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Talkin’ Comic-Con: A Cup O’ Tea with An Englishman In San Diego
s05e38 (20th May 2018)


“…so fresh, so clean!”

Plenty of stuff to get into on this weeks episode as Leonard finds himself preparing for the following weekends MCM London Comic Con shenanigans, and Alyssa is preparing for her big move westward. But that doesn’t mean that we can skimp on the latest news from the world of San Diego Comic-Con as Leonard gives an overview and highlights of the completed Special Guests list, including any upcoming releases they can promote. We’ll also give a quick guide to Funko Fundays, the General Sale of which has been announced for this Tuesday 22nd.

We’re also joined by Steve Kirk, the creator and organiser of a brand new convention taking place in San Diego this June – InterGalactiCon – which aims to ‘connect fans to convention content unlike any con to date’: a bold boast. Steve has form on the convention circuit, creating activations and events for Playstation so he knows how to put on a party. It’s going to be interesting to see what he has in store, in a convention landscape – and indeed, city – that has such a strong history of cons already. How does he plan to stand out from the crowd? (Leonard does not recommend a basque and heels. They are NOT good for back support over an entire weekend. Trust him.)

This, and all of the latest news and updates in the world of San Diego Comic-Con and con culture – it should be a fun show, we hope you can join us live!

TALKIN’ COMIC-CON: A CUP O’ TEA WITH AN ENGLISHMAN IN SAN DIEGO is the weekly San Diego Comic-Con and con culture live podcast, broadcasting every Sunday (6pm GMT / 10am PT / 1pm ET) and hosted by Leonard Sultana, joined by Alyssa Franks.

Each week, the best bloggers on t’web talk about San Diego Comic-Con, about con & pop culture and, for an hour or so, we invite guests to talk to us and get nerdy and geeky about everything that orbits the Best Pop Culture Convention On The Planet!

YOU can watch and interact online, either by Twitter (tweeting with the hashtag #CupOTeaSDCC) or via the Hangout Event Q&A. Schedules permitting, Leonard will be joined by guests from the SDCC blogging community and some surprises!

Our Guests, this week:

  • Alyssa Franks, Friends Of Comic Con Forum
  • Steve Kirk, InterGalactiCon
  • …more guests to be announced!

Talkin’ Comic-Con is YOUR show – if you have anything you’d like to have discussed in these Comic-Con shows, or a guest that you would like us to feature, leave a comment below or drop us a line at tips@anenglishmaninsandiego.com – we’d love to hear what you’d like to talk about. And don’t forget to join in the conversation LIVE during the show, using the Q&A button in the video preview above or on Twitter (#CupOTeaSDCC)

See you all, this and every Sunday, at 6pm GMT… LIVE!

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