Author Archives: Andy Wagner

On-Site Child Care Registration for SDCC 2017 Now Open

Congratulations! You managed to secure a badge to San Diego Comic-Con 2017. SDCC can be a fun and magical experience for the entire family. But CCI knows that not every kid is a cosplayer, and the Seth MacFarlane panels in Ballroom 20 are never appropriate for young ears and eyes. Comic-Con International will once again have on-site child care, managed ... Read More »

‘Mystery Science Theatre 3000’ Live at the Balboa Theatre

MST3K fans rejoice! Joel Hodgson is bringing your favorite bad movie critics to The Balboa Theatre during SDCC this year, with not one, but two shows. You’ll be able to catch the cast live, which includes new host Jonah Heston (Jonah Ray), Crow (Hampton Yount), Tom Servo, and Gypsy, on Friday, July 21 at 7PM and/or Saturday, July 22 at 7PM. Joining the ... Read More »

Under the Tents: Syfy, Counterpart, Flex Your Rex, The Ninjabot, NECA Toys, The Geeky Hooker

Like you, we’re all saddened by Nerd HQ’s announcement yesterday — but let’s try to turn that frown upside down with some news about will be coming to the convention, including Syfy, exclusives, and more. Here’s a look at what you might have missed: If you’re starting to worry that everything and the kitchen sink is cancelling their San Diego Comic-Con plans, ... Read More »

Under the Tents: Funko, The Geeky Hooker, James Silvani, Karen Hallion

In the words of the brilliant poet, Justin Timberlake, “It’s gonna be May,” which means we’re one more month closer to Comic-Con. We’ll be watching our email for hotel announcements, press announcements, parking announcements. We’re just watching for a lot of announcements — but first, let’s catch up with news about artists, a returning Funko offsite, commission lists, and much ... Read More »

Under the Tents: Mattel, LEGO Ninjago, Amy Mebberson, The Ninjabot, Patrick Ballesteros, Dan Veesenmeyer, Kymera Press

Congratulations on surviving Hotelpocalypse (or, well, the first part anyway – have any of us really survived until we know for sure we’re not sleeping on the concrete or Tijuana?). Hopefully, onPeak is processing our forms as we speak. While we wait, which we hear is the hardest part, let’s look at a few announcements that came out while we ... Read More »