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Whovians. unite! BBC Studios heads to San Diego Comic Con this year with exclusive merch, signings

Today, BBC Studios announced that it will hop across the pond and into San Diego Comic Con next week. At the BBC America booth #4129, fans can check out some exclusive Doctor Who merchandise, as well as try out the upcoming Doctor Who: The Edge of Time VR Experience, which will be released this September.

Doctor Who: The Edge of Time VR Experience

You don’t have to be part of the TARDIS team to help the Doctor save the universe! New and returning fans visiting the BBC AMERICA booth will be among the first stateside to demo the upcoming virtual reality (VR) game Doctor Who: The Edge of Time, releasing in September 2019.

A feature-length VR experience, the game will transport fans into a globally-beloved world of monsters and aliens, mystery and wonder, letting them embark on a brand-new and fully-interactive adventure, inspired by the show’s 55-year history and starring the Doctor’s current incarnation, played by Jodie Whittaker.

Doctor Who: The Edge Of Time will launch on PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, Oculus, HTC Vive, and Vive Cosmos in September. Doctor Who: The Edge of Time is a Maze Theory production for BBC Studios.

 

Signings

The BBC AMERICA booth will host signings with artist Kelly Yates and author Richard Dinnick:

Kelly Yates will be at the BBC AMERICA booth on Thursday, July 18 and Saturday July 20 from 2:00pm-3:00pm. Yates, an illustrator best known for his work on Doctor Who comics for both Titan and IDW, inspired the exclusive Kawaii Collection available through the BBC Shop. In addition, he writes and illustrates the creator-owned books Amber Atoms and MonstHer.

Richard Dinnick will be at the BBC AMERICA booth on Friday, July 19 and Sunday, July 21 from 2:00pm-3:00pm. Dinnick, author of Doctor Who: Myths and Legends and contributing author of the Doctor Who: The Missy Chronicles anthology, is a scripted writer for BBC, ITV, Disney XD and Amazon Prime. He has also written books and comics for Doctor Who and Lost in Space for IDW, BBC, Titan, and Legendary Entertainment, across all thirteen Doctors. He is currently working on his new TV show, Surface Tension and Rob (a retelling of Robin Hood) for Legendary.

 

Exclusive Merchandise

BBC Shop is bringing a slew of exclusive and first-to-market Doctor Who merchandise to San Diego Comic-Con:

Comic-Con Exclusives

  • Funko POP! Figurine: Pting (Retail: $15.00)
  • 3” Thirteenth Doctor TITAN Figurine (Retail: $10.00)
  • 3” Thirteenth Doctor & Materializing TARDIS Kawaii Figurine (Retail: $20.00)
  • Team TARDIS Hoodie (Retail: $50.00)
  • Thirteenth Doctor and TARDIS Kawaii T-Shirt (Retail: $25.00)
  • TARDIS Rainbow Galaxy T-Shirt (Retail: $25.00)
  • Team TARDIS Kawaii Mug (Retail: $15.00)
  • Blue TARDIS Tumbler (Retail: $20.00)
  • Rainbow Fleece Pullover (Retail: $45.00) – BBC Shop exclusive
  • POLICE BOX Pants (Retail: $45.00) – BBC Shop exclusive

First-to-Market

  • Fan Art T-Shirt: Winner Design (Retail: $25.00)
  • Fan Art T-Shirt: Runner-Up Design 1 (Retail: $25.00)
  • Fan Art T-Shirt: Runner-Up Design 2 (Retail: $25.00)
  • Fan Art T-Shirt: Runner-Up Design 3 (Retail: $25.00)
  • Fan Art T-Shirt: Runner-Up Design 4 (Retail: $25.00)
  • Noodle Bowl with Chopsticks (Retail: $10.00)
  • Thirteenth Doctor and TARDIS Enamel Pin Set (Retail: $15.00)
  • Pting Enamel Pin (Retail: $5.00)
  • TARDIS and Dalek Steampunk Tattoos (Retail: $5.00)
  • Thirteenth Doctor Costume Mini Backpack (Retail: $65.00)
  • Thirteenth Doctor Costume Wallet (Retail: $35.00)

 

Join the Family!

At the BBC AMERICA booth, scan your badge, and receive an exclusive Doctor Who button plus enter for your chance to win a daily giveaway. Come back each day to collect all five pins.

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