Life-sized Smaug at the Weta exhibit
-San Diego Comic-Con 2014
We were a little late headed out to Wednesday’s “Preview Night” at San Diego Comic-Con 2014, thanks to some unexpected air-conditioning problems brought on by the 115+ degree heat in Phoenix, but we still managed to make it in time to pick up a badge and a retro “Batman ’66” Comic-Con bag and only missed an hour or so of the opening salvo of pop culture goodness. Oh, and the 77 degree temperature at 9:00 p.m. in San Diego is so much sweeter than that a/c killing 107 degrees back in the valley.
The Wednesday night crowd on the exhibit floor started off very mellow and there was plenty of room to move through the hall and get some early photographs of the exhibits (see below), but by the time they started announcing the last 30 minutes before closing, the show was packed with enough people to make it feel like a Friday instead of a mid-week evening. Read the full story »