Diamond Select Toys has revealed its lineup of exclusive toys and collectibles for San Diego Comic-Con International 2012 and it packs some serious plastic appeal for collectors of Minimates, busts and statues. Come July 12, The Amazing Spider
Art: IGN has a first look at Frank Quitely's variant cover for The Walking Dead #100, which drops in July. Good luck sleeping tonight, or ever again.
Movies: 20th Century Fox will release the as-yet-unnamed X-Men: First Class sequel on July 18, 2014.
Upcoming: Drawn & Quarterly has acquired the rights
Between its hundreds of combined panels, parties, events and contests, Comic-Con can make for a pretty overwhelming week if you're not careful. Have heart, though, ComicsAlliance readers! We're here to help you make the most of your pending adventure into the heart of pop culture's ultimate obstacle course
Toys: Hot Toys will have an exclusive 1/6 scale The Dark Knight Batman doll in tow at Comic-Con and other 2011 Toy Fairs. It doesn't have a voice chip, but do you really need one? I hear "SWEAR TO ME!" just looking at it.
Upcoming: Jeff Smith's
Conventions: The official map for the San Diego Comic-Con International has surfaced at last. The Beat's annotations may help attendees spot a few of their future line hangouts and/or plan quick escape routes.
Upcoming: October's Savage Dragon #177 will see the Dragon face down an undead Osama bin
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
Every year San Diego Comic-Con fills toy collectors with a mix of euphoria and dread as beautiful exclusives are announced -- exclusives that seem to justify the insane line waits and competitive spirit needed to obtain them