By Nathan Smith
While you're perusing the exhibition floor of San Diego Comic-Con this year, don't forget to check out all the exclusive Marvel items up for grabs during the show.
With companies such as Diamond Select, Rittenhouse and others displaying a veritable smorgasbord of Marvel swag, you won't want to miss out on these retailers' offers.
Diamond Select will be in full swing at the show, debuting a Marvel Select Figure of cosmic proportions: Captain Marvel! And if you're looking to get your hands on a little bit of Minimates fun, be sure you don't miss the San Diego Comic-Con exclusive, the Minimates Invaders Box Set! This set comes packed with the original Invaders: Captain America, Bucky, the Sub-Mariner, and the Human Torch!
In addition to all the Minimates fun, Diamond Select will also be up to their ears in Skrulls, with a Comic-Con exclusive Skrull Elektra Figurine!
Rittenhouse Archives, Ltd
You like free stuff right? Well, be sure to stop by the Rittenhouse Archive booth to grab a free Fantastic Four Archive Promotional Card! The Fantastic Four Archive trading cards will cover all of the major events from the Fantastic Four books starting with issue #1 all the way to #561!
You like toys? Hasbro, as usual, has you covered. Everyone's favorite tin-man has never looked cuter as Hasbro rolls out the Iron Man Mighty Mugg, packaged in a Comic-Con exclusive foil box!
Want something a little bit more on the wild side? Be sure to check out the Marvel Legends Savage Land Box Set, featuring 6" figurines of everyone's favorite Savage Land residents: Ka-Zar, Shanna and Zabu! This box set also comes littered with exclusive artwork by Frank Cho, inside and out!
If that isn't enough ferocious fun, Hasbro will also be debuting a limited-edition Fin Fang Foom box set which includes a towering 15" Fin Fang Foom figure and eight 6" Hulk Legends figurines: Son of Hulk, She Hulk, Grey Hulk, King Hulk, The End Hulk, Absorbing Man, Doc Samson and Wendigo!
Japan's number one collector toy company, Kotubukiya, shows off their Comic-Con exclusive Hulk movie fine art bust! This bad boy has been sculpted in 1/6th scale and measures in at a towering 9 ½". This exclusive version of the statue features a unique head sculpt and a special film can base. Limited to only 300 pieces, each bust will be individually numbered on the bottom of the base. Read more about it here
One of the biggest names in cards, Upper Deck, will be selling a San Diego Comic-Con Non-Sport Update [NSU] variant issue at their booth. This issue includes 1 exclusive Marvel Masterpieces promo card. Upper Deck will also be handing out three additional promo cards, most likely one per day.
Promo cards are comprised of: Galactus, Spider-Woman, Hulk and Venom! But remember True Believers, only people attending the NSU Card Talk breakfast will be able to receive all four promos instantly with the purchase of the variant issue.