The 12 things you MUST see the first day of San Diego Comic-Con

We’re just two weeks away from San Diego Comic-Con 2013, and part of the schedule has finally been released. So which events do you need to circle on your calendar?

Set for July 17-21, the event is easily one of the biggest sci-fi events on the planet — and the 2013 edition is loaded with great events to check out. The con has obviously evolved from its comic roots, but there are still more than enough ink-stained events scattered among the TV and movie panels to keep us entertained.

So from first-look footage of future blockbusters to a chance to hang out and chat with some sci-fi legends, check out 12 events (plus a bonus) you have to see on Thursday: