Nerdist and Geek & Sundry Return to SDCC with Panels, Parties, and Conival

by Transmute Jun

Legendary Digital Networks (owner of Nerdist, Geek & Sundry and Alpha) always comes to San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) in style, and 2017 is no exception. This year’s convention will be held from July 20-23, and Nerdist will be present throughout.

Fan-favorite offsite Conival will be open at the Marina Terrace at the Marriott Marquis & Marina hotel on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, from 11:00 – 5:00 pm each day. Conival will feature laser tag (sponsored by the upcoming Hulu show, Future Man), Geek & Sundry’s Tabletop Lounge, a Wonder Woman cosplay march, as well as swag and giveaways.

On Thursday, July 20, Chris Hardwick will host the Nerdist panel in Hall H, from 4:45 – 5:45 pm. That same evening, Nerdist and Geek & Sundry will host a ‘League of Darkness’ party at the FLUXX nightclub. Attendees can ‘Wrestle the Kraaken’ and enjoy signature cocktails. To secure an invitation, watch @jointeamalpha on Twitter.

The Geek & Sundry Panel with Felicia Day will he held on Friday, July 21 in room 5AB, from 2:30 – 3:30 pm. Saturday, July 22 brings the panel Talks Machina with the Cast of Critical Role from 10:30 – 11:30 am in room 6BCF, as well as The Science of Rick and Morty (hosted by Nerdist’s Kyle Hill) from 2:00 – 3:00 pm in room 7AB.

On Sunday, July 23, join Nerdists’s Jessica Chobot for Bizarre States, a panel discussing paranormal, true crime and the occult, from 1:00 – 2:00 pm in room 6A.

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Transmute Jun

Transmute Jun has an addiction to pop culture conventions, and attends as many as she can each year. When she's not traveling, she likes to stay at home reading a good book, playing a video game, or binge-watching a TV show. She can be bribed with pizza, Coke Zero and Belgian milk chocolate.