Features

  • The Contest Hub

    A compilation of contests to attend SDCC and WonderCon

  • GeekShot Photo Series

    Our own GeekShot Photography captures all the magic of Comic-Con. Check out their photo series.

  • WonderCon Wrap-Up

    How was WonderCon this year? We talk about a few of our favorite things.

Countdown to Comic-Con: Packing and Arriving

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. After months of scheduling, packing, and anticipating you finally get off the plane in San ... Read More »

Ask The SDCC Doctors: Prepare For Line Camping

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 @inkasrain ... Read More »

How to Make The Best of SDCC, Solo Style

A Guide to Attending SDCC Solo

As you already know, San Diego Comic-Con is awesome. If you didn’t, you probably wouldn’t be reading this in the first place. But I’ve been seeing the same question repeatedly from concerned attendees: “I’m attending Comic-Con by myself this year. Will it still be awesome?” The short answer, is an emphatic “YES.” Case in point – I’ve attended Comic-Con exclusively ... Read More »

Hosting a Panel at Comic-Con 2011: A Firsthand Account

SDCCBlog.com reader Tyler Miller sent us a firsthand account on how he went about planning and hosting his SDCC panel, geekEd: Bringing Geek Back to Higher Education, at Comic-Con 2011. Interested in what it takes to pull off a successful panel? Read on. It was Comic-Con 2010.  My first.  Overwhelming to say the least as my wife and two kids ... Read More »

Comic-Con Photo Tips

One of the things that has become a part of Comic-Con as much as the long lines and cool exclusives is photos. People with everything from cameraphones, point and shoots, starter DLSRs, all the way up to professional gear. I’m guessing those with the professional gear know what they’re doing, so this blog is for the rest of us. Read More »

My Preview Night 2010 Warp-Up

I’m not a Comic-Con shopper. Outside of a few shirts and posters I don’t go around the con hunting for exclusives and collectibles. Still, I love free stuff and getting to try out video games and the chance to get my picture taken with awesome stuff makes Preview Night a must for me. So this year I braved the exhibit ... Read More »