BBC Worldwide North America will be bringing a host of BBC exclusives and collectibles to Comic-Con 2015 – including several Doctor Who items like the 12th Doctor’s Sonic Screwdriver Remote Control (above).
Also featured will be a limited number of Sherlock and Orphan Black items. follow the jump to check them out.
We’ve all thought it at some point, ‘Comic books have taken over hollywood’ – some thinking it a good thing; others… not so much – but BBC.com Culture is taking that thought to Comic-Con 2015 as a fait accompli with a panel called How Comic Books Took Over Hollywood.
The panel, to be moderated by BBC.com’s Deputy Culture Editor Christian Blauvelt, will feature a discussion with Marvel Comics’ Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso, Batman: The Animated Series’ writer/producer Paul Dini, Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ voice actress Ashley Eckstein, and Fanboys director Kyle Newman.
TNT is taking The Last Ship and Falling Skies to Comic-Con 2015 for two different reasons.
While this year’s Falling Skies Panel will be part the process of bidding farewell to a long-running sci-fi favorite, the network will be giving fans of The Last Ship an opportunity to experience the show in the Oculus Rift – being transported directly in the show’s world, as well as being able to attend a panel dealing with the show’s second season season.
Cast members will take part in both panels. For further details, follow the jump.
VIZ Media is bringing the creators of the new Ultraman manga – Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi – to comic-Con 2015, along with exclusive copies of Ultraman Vol. 1 (it won’t be in stores until August 18th).
Other plans include panels on Sailor Moon (VIZ is releasing the 200 episode complete Sailor Moon on Blu-ray for the first time), Shonen Jump: Past, Present and Future and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past.
VIZ exclusives and/or advance (pre-street) releases for Comic-Con 2015 include, among other things: copies of manga series like My Hero Academia Vol. 1, The Demon Prince of Momichi House Vol. 1, Maid-Sama! 2-in-1 Vol. 1, Tokyo Ghoul Vol. 2, and Ultraman Vol. 1 (available with a collectible Ultraman figure); Sailor Moon R T-shirts, and Doraemon Plush.
For VIZ Media’s complete comic-Con 2015 plans, follow the jump.
CBS is bringing eight – count ’em, eight series to Comic-Con 2015: Supergirl, Limitless, Zoo, Extant, The Big Bang Theory, Person of Interest, Scorpion and Under The Dome.
William Shatner will also make a special appearance to read excerpts from The Autobiography of James T. Kirk.
Each of the shows will be featured in panels – some with pilot presentations, some with extended trailers, and some will provide other services. The Limitless Cafe will provide free coffee (and refills!), phone-charging station and free Wi-Fi.
A Supergirl themed 12-person pedicab will provide free rides through the Gaslamp district and giveaways of such nifty items as gold Supergirl flash tattoos, adult and children’s-sized caped Supergirl T-shirts, Limitless mint “pill” boxes, THE Late Show with Stephen Colbert-branded Col-Bear gummy bears, and Scorpion comic books.
Follow the jump for the complete list of panels, screenings, giveaways and interactive endeavors.
Conan O’Brien will be immortalized in the arrival of four Pop! Vinyl figures to commemorate his his TBS talk show, CONAN, becoming the first ever to broadcast live from Comic-Con 2015.
He announced the figures (Conan O’Brien, Batman Conan, Zombie Conan and Conan’s Monster) on his show last night. The Pop! Vinyl figures will be handed out to audience members following each of the show’s tapings from Wednesday, July 8th to Saturday, July 11th.
Non-attendees will be able to enter a sweepstakes to win the figures. Follow the jump for all the details.
The creators of VIZ Media’s new Ultraman manga series, Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi, will be attending Comic-Con 2015 for their very first international appearance.
They will participate in the VIZ Media Presents Ultraman Panel on Friday, July 10th as well as four autograph signing sessions.
A special Ultraman bundle will be available for $30 at the VIZ Media booth. It will include an Ultraman figure from Japan and an advance copy of Ultraman #1. The new Ultraman series launches on August 18th both in print and digital. For further details follow the jump.