Comic-Con 2009: Around the Exhibits

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    Booths, displays, celebrities, and oddities! Here are literally tons of photos from the Exhibit Hall of the infinite wonders at Comic-Con 2009…

    Be aware that if you click through the “more” link, the page you will get is HUGE with almost 200 photos!

    Instead of a booth, this year Syfy (formerly Scifi Channel) branded a local restaurant

    One of many promotional pieces for the movie District 9

    High. Way. Robbery.

    Lego Rock Band

    Warner Bros. booth

    Recreations of instruments from Lego Rock Band made out of real Lego bricks

    Tobin Bell, aka “Jigsaw” from the Saw movies

    Star Wars chess

    Marvel Superheroes

    The Batpod from The Dark Knight

    This booth offered to make you a monster using professional prosthetics & makeup

    A glove worn by Michael Jackson, to be sold at auction in the future

    I think it’s meant to be flattering, but you’ve got to wonder how Barack feels about this

    The next movie from Mike Judge of Office Space fame

    The Black Beauty from Seth Rogen’s upcoming Green Hornet film

    One of many posters promoting Fox’s new hit Glee

    AMC’s highly anticipated miniseries reimagining of The Prisoner

    “Angels with guns” movie Legion, starring Paul Bettany

    Where the Wild Things Are

    Wolverine wax figure

    V recruitment center

    Heroes booth

    Summit Entertainment’s booth had a big emphasis on New Moon

    AMC’s booth for The Prisoner

    Life-sized replica of Bumblebee from Transformers

    Storm Shadow and Snake Eyes from the G.I. Joe movie

    I don’t remember ever seeing a Hallmark booth at Comic-Con before

    Lego will soon be releasing toys from Disney properties like Prince of Persia

    …and Toy Story

    Entrance to the Mattel booth

    Mech-walker thing from James Cameron’s Avatar

    Toys based on James Cameron’s Avatar

    Another view of Summit Entertainment, this time for the horror movie Sorority Row

    Nickelodeon’s booth

    MGM’s Stargate booth

    DC Comics booth

    Xbox booth

    Yours truly (center) with author Peter David (left) and Shadow Complex video game producer Donald Mustard

    A tower o’ Spongebob toys

    G4′s booth

    A replica of the Nautilus from 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

    The “sails pavilion” at the San Diego Convention Center, where everyone first enters

    On the streets of San Diego, Syfy’s giveaways were denoted by these giant balloons

    Sony’s booth, where District 9 had a big presence

    Special, one-of-a-kind PSPs given away at Comic-Con by Sony

    The cast of Spongebob Squarepants

    Photo booth for New Moon

    Clever marketing for the movie 2012

    Nobody messes with the 501st! (Star Wars video game reference, sorry…)

    Yes, there’s actually enough of a niche market for this

    Replica of a squidee from The Matrix

    Character replicas from Disney/Pixar’s Up

    Replical of the new Enterprise from JJ Abrams’ Star Trek, complete with built-in lights

    Best ship in the ‘verse

    Model of the Tick

    Herbie the Love Bug

    The Rocketeer

    The Nazgul from Lord of the Rings

    An Uruk-Hai from Lord of the Rings

    Legolas from Lord of the Rings

    Zombies, zombies, everywhere

    Models based on the Indiana Jones movies

    “You throw me the idol, I throw you the whip!”

    The ever-present Avatar

    Some really creative and funny variations on Storm Troopers

    Love the Optimus Prime Storm Trooper!

    Grand Admiral Thrawn from the expanded Star Wars universe

    Count Poopoo, I mean Dooku

    C’mon, that’s just cool

    An iconic moment in film history

    Who doesn’t need a life-sized bust of Admiral Ackbar?

    General Grievous

    Bust of old man Anakin from Return of the Jedi

    Venom Spider-Man

    Captain America

    The Angel of Death from Hellboy II

    The “Big Baby” from Hellboy II

    Iron Man Mark One armor

    Galactus, the World Devourer

    I am ze Governator

    Tron Mickey Mouse

    Captain Jack Sparrow Mickey Mouse

    Gentle Giant booth, makers of film replica statues

    Apparently the DVD was on sale for $10 at Comic-Con; I’m bitter that I missed it!

    New Moon merch

    Yeah, you know you want it

    More Lego Rock Band



    A Dalek from Doctor Who

    Sony Online Entertainment’s booth

    THQ booth

    PlayStation booth

    Capcom booth

    NCsoft booth

    Activision booth

    Sony’s booth

    Fox’s booth

    Lionsgate’s booth

    Imagi booth

    B.O.B. from Monsters vs. Aliens

    BBC’s booth

    Star Wars outfits

    Lucasfilm booth

    The police motorcycle from Star Trek

    Sideshow Collectibles

    A fan-made South Park character made entirely out of Lego bricks

    A steampunk version of a Naboo fighter from Star Wars, made of Lego bricks

    The Bridge of the Enterprise, made out of Lego bricks

    No idea what this Lego creation is, but it’s very impressive

    The California Browncoats, keeping Firefly/Serenity alive

    A vendor that’s here every year, where you can satisfy all your poster needs

    You know you want this too

    Just thought this was funny

    Marvel Comics booth, where it was all about Iron Man II

    Gollum made out of bronze

    Master Chief and the Arbiter, from Halo

    Replicas of the ornate, detailed weapons from Lord of the Rings

    Eowyn vs. the Witch King, from Return of the King

    Smaug the Dragon from The Hobbit. Will the movie version resemble this?

    A mosaic wall made out of tiny Lego bricks that fans got to help build

    Paul Hogan (Colonel Saul Tigh) of Battlestar Galactica

    James Callis (Gaius Baltar) of Battlestar Galactica

    Edward James Olmos (Admiral William Adama) of Battlestar Galactica

    Dexter was big at Comic-Con this year

    Dexter toys

    Peter Mayhew, aka Chewbacca from Star Wars, is a Comic-Con fixture

    All photos by Robin Parrish.

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