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

    Rizzo

    Kermit

    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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