Last modified on 27 December 2013, at 04:03

Comic Con 2013

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Jared and Jensen wearing their Comic Con capes
WB Comic promotional bag - with cape!
TV Guide magazine Comic Con flip covers

Comic Con 2013 is being held July 18-21 in San Diego.

Exclusive tee available from Cinequest

Be aware that all material WILL feature spoilers.

Schedule


  • Misha hosted a GISHWHES meetup and costume competition at 11am on Saturday. Details here.


  • Actor and uber geek Zach Levi is again running Nerd HQ. This is separate to Comic Con, taking place in San Diego's Gas Lamp district. Nerd HQ features panels on technology and gaming and panels by many of the geeky stars in town for Comic Con. All the proceeds from the panels go to the charity Operation Smile. Jared and Jensen will take part in a "Conversation with a Cause" at 2pm on Sunday 21st. Tickets are sold out, but you can watch the livestream here or video of the panel will be posted on the Nerd HQ YouTube Channel.


Schwag!

  • The Official WB Comic Con bags this year is a back pack WITH A CAPE. 130,000 of the bags have been produced and will be provided to Comic-Con attendees throughout the convention. The all-new 2013 edition is fashioned as a backpack and features a detachable cape that can be worn separately, as can the backpack.
  • Cinequest has an exclusive tee that will only be available to buy at Comic Con (Cinequest are at booth 4738). If you are going and don't want to miss out, you can pre-order them here.
  • The Comic Con edition of TV Guide Magazine has a cover with Sam/Jared and Dean/Jensen. They are available for free at the Con or from Newsstands and on Digital Platforms from July 17. source
  • A good Guide to all the schwag available and how best to get it.

Supernatural related events

Thursday, July 18
The Sidekick: Premiere Screening and Q&A
This movie about a superhero sidekick was written and stars Rob Benedict. The panel will feature Rob, and Richard Speight who also appears in the movie.
3:00pm - 4:00pm; Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Friday, July 19
The Business of Fan Art with Josh Wattles from deviantArt
12:00pm - 1:00pm; Room 29A

Why Fanfiction Is Taking Over the World
A panel about fanfic moderated by Ann Jamieson, editor of a book of the same name, which will feature a chapter on Supernatural fic.
2:00pm - 3:00pm; Room 29A

At the Drive-In with Metallica
6:30pm - 7:00pm; Hall H
All four members of Metallica, will be at this panel t promote the 3D doco "Metallica Through the Never". The band has said they will do a secret gig sometime during the Con as well.

Saturday, July 20
Lauren Tom and the Futurama cast. Followed by autograph session. 12:00pm - 12:45pm; Ballroom 20

Supernatural & Suicide Squad writer Adam Glass will be signing at the DC Entertainment booth (#1915) from 2-3pm

Geek and Sundry
Felicia Day reveals her upcoming shows on the Geek and Sundry network and exciting new partnerships.
11:00am - 12:00pm; Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront

The Tick: 25th Year Anniversary
Ben Edlund and a panel discuss the 25-year history of The Tick.
1:00pm - 2:00pm; Room 23ABC

The Tomorrow People
Mark Pellegrino will be part of this panel about a new CW series, based on a 70s UK series.
5:55pm - 6:55pm; Room 6BCF

Revolution Special Video Presentation and Q&A
Panel and Q & A for Eric Kripke's new season.

Thrilling Adventure Hour by Ben Blacker and Ben Acker. A staged production in the style of old-time radio. Misha will take part in the 7pm show Tickets here. SOLD OUT

Interviews and reports

Reports from the Panel

Reports for the Press Room

Video

Richard and Rob


Panel Video

Press Room Video

NERD HQ

Pictures


Pics from The WB Party:

GISHWHES Costume Event

Official Panel, Press Room and Autographs

Nerd HQ

Links

  • Seanan MacGuire's Guide to Surviving the San Diego International Comic Convention, 2013 Edition. A really practical guide to making the most of Comic Con. If its your first Comic Con you MUST read this!
  • Comic Con website