THR’s Guide to San Diego Comic-Con Parties

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Comic-Con 2012: THR’s Full Guide to Parties in San Diego
by Leslie Goldberg

Many in Hollywood trek from Hollywood to Comic-Con not for any panel in Hall H, not to see if there are any comic properties to snap up, but for the thriving party scene that has cropped up over the past decade.

From movie and television studios to video game companies and publishers, the selection has never been greater for parties to hit. But getting invites still requires some Hollywood-style wheeling and dealing.

Here’s The Hollywood Reporter‘s full guide to parties at Comic-Con International, set to kick off Wednesday, July 11 with Preview Night.

Wednesday, July 11

• HitFix Kick Off Party. The popular website likes to unravel the carpet for the Con with an event that caters primarily to bloggers and the media. 9 p.m., Solamar Hotel.

• While Summit Entertainment’s Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2 Hall H panel is Thursday, the studio throwing a star-studded bash the night before, becoming the evening’s de facto heavy. Invitation only. 10 p.m.-1 a.m., Float at the Hard Rock Hotel.

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Which brings to mind a couple of questions:

  1. Is Lesley Goldberg related to Molly Goldberg?
  2. Is Lesley Goldberg related to Lee Goldberg?

Just askin’.

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Serenity Now! Firefly Cast to Reunite and Celebrate 10th Anniversary at Comic-Con
by Velda Gelman 

The cult hit will celebrate its 10th anniversary at the pop culture convention on Friday, July 13.

The panel, which will be held in Ballroom 20 at 12:30 pm, will feature creator Joss Whedon, writer Tim Minear and stars Nathan Fillion, Alan Tudyk, Adam Baldwin, Sean Maher, Michael Fairman and others, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The Science Channel-hosted event will also include never-before-seen footage and “numerous buzz-worthy surprises,” says the network.

The Official Munchman San Diego Con boycott, which began a decade ago when TV and films booted comics to the far corner of the room is now officially over.