Author Archives: The San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog Staff

NECA San Diego Comic-Con 2016 Exclusives [UPDATE July 11]

NECA always brings some high-quality exclusives to the table, and this year’s San Diego Comic-Con offerings look to be no different. [UPDATE May 25] NECA is holding a presale for their San Diego Comic-Con exclusives for attendees to pick-up at the booth only. Although it was previously announced that some exclusives would have a limited inventory available online during the ... Read More »

Enchantment Under the SDCC 2016 Announcement

Great Scott! The people have spoken. We recently asked if our readers would be interested in a venue change and ticket sales for Enchantment Under the SDCC — our annual reader party where we celebrate you by showering you with goodie bags, raffle prizes, really bad jokes from your charming hosts, and more — if it meant a guaranteed spot and ... Read More »

Friday Fun Poll: SDCC 2016 Showdown

[Editor’s Note: It’s been a very long week, so we’re bringing back… the Friday Fun Poll!] San Diego Comic-Con 2016 has seemed an awful lot like it’s boldly going, at times, towards… inconsistency. And by that, we mean that it seems like there are two competing themes, each trying to take dominance over this year’s convention. On the one hand, ... Read More »

Real Talk Thursday: Enchantment Under the SDCC

Tomorrow will mark the return of our Friday Fun Poll, but tonight, we’re kicking off our semi-irregular Real Talk Thursday, because we can and we’re drunk with power. This week, we’re going to talk about our very own Enchantment Under the SDCC event, taking place on Wednesday, July 20 (Preview Night). We strive, every single year, to bring you the ... Read More »

APRIL FOOL’S: Comic-Con International Announces Everything Is Now a Lottery

After Wednesday’s big news that this year’s San Diego Comic-Con hotel sale would operate essentially as a lottery through the use of a randomized waiting room, Comic-Con International revealed today that they aren’t through making changes. New for 2016, they’ve announced that everything will be a lottery. “We  know how much our attendees love lotteries,” Dale Glanzer, the cousin of ... Read More »

Hasbro San Diego Comic-Con 2015 Exclusives [UPDATE July 1]

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 ... Read More »

Mattel San Diego Comic-Con 2015 Exclusives [UPDATE July 1]

When it comes to San Diego Comic-Con exclusives, the cornerstones of the con have consistently been Hasbro and Mattel. With license to manufacture toys that are consistently at the top of the pop culture want list, both booths have been the craziest for many of Comic-Con’s years. To address the frenzied crowds, Mattel introduced a pre-sale system a few years ... Read More »

Funko San Diego Comic-Con 2015 Exclusives [UPDATE June 29]

Funko has changed a lot over the years at San Diego Comic-Con. The once upstart toy company has become a major player that draws just as much attention as Hasbro, LEGO, or any of the other cornerstone exclusive dealers at the con. There isn’t a licensed property Funko has met that they didn’t like, and this year it looks like ... Read More »

Entertainment Earth San Diego Comic-Con 2015 Exclusives [UPDATE June 26]

Entertainment Earth has grown to become a cornerstone of the San Diego Comic-Con exclusives scene. Over the last few years, Entertainment Earth has been second to only Funko to producing massive numbers of exclusives hitting the Comic-Con floor. With classic properties running the gamut of everything from Twilight Zone to Saturday Night Live to Adventure Time, Entertainment Earth is always ... Read More »

SDCC 2015 List of Announced Panels

The official San Diego Comic-Con schedule is normally released exactly two weeks before the convention (which would put this year’s release dates on June 25-28), but many properties reveal long before then that they’ll be attending the convention. This is where you can find all of our compiled announcements in one handy master post. We’ll be updating this post all ... Read More »