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Attendee of the Week: Joanna Wishart

Every week from now until San Diego Comic-Con, we’re celebrating you: our readers! So let’s meet this week’s Attendee of the Week:

Joanna Wishart


Where are you traveling from?

North Hollywood.

How many years have you been attending?

9 years.

What was your favorite panel and why?

Duck Tales with Ben Schwartz. I’ve never laughed harder in any panel.

What is your favorite exhibitor or artist booth and why?

I always have to stop at the Weta both. The special effect makeup is always amazing and I love seeing the new LOTR figurines.

What’s your favorite item you’ve ever taken home from the convention (swag, exclusive, merch, etc.)?

Star Trek Bottle Opener USS Enterprise NCC-1701

What was your favorite autograph session and why?

GAME OF THRONES CAST on the main floor!!! It was electric and insane!

What is your favorite con snack?

I tend to just survive on soda and Granola Bars during the day at the con.

Tell us about your most memorable celebrity encounter?

I was at a booth that sold Battlestar Galactica bomber jackets and Edward James Olmos came by to try on jackets and took a photo with me! So Say We All!

What is (or was) your favorite offsite and why?

I always have to attend the Her Universe Fashion Show. The fandom inspired fashion is insanely impressive!

What is your favorite restaurant in downtown San Diego?

The Coin-Op Game Room (It’s a retro 80’s arcade bar)

What is your favorite Comic-Con memory/moment?

Getting into the Nat Geo Mars Party and getting to meet Bobak Ferdowsi (NASA’s Mohawk Guy!)

Do you have any advice on how for a first time attendee?

Just try to do everything!

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