After taking some time off, Power-Con is making its big comeback in 2016. And while the show doesn’t take place until a year from now, tickets go on sale this Saturday, August 15th.
Mattel is getting behind the return of Power-Con in a big way, offering three exclusive Masters of the Universe Classics figures at the show. The good news is, all three figures are ALSO going for pre-order this Saturday. So if you’re planning to attend Power-Con, you can get your order for Camo Khan, Red Minicomic Beast Man and Green Minicomic Granamyr this weekend.
The bad news is, I guess, more a matter of semantics. While I love that Mattel has systems in place to accept preorders for their convention exclusives, it seems really weird to disclose that, more than likely, all three exclusive figures will be completely sold out almost a year before the doors of the convention even open. Isn’t the point of advance preorders like this to gauge interest in the product, to determine production volume based on that feedback? To run preorders for extremely limited items, items whose production run is, apparently, already set in stone just seems frivolous.
I mean, San Diego Comic-Con is one thing. Anyone whose attended that show knows the bad time that is standing in a line for hours upon hours. At a show that huge, I get that it’s all about efficiency and making the Con experience as simple and painless as possible for the attendees and the vendors. But Power-Con is a smaller show, so I don’t really see the point in running this kind of pre-sale.
But they’re gonna do what they’re gonna do. And I guess if you’re already paying for your Con tickets,you might as well dump the cash on some exclusives up front, too, right?
Here’s all the details on the Power-Con ticket and MOTU exclusive pre-sale. Have fun, if you plan on attending. And if anybody could bring me back a Camo Khan, I’d happily pay you with, like, a year’s worth of high fives.
Are you ready for the power to return on June 4th and 5th!? Tickets for the 2016 Power-Con show in Los Angeles, CA will be available for pre-order on Saturday, August 15th at 9:00am Pacific / 12:00pm Eastern.
Also available to attendees who pre-order their tickets is the ability to pre-purchase the Power-Con Masters of the Universe Classics Exclusives:
Each attendee may pre-purchase up to three of each exclusive for every ticket pre-ordered. We anticipate the exclusives to sell out during the ticket pre-order period so please plan accordingly!
Attendees may not purchase multiple tickets for themselves; you may only purchase additional tickets for others who will be in your party, in attendance, at the convention. Attendees and everyone in your party for whom you have purchased tickets must be present at the time of ticket pick-up. Attendees must be present at the convention to pick up their exclusives; they will not be shipped.
Children under the age of 12 may enter the show for free without a ticket. They are not eligible to purchase the exclusives unless a ticket is purchased for them.
Ticket Pre-Order Incentives:
More details about the exclusive Power-Con figures:
Pending performance of pre-order sales, we cannot guarantee there will be additional figure stock for purchase at the convention. Each figure is planned to come on a standard Masters of the Universe Classics blister card that is inside a mailer box and Granamyr will come in the standard “MOTUC” packaging with box art inside a mailer box. Packaging is subject to change.
The vendor that will be processing pre-orders uses a shopping cart reserve system. Once you add an item to your cart, you will have approximately ten minutes to complete your order. If an item is in your cart, you do not need to fear that item selling out before you can complete your order as long as you complete your order within ten minutes. We will have more detailed information closer to the pre-sale date.
Can’t attend the show but still want to obtain these exclusives?
Fans who are unable to attend the show may purchase a special non-attendee merchandise access pass which will allow the holder to purchase up to one of each exclusive at the prices listed above PLUS shipping and handling which will be flat rates for domestic and international fans. Please note that we can’t control the price of shipping, especially the high cost of international shipping. Specific pricing on the exclusives with the shipping/handling included will be provided on August 15.
As a non-attendee merchandise access pass holder, you will also receive a physical merchandise access pass badge as a souvenir with your figures for supporting the convention, as well as a copy of the convention’s program and all ticket pre-order incentive items. Non-attendees will not be eligible for Power-Con t-shirt pre-orders.
Note to all: The exclusive Masters of the Universe Classics figures are sold as-in with no returns or exchanges. All sales are final.
Power-Con T-Shirt Pre-Orders
The 2016 show will feature four different t-shirt designs similar to previous years, be available in a limited color selection, and available in adult sizes S-XXL. T-shirts will be PRE-ORDER ONLY and must be picked up at the convention; they will not be shipped. More information will be available soon.
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