On July 21, 2018, Saturday evening in Hall H of San Diego Convention, Kevin Smith hosted an unforgettable night, starting off with Kevin receiving the Comic-Con International’s Inkpot Award, presented by Director of Programming Eddie Ibrahim. Kevin given the award, it was a very special moment for him, for the award meant a lot as he thanked all of his fans and Comic-Con International for the support that was given to him. As he reminisced about his career and how grateful he was, he talked about his recent health incident. The Widowmaker that almost took his life, he gave the audience a detailed story of what had happened and what the doctor diagnosed, and talked about his fear of death at first and referenced it to the comic book story of Sandman written by Neil Gaiman and came to the conclusion that he would have left the world satisfied, because accomplished and followed his dream and made it into a career that he loved.
Towards the end of his story, he gave his respects to the late Jon Schnepp who recently died and Kevin Smith gave a moment of silence to pay tribute to a fallen friend. Smith then lightens the mood talking about some of his projects, including the one that everyone is waiting for; Jay and Bob the Reboot, which production has started. Also Hollyweed, a new series and Kevin’s first lead role. He gave the audience a full screening of the pilot episode, the show is run through streaming service Rivit Tv, a new way of streaming, which Rivit Tv promotes the pilot and gives the show 45 days to raise money from fans for a new episode, so it is up to fans to keep Hollyweed alive! Go check out Rivit Tv and donate to Kevin Smith’s new series!
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