Fans Proclaim Their Faith With GOT Tattoos

Fans Proclaim Their Faith With GOT Tattoos

Exclusive to this year's Game of Thrones 'Survive the Realm' experience at Comic-Con was the opportunity for fans to get tattoos. The permanent kind.

The complimentary tattoos were courtesy of the team at local shop Left Hand Black. Owner and artist Turk, who is also a fan of the show, helped devise the tattoo designs on offer as well as the sizing and placement restrictions. (Although visions of ravens and Joffrey's crown were dancing in his head, the final 15 designs were selected for practical reasons including efficiency.) Turk reported that coincidentally, he had been seeing an upswing in GOT-tattoo requests, which wasn't a surprise to him. "The imagery is so awesome," he said.

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All Men Must Drink, Including Pedro Pascal

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Pedro Pascal was on hand for the ceremonial tapping of Ommegang Brewery's latest collaboration with 'Game of Thrones,' Valar Morghulis Dubbel Ale. Pascal poured the first glass and pronounced it "delicious."

Pascal went with a similar turn of phrase when asked to describe what Oberyn Martell would be like as a drink. "Rich, delicious ... and a little dangerous," he offered. "A good poison." Pascal hospitably poured and served Valar Morghulis to the many who flocked around the bar at the Wired Lounge on Thursday afternoon. 

As for his ideal GOT drinking buddy, the actor named Tyrion Lannister. "Tyrion and I would have been buddies," Pascal theorized about what could have been. "We would have gotten into a lot of trouble together and a lot of it would have included beer and wine."

The event was also an opportunity for a selection of GOT fans to meet the actor as well as sample the beer, which hits stores in September.

 

GOT at Comic-Con: Your Complete Itinerary

GOT at Comic-Con: Your Complete Itinerary

'Game of Thrones' is back at Comic-Con and as in past years, the show's cast and creative minds will be in attendance. Fans will be able to interact with their favorite actors, climb the Wall (via the Oculous Rift experience) and even raise a glass of GOT-inspired ale. Can't make it to San Diego? Follow @GameOfThrones on Twitter for up-to-the-minute updates and check back throughout the week for full coverage.

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Behind the Scenes of Season 4's Fiercest Fights

'Game of Thrones' has never been short on combat and Season 4 was no exception. In the videos below, the cast and crew talk through what went into the memorable battles of the past season. Relive the heart-pounding action and then vote for your choice of fiercest fight.

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Rory McCann Still Knows All the Moves From the Hound's Big Battle

Rory McCann Still Knows All the Moves From the Hound's Big Battle

Sandor “The Hound” Clegane traveled a long road this season, journeying across the kingdoms with Arya Stark, while at the same time evolving from cold-blooded killer to Arya’s ally. HBO.com talked to Rory McCann about the Hound's brawl with Brienne, getting bitten, and teaching Arya only too well. 

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