Blizzard Announces Their Full Comic-Con Schedule

Comic-Con is generally not known for having a huge focus on gaming (although that is changing year by year), but that isn't stopping Blizzard from pulling out all the stops. They'll be arriving with panels, events, and merchandise aplenty, read on to see their full Con schedule.

If you're interested in some exclusive merchandise, you'll want to check out the limited edition Shadow Illidan Pop! Figure that will be available only at Blizzard and Funko's booths.

They'll also be selling Blizzard books at their official booth, with signings going on throughout the convention. If you want a book, but don't want to pay for one, Insight Editions will be holding a giveaway for a copy of The Art of Blizzard, as well as showing off some pages from the upcoming Diablo: Book of Tyrael.

Lastly, Sideshow will be displaying a currently unannounced statue that will be revealed at the Blizzard panel on Thursday.

Speaking of panels, on Thursday Blizzard will be highlighting some of their upcoming merchandise during the Blizzard Licensing Panel. They'll also be holding signings and appearances on each of the four days.

Check out their full schedule below.

 

Thursday, July 18

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. – Art of Blizzard Signing

Wei Wang and Glenn Rane will be signing copies of “Art of Blizzard,” which you can buy at the booth. The Art of Blizzard details some of the most iconic artwork Blizzard has produced over the years in this full-color compilation.

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m – World of Warcraft Tribute Signings (UDON booth #4529)

A selection of top-flight artists will be on hand to sign and maybe even sketch in your copy of World of Warcraft Tribute. Tribute artists scheduled to appear include Justin Bechtold, Kevin Cameron, Sean Galloway, Matt Grigsby, Dax Gordine, Gregory Higerd, Don Ho, Edwin Huang, Arun Naina, AJ Nazzaro, Laura Rivera, Emmanuel Fuentes, Patrick Scullin, and Arnold Tsang. (Subject to change)

2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. – Blizzard Licensing Panel (Hall 6BCF)

Chris Metzen (Blizzard Entertainment SVP Story and Franchise Development) and a team of esteemed guests reveal never-before-seen licensed products and plans for 2013/2014. Talk to the designers, writers and artists as we dig into toys, novels, comics, statues, and more. Panel and extended game Q&A session moderated by Kat Hunter (host of BlizzCon coverage on DIRECTV).

4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. – UDON World of Warcraft Tribute Art Book

Come by the Blizzard booth to meet artists Justin Bechtold, Ginny Higerd, and Arun Naina, whose art is featured in the World of Warcraft Tribute fanart book, curated by UDON.

Friday, July 19

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. – World of Warcraft: Dark Riders Signing

Writer Mike Costa will be signing your World of Warcraft: Dark Riders comics at the Blizzard booth.

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m – World of Warcraft Tribute Signings (UDON booth #4529)

A selection of top-flight artists will be on hand to sign and maybe even sketch in your copy of World of Warcraft Tribute. Tribute artists scheduled to appear include Justin Bechtold, Kevin Cameron, Sean Galloway, Matt Grigsby, Dax Gordine, Gregory Higerd, Don Ho, Edwin Huang, Arun Naina, AJ Nazzaro, Laura Rivera, Emmanuel Fuentes, Patrick Scullin, and Arnold Tsang. (Subject to change)

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. – Vol’jin: Shadows of the Horde Signing

Give us your best troll impression when you pick up your copy of this newly released book and have it signed by author Mike Stackpole. Ya, mon!

4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. – Pearl of Pandaria Signing

Blizzard’s Micky Neilson and artist Sean Galloway join forces to sign their NY Times Bestselling original graphic novel, featuring the Pandarian adventures of Li Li Stormstout.

Saturday, July 20

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. – Art of Blizzard Signing

Chris Metzen, Bill Petras, and Roman Kenney will be pleased to sign their name in your book!

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m – World of Warcraft Tribute Signings (UDON booth #4529)

A selection of top-flight artists will be on hand to sign and maybe even sketch in your copy of World of Warcraft Tribute. Tribute artists scheduled to appear include Justin Bechtold, Kevin Cameron, Sean Galloway, Matt Grigsby, Dax Gordine, Gregory Higerd, Don Ho, Edwin Huang, Arun Naina, AJ Nazzaro, Laura Rivera, Emmanuel Fuentes, Patrick Scullin, and Arnold Tsang. (Subject to change)

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. – Vol’jin: Shadows of the Horde Signing

Author Mike Stackpole will be signing his newly released book for attendees.

4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. – Pearl of Pandaria Signing

Artist Sean Galloway and fellow Table Taffy Studios artist DJ Welch take to the signing area.

Sunday, July 21

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m – World of Warcraft Tribute Signings (UDON booth #4529)

A selection of top-flight artists will be on hand to sign and maybe even sketch in your copy of World of Warcraft Tribute. Tribute artists scheduled to appear include Justin Bechtold, Kevin Cameron, Sean Galloway, Matt Grigsby, Dax Gordine, Gregory Higerd, Don Ho, Edwin Huang, Arun Naina, AJ Nazzaro, Laura Rivera, Emmanuel Fuentes, Patrick Scullin, and Arnold Tsang. (Subject to change)

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. – UDON World of Warcraft Tribute Art Book

Come by to meet artists Patrick Scullin, Arnold Tsang, and Stan Chan whose art is featured in this World of Warcraft Tribute fanart book, curated by UDON.

 

 

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