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Under the Tents: Ubisoft, Tokidoki, CBLDF Prints, Fantagraphics, Yaya Han, Acme Archives, ThinkGeek, Game of Thrones, Nerd HQ

The countdown clock to Comic-Con is ticking – so there’s no time like the present to get caught up on the latest news with this edition of “Under the Tents.” We’ve got news on Ubisoft’s new game previews, an exclusive Gravity Falls print, Tokidoki’s slate of SDCC debuts, Yaya Han’s new comic book, ThinkGeek’s new Star Trek exclusive, countless custom toys, ... Read More »

The Nerd Machine Unveils San Diego Comic-Con Themed Merchandise

Last week, The Nerd Machine – the clothing and lifestyle brand co-owned by Zachary Levi, and the sponsor of the wildly popular offsite event Nerd HQ — unveiled an all new line of clothing and merchandise, most of which is themed around both Nerd HQ and Comic-Con. The new line comes just in time for the convention. There’s just a ... Read More »

Under The Tents: Street Fighter Exclusives, Russ Manning Award, Signings and Artist Appearances…and Katee Sackhoff!

With March behind us, it’s now less than four months until the big SDCC weekend. Get excited for today’s UTT full of Street Fighter exclusives, artist appearances, Russ Manning nominations, Katee Sackhoff and more. Here’s the news you may have missed: Comic Artist and writer Otis Frampton has announced his appearance for SDCC via his convention appearances website page. Capo Toys has announced ... Read More »

Nerd HQ Frequently Asked Questions [FAQ] – Updated March 24, 2014

San Diego Comic-Con is really only half the battle. Over the years, the amount of offsites to attend downtown in the Gaslamp have expanded to such a level that there’s become a “Comic-Con campus” downtown, with dozens of offsite events offering plenty to do even outside the convention center. However, all of these offsite events come with their own rules ... Read More »

#IWantMyNerdHQ Questions Answered

After Zachary Levi and The Nerd Machine launched their Indiegogo #IWantMyNerdHQ crowdfunding campaign earlier this month to help finance this year’s Nerd HQ, many fans still had questions. To help clear up some confusion circulating around the campaign, Levi took to Twitter and Ustream for a fan Q&A. The main question surrounding the #IWantMyNerdHQ campaign has been about the amount ... Read More »

Zachary Levi Reveals Nerd HQ Crowdfunding Tactics

Three years ago, whether he intended to or not, Zachary Levi changed San Diego Comic-Con for the better. While there had always been offsite events and installations in the Gaslamp surrounding the convention center, often referred to as the “Comic-Con campus”, there had never been anything quite like Nerd HQ. With its alternative panel programming, meant for those both who ... Read More »

‘I Want My Nerd HQ’ Crowdfunding Campaign Launches

Last month, Zachary Levi shared with us exclusively some of the difficulties of financing Nerd HQ, an event that we really love. To help offset those costs this year, he announced earlier this month that they would be turning to crowdfunding, and needed the support of fans. The Indiegogo campaign “I Want My Nerd HQ“, which just launched, is turning ... Read More »