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Wed Jul 20 11:00:13 EDT 2016 | KETV Omaha
By Tim Lammers, DirectConversations.com The 2016 San Diego Comic Con gets underway Thursday, and in addition to the stars descending upon the annual event to chat with fans about their upcoming projects, toymakers from around the globe will highlight upcoming items and sell exclusives to convention attendees. Among the hotly anticipated exclusives this year are action figures from two classic sci-fi franchises: "Star Wars" and "Aliens." Hasbro will be on-hand with 6-inch "Star Wars" Black Series..

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