Shur’tugal at Comic Con: What YOU Want to See

We announced late last week that we will be attending this year’s Comic Con International in San Diego alongside Christopher Paolini and a host of Random House’s talented young adult authors. While we do have a list in progress of events to cover during Comic Con, we’re looking to you guys — our visitors — to help us fill in the rest of the space. Continue reading this news post for an early look at where we’ll be headed during Comic Con and to contribute your own schedule to our list. Tell us what you want us to cover and we’ll try our best!Shur’tugal’s Confirmed Panel Coverage:


The Power of Myth, Room 24ABC
10:30 am – 11:30 am
SIGNING: 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Claiming world mythology to shape one’s own stories
Panelists: Rick Riordan , Amber Benson, Lev Grossman, Leslie Klinger, Seanan McGuire, Tom Sniegoski, Michael Scott and Esther Friesner

Once Upon a Time, Room 24ABC
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
SIGNING: 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Epic Fantasy, Bigger Than Life Heroes / Heroines
Panelists: Christopher Paolini, Lynn Flewelling, Patrick Rothfuss, Brandon Sanderson, Brent Weeks, and Tad Williams


Bite Me, Room 8
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Evolving Urban Fantasy Beyond the Vampire Phenomenon
Panelists: Richard Kadrey, Brom, Marjorie M. Liu, Jocalynn Drake, Merrie DeStafano, Tanya Huff, Lauren Kate


Rick Riordan Spotlight, Room TK
10:00 am – 11:00 am
This is will a spotlight presentation where Rick Riordan will discuss his various books. Discussion moderated by Michael Scott.

Official Comic Con International Schedules

Wednesday, July 21st (Preview Night at Comic Con)
View the preview night schedule here.

Thursday, July 22nd (Official first day of Comic Con)
View Thursday’s (day one) schedule here.
**Note: We will be unable to cover events Thursday night.

Friday, July 23rd
View Friday’s (day two) schedule here.

Saturday, July 24th
View Saturday’s (day three) schedule here.

Sunday, July 25th (Last day of Comic Con)
View Sunday’s (day four) schedule here.

View a full interactive schedule here!

Now it’s your turn! Please feel free to go through the above schedules and let us know what you’d like to see us cover at the convention. Once you’ve made your decisions, please let us know in the comments. (If the site comments don’t work for you, please email your suggestions via our feedback form!)

  • Theremier

    hey if you guys are still looking for more things could you check out World of Warcraft: Epic Loot panel?

  • #$%&

    I would like some informations if possible about book four, Futurama, The Hobbit and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows films.
    I didn\’t read it all of the schedules, but will Naomi Novik be there?

  • Tulkas

    Oops… I just relized that that page is not in fact operated by CP. Someone please delete these offtopic posts…

  • Tulkas

    Christopher Paolini There is, as yet, NO release date for the 4th Inheritance Book yet.
    10 minutes ago · Comment · LikeUnlike · Share

    CP just posted this on facebook… might interest some, though most were already aware of it…

  • HarryQuacker

    The Percy Jackson series is awesome

  • alucard

    Rick Riordan? Awesome!

    Here are my suggestions from the previous forum:

    alucard commented on July 10th at 4:59 PM

    Also add Futurama (1245-Sat) and Mythbusters (715-Sat) to that list, please.

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    alucard commented on July 10th at 4:54 PM

    I vote you cover the Pixar Animation chat at 430 on Friday. 😉

  • Bob

    Who has a spare ticket for me?!

  • ShurtugalLiam

    Haha! To be honest guys 😀 i just want coverage of the whole event! 🙂 it seems such a prestigous (spelling?) thing in terms of novels and literature 😀 but i’m really looking forward to the Q&A 🙂

    Have fun Shurty Staff 😀

  • DuSundavarFreohr

    @Robert Cox:
    Sure Robert, we’ll count it just for you 😀 aha

  • DuSundavarFreohr

    @Mike Macauley:
    Thanks Mike, I appreciate it 😀 I love his books almost as much as the Inheritance cycle.

  • Eldest13

    Oh, Percy rocks! I can’t wait for the Sea of Monster’s to come out in theaters!

  • Bob

    I saw the movie the other day, does that count?

  • Mike

    I’m a big fan of the Percy Jackson series and will be attending both of his panels for the website! 🙂

  • DuSundavarFreohr

    Guys, please cover some of Rick Riordan’s stuff. I love his books, he is a great writer. The Percy Jackson series is amazing.

  • Chris

    I already feel tired thinking about this trip lol

  • Glorfindel

    I wish I could have gone whichever year it was that Zach Levi, Yvonne Strahovski, Joshua Gomez, and all the cast from Chuck were there.

  • Eldest13

    ohhh, Comic con sounds like so much fun!!! To bad I can’t come. Hmm, out of the whole schedule I would like to see Scooby Doo screening and Q&A 2:15 on sunday. Have guys!