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You guys are amazing!!! 175 costumes for Timmy's trip to SDCC came in from all across the country as part of Timmy's Cosplay Contest this year. El Paso, Texas alone had 26 entries! We had 21 Marvel creations and 8 from Overwatch. Mercy (from Overwatch) and Wonder Woman tied as the most popular costume, but Deadpool, Vegeta from Dragon Ball Z, and Kratos from God of War were close behind.

And so, allow us to say congratulations to
Thanos Timmy created by Zevanda B. for our El Paso store!!!

The throne. Lights up. Thanos will be traveling with ThinkGeek's Away Team to Comic-Con. Swing by Booth #3349 to check him out in person (unless, of course, he's off doing a panel or something).

Mad props to Jareth the Goblin King from Labyrinth by Erin S. for our Buford, GA store and this Thirteenth Doctor from Doctor Who by Dani M. for our Oklahoma City store, who placed second and third, respectively!

Judge's Choice Awards

Additionally, we wanted to recognize a few of the Timmys that were our personal favorites around the office.

Big Daddy
Big Daddy from Bioshock, created by Lane B. for our Raleigh, NC store
Selected by Regan, Copymonkey and Keeper of the Timmys
I just love the attention to detail on this one. It's all crafted out of polymer clay, and the helmet not only goes on and off over Timmy's tricky head, but also it's hinged so Timmy can have the visor up. It's clearly a labor of love.


Mercy
Mercy from Overwatch, created by Christina C. for our Savannah, GA store
Selected by Bianca, Social Media Maven and Timmy's Handler
How could I not choose my main? This Mercy Timmy is expertly crafted OUT OF FOAM(!), even down to Dr. Ziegler's Caduceus Staff. Heroes never die!


NCR Trooper
NCR Timmy Trooper from Fallout: New Vegas, created by Austin W. for our Clearwater, FL store
Selected by jnet, Manager of the Codemonkey Developer Squad
After seeing this, Timmy's... Timmy's outfit should never change. 1) The attention to detail with the mask (please note: if you add a battery-powered light to anything, you've p much got my vote). 2) The flag (look.at.that.flag) with the accurate miniaturized depiction of the NCR's iconic two-headed bear. 3) The spot-on colorization of (what looks like) a plasma rifle. 4) So! Good!


Georgie
Georgie from IT, created by Katrina F. for our Sugar Land, TX store
Selected by Erin, Customer Communications Monkey and God Emperor of Fun
This Timmy is the perfect mix of adorable and creepy. From one angle, he's the sweetest boy in his trademark yellow slicker, but check out his right arm and you can see where Pennywise has taken his first nibble. Plus, his balloon looks just like a lollipop.


Blue-Shelled Timmys

We also had a lot of flippin' incredible Timmys who never made it out of their local competition. We here at World Domination HQ haven't seen these in person, but we wanted to give their creators a shoutout for the excellent creativity and craftsmanship.

We're at San Diego Comic-Con!

SDCC 2018... ENGAGE!

San Diego Comic-Con 2018 is upon us!

Avengers, assemble! We've put together a handy guide to help you stalk us during this week of awesome.


The Official ThinkGeek SDCC Strategy Guide

Where to Find Us:

San Diego Comic-Con
  • Come visit us in the Exhibitor's Hall behind Hasbro and Toynami. We're in booth #3349, but check the map first ("WHO NEEDS A MAP?" Probably everyone, SDCC is HUGE).

    This is our sixth year at Comic-Con, and we'd love to see a friendly face, so be sure to drop by and say hello. While you've got a monkey's ear, complete the daily quest to get some free swag (see below)!

ThinkGeek IRL Stores:

Freebies:

  • Looking to score some free loot? Don't think it'll be so easy! Come by our booth #3349 and complete the secret daily quest to get a mystery goodie! Check for a new quest each day before the floor opens on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram!

 

COMING SOON! We have Comic-Con Debuts and Exclusives!


Can't make it to Comic-Con?

  • No worries! We can't all fit in that convention center. Keep a sharp eye on our social media pages and we may just have a way to bring the con straight to your door.


Happy stalking!

Swing by our booth any time for awesome swag, freebies, or just a quick chat with a monkey. Hope to see you there!

Timmy's Costume Corps Every year Timmy goes to Comic-Con with a handful of new cosplay outfits made by you, his volunteer costume corps. This year we made it a contest, and the Timmy clones submitted to each each store (and the ones submitted to ThinkGeek World Domination HQ) are now competing against each other locally to win a $100 gift certificate and advance to the Final Round.

What's the Final Round? Well, the winner from each of the stores (and the winner from those submitted to ThinkGeek World Domination HQ) all compete against each other in a cage match for bragging rights, photographs with the Away Team at SDCC, and a $500 ThinkGeek gift card.

Let the voting begin

Are you the Simon Cowell of Timmy costumes? Do you know quality monkey cosplay when you see it? We've collected the voting links for each of the stores here so you can see all the amazing skillz of your fellow ThinkGeek fans and check out Timmy in his new duds. And "like" the best ones, because we know you have opinions.

You may already be a winner!

Several stores had just one entry into the Timmy Costume Contest this year, so we can already declare the following folks First Round Victors! Congratulations! *throws confetti you're never going to get out of the carpet*

Vote before 11:59pm local time Thursday evening

First Round winners will be announced Friday the 6th, and the Final Round voting begins Tuesday, the 10th. And here's the bit the Legal monkeys told us we had to include: http://bit.ly/2KsGxIh