Mattel After Party Online Sale Offers SDCC Exclusives

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Mattel has brought back their popular After-Party Sale this year, where anyone who wants to purchase select San Diego Comic-Con exclusives can. The sale is now open through August 3 at 11:59PM PT. The exclusives available include the Masters of the Universe Rotar vs. Twistoid ($55), Ghostbusters Courtroom Battle Egon Spengler ($30), Masters of the Universe Hover Robots 3-Pack ($35), ... Read More »

GeekShot Exclusive Photo Series Vol. 2 (Week 27)

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Welcome to the GeekShot Photo Exclusive Series. This will be a weekly post featuring cool, interesting, or just plain awesome moments we have captured during San Diego Comic-Con and WonderCon. Each week we’ll post a photo by Beth or James of GeekShot Photography. We may include a short story about the photo, but sometimes we’ll just let the photo speak for ... Read More »

Experiencing the FX Fearless Arena at Comic-Con 2015

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You couldn’t miss the hotel wrap for FX’s The Strain looming over us from the Hilton Bayfront, promoting the summer episodes of the series, and creeping out more than a few con-goers. On the lawn next to the hotel, FX Networks set up their Fearless Arena with four main activations for The Strain, American Horror Story, Fargo, and the upcoming series The Bastard ... Read More »

The ‘How It Should Have Ended’ Villain Pub at Comic-Con

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Partnering with Henry’s Pub on 5th Ave during San Diego Comic-Con was HISHE, otherwise known as How It Should Have Ended, the creators of the excellent animated parodies of all our favorite (and not-so-favorite) films. Celebrating 10 years since HISHE was founded, the team brought their animated “Villain Pub” to life at Henry’s, where they held Q&A sessions with the founders, hosted happy hours, and ... Read More »

Something Funny Happened on the Way to the Funko Booth

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Something funny happened on the way to the Funko booth this year. Or rather, something funny happened at the Funko booth, as well as behind the scenes. Funko — the creators of Funko Pop! vinyl toys and other product lines like Hikari, Wacky Wobblers, and more — are easily one of the most popular booths on the show floor, right ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con: Looking Ahead to 2016

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Even though we aren’t even done with our 2015 coverage, we’re already starting to look forward to 2016. And when we say “look forward to”, we actually mean “start planning” because in the world of San Diego Comic-Con, there’s no such thing as “too early”. So we found some tidbits of information relating to next year’s SDCC that our readers ... Read More »

Funko Fun Days 2015 Review

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Funko Fun Days is unlike anything at San Diego Comic-Con. The popular offsite event is held annually on Friday of Comic-Con, by Funko, to celebrate their fans. This year the event moved to the Manchester Grand Hyatt, which allowed it to expand to around 1,500 attendees – and although it was our first year attending, if this year was anything ... Read More »

SDConCast 7/15 — San Diego Comic-Con 2015 Wrap Up

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You did it! You survived San Diego Comic-Con 2015! So how did it go? We’ll be discussing the highs and lows of this year’s convention – everything from surprise Star Wars concerts to swag to Conan. Come join the SDCC UBlog team as we break down 2015! The SDConCast is brought to you by 3DLightFX, the makers of the innovative ... Read More »

GeekShot Exclusive Photo Series Vol. 2 (Week 26)

GeekShot Exclusive Series Vol 2 Week 26 - Star Wars The Force Awakens 2015 Hall H Ford Fisher Hamill

Welcome to the GeekShot Photo Exclusive Series. This will be a weekly post featuring cool, interesting, or just plain awesome moments we have captured during San Diego Comic-Con and WonderCon. Each week we’ll post a photo by Beth or James of GeekShot Photography. We may include a short story about the photo, but sometimes we’ll just let the photo speak for ... Read More »