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.

Video: SDCC Hasbro Exclusives Tips

As you might have noticed, there is no shortage of exclusives at San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC). While obtaining these elusive treats is a hobby for most of us, there are a lot of pros out there that we’ll be competing with on the crowded convention floor. One quick search on eBay for “SDCC” will quickly show you how much these exclusives can ... Read More »

Video: Survival Tips Outside San Diego Comic-Con

As you might have seen, there is no shortage of lists and tips on the internet on how to survive the rigors of San Diego Comic-Con. However, this is no longer a simple convention that attendees can roll into without serious prep. As such, we decided to take our survival tips to the next level and provide a video guide ... 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 »

Countdown to Comic-Con: Let’s Go Shopping!

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. Geek’s Booty If you’re a regular reader (and why shouldn’t you be?) you’ve seen here  all the great stuff ... Read More »

Countdown to Comic-Con: Now That You’ve Landed

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. You Are What You Eat You’ll want to stock up on food to carry with you ... Read More »

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 »