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
Thanks to the live action Thor movie, Marvel's thunder god has had a pretty robust summer of Minimates from Diamond Select Toys and Art Asylum. Fans heading to San Diego Comic-Con International next month are in for an even bigger does of miniature Asgardian action as the very appropriately named "Stormbreaker" box set comes to the Action Figure Xpress both #3345 with new versions of Thor, Sif, Loki and, of course, the first ever Beta Ray Bill Minimate.The last of the
While the official release of Diamond Select Toys and Art Asylum's first wave of Marvel Vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds Minimates isn't slated until October, collectors will have early access to the line this summer at the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con International. A variant box set exclusive donning Phoenix, Deadpool, Devil May Cry's Dante a
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