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Gentle Giant The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Thorin Oakenshield Mini-Bust Comic-Con Exclusive

My friends at TheOneRing.Net announced tonight that Gentle Giant has announced one more exclusive for Comic-Con 2012. Thorin will be sold at the Gentle Giant booth #3513 For $70 with an edition size of 500 pieces world wide. You will also be able to buy this starting at 6pm via their web site.

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Weta Workshop The Hobbit Comic-Con Exclusives

As the folks at Weta Workshop released their newsletter tonight it contained their two exclusives for this years Comic-Con. The first of their exclusives will be a statue of Thorin Oakenshield leader of the Dwarves you will see in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. This statue will have an Edition size of 700 pieces world wide with 500 of them being sold at the Con. Thorin will cost $250 and be limited to only two pieces per day during the Con to make sure fans get a chance. The other is an art print similar to the teaser poster for The Hobbit. This print by Gary Hunt will have 100 copies signed by Mr. Hunt while the other 400 will be sold without the signature. A limit of 2 per person will also be put on this collectible.

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Thorin Oakenshield – with shield*
The first in a range of 1:6 scale polystone statues.
US$249 – Limit 2 per person
This limited edition collection will have a run of 700 pieces, 500 of which will be available for purchase at San Diego Comic-Con. (The remaining 200 statues will be reserved for sale in October at the Weta Cave in New Zealand and at Ring*Con in Germany.)
*Note there will be a separate version, without shield, available at http://www.wetaNZ.com in October 2012

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An Unexpected Journey*
Art print by Weta Workshop Conceptual Designer Gus Hunter
100 signed (US$60) and 400 unsigned (US$50) copies available at San Diego Comic-Con
Limit 2 per person.
*Note there will be additional copies available at http://www.wetaNZ.com in October 2012


Lord of the Rings News from Sideshow Collectibles and Weta Workshop

Recently Sideshow Collectibles and Weta Workshop have made Ringer collectors very very happy. The folks from Sideshow Collectibles announced the next statue being previewed in their The Lord of the Rings statue line is the Witch King in True Form following up the really awesome Ringwraith statue which is also of the Witch King. This piece most likely will be previewed during Comic-Con where we will get more information. Weta Workshop has announced they’ve been granted the rights to make various collectibles from the two upcoming The Hobbit films by Peter Jackson. It sounds like we should see items from this range of collectibles at Comic-Con.

Sideshow Witch King Statue

The Hobbit license announcement from Weta


Weta Workshop’s Gandalf the Grey Statue Review

The folks at the TORN (TheOneRing.Net) have posted a review of Weta’s brand new Gandalf the Grey statue. Looking at the pics of this piece I would say if you’re a fan of The Lord of the Rings you should really add this to your collection. This is yet another amazing collectible from Weta so go check out TORN‘s review of Gadanlf and then grab one!

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Read the review here

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Comic-Con 2011 Weta Booth

The digital effects wizards at Weta had their normal booth at this years Comic-Con and brought with them some amazing items. Ranging from my all time favorite Lord of the Rings to the upcoming TinTin. After seeing this video hope on over to Weta’s site and pick up a few of their amazing collectibles.