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All the Best of San Diego Comic-Con 2016

By Mike in Things to Do with 0 Comments

At 92101 Urban Living, it’s one of our favorite times of the year again, when lovers of film, TV, comics, and games (and some who are just curious what all the fuss is about) flock to San Diego for the 49th Comic-Con International this coming weekend. About 160,000 attended last year’s convention with just as many expected this year. Among the sea of cosplayers, celebrities, action figures, comic books, video games, you might find your way to several of the big events happening, including panels, Q&As, and premiers. Here are some of the highly anticipated panels and events.

Thursday – July 21 

  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Battlestar Galactica
  • Silicon Valley
  • Vertigo
  • DC
  • Capcom
  • Mr. Robot

Friday – July 22 

  • The Walking Dead
  • Game of Thrones
  • South Park
  • Vikings
  • Archer
  • Bob’s Burgers
  • World Premiere of Batman: The Killing Joke

Saturday – July 23

  • Warner Bros
  • Marvel Studios
  • Family Guy
  • Arrow
  • The Flash
  • 75 Years of Wonder Woman
  • Grimm
  • Star Trek

Sunday – July 24

  • LEGO
  • Supernatural
  • Sherlock
  • Prison Break
  • 24: Legacy

Comic-Con also plays host to the Children’s Film Festival with local and international works playing in various rooms. While panels and films are great, many take a break to play some of the games available, including cards, miniatures, or video games.

Comic-Con is also home to the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, the highest class of awards in the comic book world. This year’s award ceremony will be hosted by John Barrowman from Arrow and Torchwood.

An event this crazy, how can one manage to keep track of all the cool events happening? Well Comic-Con offers a free downloadable app that provides a personalized schedule, event details, a list and times of all special guests, and interactive maps of the floors and exhibit halls.

Comic-Con is just one of the many amazing events held in downtown throughout the year. If you want to be in the heart of the action all year long, consider buying a downtown San Diego condo for sale. We can show you condos, lofts, and penthouses in Little Italy, East Village, Cortez Hill, and the Gaslamp, helping you find just the right property to call home. Check out our current listings online or give us a call today at (619) 649-0368 today!