True Blood Goes to Comic Con: 2013 {UPDATED}

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It’s time for that annual celebration of all things pop culture, Comic Con! Once again, True Blood will have a major presence in San Diego, and once again, will be there to bring you news, spoilers, photos, and our popular live blog from the panel and post-Comic Con podcast.

Here’s the lineup for all things True Blood at Comic Con 2013:

Thursday, July 18

4:00PM Comic Book Signing
True Blood star and comic book author Michael McMillian signs autographs and answers fan questions. IDW booth (#2643)

6:00PM Behind the Music
True Blood alum Janina Gavankar moderates this panel with composers from popular TV shows. Room 32AB

Friday, July 19

12:00PM True Blood: Steve Newlin’s Field Guide to Vampires
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star and author Michael McMillian signs teaser copies of his new book. Autograph Area #19

1:00PM to 5:00PM House Of Blues – Celebrity Style and Gift Lounge
Kristin Bauer van Straten is expected to stop by for goodies from Red Ball Promotions; Brush Buddies – singing toothbrushes featuring songs from some of today’s biggest music stars; Robot Luv Indie Style Clothing; Secret Bear World, Vita Coco – 100% natural Coconut Water  and Introducing the newest in healthy gourmet: Veestro Nature’s Cuisine.  Veestro is the official sponsor for this Comic-Con Lounge.  Special Olympics Organization will have a booth for celebrities to autograph signage, which will be auctioned off for charity.

5:15PM TV Guide Fan Favorites
True Blood star Kristin Bauer van Straten joins fan favorites from other shows for a lively discussion. Ballroom 20

5:30PM Joe Manganiello @ NerdHQ
True Blood star Joe Manganiello takes center stage to answer fan questions at this Comic Con adjacent event. (Note: separate ticket required; tickets sold out)

Saturday, July 20

11:00AM – Once Upon a Time 
True Blood alum Michael Raymond-James participates in his first Comic Con as part of ABC’s panel for their blockbuster series, in which he plays Neal/Baelfire. Ballroom 20

3:30PM – True Blood
This year’s panel includes actors Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Alexander Skarsgård, Ryan Kwanten, Sam Trammell, Rutina Wesley, Nelsan Ellis, Deborah Ann Woll, Kristin Bauer van Straten, Joe Manganiello, Anna Camp, Michael McMillian, and Rob Kazinsky and executive producer/showrunner Brian Buckner. Ballroom 20

Sunday, July 21


Here & There

Michael McMillian will be at the IDW booth to sign copies of the True Blood comics. Times TBA.

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  1. Ciccone

    July 17, 2013 at 7:16 am

    Will they show a trailer of what’s coming next?

  2. Ann

    July 17, 2013 at 9:26 am

    you haven’t added Ryan Kwanten short film debut…?

    • Liz

      July 17, 2013 at 10:33 am

      We haven’t had word of that.