A big thank you to all my nerds on the scene and to everyone else that kept us East Coasters in touch with the Comic Con and Nerd HQ happenings!
Lots of amazing nerdy goodness headed our way in the years to come.
Check back on Friday and Saturday as I will be reporting from Leaky Con in Orlando. For those of you who don’t know what that is, check out their website.
Post by Mels Lien
The first day of Nerd HQ is always the greatest. Everyone’s still exhausted and jet lagged, but they still manage to muster up the energy to attend panels and stand in a forever-long merch line.
This year’s opening day was particularly exciting: with a multitude of panels, including ‘Into the Storm’, ‘The Giver’, and ‘The Last Ship’, hosted by Zachary Levi himself, raising over $6,000 per session and photo ops bringing in an additional $14k, Nerd HQ has started off with a proverbial bang.
Of course, everyone’s favorite Nerd Party on Thursday evening remained a Fan favorite. With crowds of geeks and geek culture connoisseurs cramming into an already full dance floor and photo booth lines on constant rotation, the party lasted well into the morning hours and attracted high profile guests such as Zachary Quinto and Krysta Rodriguez. Friday will see additional appearances by Levi, Adam Baldwin, Yvonne Strahovski and Evangeline Lilly.
All Photos courtesy of Mels Lien and Nerd HQ
If you are in San Diego for Comic Con this weekend, please make sure to head to Petco Park for Nerd HQ, you won’t be sorry!!! Support The Nerd Machine and Operation Smile with your presence and if you feel so inclined, with your money as well. They are doing wonderful things. For more from Mels Lien, follow her on Twitter @MelsLien.