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Comic-Con Wrap Up
Greetings Verdict readers!
So here I am on Sunday night. After a whirlwind few days I wanted to go ahead and recap the major news which broke at the con as well as some other tidbits.
Saturday saw fan favorite Norman Reedus from The Walking Dead serve as a judge for a cosplay contest. George R.R. Martin, the author of the hugely popular Game of Thrones series of books, met with the winners during a crowning ceremony Sunday.
Batman alums Adam West, Burt Ward and Julie Newmar were on hand to treat the crowd of Hall H to a sneak peak at some of the many special features which will be found when Batman: The Complete Series drops onBlu-Ray and DVD November 11.
Another long-awaited release is the Sailor Moon series, complete and uncut with an all-new English dub as well as Japanese subtitles and a track for the hard of hearing.
mtvU presented its first ever fandom award to the fans of cult show Veronica Mars, naming the show's fans Fandom of the Year.
Dwayne Johnson, aka The Rock, made a special appearance during the Paramount pictures panel to promote his new movie Hercules which opened Friday. As a treat to con-goers he rented out a local theater to show the movie the night before it opened.
Zachary Levi once again hosted Nerd HQ at Petco Park, adjacent to the convention center. One of the treats at the free location was the chance to play the Alien: Isolation video game. The best part of Nerd HQ is all of the money given to participate in celebrity events such as the popular Conversations for a Cause panels and the Smiles for Smiles photo ops goes straight to the Smile Train charity.
TVland's show Hot in Cleveland debuted a clip from the upcoming animated isles featuring zombies:
MTV hit Teen Wolf premiered the mid-season trailer during its packed panel and announced it has been picked up for a fifth season.
Though there was no presence for the much- anticipated Star Wars: Episode VII there was an exclusive. Lip for Tsar Wars Rebels.
Starz was on hand to heavily promote new series Outlander based on the popular Diana Gabaldon novel.
Fox premiered the trailer for the 10th season of Bones.
Homer Simpson made his first ever appearance at the com.
The cast of Fox's Sleepy Hollow shared a video of Hyperion experience at the show-themed virtual reality experience, Oculus Rift.
One of the highlights of the outdoor experiences fans got to enjoy was the Gotham-themed zip line. Here's the cast of the upcoming Gotham show showing us how it's done.
Christopher Nolan made his first Comic-Con appearance to promote the upcoming movie Interstellar, and he was given a hand in the promotion by Matthew McConaghey.
Kristen Schaal made a surprise appearance during the panel for the upcoming holiday special Toy Story That Time Forgot and attendees were treated to several clips.
And the first picture of the new Wonder Woman, Gal Gadot, was released. That panel, Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, featured Ben Affleck, Zach Snyder, Gadot and Henry Cavill.
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