Our exclusive coverage of Comic-Con 2013 continues today with even more amazing zombie-themed events, panels and programs! We’ve scoured the official schedule to bring zombie fans and attendees the very best experience during their time in San Diego.
So keep reading for Friday’s events and check back each and every day for the top zombie highlights of the convention. And don’t forget that you can join us online at our official Facebook page and Twitter accounts for all the latest zombie news, science and events!
A quick note: Many of these events and panels are scheduled simultaneously or overlap. So please make sure to read the entire schedule and plan your time accordingly!
The World’s End: Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost Reunited
10:00AM – 11:00AM
The creative team behind Shaun Of The Dead reunite to discuss the latest film in their “Blood And Ice Cream” trilogy. Expect candid chatter, behind-the-scenes insights and spirited surprises as they take the wraps off their exciting new comedy!
Munchkin School & Zombie Dice
10:00AM – 11:00AM
Stop by the gaming room Friday morning to play a few more rounds of Zombie Dice. It’s extremely fun and very easy to learn; not too mention that it’s also one of the most entertaining zombie-themed games out there today!
The Walking Dead
10:00AM – 2:30PM
Sails Pavilion – Autographs
Join Daniel Thomas May, Travis Love, Theodus Crane and Tyler Chase in the Sails Pavilion on Friday morning for your chance to collect autographs from the stars from AMC’s hugely popular series The Walking Dead!
AMC’s The Walking Dead
1:35PM – 2:30PM
This is truly the ultimate panel for zombie enthusiasts and fans of The Walking Dead!
Join Talking Dead host Chris Hardwick as he interviews the stars, writers and producers of AMC’s hit television series. It’s a veritable who’s who of The Walking Dead and guests include Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, David Morrissey, Scott Wilson, Chad Coleman, Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, Dave Alpert and Greg Nicotero!
The panelists will discuss the record-breaking third season of The Walking Dead and what fans can look forward to in Season 4. Since this is one of the most highly-anticipated events at Comic-Con this year, zombie fans are advised to arrive early for the best seats!
Zombie Dice & Munchkin: Zombie and Booty
2:00PM – 3:00P
By now you’ve undoubtedly mastered the game of Zombie Dice. So why not try your hand at Munchkin: Zombies… just one of the exciting expansion to the popular series of Munchkin games where players take on the role of the living dead!
The Casting Society of America Presents: The Casting Directors
2:20PM – 3:20PM
Marriott Hall 2, Marriott Marquis & Marina
Sharon Bialy, casting director for The Walking Dead, will participate in a forum of Hollywood’s leading casting directors to provide exclusive behind-the-scenes insight into the casting process for some of television’s greatest and most popular series.
Working in a Gold Mine: 22 Years of Gold Digger
4:30PM – 5:30PM
Fred Perry takes to the stage to discuss his exceptional career in comics, including a popular stint on Zombie Kid Diaries! Check out how he got started in comics, key moments in his life and the story of his seminal series Gold Digger.
TV Guide Magazine: Fan Favorites
5:15PM – 6:00PM
Danai Gurira of The Walking Dead joins an all-star panel from TV’s hottest shows and television series for a lively discussion filled with behind-the-scenes insights and scoops.
Max Brooks: Zombie Survival and Extinction Parade Insights
6:00PM – 7:00PM
Zombie Research Society advisory board member Max Brooks will speak about zombie survival, his hugely popular novel World War Z and the brand new comic book series Extinction Parade, which introduces vampires to the world of the living dead.
This is Friday’s highlight for zombie fans. So arrive early to join the screenwriter and author as he shares his expert insight into the rotting minds of the undead, discusses zombies vs. vampires, and fields questions from zombie fans in the audience!
Is This A Zombie?
11:00PM – 11:25PM
Marriott Hall 5, Marriott Marquis & Marina
Once again Comic-Con attendees can end their night with a special viewing of the popular Japanese anime series Is This A Zombie? at the Marriott. However, no one under the age of 18 will be allowed into the Anime rooms after 10:00 PM unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.