Comic-Con New York is being held Feb. 6-9, 2009. The convention is taking place at the Jacob Javits Center and is hosting hundreds of exhibitors displaying the latest in comic books, toys, video games, anime, television and the movies. Finding the exhibitor that has that one specialized prize item you are hunting for may prove to be overwhelming. If you are looking for a specific toy, action figure or a place to sell a popular comic in your collection, this guide can help you narrow down your choices and save you valuable time. To get more information on Comic-Con New York 2009, you can visit their official website at www.nycomiccon.com
Diamond Select Toys
Located at booth number 1133, Diamond Select Toys has many different figures to choose from. Featuring figures from Marvel, Mouse Guard, Office Space, Planet of the Apes, Star Trek, Star Wards, Indiana Jones, and even Silence of the Lambs, that hard to find figure may just be at booth number 1133. You can also take a sneak peak at The Borg Series 1 figures that will include a Borg Drone and a recently assimilated half-Borg star fleet. Sculpted by Rudy Garcia and Jerry Macaluso, these figures aren’t scheduled to be released to stores until May of 2009. For more information on Diamond Select Toys you can visit their website at www.diamondselecttoys.com
Kuso Designer Toys, LLC
Located at booth number 966, Kuso Designer Toys, LLC, features figures that are rare and harder to find. The word “Kuso” has now shifted in Taiwan to mean “anything hilarious” and is commonly used among the younger generations in that country. (www.kusovinyl.com) Kuso Designer Toys feature series from their Western Vinyl such as: Huck Gee, Joe Ledbetter, Marka 27, and Tokidoki. Eastern Vinyl Features include: Fulcraim, Itokin Park, Kaiju, Tim Tsui and Touma. Stop by booth number 966 to view some original artist prints and works as well. For more information on Kuso Designer Toys, LLC, you may visit www.kusovinyl.com
Metropolis Collectibles, Inc.
Located at booths numbered 2107 and 2109, Metropolis Collectibles sells and buys superior comic books. Located at 873 Broadway Street, Suite 201 in New York City, Metropolis Collectibles, Inc., has a fantastic local reputation in New York City. If you would like specific books to be brought to the convention, you can contact Frank Cwiklik at firstname.lastname@example.org and he can arrange to have on hand specifically requested comics. IF you want to sell comics you have, bring them to booth 2107 or 2109 to get an immediate cash offer. For more information on Metropolis Collectibles, Inc., you can contact them via phone at 1-800-229-6387 or you may visit their website at www.metropoliscomics.com
Neat Stuff Collectibles
Located at booth number 2321, Neat Stuff Collectibles has everything for the vintage toy collector. Featuring items such as vintage tin toys, vinyl records, board games, toy cars, and vintage tin space toys such as moon cars and rocket ships, a trip to booth 2321 is a trip back in time. Lost that old sparking space gun from your childhood, stop by Neat Stuff Collectibles’ booth for a chance to reclaim your youth. Their prices are usually below market value and a trip to their website will land you free USPS shipping. For more information on Neat Stuff Collectibles you can visit their website at www.neatstuff.net
Located at booth number 864, ESC-Toy Ltd. offers several specialties. From merchandise production to brand development, ESC-Toy Ltd. can assist your business with designing the perfect toy to meet your needs. Founder and designer Erick Scarecrow has collectible toy lines that are sold in the US, Great Britain, China, Mexico, Europe, South Africa and South America. His toy lines include the GID Liquis Series, Kissaki, Muraida, Chelly Chainsaw Blaze Edition, and Mousey Micci to name a few. Stop by booth number 864 to view some of these awesome toy lines or to get more information on private label servicing, brand development or merchandise production for your company. For more information on ESC-Toy Ltd., you may visit their website at www.esctoy.com
Comic-Con New York 2009 is sure to surpass 2008’s convention. The Jacob Javits Center is perfect for the event and is in a great location in New York City for the attendees to enjoy both the convention and all that New York City has to offer. If you are looking for rare, vintage, or even new toys or action figures, or just looking to sell some old comics you found in the attic, the above mentioned exhibitors will be must sees at the upcoming Comic-Con.