Editorials/Opinions

Huffington Post Live On the ‘Comic-Con Phenomenon’

Earlier today we participated in a discussion about the “Comic-Con Phenomenon” over at Huffington Post Live. I represented the blog in a panel discussion including Linda “VampyBitMe” Le, Tony “Crazy4ComicCon” Kim and David Glanzer, Director of Marketing and PR at CCI (with whom we had a discussion previous in the month, that you can check out here). I was asked ... Read More »

Countdown to Comic-Con: The Convention Center is Only Half The Battle

SDCC Three Months and Counting!

We’re counting down the weeks leading up to Comic-Con by reposting some of our important SDCC tips which have appeared on the blog over the years, updated with current information. You can find all of our guides under the main menu, or by clicking here. Companies have been announcing their exclusive SDCC merchandise for weeks, and you’ll most likely want to save ... Read More »

Under the Tents: SDCC News for June 23, 2013 [Lazy Sunday Edition]

We’ve started a new, quasi-regular column on the Blog titled “Under The Tents”. The title is symbolic, as it’s representative of the times we all line up under the tents waiting for those big moments to happen inside Hall H or Ballroom 20. Here’s the rest of the stuff you might have missed for today: The Star Trek Enterprise D ... Read More »

SDCC Tech Review and Giveaway: RichardSolo 9000 mAh [Update Winner Selected]

 Congratulations Amy! Review: RichardSolo 9000 mAH Mobile Charger  Overview video of the RichardSolo 9000 mAh: The rest of the technical specs are on their website- RichardSolo 9000 mAh.  After watching the video and studying up on the technical specs there was no question in my mind that the RichardSolo 9000 mAh could power a single mobile device throughout the day at ... Read More »

Thinking of Cosplaying at SDCC? Tips From The Pros

The San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog attended the BigWOW! Comicfest, one of the best up and coming shows on the West Coast, and encountered quite a few cosplayers over the weekend. So we wanted to help any of our readers thinking about cosplaying at SDCC for the first time by asking them this question: “What advice, tip or suggestion would you ... Read More »

Tech Tips from @evico: Build Your Environment!

The San Diego Comic-Con information stampede has already begun, so it is a good idea to start building that EGO PLAN we talked about earlier. The key to a good plan is a sound foundation and the base for my EGO PLAN is the Environment. That being said the Environment should be something that you are fairly knowledgeable and comfortable ... Read More »

Geeks With Children: SDCC Child Care Registration Open

Pay up or the hand gets it! by Chris Winters, on Flickr

For those who have traded their collectible figurines for bottles, bibs and binkies, Comic-Con International is looking out for you. Thanks to their Child Care program during San Diego Comic-Con, you won’t miss a beat at the convention, even if your significant other sticks you with watching the kids during the biggest weekend of the year. Information has been released ... Read More »

Ask The SDCC Doctors: The Most Awesome Moment At Comic-Con?

Invasion Of The Doctors by easylocum, on Flickr

We get asked for advice all the time from our readers, and we’re always happy to help. But now that we’ve assembled such a great team of experienced con attendees, we’ve decided to pool our knowledge in a regular column called, “Ask The SDCC Doctors”, where we go around the TARDIS answering a reader question. Today’s question comes from reddit ... Read More »

Tech Tips from @evico: Building an EGO PLAN!

The San Diego Comic-Con is approaching fast and I am sure the anxiety level for most of us is beginning to build as we anticipate what we want to do, see and get! Over the past ten years I noticed a trend and it seems to be getting worse with each passing year… there is always MORE to see, MORE ... Read More »