Warner Bros Plans Massive Suicide Squad SDCC Takeover

It looks like The Suicide Squad won’t be the only villains taking over San Diego Comic Con this summer.


With San Diego: Comic Con only a month away, DC has announced the Suicide Squad inspired ultimate fan and villain experience. Anyone lucky enough to attend the Con this summer or has some serious skills in the cosplay department will be able to fully indulge their wild side in this contest/experience.

Starting Thursday, June 9th, fans will have the chance to show of their bad side in the “Suicide Squad” online Cosplay Contest. To win this villainous challenge, fans will squad up as their villain of choice from the film, including Deadshot, the Joker, Harley Quinn, Colonel Rick Flag, Amanda Waller, Captain Boomerang, Diablo, Killer Croc, Enchantress, Slipknot or Katana, and fans entering the site at www.dccomics.com will select eleven winners who will receive an all expenses-paid trip for four days and three nights to San Diego and passes to San Diego Comic Con where they can show of their looks and attend events over the weekend.

Not only will fans have this chance, but folks already lucky enough to go will be able to enjoy the infamous Belle Reve penitentiary, a temporarily transformed Hard Rock Hotel in Sand Diego, where they can experience exactly what are villains did before becoming reluctant anti-heroes.

Here fans can, “take part in a live-action virtual reality experience, fighting alongside Squad members in a scene from the film, get your own “Suicide Squad” skull “ink” at Harley Quinn’s tattoo parlor, and or take photo ops in a re-creation of one of Belle Reve’s jail cells.” according to Dccomics.com’s press release.

In addition to all of the live action Con events you can partake in, fans can also check out Hall H at the Con where the cast and crew will deliver an exclusive panel and presentation.

A summary for the film, as quoted from the Dccomics.com official site:

“It feels good to be bad… Assemble a team of the world’s most dangerous, incarcerated Super-Villains, provide them with the most powerful arsenal at the government’s disposal, and send them off on a mission to defeat an enigmatic, insuperable entity.  U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller has determined only a secretly convened group of disparate, despicable individuals with next to nothing to lose will do.  However, once they realize they weren’t picked to succeed but chosen for their patent culpability when they inevitably fail, will the Suicide Squad resolve to die trying, or decide it’s every man for himself?”

The film is set to be released in theaters on August 5th, directed by David Ayer and will star Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Will Smith, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, and many more. 

Sources and images cited from www.dccomics.com.

Hello! My name is Laura Dengrove. I am currently a Junior at Rutgers University, double majoring in Journalism/Media Studies and Cinema Studies. I am a film critic and interviewer by choice, professional Linda Belcher impersonator by birth.