Author Archives: Andy Wagner

Mezco San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Exclusives [UPDATE June 20]

Mezco Toyz is returning to San Diego, and while the manufacturer is smaller than some of the exclusive giants (Hasbro, Mattel, etc.), they still hold some exciting licenses (including Marvel, DC, and many more) and offered some exciting exclusives at Comic-Con 2016. What will 2017 bring? All Mezco exclusives are available for pre-sale on their site for shipping after the convention, ... Read More »

San Diego’s Convention Center Receives Well-Deserved Upgrades

When the San Diego Convention Center opened its doors in 1989, it was a beautiful, state-of-the-art facility. Two years later, San Diego Comic-Con moved in, and the relationship has been symbiotic ever since. The convention expanded in 2001, doubling its square footage. Since then, however, any further expansion efforts have sputtered and stalled. Luckily, the California Infrastructure and Economic Development ... Read More »

Comickaze Liberty Station Offers Artists a Second Chance [UPDATE June 15]

Becoming an exhibitor or an artist at San Diego Comic-Con can be difficult — the waiting list sometimes takes years, which can unfortunately leave a lot of talent without a place to showcase and sell their work as well as interact with fans during the convention. Comickaze Liberty Station would like to change that. Owner Robert Scott announced that he is ... Read More »