C2E2 2012

DC Collectibles Reveals New Products During C2E2 Panel

April 13, 2012 - During a C2E2 panel today moderated by Geoff Johns, DC Collectibles revealed an exciting line-up of new products, including a new Dr. Manhattan BEFORE WATCHMEN statue, an all-new We Can Be Heroes 7-pack action figure set featuring the DC Comics - The New 52 action figures, and variant busts from The Dark Knight Rises product line.

The Dr. Manhattan statue is the third figure to be revealed in a line of products based on characters from the highly-anticipated BEFORE WATCHMEN prequel comic book mini-series. Statues for Rorschach and The Comedian were previously announced and all of the figures will go on sale later this year.

DST & IDW Unleash Battle Beasts at C2E2

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Diamond Select Toys and IDW to Unleash the Battle Beasts at C2E2!

San Diego, CA (April 13, 2012) - Since 2010, Diamond Select Toys has been searching to find the right partner to introduce their Battle Beasts brand to a broader audience. Now the search is over, and DST and IDW Publishing have teamed up to immortalize a new breed of Beasts! At this year's Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2), which runs from April 13-15, the two companies will offer a taste of what's to come: DST will give out an ashcan preview of IDW's upcoming BATTLE BEASTS comic-book mini-series, as well as an exclusive promo Minimate of one of the book's lead characters!

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Sean Astin to Appear at 2012 C2E2

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SEAN ASTIN TO APPEAR AT CHICAGO COMIC & ENTERTAINMENT EXPO (C2E2)

Actor Joins Extensive List of Guests from Entertainment World to Appear at Annual Pop Culture Convention

Norwalk, CT, April 10, 2012: Show organizers at Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2), which is set take place this coming weekend, April 13 – 15 at McCormick Place in Chicago, have announced that Sean Astin will appear as a guest at the show. In addition to featuring top artists and creators from the world of comics, C2E2 is a showcase for celebrities from all corners of the entertainment universe including film, TV, books and music. Sean Astin is well remembered for his role as loyal Samwise Gamgee in the universally acclaimed Lord of the Rings; his role as Mikey in the 1980's classic The Goonies; and his title role as the American working class hero in Rudy. He joins other entertainment celebrities at C2E2 including:

John Barrowman
Nicholas Brendan
Ryan Buell
Lauren Cohan
John Cusack
Anthony Daniels
Josh Gates

C2E2 Announces Night of Comedy with Stephen Rannazzisi

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STEPHEN RANNAZZISI TO TAKE THE STAGE AT C2E2 FOR NIGHT OF COMEDY!

Popular "You're Either In or You're Out" Tour Comes to Comic Convention... Free for All Weekend, Saturday or VIP Ticket C2E2 Ticket-Holders!!

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Lauren Cohan to Appear at 2012 C2E2

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LAUREN COHAN TO JOIN STEVEN YEUN FOR PANEL & SIGNING AT CHICAGO COMIC & ENTERTAINMENT EXPO (C2E2)

Stars of The Walking Dead To Participate in Q & A with Fans; Followed by 3-Hour Signing!

Norwalk, CT, April 2, 2012: Lauren Cohan, who plays the popular character Maggie Greene, the principal love interest of Glenn (Steven Yeun) in AMC's The Walking Dead, will appear along with Yeun at this year's Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2). Yeun's appearance at C2E2 was recently announced (3/28) and Ms. Cohan's appearance has just been confirmed by show organizers. The two stars of the hit television series will appear at the pop culture convention on Saturday, April 14 where they will conduct a Q & A with fans followed by a free 3-hour signing.

Steven Yeun to Appear at 2012 C2E2

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STEVEN YEUN TO BE SPOTLIGHT GUEST AT CHICAGO COMIC & ENTERTAINMENT EXPO (C2E2)

Star of The Walking Dead To Participate in Q & A with Fans; Followed by 3-Hour Signing!

Norwalk, CT, March 28, 2012: Noted actor Steven Yeun, currently starring in the role of Glenn in AMC's hit original series The Walking Dead, will appear at this year's Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2). In addition to his starring role in The Walking Dead, Mr. Yeun has also recently starred in an episode of the television series Law & Order: Los Angeles and an episode of Warehouse 13. Steven Yeun, who lived in Chicago where he performed with the Second City Theatre, will appear at C2E2 on Saturday, April 14 where he will conduct a Q & A with fans followed by a free 3-hour signing.

DC Entertainment at 2012 C2E2

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DC ENTERTAINMENT TO BRING TOP TALENT TO CHICAGO COMIC & ENTERTAINMENT EXPO (C2E2)

Renowned Comic Book Publisher will Participate in Nine Panels at Convention; Executives and Creators to Meet with Fans

DC's Before Watchmen Panel at 2012 C2E2

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DC ENTERTAINMENT TO SHOWCASE "BEFORE WATCHMEN" AT CHICAGO COMIC & ENTERTAINMENT EXPO (C2E2)

Leading Entertainment Company Will Bring Top Talent to Preview Highly Anticipated Prequel

Norwalk, CT, March 23, 2012: DC Entertainment announced its plans today to bring some of the comic book industry's most iconoclastic writers and artists to Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) to discuss this year's highly anticipated BEFORE WATCHMEN comic book event. Although the first issue of BEFORE WATCHMEN doesn't go on sale until the first week of June, the announcement of all new stories building on the foundation of the bestselling graphic novel of all time is already the talk of the comic book industry. Among the creators who will be on hand to discuss why they signed on for the project and to answer fan questions will be Brian Azzarello, Lee Bermejo, Amanda Conner, Adam Hughes, J Michael Straczynski, and Len Wein.

DST to Attend 2012 C2E2: Panels, Exclusives and More

March 2012 - The Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) runs from April 13-15 this year, and once again Diamond Select Toys (DST) will be in attendance! And since it's also the 10th anniversary of Minimates, they've got some great events planned!

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First off, Saturday afternoon will bring a special 10th anniversary Minimates panel, focusing on the coming year. From Marvel's Avengers to the Walking Dead to Battle Beasts, Diamond Select Toys representatives will share info about DST's upcoming lines, debut the next stop-motion animated Pirate Raiders movie and give away cool prizes! (1:30 -2:30 PM; Room N427bc)

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Rocketboy Customs Custom Toy Raffles for Waking Wally Street

Rocketboy Customs Custom Toy Raffles for Waking Wally Street

March 2012 - In promotion for the launch of the comic book Waking Wally Street #1, Rocketboy Customs will be holding two raffles. One for a customized dunny & one for a customized mini munny.

The Prizes consist of Spudz (dog dunny) and Jack Henderson (mini munny). Both characters appear in the first issue of Waking Wally Street and are hand-painted & sculpted by Ryan McClure (Rocketboy Customs).

To qualify for the raffle to win the Spudz (dog dunny), preorder an issue of Waking Wally Street at: http://rocketboycustoms.bigcartel.com/product/waking-wally-street-issue-1
Once you place an order, your name will automatically go into the raffle and the winner will be drawn at random. If you order more than one comic, your chances of winning increase! The winner will be announced once the shipment of comics arrive from the printers (projected first week of April).

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