The Disney Parks booth at New York Comic-Con features an outpost of the Wonders of Xandar Pavilion from EPCOT, which is also home to Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind! There’s some pretty neat stuff out here, so let’s dive right in!
Lines were so long, they started giving out return times. Even here in New York, we still can’t escape Boarding Groups.
Once you get in, you exchange something with a Xandarian representative, either an item or a bit of knowledge. You then get a credit to be used in the break room.
The text on the photo op reads “I wish you were here” in Xandarian, like a postcard.
Some jump points from the attraction appear in the space above.
A Xandarian translation aid is also available to help visitors decipher text.
Displays of Xandarian technology and fashion are out.
Two Nova Corps uniforms are on full display in this case.
A model of the Starjumper ride vehicle is also on display.
Items from “previous cultural exchanges” between Terrans and Xandarians are on display, including a Statue of Liberty bobblehead, the Awesome Mix cassette tape, a Disney Parks shopping bag, and much more.
At the booth, Cast Members in the attraction’s costume would hand out coupons in exchange for something small to exchange. Some gave away sticks of gum or used MetroCards among other miscellany.
The coupon you exchange is supposed to be a form of Xandarian currency.
You’re then directed through a fake “break room” for the Xandarians working the booth.
Actual break room items like a time card tower, a microwave, and coffeemaker are present.
Also present are faux Xandarian safety posters, like this one reminding workers about safety zones for jump points.
On the coffee table, we see a very, very old mug for the former EPCOT Center.
A worker is also reading a Xandarian-translated comic book depicting one of the Celestials coming for Xandar on the front.
Flyers for classes in English and other assorted notices and post-it notes litter the walls.
More safety posters in Xandarian are hung on the walls.
And finally, we have a poster trying to recruit local Xandarians to work at EPCOT in the Wonders of Xandar Pavilion.
I bet you were wondering about that piece of currency we got earlier? Well you get to use it at the break room vending machine.
They dispense a very real snack — honey roasted peanuts!
This display is available through the entire New York Comic-Con weekend, and we encourage you to stop by if you have time!