Skylanders® is Heading to San Diego Comic-Con!

  Skylanders® is Heading to San Diego Comic-Con!   Fans Attending San Diego Comic-Con Invited to Participate in Costume Contest         at Official Skylanders Panel, with More Than $5,000 in Prizes  Comic-Con 2014  Business Wire  -- July 23, 2014  Activision Publishing, Inc.:           Skylanders, the video game that pioneered the Toys-to-Life™ genre,          will descend upon San Diego Comic-Con for the first time in the          franchise’s history starting on July 24. Fans will be among the first          in the world to get hands-on experience with Skylanders Trap Team™, WHAT:   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:            *Grand Prize: $4,000            *Runner Up: $1,000            *2^nd Runner Up: Collection of rare Skylanders toys  WHEN:    Thursday, July 24, 2014          Media Call Time: 5:45 p.m.          Event Begins: 6:00 p.m.  WHERE:   San Diego Convention Center, Room 7AB          111 W. Harbor Dr. San Diego, CA 92101  MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES:            *Footage/Photos of the “Skylanders: The Creative Process of              Bringing Toys to Life” panel            *Costumed fans lining up to show off their cosplay creations            *Interviews with excited costumed fans winning prizes  Contact:  To request an interview, please contact: PMK●BNC Michele Wyman, 310-854-3264 or Activision Publishing Bianca Blair, 310-496-5290  
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