blacklist comic con gi 'The Blacklist': See the Comic Con debut of NBC's new dramaNBC’s upcoming drama series “The Blacklist” — and its star, James Spader — made their Comic-Con debuts on Thursday (July 18), but Spader had a presence in San Diego before the panel began.

The show had a huge display outside the convention center where fans could get a small taste of Spader’s “Blacklist” character, Red Reddington, a highly wanted criminal who turns himself into the FBI for reasons known only to him.

Those who attended Thursday’s session got to see a screening of the pilot episode, which unfortunately is not included in the video below. You can, however, see the Q-and-A with Spader, co-stars Megan Boone and Diego Klattenhoff and the show’s executive producers that followed. Take a look:

Plus, here’s a first look:

Posted by:Rick Porter