Editorials/Opinions

Con Flashback: Stressed Spelled Backwards Is Desserts

Welcome to the newest and FINAL edition of Con Flashback where the Ublog staff takes a look back at various topics about San Diego Comic-Con. With SDCC starting in less then a week, we decided to look back at some of our most stressful SDCC moments! Kerry Dixon Don’t get me wrong, Comic-Con is PLENTY stressful. You worry about getting ... Read More »

Con Flashback: That Sweet Panel Swag

Welcome to another Under The Te… no wait, it’s not another UTT, it’s Con Flashback! San Diego Comic-Con news has been dropping like crazy this week but we managed to take a few minutes to look back on one of our favorite things, swag from panels! If you have a suggestion for a Con Flashback article, send us a tweet ... Read More »

Con Flashback: It’s an Offsite World

Welcome to another edition of Con Flashback, your regular trip down San Diego Comic-Con memory lane with the Ublog. This week we take a look at the wonderful world of offsites and some of our favorites (besides Nerd HQ because we would all say that!). If you want to suggest a topic, make sure to send us a tweet using ... Read More »

Con Flashback: A Stroll Down Cosplay Lane

Welcome to another edition of Con Flashback where the San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog staff take a look back at random topics from SDCC. This week’s topic comes internally from the UBlog which is about favorite cosplay photos from years past (which also includes SDCC’s sister show WonderCon). If you have a suggestion for an edition of Con Flashback, make ... Read More »

Con Flashback – The Unexpected Delight

Welcome to another edition of Con Flashback where the staff of the San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog take a look back at various topics of SDCC past thanks to your suggestions! This week’s topic comes to us from Steph! Kerry Dixon The best moments at Comic-Con are always the ones you didn’t plan for. My first day ever at the ... Read More »

Con Flashback: Who Doesn’t Love Exclusives?

With all of the San Diego Comic-Con exclusives news as of late, it is only fitting that we choose to do the Con Flashback centered around that topic. The suggestion for this week came from Chris Brezic, thanks Chris! Shawn Marshall Being often referred to at SDCC as “the exclusive guy,” it’s no surprise that I’d have something to add ... Read More »

Con Flashback: 10 Years A Con Goer

Welcome to another edition of Con Flashback, where staff from the SDCC Unofficial Blog take a stroll down memory lane thanks in part to your suggestions! This week’s suggestion comes to us from Stephanie Shamblin via Twitter: Evic Oropilla I look back at SDCC 2006 with fond memories as I remember it as being more fun than stressful as I ... Read More »

Con Flashback: Ballroom 20 versus Hall H

We’re starting a weekly column, that’s all about looking back at Comic-Con’s of the past. Have you ever wondered what the UBlog staff’s favorite panel was? Or their favorite place to eat during the convention? If you have a question you’d like us to tackle, please let us know in the comments. This week’s question comes to use from Angela ... Read More »

Editorial: How Do You Solve A Problem Like Hotelpocalypse?

#Hotelpocalypse is probably not the hashtag that Comic-Con International was hoping would trend, or be written about by San Diego’s own Union-Tribune. But it was — and for good reason, as every year, even with very slow progress (thanks for offering attendees more insight into the process this year, CCI!), the San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel Sale process is still a ... Read More »

Editorial: Breaking Up (With Exclusives) Is Hard to Do

MattyCollector, what have you done to me? Last year, you seduced me with your wares, and I dove head-first into the world of Comic-Con exclusive pre-orders. I was nervous and trembling, but you took my hand and led me through the process so gently. Then, I found it: Leonard Nimoy in his Spock costume leaning against his 1964 Buick Riviera. ... Read More »