DFAT will be at New York Comic Con and we will be having a blast geeking out and getting the scoop on all the latest Pop culture news! Tweet us up Thursday through Sunday, come meet us and we will hook you up with a free DFAT sticker!! Here’s the stuff that I am most excited for this year!!
Here’s what our friends over at Titan Books have going on! Look for our review of The Great Showdowns coming soon!
Mattel Presents: Mattypalooza in New York 2012 – Masters of the Universe Classics
Saturday, 10/13 at 12:15 – 1:15 pm, Rm 1A14
This year’s Mattypalooza will be bigger and better than ever with all the latest on Masters of the Universe® Classics… including the world premiere of the art for the long-awaited Castle Grayskull! You’ll see early design renderings for this 2013 release and get all the details on the upcoming product pre-order. Don’t miss the live Q & A with Mattel toy designers and marketing manager Scott “Toy Guru” Neitlichand Jim Preziosi, Eric “Cornboy” Mayse, Chris Dahlberg and Eric Treadaway, aka The Four Horsemen.
VOLTRON®: Form Blazing Fun!
Sunday, 10/14 at 2:45 – 3:45 pm, Rm 1A21
The Defender of the Universe returns to New York Comic Con! “Head Geek” Jeremy Corray hosts a panel including Bob Koplar from World Event Productions and Traci Todd from VIZ Media. Writer Brian “Smitty” Smith joins artist Jacob Chabot talking about their Voltron Force comics, and writer Brandon Thomas and artists N. Steven Harris and Craig Cermak preview new issues of the Voltron comic lines based on the classic series. Scott “Toy Guru” Neitlich will hold a drawing for a giant Voltron Classics Black Lion, and there will be updates on the live action movie produced by Atlas Entertainment (The Dark Knight Rises), Relativity (Cowboys and Aliens, Immortals) and Kickstart Productions (Wanted).
MATTEL BOOTH EVENTS
MOTU Mini-Comic Signing: Scott “Toy Guru” Neitlich & Tim Seeley
Friday, 10/11 at 11:00 – 12:00 pm
Our own Scott Neitlich, Mattel marketing manager (AKA “Toy Guru” from MattyCollector.com) and Tim Seely will be at the Mattel booth to hand out and personally sign copies of MOTU mini-comics for fans!
On Sale at NYCC
Here’s your chance to purchase theTemple of Darkness Sorceress® figure for $22! This special traveling figure has a new look that reflects her appearance in the vintage mini-comics featuring all white/silver deco and opening wings, and comes with the Zoar staff and a power orb holder. This figure is not included in any sub, and sold out at Power-Con. After NYCC the only opportunity to purchase this figure will be on MattyCollector.com. If you want this figure, make sure you head to the Mattel booth the minute you arrive at the show!
“There is no Dana, only Zuul!” It wouldn’t be New York without one of those pesky paranormals from Ghostbusters™ butting in, so we’ll have our 6” figure of Dana Barrett as Zuul available for $25. This figure features authentic, film-accurate sculpting right down to her golden gown, plus two interchangeable lower bodies so she can stand or, when she tires of waiting for the coming of Gozer, sit on the included bench display.
That’s it for now, but there’s going to be a ton going on at NYCC, and we’re ready to get our toy action on. See you at the Javits Center!
HEY MATTY! YOU BETTER HAVE SOME SNEAK PEAKS AT WHAT’S BEING OFFERED IN THE LATTER PART OF 2013 FOR CLUB INFINITE EARTHS!!!!
Marvel is offering up an exclusive figure! Hasbro announced that they are producing an exclusive Old Man Logan figure with baby Hulk for the convention. The catch? This will be a Marvel digital subscription 2012 exclusive figure, meaning you have to subscribe to get it, just like that Nick Fury one back in the day! Good luck Mark Millar fans!
Marvel Exclusive NYCC 2012 Rocket Raccoon Mug by Joe Quesada
(Price: $12.00 each)
Everyone wants a good cup o’ joe, but some mornings you just need a drink that’s out of this world! Get ready to protect the Marvel Universe with this limited-edition coffee mug featuring Guardians of the Galaxy favorite Rocket Raccoon, as depicted by Marvel Chief Creative Officer & superstar artist, Joe Quesada, in an all-new piece of art!
On Saturday, October 13 at 4:15pm in Room 1E13, join Marvel’s Head of Television, Jeph Loeb, as he offers an inside look at the eagerly anticipated new animated series, “Marvel’s Avengers Assemble” and “Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.,” along with an “Ultimate Spider-Man” Season 2 update. But that’s not all…catch a sneak peek at what’s new in Marvel anime, the next Marvel Knights Animation releases, and more NYCC exclusives! This is the panel everyone will be buzzing about–don’t miss it!
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2
Saturday 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Speakers: Andrea Romano, Bruce Timm, and Gary Miereanu
Witness the first public display of footage from the epic conclusion to the animated version of Frank Miller’s landmark graphic novel as Warner Home Video presents an NYCC-exclusive panel on Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2, the next entry in the popular, ongoing series of DC Universe Animated Original Movies. Executive Producer Bruce Timm, dialogue/casting director Andrea Romano and a few exciting guests will discuss the making of the film and show some tantalizing clips. Warner Home Video’s Gary Miereanu will moderate the panel, award unique DCU-themed prizes, and offer a glimpse into the 2013 slate of DCU animated films. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 is produced by Warner Premiere, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation.
Thursday, October 11:
- 5:00-6:00pm – DC Collectibles
Friday, October 12:
- 1:30-2:30pm – Vertigo: A View from the Cutting Edge of Comics
- 2:45-3:45pm – DC Comics: Green Lantern – The Third Army Arrives
- 4:15-5:15pm – DC Comics All Access: Before Watchmen
Saturday, October 13:
- 1:30-2:30pm – DC Comics – THE NEW 52
- 5:15-6:15pm – DC Comics: Justice League
Sunday, October 14:
- 12:15pm-1:15pm – DC Comics: Batman – Death Comes to Gotham
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12
Hope to see you there Towelites!! Come get yourself a sticker!!!
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