Attendees can find the gaming giant at the show at booth #3721 or at the Stern Pop-Up Arcade at the Marriott Marquis

SAN DIEGO, July 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Stern Pinball, Inc.., is back at San Diego International Comic-Con (SDCC) and announced its schedule of activities to look forward to. Get ready for your chance to meet Ozzy Osbourneexplore the show’s exclusives and play the iconic and incredibly fun pinball game!

To encounter Ozzy Osbourne and Todd McFarlane

Ozzy Osbourne will make his SDCC debut on friday july 22 at the Stern Pinball & Rebellion Republic booth (#3721). Osbourne and iconic artist Todd McFarlane will unveil artwork for the limited-edition McFarlane-designed comic strip that will be part of Osbourne’s highly anticipated album Patient Number 9. Osbourne and McFarlane will be signing at the Stern Pinball booth on friday july 22 at 12:00 p.m..

Meet El Hijo Del Santo

The king of lucha libre is in the house! The biggest name in Mexican wrestling returns to Comic-Con for two days of signings. Son of the iconic lucha libre legend, El Santo, El Hijo del Santo celebrates 40 years as a professional luchador. Come to the Stern Pinball and Rebellion Republic booth on July 21 and 22nd of July at noon for your chance to meet El Hijo Del Santo. Come for an autograph, stay for the Planchas Volantes!

Stern Pinball and Rebellion Republic show exclusives

  • EXCLUSIVE PRE-ORDER: Ozzy OsbournePatient Number 9 convention exclusive blue smoke 2-LP vinyl x McFarlane cover variant + foil cover comic book by Todd McFarlane — $75 (shipping included)
  • Ozzy OsbourneExclusive Patient Number 9 San Diego “Sold Out” Tee – $35
  • Stern Pinball, Glow in the dark Exclusive Japanese Print T-shirt (limited to 50 pieces) — $30
  • Saint, San Diego 2022 Exclusive Metallic Print Tee – $40
  • Hijo Del Santo, 40th anniversary lithograph (limited to 100 copies) — $60

the nerdist

In their triumphant return to San Diego Comic-Con, Nerdist is ready to take you inside pop culture’s latest and greatest. Featuring live Nerdist News tapings, celebrity guest interviews and a few other surprises, Nerdist will be reporting live from the Stern Pinball Pop-Up Arcade all weekend!


Located in Stern’s Pop-Up Arcade will be the movie’s (literally) biggest star, Toho’s Godzilla! The iconic film studio of Japan brings the King of the Monsters to Comic-Con with a special photo op area where fans can have their picture taken with Godzilla and brag about meeting a celebrity at the show. Toho also has an official panel scheduled for Thursday July 21 at 2:30 PM in room 29CD. Hosted by Toho Creative Manager, Chris Mowrypanelists (including Stern’s Senior Director of Licensing and New Business Development, Jody Dankberg) will discuss creating some of their best licensed Godzilla products, including Stern Pinball’s award-winning pinball machine. After the panel (and during the show), guests can test their skills with a free daily tournament on Godzilla pinball machines.

Stern pop-up arcade

Attendees will have the chance to play Stern Pinball’s most popular titles at the official Comic-Con International Pop-Up Arcade located right next to the Convention Center at the Marriott Marquis Pacific Ballroom 24-17. Come with friends for the free games and stay for the daily tournaments with prizes! Earn a special SDCC Insider Connected badge by connecting to any Stern pinball machine at this year’s Con!

Registration for Insider Connected is available at Players can register for a connected game by scanning a QR code or on the Stern Pinball website. Once a player has registered, they receive a unique QR code that can be used to identify that player on any connected Stern pinball machine anywhere in the world. When a player logs into the machine, they can track their progress, earn new game-specific achievements, engage with the gaming community, and participate in promotions and challenge quests.

Free game

Casual gamers are encouraged to stop by the Pinball Lounge between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. from Thursday to SaturdayWhere between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Sunday to play for free. The Pinball Lounge is a great place to hang out, relax, and regroup while playing arcade-quality pinball with friends.


For more serious gamers, Stern will be giving away daily giveaways at the Pop-up Arcade for the top players who rank on the leaderboards of selected games. Launched last month, Stern’s new Leaderboards feature is part of its award-winning Insider Connected platform that allows players to compete on connected Stern pinball machines. The winners will be announced at the end of each day of the Con. Play for a chance to win exclusive Stern Pinball merchandise!

Stern will be giving away additional prizes to everyone who stops by the Pop-up Arcade and signs up for Insider Connected, as well as daily prizes for kids under 12!

More fun in the Pinball lounge

Tic pinball superstar, jack danger (AKA Dead Flip), will air live all week from the Pinball Lounge. Come cheer him on or connect from home.

Come find Stern Pinball at the show at booth #3721 or stop by the Pop-Up Arcade at the Marriott Marquis.

About Stern Pinball, Inc.

Stern Pinball, Inc. is a global lifestyle brand based on the iconic and incredibly fun modern American pinball game. Head office a few minutes from Chicago O’Hare International Airport at the heart of North America, the company creates, designs, engineers, manufactures, markets and distributes a complete line of technologically advanced land-based and digital pinball machines, parts, accessories and merchandise. Stern Pinball serves digital, consumer, commercial and corporate markets worldwide.

Recent Stern Pinball titles include Rush, Godzilla, The Mandalorian, Led Zeppelin, Avengers: Infinity Quest, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Stranger Things, of Elvira House of Horrors, Jurassic Park, Black Knight: Sword of Rage, The Munsters, The Beatles, Deadpool, Iron Maiden, Guardians of the Galaxy, Star Wars, Aerosmith, Ghostbusters, KISS, Metallica, Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, Star Trek, AC/DC, Batman and Spider-Man. A wide range of players enjoy Stern Pinball games, from professional pinball players who compete in high-stakes competitions around the world, to novice players experiencing the allure of the silver ball for the first time. For fun and more, visit

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