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Comic-Con Fans Wait, Fret, Camp in Long Hall H Lines

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    A photo of fans camping out near Hall H from Twitter user @artinsights on July 25, 2014.

    Thousands of Comic-Con attendees lined up Friday night – many with chairs and overnight blankets – for a shot to get in to the notoriously packed Hall H inside the San Diego Convention Center, but it was clear that not all were happy campers.

    Many of those waiting for hours upon hours took to Twitter to express their distress. Many worried about getting a coveted Hall H wristband, while others complained of people cutting in line and a lack of organization in the waiting area.

    Others celebrated when they scored a wristband, while some made the most of their camping adventure.

    Hall H – the convention’s largest 6,500 seat hall – is jam-packed with programming on Saturday, Comic-Con’s biggest day. If you don’t line up early and devote some serious time to waiting, you likely won’t get in, simple as that.

    Friday night's scene out there was much different than the shorter lines on Thursday.

    Saturday’s Hall H schedule includes morning presentations from Warner Bros. Pictures including a look at three upcoming movies, “Jupiter Ascending,” “Mad Max: Fury Road” and “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.”

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    Of course this means the stars of the movies might make appearances, a major draw for fans. This could include Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis for “Jupiter Ascending” and Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron for “Mad Max.” For “The Hobbit,” Ian McKellen, Evangeline Lilly and Benedict Cumberbatch could show up.

    Hall H programming continues all day with these panels: Legendary Pictures; “The Boxtrolls”; Frank Millers: Sin City: A Dame to Kill For; Entertainment Weekly: Women Who Kick Ass; Marvel Studios; and Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment featuring “The Flash,” “Constantine,” “Arrow” and “Gotham.”

    By the way, the infamous line at Hall H has it's own Twitter handle , @HallHLine. Follow that for all of the ups and downs from fans waiting, wishing and bonding over pop culture.