Legion M Fan Lounge
Harbor House - 831 W Harbor Dr.
(on the waterfront at Seaport Village)
Welcome to the official Legion M page for San Diego Comic-Con 2018! With support from Skybound Entertainment (The Walking Dead), Legion M will host an exclusive Fan Lounge during SDCC from Thursday, July 19, to Saturday, July 21. Legion M has scheduled an exciting slate of fun activities, contests, appearances and more to coincide with the popular Skybound Livestream powered by NONGSHIM, which will welcome high-profile guests, gamers and comics pros into Harbor House, including Michael Rooker (Guardians of the Galaxy, “The Walking Dead”), world-renowned film critic and historian Leonard Maltin, and others. A full listing of Legion M Fan Lounge details can be found below.
The Legion M Fan Lounge will be open 10:00 a.m to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday/Friday and 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday. Admission is free, but you MUST RSVP BELOW as space is strictly limited. Legion M members/investors will receive priority access--click here to learn how you can join the Legion for free.
Legion M SDCC Events Calendar:
Wed. July 18 (8:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.) Ready Party One, FLUXX Nightclub, 500 Fourth Ave.
Join Legion M and Nerds Like Us and party like a Gunter Avatar inside the Oasis in this Ready Player One-themed night.
Congratulations to Candiss for winning two tickets!
(Ready Party One Ticket Giveaway Rules)
Thurs., July 19 (10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.) Legion M: How Fandom Is Changing Hollywood, San Diego Comic-Con Room 5AB
The world's first fan-owned entertainment company reveals how fans can become a part of Hollywood and have access to special screenings, industry events, and exclusive meet-ups. Paul Scanlan (CEO), Jeff Annison (president), Terri Lubaroff (COO), David Baxter (head of development), and others discuss how Legion M has been involved with films like Bad Samaritan (David Tennant, Dean Devlin), Colossal (Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis), Mandy (Nicolas Cage), and The Field Guide to Evil (Ant Timpson), as well as digital series like Pitch Elevator (Leonard Maltin), plus the first-ever VR interview series, Icons (Stan Lee, Kevin Smith). Learn how they source and develop ideas, what's coming next, and how you can join the Legion and become part of Hollywood.
Legion M is excited to announce that cast members from The CW's brand-new drama "The Outpost" will be joining the panel! Stopping by to discuss the show, which debuted July 10, and the power of fandom will be series lead Jessica Green who plays Talon and Jake Stormoen, who is a founding member of Legion M, plays Captain Garret Spears.
Legion M will also reveal unseen footage from the upcoming action-thriller Mandy starring Academy Award® winner Nicolas Cage and directed by visionary Panos Cosmatos (Beyond the Black Rainbow). Mandy debuts in theaters September 14, 2018. Following the reveal will be a special Mandy video message from producer Elijah Wood. Legion M is working with Wood’s production company SpectreVision on Mandy.
Fans can view the official Mandy trailer here.
Thurs., July 19 (11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.) "The Outpost" Meet and Greet, Legion M Fan Lounge @ Harbor House
Stop by for an exclusive mini poster signing session with the series' stars Jessica Green, Jake Stormoen, and Anand Desai-Barochia (Janzo)! "The Outpost," produced by Dean Devlin's Electric Entertainment, follows Talon, the lone survivor of the Blackhoods, as she sets off to track her family's killers. While on her journey, Talon discovers her supernatural powers, which she must learn to harness.
Thurs., July 19 (1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.) Free Candy!, Legion M Fan Lounge @ Harbor House
Courtesy of the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, stop by the Legion M Fan Lounge between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. and pick up a free box of candy to fuel the rest of the day. (While supplies last.)
Thurs., July 19 (2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.) "Airship Cowboys" Meet and Greet, Legion M Fan Lounge @ Harbor House
Meet with one of the creators of our adult animated series "Airship Cowboys", writer Adam Beason. Signed prints for attendees while they last.
Thurs., July 19 (4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.) Stargate Fan Meet Up Party, Legion M Fan Lounge @ Harbor House
Join fellow Stargate fans for themed drinks and fun! Tickets to this exclusive event will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis on Thursday, July 19. Follow @LegionMOfficial on Twitter and Instagram for details on how to grab tickets!
Thurs., July 19 (7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.) Special Stargate Origins: Catherine (Feature Cut) Screening, USS Midway, 910 N. Harbor Drive
During the Stargate fan meetup party, lucky fans will get the opportunity to win tickets to a very special screening of Stargate Origins: Catherine (Feature Cut) aboard the USS Midway located in San Diego’s famed harbor! The screening will be packed full of surprises!
Fri., July 20 (10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.) Comic Book Law School 202 w/ Terri Lubaroff, San Diego Comic-Con Room 11
While almost every creator will tell you their greatest joy is in their acts of creation, none will argue that equally (or perhaps more) important is earning a living from their efforts. But commercializing creative works is fraught with peril unless you're prepared. Noted attorney Michael Lovitz, author of the acclaimed The Trademark and Copyright Book comic book, Legion M's COO Terri Lubaroff,and studio attorney Vera Golosker host an interactive seminar tackling a slew of more advanced issues facing creators (and the businesses that they work with) as they seek to monetize their creative capital. Read more details here.
Fri., July 20 (1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.) Mandy Takeover, Legion M Fan Lounge @ Harbor House
Immerse yourself into one of Legion M’s projects that is creating a worldwide stir. Critically acclaimed as one of the best reviewed films at Sundance 2018, and receiving a 4-minute standing ovation at Cannes (Director’s Fortnight), the heavy metal action-thriller Mandy starring Academy Award® winner Nicolas Cage and directed by visionary Panos Cosmatos (Beyond the Black Rainbow) is readying for release on September 14. See props from the film, get a chance to win a signed Nicolas Cage Mandy poster, the Mandy soundtrack CD produced by the late Jóhann Jóhannsson (The Theory of Everything, Sicario), or a replica shirt from the film! A Mandy-themed mocktail and other surprises will also be on hand! RSVP for the Mandy Takeover here.
In the primal wilderness of the year 1983 A.D., Red Miller (Cage), a broken and haunted man, hunts the unhinged religious sect who murdered the love of his life. Directed by Panos Cosmatos, Mandy also stars Andrea Riseborough, Linus Roach, Ned Dennehy, Olwen Fouéré, Richard Brake, Bill Duke and Sam Louwyk. Mandy makes its theatrical and VOD debut on September 14, 2018. Fans can view the official Mandy trailer here.
Sat., July 21 (11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.) The Creators of “Evermor”: Ask Me Anything LIVE!, Legion M Fan Lounge @ Harbor House
The creators of Legion M’s original TV project in development “Evermor” will visit the lounge to discuss their project and participate in a live Q&A with lounge attendees. Learn about the development process and how the creators of “Evermor” and Legion M are truly a match made in creative heaven.
"Evermor" by Perry Covington and Erik Figi (One-hour sci-fi fantasy Steampunk series) Orphaned teenage twins, Ellie and Sam, discover a wondrous machine, the Forevertron, which allows them to journey through the multiverse and the almost alien alternate Earths within—finding danger, love, family, and the limitless potential of the human adventure.
Sat., July 21 (12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.) WE ARE NEGAN Cosplay Meetup and Contest, Skybound @ Harbor House
Our own David Baxter will be in full Negan garb! Come for the prizes and surprises!
Sat., July 21 (1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.) Buffy the Vampire Slayer Treasure Hunt, North Patio @ Harbor House
The Legion M Fan Lounge will be the final stop on a city-wide Buffy treasure hunt! Check in to the Fan Lounge for prizes, Buffy makeovers (yes!), Blood Lemonade, and photo opps with the Grand Vampire!
See more details and register for the Buffy Hunt here, https://shop.fox.com/pages/buffy-slays-san-diego.
Sat., July 21 (3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.) Meet and Greet with Leonard and Jessie Maltin, TBD Location @ Harbor House
Come and meet world-renowned film critic and historian Leonard Maltin, and his daughter and podcast co-host Jessie Maltin!
Sat., July 21 (4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.) Cospositive Cosplay with Confidence, Marriott Marquis Grand 1 & 2
Ivy Doomkitty (IGN's Hero Makeover, body positive advocate), Chad Hoku (Hoku Props, professional cosplayer), David Baxter (Legion M, LTL Cosplay), ChadHatter Designs (DreamWorks, Robot Chicken Costumer), and Tony Ray (Okay of PBS First Person, professional cosplayer) discuss body image and confidence in oneself, self-worth, ways to work on confidence, and how to stay positive in the community when faced with negative people or negative comments on social media. Cosplaying regardless of age, skin color, gender, body type/size, disability, etc. will be covered. More details here.