The Nerd Army rally call has gone out. Tuesday morning, over on Twitter, Zachary Levi posted the following:
A challenge has been set before me to show the power of our voices, so I charge you with shouting this: #IWantMyNerdHQ Let’s tell the world.
— Zachary Levi (@ZacharyLevi) February 11, 2014
The call-to-arms was quickly picked up by the Twitterverse and the #IWantMyNerdHQ hashtag was soon trending in several cities. According to Hashtracking the tag generated 1,580,996 impressions. It certainly helped that other familiar HQ friends also joined in on the fun:
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On Thursday, July 12, Stan Lee’s Comikaze is hosting a “Totally Geektastic” 80s dance party at Spin Night Club, located 3 miles away from convention center. Tickets are $15. More info on the Spin website.
Announced today, VH1 Classic will be presenting the 1st official Welcome Party for Comic-Con attendees, Dawn of the Con, with festivities hosted by horror film icon, Rob Zombie.
The event will take place at Petco Park, from 5:30 – 11pm on Thursday, 7/12. The event is FREE but a Comic-Con badge is required for entrance. See below for details from VH1:
“Dawn of the Con” promises to be a night full of fantasy, science fiction, monsters and heavy metal. The night will be jam-packed with activities including: a digital photo area where you can pose next to the drag racer from Rob Zombie’s video “Dragula,” hourly limited-edition giveaways of one-of-a-kind illustrated collectible posters, and a T-shirt bar where attendees can choose from different limited-edition custom shirt designs and have them pressed on the spot. Additionally, partygoers will get numerous sneak peeks from Zombie, including a preview of his new music project, to be released August 7th featuring unique remixes of Rob Zombie’s classic hits by today’s top DJ talent.
Source: PR Newswire
Fans of USA’s White Collar are hosting their 2nd annual party this year during Comic-Con. It will be held Friday, July 13th, 8pm at The Lime (653 5th Ave., San Diego, CA, 92101). Last year’s party looks like it was a blast, so expect the same this year!
Hyundai is a sponsor of AMC’s The Walking Dead and also appears to be sponsoring a party during Comic-Con celebrating the 100th issue of the comic. This Black Carpet party will be held on Friday, July 13th at 9pm. The location is still unknown. There is also a contest on Facebook by Games Radar and Hyundai to win a trip to SDCC and entrance to the party. Links below!
Hyundai Undead Contest Page (Facebook account needed – ends 6/1/12)