Plus: 'Glee,' 'Chuck' and pencil-stabbing attendees
Worst: "Vampire Diaries"
After a full day of packed house in Ballroom 20, "Vampire Diaries" emptied a third of the auditorium and featured fawning, substance-free moderation by series producer Marcos Siega and offered no insights. By the time fans got up to ask questions and the panel righted itself, the 45 minutes was nearly up. Comic-Con organizers may have overestimated the universal appeal of all things vampiric, and a smaller room might have been a better fit.
- Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg