San Diego Comic-Con Overview
Comic-Con International has descended upon San Diego and the San Diego Convention Center is the place to be. Find out which event highlights you don't want to miss -- both at the official Comic-Con and outside of it. There's plenty to do in San Diego over the next four days!
Twilight stars panel discussion
On Thursday, Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner will all participate in a panel discussion at Comic-Con. They'll be chatting about the next Twilight movie, Breaking Dawn, which will be released in November.
Captain America: The First Avenger
Want to see Captain America before it hits theaters? You can watch Captain America at Comic-Con, one day ahead of its release. It will screen multiple times through the day on Thursday, with the final showing at 11:45 p.m.
Outside of the official Comic-Con
Whether you didn't get your ticket in time and still want to be part of the action or you're looking for some additional offsite Comic-Con fun, following are a few activities taking place outside of Comic-Con
There is no shortage of offsite parties spanning the four days of Comic-Con. From an industry night party with a surprise guest performer at Fluxx to the free San Diego Zombie Walk, there is something for everyone. Get the full list of parties at the San Diego Comic-Con party guide.
Cirque de Soleil
You can catch a battle scene from KÀ, the Cirque de Soleil show that runs in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand, at Petco Park on Thursday night. This offsite Comic-Con event is free and it begins at approximately 9:30 p.m.!
Comic-Concert: A night of geek rock
If you're looking for some late night music fun, check out the Comic-Concert, hosted by ComicsOnline and The Stage. Arrive in costume for a chance to win prizes.
Comic-Con happy hours
Comic-Con attendees who want to grab a cheap appetizer or drink can stop by one of the many Comic-Con happy hours. Check out Sign On San Diego's long list of great happy hours during Comic-Con.
Downtown Comic-Con scavenger hunt
If you want to see more of downtown San Diego during Comic-Con, don't miss the downtown Comic-Con scavenger hunt. From the website: "Search the city's coolest rooftop lounges, hip hotels and scenic hot spots for a chance to win prizes like Best Costume, Best Creative Comicon Photo and more." Dress up and have a blast!
More comic-con fun
Not sure what to wear to Comic-Con? We have a roundup of the best Comic-Con costumes ever. Take a look! Perhaps you'll find some inspiration.