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Skylanders is coming to San Diego Comic Con with rare prizes

There are so many fans, young and old, that love Skylanders, and they have proved it time and time again. Now the company is going to meet those fans face to face at San Diego Comic Con and Activision is bringing a truckload of prizes and goodies for fans to take part in.

This will be the first time that Skylanders is coming to San Diego Comic-Con in the franchise’s history. The event will be starting on July 24. Fans will be among the first in the world to get hands-on experience with Skylanders Trap Team, the newest installment to the Skylanders franchise. To celebrate, Activision Publishing, Inc. will award more than $5,000 in prizes to the best Skylanders costumes of the show. Fans now have a chance to bring their creativity to life by dressing up as one of their favorites, such as Spyro, Stealth Elf, Eruptor, Kaos or any of the characters from the Skylanders universe.

The costume contest will take place at the San Diego Comic-Con panel, “Skylanders: The Creative Process of Bringing Toys to Life,” where members of the Skylanders team will offer insights into the development process of one of the world’s most beloved and successful Toys-to-Life video game franchises. Panel speakers include comic book writer Ron Marz (Green Lantern, DC vs. Marvel), famed voice of Kaos Richard Horvitz (Invader Zim, Billy and Mandy), Activision’s Senior Vice President of Consumer Marketing, John Coyne, and Toys for Bob’s Director of Toy and Character Development, I-Wei Huang.

Prizing for the costume contest is as follows:

  1. Grand Prize: $4,000
    Runner Up: $1,000
    2nd Runner Up: Collection of rare Skylanders toys

The event will take place in the San Diego Convention Center, Room 7AB