Sticky Fingaz, Samuel L. Jackson, Nicholas Cage, Others To Appear At Comic-Con
More than 100, 000 people are expected to attend the event, which is described as the biggest comic book convention in the country.
"I'm looking forward to being face to face with people who are enjoying the show, it's a huge event!," Sticky Fingaz told AllHipHop.com. "And I love comics but have never been to a convention before, so I'll enjoy myself as well."
Jones, who is enjoying the success of his new Spike TV show Blade: The Series, will participate in a panel discussion on the show and autograph signing.
The premiere episode of the series, Spike’s first original scripted action-adventure show, drew record ratings for the network, attracting 2.5 million viewers.
Blade stars Jones in the title role as an immortal half-man, half vampire who battles various creatures of the night, who are attempting to take over mankind.
In addition to Jones, the convention will include appearances from Samuel Jackson, Marlon Wayans, Rosario Dawson, Hilary Swank, Eva Mendes, Nicholas Cage and Quentin Tarantino.
Jones’ panel discussion will begin at 1:30 p.m. Sunday (July 23), The autograph signing will follow at 2:30 p.m.
The event is the latest development for the Onyx member, who recently had weapons possession charges dropped.
According to reports, the charges stemmed from an incident last year when a housekeeper found a loaded unlicensed and unregistered 9- mm gun while cleaning a hotel room Jones stayed in and called police.
The charges were dropped in Manhattan Criminal Court after authorities failed to prove that the Queens entertainer was the owner of the gun, which was found under his bed.