Monthly Archives: July 2012

Reminder: MattyCollector SDCC “After Party” Online Sale Today

If you weren’t able to attend this year’s SDCC, or you did but came home empty-handed, take note. MattyCollector will be holding an online sale, dubbed the “After Party” sale, starting today at noon ET/9AM PT. And it’s not just leftovers, either. They’ll be putting some sought-after items on sale, including the hot Monster High Scarah Screams doll. Here’s the full list ... Read More »

SDConCast – 07-23-2012 – SDCC 2012 Wrap-Up Show Part 2

After a year of waiting and months of planning, the big week finally arrived. It was a grueling four-plus days for James and Jeremy, but they thought it was so awesome they sat down and relived every awesome moment for the SDConCast wrap-up show. Since there was so much to cover, the wrap-up show is being broken up into two ... Read More »

SDConCast – 07-20-2012 – SDCC 2012 Wrap-Up Show Part 1

After a year of waiting and months of planning, the big week finally arrived. It was a grueling four-plus days for James and Jeremy, but they thought it was so awesome they sat down and relived every awesome moment for the SDConCast wrap-up show. Since there was so much to cover, the wrap-up show is being broken up into two ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con 2012: The Biggest Disappointments

We feel this year’s SDCC set the high-water mark for cons to come. There were so many improvements over last year – Hollywood’s big return to Comic-Con, better schedule balance between Hall H and Ballroom 20, better offsite events, no huge preregistration lines to deal with. And that’s just to name a few reasons. But there’s always room for improvement, ... Read More »

SDCC 2012: Our Top Five Favorite Moments

This year’s SDCC will undoubtedly go down as one of the best years ever for the con. Farewells, reunions, surprise announcements and reveals, and returning offsite events were aplenty throughout the four days. Saying that, it was difficult to narrow down to the top five, let alone actually getting in line early enough to score a seat at some of ... Read More »

SDCC 2012 – Sunday Round-Up: Fringe, Doctor Who, Supernatural

As expected, the final day of the con went out with more of a whimper than a bang, with many spending the day relaxing or shopping around the exhibit hall. Still, Hall H stayed open for much of the day with a handful of much-loved TV panels so here’s some quick recaps of those: Fringe – Tears were shed, standing ... Read More »

The Wreck-It-Ralph Arcade Cabinet Up-Close

Did you know Wreck-It-Ralph was a real arcade game? Well, not really, but Disney went through all the stops to create this actual arcade cabinet as promotion for the movie. While you’re at Comic-Con, check it out at TILT in Horton Plaza. Scores over 5000 get a free t-shirt, and they also have free full-size movie posters and Xbox Live ... Read More »

So What Was Item 47? We Found Out

Item 47, the new Marvel One-Shot which will be appearing on the Avengers Blu-ray and DVD, was finally unveiled to the Comic-Con crowd after weeks of speculation. This morning, the Avengers Second Screen iOS app was activated and alerted people who finished the initial puzzle to head to a secret location and await further orders. Once there, participants found a ... Read More »

SDCC 2012 – Friday Wrap-Up

It was a pretty full day in Ballroom 20 and Hall H, so we decided to run down all the panels in both. Check them out below: Hall H Paranorman -Nothing too surprising. Looks like a fun movie and Christopher Mintz-Plasse confirmed Kick-Ass 2 should be filming in the fall. Fans of Coraline, stop-motion animation, or just fun scary movies ... Read More »