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COMIC-CON KICKS OFF IN SAN DIEGO TOMORROW: WWE, BATISTA, EDGE AND MORE TAKING PART

By Mike Johnson on 2013-07-17 09:33:01

The biggest pop culture festival annually is the San Diego Comic-Con, which will take place this weekend in California. Over the last several years, there has been an increased pro wrestling footprint at the event and this year's Comic-Con is no exception. Here are this year's planned wrestling-related events and signings:

 

EVENTS:

Thursday 7/18:

10 AM - Mattel presents An Evolution of the Modern Action Figure - WWE and Mattel representatives will discuss WWE's involvement with Mattel among other topics presented by Mattel.

1 PM - WWE and Mattel Bring the Action - A WWE-centric Mattel panel featuring Mattel executives revealing what's next for the WWE action figure line plus The Miz and Dolph Ziggler doing a live Miz TV and more.

8 PM - "Not So Strange Bedfellows: The Relationship Between Comics and Pro Wrestling." - WWE's Rob Van Dam will take part in a panel discussion on the relationship between comics and pro wrestling as well as their similarities and character development. Former PWG star turned comic artist Scott Lost, Rik Offenberger (First Comic News.com), Francis Szyskowski (The Massacre Twins), Todd Tochioka (Working Snug.com), and Joshua Waldrop (M1W Entertainment) will also take part.

FRIDAY 7/19:

12:15 PM - Former WWE World champ Dave Bautista appearing on a panel discussing the upcoming film "Riddick" starring Vin Diesel.

3 PM -WWE Hall of Famer Edge will be appearing on a panel to promote the upcoming fourth season of Syfy's "Haven".

SIGNINGS:

Thursday 7/18 3 PM - Miz and Dolph Ziggler signing at Mattel's booth.

Friday 7/19 11 AM - Mick Foley, Daniel Bryan and Rey Mysterio signing at Mattel's booth.

Friday 7/19 Time TBA - Mr. Anderson signing at Headlocked! booth.

Saturday 7/20 11 AM - Sheamus and Ryback signing at Mattel Booth.

Saturday 7/20 TBA - Bad Influence signing at Headlocked! Booth.

Sunday 7/21 TBA - Bad Influence signing at Headlocked! Booth.