Red Alert! Star Trek: Discovery Is Beaming Into Comic-Con 2018

Fans can expect a lineup of events, activations, merchandise exclusives, and a panel—all taking place July 19–22 in San Diego, Calif.
Posted on Jul 2, 2018 | 11:00am

Celebrating its forthcoming second season on CBS All Access, Star Trek: Discovery is coming back to Comic-Con International with a lineup of fascinating events, activations, merchandise exclusives, and a panel—all taking place July 1922 in San Diego, Calif.

Here’s a peek at what’s in store.

First, expect a Star Trek: Discovery panel on Friday, July 20 at 1:30pm, Hall H, where the cast and producers of this CBS All Access series to look back on Season 1 and find out where the crew is headed as it transports into its second season.

Cast members scheduled to appear include Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Shazad Latif, Mary Wiseman, Anthony Rapp, Wilson Cruz, Mary Chieffo, and Anson Mount (who will be introduced as Captain Christopher Pike in the second season), alongside Executive Producers Alex Kurtzman and Heather Kadin.

The panel will be moderated by series guest star Tig Notaro, who will appear in season 2 as Chief Engineer Reno.

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Next, attendees can enjoy a Star Trek: Discovery Mirror Universe Gallery Takeover—a fully immersive experience at the Michael J. Wolf Fine Arts Gallery (363 Fifth Avenue, San Diego) scheduled to run from Thursday, July 19 through Sunday, July 22.

The gallery features a photo opportunity with Emperor Georgiou’s Throne and showcases props and costumes from the series’ Terran Empire. The gallery will also house an official Star Trek shop with Comic-Con exclusives. Comic-Con badges are not required for entry.

Star Trek: Discovery Mirror Universe Gallery Exhibit Hours will be Thursday, July 19 through Saturday, July 21 from 11 AM to 9 PM and Sunday, July 22 from 11 AM to 5 PM.

Finally, from Thursday, July 19 through Sunday, July 22, CBS will offer free “intergalactic” rides throughout San Diego’s Gaslamp District in pedicabs inspired by the design of the U.S.S. Discovery’s captain’s chair.

The pedicabs will feature the chair’s distinctive stitched black seats as well as video monitors built into its armrests, which will screen trailers for the highly anticipated second season. As an added touch, each vehicle will display an illuminated U.S.S. Discovery delta shield on the back.

READ: How To Watch Star Trek: Discovery On CBS All Access

Stream the entire first season of Star Trek: Discovery, exclusively on CBS All Access.