In a press release sent to The Venture Bros. Blog from Robert Ring of The Sci-Fi Block, news of a Adult Swim silent art auction and exclusive merchandise at San Diego Comic-Con 2010! Adult Swim to auction off four exclusive art pieces from show creators, along with exclusive t-shirts, prints and more for sale at the booth #3351.
The Press Release reads as follows–
Pony up, San Diego! Later this month, the Adult Swim Shop will hit Comic-Con International with what are sure to be “must-have” items that fanboys will buy and then brag to their friends and blog about. The Adult Swim Shop (www.adultswimshop.com) knows just what you want – Comic-Con exclusives, one-of-a-kind art prints, toys and more – and will be hauling a bunch of it down to southern California from Thursday, July 22nd through Sunday, July 25th for your purchasing pleasure.
A Comic-Con first for the network, Adult Swim show creators will create four exclusive art pieces that will be available for auction during each day of the convention. The creators of Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Metalocalypse, Robot Chicken and The Venture Bros. will each create an exclusive art piece based on their respective series that will be available for auction at the show. Each day, the Adult Swim Shop will host a silent auction at the Adult Swim booth (#3351) for one exclusive piece with the bidding for each item starting at $1. Each day’s winner will be announced at 5:00 p.m. PST on Thursday through Saturday and at 3:00 p.m. PST on Sunday, with the announcement being made via Adult Swim’s Facebook and Twitter accounts. The lucky winner will have until the end of day to collect the latest addition to his/her highly-sophisticated art collection.
The Adult Swim Shop has also created a print available for $25.00 and a t-shirt available for $20.00 that will be exclusively featured at Comic-Con, along with prints and t-shirts featuring The Venture Bros., Robot Chicken, Metalocalypse and Aqua Teen Hunger Force throughout the show. Finally, fans can get their hands on the first line of Bif Bang Pow’s action figure line for The Venture Bros., which will make its debut and includes two exclusive Comic-Con figures of Henchmen #21 and Henchmen #24.
Make sure to come by the Adult Swim booth (#3351) to say hi… and spend some cash.
About Adult Swim Shop:
The Adult Swim Shop (www.adultswimshop.com) is the online retail shop for the network, based in Atlanta, GA. The shop is managed by Cartoon Network Enterprises, the global licensing and merchandising arm of Cartoon Network and Adult Swim and features a wide collection of exclusive and non-exclusive items based on Adult Swim’s portfolio of originals.
Adult Swim (AdultSwim.com), launched in 2001, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.’s network offering original and acquired animated and live-action series for young adults. Airing nightly from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET, PT), Adult Swim shares channel space with Cartoon Network, home to the best in original, acquired and classic entertainment for youth and families, and is seen in 97 million U.S. homes.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.
Artwork is available by request.
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Cartoon Network Enterprises
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