Join Leaky and PotterCast at San Diego Comic Con!

Jul 15, 2008

Posted by: Melissa Anelli


As you might have heard on PotterCast, at the end of this month, Sue Upton and I serve on a Harry Potter phenomenon panel at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, the annual fantasy and sci-fi convention that brings over 100,000 fans from all over the globe. The panel is on Sunday, July 27 at 10:30 a.m. in Room 2 of the convention center hosting the event. Called “Muggles, Wizards and Fans in the World of Harry Potter,” it’s Comic-Con’s first ever Potter panel. More info below:

From 10:30-11:30 on Sunday, June 27th, In Room 2, The San Diego Comic-Con will be presenting it’s first Harry Potter panel! It’s Muggles, Wizards, and Fans in the World of Harry Potter ” Panel members Erin Pyne (author of A Fandom of Magical Proportions), Sue Upton (senior editor of and co-host of PotterCast), Melissa Anelli (author of Harry: A History), and Heidi Tandy (webmaster, Fiction Alley) will have wands at ready as they discuss what makes Harry Potter fans so different from members of other fandoms. How has the HP fandom affected the development of the books and movies? Moderated by notorious Muggle Eric Bowling – the panel will include a Q&A with our panel and should be great fun!

You can get a ticket for the full Sunday docket at this link; these conferences usually sell out, so move quickly if you want to join in the fun! We can’t wait to go to Comic-Con for the first time – see you there!

The Leaky Cauldron is not associated with J.K. Rowling, Warner Bros., or any of the individuals or companies associated with producing and publishing Harry Potter books and films.