Monday, June 18, 2012

Con of the Dead: A horribly good Comic-Con party

San Diego Comic-Con International (SDCC) news is heating up as the July 11 kick off is less than a month away. And along with reports of cool giveaways and panels, there's also reports of awesome parties coming in.

Just such a party "Con-of-the-Dead," the Friday the 13th bash hosted by FEARnet in conjunction with our friends over at Dread Central and Capcom's Resident Evil 6, as well as FANGORIA Entertainment, Screamfest Horror Film Festival and

Taking place Friday, July 13, at San Diego’s Gothic-inspired Voyeur nightclub from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m., PT, FEARnet reports "guests will experience an interactive event complete with playable demo stations featuring Resident Evil 6, a VIP suite decked out by Dark Sky Films, music spun by LA’s DJ Amanda Jones, go-go ghoul dancers, customized refreshments, and 'zombie-fied' photo booth."

FEARnet will also be leading the 6th Annual Zombie Walk, held the same day, where some winners of the more-than 300 participants will be able to enter the event.

"Our main goal at Comic-Con is to build an event that would allow fans to engage with our network firsthand," said Peter Block, President and General Manager of FEARnet. "We are excited for the chance to showcase our network to invited members of the media and entertainment industry, as well as selected participants from San Diego’s famous Zombie Walk."

Also, cast members of FEARnet’s first original TV series, Holliston, featuring Adam Green, Joe Lynch, Corri English, Laura Ortiz, and GWAR front man Oderus Urungus, will also be on hand, taking part in a panel presentation hosted by a surprise celebrity.

-Aaron Sagers