Monthly Archives: May 2012

The New TV Shows of SDCC 2012: The Big Five Networks

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As evidenced by the massive schedule challenges last year in Ballroom 20, the popularity of television shows at San Diego Comic-Con has reached a fever pitch and isn’t showing signs of cooling down anytime soon. We took a look at the slate of shows announced during this past month’s upfronts and put together our take on what you might expect ... Read More »

The Movies of SDCC 2012

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Though some movie studios have decreased their presence at the con after big SDCC hits resulted in tiny box office bumps, Comic-Con remains one of the biggest places to show off upcoming movies, especially those of the sci-fi and fantasy variety. Below we have a list of 20 possible flicks for SDCC 2012, along with a percentage of the chance ... Read More »

MattyCollector.com Offers Refunds for 2011 Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Figure

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If you were lucky enough to get your hands on the 2011 SDCC-exclusive Ghostbusters Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Figure, you might want to recount your blessings. They just might have yellowed over time. Kidding aside, it appears some figures have started to yellow in the months following last year’s SDCC, which MattyCollector.com says is “due to an unforeseen chemical reaction ... Read More »

Happy Memorial Day!

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Just a quick note for all of our readers. The Memorial Day Holiday Weekend is upon us in the U.S. Aside from most of us enjoying a nice long weekend with the bank holiday on Monday, it also marks the unofficial start of the summer season, and hopefully everyone will be spending the time with family and friends over barbecue ... Read More »

MattyCollector.com SDCC 2012 Voucher Pre-Sale Info [UPDATED]

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[UPDATE May 25, 2012] MattyCollector has posted the details of its May 30 SDCC voucher pre-sale. Some of the specifics: There is a purchase limit of six units per person per product, on all products. Your credit card will be charged upon purchase of the voucher. A photo ID and printout of email confirming the voucher purchase are both required ... Read More »

SDCC 2012 Resale Date for Cancelled / Returned Badges UPDATED

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[UPDATED May 31 2012]:┬áThe San Diego Union-Tribune is reporting all cancelled and returned badges go on sale this morning, May 31, at 11AM ET / 8AM PT. Everyone who registered for a Member ID by the May 24 deadline has been notified via email of the sale. The official Comic-Con registration page has not yet been updated with this information. ... Read More »

No On-Site SDCC 2013 Pre-Registration, Info Revealed Via Survey

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There will be NO on-site pre-registration for 2013 at this year’s SDCC. This morning, 2012 SDCC pass holders received an email from CCI, the organizers of San Diego Comic-Con, on the future of the on-site pre-registration process. The email linked to a survey of eight questions suggesting CCI is looking at pre-registration via a restricted online sale for current-year pass ... Read More »

Offsite Events 2012 is Live

Just wanted to give everyone a heads up that the 2012 Offsite Events list is now live with eight events! The layout of the list is totally new this year and a big improvement, so be sure to click over and check it out. We’ll have more for you seen, so keep coming back to the site in the coming ... Read More »

Calling All Geeks: SDCC Blog Looking For Writers, Photographers

Calling All Geeks: Writers and Photographers Wanted for SDCC!

We’re looking to add to our coverage team for this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. If you are a writer or photographer and would like to help, let us know! Previous experience is a definite plus, so include any samples you’ve done for a personal blog or other sites. Our coverage begins in May and runs through July. Please specify your ... Read More »