To create excitement for the final episodes of Breaking Bad, Goorin Bros., bold hat makers since 1895, will release the official “Heisenberg” porkpie hat modeled on the one Walter White wears on the show. The hat, complete with hat box set, is priced at $195 and will have a limited early release in the Goorin Bros. retail store in San Diego during Comic-Con International starting Thu., Jul. 18. To celebrate the release, Breaking Bad‘s creator and executive producer Vince Gilligan will be at the store Sat., Jul. 20 from 5:30PM-6:30PM PT for an autograph session. (Click here to see a full schedule of Breaking Bad events at Comic-Con.)
Only 1,895 “Heisenberg” hat and box sets have been produced. The remaining sets will be released at goorin.com and in Goorin Bros. retail locations across the U.S. at a later date. In addition, subscribers to the Breaking Bad newsletter will be automatically entered to win one of a select number of the hats in weekly giveaways. (Click here to subscribe to the Breaking Bad newsletter.)
Breaking Bad returns on Sunday nights beginning on Sun., Aug. 11 at 9/8c followed by AMC’s new original series Low Winter Sun at 10/9c. Check back at AMC.com for more Breaking Bad updates from San Diego Comic-Con 2013.