We will be unveiling our initial range of collectibles and prop replicas from the upcoming film; The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Watch out for an announcement about our two exclusives very soon.
"I See You ...."
Our newest and most daunting environment from The Lord of the Rings, will be displayed in public for the first time. Make sure you download our FREE App, The Eye of Sauron, from the iTunes store before you come to the Con. Here is the link : http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-eye-of-sauron/id535832373?ls=1&mt=8
Greg Broadmore will be signing his brand new book, TRIUMPH - Unneccessarily Violent Tales of Science Adventure for the Simple and Unfortunate. This is Greg's 3rd book in the highly popular series from the politically incorrect universe of Dr Grordbort's. Get your copy at Comic Con !
For the first time, we unveil all 3 Sets from our new The Lord of the Rings diorama, The Fellowship of the Ring. All nine walkers and one faithful pony sculpted in intricate detail, make their journey across Middle-earth
Weta worked on The Adventures of Tintin movie for 4 years. Get our new book The Art of the Adventures of Tintin, which tells the story of how the film was created, in typical fanatical Weta fashion.
Come and chat with the crew from Weta Workshop:
Five time Academy Award winner and Weta Workshop Creative Director, Richard Taylor, will be at the booth each day from 11am-12pm (except Thursday) and 2-3pm. Come and get your Weta books or collectibles signed !
Greg Broadmore, Conceptual Designer (District 9, King Kong, THe Chronicles of Narnia and more) and creator of Dr Grordbort's will be at the booth each day. The Bearded One will be signing all 3 of his Dr Grordbort's books, The Art of District 9, The Weta Collectors Guide and White Cloud Worlds.
Daniel Falconer, Conceptual Designer (The Lord of the Rings, The Chronicles of Narnia, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and more) will be happy to chat with you. Daniel will be signing The Weta Collectors Guide and The Art of District 9.
David Tremont, Senior Model Maker at Weta Workshop, is intricately involved in the creation of nearly all our collectibles. So if you have any questions on model making or building stuff, Dave is your man ! Dave will also be available to sign The Weta Collectors Guide.
Tim Launder and Stacy Longstreet will be on hand at the booth to help you with any questions / requests about Weta's collectibles
We are delighted our good friends from TORn will be hanging out with us at the Weta booth. Come and say Hi to them and pick up one of their new T-shirts
Don't miss the TheOneRing.net's panel on Thursday 12 July at 10.15am in Hall 6DE . Their panel fills up every year, so make sure you get their early to get a seat.
We are excited to have our Kiwi mates from Air New Zealand, Hobbiton Movie Set Tours, Tourism New Zealand and Film New Zealand join us at the Weta booth this year. If you are planning a trip to New Zealand, come along and say Kia Ora :)
Take advantage of these Comic Con specials, only available at the Weta Booth :
The Lord of the Rings
Uruk-hai Captain's Helm - Sold Out on our website, we will have a very limited number available for purchase at Comic Con
Miniature Shields - Collect all 4 shields for US$120 + free shipping in mainland USA
Magnets - We will have a limited number of our new LOTR magnets available at the booth. Save on shipping and get them before they are gone
Large Rayguns : Order at the Weta booth and get free shipping in mainland USA
Books : Purchase all 3 books (Dingus Directory, VICTORY and TRIUMPH) for only US$45. And get them signed by Greg Broadmore
The Adventures of Tintin
Book : The Art of the Adventures of Tintin, first time on sale at Comic Con for only US$25. Save US$15 and get it signed by Richard Taylor !
Captain Haddock 1/6th scale figure : Order the Captain at the Weta booth and get The Art of the Adventures of Tintin book free
Thomson and Thompson 1/6th scale figure : Order the detectives at the Weta booth and get The Art of the Adventures of Tintin book free
The Exosuit : first time to have stock at Comic Con, order at the Weta booth and get US$150 off !
ALL T-Shirts only US$20 each or 3 for US$50
More Comic Con announcements coming soon. See you there - Weta booth #3513B