Features

RFID: What Is It And What Can We Expect At SDCC?

You may have heard that RFID is coming to San Diego Comic-Con this year. Your reaction is probably either “What’s that?” or “Uh Oh!”. Luckily we were at conventions the last two weekends, Silicon Valley Comic Con (SVCC) and CCI’s own WonderCon, and were able to see the technology in use. Let’s start off with the obvious question, what is ... Read More »

D23 Expo 2017 Scheduled For July – What It Means for San Diego Comic-Con

D23 Expo, Disney’s biennial mega-event, is shifting from August to July 14-16 for 2017 – which is important to note mostly because it impacts another big pop culture convention happening around the same time: San Diego Comic-Con. Although Comic-Con International hasn’t confirmed 2017 dates, the San Diego Convention Center has had dates for an unnamed convention featuring 130,000 attendees for ... Read More »

CONTEST: Enter to Win a Batman or Superman 3DLightFX Deco Light

It’s essentially DC weekend — a little movie called Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is now in theaters (maybe you’ve heard of it?), and DC is offering wall-to-wall events, announcements, and more to attendees at WonderCon this weekend. And we’re celebrating by partnering with our friends at 3DLightFX to give away a Batman or Superman light. You don’t need ... Read More »

San Diego Convention Center Expansion: An Update

Is the San Diego Convention Center being expanded? Right now, that’s still an open-ended question, but it’s important to note that there are three different convention center plans. So let’s break them down that way. Plan One – Contiguous: The original contiguous expansion plan (meaning that it would be an add-on to the current facility) is currently in limbo. Although ... Read More »

GeekShot Exclusive Photo Series Vol. 3 (Week 9)

Welcome to the GeekShot Photo Exclusive Series. This will be a weekly post featuring cool, interesting, or just plain awesome moments we have captured during San Diego Comic-Con and WonderCon. Each week we’ll post a photo by Beth or James of GeekShot Photography. We may include a short story about the photo, but sometimes we’ll just let the photo speak for ... Read More »

Win Tickets to the Star Trek Ultimate Voyage Concert in San Diego

Now touring the nation is the Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage concert, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Star Trek. The concert takes audiences on a musical tour through the original series, Next Generation, Voyager, Enterprise and the films of the past five decades using video projection in conjunction with the live symphony. The concert will be making a stop in San Diego on March 31, at the Civic ... Read More »

GeekShot Exclusive Photo Series Vol. 3 (Week 8)

Welcome to the GeekShot Photo Exclusive Series. This will be a weekly post featuring cool, interesting, or just plain awesome moments we have captured during San Diego Comic-Con and WonderCon. Each week we’ll post a photo by Beth or James of GeekShot Photography. We may include a short story about the photo, but sometimes we’ll just let the photo speak for ... Read More »

Marriott Expansion Paves Way for Comic-Con Growth

Comic-Con’s neighbor hotel, the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, is wrapping up over a year and a half of construction on an expansion project that is adding a huge amount of event space to the hotel, including two ballrooms that are the largest on the West Coast. Attendees may have seen the early stages of construction during last year’s Comic-Con ... Read More »

Win a Comic Tee from DesignByHümans

DesignByHümans has given us the opportunity to award three lucky winners a T-shirt of their choice from the DBH web site. You can check out their officially licensed collections of DC, Marvel, sci-fi & fantasy, Star Wars, and superhero tees. (So many shirts…!) Enter the giveaway below using your social media accounts. The entry period runs until next Monday, March 21, at midnight Eastern time. Three winners will be ... Read More »

GeekShot Exclusive Photo Series Vol. 3 (Week 7)

Welcome to the GeekShot Photo Exclusive Series. This will be a weekly post featuring cool, interesting, or just plain awesome moments we have captured during San Diego Comic-Con and WonderCon. Each week we’ll post a photo by Beth or James of GeekShot Photography. We may include a short story about the photo, but sometimes we’ll just let the photo speak for ... Read More »