tokidoki at Comic-Con 2012!

Co-Creator Simone Legno will be at Comic-Con this year! He will be signing at the tokidoki booth from 11:30am – 1:30pm daily. There will be lots of limited edition items available at the booth as well as their Comic-Con 2012 Exclusive, Cactus Rocker Blue! More info from tokidoki can be found below.

WHO:

tokidoki Co-founder and Creative Director, Simone Legno

WHAT:

Special appearance and autograph session at this summer’s Comic-Con; 11:30AM – 1:30PM daily. Tickets will be distributed to the first 60 customers at the tokidoki booth daily once the show opens at 8:30AM

WHERE:

San Diego Comic-Con, at tokidoki booth #4731

WHY:

tokidoki will be unveiling limited edition products including tees and hats from tokidoki as well as co-branded product with Stoopid Monkey, Capcom, and Marvel. All apparel and hats will be priced between $20 and $30. Available toys will be Silver Truffle and Silver Porcino at $20 each, along with Mud Porcino for $15. The exclusive Cactus Rocker Blue will be in attendance, too, priced at $39.95

Get in Line Now! IDW Announces Comic-Con 2012 Exclusives!

Besides being America’s biggest comic convention, Comic-Con International: San Diego has become ground zero for publishers to premiere special, exclusive editions of their products to legions of dedicated fans. Without further ado, here are the offerings that will be available from IDW Publishing!

Some of the titles below will be available for pre-order from IDW’s Web store beginning June 22nd. Fans who preorder will be able to pick up their books from the IDW booth at Comic-Con.

A limited edition of the hotly anticipated Daredevil: Born Again Artist’s Edition will be on hand. Packaged in a deluxe slipcase, signed, numbered, and featuring a variant cover of David Mazzucchelli’s historic artwork, this edition will be limited to 250 copies and priced at $200. It will be available for pre-order from IDW’s Web store.

Speaking of Artist’s Editions, an exclusive version of Sergio Aragonés’ Groo The Wanderer: Artist’s Edition will be premiered at Comic-Con as well! Signed, numbered, and limited to 250 copies, this edition will feature a variant cover and be priced at $150. This title will be available for pre-order from IDW’s Web store.

Continuing the late creator’s legendary legacy, IDW will have an exclusive edition of Dave Stevens: Covers and Stories on hand. The convention-exclusive edition will have a variant cover, limited to 250 copies, of which only 100 will be available at Comic-Con, priced at $60, only available at the IDW booth!

A special convention-exclusive edition of Parker: The Score by Darwyn Cooke will also be available, featuring a variant dust jacket and numbered signature plate that is signed and numbered by Darwyn! This edition is limited to just 175 copies, priced at $60, and will only be available at IDW’s booth.

For Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles fans, IDW has a special surprise! For this convention only, IDW is producing a very special set of TMNT Ultimate Collection Volumes 1-3 Deluxe Slipcase. The three volumes will come in a deluxe, full-color slipcase. Priced at $200, there will only be 40 of the black-and-white-cover convention-exclusive editions! These sets will be available for preorder through IDW’s Web store.

An exclusive hardcover edition of Locke & Key Volume 5: Clockworks will be available as well. This full-color hardcover will be priced at $30 and limited to 300 copies available only at IDW’s booth.

For the hardcore LOCKE & KEY fans, IDW will also have limited quantities of new, high-quality pewter key replicas! 200 “Legacy Edition” OMEGA KEYS and GHOST KEYS and 50 copies of the WHISPERING IRON will be available for $25 each, only at IDW’s booth.

Ashley Wood and his incredible robotic concern ThreeA will be a part of IDW’s booth with exclusives in tow! Ash and company will be bringing along the first-ever ZOMB toy, a zombified departure from his famous robots, but in his inimitable style! The ZOMB toy will be blind-boxed, meaning which ZOMB is in the box is a mystery! The ZOMBS will be priced at $100, limited to 250 pieces, and available for pre-order through the exclusive ZOMB pre-order site!

In conjunction with Ash’s presence in the IDW booth, two deluxe hardcover collections will be available as well! Limited to 500 copies each and priced at $75 and $50 respectively, the complete LORE and ZOMBIES VS. ROBOTS will be available for pre-order through IDW’s Web store.

Joe Jusko fans, pay attention! A special convention-exclusive variant edition of THE ART OF JOE JUSKO will be available at the IDW booth! Limited to just 100 copies and signed and numbered with a variant cover, this edition will be priced at $100 and only available at the show.

Fans of powerhouse creator Amanda Conner can also rejoice, as there will be an exclusive variant edition of THE ART OF AMANDA CONNER priced at $60 and available for pre-order from IDW’s Web store. Additionally, Amanda will be signing at the IDW booth throughout the show! It’s a perfect opportunity for fans to get their new exclusive book signed.

For the many sketch-seekers at Comic-Con, this year IDW will have their very own branded sketchbooks! Priced at $20, these hardcover books are full of high-quality art paper that fans will treasure for years once they’ve been filled with drawings by their favorite artists. Additionally, each fan that purchases a sketchbook will be entered to win a mystery sketchbook with a selection of drawings from several of the artists that will be at the IDW booth during the show!

IDW will also be bringing along some exclusive single-issue comics priced at $5 each:

  • TMNT #11 will be available with a full-color cover by TMNT creator Kevin Eastman!
  • THE CROW #1 will be available with an eye-catching exclusive cover by series artist Kevin Colden!
  • THE CAPE: 1969 #1 will be available with an exclusive variant by series artist Nelson Daniel!
  • LOVE AND CAPES: WHAT TO EXPECT #1 will be available with an exclusive variant cover by series mastermind Thom Zahler!
  • G.I. JOE: A REAL AMERICAN HERO #180 will be on hand with a special variant cover featuring Vietnam-era Snake Eyes!

In addition to the surprises in store for fans at IDW’s many convention panels, these exclusives should go a long way toward cementing another excellent year at San Diego Comic-Con in IDW’s history!

  • THE ART OF AMANDA CONNER (VARIANT)- $60
  • THE ART OF JOE JUSKO (VARIANT)- $100
  • DAREDEVIL: BORN AGAIN ARTIST’S EDITION – $200 – Available for pre-order
  • DAVE STEVENS: COVERS AND STORIES (VARIANT) – $60
  • G.I. JOE: A REAL AMERICAN HERO #180 (VARIANT)- $5
  • IDW SKETCHBOOK- $20
  • LOCKE & KEY VOLUME 5: CLOCKWORKSHC – $30
  • LOCKE & KEY: OMEGA, GHOST, and WHISPERING IRON KEYS- $25
  • THE COMPLETE LORE HC- $75
  • LOVE AND CAPES: WHAT TO EXPECT #1 (VARIANT)- $5
  • PARKER: THE SCORE (VARIANT)- $60
  • SERGIO ARAGONÉS’ GROO THE WANDERER: ARTIST’S EDITION – $150 – Available for pre-order
  • TMNT #11 (VARIANT)- $5
  • TMNT ULTIMATE COLLECTIONS 1-3 Set- $200 – Available for pre-order
  • THE CROW #1 (VARIANT)- $5
  • THE CAPE: 1969 #1 (VARIANT)- $5
  • ZOMB Toy by ASHLEY WOOD- $100 – Available for pre-order
  • THE COMPLETE ZOMBIES VS. ROBOTS HC – $50

Visit IDWPublishing.com to learn more about the company and its top-selling books. IDW can also be found at http://www.facebook.com/#!/idwpublishing and http://tumblr.idwpublishing.com/ and on Twitter at @idwpublishing.

About IDW Publishing
IDW is an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks, based in San Diego, California. Renowned for its diverse catalog of licensed and independent titles, IDW publishes some of the most successful and popular titles in the industry, including: Hasbro’s The TRANSFORMERS and G.I. JOE, Paramount’s Star Trek; HBO’s True Blood; the BBC’s DOCTOR WHO; Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; Toho’s Godzilla; Wizards of the Coast’s Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons; and the Eisner-Award winning Locke & Key series, created by best-selling author Joe Hill and artist Gabriel Rodriguez. IDW is also home to the Library of American Comics imprint, which publishes classic comic reprints, and Yoe! Books, a partnership with Yoe! Studio.

IDW’s critically and fan-acclaimed series are continually moving into new mediums. Currently, Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Disney are creating a feature film based on World War Robot, while Michael Bay‘s Platinum Dunes and Sony are bringing Zombies vs. Robots to film.

via IDW Press Release

Film Cells Ltd. Reveals Their Two Exclusives for Comic-Con 2012 — The Dark Knight Rises Minicell and StarFire Prints Glass Coaster Set

Film Cells Ltd. will be at Comic-Con 2012 with a couple of exclusives this year. The first one is The Dark Knight Rises Minicell. It is presented double-matted and framed with a cool image of Batman, an actual piece of film from the movie and a foil embossed certificate of authenticity. No price is listed, but this item should be around $30.

The Dark Knight Rises™ (S4) Minicell USFC5925 – Comic-Con Exclusive

This product is only available at Comic-Con 2012, please visit booth 418 at the show to buy this exclusive! Details of Comic-Con can be found on their website.

Batman returns in The Dark Knight Rises, the final installment in Christopher Nolan’s trilogy, this time featuring the deadly Bane and the mysterious Catwoman. This special edition framed MiniCell presentation contains a striking image of Batman. Bring home a piece of the movie with this FilmCell collectible that boasts a real clip of film.

  • 7” x 5” black frame
  • Real film from the movie
  • Comes with an easel back for easy display
  • Trend Setters embossed/foiled Certificate of authenticity
  • Made in the USA

Each FilmCell presentation is made with careful attention to detail. It is double matted, placed in a quality frame, contains a clear front and back allowing natural light to enhance the film frames. Each piece of film is hand-cut from reels to provide you with the best possible scenes to offer a unique and varied product. This is all put together to bring you a collectible that looks great in any room. (The film portrayed in the image above is an example of the film cells you may receive.)

BATMAN and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics.
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The second exclusive from Film Cells Ltd. is The Dark Knight Rises StarFire Prints Glass Coaster Set! These coasters look really good with great photos from the movie. No price has revealed for this item as well. Don’t forget to check out their booth (Booth #418) at Comic-Con 2012 as they’ll most likely have other items for sale as well!

The Dark Knight Rises™ StarFire Prints™ Glass Coaster Set SPCSTR310 – Comic-Con Exclusive

This product is only available at Comic-Con 2012, please visit booth 418 at the show to buy this exclusive! Batman returns in The Dark Knight Rises, the final installment in Christopher Nolan’s trilogy, this time featuring the deadly Bane and the mysterious Catwoman. Decorate your table with this memorable 4 piece coaster set that has custom artwork featuring the heroes and villains of Gotham City together with scenes from the movie. Each 4” coaster is translucent yet vibrant with color and made to ensure it withstands the test of time.

  • Includes a black acrylic holder
  • High quality crystal clear glass
  • Soft pads underneath to protect surfaces
  • Hand wash
  • Made in the USA

BATMAN and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics.
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Tonner Doll Company Reveals Their Only San Diego Comic-Con Exclusive — Zombie Boy!

Tonner Doll Company announces that their San Diego Comic-Con 2012 Exclusive is Rico the Zombie Boy.The doll/figure is modeled after Rick Genest (Zombie Boy) who has 80% of his body covered with tattoos! Zombie Boy himself will be at the Tonner booth (Booth #4149) for two special signings on Friday, the 13th of July at 11am and 3pm.

Zombie Boy was featured in Lady Gaga’s Born This Way music video if he seems familiar to you. He holds two Guiness Book of World Records — one for most bones tattooed on the body and one for the most insects tattooed. You can learn more about Rick at his website, Facebook page or his Twitter account.

Zombie Boy Features:

  • 17″ tall
  • limited edition of 500
  • Hand-painted details that feature Rick Genest’s body art
  • Facial piercing between his eyes
  • Multiple points of articulation

If you can’t get to Comic-Con 2012, you can get the Zombie Boy Character Figure™ on their website in Mid July. Their sneak peek follows below.

Here is a peek at our 2012 SDCC Exclusive: Zombie Boy. If you don’t know Rick Genest visit his website rickgenest.com to find out more about him and like the Rick Genest Facebook fan page. Rick came into larger global awareness when Lady Gaga featured him and his tattoo styling in her “Born This Way” video (below). You can read his personal story here, on this website.

Not only is this doll – the hashtag #zombiedoll on twitter – a SDCC 2012 exclusive, Rick himself will be at our booth 4149 for two signings on July Friday 13th, one at 11am and another at 3pm.

Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” (2011)

Such a confluence of happenings as “Born This Way” was a kind of YouTube Anthem for last year’s SDCC producing this inspired Cosplay Lip-sync video, doing Lady Gaga proud. More than suitable that Rick will be at our SDCC booth (4149) for two signings (details above).

“Born This Way” Lip-Sync from SDCC last year (2011):

And perhaps you’ve seen Rick in this beautifully conceived and shot Dermablend commercial about getting beneath our “cover”…

Rick’s Ground Breaking Dermablend Pro Commercial

“Since its debut last October, the video has received over 15 million views and more than 650,000 shares on Facebook. The campaign won a grand prize for the digital category at the prestigious advertising CREA Awards in Montreal, two awards in the categories of Best Branded Viral Video and Best Art Direction during the third edition of the Bees Awards (the first international awards focused on social media) in San Francisco, as well as in the digital video category of the Brand Innovators award, which took place in New York City. “Go Beyond the Cover,” was also picked as Mashable.com’s most innovative viral ads of 2011.”

Rick is the first Dermablend male model, and now an official spokesperson.

via Tonner Doll Company

Factory Entertainment Reveals Their San Diego Comic-Con 2012 Exclusives!

Factory Entertainment has four San Diego Comic-Con Exclusives available this year. The first item is the Men in Black Worm Guy Shakems™ Premium Motion Statue. It stands 7″ tall, limited to 500 pieces and will be $25. The next item is the Garfield Shakems™ Premium Motion Statue which stands 7″ tall, limited to 500 pieces and costs $25. A Shakems™ Premium Motion Statue of Uncle Martin from the classic sitcom My Favorite Martian is the third item that will be available at Comic-Con. It stands 7″ tall, limited to 500 pieces and will be $25. Finally, we have the 1/2-size scaled edition of the Mount KISSmore Polystone Sculpture which features the Demon, The Starchild, The Spaceman and The Catman! The “desktop” version measures 7″ wide x 5″ tall, limited to 500 pieces and will cost $35.

All items are available while supplies last and you will not be charged until your order ships after the convention! Now here are the exclusives!

Men In Black – Worm Guy Shakems SDCC 2012

Available as an early bird exclusive at this year’s Comic-Con. Our fabulous Worm Guy Shakems Premium Motion Statue debuts here!

Featuring a whimsical and oddly pleasing wobbling motion, the distinctive MIB Worm Guy alien is shown taking a coffee and cigarette break. He (She? It?) stands 7” tall and comes in a full color window box. Get it at the show before anyone else! Please note – after Comic-Con this item will not be offered in the US again this year.

Garfield – My Hero! Shakems SDCC 2012

A Shakems Premium Motion Statue for the hero enthusiast! We’re proud to present the acerbic cat, Garfield, in his superhero form. A highly detailed polyresin collectible, this mighty piece stands 7” tall. His huge sandwich, a light snack for Garfield, is mounted on a spring so that it wobbles on the end of his fingertip tantalizingly!

Supplied in a full color branded window box, this 2012 Convention Exclusive is a limited edition of only 500 pieces.

My Favorite Martian – Uncle Martin Exclusive Black & White Shakems SDCC 2012

A Shakems™ Premium Motion Statue of Uncle Martin from the classic sitcom in a convention exclusive black and white deco. A highly detailed polyresin collectible, standing 7” tall, Uncle Martin is dressed in his signature metallic flight suit and is standing on a sculpted earth shaped base as an homage to the show’s opening credits.

Supplied in a full color branded window box, this 2012 Convention Exclusive is a limited edition of only 500 pieces.

KISS – Mount KISSmore Polystone Sculpture Scaled Edition SDCC 2012

A fitting tribute to one of the most influential rock and roll bands of all time. KISS! Featuring the Demon, The Starchild, The Spaceman and The Catman, this polystone monolith is handcrafted in granite effect resin and can be displayed free standing or wall mounted. This convention exclusive is a scaled half-size version of our full-sized Mount KISSmore collectible (available here). A handy desktop size, it measures 7” wide x 5” tall.

Supplied in a full color branded window box, this 2012 Convention Exclusive is a limited edition of only 500 pieces.