Nuclear Blast is excited to return to San Diego Comic-Con International for the company’s 15th year, at the Nuclear Blast/Stern Pinball/JSR Merchandising Booth (#501)!

Having partnered with the likes of Kirk HammettTransformersThe Walking Dead in previous years,Nuclear Blast continues to push the limit to bring Comic-Con attendees the biggest names in Metal and more! This year bringing exclusives from SLAYERIRON MAIDEN, TESTAMENTARCH ENEMYEL HIJO DEL SANTOCOURT OF THE DEAD, and more! As well as signings with members of SLAYER,TESTAMENT, and CARNIFEX plus EL HIJO DEL SANTO, the creator of Court Of The DeadTom Gilliland and one of the writers of IRON MAIDEN’Legacy Of The Beast, Llexi Leon.

Nuclear BlastJSR, and Stern Pinball bring the heaviest hitting exclusives to San Diego Comic-Con 2018, available at the Nuclear Blast booth #501. Including but not limited to the following:

SLAYER Limited Edition Enamel Pin 
(Price $20.00; Available at Booth #501 at San Diego Comic-Con)
This super limited edition enamel pin commemorates the successful, repentless long career of California kings of thrash metal,SLAYER! Comes in a custom hand-numbered box. Limited to 100.
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IRON MAIDEN: Legacy Of The Beast Limited Edition Lithograph
(Price $60.00; Available at Booth #501 at San Diego Comic-Con)
Ultra limited run of hand-numbered foil stock 18”x24”  lithographs with exclusive artwork from the Stern Pinball machine series! Limited to 100.

IRON MAIDEN: Legacy Of The Beast #5 Stern Pinball Variant Artwork Cover Comic Book
(Price $20.00; Available at Booth #501 at San Diego Comic-Con)
With his immortal soul shattered and strewn across the cosmos, a weakened, primal Eddie faces armies from different World Wars in this issue, continuing his quest to seek out the lost shards of his soul and bring order to the realms! With each victory, Eddie further restores his fearsome powers and draws ever closer to the final confrontation with The Beast itself! Exclusive comic book cover featuring artwork from the Stern Pinball machine series! Limited to 666.
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ARCH ENEMY Limited Edition Lunch Box 
(Price $60.00; Available at Booth #501 at San Diego Comic-Con)
Exclusive limited edition lunch box from the legendary Swedish extreme metal band, ARCH ENEMY. Lunch box includes a T-shirt, sticker, band photo, enamel pin and hand-numbered Råpunk EP cassette! Limited to 150.
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(Price $40.00; Available at Booth #501 at San Diego Comic-Con)
One of the most recognizable figures in pop culture makes his third appearance at SDCC. The heir to the iconic Silver Masked legend El SantoEl Hijo Del Santo has a career spanning over 35 years. Without a doubt the most important name and mask in Lucha Libre history around the world, El Hijo Del Santo has managed to maintain the name and the iconic status of EL SANTO on the wrestling ring, on films and on comic books.

Limited edition hand numbered prints 18″x 24″ deluxe lithograph from Santo. Limited to 100.

Giving fans the unique opportunity to meet the legends behind their favorite comics, music and wrestling, Nuclear Blast’s lineup of signings at San Diego Comic-Con 2018 follows:

  • TOM GILLILAND, Court Of The Dead/Sideshow Collectibles
    • Thursday, July 1912:00pm-12:30pm; Booth 501
    • Thursday, July 192:00pm-3:00pm; Booth 501
  • LLEXI LEON, Iron Maiden: Legacy Of The Beast
    • Friday, July 2011:00am-11:30am; Booth 501
    • Saturday, July 2110:30am-11:30am; Booth 501
    • Friday, July 201:00pm-2:00pm; Booth 501
    • Saturday, July 211:00pm-2:00pm; Booth 501
  • KERRY KING of Slayer
    • Friday, July 203:00pm-4:00pm; Booth 501
  • SCOTT IAN LEWIS of Carnifex
    • Saturday, July 213:00pm-4:00pm; Booth 501

Watch a special message from Simone Simons of EPICA here:

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