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Vampires at San Diego Comic Con 2013

San Diego Comic Con is here! This is one of the greatest times of year! It’s when we get the latest goodies on upcoming movies, video games, comics, anime, and SO much more. It’s a wonderful Geekend! And while the vampire craze has passed, there are still loads of vampiric awesomeness coming to Comic Con this year. Check out the details below.

comicconHere’s the vampire schedule for Comic Con 2013:

Wednesday, July 17

6:00 pm: A preview of The CW’s The Originals – From the executive producer of The CW’s #1 series and Comic-Con fan-favorite The Vampire Diaries comes The Originals, a sexy new drama centering on the Original Family and the dangerous vampire/werewolf hybrid, Klaus. There are other new show previews as well during this event, and while not vampire shows, some of them sound awesome.

6:25 pm: Vampire Princess Miyu anime preview

Thursday, July 18

10:00 am: Clare Kramer, who played Glory in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, will be a guest.

2:30 pm: Nicholas Brendon, who played Xander in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, will be a guest.

5:45 pm: Vertigo Comics is ready to blow your mind with the next wave of trend-setting comics! From horror to mythic fiction to sci-fi and beyond, see what amazing new ideas are coming your way from the imprint that’s on a mission to defy all your expectations! With Mark Buckingham (Fables), Jeff Lemire (Trillium), Scott Snyder (American Vampire, The Wake), and others.

6:45 pm: Vampire Princess Miyu anime preview

10:30 pm: Rosario+Vampire anime preview

Friday, July 19

12:00 am Dance in the Vampire Bund anime preview

10:00 am: Clare Kramer, who played Glory in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, will be a guest.

12:00 pm Michael McMillian, who plays Steve Newlin in True Blood and is the author of Field Guide to Vampires

2:30 pm: Nicholas Brendon, who played Xander in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, will be a guest.

3:30 pm: Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Delving into Season 8 and 9 with Series Artist Georges Jeanty – Comic-Con special guest Georges Jeanty takes you on an intimate journey through the life of the Scoobys as they continued on seasons 8 and 9 of the cult hit show. Anyone interested in Buffy, this panel is for you! Georges will be discussing his almost 20 years in the comic industry and talking about working with series creator Joss Whedon with stories and a Q&A about how these seasons came together…and maybe a little sing-along!

4:05 pm: New footage and discussion of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (which has vampires in it).

5:15 pm: TV Guide Magazine: Fan Favorites Fan
Favorites brings together stars from TV’s hottest shows for a lively discussion filled with behind-the-scenes scoop. Panelists (subject to change) include Kristin Bauer (True Blood), Henry Ian Cusick (The 100), Giancarlo Esposito (Revolution), Clark Gregg (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), Danai Gurira (The Walking Dead), Tyler Hoechlin (Teen Wolf), Joseph Morgan (The Originals), Julie Plec (executive producer of The Vampire Diaries, The Originals and The Tomorrow People), Emily Bett Rickards (Arrow), Blair Underwood (Ironside) and others.

6:00 pm: Max Brooks: Zombie Survival and Extinction Parade Insights
Screenwriter and author of bestselling books The Zombie Survival Guide, World War Z, and The Zombie Survival Guide: Recorded Attacks, Max Brooks is the world’s leading authority on the defense against a ghoulish uprising! His new all-original comic book series, Extinction Parade, introduces vampires into that mix and gives fans a new race of the undead to fear and prepare for.

6:15 pm: Joss Whedon! The man behind Buffy the Vampire Slayer will have a panel.

Saturday, July 20

10:00 am: Clare Kramer, who played Glory in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, will be a guest.

12:05 pm: Dance in the Vampire Bund anime preview

1:00pm: The Originals Special Video Presentation and Q&A

2:30 pm: Abrams: An Adventure Time Encyclopedia Panel with The Lord of Evil and Marceline The Vampire Queen

2:30 pm: Nicholas Brendon, who played Xander in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, will be a guest.

3:00 pm: Anne Rice

3:30 pm: True Blood Panel and Q&A session

4:30 pm: The Vampire Diaries Special Video Presentation and Q&A

6:45 pm: Vampire Princess Miyu anime preview

10:30 pm: Rosario+Vampire anime preview

Sunday, July 21

12:05 am Dance in the Vampire Bund anime preview

10:00 am: Clare Kramer, who played Glory in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, will be a guest.

1:00 pm: Chronicle Books: Behind the Scenes of a Pop Culture Powerhouse

1:30 pm: Nicholas Brendon, who played Xander in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, will be a guest.

2:00 pm: Witches and Fey, Monsters and Mortals
That vamp’s a tramp; this witch is a real bitch. Pixies will pinch, and the fey go beyond fairly frightening. The ghouls are ghastly, and we mere mortals are growing testy. Oh, and that creepy-looking fella is sprouting fur from his feet, and who knows “were” else! Jeanne Stein (the Anna Strong series) encourages S. M. Wheeler (Sea Change), Leigh Bardugo (The Grisha Trilogy), Brom (Krampus), Morgan Rhodes (Falling Kingdoms), Amber Benson (The Calliope Reaper-Jones series), Seanan McGuire (The October Daye series), Rachel Caine (the Morganville Vampires series), and C. Robert Cargill (Dreams and Shadows) to provide perspective on the monsters of myth.

3:30 pm: Buffy the Musical Once More with Feeling screening event to end Comic Con

For more info (details and rooms numbers) check out Comic Con’s official website HERE.

Anyone going to SDCC this year?

– Moonlight

Moonlight (aka Amanda) loves to write about, read about and learn about everything pertaining to vampires. You will most likely find her huddled over a book of vampire folklore with coffee in hand. Touch her coffee and she may bite you (and not in the fun way).

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Moonlight • July 17, 2013


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  1. Nick July 20, 2013 - 9:00 am Reply

    Whats the Rosario+Vampire thing about? I doubt it has anything to do with a season 3.. but Id be super happy if it did!

    • Moonlight July 20, 2013 - 12:01 pm Reply

      There were zero details on it on the Comic Con website, so I can’t really say. Sorry :(

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