The San Diego Comic-Con is underway and there's definitely a Halo/Bungie related presence enjoying the sultry heat of SoCal. Here's some of the stuff going on that Halo fans may want to check out.
Joseph Staten and Eric Nylund Signing, WizKids Booth (#2743), Saturday, July 28, 3:30-4:30
Bungie Writing Director Joseph Staten and bestselling author Eric Nylund will put their fake rivalry aside for an autograph session at the Wizkids booth. Staten will sign a limited number of cover flats from his upcoming novel "Halo: Contact Harvest" and Eric Nylund will sign copies of his books, Fall of Reach, First Strike and Ghosts of Onyx.
Topps Presents: A Halo Universe Panel, Friday, July 27, 2:15-3:15 Room 6A
John Williams, creative director for Topps will preview the Halo trading cards and Mark Tuttle, the WizKids brand manager for Halo ActionClix will present the Collectible Miniature game via Powerpoint. Then, Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev and Halo editor Ruwan Jayatilleke will present details from the upcoming Halo: Uprising comic miniseries, due in August.
Other booths where you may find Halo-related goodness:
McFarlane Toys, Booth 2601: McFarlane Toys are making action figures for Halo 3, due in September 2008.
Master Replicas/Cogri International Booth #3229: These companies are presenting a series of scaled replicas based on UNSC and Covenant weapons, this fall's lineup includes the BR55 Battle Rifle and the Covenant Carbine.
Kotobukiya, Booth #2301: These guys will be showing the ARTFX Halo 3 Master Chief statue, an incredibly detailed figure, complete with multiple bonus parts for additional poses.
Gentle Giant, Booth #3515: Look for a Master Chief mini bust and Halo Kubricks at this booth.
Jasman Toys, Booth #1116: Jasman toys will introduce their line of electronic Halo 3 Covenant weapons using Laser Pursuit technology.
Acme Archives Booth #529: Halo limited edition art pieces.