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Win a Pair of Funko Fundays Tickets [UPDATE: Voting Now]

[UPDATE] Voting has now started for the top four contenders. Go vote for the “Fundays Feat” you’d most like to see someone perform, whether that’s singing “I Need a Hero” while dressed as Spider-Man and balancing several Funkos on their body, or making a Freddy Funko balloon. The winner will receive two tickets to Funko Fundays. Get to voting! [PREVIOUS] If you were ... Read More »

Nintendo Levels Up for San Diego Comic-Con 2017

Gaming giant Nintendo has had a strong presence at San Diego Comic-Con for years, with its Nintendo Gaming Lounge at the Marriott Marquis & Marina. Attendees will be pleased to learn that it’s coming back, and Nintendo plans to power up several of their most popular games. Fans can stop by the Nintendo Gaming Lounge on Thursday, July 20 – ... Read More »

They Vant to Drink Your Blood: Appointments Available for the 2017 Blood Drive!

The San Diego Blood Bank returns to Comic-Con and the Manchester Hyatt for the annual Robert A. Heinlein Blood Drive, celebrating it’s 40th anniversary! Taking place Thursday through Saturday of the convention, the SD Blood Bank has appointments available for booking at the below links. Walk-ins are also welcome, and no convention badge is needed to donate. Donation time varies by ... Read More »

Chris Hardwick Confirms No ‘Nerdist Podcast Live’ or Stand-Up Show at SDCC 2017

Amid all of the excitement around this week’s announced Mystery Science Theatre 3000 and The Adventure Zone shows at the Balboa Theater, many attendees noticed something: This didn’t leave a lot of room in the schedule for Chris Hardwick’s annual Nerdist Podcast Live taping. Today, on a Facebook Live video, Hardwick confirmed what many had thought: There won’t be a podcast recording this year, ... Read More »

‘Mystery Science Theatre 3000’ Live at the Balboa Theatre

MST3K fans rejoice! Joel Hodgson is bringing your favorite bad movie critics to The Balboa Theatre during SDCC this year, with not one, but two shows. You’ll be able to catch the cast live, which includes new host Jonah Heston (Jonah Ray), Crow (Hampton Yount), Tom Servo, and Gypsy, on Friday, July 21 at 7PM and/or Saturday, July 22 at 7PM. Joining the ... Read More »

‘The Adventure Zone’ Hosting Live Show at San Diego Comic-Con

Here There Be Gerblins! The Adventure Zone – a comedy and adventure podcast based on Dungeons and Dragons – is coming to San Diego Comic-Con this year. The popular podcast will host a live show at the convention on Friday, July 21, at 10PM at the Balboa Theatre. They’ll also be recording My Brother, My Brother, and Me, a weekly comedy advice podcast, ... Read More »

Zachary Levi Announced as Host for ‘Syfy Presents Live From Comic-Con’

Although yesterday’s news of Nerd HQ not returning to this year’s San Diego Comic-Con broke a lot of hearts yesterday — fear not, as just as promised, Zachary Levi still has something up his sleeve. Syfy just announced that Levi will be hosting the second annual Syfy Presents Live From Comic-Con, the live telecast that offers celebrity interviews, insider party coverage, ... Read More »

Nerd HQ Won’t Be Happening at San Diego Comic-Con 2017

Your San Diego Comic-Con scheduling conflicts may have just gotten a little easier. Nerd HQ — arguably the best offsite at San Diego Comic-Con since it debuted in 2011 — just announced that they won’t be returning this year. “As many of you know, here at Nerd HQ, every single year, we try to not only present you with Nerd HQ, ... Read More »