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Your Complete Guide to San Diego Comic-Con 2016

For those ready to ascend into the craziness that is San Diego Comic-Con, we have you covered. Everything you need to prepare yourselves can be found in the bullet points below. Download the Comic-Con International Quick Guide for 50 pages of maps, exhibitors, restaurants and more information, all in one tidy PDF! We’ll be tweeting line queues and panel news throughout ... Read More »

Creating the San Diego Comic-Con Skyline with Off the Wall

The skyline of San Diego Comic-Con is arguably the most iconic of any pop culture convention. Although trends change, the movie and television wraps that adorn the neighboring hotels of the San Diego Convention Center are an unmistakable sign that Comic-Con is in town. Last year, we had the good fortune of first meeting Off the Wall Signs & Graphics ... Read More »

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Poster Sets Course for SDCC 2016

In addition to the Doctor Strange poster that we just shared which will be given out at Comic-Con, Marvel is of course promoting their other big upcoming film: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 The new concept art, designed by Marvel Studios Visual Development Supervisor and Concept Artist Andy Park, will also be handed out to fans at the convention. It features not ... Read More »

Marvel ‘Doctor Strange’ Poster to Mystify SDCC 2016

Although Benedict Cumberbatch’s face will soon be plastered all over the Gaslamp again with the Comic-Con banners going back up soon – you’ll also find his face inside the convention center as well. Entertainment Weekly revealed that Marvel will be distributing a Doctor Strange poster at the convention, with artwork by Marvel Studios Head of Visual Development’s Ryan Meinerding. [UPDATE] You’ll be able to ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Dates Possibly Revealed

[UPDATE] The 2017 Quick Guide has now confirmed these dates! Preview Night is typically left off basically all event listings – so the real dates should still be July 19-23, 2017. [PREVIOUS] As first reported by An Englishman in San Diego, it’s entirely possible that we have San Diego Comic-Con 2017 dates. And it’s good news for those of you who (like ... Read More »

Gotta Catch ‘Em All: Parks And Cons Looks at Pokemon Go Experience for SDCC 2016

Let’s preface this with: Please be safe at Comic-Con while playing Pokemon Go. Comic-Con is crowded enough, and there are enough obstacles, moving vehicles, and hazards without having your head buried in your phone the entire weekend. Plus, you worked hard to get here! You won all the lotteries (okay, maybe not all) – so enjoy the con! The Pokemon will still be waiting. ... Read More »

San Diego Undergoing Re-Transformation for SDCC 2016

Parks and Cons is on the ground in San Diego right now – and the city is  very slowly undergoing a (re)-transformation to all things San Diego Comic-Con. Although last month, banners for Marvel’s Doctor Strange went up around the city, it was a bit premature – as we still had to get through the MLB All Star game. So down ... Read More »

2016 Guide to SDCC LEGO Giveaways and Exclusives

With eye-popping displays and ultra elusive exclusives, the Lego booth is well known as one of the must see spots at San Diego Comic-Con each year. That said, with limits of product in the low hundreds, it’s also one of the biggest heartbreakers on the floor. History is filled with tales of being one of the first people on the ... Read More »