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Comic-Con International Reminds Attendees to Keep Your Badges!

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Although we just finished San Diego Comic-Con 2015, it’s never too early to start planning for next year. For general attendees who attended in 2015, that means thinking about Preregistration for Comic-Con 2016, to be held July 20-24. In their Toucan Blog post this morning, Comic-Con International reminded 2015 attendees to hang on to your 2015 Comic-Con badge as an important piece ... Read More »

Experiencing the FX Fearless Arena at Comic-Con 2015

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You couldn’t miss the hotel wrap for FX’s The Strain looming over us from the Hilton Bayfront, promoting the summer episodes of the series, and creeping out more than a few con-goers. On the lawn next to the hotel, FX Networks set up their Fearless Arena with four main activations for The Strain, American Horror Story, Fargo, and the upcoming series The Bastard ... Read More »

The ‘How It Should Have Ended’ Villain Pub at Comic-Con


Partnering with Henry’s Pub on 5th Ave during San Diego Comic-Con was HISHE, otherwise known as How It Should Have Ended, the creators of the excellent animated parodies of all our favorite (and not-so-favorite) films. Celebrating 10 years since HISHE was founded, the team brought their animated “Villain Pub” to life at Henry’s, where they held Q&A sessions with the founders, hosted happy hours, and ... Read More »

Something Funny Happened on the Way to the Funko Booth


Something funny happened on the way to the Funko booth this year. Or rather, something funny happened at the Funko booth, as well as behind the scenes. Funko — the creators of Funko Pop! vinyl toys and other product lines like Hikari, Wacky Wobblers, and more — are easily one of the most popular booths on the show floor, right ... Read More »

Nerd HQ Conversations for a Cause Policy Changes


  For those headed to Nerd HQ in the next few days, there are a few important policy changes. Here’s what you need to know: If you bought tickets to a Conversation for a Cause panel at Nerd HQ 2015 be advised here is a new process this year for check in.  All ticket holders must register at the booth outside ... Read More »

Hard Rock Hotel’s 2015 Collectible Pin Set Revealed

The Hard Rock Hotel’s annual Comic-Con-themed collectible pins will go on sale tomorrow, Wednesday, July 8. The Superhero themed pins are available individually at $12 each. The set is limited to 300 produced, and we will have 2 sets to give away at Enchantment Under the SDCC tomorrow night! The 2014 Game of Thrones-inspired set, which we previously featured in a giveaway, ... Read More »

Win a LEGO Dimensions Statue at Comic-Con


Parks And Cons stumbled across something very interesting today at The Hard Rock today — looks like LEGO Dimensions have nine LEGO statues scattered throughout the convention. If you manage to snag a photo with all nine statues and tag them on Twitter with #LEGODIMENSIONSWEEPS, you could potentially take one home. Here’s a look at Back to the Future‘s Marty ... Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: Mondo Rolling Out Exclusive Madballs Pins at San Diego Comic-Con


Although Mondo has already announced a stellar line-up of Comic-Con exclusives that includes posters, vinyl, collectibles, and so much more — they’ve always got a few more surprises up their sleeves. We’re excited to announce that Mondo will be bringing Madballs pins, based on the popular 1980’s gross-out toy line that went on to span everything from a video game ... Read More »

QMx SDCC 2015 Exclusives Include Firefly T-Shirts, Challenge Coins, More


Quantum Mechanix Inc. (QMx) announced its exclusive merchandise for this month’s San Diego Comic-Con, featuring some cool items from some fan-favorite sci-fi licenses, namely, Firefly. The items below can be purchased at the QMx booth, #4149, on the exhibit floor. You can find more information about their exclusives on their site, or on Comic-Con International’s site. DC Comics Batman Luggage ... Read More »