, we're reflecting on what went on when we weren't on duty and had a chance to celebrate the true meaning of Comic-Con: Buying awesome things
As the slow recovery process from Comic-Con 2011 continues for hundreds of thousands of attendees, we've brought in a professional to help us make sense of the massive (and massively exhausting) comics mega-event
Between the panels, signings, booths, events, screenings and overwhelming crowds, there will be a lot to do at Comic-Con International in San Diego this week -- almost too much, at times. But fear not, we're here to help you make the most of your pending adventure into the biggest comics and pop culture event of the year. Afte
Next week, Comic-Con International kicks off in sunny San Diego, California, and like all conventions, a huge part of the experience is that there's so much stuff to buy. Unlike other conventions, however, the sheer size of Comic-Con International presents a unique marketing opportunity to sell action figures, comics and variant covers that couldn't -- and in some cases shouldn't -- be sold anywhere else: The Comic-Con Exclusives! And there are a lot of them.
So many, in fact, that the amount can be overw
Upcoming: Howard Chaykin will write and illustrate the lost story of Nick Fury's early Avengers Initiative starting with October's Avengers: 1959 #1.
Cons: It looks like Marvel is skipping Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con International. Feel free to reschedule the three hours you would've
Promos: Despite being infinitely (okay, I'll say it) toyetic, it looks like the Green Lantern movie's only fast food kids meal promo comes from Subway. It's, like, reusable bags with paper punch-outs and rubber bands. I guess the whole thing