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Schwag Spotlight: Superhero Schwag

Posted on Sunday July 26, 2009, 16:18 by James Dyer in Comic-Con Diaries
Schwag Spotlight: Superhero Schwag

Of all the figurines, T-shirts, props and articulated Admiral Ackbars, there's one line of schwag that dominates all others. Yes, we're talking about comic book superheroes. Whether it's Marvel, DC, Vertigo, Dark Horse or any of the countless other publisthers out there, the stars of their graphic novels are scattered everywhere at the Con. You can't so much as turn your head without being assaulted by visions of tights, capes and crotch-hugging Lycra. Here's a small sampling.

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