Diamond Announces Seven Limited Exculsives for SDCC 2009

Sat, June 13th, 2009 at 10:22am PDT | Updated: June 13th, 2009 at 10:22am

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

Diamond Comic Distributors, the world’s largest distributor of English-language comics, graphic novels and related pop-culture merchandise, has announced that it will have seven limited exclusives for 2009 Comic-Con International: San Diego (SDCC).

“We’re very excited to offer these exclusives to 2009 SDCC attendees,” said Dan Manser, Director of Marketing for Diamond, the publisher of PREVIEWS. “Each month, PREVIEWS offers great fare for comic shop customers, a number of which are exclusive. It’s a natural for us to extend PREVIEWS Exclusives to the largest pop culture convention in the country.”

For a look at each exclusive and a complete list of Diamond retailers offering them on the convention floor, consumers are encouraged to visit the Diamond PREVIEWS booth (#2401) during the show.

PREVIEWS 2009 SDCC EXCLUSIVES

SDCC 2009 DARK X-MEN BEGINNING #1 (OF 3) SKETCH VARIANT

Who are the Dark X-Men? How did they come together? The answers to these questions and more are revealed in this issue.

LIMITED TO 7,500 COPIES.

SDCC 2009 DARK AVENGERS UNCANNY X-MEN UTOPIA #1 SKETCH VARIANT

The Dark Avengers take on the X-Men! Who will be left standing? Jae Lee provides a special sketch cover to ring in this landmark event.

LIMITED TO 7,500 COPIES.

SDCC 2009 RED SKIRT DAWN PVC STATUE

The goddess of birth and rebirth gets a modern makeover! Based on the art of award-winning Dawn creator Joseph Michael Linsner, this 7” tall PVC statue celebrates Dawn's 20th Anniversary with a unique variant!

LIMITED TO 1,000 PIECES.

SDCC 2009 TRANSFORMERS G1 ANIMATED MEGATRON BUST

From the classic animated series to your statue shelf, this is the ruthless Decepticon leader Megatron exactly as you remember him. Standing six inches tall and featuring a highly detailed sculpt, this bust is the perfect companion piece to the 2008 SDCC exclusive G1 Animated Optimus Prime Bust!

LIMITED TO 600 PIECES.

SDCC 2009 DARK AVENGERS MINIMATES BOX SET #2

Ripped from the best-selling Dark Avengers comic, this Marvel Minimates box set features Dark Reign’s Dark Avengers as never before! Including Ares, Sentry, Ms. Marvel and Hawkeye, this set is perfect for fans of the villainous Avengers.

LIMITED TO 2,000 PIECES.

SDCC 2009 GHOSTBUSTERS VENKMAN & STAY PUFT MARSHMALLOW MAN MINIMATES 2-PACK

Dr. Peter Venkman (as seen in Ghostbusters 2) battles the delicious demon known as the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man! Only available at the 2009 San Diego Comic Con, each Minimate stands 2” tall with 14 points of articulation and accessories from the timeless Ghostbusters movies!

LIMITED TO 2,000 PIECES.

SDCC 2009 GHOSTBUSTERS ANGRY STAY PUFT MARSHMALLOW MAN BANK

From the finale of the first Ghostbusters film, the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man reacts in hostile fashion to being hit with the laser-powered force of the Ghostbusters’ proton packs! Tasty flavor meets mass destruction in the form of this eight-inch bank, dedicated to the sailor-suited confection of terror.

LIMITED TO 1,000 PIECES.

ABOUT DIAMOND COMIC DISTRIBUTORS—the world's largest distributor of English-language comic books and pop-culture related merchandise—Diamond is based in Baltimore, MD, and services more than 4,000 specialty retailers worldwide. For more information, visit Diamond on the web at www.diamondcomics.com.

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