ABC’s SDCC Plans Include Casts Signings and Exclusive Merch
Expect a lot of fun from ABC this year
ABC has confirmed the network’s San Diego Comic-Con lineup, bringing along hits like “Marvel’s Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.” and “Once Upon a Time” to fans that attend the event. This year there will be a ton of Limited Edition goodies to buy and not just from the newest shows.
If you are attending this year’s festivities, ABC will be hosting several interactive fan experience throughout the weekend and you will be able to meet the stars of your favorite hit series at signing tables and booths sponsored by ABC. If you visit the ABC guest counter, you can register for cast signings. In addition to the meet-and-greet opportunities that we listed below, the ABC booth will offer fans the opportunity to purchase exclusive merchandise from series like “Alias,” “Blossom,” “Dinosaurs,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “The Golden Girls,” “Home Improvement,” “Once Upon a Time,” “Scrubs” and “School House Rocks!” Among the exclusives available at the booth are “The Golden Girls” San Diego Exclusive Mystery Box, a Limited edition “The Golden Girls” “Stay Golden San Diego” 3-inch enamel pin, a Limited edition “The Golden Girls” “Stay Golden San Diego” 11-ounce mug, a Limited edition “The Golden Girls” “Stay Golden San Diego” lanyard, featuring a detachable keychain and cheesecake charm, a Limited edition “Once Upon A Time” Dark One Dagger 7-inch letter opener, a Limited edition “Schoolhouse Rocks!” print poster (11 inches by 14 inches), autographed by co-creator George Newall, and a Limited edition “LOST” two-pack 1.5-inch enamel pin set, featuring the Dharma Arrow logo and Dharma Swan logo.
As a fan of “The Golden Girls” I will tell you that I call dibs on any and all GG merch that I find before you. The meet and greet, and the autograph signings will be taking place at the ABC booth on the convention floor from Friday, July 20–Sunday, July 22; and exclusive merchandise will be available for purchase from Wednesday, July 18–Sunday, July 22.
Promoting the new show “The Rookie,” crowd favorite Nathan Fillion (“Castle,” “Firefly”) will be on-hand on Friday to meet with fans. On Saturday select members of the cast of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D” will be ready to meet their fans. You can expect Chloe Bennet, Iain De Caestecker, Natalia Cordova-Buckley, Henry Simmons, Jeff Ward and Ming-Na Wen, as well as executive producers Jeff Bell, Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen and Jeph Loeb at the event. Lauren Cohan (“The Walking Dead”) will also be available on Saturday, promoting “Whiskey Cavalier”. If you’re a fan of the JTP (Jenkintown Posse) then look for Jeff Garlin, Troy Gentile, Sean Giambrone, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Hayley Orrantia and AJ Michalka (“Schooled”) from “The Goldbergs” and the spinoff “Schooled” on Saturday.
Sunday will be the day that Lana Parrilla (“Evil Queen/Roni”) hits SDCC to meet with fans of “Once Upon a Time”. Forrest Wheeler (“Fresh Off the Boat”), John Ross Bowie (“Speechless”), Cedric Yarbrough (“Speechless”) and Fred Savage (“Child Support”) will also hit the event on Sunday.