SAN DIEGO Comic-Con is putting on its annual spectacular show this weekend starring some of the biggest franchises and fan favorites.
The likes of The Walking Dead, Chucky, Snake Eyes, Masters of the Universe: Revelation, and the Dexter Revival will take to the virtual stage in this weekend’s event.
What is the Comic-Con?
Comic-Con is the world’s largest comic book convention that celebrates the works of comics creators science fiction and fantasy authors
, film and television directors, producers, and writers in San Diego.
From the first event held in 1970, it now continually develops to include a vast variety of pop culture and entertainment. It is regarded as the “largest convention of its kind in the world.”
Attendees enjoy panels, seminars, and workshops with comic book pros and even get sneak previews of upcoming films, comic books, and video games.
There are also fun events to compete in such as the annual Masquerade costume contest, and the Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival.
Thousands of cosplayers dress up as their favorite characters for the renowned annual event.
Due to Covid, Comic-Con has again been adapted as a virtual event this year, spanning over three days instead of five.
What’s on to watch?
Over the three-day event, there are plenty of popular panels to choose from.
Dragon Ball Z – Friday, July 23 at 10am
Tuca & Bertie – Friday, July 23 at 11am
The Dragon Prince – Friday, July 23 at 11am
Masters of the Universe: Revelation – Friday, July 23 at 12pm
Marvel: X-Men – Friday, July 23 at 12pm
Usagi Chronicles – Friday, July 23 at 12pm
Adventure Time: Distant Lands – Friday, July 23 at 12pm
Batman: Fear State – Friday, July 23 at 1pm
Star Wars: The High Republic – Friday, July 23 at 2pm
The Walking Dead – Friday, July 23 from 3pm
Rick and Morty – Friday, July 23 at 4pm
Fear Street Trilogy – Friday, July 23 at 4pm
Blade Runner: Black Lotus – Friday, July 23 at 5pm
Superman: Son of Kal-El – Saturday, July 24 at 11am
Amphibia and Owl House – Saturday, July 24 at 12pm
Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms – Saturday, July 24 at 4pm
Horror Noire – Saturday, July 24 at 4pm
Creepshow – Saturday, July 24 at 6pm
Gen:LOCK Season 2 – Saturday, July 24 at 6pm
Doctor Who – Sunday, July 25 at 10am
Wonder Woman across the Multiverse – Sunday, July 25 at 11am
Legends of Tomorrow – Sunday, July 25 at 12pm
Radiant Black – Sunday, July 25 at 3pm
Army of Thieves – Sunday, July 25 at 2pm
What happened at the last Comic-Con?
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Instead of drawing huge crowds as it typically does, last year Comic-Con were also forced to reinvent the occasion virtually due to the pandemic.
But it still impressed fans with fun and revealing panels, such as the cast of What We Do in the Shadows discussing their on-set antics and the Family Guy gang reading through a hilarious script from Season 4.