The following non-WWE wrestling related appearances have been announced for Comic-Con…
July 24th – 27th – Scott Steiner, Al Snow, Mr Anderson from 10 AM to 2:30 PM (Thurs to Sat) and 1 PM to 5 PM (Sun) at the Sails Pavillion Autograph Area.
Headlocked will be debuting its new book The Last Territory at San Diego Comic Con Booth 1901. The book features a painted cover by Jerry Lawler and an introduction by 30 Rock’s Judah Friedlander. It features art and stories from Shane Helms, RVD, Christopher Daniels, Ken Anderson, Rob Schamberger, Sam Shaw, & Sinn Bodhi. Appearing in support of the book are writer Michael Kingston, artist Michel Mulipola, John Morrison (Sat) Ken Anderson (Thurs-Sat from 6-7 PM) Christopher Daniels (Thurs from 10:30 AM – 12 PM) Frankie Kazarian (Sat 11 AM to 2 PM and Sun 12 PM – 2 PM) Scott Lost (Thurs-Sun) & Jill Thompson (Thurs-Fri).
Lion Forge Comics will be at Booth #1903 featuring a SDCC exclusives series of “8-Bit” old school Nintendo style t-shirts featuring some of their newer properties including their licensed Andre the Giant biography, their Rampage Jackson series, the new comic and a new series from former WWE star Chavo Guerrero! Brandon Easton, who is writing their Andre the Giant book, will at the booth from time to time all week
10 AM – 12:00–1:00 Hercules All-Stars
What makes each Hercules different? And which is your favorite? Witness a lively discussion with Q&A from a panel of your favorite Hercules actors including Lou Ferrigno (the first of the bodybuilders-turned-Hercules), John Hennigan (WWE Superstar John Morrison, Hercules in The Asylum’s Hercules feature), and Paul Teller (star of the “darkest” Hercules series). Surprise video tie-in with a fourth Hercules All-Star!
Horton Grand Theatre
11 AM – Lion Forge Comics: Knight Rider vs. Airwolf, Rampage Jackson and New Project Debuts
Senior editor Shannon Eric Denton is joined by the next generation of creators — Joelle Sellner, David Gorden, and Eisner Award nominee Brandon Easton — to discuss their projects: Knight Rider vs. Airwolf, Andre the Giant (which is being written by Easton and is licensed from the Andre estate), original creation Rampage Jackson: Street Soldier, and more. With special panelists Hero of Cosplay’s Yaya Han, MMA champion Rampage Jackson, and WWE & Impact Wrestling champion Chavo Guerrero. Moderated by Miami Vice writer Jonathan London [Note from Mike: aka the brother of former WWE star Paul London – small world, eh?]
8:30 PM – Not So Strange Bedfellows: Comics and Wrestling
Some have called the spectacle of pro wrestling “a comic book come to life.” That is not so far from the truth. From the heroics of Hulk Hogan, antiheroes such as John Cena, and villains like Ric Flair, the panel explores the parallels in character development and storyline advancement between these outrageous forms. Featuring Rik Offenberger (FirstComicsNews.com), Francis Szyskowski (The Massacre Twins), Todd Tochioka (WorkingSnug.com), Scott Lost and Eburonson (The 2nd Shift), Michael Kingston (Headlocked), and potential superstars of the squared circle. Moderated by Joshua Waldrop (pwnedcast.com).