Showtime Series "Penny Dreadful" To Headline San Diego Comic-Con 2014

Penny Dreadful Comic ConAfter the thrilling conclusion of its critically-acclaimed first season, the hit Showitime drama series"Penny Dreadful"will make its Comic-Con debut on Thursday, July 24th from 6:00–7:00 pm with a panel session in Ballroom 20 on the first day of the world-famous annual gathering in San Diego. Featured panelists will include series stars Josh HartnettReeve Carney and Harry Treadaway and series creator, writer and executive producer John Logan, and will be moderated by Emmy Award-nominated actress and host Aisha Tyler (The Talk, Archer).

In partnership with Entertainment Earth, Titan Books and Bif Bang Pow!, Showtime will host signings at the event and offer exclusive merchandise throughout the weekend. Fans will have access tospecial edition books, tarot cards and character figurines inspired by the series. Fans can visit the Entertainment Earth Booth (#2343) to purchase a deluxe deck of tarot cards inspired by the ones used throughout the series, along with character action figures, including Ethan Chandler (Josh Hartnett) and Vanessa Ives (Eva Green).
Titan Books has published special editions of the classic novels that inspired the series. For the exclusive Penny Dreadful Collection of classic horror novels including deluxe hardcover editions of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Bram Stoker’s Dracula and Oscar Wilde’s A Picture of Dorian Gray, which each contain original black and white illustrations by Martin Stiff, Louie de Martinis and Ian Bass, visit Titan's booth #5537. In addition, the over 150,000 lanyards worn by all Comic-Con attendees will be branded by Showtime and "Penny Dreadful."

The"Penny Dreadful"panel will be moderated by Emmy Award-nominated actress, comedian, author and podcasterAisha Tyler. Tyler is currently a co-host of CBS’The Talk and the host ofWhose Line Is It Anyway?She also voices the character of sexy superspy Lana on the hit animated seriesArcher. Her other television credits includeFriends, Talk Soup,Ghost Whisperer, CSI,24,Nip/Tuck, Reno 911andCurb Your Enthusiasm,and film roles includeBedtime StoriesandBalls of Fury. Tyler is the creator and host of the award-winning podcast,Girl on Guy– which has had over nine million downloads since its inception in 2011. Chosen as a best new comedy podcast of 2011 by iTunes,Girl on Guyis a show about stuff guys love, brought to you by the ultimate guy’s girl, where Tyler interviews top actors, comedians, directors, athletes, chefs, authors and more. She is also the author of twoNew York TimesbestsellersSelf Inflicted Wounds: Heartwarming Tales of Epic HumiliationandSwerve: Reckless Observations of a Post-Modern Girl.
For more information and video clips, please visit www.penny-dreadful.com.

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