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Fandom's Back in San Diego for Comic-Con 2022 with it's Annual Party on July 21

June 30, 2022

FANDOM’S BACK IN SAN DIEGO FOR COMIC-CON 2022 WITH ITS ANNUAL PARTY ON JULY 21

Fandom’s Fifth Annual Party Presented in Partnership with Paramount+

and Z2 Comics

Celebrities, Industry VIPs and Fans Gather at Hard Rock Hotel’s Float Featuring a Performance by a Surprise Musical Guest, Experiential Activations, Entertainment-Inspired Installations And More!

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – June 30, 2022Fandom, the world’s largest fan platform, is back in San Diego for Comic-Con to host one of the most sought-after events, partnering with premium streaming service Paramount+ and the graphic novel and collectibles publisher Z2 Comics. After a three-year hiatus, the immersive event will be held at Float at the Hard Rock Hotel on July 21 from 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m . Guests can dive into some of pop culture’s most popular franchises, including Halo, Beavis and Butt-Head, and the Star Trek universe, in a fun and immersive way that only Fandom can provide, including themed activations, interactive photo booths and an entertainment-inspired menu.

“There is no better place to come together and celebrate your fandoms than San Diego Comic-Con and we’re excited to finally bring back this immersive experience,” said Perkins Miller, CEO of Fandom. “Being back together in person with fans, creators and partners is a true fan homecoming.”

“Z2 is where culture and comics meet, so who better to partner with at the 2022 San Diego Comic-Con but the incredible teams at Fandom and Paramount+,” said Josh Bernstein, CBO of Z2. “Excited for everyone to see what we have in store!”

From custom collectible items to interactive photo booths to a Halo themed bar, everything at the Fandom party is created “For the Love of Fans” including:

  • Say so long to standard wristbands - fans who attend the party will receive a custom collectable event lanyard and Pinfinity pin, which will provide an exclusive augmented reality experience for attendees that they can continue to relive throughout the year.

  • Guests can dive into their favorite Paramount+ series in the Fandom & Paramount+ interactive photo booth. Not only can attendees share these photos on social media, but they’ll also be streamed on the party's giant LED screen in a digital mosaic celebrating the love of fans.

  • Attention all fans (but especially Halo Fans!) - quench your thirst at our Halo- themed bar complete with drinks inspired by Halo, streaming exclusively on Paramount+.

The Fandom Party welcomes fans, celebrities, press, and industry influencers. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. For more information and details, please email fandomrsvp@bhimpact.com

About Fandom

Fandom is the world’s largest fan platform where fans immerse themselves in imagined worlds across entertainment and gaming. Reaching more than 300 million unique visitors per month and hosting more than 250,000 wikis, Fandom.com is the #1 source for in-depth information on pop culture, gaming, TV and film, where fans learn about and celebrate their favorite fandoms. Fandom’s Gaming division manages the online video game retailer Fanatical. Fandom Productions, the content arm of Fandom, enhances the fan experience through curated editorial coverage and branded content, its Emmy-nominated Honest Trailers and the weekly video news program The Loop. For more information follow @getfandom or visit: www.fandom.com.

About Paramount+

Paramount+ combines live sports, breaking news and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world’s biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream other live channels: The CBS News Streaming Network, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis and ET Live for entertainment coverage.

For more information about Paramount+, please visit www.paramountplus.com and follow @ParamountPlus on social platforms.

About Z2 Comics

Recently dubbed the "Hottest brand in music" by Forbes, Z2 Comics has quickly become the premier destination for authentic graphic novels and collectibles, created in partnership with top-tier artists, musicians and pop-culture icons. Distributed globally via Simon & Schuster, Z2 has produced 50-plus unique graphic novel properties, collaborating with Gorillaz , Blondie, Elvis Presley, Balmain, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Jason Derulo, The Grateful Dead, Machine Gun Kelly, Sublime, Beethoven, RZA, Mötley Crüe, Vince Staples, Cheech & Chong, The Doors, Anthrax, Public Enemy, Ronnie James Dio, King Diamond, All Time Low, Ivan Moody, Yungblud, Cypress Hill, Babymetal, Major Lazer, RZA, Alter Bridge, Sturgill Simpson, Poppy, John Lee Hooker, and Charlie “Bird” Parker. Learn more at Z2comics.com, and follow us on Instagram (@z2comics) and Twitter (@z2comics).

About Pinfinity

Pinfinity is evolving the world of collecting by combining augmented reality experiences with their high-quality patented pins for fans of entertainment franchises. Pinfinity partners with major studios, game companies, comics publishers, and personalities to develop licensed and exclusive drops. Pinfinity+ is their bi-monthly membership that delivers limited edition items and perks throughout the year, including their highly popular Magic: The Gathering program. For more information and to sign up for a Pinfinity+ membership, please visit http://pins.ar

Contact

42West/BHI for Fandom

Jason Fagan

fandomrsvp@bhimpact.com