San Diego Comic Con 2016 Edition

WHAT TO SEE AND MY COVERAGE

WONDER WOMAN AT 75

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At SDCC there’s a some events to celebrate the birthday of one of the JLA’s finest.There’s costumes, props and the invisible jet reveal plus many new collectibles. More

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

NERDIST AND GEEK AND SUNDRY

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Legendary Digital Networks will once again head down to San Diego for a 4-day takeover of Petco Park for a third year for Camp Conival: a trip back in time to everything that you loved about summer camp. Headlined by Nerdist and Geek & Sundry, programming highlights include panels and interviews with some of the biggest names in entertainment.  Confirmed talent stopping by Camp Conival include: Luc Besson (Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets), Misha Collins, Cara Delevigne (Valerian), Bryan Fuller (American Gods), Josh Holloway (Colony), Robert Kirkman (Outcast), Leonard Maltin (Maltin on Movies Podcast), Ian McShane (American Gods), Adam Savage, the cast of Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD, Ash vs Evil Dead, MST3K, and many more!

The Belle Reve penitentiary, the high security prison in which the Suicide Squad themselves are held, will be recreated by Samsung in the Hard Rock and fans will have the chance to take part in immersive film-themed experiences, such as getting a custom tattoo in Harley Quinn’s tattoo parlor.Attendees will have the option to ‘Join the Squad’, an interactive feature which enables them to create their own Suicide Squad character and generate a short video of themselves to share on their social channels. Fans can then create their own personalized skulls using the icon generator to live print them on their own exclusive t-shirt. In addition to the exclusive VR content debuting at Comic-Con, cast members will make an appearance in the space

COMIC CON UNDERNEATH THE RADAR

My picks for some things that may be of interest but on everybody’s radar. including:

STAN LEE EXCLUSIVE AND SPECIAL EVENT

Stan Lee Signature Edition Talking Plush & Poster – San Diego Comic-Con Convention Exclusive Bundle and BOOTH APPEARANCE – We’re absolutely thrilled to announce another very special and very limited convention exclusive and a Factory Entertainment in-booth appearance (#2647) by the legendary STAN LEE on Friday July 22 at 4:00 pm!* 150 lucky fans who purchase our 2016 SDCC Exclusive Stan Lee Bundle will not only receive our 15” tall Stan Lee talking plush, which speaks 6 phrases specially recorded by Stan for this item and includes a signature card hand-signed by Stan, they will also get an exclusive 11” x 17” print from Stan’s latest project, entitled ‘STAN LEE’S GOD WOKE’ – Available HERE for $125 to pre-order or at San Diego Comic-Con, Booth # 2647

COMICS –  Titan Comics – NBA all-star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Mycroft Holmes), Torchwood’s Captain Jack himself, John Barrowman (Torchwood); Doctor Who actor, writer and director Noel Clarke (The Troop); comic writers Paul Cornell (Third Doctor), George Mann (Dark Souls), Cavan Scott (Ninth Doctor, Vikings), Si Spurrier (Eleventh Doctor), and Rob Williams (Eleventh Doctor)

EXHIBIT – The Chuck Jones Galley will host an event to show paintings and sculpture from renowned voice over artist Nancy Cartwright on Saturday, July 23rd at 7:30pm during San Diego International Comic Con.  The event is her first ever art gallery exhibition and reception, and is open to the public.

FILM – Alistair 1918 – A World War I soldier accidentally time travels to present-day Los Angeles. Filthy, penniless, with no way to prove his identity, he struggles to find way back to his wife in 1918. world premiere screening on July 21st at 4pm (Pacific 23, Marriott Marquis) More

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Starting Wednesday, July 20, at 6pm PT when the convention floor opens for Preview Night, until Saturday, July 23, at 5pm PT, participating fans must complete all of the following challenges by posting photos of themselves with the specified products to their public Twitter profiles using the hashtag #GoTScavengerHunt. Fans who have completed all challenges should go to USAopoly’s CLUE®: Game of ThronesTM Experience Booth #1017 on Saturday between 9:30am and 5pm and enter their name, contact info and Twitter handle into a raffle for a chance to win a prize pack valued at approximately $200. A total of 15 winners will be chosen at random and will be contacted Saturday evening with information about claiming their prizes. MORE

NERD HQ

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From collider.com -Zachary Levi will be bringing Nerd HQ back to San Diego Comic-Con along with a selection of celebrity panels, parties and fun activities.

MAGICIANS PARTY

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I’ll be attending this party and will have pics. Stars Jason Ralph,Stella Maeve, Olivia Taylor Dudley, Arjun Gupta, Hale Appleman, Summer Bishil, Jade Tailor and Rick Worthy are expected to attend.

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INFECTED LIBERTY

FXhibition will also offer Comic-Con revelers iconic photo opportunities with some of the network’s most beloved series. Art installations include:   The Strain will erect a 25-foot “infected” Lady Liberty statue plus

On display in the FX Sculpture Garden, fans can take advantage of social media worthy photo opportunities with iconic characters sculpted as busts including, Archer’s “Pam Poovey,” American Horror Story: Asylum’s White Nun, Man Seeking Woman’s Troll, The Strain’s “Quinlan,” Baskets’ Clown and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’s “Frank Reynolds” as the “troll” character from The Nightman Cometh.