Exclusives

Hallmark San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Exclusives

It’s Christmas in July as Hallmark returns to San Diego Comic-Con for another busy year. Hallmark’s Keepsake Ornaments have become a big part of the Comic-Con market and Hallmark has consistently delivered some of the most popular items of the show and this year looks to be no different, as the company revealed in a press release today just what ... Read More »

Gentle Giant San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Exclusives

Gentle Giant has been known for having some of the finest crafted San Diego Comic-Con exclusives each year — serving up quality pieces that are filled with nostalgia (and typically more than a few Star Wars offerings). Let’s take a look at what has been announced: [UPDATE April 4] As first reported by Star Wars Toy News, Gentle Giant will be ... Read More »

Under the Tents: Funko, Her Universe, House of Blues, Hollywood Science Fiction Museum

After months of waiting, CCI finally announced the date for Open Registration as April 8. Hopefully, you’ve read our Open Registration Visual Guide. If not, we definitely recommend it. Maybe you’re one of those lucky ones who scored badges at Returning Registration this year. Either way, while you’re gathering your resources for Open Reg or just gathering a hot cup ... Read More »

The Ninjabot Opens WonderCon Commissions, Announces San Diego Comic-Con Plans, More [UPDATE]

Our wonderfully talented friends over at The Ninjabot have some big plans for both WonderCon and San Diego Comic-Con this year, and you’re going to want to stop by Booth #2044 in Anaheim to see for yourself. The Portland-based illustrators who put their own unique spin on everything from superhero origin stories to pop culture-ized cats — are now not only ... Read More »

Flat Bonnie WonderCon 2017 Exclusives Announced

One of the highlights of any con is the exclusives. Flat Bonnie, the makers of adorable plush who give a portion of all proceeds to rabbit rescues, is returning to WonderCon this year at Booth #2130 with two exclusive items. Can’t get to WonderCon this year? Not a problem. Flat Bonnie has set up an online pre-order. Here’s a look at this ... Read More »

Editorial: Breaking Up (With Exclusives) Is Hard to Do

MattyCollector, what have you done to me? Last year, you seduced me with your wares, and I dove head-first into the world of Comic-Con exclusive pre-orders. I was nervous and trembling, but you took my hand and led me through the process so gently. Then, I found it: Leonard Nimoy in his Spock costume leaning against his 1964 Buick Riviera. ... Read More »

Under the Tents: Factory Entertainment, Image Comics, DC Cosplayer Photoshoot, Del Rey, Dan Veesenmeyer

The floodgates are open. Returning Registration (formerly Preregistration) is soon upon us, and more artists/exhibitors are announcing their presence at SDCC. Are you ready for Saturday? Check out our Returning Registration Visual Guide to make sure you are. In the meantime, you can mark more items on your Comic-Con calendar. Here’s a look at the news you might have missed: ... Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: Toddland Reuniting with Bob’s Burgers for WonderCon and San Diego Comic-Con in 2017

We’ve got a juicy double announcement, all about our friends at toddland: They’re teaming up with Bob’s Burgers again for both WonderCon and San Diego Comic-Con. As anyone who walked the show floor at San Diego last year can testify, toddland’s Bob’s Burgers restaurant booth setup was one of the coolest things in the exhibit hall. WonderCon attendees will get to experience the ... Read More »