Bionicle at the San Diego Comic Con
Friday, July 17th, 2009 at 7:57pm by Andrew, BZPower News Manager
[Source: Julie Stern, Michael Petranek]
The San Diego Comic Con is taking place from July 23 to 26 in San Diego, California. LEGO is going to be there in a big way this year, and so is Bionicle. We have two press releases to share with you today. The first is from Julie Stern from LEGO and reveals everyone's favorite company's plans for the show, including a Bionicle mural! The second comes from Michael Petranek from Papercutz, publisher of the Bionicle Graphic Novels (and now a BZPower member!) and reveals that Greg Farshtey will be at the event and on a panel as well! Read on for full details.
LEGO® BRAND INVADES SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON
- 5 foot tall Buzz Lightyear and life size Star Wars™ Captain Rex made completely of LEGO® bricks among the highlights at the LEGO Booth -
Broadcast your Comic-Con coverage live from the showroom floor – the LEGO Booth showcases large scale LEGO models, interactive building experiences, sneak peek looks at new products, exclusive sets for sale and much more!
- First ever look at the LEGO minifigures from the upcoming Toy Story and Prince of Persia building sets
- 5' 6" tall LEGO Buzz Lightyear
- 10th Anniversary LEGO Star Wars™ contests and background
- Life size Star Wars™ Captain Rex
- Never before seen LEGO products, including the new LEGO Star Wars™ Tantive IV starship
- BIONICLE mural build
- LEGO Playtables
- And more!
San Diego Convention Center – Booth 2829
111 W. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
LEGO BOOTH SCHEDULE:
- Wednesday, July 22, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
- Thursday, July 23 – Saturday, July 25 – 9:30 am – 7:00 pm
- Sunday, July 26 – 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
LEGO EVENT SCHEDULE:
Wednesday, July 22:
Saturday, July 25
- Unveiling of the new LEGO Star Wars™ Tantive IV starship
- Unveiling of 5 foot 6 inch Buzz Lightyear Model
- Unveiling of new LEGO minifigures from Toy Story and Prince of Persia sets
- Michael Dorn, voice of Mata Nui in the upcoming BIONICLE Direct to Video Movie, onsite, signing autographs (12pm – 2pm)
Meet GREG FARSHTEY at this year's San Diego Comic Con!
GREG FARSHTEY to appear at the Papercutz booth (#2046) and at the Papercutz Panel
Ever wanted to meet the man capable of creating characters such as this?
If you're going to be in San Diego for this year's Comic Con, now's your chance! BIONICLE scribe Greg Farshtey will be appearing at the Papercutz booth (#2046) the following dates:
Thursday, July 23rd - 4:00 to 5:30pm
Friday, July 24th - 2:30 to 4:00pm
Saturday, July 25th - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Greg will be signing BIONICLE graphic novels and saying hello to fans! If you are a follower of BIONICLE, this is not to be missed. Greg is super-talented, very smart and a great guy. We can't wait to have him at our booth.
Not only will Greg Farshtey be at the Papercutz booth, but on Sunday July 26th at 3pm in room 2 at the San Diego Convention Center, he will join Scott Lobdell (The HARDY BOYS writer) and Sho Murase (NANCY DREW artist) as well as Editor-in-Chief Jim Salicrup and publisher Terry Nantier at the Papercutz Panel! It's rare you get a chance to have so many living comics legends in the same place at the same time, ready to answer your questions! You even get a FREE TALES FROM THE CRYPT comicbook just for attending! What a deal! We hope to see you there.
-Mike the Editorial Assistant
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