David S. Goyer: Notes from Comic-Con and a ‘FlashForward’ scoop


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From ‘Hero Complex’ guest blogger David S. Goyer:

It seems like every time I go to Comic-Con, I drink too much and I never get any sleep.

Friends of mine have already been emailing me photos from the floor. People in costumes and also photos from our booth we’ve set up to promote ‘FlashForward’


We’ve been shooting all day Thursday to work out our production schedule around our panel Friday. We’ll be showing the first two acts of our pilot along with special material and I’m excited to see what the response will be.

We filmed a special scene just for Comic-Con Thursday night. I was worried that one of the extras or crew members would have spoiled it by now but no one has. Cool.

I started going to Comic-Con just as a fan -- but now I’m there for business and pleasure which unfortunately leaves me less time for real geeking out.

A friend of mine always advises me to carry around a bottle of Purell. It is true that the main hall can get a little ripe by mid-day.

I just checked with my lawyer about whether or not I can legally sponsor a fan driven website for our show. He gave me the OK so it’s a go:


You heard it here first.

-- David. S. Goyer