On this Thursday July 24th, the largest celebration of comic books, movies, and video games is returning to the San Diego Convention Center. With so many activities to do and sights to see, here we’ve selected several brilliant attractions that will round out your experience at the largest geek, fan-boys and girls, and collectors gathering in all the land. It’s time for Comic-Con 2014!
AMC’S PANEL – “THE WALKING DEAD”
Any Walking Dead fanatics? At this year’s Con, the most popular zombie drama on TV is hosting a panel at the event to tell fans what they can expect from the upcoming season of this grisly, gruesome good time. Panelists include stars such as Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, Melissa McBride, Chad Coleman, and Michael Cudlitz. The excitement prevails as fans dying to meet their favorite stars will have the opportunity to attend an autograph session after the event. The panel launches at approximately 12:20 pm on Friday, July 25 in Hall H and the autograph session will be taking place at Booth # 4237 at 1:50 pm in the Exhibition Hall.
DIMENSION FILM’S PANEL – “SIN CITY 2: A DAME TO KILL FOR”
On Saturday, July 26th, acclaimed filmmaker Robert Rodriguez and legendary comic author Frank Miller will be hosting a discussion about the upcoming sequel to their 2005 blockbuster “Sin City,” Here, fans will get an exclusive sneak-peak with a screening of footage from this highly anticipated sequel. The panel starts at 2:50 pm and ends at 3:50 pm and will take place in Hall H. See you there!
THE CARTOON NETWORK PANEL – “LEGO: LEGENDS OF CHIMA”
Everyone’s favorite building block toys are now on Cartoon Network. On Sunday, July 27, the “Lego: Legends of Chima” panel will feature an inside look into the development of the series with Tommy Andreasen (Senior Creative Manager, The LEGO Group), John Derevlany (Writer, The LEGO Group), and Samuel Johnson (Senior Product Designer, The LEGO Group), giving attendees a glimpse of how the magic is made. The panel will be in Room 25ABC at 10:00 am to 11:00 pm.
HASBRO TOY BOOTH
The maker of some of America’s favorite toys will be revealing some of the newest creations at Booth #3329 in the Exhibition Hall. Some of the premieres include exclusive new additions to the popular Magic the Gathering trading card series, new toy lines for Transformers (from the film series), and exciting new items from Marvel and the new Star Wars Black Series.
BIOWARE PANEL – “CHARTING A COURSE: DEVELOPING THE NEXT MASS EFFECT”
Sci-fi gamers will get a first look at the next installment of the world-wide phenomenon Mass Effect. Developers of the game will be present to discuss the bold new direction of the game’s story as well as an inside look into the creative process of building this new world. Panelists include Carl Boulay (lead animator), Fabrice Condominas (producer), Mike Gamble (producer), Noel Lukasewich (senior artist), and Jessica Merizan (community manager). The panel will be taking place on Saturday July 26 in Room 25ABC from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm.
COMICON SAN DIEGO 2014 officially kicks off this Thursday July 24th at 9:30 am. There will be a free Shuttle Service to 60 different locations. We hope you enjoy the event and thank you for choosing Ayres Hotels!