NOTE: Article UPDATED 7/11 to include more exclusives and images.
San Diego Comic-Con kicks off on July 18th and we are getting more news about some of the Star Trek exclusives that will be on hand. Today we have news from Diamond Select Toys, Titan Books, Chronicle Books, Icon Heroes, and Hallmark.
Diamond Select Cloaked Romulan Bird of Prey
Once again, Diamond Select Toys goes with a variant of a previously released ship for their Comic-Con exclusive. This time it is a “Cloaked edition” of the Romulan Bird of Prey. Measuring approximately 12 inches wide, this ship is cast in clear plastic, but keeps its famous Bird of Prey logo, “to strike fear into the hearts of the Enterprise crew.”
The cloaked Bird of Prey will come packaged in a full-color window box, with a limited availability of only 200 pieces. It will be available exclusively at booth #2607 for $70.
Think Geek Phaser-controlled Rock Mood Light
The creative people at Think Geek have come up with something different with the Star Trek Phaser controlled Rock Mood Light. This item “faithfully reproduces Sulu’s Alfa 177 planetary experience,” when he had to use his phaser to heat up a rock to survive the freezing cold. By firing a replica Type-1 phaser at the rock, you can “access a whole spectrum of relaxing atmospheric settings and provide an ambient glow in numerous colors.” The Mood Light will be available at booth #3349 for $70 (limited to one per customer).
IDW Mirror Bundle and Discovery Annual blank sketch cover
IDW has two Trek exclusives available at booth #2743 (which you can also pre-order to pick up at the booth). You can collect all 5 issues of the Star Trek Through the Mirror 5-week event, by the Tiptons and artist J.K. Woodward by getting a 5-issue bundle containing unique B&W versions of the Woodward regular covers. This bundle is limited to only 250 sets at $25 per bundle.
IDW is also offering a special blank sketch cover variant of their Star Trek Discovery Annual #1, featuring the backstory on Science Officer Lt. Stamets. The blank cover costs $10 and is limited to 500 copies.
Titan Books Lost Scenes Limited Edition
In August Titan Books will release Star Trek: Lost Scenes, a hardcover book with with hundreds of carefully curated, never-before-seen color photos from Star Trek: The Original Series. All the images have been professionally restored to their original, vibrant colors and are used to chronicle the making of the series. A limited edition version of the book will debut at SDCC, with a Replica Film Cell featuring super-rare images (not even in the book!). The book will be available at booth #5337 for $35.
Icon Heroes Smartphone Card Holders and Mousepads
Icon Heroes is offering two exclusives for San Diego Comic-Con International. The first is Star Trek Smartphone Card Holders, available in command gold, science blue and engineering red. Each card holder is made of silicone to provide flexibility whether you want to carry IDs, credit cards, cash, ear buds, coins, keys, and more. These self-adhesive card holders fit most smartphones and cases and will be availalbe for $10 at booth #3345.
Icon Heroes is also offering a Star Trek Enterprise D Saucer Mouse Pad, which measures 9″wide and features a “superb tracking surface with vibrant color and the soft touch of fabric.” Priced at $15.00, they will have only 100 of these Next Generation mousepads at booth #3345.
Chronicle Books Next Generation Cats Patches
Chronicle Books is offering a number of patches including two Star Trek themed ones featuring artwork from their Star Trek: The Next Generation Cats book. There will be a Borg cat patch and one featuring Data and Geordi and Holmes and Watson. A limited amount of patches will be available for $5 each at booth #1506.
Hallmark Arex & MRess ornament set and Gorn plush
Hallmark have 2 con exclusives that will debut at San Diego Comic-Con and also be made available at Star Trek Las Vegas in August and New York Comic Con in October. The first offering is the two-pack Keepsake Ornament set of Lieutenant Arex and Lieutenant M’Ress from Star Trek: The Animated Series. The set will have a total production run of 2,800 is priced at $40 and can be picked up at booth #1505.
Hallmark will also be offering a Gorn Itty Bittys, which is the first alien for the Star Trek Itty Bittys collection. The Gorn has a limited production run of just 2,500 and will also be available at booth #1505.
Gentle Giant’s Saru
Finally, Gentle Giant will be offering a Saru from Star Trek: Discovery bust. The hand-painted Saru bust is based on concept models and authentic production files to accurately match Doug Jones’ look in the show. The limited edition busts are each hand-numbered and come with a certificate of authenticity, and will be available exclusively at the Gentle Giant booth #3513.
More SDCC news to come
There will be more news about Star Trek at San Diego Comic-Con coming up, including more possible merchandise exclusives. So stay tuned to TrekMovie.com for all the latest. And we will also have a team at Comic-Con to report on everything Star Trek.