Comic-Con: meeting the fans

Comic conventions are big events for fans of all kinds of comic and movie characters, from Star Wars and Transformers to the Minions and Pokemon. Can you spot your favourite characters in this video?


Do the preparation task first. Then watch the video and do the exercises. Remember you can read the transcript at any time.


Eronita: That looks scary!
Ossie: That looks scary!
Eronita: Who’s that? (laughs) Hi guys, it’s Eronita here on the Get Into Film channel and right now I’m at Comic-Con trying to figure out what’s going on, so I asked for some help.
Ossie: Hi, I’m Ossie. This is awesome! (looking at people in costume passing by) Ben Kenobi!
Eronita: Is she a chicken?
Ossie: Yeah.
Eronita: I never knew that there was going to be this many people dressed up in so many costumes.
Ossie: No! (pointing at a group of people) They’re all dressed as Transformers. Even the baby! That’s really cool. That’s really cool.
Eronita: What are you from?
Predator: Predator.
Eronita: Predator? I can’t hear anything!
Soldier: You look very cool.
Ossie: Thank you, you too.
Soldier: Can I … Shall we have a fight now, or something?
Ossie: Yeah, OK. Yeah, sure, why not? I won … ‘cos Captain America wins every time! Onto the orange carpet … (in the Marvel area) I’m home! Oh, it’s Back to the Future! That is really cool!
Eronita: This is my kind of car!
Brain monitor: You’re going to go take a seat in the chair and we’ll put the brain monitoring headset on so you can see your brain in action, and then you’ll watch a few minutes of Up in 3D, and then you’ll get to see what your brain looks like while you’re watching a film.
Ossie: That was awesome!
Eronita: I’m going to be the baddie in Terminator. I’m going to get the highest score! (plays the game)
Ossie: Nine! No!
Eronita: Who won?
Ossie: You! … I was cooler.
Eronita: That’s a Pokemon, right?
Ossie: Yeah.
Eronita: Oh my God, I got that right!
Ossie: She actually got one right!
Eronita: (tries on a hat) So what do you think?
Ossie: Hatty.
Eronita: But I love it! (to a Minion) Can I have a hug? Thank you! So, this is called Syfy, and when you go inside you strike a pose and it’s like you’re someone from Matrix.
Syfy man: (watching the video) Oh! And you threw it as well!
Ossie: That’s the end of the day. That was awesome, wasn’t it?
Eronita: Yeah, I could see why people would like that sort of stuff. (at the Jurassic World poster) It’s 3D.
Ossie: It’s 3D!
Eronita: (wearing a blue wig) I love it. Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Also, subscribe to our YouTube channel and leave comments below. Bye!


Are you a fan of anything in the video? Would you like to attend Comic-Con?

Average: 4 (4 votes)
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Submitted by eoerenozkann on Tue, 06/07/2022 - 19:14

I huge fan of marvel i really liked spider man
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Submitted by flyinghigh on Sat, 04/23/2022 - 13:51

I 'm a fan of MARVEL but I prefer Animes like Dragon Ball, Naruto, Demon slayer and other. All thought I would like to attent Comic-Con just for the expeirience.

Submitted by TR790 on Wed, 05/20/2020 - 16:59

Huge fan of Marvel. I really liked the place and I would love to pay a visit there.

Submitted by Athony on Thu, 09/12/2019 - 14:53

I love Marvel. I am Iron-Man
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Submitted by empty on Thu, 06/13/2019 - 13:32

ha ha ha ! thats terrific !
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Submitted by Batgirl on Fri, 05/11/2018 - 16:35

I am not the big fan of anything in the video but going to the Comic-Con is my dream! I really want to go there and feel this amazing atmosphere.
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