Author Archives: Kerry Dixon

San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Dates Likely Revealed

We’re still not recovered from San Diego Comic-Con 2016 – but it seems we’ve got our first bit of news about San Diego Comic-Con 2018. As first reported by An Englishman in San Diego, it’s entirely possible that we have San Diego Comic-Con 2018 dates: July 19-22, 2018. For the last few years, the dates for future conventions have been ... Read More »

SDCC 2016 Recap: Funko Fundays Was Missing Some of the Fun

From the people who I’ve spoken to, there seem to be two camps of thought regarding this year’s Funko Fundays event. Those who had never been before had a great time, and I heard from many that in a convention where everything is a lottery and a fight, how refreshing it was to simply be handed exclusives upon entry (as ... Read More »

SDCC 2016 Recap: Mr. Robot Invaded Petco Park

fsociety is finally awake – and they invaded San Diego Comic-Con this year. USA Network’s Mr. Robot was out in force at the convention, with an awesome offsite on 4th Ave that recreated sets from the series, UBER Mr. Robot repair vans, a panel inside the convention center, and — my personal favorite — a Thursday morning extraganza in Petco Park with ... Read More »

Hasbro San Diego Comic-Con 2016 Exclusives Available August 9

Couldn’t get your hands on Hasbro’s San Diego Comic-Con exclusives? Well, we’ve got good news for you. On their FAQ, Hasbro has revealed that this year’s post-San Diego Comic-Con exclusives sale will launch at an unspecified time online on Tuesday, August 9. The items will be available on their site only, in the EXCLUSIVES category. All items are limited – ... Read More »

5 Winners & 5 Losers from San Diego Comic-Con 2016

This was a weird year at San Diego Comic-Con. Don’t get us wrong – we had an amazing time, but everything definitely felt like it was a transition period, like we were seeing the start of things to come further down the line. For better and for worse, this year saw a lot of changes at the convention. So let’s take a look ... Read More »

Hasbro San Diego Comic-Con 2016 Exclusives [UPDATE July 19]

When  it comes to San Diego Comic-Con exclusives, it doesn’t get bigger than Hasbro. With license to manufacture toys that are consistently at the top of the pop culture want list, this booth is always one of the craziest and has broken the spirits of more SDCC attendees than the Hall H line ever has. That said, if you want the ... Read More »

Snoopy for President Pop-Up Shop in Gaslamp [UPDATE]

The candidate we’re voting for? Snoopy. Snoopy is getting his own Snoopy for President offsite at San Diego Comic-Con this year, which will transform Bubbles Boutique (226 Fifth Ave) into all things Peanuts. Last year, something similar also took place at Bubbles, which saw exclusive merch, and more. According to The Hollywood Reporter, “The Campaign HQ will be a pop-up ... Read More »

Batman v Superman Fan Experience at the Omni Comes Together [UPDATE]

Batman v Superman is taking over the grassy area near the Omni, where there will be a Heroes Park, featuring exclusive giveaways, a daily scavenger hunt – and a statue of Superman himself, based on the iconic statue from the film. The experience will be open Wednesday from 4PM-7PM, Thursday-Saturday 9AM-7PM, and Sunday 9AM-4PM. Shawn Marshall of Parks and Cons ... Read More »