Comic-Con: Live Tweets from Preview Night
While the pop culture onslaught that is San Diego Comic-Con begins officially Thursday, tonight is the event's annual preview night. Think of it as Comic-Con Eve, an opportunity for press and lucky preview night passholders to get an early look at the toys, gadgets and studio ploys for attention clogging up the Exhibit Hall Floor.
Jen Chaney is on the scene and will be live-Tweeting all the excitement from Twitter.com/celebritology, but you can follow her Tweets right here starting at 5 p.m. PST/8 p.m. EST.
Update: The following is an archive of Jen's Tweet's from Comic-Con night one, in reverse chronological order. Scroll to the bottom to start from the beginning. -- 12:27 a.m. EST, Thursday, July 22
We shall continue this conversation tomorrow, hopefully over morning coffee and a Megamind panel?
Call me easily impressed by gimmicks, but The Walking Dead booth made me more excited for the TV show. #SDCC
And now that I have spotted the requisite bikini'd Princess Leias, it's back to the hotel. #SDCC
Just saw a couple walk out with six heaping Mattel bags. You would not know our economy is troubled based on scene here. #SDCC
On second thought, one more spin around the floor then back to the hotel to write. #SDCC
Now that I have seen my first guy dressed as Batman I may go check out the preview of the WB show Nikita. #SDCC
Very long line for Hallmark. No joke. They are selling exclusive Simpsons and Star Wars ornaments. Even greeting cards have gone geek. #SDCC
Have seen a kid dressed as Kick-Ass. So that's one so far... #SDCC
Long lines at Hasbro and Entertainment Earth, where kids and (more) adults are waiting to buy toys.
Walking Dead booth is turning self-portraits into zombie self-portraits. Just in time for Xmas! #SDCC
Overheard: "I am really tired of having to bob and weave like a freak." #SDCC
The Tron display car looks very cool, so cool I can't get close enough for a photo #SDCC
Just saw Morgan Spurlock running across Comic-Con floor, hard at work on his Con documentary. #SDCC
There is a line at the WB booth for ... Free vampire mints. Wouldn't that give you blood-breath? #SDCC
Melee over free Fox posters http://twitpic.com/27fkw6
I am on exhibit hall floor, picked up my first piece of useless literature: Agent DVD magazine at Fox table.
Why men really come to Comic-Con http://twitpic.com/27fhbe
A woman next to me says she already bought her 2011 Comic-Con tickets ... this 1 hasn't even started! #SDCC
Another overheard assessment of the press line, which has grown massively since I left it: "This is bleeping insane. They're so incompetent."
Staff has askd riff raff to go mill out side until floor opens @ 6 PT. But ... But ... I see Superman in there. #SDCC
Lots of milling around, waiting for Exhibit Hall floor to open. Only seen handful of costumes so far. #SDCC
False alarm; thought I was going to worm in but only exhibitors at the moment. #SDCC
It has begun, heading to exhibit hall momentarily #SDCC
Babies on board at the Con. #SDCC http://twitpic.com/27f0yb
My press badge has been acquired in less than 1/2 hour. Bonus points for efficiency, C-Con. #SDCC
| July 21, 2010; 7:55 PM ET
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