Press Release Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and Weta Workshop today announced a partnership. The multi-Academy Award® winning New Zealand design studio and physical manufacturing facility will show off some of their best work at three Wizard World Comic Con shows in May at its visually striking Exhibitor Booth. Weta Workshop’s body of work includes movies like The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, Avatar, District 9, Chappie and many more.
Titan Comics is planning a graphic novel based on the WETA Workshop character and creations. Ahead of the print release, Titan Comics has released a trailer to get you up to speed on what to expect.
Who doesn’t love Portal? What’s more, who doesn’t enjoy the adorable, deadly turrets found in the Aperture testing facilities? Best yet, who else wants one of those turrets? Well, for now the only place that gets one is Valve HQ, but we can at least enjoy the unboxing after the jump.
Don’t let the headline fool you, when I say trolls, I really mean trolls – as in the three that gave Bilbo Baggins and the rest of the Dwarves all manner of problems in The Hobbit. Weta unveiled life-sized statues of the creatures at the San Diego Comic Con. via Bleeding Cool
Weta has done a number of awesome things for the film and television industries, but for the discerning steampunk cosplayer in your life, the company has just the thing in the form of Dr. Grordbort’s Righteous Bison gun.
If you have a lot of money, and you enjoy looking through the Previews catalogs and websites that feature geek toys, you’ve probably seen ads for WETA Studios Dr. Grordbort’s product line. They may be high priced, but they are totally awesome.
Damn that is a lot to try and say, and even worse to try and type when you are still half asleep. Several months ago, I mentioned some really cool steam punk prop replica sci-fi guns from Weta. While a tad expensive, they are superb recreations of what might have been had our world taken a different turn instead of going down the atomic path. Now Weta Workshop conceptual designer Greg Broadmore ha written and illustrated Doctor Grordbort’s Contrapulatronic Dingus Directory that showcases dozens of arcane inventions, contraptions and weapons. “As a kid I was massively inspired and awed by