Tag Archives: SDCC 2012

Rustin's Spoils of the Week #70.5

One of the things San Diego Comic Con has become famous for its giveaways. What's become most popular are the posters and shirts for movies, but occasionally we'll see a few toy giveaways and 2012 offered more than usual (or … Continue reading

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GI Joe and the Transformers #6

In today's review of the Sockwave HISS, we said that the packaging was styled like a comicbook, pretending that the GI Joe and the Transformers comic ran for more than four issues. And just like last year, we wanted to … Continue reading

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Fall of Cybertron Bruticus addendum

Like we said in today's review, Fall of Cybertron Bruticus comes in a really impressive box. The back has blocks of color to represent the Combaticons, while the front has an image of Bruticus stomping on Jazz: And now, some … Continue reading

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Batman addendum

Swamp Thing, Plastic Man, even the Wonder Twins all came in fancy, over-designed boxes. And there have been ones with play features before, like Man-Bat and Solomon Grundy, but even they don't hold a candle to this year's. The outer … Continue reading

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SDCC '12 - Day 5: Sunday 7/15

And here we are, at the end, the finale. What mysteries of both High and Low await, what fortunes shall unfold? Only the massive horde exiting the Con, pictured below, can know for sure. And now, some more OAFEry:San Diego … Continue reading

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SDCC 2012 Panels - Behind the Plastic

Every year Dan "Julius Marx" Pickett hosts a panel titled "Behind the Plastic" featuring a veritable "who's who" of Action Figure makers which it makes it one of my most anticipated panels of the Con. By this point, everyone has … Continue reading

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SDCC 2012 - BrickJournal

For the first time that I've noted Lego had a pretty solid presence at the convention beyond their booth, with at least three panels about Lego spread across the four days. One I wasn't able to make it to, another, … Continue reading

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SDCC 2012 Panels - Hasbro: Marvel

Hasbro is certainly the King of the Toy Aisles, and while they have Star Wars, G.I. Joe and Transformers, their Marvel master license is what has really cemented their claim to the throne. Thus it was that the most packed … Continue reading

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SDCC 2012 Panels - Film & TV Production Designers of the Art Directors Guild

This is a panel I've been interested in for several years, but it just never worked out for my Con scheduling... until now! This a panel of Film and TV Art Directors and Production Designers hosted by the Art Directors … Continue reading

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SDCC '12 - Day 4: Saturday 7/14

Today started early for me after only four brief hours of sleep, being THE craziest day of the Con I had to be sure I was up and ready to drive down and park before 8am to avoid as much … Continue reading

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