We’ve seen a few surprising Comic-Con debuts in recent years (Christopher Nolan, Matthew McConaughey, Angelina Jolie) and Bill Murray joins that list to launch the Hall H festivities with some rock “n” roll flair.
You have to remember, Star Wars Celebration was very much the limelight moment for the film so the extended universe may be the key for Star Wars at this Comic-Con.
“Comic Con is completely central to what popular culture has turn out to be now as a result of we’re dwelling within the age of superheroes”, Sean Smith, government editor of Entertainment Weekly stated of the gathering, which pulls greater than one hundred, 000 individuals to San Diego yearly.
Fans compete in a Viking Longboat race for a chance to win autographed shields at HISTORYs Vikings All Hail Vikings: An Interactive Experience outside the 2013 Comic-Con worldwide Convention, in San Diego.
The library, at 330 Park Blvd., is about 15 minutes away by foot from the San Diego Convention Center where Comic-Con is being held from July 9-12. Comic-Con officially begins Thursday. Jay says sales overall have been up in the last year and he has witnessed an increasing interest in “Star Wars”-related titles””. He expects to sell them all in one weekend at his comic-book shop in Riverside, California. “People that dug the old-school movies just like I did are now picking up the comics, because the comics are bridging the gap between the original trilogy and what’s to come later this year”.
Sansweet used his connections at Lucasfilm to get Doyle a free four-day pass to the show, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune, and members of the 501st Legion raised enough money from contributors to put Doyle up in a hotel in San Diego for the duration of the show. “Star Wars“, he said. Comic-Con has grown enormously from its humble roots as a 300 person convention into the multi-genre mega-event it is today, filled with all sorts of movie, television and comic announcements.
Other anticipated properties at the convention include “The Walking Dead,” “Game of Thrones“, “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” and “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 2″. What that means is we could get a more in-depth discussion on the characters involved, maybe a further look at new locales e.g.