Skylanders headed to Comic-Con and hosting costume contest
Comic-con attendees will get hands-on time with Skylanders Trap Team and a costume contest during the Skylanders panel will award over $5,000 in prizes to the winners.
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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 $5000 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:
Thursday, July 24, 2014