Entertainment Earth Reveals San Diego Comic-Con 2011 Celebrity Appearances, Photo Opportunities, Convention Exclusives, and Product Debuts at Booth #2343
|LOS ANGELES, CA: July 19, 2011 – Catch the excitement and join in the fun at San Diego Comic-Con International (SDCC) as Entertainment Earth® – entertainmentearth.com – steals the show with celebrity appearances, photo opportunities, and an amazing array of 39 exclusives and new product debuts from Bif Bang Pow! and Toys”R”Us®, including items from The Venture Bros.™, Lost™, The Twilight Zone™, and Eastbound & Down®… plus the first-ever 3 3/4-inch action figures based on Dexter™ and the first-ever bobble head from NCIS™, along with items from DC Universe vs. Masters of the Universe Classics™, Marvel® vs. Capcom® 3: Fate of Two Worlds, Halo™, TRANSFORMERS™, Sonic™, ThunderCats®, Mortal Kombat™, Star Wars™, and Adventure Time™.
Catch a glimpse of William Shatner as he launches an all-new product, and check out Dexter’s Slice of Life boat replica at our booth, too. Show attendees will definitely want to visit Entertainment Earth’s booth #2343 in San Diego, July 21-24!
Celebrity Appearances and Photo Opportunities: Meet major celebrities from some of the world’s most popular movies, TV series, and video games. Get your figures signed by The Venture Bros. creators Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer; Larry Kenney, the voice of ThunderCats‘ Lion-O; Spawn® creator and renowned toy designer Todd McFarlane; Adventure Time creator Pendleton Ward; and Daniel Roebuck, Lost’s Dr. Arzt.
Celebrity appearances subject to change. Visit sdcc.entertainmentearth.com and our booth for specific talent, dates, and times… and surprise guests.
Exclusive Merchandise and Product Debuts:
The Twilight Zone™ by Bif Bang Pow! Legendary actor and arguably the King of Comic-Con, William Shatner, is scheduled to personally introduce the exclusive limited edition black-and-white William Shatner Signature Edition Mystic Seer Replica – signed by William Shatner – at Entertainment Earth’s booth #2343. Licensed from CBS Consumer Products.
The Venture Bros.™ by Bif Bang Pow! Created in conjunction with EMCE Toys, Bif Bang Pow!’s 8-inch scale line of first-ever action figures from Adult Swim’s The Venture Bros. rolls on.
NCIS™ by Bif Bang Pow! Actress Pauley Perrette is Abby Sciuto in this 7-inch tall resin bobble head of the irreverent young Goth-girl lab tech from television’s most popular scripted show, CBS’ series NCIS. Licensed from CBS Consumer Products, the NCIS Abby Sciuto Bobble Head is a SDCC debut and the first-ever bobble head based on NCIS! ($15)
Dexter™ by Bif Bang Pow! For the third year, Entertainment Earth partners with Showtime Networks to bring unbridled Dexter excitement to Comic-Con. This year, we present the first-ever 3 3/4-inch Dexter action figures!
Eastbound & Down® by Bif Bang Pow! Made of resin and measuring approximately 6 3/4-inches tall, Kenny Powers from the HBO® hit comedy series Eastbound and Down® appears on “The Panty Dropper” watercraft wearing sunglasses and a white jacket with “Flama Blanca” on the back in this unbelievable Kenny Powers White Suit Bobble Head. Maybe he really is “better than everyone else in the world”! ($15)
Lost™ by Bif Bang Pow! Celebrate the end of an era and keep the memory of The Island alive with brand-new collectibles from ABC’s mega-popular TV series Lost.
Toys”R”Us San Diego Comic-Con Exclusives and First-to-Buy Opportunities Toys”R”Us® is offering nine SDCC exclusives and limited editions… and they’re only available at the Entertainment Earth booth! Choose from DC Universe vs. Masters of the Universe Classics™ Bizarro vs. Battle Armor Faker 2-Pack ($40); Minimates Marvel® vs. Capcom® 3: Fate of Two Worlds Figures (Hulk, Morrigan Aensland, Iron Man, Zero) ($20); Halo™ Master Chief Platinum Action Figure ($20); TRANSFORMERS™ Masterpiece Rodimus Prime Action Figure ($60); Sonic™ Flocked Sonic Action Figure ($30); ThunderCats® Classic Lion-O Action Figure ($40); Mortal Kombat™ Lightning Fury Raiden Action Figure ($20); Star Wars: Republic Commando™ Action Figure Set (Delta Squad: Scorch, Fixer, Sev, Boss, and a Geonosian Warrior) ($50); and Adventure Time Collector Pack Finn and Jake ($10).
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About Entertainment Earth®, Inc.
Entertainment Earth® – entertainmentearth.com – is a worldwide multi-channel retailer and wholesaler of action figures, toys, bobble heads, and collectibles with a state-of-the-art website and popular print catalog. Founded online in 1996 and based in Simi Valley, California, Entertainment Earth offers an ever-expanding selection of over 13,000 licensed products and has pioneered best practices in the industry with innovations such as a Mint Condition Guarantee™, Risk Free Shopping, and Hassle Free 90-Day Returns.
About Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE)
Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE) is responsible for building consumer products and merchandising programs for a wide range of brands by securing and supporting long-term licensing partnerships across all categories. As the global branding and merchandising arm of Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, the division manages the consumer product programs for the networks’ award-winning original programming, brands and characters including Ben 10, Generator Rex, Chowder, The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack, Adventure Time, Adult Swim and more. CNE also serves as the exclusive global licensing agent for the full portfolio of brands from Spin Master Ltd., as well as Nelvana Enterprises and Spin Master for the award-winning Bakugan brand and the PGA of America for the youth marketplace. Adult Swim (AdultSwim.com), launched in 2001, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.’s network offering original and acquired animated and live-action series for young adults. Airing nightly from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET, PT), Adult Swim shares channel space with Cartoon Network, home to the best in original, acquired and classic entertainment for youth and families, and is seen in 99.4 million U.S. homes. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.
About CBS Consumer Products
CBS Consumer Products manages worldwide licensing and merchandising for a diverse slate of television brands and series from CBS, CBS Television Studios and CBS Television Distribution, as well as from the company’s extensive library of titles, Showtime and CBS Films. Additionally, the group oversees online sales of programming merchandise. For more information, visit www.cbsconsumerproducts.com .
About HBO Licensing & Retail
HBO Licensing & Retail officially licenses the HBO® brand for the development and merchandising of innovative product lines inspired by the network’s award-winning programming. With products created around classic series like The Sopranos® and Sex and the City® to current hits like True Blood® and Entourage®, items include fashion apparel, jewelry, digital and CD soundtracks, games, books as well as exclusive, premium collections in partnership with upscale, designer brands. Merchandise can be purchased in retail stores nationwide, at http://store.hbo.com, and at the groundbreaking HBO retail hub, the HBO Shop®, located at 42nd and 6th Avenue in New York City. HBO Licensing & Retail products are also sold internationally across Europe, Asia and Australia.
Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNELTM and FLIX®, as well as the multiplex channels SHOWTIME® 2TM, SHOWTIME® SHOWCASE, SHOWTIME EXTREME®, SHOWTIME BEYOND®, SHOWTIME NEXT®, SHOWTIME WOMEN®, SHOWTIME FAMILYZONE® and TMC XTRA. SNI also offers SHOWTIME HD®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL HDTM, SHOWTIME ON DEMANDTM and THE MOVIE CHANNEL ON DEMANDTM. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution. All SNI feeds provide enhanced sound using Dolby Digital 5.1. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME PPV®.