Warner Bros. is Giving Away A Replica of the Sword of Omens To One Lucky Fan at Comic-Con!

To celebrate the highly anticipated premiere of ThunderCats, the newest Warner Bros. Animation series on Cartoon Network, the studio has commissioned a replica Sword of Omens, Lion-O’s mythical weapon used in the series, to be given away to one lucky fan, exclusively at Comic-Con International: San Diego 2011.

  • Handcrafted by the artisan Dragon of Renegade Effects Group, this replica Sword of Omens is forged of aircraft aluminum (1/3 of what steel weighs – but just as tough!) and features a hand-carved eyepiece and ThunderCats logo.
  • Sword design taken directly from the drawings of the Warner Bros. Animation artists.
  • Visit the Warner Bros. booth (#4545) to find out how you could win the Sword of Omens.
  • In addition to this special prize, the Warner Bros. booth (#4545) will also be giving away free foam replicas of the Sword of Omens to fans on Friday, July 22, and Sunday, July 24.
  • A world premiere screening of ThunderCats at Comic-Con will take place on Friday, July 22, at 3:30 p.m. in Room 6A. Afterward the screening, join Larry Kenney (voice of Claudus, voice of Lion-O in the original series), Emmanuelle Chriqui (voice of Cheetara), producers Michael Jelenic and Ethan Spaulding, and art director Dan Norton will for a panel discussion on the series.
  • ThunderCats roars onto TV screens with an hour-long special premiere event on Friday, July 29, at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on Cartoon Network. Following the premiere, the show will air regularly on Cartoon Network Friday nights at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, beginning August 5.

Only the true Lord of the ThunderCats can wield the mighty Sword of Omens! And only one lucky fan will be able to win this exclusive Comic-Con replica at the Warner Bros. booth.

Must be over 18 to enter. Official Rules available at TheWB.com.

For continuing info on the Studio’s plans at Comic-Con, please visit www.thewb.com/comiccon and follow us on Twitter @TheWBdotcom (hashtag #WBSDCC).

About ThunderCats:
ThunderCats is a new animated series from Warner Bros. Animation (WBA), premiering exclusively on Cartoon Network, and is executive produced by Sam Register (Teen Titans, Ben 10, Batman: The Brave and the Bold), with Michael Jelenic (Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Wonder Woman) and Ethan Spaulding (Avatar: The Last Airbender) producing.

An epic, all new reimagining of the classic 1980s animated series, ThunderCats tells the story of a hero’s journey to fulfill his ultimate destiny. On Third Earth, the kingdom of Thundera is being threatened by the evil sorcerer Mumm-Ra, and Lion-O, the young heir to the throne, embarks on a great quest to take his rightful place as king. The unlikely champion must work with his faithful comrades Tygra, Cheetara, Panthro, WilyKit, WilyKat, and his loyal pet, Snarf — who join him on his journey — to save their world from darkness.

ThunderCats Mumm-Ra and Exclusive Ma-Mutt Deluxe Staction Figure Set to Invade 2011 San Diego Comic Con

Ancient spirits of evil transport Mumm-Ra the Ever-Living to San Diego Comic-Con.
Action Figure Xpress and Icon Heroes debut the villainous Mumm-Ra and SDCC exclusive Ma-Mutt Staction Figures.

Captured as he transforms from a wretched corpse to a bloodcurling force of terror, Mumm-Ra lunges off the screen and into your collection. Designed with burning eyes, billowing cape and bandages, you experience his wrath boil over with rage. The gate fold window box packaging features a special diorama insert of Mumm-Ra’s Tomb Fortress. Measuring a full 9”h x 11”w x 2.5”d on base, this PVC figure is available for $40 exclusively at Action Figure Xpress’ booth #3345.

As a special bonus, every Mumm-Ra the Ever-Living Staction Figure purchased at SDCC will come with a free exclusive gift: the Ma-Mutt Staction Figure. Measuring 3.5”h x 1.5”w x 2.5”d on base, this action figure of the faithful companion captures his ferocious snarl while in attack mode.

“A revival of the past is brewing,” said Pat Wang, President. “With the upcoming release of the New Thundercats cartoon, we wanted to help fans relive those pinnacle moments of the classic toons. ”

About Action Figure Xpress
Founded in 1997, Action Figure Xpress (www.shopafx.com) is the top internet distributor of exclusive and limited edition collectibles such as statues, busts, action figures, Minimates and toys. There’s something for everyone here with brands such as Thundercats, Star Wars, Star Trek, Marvel, DC Superheroes, NBA, Disney, and more.


About Icon Heroes
Icon Heroes is a leading manufacturer of pop culture toys and collectibles. They bring popular characters to life and are excited to be recreating characters from one of our favorite 1980′s animated television shows – Thundercats.