Source: Press Release
Well, well, well Ragnar, we meet again! It’s been so long since we last talked – a mostly one sided conversation- at the Wondercon panel. Now I will have another chance to whisper at you from afar on two different occasions at SDCC! Because I’m such a generous person who thinks the whole world should be stalking….err… watching the show and it’s cast, I wanted to spread the about History‘s VIKINGS appearances at SDCC! I could keep Ragnar to myself by not telling y’all about the panel, interactive experience, band performance, comic book, and cast signing …Mmm Ragnar… , but then I’d be doing a disservice to all the Lagertha fans out there. So don’t accuse me of never thinking of others!
· Today in the mail I received an advance copy of the first VIKINGS comic book; it’s an SDDC exclusive! Here’s the lowdown:
o Based on television show created by Michael Hirst
o Published by Zenescope
o Creator and writer of the comic: Michael Hirst
o Artwork: Dennis Calero
o Letters: Jim Campbell
o Senior Editor: Anthony Spay
o Assistant Editor: Hannah Gorfinkel
Fans attending the panel and waterway will receive a Comic Book (while supplies last). I’m not going to spoil the book for you, but it takes place in a time period prior to the show.
HISTORY has launched today its first Instagram account – @VikingsonHistory. Fans can follow for Vikings photos from season one and for real time photos from Comic Con. Also fans are encouraged to share their Vikings Comic Con images to Instagram by using #VikingsSDCC. You should alsojoin and follow the conversation on Twitter with the following hashtag: #VikingsSDCC.
· 7/18-7/20, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. – ALL HAIL VIKINGS: AN INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCE – The activation includes miniature Vikings “ships” that visitors can race on actual water, a Photo-Op area for keepsakes, and Lagertha-inspired shield maidens who will greet visitors. The waterway is located across the street from the Convention Center at 450 Second Ave. at Island Avenue. Additionally, on Saturday, 7/20 at 6 p.m. the band SILENT COMEDY will perform for fans in attendance.
[CAST appears for fan autograph signing on 7/19 from 11 a.m.-12:00 p.m.]
7/19, 6-7 p.m., Top Level, Room 6A – VIKINGS PANEL - Stars Travis Fimmel, Katheryn Winnick, Clive Standen, Gustaf Skarsgard, George Blagden, Jessalyn Gilsig join VIKINGS Writer & Creator Michael Hirst and Dirk Hoogstra, EVP and General Manager, HISTORY® for a discussion about the series and life during production.Check out an exclusive sneak peek from Season Two!
See you soon and remember to follow me @AlimaDusana and @JeremyShane during SDCC for any updates!!
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Angela Jones, aka Alima, is a longtime fan of the comic book world and the magnificent minds behind the creations. Always an admirer and full of questions, Angela uses her natural gift of gab and inquisitive nature to speak with the CB community. She dares you to try and catch her interviewing creators at Cons, but you’ll have a better chance reading about it here. You can also follow Angela’s questionably valuable Con knowledge, random rants, cello talk, and occasional belly dance tweets @AlimaDusana.
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