Shop, shop, shop. This year’s Comic-Con is only 6 weeks away and we’re going to try to avoid non-stop con coverage for every minute of the remaining time but…it’s gonna be hard. Here’s Diamond’s list of their exclusive merch that will be sold during the con, including WALKING DEAD, STEVE ROGERS, and TRUE BLOOD variants. Complete info below:
PREVIEWS 2010 SDCC EXCLUSIVES
DOCTOR SOLAR MAN OF ATOM #1 EXCLUSIVE KOMARCK VARIANT COVER 2010 SDCC VERSION Exclusive SDCC alternate cover by Michael Kormarck! Empowered by a thermonuclear catastrophe, Doctor Solar discovers that he can control energy… immeasurable strength is his at a whim. Power beyond imagining courses through his body. But he knows that the same kind of science run amok that created him can also empower the wicked. LIMITED TO 2,000 COPIES.
STEVE ROGERS SUPER-SOLDIER #1 SKETCH VARIANT 2010 SDCC VERSION Sketch variant cover! From multiple award-winning Captain America scribe Ed Brubaker and acclaimed artist Dale Eaglesham comes a mini-series no Cap or Avengers fan will want to miss! LIMITED TO 3,000 COPIES. TRUE BLOOD #1 RETAILER EXCLUSIVE 2010 SDCC EDITION Exclusive SDCC alternate cover! Bon Temps, Louisiana has never been stranger, or more twisted, in a story co-plotted by True Blood series creator Alan Ball, with a script by David Tischman (Bite Club) and Mariah Huehner, and lush art by David Messina (Star Trek: Countdown). Bonus inside every issue: an exclusive pullout gatefold poster by David Messina! LIMITED TO 2,000 COPIES.￼
SDCC 2010 WALKING DEAD #75 RETAILER EXCLUSIVE EDITION Exclusive SDCC alternate cover! Lines are crossed, rules are broken and the peace and tranquility of the community is shattered. After months of safety and security, are Rick and the crew prepared for what they now face? This issue is not to be missed! LIMITED TO 3,000 COPIES. TRON BEARBRICK 2010 SDCC VERSION A Japanese import! Medicom celebrates Comic-Con International with a true fan release. The Tron Be@rbrick harkens back to the original 1981 Tron release by Tomy. Even the blister packaging has been respectfully revised to resemble that of the original release. This is only available to fans at SDCC! LIMITED TO 1,500 PIECES. MARVEL MINIMATES 90S BOX SET 2010 SDCC VERSION While the X-Men had long been a cornerstone of the Marvel Universe and Wolverine had already become a fan favorite, they were never more popular than in the early ’90s. This box set goes a long way toward completing fans’ Minimates collections of the ’90s era X-Men. Combine the debut of Jubilee with the presence of new looks for fan favorites Magneto (his purple M outfit) and Wolverine (full battle damage) and a brand new Bishop, and you’ve got a set that might just be a fan’s dream come true. LIMITED TO 2,000 PIECES.
ALICE ULTIMATE DETAIL FIGURE CHESS PIECE 2010 SDCC VERSION MAD HATTER ULTIMATE DETAIL FIGURE CHESS PIECE 2010 SDCC VERSION A Japanese import! Fans turned out in droves for the release of Disney’s Alice in Wonderland directed by Tim Burton. Now collectors have two more reasons to come to San Diego Comic-Con, as Medicom releases a pair of variants from their widely successful Alice UDF release! This “chess set” variant re-imagines Johnny Depp’s Mad Hatter and Mia Wasikowska’s Alice as chess pieces. LIMITED TO 1,500 PIECES EACH. FEMME FATALES WHITE TAROT PVC STATUE 2010 SDCC VERSION Continuing the exciting new line of seductive vinyl statues featuring the most alluring Femme Fatales of modern comics’ history, DST and Broadsword present this “Silver Goddess” variant of Jim Balent’s own Witch of the Black Rose – Tarot! Standing over 8″ tall, this limited edition version of the Sam Greenwell sculpt showcases the magical beauty as she appeared in issue #11 after retrieving the Sword of the Black Rose! LIMITED TO 750 PIECES.
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.