DC has announced they are returning to the San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) showroom floor complete with a new booth, from Wednesday, July 19th to Sunday, July 23. DC’s going to use SDCC to showcase their latest content, get in touch with fans, and revel in the might of their stories. From must-read comics, and must-binge TV shows, to must-have toys and collectibles, even movies and cosplay, DC’s SDCC booth will have something for every fan to sink their teeth into.
Get ready for amazing panels, can’t miss talent signings, and immersive interactive experiences with DC’s unbelievable weekend lineup. Want to see your favorite creators in person? In-booth signings will not only have them but DC President, Publisher, and Chief Creative Officer Jim Lee is also set to make an appearance. He’s not the only superstar either, Todd McFarlane, the award-winning comic book creator and founder/CEO of McFarlane Toys is coming too. Wonder if he’ll bring along his Grammy or Emmy awards, maybe just the Guinness Book World Record?
There will be an exclusive World Premiere screening of the DC Universe’s Justice League: WarWorld, and panels featuring Joshua Williamson (Superman), Josh Trujillo (Blue Beetle), Tom King (Wonder Woman), Tom Taylor (Titans), Mitch Gerads (Batman: The Brave and the Bold), Nicola Scott (Titans), Tini Howard (Catwoman), Ram V (Detective Comics), Phillip Kennedy Johnson (Action Comics), Nicole Maines (Bad Dream: A Dreamer Story), Sina Grace (Superman: The Harvests of Youth), and more will let fans know what’s happening with their favorite DC characters.
On sale in DC’s all-new booth will be a wide variety of comic books, graphic novels, and new merchandise from DC and DC Shop. While supplies last, DC will be selling limited printings of Superman “Big Blue” Edition, Silver Screen Editions of Batman #655, Booster Gold #1, Authority #1 and Supergirl Woman of Tomorrow #1, a facsimile blank sketch cover variant of Batman #655, SDCC-exclusive hardcovers for Nightwing Vol. 1: Leaping Into the Light, Poison Ivy Vol. 1: The Virtuous Cycle and Batman by Grant Morrison Omnibus Vol. 1, plus limited-quantity chase product like the Sandman Helm Masterpiece Edition, and more.
DC Shop will have limited inventory of three all-new Blue Beetle T-shirts, a “Dawn of DC” enamel pin, as well as a “Dawn of DC” t-shirt and zip-front hoodie. Bill Sienkiewicz, Jill Thompson, Eric Tan and Phantom City Creative have been commissioned for t-shirts. Plus limited stock of DC caps from 9Forty, a Gotham City Classics Batmobile collector pin set with the 1966, 1989, 1992, and 1995 Batmobiles (including an exclusive convention mystery pin) and more! Keep your eyes peeled for the complete DC Shop lineup of comics, books, and merch!
As Todd McFarlane is dropping by the convention so is his company: McFarlane Toys. His global toy company has partnered with DC to breathe life into iconic and beloved characters at the DC SDCC booth. Pre-orders will be available for DC action figures and poly-resin statues, along with DC Multiverse and DC Direct toys for sale on-site (limited availability). But don’t think you know everything, McFarlane Toys still has some surprises for fans in the coming weeks!
Like your DC fun with a more classic twist? How about Cartamundi—worldwide leader in playing cards—who will be debuting the newest collection of DC Hybrid Trading Cards by Hro at the San Diego Comic-Con DC Booth. These DC Hybrid Trading Cards grant fans the opportunity to gather iconic moments from DC’s comic book history with fan-favorites like Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and much much more. And these cards have digital twins! That’s right, just scan the QR code on the back of each card and join the Hro family.
As for you DC Bat Cowl holders, we didn’t forget about you! There will be something special at SDCC for you. Keep those bat ears tuned for more information.