The very best finds on the floor at Comic-Con 2011

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To some, Comic-Con is a sweaty heap of pulsating fans. To us, it's a galleria of delights and treasures waiting to be uncovered. But the goodies are hard to find. So we're taking the guesswork out of navigating the Con floor.

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Here's our list of the best things to buy at this year's Comic-Con, complete with booth numbers where you can find them, and how much they cost.

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Artist Alex Pardee holding Captain America inspired poster titled "The Patriot."
Price: $60
Booth: 5502

T-shirt Good Night Lava (exclusive comic-con color)
Price: $35
Booth: 5502

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Dave Pryor's Star Wars Totem, Bacon For President, and Star Wars Couch
Price: $20 Per Print
Booth: F5

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Mondo Tees
Mondo is running an exclusive print every day of Comic-Con (the next picture is an amazing Cthulu image from Preview night). Posters are running from $40 for a single print to $400 for a set of Star Wars posters. They're gorgeous.
Booth: 433

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Mondo Tees Preview Night Print (there will be a new image each day).
Booth: 433
Price: $40

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The creators behind Penny Arcade (Jerry Holkins & Mike Krahulik) are on hand all weekend at their booth to sign new books, posters and DVDs.
Booth: 1334

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Star Wars Ice Cube Trays – Now you can pretend you are Boba Fett every night.
Price: $10 per character set
Booth: 2601

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Swamp Thing and the Un-Men figure set from Mattel
Price: $30
Booth 2945

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Masters of the Universe Polly Pocket set – I'm not sure why these exist, but they are really damn cool.
Price: $20
Booth 2945

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Ceremonial Predator Mask Prop Replica
Price: $325
Booth: 1929

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Limited edition San Diego Comic-Con Sackboy variant (Little Big Planet), Green Lantern, Sinestro, and Scott Pilgrim figurines from Mezco
Price: $20 for Sackboy and Scott Pilgrim, $40 for the Green Lantern and Sinestro set
Booth: 3445

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Frank Koniz's ceramic Heathrow the Hedgehog, new for Comic-Con and limited to 25 of each color.
Price: $65
Booth: 4734

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Koniz's Smoking Rabbit King of Rock, which gives the classic vinyl toy a touch of KISS.
Price: $100
Booth: 4734

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Alaska Robots makes its Comic-Con debut with this irreverent t-shirt take on The Last Unicorn.
Price: $20
Booth: 1033

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This gentleman eel is just one of many aristocratic animal prints from The Fun Machine.
Price: $10
Booth: F1

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I Heart Guts has several new plush organs debuting at Comic-Con, including this stuffed intestine (with an adorable, if vestigial, appendix).
Price: $19
Booth: 932

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Tentacle hair combs from artist Echo Chernik add an eldritch touch to anyone's hair.
Price: $5 for a small comb, $20 for a large comb
Booth: 4820

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Keep the TARDIS close to your heart...and stomach...and legs with this dress from Pendragon Costumes.
Price: $230
Booth: 4814

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Toymaker Funko debuts four Disney/Pixar Comic-Con exclusive toys this year, including a glow-in-the-dark Mikey and a retro Mr. Incredible.
Price: $15
Booth: 4829

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Mimobot adds to their line of flash drive characters with bounty hunter Bossk, Han Solo in carbonite, and the Batman: Arkham City edition of Harley Quinn. Tara Strong, who voices Harley in the game, will be doing a signing at the Mimobot booth this week.
Price: 4GB $19.95, 8GB $29.95, 16GB $44.95
Booth: 4936
[Via Loquaciousmuse]

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Cyanide And Happiness
The team from Cyanide and Happiness will be around all weekend to sign their wares!
Price: $5 to $20 for prints, shirts, plushies and posters.
Booth: 1234

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"Don't Hold Your Breath" by Brian Ewing
Price: $100
Booth: 433

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Kuso Vinyl's Thundercraps Comic-Con Exclusive HOOOOOOOOO
Price: $15
Booth: 514

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This is the 7th year at Comic-Con for the Crazy Crazy Contacts lady (officially titled the Contact Lens Store). Go say hi, she's great, and buy some of her awesome cat lenses.
Price: $40 - $80
Booth: A5

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Kelly's Heroes Plastic Steampunk Claw (great for the kiddies)
Price: $15
Booth: D7

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Voo Doo Baby Key Chains (perfect gift for the person you have to buy something for from Comic-Con
Price: $9
Booth: 514

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Alex Pardee Human Centipede Art (new for Comic-Con, along with Gizmo and the Queen Alien prints).
Price: Ask Artist
Booth: 5502

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1,000+ Caras lucha libre masks!
Price: $10
Booth: B6

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I-Mockery Pixel Posters packed with pop culture references.
Price: $10
Booth: E10

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MixoKookyCans
Price: $10 per can (comes with a Godzilla papercraft)
Booth: 5602

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Shark Art by Tae Young Choi
Price: $10
Booth: E5

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Hanna-Barbera production lay out for Space Ghost (serious nerd cred right here)
Price: $1,500
Booth: 501

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New League of Extraordinary Gentleman Comic by Alan Moore (released early at Comic Con)
Price: $10
Booth: 1721

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A dark t-shirt from Grant Morrison's new Sinatoro movie.
Price: FREE
Booth: Follow @sinatoro on Twitter for details on where to get yours.

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Hasbro's exclusive Star Wars figurines set (comes in a cardboard Death Star box)
Price: $129.99
Booth: 3329

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Quick and easy Star Trek cosplay (also great for day wear).
Price: $20 for the t-shirt, $40 for the dress
Booth: 2543

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Plush Yeti!
Price: $35
Booth: 2030

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These decorative embryo pillows by artist Miso are sure to confuse or delight your houseguests.
Price: $12
Booth: F2

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Grumpy Heart Bear gets even grimmer in this print from Imaginism Studios.
Price: $25
Booth: G6 & G7

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Adult Swim brings a new round of must-have Venture Bros. figurines, including classic Dr. Girlfriend.
Price: $40
Booth: 3949

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This Comic-Con exclusive poster is limited to 300, with a randomly distributed 25 prints signed by Matt Groening.
Price: $40 unsigned, $250 signed
Booth: 5629

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Jayne Cobb wore this psychedelic pinup tee, and now, thanks to Quantum Mechanix, so can you.
Price: $19.95
Booth: 2944

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Erika's Walton's toy dinosaur earrings go in one ear and out the other.
Price: $28
Booth: 1732

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What's better than a kitten with a jetpack? A kitten with a jetpack covered in glitter.
Price: $50
Booth: 1737

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DISCUSSION

James Whitbrook

THIS ARTICLE NEEDS MORE LEELA.

Price: $25

Booth: 3849

I mean look at her. She's gorgeous! Don't forget, the SDCC exclusive River Song and Pandorica Chair is also at the UT booth, for $30!