Author Archives: Jeremy Rutz

SDConCast – 05-30-2014 – The Psychology of Comic-Con with Dr. Ali Mattu

We’re very excited to announce our first special guest of the season, Dr. Ali Mattu from He is  joined by the rest of the team from The San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog to talk about The Psychology of Comic-Con, as well as the SDCC news of the week and other geeky pursuits. If you didn’t turnout for the live feed on Google+, you can watch ... Read More »

The Movies of SDCC 2014

We all know San Diego Comic-Con is more than just comics. Yet despite all the great panels and events that happen throughout the convention, nothing gets quite the attention than a big Hollywood reveal on the stage of the Convention Center’s Hall H. Tom Hiddleston as Loki? Warner Bros. taking the wraps off of Godzilla for the first time? The Avengers presented on stage ... Read More »

SDConCast – 5/23/2014 – Calm Before The Storm

Today starts the unofficial start of summer, with Memorial Day (in the U.S., for our international readers) finishing off our upcoming three-day weekend. What are our plans? James is hanging out in Minnesota (and watching X-Men: Days of Future Past), Jeremy’s finally going to see Godzilla, Kerry will be re-living The Truman Show, and Sarah’s going to be staying right ... Read More »

Comic-Con Child Care Registration Now Open

So here’s the deal – it’s San Diego Comic-Con weekend, and your babysitter canceled on you with the (cough *cosplay*) fever. What do you do? Easy. Take the kids with you. SDCC is a great place for Younglings, really. But let’s say your kids are too young for the Jedi Academy. Say they’re the age where they could easily get ... Read More »

New Comic-Con Parking System is Live for Account Creation

It’s not every day that we’re able to get a head start on a big Comic-Con sales event, so chalk another one up for Ace Parking, who is aiming to push aside last year’s parking sales woes with a new system and added convenience for attendees. The new system, which we documented earlier in the month, allows users the ability ... Read More »

IDW’s ‘Skylanders’ Comics To Debut at SDCC

San Diego Comic-Con is a convergence of all things pop culture. Whether it’s movies, television, comics, video games, board games and more, SDCC is the intersection of all these things. Which is why it’s so darn popular, in the understatement of the century. And where these things intersect, they sometimes blend right into each other. Such is the case with ... Read More »

‘Warcraft’ Movie Producer Hints At Comic-Con Appearance

World Of Warcraft by xana-1 (deviantART)

In the weeks leading up to SDCC this July, we’ll be seeing tons of hints and proclamations from various independent sources about big celebrities or productions making their way to San Diego. But until it’s explicitly stated by either the company or as part of Comic-Con International’s schedule announcements later this summer, we can’t quite give it a 100% chance of appearing. With ... Read More »

San Diego Zombiewalk Seeks Crowdfunding for 2014 Event

For years, it’s been the event planners who have been giving to attendees descending upon San Diego Comic-Con – tons of parties, celebrity appearances, swag and many memorable experiences. However, it seems as if 2014 is turning this tradition around a bit. With events losing long-time sponsors – and along with it much-needed contributions – the events themselves are now turning to ... Read More »

SDConCast – 05-09-2014 – DeHaaned

It’s May, and that means it’s time for the return of the SDConCast, the official podcast of The San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog. For those of you who are new to the blog and the podcast, the SDConCast is where the blog’s team members get together weekly to discuss the big news items, catch up on their individual geeky activities, ... Read More »