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CBS CONSUMER PRODUCTS REVEALS EXCLUSIVE ITEMS AND TALENT SIGNINGS AT COMIC-CON© INTERNATIONAL 2013
Unique Promotional Products From Star Trek, NCIS, Dexter® and The Twilight Zone Will Be Available at Premier Pop Culture Convention
NEW YORK, NY – July 16, 2013– CBS Consumer Products arrives at Comic-Con© International: San Diego 2013 armed with an array of unique and exclusive products based on popular television franchises, including Star Trek, NCIS, Dexter and The Twilight Zone.
Star Trek fans will have an assortment of one-of-a-kind products to choose from including the debut of cards featuring four of the Klingon Houses. The cards will be available at Star Trek licensee booths throughout the show with an exclusive mini poster available at the CBS Interactive booth (#4245). Locations and times of the card giveaways will be revealed via Twitter (@StarTrek) and fans can also purchase larger prints and other products featuring the Klingon designs at the StarTrek.com Shop (http://shop.startrek.com/).
A list of the top exclusives, signings and promotional items follows:
Anovos (Booth #4149)
Anovos will have a wide selection of high-end authentic reproductions of Star Trek costumes available for purchase. Star Trek: The Original Series Seasons 1 and 3 pants ($150 each), pants from the 2009 Star Trek film ($150), and Star Trek Into Darkness Khan undershirts ($85) will see limited release as Comic-Con exclusives. Fans can pick up Star Trek The Original Series Kirk, Spock and Scotty duty uniform tunics ($199), Star Trek: The Next Generation Picard and Data ties ($40), and a Star Trek: The Original Series Season 1 Captain’s casual uniform wrap ($650, orders being taken at Comic-Con for its first run). A prototype of a Star Trek Into Darkness Khan Jacket will also be on display.
Bif Bang Pow! (Booth #2343)
Bif Bang Pow! is launching a number of exciting items at Comic-Con. Among the special offerings is a Star Trek: The Next Generation Wesley Crusher Build-a-Bridge Deluxe Bobble Head 1 of 8; the first in the “Build-a-Bridge” series to form a mini-replica of the bridge of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D;. and the Star Trek: The Original Series Fine Art Coasters Set of 40, Series 1 , accompanied by a signing with artist Juan Ortiz on Sunday July 21st from 2 PM – 3 PM (subject to change). In addition, a Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who limited edition tin tote set that includes an exclusive version of the Doctor Who TARDIS Monitor Mate, and a Star Trek: The Next Generation U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D Monitor Mate (shipped later via online registration) will be available, along with signings from Star Trek/Doctor Who Assimilation 2 illustrator and writers J.K. Woodward, Scott Tipton and David Tipton on Saturday July 20th from 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM (subject to change). Likewise, collectors can pick up a one-of-a-kind Star Trek / The Twilight Zone “The Captain and The Passenger Monitor Mates” – Convention Exclusive set that includes two 4-inch scale Monitor Mate miniature bobble heads of William Shatner as seen in two of his most revered roles. Sneak peeks of Big Bang Pow! concepts for co-branded Star Trek: The Original Series /The Big Bang Theory action figures will be shown to fans and avid collectors.
Chronicle Books (Booth #1506)
Chronicle Books will be selling its new book, How to Speak Klingon: Essential Phrases for the Intergalactic Traveler.
Cubify (Booth #5337)
Cubify will have an on-site scanning station for fans to order their own personalized 3-D printed Star Trek figurines.
Diamond Select (Booth #2607)
Diamond Select Toys will offer a ‘fully cloaked’ Klingon Bird-of-Prey, a variation on its most recent electronic starship, as its Comic-Con© exclusive this year. The cloaked Bird-of-Prey is seen in numerous Star Trek films as well as The Next Generation television series. This collectible is cast entirely in transparent plastic and has had all of its electronics removed, rendering it somewhat invisible. It measures 12 inches long with a 19-inch wingspan, comes with a transparent display base as well as translucent landing gear, so you can land it in the public park of your choice. The ship is limited to only 200 pieces, and will only be available at the Diamond Select Toys booth in a window box for the price of $60.
DK Publishing (Booth #2913-G)
DK Publishing will be showcasing Star Trek: The Visual Dictionary.
Funko (Booth #5343)
Funko will be exclusively offering for sale a co-branded Star Trek/The Big Bang Theory Pop! Figure that looks as if it’s “beaming up.”
Hallmark (Booth #2913-H)
As a Comic-Con exclusive, Hallmark will be offering a battle-scarred variant of its U.S.S. Kelvin™ keepsake ornament as featured in the 2009 Star Trek movie. Additional ornaments being offered for sale include the U.S.S. Kelvin with lights and regular paint, “Arena” episode motif featuring the fight scene between Kirk and the Gorn with sound, and “Chief Engineer Montgomery Scott” (fourth in the Star Trek legends series). Deep Roy, Keenser in the new Star Trek films, will make daily afternoon appearances in the booth to sign autographed pictures for purchase. Hallmark will also be offering sneak peeks of its 2014 ornament line.
HASBRO (Booth #3213)
Fans can see the KRE-O STAR TREK U.S.S. VENGEANCE building set from Star Trek Into Darkness for the first time in person in the Hasbro booth.
Her Universe (Booth #2913-F)
Her Universe will be premiering the Spock V-neck T-shirt, designed with a deep V, and the iconic Star Trek insignia, highlighted with gold foil.
IDW Publishing (Booth #2643)
IDW will host multiple creator signings, including Mike Johnson, Scott Tipton & David Tipton, and J.K. Woodward. Large Booth Graphics for the Star Trek Ongoing Series, the Stardate Collection Vol. 1, and the Khan mini-series will be available for purchase, and the booth will be carrying a full line of both regular and limited-edition Star Trek comics and graphic novels. Fans looking for even more Star Trek should attend the IDW panel, which will prominently feature the iconic franchise.
Light Speed Fine Art (Booth #3745)
Light Speed Fine Art will be hosting a signing with a number of Star Trek: The Next Generation actors, including Brent Spiner (Lieutenant Commander Data), Michael Dorn (Lieutenant Commander Worf) and Marina Sirtis (Commander Deanna Troi).
Moebius (Booth #5349)
Moebius will be showing a concept for its high-end, Star Trek: The Original Series 12-inch Kirk action figure.
NECA (Booth #3145)
NECA will show the Star Trek: Attack Wing miniatures game, which will be available for purchase in August.
QMx (Booth #3249)
QMx will be debuting the Vengeance Artisan Replica from Star Trek Into Darkness and the Enterprise NX-01 Artisan Replica from Star Trek: Enterprise. Comic-Con will be the first time fans can purchase the Spock, Kirk and Uhura Q-Pop figures, the 2013 Starfleet Academy Class ring replica, the plush Enterprise and Tribble collectibles. Exclusively for Comic-Con, the “Mirror Universe” Spock Q-Pop will be available for purchase. Finally, visitors will be able to see the phaser replica that’s included in an Amazon.com bundle for the Star Trek: Into Darkness Blu-ray.
ThinkGeek (Booth #5541)
ThinkGeek will be selling its latest Star Trek item – an inflatable U.S.S. Enterprise.
WeLoveFine (Booth #5647)
Mighty Fine will offer a limited number of exclusive Star Trek “Comic-KHAAAAN! 2013″ T-Shirts. Artist Juan Ortiz will be signing at the WeLoveFine Pop-Up Shop at the Hilton San Diego Gaslamp (401 K Street) on Sunday July 21 at 10:30 am.
Mimoco (Booths #2913-M and 5338)
Mimoco will have the SDCC ’13 limited edition Star Trek Into Darkness Klingon Captain MIMOBOT USB flash drive (edition of 1000) alongside Star Trek: The Original Series’ Captain Kirk, Spock, Sulu and and Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Picard and Data. The USB flash drives will be available in sizes from 8GB up to 64GB.
Rubies (Booth #3649)
Rubies will be selling Captain Kirk, Spock, Scotty and Uhura costumes along with Spock ears and wigs, and a phaser weapon.
Square Enix (Booth #3829)
Square Enix will be showing sculpts of their high-end collectible Star Trek Into Darkness 10” Captain Kirk and Spock Play Arts KAI action figures.
Titan Entertainment (Booth #5537)
Titan will host a signing with artist Juan Ortiz to celebrate the release of his book Star Trek: The Art of Juan Ortiz on Sunday, July 21 from 12 -1 pm at AA05, and they will also preview the new Khan bust amongst others and have a limited number of Picard and Kirk busts on sale.
ANOVOS (Booth #3635)
Anovos Booth #2 will feature a Dexter ‘kill table’ with props provided by the show. Have your picture taken as one of Dexter’s victims for a unique experience. Fans can also purchase a Dexter “thumbdrive” ($20). Check Booth for hours of operation.
Entertainment Earth (Booth #2343)
To commemorate the “Final Season” of Dexter, Bif Bang Pow! designed two convention exclusives, Dexter 3 3/4-inch Action Figure in Tin Tote with Blood Slide Box and a Dexter Blood Spatter Analyst Bobble Head. The air-conditioner-themed tin tote features a Dexter 3 3/4-inch Action Figure sporting his camera, ID badge, and a little extra blood, six blood slides as well as a wooden blood slide box replica to store them in. Additionally, a bonus talking key chain with five authentic Dexter phrases is included. The 7-inch resin bobble head resembles the favorite blood-spatter expert / serial killer on the job in his pink shirt holding a blood slide and slide box. Also, fans can enjoy signings from a few cast members of Dexter Thursday July 18th – David Zayas and Aimee Garcia 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM (subject to change), Jennifer Carpenter 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM (subject to change), and Yvonne Strahovski 4:45 PM – 5:15 PM (subject to change).
Bif Bang Pow (Booth #2343)
Bif Bang Pow! produced NCIS’ irreverent young Goth-girl lab tech Abby Sciuto in a captivating 4 1/2-inch tall resin Monitor Mate bobble head convention exclusive in the image of actress Pauley Perrette… that sits on top of your computer monitor.
Hallmark (Booth #2913-H)
Hallmark will be selling a Happy Days ornament with sound and a lighted string.
MORK & MINDY
Hallmark (Booth #2913-H)
Hallmark will be commemorating the 35th Anniversary of Mork & Mindy with a keepsake ornament.
THE TWILIGHT ZONE
Bif Bang Pow (Booth #2343)
From the intriguing The Twilight Zone episode “Time Enough at Last,” Bif Bang Pow! designed a marvelous replica convention exclusive that includes a stack of Henry Bemis’ precious books and his signature glasses with black frames and thick, clear lenses. Moreover, collectors can get a one-of-a-kind Star Trek/The Twilight Zone “The Captain and The Passenger” Monitor Mates – Convention Exclusive set that includes two Monitor Mate miniature bobble heads of William Shatner as seen in two of his most revered roles, airline passenger Bob Wilson and U.S.S. Enterprise Captain James T. Kirk.
CTN (Creative Talent Network) Animation Expo is an annual expo designed to celebrate as well as develop networks within the animation industry. With heavyweights such as Disney, Dreamworks Animation, and Sony Picture Animation, along with big name artists such as Peter De Seve, J. Scott Campbell, Tim Sale, Humberto Ramos, and Moebius in attendance, CTN was a great expo for fans as well as potential applicants in the animation field.
With panels showing the magic of some of the recent animated films, as well as watching artists draw live on stage, and even portfolio reviews, CTN is definitely a great show for those looking to break into the animation field. Here’s some photos from the show!
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Legendary French comic artist Moebius speaks on an exclusive panel moderated by Director John Musker with special surprise guests at the CTN Animation Expo on November 20th, 2010 at 8pm with a party to follow.
Jean Giraud “Moebius” – A once in a lifetime opportunity to see the genius behind the talent of this internationally recognized artist. Jean Giraud’s work has profoundly influenced the worlds of science fiction, animation, publicity, 3D imagery and video games for over thirty years. His drawings have also attracted the attention of great filmmakers including Luc Besson’s 5th Element, James Cameron’s Abyss, Steven Lisberger’s Tron and Ridley Scott’s Alien among many others.
Like the Moebius strip, whose two ends fold together to form a one-sided loop, the artist sees his identity as dual. Known as both Gir and Moebius these dual pseudonyms reflect his own shifting artistic identity resulting in a variety of fully realized styles, from the detailed realism of Blueberry, to the dreamlike drawings of Arzach.
“Going from Giraud to Moebius, I twisted the strip, changed dimensions, I was the same and yet someone else. Moebius is the result of my duality.” ~Jean Giraud
Having not been in the United States for over 15 years “An Evening with Moebius” is a rare exclusive opportunity to see and hear from this internationally recognized artist. Now less than 70 days away this once in a lifetime opportunity has limited seating and is designed to promote an intimate “special event” atmosphere that includes moderated interview, presentation, drawing demonstration along with surprise special guests. All attendees are invited to the cocktail reception directly following the event.
One Time Only – A very special evening!
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The Single Event – An Evening with “Moebius”
Includes entrance into cocktail party
1-day eXpo Pass plus An Evening with “Moebius”
Includes 1-day full event pass plus Moebius Evening.
3-day eXpo Pass plus An Evening with “Moebius”
Includes everything CTN 3-day full event pass plus Moebius Evening.
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November 19-21, 2010
Burbank Marriott Convention Center
2500 Hollywood WayBurbank, CA 91505