Futurama Attends Comic Con 3010

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 Perhaps the topic is... "What brand of vinegar's best for preservation?

People already have concerns about Comic Con getting bigger every year. Will there be enough space in San Diego for Comic Con 2011? How many days of the week will SDCC 2012 take up? At this rate, you’d figure Comic Con would run for half a year and cover an entire planet by the time we all get to 3010. Such musings might actually get explored in this week’s episode of FUTURAMA, “Lrrreconcilable Ndndifferences.” According to Wired, this one brings the staff of Planet Express to their future’s version of “the world’s biggest celebration of the popular arts.”  

What episode of this show would be complete without guest appearances, though, right? Matt Groening, GROO cartoonist Sergio Aragonés and FUTURAMA producer David X. Cohen will all be showing up as a “heads in jars” for a panel. BATTLESTAR GALACTICA regular, Katee Sackhoff, will also be lending her voice to this episode as Grrl, a “hot young Omicronian who wants to hook up with Lrrr, the ruler of Omicron Persei 8 who is facing a midlife crisis.” Lrrr, for those of you who are unfamiliar, is that toad-like alien with the red cape who makes a bid at conquering Earth in basically every other episode. And he actually might be successful this time, because he’s using Comic Con as the staging point for his latest attempt at conquest.  == TEASER ==

Comic fans ought to take pride! SDCC’s going to be a suitable equivalent for, say, a G-8 summit or a UN conference eventually.  Anyway, here's how Sackhoff and Aragonés will respectively appear in the show...
    


I figure this is a great opportunity to use some imagination, neighbors. What do you Comic Vine maniacs see Comic Con being like in 3010? How big will it be? What will it include? Get detailed! 

Tom Pinchuk’s the writer of HYBRID BASTARDS! & UNIMAGINABLE. Order them on Amazon here & here.

#1 Posted by HaHaManHV (229 posts) - - Show Bio

See, this is yet another reason why you gotta love Futurama

#2 Posted by G-Man (18916 posts) - - Show Bio

I wonder what kind of coverage Comic Vine will give Comic-Con in 3010. Not sure if I'll make that one.

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#3 Posted by mesosteros (139 posts) - - Show Bio

Futurama is just awesome! This season has started out stronger! It's been insane!

#4 Posted by ComicMan24 (147049 posts) - - Show Bio

I gotta see this episode. 
 
@G-Man said:

" I wonder what kind of coverage Comic Vine will give Comic-Con in 3010. Not sure if I'll make that one. "
You never know. Maybe you will be "heads in jars".
#5 Posted by Agent Buttons (12411 posts) - - Show Bio
love Futurama.
#6 Posted by Mumbles (843 posts) - - Show Bio

 awesome

#7 Posted by iloverobots (448 posts) - - Show Bio

Grrl = Slave Leia costume?

#8 Posted by Bigby (12 posts) - - Show Bio

 Dude... my hands are huge.
#9 Posted by Mr.Hulk_Smashin'! (2529 posts) - - Show Bio
@G-Man said:
" I wonder what kind of coverage Comic Vine will give Comic-Con in 3010. Not sure if I'll make that one. "
"This is floating G-Man head, bringing you EXCLUSIVE ComicVine coverage of Jupiter Comic-Con 3010!"
#10 Posted by Korg (11931 posts) - - Show Bio

Things went a lot smoother for Lrrr this time:

 Food for other slaves.
#11 Posted by sora_thekey (8185 posts) - - Show Bio
@G-Man said:
" I wonder what kind of coverage Comic Vine will give Comic-Con in 3010. Not sure if I'll make that one. "
I smell CV Video exclusive!!!
Babs in a jar interviewing Stan the Man in the Jar.... Epic!
#12 Posted by dvorak (187 posts) - - Show Bio

I love the Futurama comic. It's pretty much just the show in comic form.  
Plus there's usually some great fake ads in it too.

#13 Posted by oNBAo OG Mike Hancho (35 posts) - - Show Bio

Definatly watchin this one
#14 Posted by NightFang (10271 posts) - - Show Bio

I need a time-machine! 

#15 Posted by Bestostero (5590 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm really glad this show came back with new episodes...and with the original voice cast no less... the movies were awesome, really like this show :)

#16 Posted by N7_Normandy (2411 posts) - - Show Bio
@Mumbles said:
"  awesome "
#17 Posted by spider-man 2996 (659 posts) - - Show Bio

Sounds great

#18 Posted by FoxxFireArt (3404 posts) - - Show Bio
@G-Man: 
This almost gives me the urge to take a screen shot and draw the Comic Vine staff in this Comic Con.
I can already see the head of RedL.A.M.P.-in a jar following booth babes and filming up their skirts.
#19 Posted by BrandonChow (25 posts) - - Show Bio

Now i'm sad that this won't air in Canada.

#20 Posted by Dro (923 posts) - - Show Bio

Just saw the episode. I liked it.

#21 Posted by Korg (11931 posts) - - Show Bio

Best episode of the new season. The second I saw the Nimbus, I knew Zapp was going to end up surrendering to Lrrr, but I still laughed when it happened. Groening's appearance at Comic Con was also a highlight.

#22 Posted by DH69 (4193 posts) - - Show Bio

2 great ep's in a row yay...poor scruffy.

#23 Posted by Nick-SV(ril) (562 posts) - - Show Bio

"Thats because he was beaten by a radioactive Superman", haha. first 10 minutes of the episode were hilarious.

#24 Posted by hpwaz (200 posts) - - Show Bio

In the episode, Fry talks to Sergio Aragones at "The Last Actual Comic Book Panel" panel. The sad thing is, that seems like it could be possible in a few years ;)
#25 Posted by sparty-dbq (849 posts) - - Show Bio

I GOT FRUIT BOOBS! 
 
This show has been absolutely fantastic since it came back.

#26 Posted by EGoD (1524 posts) - - Show Bio

lol, too funny, loved this episode, especially the costumes, Bender always has it right.
 

 
#27 Posted by Deonaris (19 posts) - - Show Bio

SUCH a great bit. Can't wait to see Futurella in a thousand years or so!

#28 Posted by Chariot_Choogle (3 posts) - - Show Bio

Oh Mr   Groening, please don't leave your European fans out of the loop. When are we going to see this on the other side of the pond?

#29 Posted by gave1 (13 posts) - - Show Bio

thought the title was a misprint at first

#30 Posted by Glitch_Spawn (17132 posts) - - Show Bio

Looking forward to FC # 62!

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