SDCC’13: Marvel announces convention exclusives

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Press Release

Marvel Entertainment, LLC will once again give fans another reason to head to the comic event of the year – Comic-Con International: San Diego – with a lineup of one-of-a-kind exclusives that will be available at the show for the first time. Marvel, along with partners Hasbro, Diamond Select, Gentle Giant, and Huckleberry have created a stellar line-up of limited edition collectibles featuring some of Marvel’s biggest icons. A few of the key Comic-Con product unveilings include the Marvel Universe Deadpool Corps Special Edition figure set, three variant editions of the “Iron Man 3” Iron Man Chara-Bricks 7” vinyl and Marvel Minimates Wolverine Saga box set. Some of the Comic-Con exclusives will be available in limited supply following the 4-day pop culture extravaganza.

“Comic-Con is the ideal time to honor our incredible fan base by introducing special and unexpected Marvel exclusives,” said Jesse Falcon, director of merchandising, Marvel Entertainment. “We work closely with our licensing partners on Comic-Con unveilings so that we can show our fervent fan base our appreciation for the endless support that they display year after year.”

Here is a rundown of some of the exciting Comic-Con International: San Diego Marvel exclusives to be unveiled:

DIAMOND SELECT
Marvel Minimates Wolverine Saga Box Set, $20.00, four-pack features 2-inch versions of Symbiote Wolverine, Spacesuit Wolverine, Ultimate Wolverine and Logan-san in Japanese robes, with a variety of interchangeable parts

FUNKO
Metallic Iron Patriot Wacky Wobbler, limited edition, $17.00
Metallic Deadpool POP Bobblehead, limited edition, $15.00
Metallic Ghost Rider POP Bobblehead, limited edition, $15.00
Metallic Red Hulk POP Bobblehead, limited edition, $15.00
Tony Stark Iron Man POP Bobblehead, limited edition, $15.00
James Rhodes Iron Patriot POP Bobblehead, limited edition, $15.00

Ironman 3 Exclusive Tony Stark POP copy RED HULK POP copy DeadPool CHROME POP copy

GENTLE GIANT
Galactus with Silver Surfer Collectible Statue, limited edition, $120.00

Gentle Giant Galactus

HASBRO
Marvel Legends Special Edition Marvel’s Thunderbolts Collector Pack, $89.99, features Luke Cage, Ghost, Crossbones, Marvel’s Moonstone and Judith Chambers
Marvel Universe 3.75-inch Deadpool Corps Special Edition Figure Set, $49.99, features Deadpool, Lady Deadpool and Champion of the Universe, along with Kidpool, Dogpool, and Squirrelpool

HUCKLEBERRY
Black Spider-Man Chara-Covers iPhone 4/4s Case, limited edition, $30.00
Iron Man 3 Iron Man Chara-Bricks 7” Vinyl, limited edition, $25.00 – $30.00, available in regular, variant and glow-in-the-dark
Iron Man 3 Iron Patriot Chara-Bricks 7” Vinyl, limited edition, $25.00 – $30.00, available in regular, variant and glow-in-the-dark
Deadpool Chara-Bricks 7” Vinyl, limited edition, $25.00 – $30.00, available in regular, variant and glow-in-the-dark
Black Spider-Man Chara-Bricks 7” Vinyl, limited edition, $25.00 – $30.00, available in regular, variant and glow-in-the-dark

The above items will compliment an array of previously announced merchandise that will be available exclusively on site at The Marvel Shop in Marvel’s San Diego Comic Con International booth (Booth #2329). Limited edition merchandise in the Marvel Shop include: character themed tumblers; Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D T-Shirt; special edition Avengers t-shirts; specially designed Spider-Man and Rocket Racoon iPhone Cases; Iron Man Statue by Beast Kingdom; Rocket Raccoon mug; and Uncanny X-Men #8 and Deadpool Kills Deadpool #1 Variant cover comic book editions.

Remember to check out the Marvel booth and the vast range of toy, apparel and collectible companies who offer Marvel merchandise year round for fans of all ages.

About Marvel Entertainment, Inc.
Marvel Entertainment, Inc. is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 5,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in licensing, entertainment (via Marvel Studios and Marvel Animation) and publishing (via Marvel Comics). Marvel’s strategy is to leverage its franchises in a growing array of opportunities around the world, including feature films, consumer products, toys, video games, animated television, direct-to-DVD and online. For more information visit marvel.com.

About Disney Consumer Products
Disney Consumer Products (DCP) is the business segment of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) that delivers innovative and engaging product experiences across thousands of categories from toys and apparel to books and fine art. As the world’s largest licensor, DCP inspires the imaginations of people around the world by bringing the magic of Disney into consumers’ homes with products they can enjoy year-round. DCP is comprised of three business units: Licensing, Publishing and Disney Store. The Licensing business is aligned around seven strategic brand priorities: Disney Baby & Classic Characters, Disney Media Networks & Games, Disney & Pixar Animation Studios, Disney Princess & Disney Fairies, Disney Live Action Film, Marvel, and Lucasfilm. Disney Publishing Worldwide (DPW) is the world’s largest publisher of children’s books, magazines, and digital products and also includes an English language learning business, consisting of over 40 Disney English learning centers across China and a supplemental learning book program. DPW’s growing library of digital products includes best-selling eBook titles and original apps that leverage Disney content in innovative ways. The Disney Store retail chain operates across North America, Europe and Japan with more than 350 stores worldwide and is known for providing consumers with high-quality, unique products. Disney’s official shopping portals online are www.DisneyStore.com and www.DisneyStore.co.uk. For more information, please visit Disney Consumer Products www.DisneyConsumerProducts.com or follow us at www.YouTube.com/DisneyLiving, www.Facebook.com/DisneyLiving and www.Twitter.com/DisneyLiving.

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