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Old 05-31-07, 01:28 AM
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San Diego ComiCon 2007

I searched ComiCon, so sue me if I missed it.


Anyone else going/ Any Meets? Im really hoping to participate in the portfolio event.
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Old 05-31-07, 01:39 AM
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Im goin. Love the movie panels and free goodies. Also planning on puchasing some of the Star Wars exclusives there at the con.
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I'm going with the whole family. On the way back home, we're hitting LegoLand.
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Old 05-31-07, 07:28 AM
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I'll be there .. again.
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Old 05-31-07, 07:55 AM
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Got the latest Update in the mail yesterday. Those planning on going and buying their ticket day of, should read the website. They're warning of Saturday selling out again and, possibly, another day will sell out. They also have a new 3-day pass (omits Saturday but includes Preview Night).

The website's recent update also hints at upcoming panels ("Heroes" is planning a big thank you panel) and lists some of the exclusive figures. I'm excited that George Romero is gonna be there.

I'll be there from Preview Night through Sunday. 55 days away!

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Old 05-31-07, 09:45 AM
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They also have a new 3-day pass (omits Saturday but includes Preview Night)
Did you see that thing? (rhetorical) You save five dollars. Five DOLLARS!!!
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Originally Posted by Kudama
Did you see that thing? (rhetorical) You save five dollars. Five DOLLARS!!!

$5 can buy you a case of Mt Dew for the X-Men cartoon marathon the night before you and your buddies go to Comicon.
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I wonder if Kevin Smith will show up!!!??
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Old 05-31-07, 11:17 AM
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I wonder if Kevin Smith will show up!!!??
Why not.. he showed up last time.
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Old 05-31-07, 11:22 AM
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Originally Posted by devilshalo
Why not.. he showed up last time.
But he was scheduled for the year before ...
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Old 05-31-07, 11:24 AM
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i was kind of being sarcastic. In all the 3 or 4 comicons ive been to he was always a show--expected or not
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Old 05-31-07, 11:36 AM
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I'll probably be there, working in a booth. I went for the first time last year for work, and I imagine i'll be there again.
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Old 05-31-07, 11:40 AM
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I'd love to go, but could nowhere near afford to. I'd be happy enough to be able to actually get some of the convention exclusives for once!
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Old 05-31-07, 02:04 PM
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Originally Posted by devilshalo
Why not.. he showed up last time.
Actually, he didn't.

He missed his panel and everything. They claimed it was due to "traffic", but a bartender at the hotel next to the theater that was previewing Clerks 2 in Mission Valley told me that he was having so much fun at the theater, hanging out with fans and answering questions that he stayed there the whole rest of the time and just didn't show up to the Comic-Con at all.
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Old 05-31-07, 03:37 PM
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I would love to go again one more time (did go in 1996 and 1997), but the lodging is prohibitively expensive these days.
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Anybody want to pick me up a couple of the exclusive toys?
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Old 05-31-07, 08:44 PM
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I now live on the corner of 10 and A, so I think this is within walking distance. I kind of outgrew comics a while ago, but my understanding is that there is lots of other cool stuff as well. I think I'll probably go at least one day.
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Old 05-31-07, 09:02 PM
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Originally Posted by fourwalker
I now live on the corner of 10 and A, so I think this is within walking distance. I kind of outgrew comics a while ago, but my understanding is that there is lots of other cool stuff as well. I think I'll probably go at least one day.
Yes, there are lots of non-comics related stuff going on. I'm not into comics and I go for the entire time and my schedule is full.
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The movie stuff keeps me entertained.
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Old 06-01-07, 01:47 AM
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What about the "meeting up for a game of pool or darts", people?
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Originally Posted by nodeerforamonth
Actually, he didn't.
Interesting, considering I shot video of him appearing after the last panel of the day.



Anyways, here's a partial list of film panels:

Please note this is only a preliminary list and definitely subject to change.

Alien vs. Predator 2: No Peace On Earth, American Gangster, Babylon AD, Balls of Fury, Beowulf, The Bourne Ultimatum, Coraline, Fred Claus, Get Smart, The Golden Compass, Hellboy 2: The Golden Army, I Am Legend, The Incredible Hulk, Indiana Jones 4, Invasion, Iron Man, National Treasure 2, Resident Evil: Extinction, Speed Racer, The Strangers, Stardust, Star Trek XI, Sunshine, Sweeney Todd, 30 Days of Night, Trick 'r Treat, Wanted, Where The Wild Things Are, White Out
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See the Exclusive World Premiere of

Superman Doomsday by Bruce Timm and Duane Capizzi

THURSDAY JULY 26 8:30pm Ballroom 20
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Old 06-05-07, 09:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Kudama
What about the "meeting up for a game of pool or darts", people?
A couple years ago, a few of us started an annual ritual. We will pick up our badges around 3ish and walk over to Hooters for appetizers/drinks. Then we'll head back to the Convention Center in time for Preview Night. If anyone wants to join in, let me know.

Now as to meeting up during Con... it's tough to do, due to event scheduling. I'm usually standing in line for an event or attending an event, so my free time is extremely limited. But if someone wants to meet up I'm sure there's a way to work things out. As the time gets closer, and they post the programming grids, we'll see how it pans out.
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absolutely. tim and eric awesomecon!
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Oh hello there Comic con thread. How are you?
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I am going. DVDTalk meet up night?
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Old 06-06-07, 07:28 PM
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Originally Posted by MBoyd
I am going. DVDTalk meet up night?
You can give it a shot and try to organize a meet. I'd say Thur or Sunday are the best days because there's less going on. But then Thursday is starting to have decent programming. One of the better places to meet up would be upstairs in front of one of the rooms near Ballroom 20. A lot less crowded and quieter.

Anywho, those are my thoughts.
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Originally Posted by TomOpus
You can give it a shot and try to organize a meet. I'd say Thur or Sunday are the best days because there's less going on. But then Thursday is starting to have decent programming. One of the better places to meet up would be upstairs in front of one of the rooms near Ballroom 20. A lot less crowded and quieter.

Anywho, those are my thoughts.
BUT...not NEARLY as cool as a beer at Hooters, baby!

Oh, and another strong appeal of the convention; booth babes!
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Oh, and another strong appeal of the convention; booth babes!
Where? Where?
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The list of convention exclusives are up:

http://www.comic-con.org/cci/cci07_actionfigs.php

Sideshow Collectibles:
http://www.sideshowtoy.com/cgi-bin/c...n07_exclusives
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Old 06-06-07, 08:57 PM
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I usually buy a few exclusives and I'm definitely keeping an eye on a few of these and awaiting updates w/prices. One I kinda like is the Nightmare Before Christmas pewter paperweight.
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I was looking at flipping a couple of them. We'll see...
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Surprisingly there's nothing new on there I'd care for.. but if someone were to, say, pick up and extra Legends She-Hulk and (most wanted) Stan Lee Legends figure for a poor soul who cannot attend, I'd be eternally grateful.
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The list has a couple of things that are worth flipping or at the very least will be easy to flip.
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How about a meet up at a restaurant around the area after 8pm on Thursday.
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That's always a possibility... especially if I have time to run to the house to drop off the day's booty and take a quick shower. We can see what the programming looks like. Of course, the tough part is picking a place to meet. LOTS of places in the Gaslamp Quarter.
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I usually buy a few exclusives and I'm definitely keeping an eye on a few of these and awaiting updates w/prices. One I kinda like is the Nightmare Before Christmas pewter paperweight.
Seeing this thread reminded me of last year. Thanks again man and have a blast this year! Cheers!
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Seeing this thread reminded me of last year. Thanks again man and have a blast this year! Cheers!
Glad to have helped out. It almost became a mission to me. Lucky for you, I finally prevailed!
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Where? Where?
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If you're going to hit a restaurant in the gaslamp district at the san diego con you can do much better than hooters. Try "Dicks Last Resort" closer to the con. Not only can you fight with your server but you can take a naked girly matchbook on the way out. Or seek out the small italian place right across the street from the Borders bookstore (near the Movie theater). Not only is it good food but you can sit at the "disembodied pope's head" table (round table w/ the pope's head in a tank ala Futurama). I got stuck at the Sinatra table last time.
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