Sunday, July 13, 2014

Metallica guitarist to launch action figure at Comic-Con

Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett will launch a new action figure of himself at Comic-Con in San Diego, California later this month.

Kirk Von Hammett Toys teamed up with the Famous Zombies Jr. to create a very limited-edition Hammett action figure based on his horror film-loving alter-ego.

The Nuclear Action Blast Green collectible figure is a limited to 300 copies.

Hammett will appear at Comic-Con to sign the toy at the Nuclear Blast SDCC booth 503 on Friday July 25th from 1pm to 2pm, and on Saturday July 26th from 2pm to 3pm.

Fans will be able to purchase tickets starting on Wednesday July 23rd for the Friday appearance. Once Friday's tickets are sold-out, Saturday tickets will be released. Tickets are available at the Nuclear Blast Records booth (503).

"I'm stoked to be bringing more exclusive wares to the San Diego Comic Con," says Hammett. "Nuclear Blast have been friends for quite some time, so I'm happy to be able to bring one of my exclusives to their booth. Being a fan of comics and movies since I was a kid, it's just a huge honor to be at Comic Con on both sides, selling and buying!"

Hammett and Metallica have just wrapped up their “By Request” European tour.

See also:

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Metallica to screen animated film at Comic-Con
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