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Entertainment Weekly’s Con-X Not Returning to San Diego Comic-Con in 2017

While we’re starting to get news of what will be at San Diego Comic-Con 2017, we’re also beginning to get news of what won’t be at the convention this year. We’ve confirmed with Entertainment Weekly that Entertainment Weekly’s Con-X, the offsite last year in the Embarcadero Marina North Park which included live interviews on stage, food trucks, swag, a concert on Preview ... Read More »

Syfy’s Live From Comic-Con Returns

We’re now fully into April, which means that early announcements are starting to pop up everywhere – for exclusives, badge registration events, and offsites. Today, Syfy announced that Syfy Presents Live from Comic-Con will be returning to the convention for a second year. The live telecast will both be taped and air Thursday, July 20 – Saturday, July 22, and promises to ... Read More »

Her Universe Brings Style to SDCC for Fourth Annual Fashion Show

Ashley Eckstein’s popular geek-themed clothing line, Her Universe, and Hot Topic are returning to San Diego Comic-Con this summer to bring a little extra style to the event. The two companies are once again teaming up for the4th Annual Her Universe Fashion Show. The annual event pairs fashion and fandom, offering budding designers the chance to show off both their designing ... Read More »

Chris Hardwick Brings ID10T Music Fest & Conival to the Bay Area

[UPDATE] 1-day and 2-day passes are now on sale at Live Nation. As if Chris Hardwick doesn’t have enough to do, he’s now bringing a music, entertainment, and comedy festival to the San Francisco Bay Area on June 24 and 25. Called ID10T Fest (pronounced I-D-ten-T), the event will be held at Shoreline Amphitheater and feature well-known music groups like Weezer and OK ... Read More »

Stone Brewing’s Hop-Con Returns for Year Five

Hop-Con – one of our favorite, beertastic, offsite events – returns for version 5.0 in it’s usual Comic-Con Wednesday timeslot. Held at Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Liberty Station, this year’s event will take place from 7PM to 11PM on Wednesday, July 19. Tickets go on sale April 21. Details will eventually be found on Stone Brewing’s events page, and we will ... Read More »

Gam3rCon 2017 Shifts Away From San Diego Comic-Con Week – Early Bird Tickets on Sale

There’s potentially either good or bad news about Gam3rCon, the popular gaming offsite convention which celebrates all forms of gaming from table top to arcade to the biggest names in the industry. For the past several years, the mini-convention has been held to coincide with San Diego Comic-Con. For 2017, though, it’s shifting its dates – to earlier in July, running ... Read More »

SDCC 2016 Recap: Funko Fundays Was Missing Some of the Fun

From the people who I’ve spoken to, there seem to be two camps of thought regarding this year’s Funko Fundays event. Those who had never been before had a great time, and I heard from many that in a convention where everything is a lottery and a fight, how refreshing it was to simply be handed exclusives upon entry (as ... Read More »

SDCC 2016 Recap: Mr. Robot Invaded Petco Park

fsociety is finally awake – and they invaded San Diego Comic-Con this year. USA Network’s Mr. Robot was out in force at the convention, with an awesome offsite on 4th Ave that recreated sets from the series, UBER Mr. Robot repair vans, a panel inside the convention center, and — my personal favorite — a Thursday morning extraganza in Petco Park with ... Read More »

5 Winners & 5 Losers from San Diego Comic-Con 2016

This was a weird year at San Diego Comic-Con. Don’t get us wrong – we had an amazing time, but everything definitely felt like it was a transition period, like we were seeing the start of things to come further down the line. For better and for worse, this year saw a lot of changes at the convention. So let’s take a look ... Read More »