Author Archives: Kerry Dixon

The Shruggie Awards of San Diego Comic-Con 2017 – Winners

San Diego Comic-Con was filled to the brim this year with a lot of amazing things – including panels, exclusives, offsites, and so much more. We’re excited to launch our first ever The Shruggie Awards, which, despite the name, is not celebrating the “wtf-ness” of the convention (though there’s plenty of that to go around as well!). No, these are the ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con 2019 Dates Likely Revealed

If you’re still not recovered from San Diego Comic-Con 2017, we’ve got something this morning that might just make your head spin – likely dates for San Diego Comic-Con 2019. Yes, you read that right. As first reported by An Englishman in San Diego, it’s very likely that we have San Diego Comic-Con 2019 dates: July 17-21, 2019. For the last few ... Read More »

SDCC 2017 Recap: Funko Fundays Got (Most) of Its Magic Back

Let’s just make this clear: Funko Fundays is one of the best ticketed events at San Diego Comic-Con. Every year, Funko showers those lucky enough to score a ticket with an array of exclusive products, food, alcohol, games, entertainment, and more. But it’s also not without its problems, and for every two steps forward it takes, it also seems to ... Read More »

How Do I Attend San Diego Comic-Con 2018?

San Diego Comic-Con 2017 is behind us – and maybe you spent the week watching social media and thinking, “Gee, that looks fun – I’d love to attend next year!” If that’s you, then the time to start planning is actually now (no, seriously). Scoring badges to SDCC is one of the most challenging, and controversial, tasks in one’s quest ... Read More »

‘The Tick’ Took Over San Diego Comic-Con 2017 to Mixed Results

The Tick took over at San Diego Comic-Con this year with a panel and expansive offsite (with multiple parts!). The results, though, were a bit mixed. Those starting their adventure off with Amazon’s The Tick offsite in the MLK Promenade were first directed to enter a canopied room, where you picked up an RFID wristband. You then spent some time sitting ... Read More »

5 Winners & 5 Losers from San Diego Comic-Con 2017

San Diego Comic-Con 2017 is now behind us — but don’t worry, we’ll be doing some wrap-up this week (and maybe into next week) before we sleep the Odin sleep for offseason. In our personal opinions, the good far outweighed the bad this year — but there’s definitely a lot of room for improvement (especially since you keep having the ... Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: Patrick Ballesteros San Diego Comic-Con Appreciation Print

San Diego Comic-Con 2017 may be over – but that doesn’t mean you have to stop celebrating. Artist Patrick Ballesteros, whose work you might recognize from The Late Late Show with James Corden or from his Punny Sweater series or his 25 Cent Wonders collection, always brings his A-game to San Diego Comic-Con. If you weren’t able to swing by his booth in Artist ... Read More »

Petco Interactive Zone 2017 Plans Revealed

The Petco Interactive Zone (and the rest of Petco) have a lot going on next week, with activations for Blizzard, XFinity, IT, Sphero, Wikia Fandom, and more. Plus, there’s the usual food trucks. Let’s start with the Interactive Zone, which is open Wednesday from 5PM-9PM, Thursday-Saturday from 9AM-9PM, and Sunday 9AM-7PM. Here’s a look:   BLIZZARD ACTIVATION What We Know: The activation includes ... Read More »