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KPCC's Mike Roe takes us to San Diego's Comic-Con




The massive crowd at San Diego's Comic-Con
The massive crowd at San Diego's Comic-Con
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KPCC's Mike Roe is covering the biggest pop culture convention this side of the universe. San Diego's Comic-Con sold out in less than an hour, a record for the event. Thousands of fans are packing the San Diego Convention Center, making it difficult to get a spot for any of the events or panels happening throughout the weekend.

One of the most popular panels today was the cast reunion of Joss Whedon's cult show, "Firefly." Mike Roe reports he arrived four hours before the start time and still was not able to get in. His friends who did get a seat camped out over night.


Roe, however, did attend the testosterone injected The Expendables 2 panel. The film is a sequel to Syvester Stallone's 2010 surprise box office hit. The panel included Stallone, Terry Crews, Randy Couture, Dolph Lundgren, and the ex-Governator Arnold Schwarzenegger.


If you missed out on this year's batch of tickets, you can experience the event vicariously through Mike Roe's Twitter account. Roe will be tweeting all the happenings at Comic-Con throughout the week. You can follow him @MikeRoe.