San Diego Comic-Con 2018: Key highlights from the event

The annual San Diego Comic-Con International which took place at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California from July 19-22 welcomed a slate of new deals, trailers, activations and exclusive merchandise.

While big names such as Marvel and HBO skipped the show this year, the show showcased a number of big trailers from the films and shows slated to premiere over the next year or so.

Warner Bros dominated this year’s show with its massive, two-hour panel, which showcased trailers including Aquaman, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, and Shazam.

Besides, ABC’s booth had exclusive merchandise from television series such as “The Golden Girls,” “Once Upon A Time,” “Alias” and “Blossom.”

According to a Global License report, the ABC’s limited-edition, Comic-Con exclusive merchandise includes:

  • “The Golden Girls” Stay Golden San Diego 3-inch enamel pin
  • “The Golden Girls” Stay Golden San Diego 11-ounce mug
  • Limited-edition “The Golden Girls” Stay Golden San Diego lanyard, featuring a detachable keychain and cheesecake charm
  • Limited-edition “Once Upon A Time” Dark One Dagger 7-inch letter opener
  • Limited edition “Schoolhouse Rocks!” print poster autographed by co-creator George Newall
  • Limited edition “Lost” two-pack 1.5-inch enamel pin set, featuring the Dharma Arrow logo and Dharma Swan logo

The Dark Horse Comics unveiled exclusive merchandise for fans of “Game of Thrones,” “American Gods”, “The Quantum Age,” “StarCraft: Scavengers,” “Mystery Science Theater 3000,” “The Umbrella Academy”, which includes:

  • Limited-edition “Game of Thrones” Dothraki Map Marker, as seen in Season 7
  • “Game of Thrones” Tormund Giantsbane 8-inch tall figure
  • Limited-edition “Mystery Science Theater 3000” coaster set
  • “American Gods: My Ainsel #1” by Christian Ward”
  • “StarCraft: Scavengers #1” by Jody Houser, Blizzard

Bioworld offered fans the chance to buy exclusive Star Wars including a snapback, backpack, and lanyard.

Over 130,000 pop culture devotees attended the annual four-day comic book convention Comic-Con.

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