Saturday, September 07, 2013

STGCC 2013 - my recap and musings

After skipping the previous two year's convention, I am SO glad I attended STGCC 2013! There are so many booths, events, panels, signings etc that any fan of pop culture will definitely find something interesting there.

Entrace to STGCC
The main highlight this year is definitely IRON MAN You cannot miss all the Iron Man figures on display around the hall, as well as numerous life-size statues. There are tons of photos of the displays online, so I will only post a few here.

Life-size Hall of Armor by Hot Toys and Action City. This display is an exact replica of the Hall of Armor from Tony Stark’s Malibu mansion, with the Mark XLII as centrepiece.
Hall of Armor - STGCC 2013

Hot Toys display in front of the life-size version.
Hot Toys Hall of Armor

Play Imaginative's also had their own Hall of Armor display of their new Super Alloy Iron Man figures.
Play Imaginative Hall of Armor

One reason I decided to attend STGCC this year is to get the Uglydoll x Hello Kitty plushies! Their booth is the first one I rushed to when I entered the convention hall LOL!
Uglydolls at STGCC 2013

Big highlight for wife and me is getting tokidoki creator Simone Legno to autograph our tokidoki stuff! I already posted about it here

 
 
And of course, after attending a con there's always a huge pile of loot! Photos of our loot from both days! :D

STGCC 2013 day 1 loot

STGCC 2013 day 2 loot

- free Avengers Assemble, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Thor: The Dark World posters from Marvel booth
- Super Alloy 1/12 War Machine Mark II from Play Imaginative and autographed by Adi Granov!
- set of Uglydoll x Hello Kitty plushies!
- 4x tokidoki T-shirts
- Vinyl figurines from FluffyHouse => wife's new addiciton!
- Luke, Vader and Mara Jade artwork print by Imaginary Friends Studios
- Harley Quinn artwork print by Stanley Lau aka Artgerm for Sideshow Collectibles Harley Quinn Premium Format Figure
- Supergirl magazine cover print by Stanley Lau aka Artgerm
- Avengers shawarma art print by Tan Eng Huat

 

2 comments:

bluedrakon said...

Looks like a blast and the loot is awesome. I wish I could have been there for the Iron Man exhibits as they look sweet!

Kelvin Lok said...

Thanks! I hope more companies will attend next year *cough hasbro cough*

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