Cryptozoic's Comic-Con Store Big Event Rundown

By Mike Rosenberg

Comic-Con is here! The world famous San Diego Comic-Con kicks off tomorrow, as attendees with four-day badges get a sneak peek of what can be found in the Exhibit Hall during preview night!

Cryptozoic Entertainment will be in San Diego's historic Gaslamp Quarter with our very own store, open only during Comic-Con week! You can find details on where our store is located at along with a schedule of events and appearances that we'll be hosting at the store during the week.

Here are a couple of highlights of the events and appearances we have in store for you:

Thursday, July 12

It's guest appearance galore on Thursday! First up, from noon until 1pm, The Walking Dead creator Robert Kickman will be at our store signing autographs! After that, Nevsky and The Lookouts writer Ben McCool will be at our store from 3pm until 4pm. Then, to finish off our day full of special guests, World of Warcraft author Christie Golden will be dropping by!

Friday, July 13

Friday is the day of the San Diego Zombie Walk, and we'll have our staff on hand to help zombify your face if you come by the Cryptozoic Comic-Con Store from 4pm until 5pm. It's first come, first serve, so show up early if you'd like to get into the spirit of shambling along downtown San Diego with a group of the undead army!

DC Comics: The New 52 and The Walking Dead Comic Trading Cards artist Brandon Kenney will be dropping in from 5pm until 7pm. He's got a sketch card in our release of The Walking Dead Comic Trading Cards, so if you're lucky enough to open it, be sure to drop in around this time to get it autographed!

Finally, the big event for Friday is The Lookouts Comic Book Preview Event, featuring special guests Mike Krahulik, Jerry Holkins, Ben McCool, and Cory Jones. This is your chance to pick up a limited edition variant cover of The Lookouts #1 featuring art from Krahulik, and it's your one chance to get your limited edition variant signed by the creators!

Saturday, July 14

Saturday is the day to be at the Cryptozoic Comic-Con store if you'd like a chance to meet Maggie and Glenn. The Walking Deadseries actress Lauren Cohan will be in the store from 11am until 1pm, and series actor Steven Yeun will drop by from 2pm until 4pm. With season 3 of The Walking Dead fast approaching, this is your chance to chat and get autographs from two characters of the hit show's main cast!

DC Comics: The New 52 sketch card artist Tim Shay will also be stopping by from 1pm until 5pm.

Sunday, July 15

If you'd like to try one of our many great games, we'll have a few board game tournaments firing away throughout the day. OurWorld of Warcraft TCG Lootapalooza will also take place on Sunday, and it starts at 3pm.

Drop in, say hi, check out our board games and trading cards, and meet some big names from pop culture! Check for more info!

Rosenfloggen's picture Mike Rosenberg

Mike Rosenberg has been a long-time trading card game fan and an active freelancer in the hobby game industry since 2004. He wrote, editted, and managed web content for Cryptozoic Entertainment from March 2012 until October 2013.