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Nerd HQ Crowdfunding Campaign Starts Next Week, Includes ‘Arrow’ Panel, Plan for ‘Chuck’ Movie [Update 3: Starts Week of March 9]

Updates at bottom… When we caught up with Zachary Levi last month, he talked about how #IWantMyNerdHQ trended worldwide as nerds around the globe showed their love for the annual fan-favorite event during San Diego Comic-Con. That initial show of support was just the beginning of a campaign to bring back Nerd HQ this year, bigger and better than ever. ... Read More »

Under The Tents: HopCon: Power Rangers, w00tstout, ghostgirl, Artist and Author Confirmations, TMNT

While we wait for more news on Open Registration and Hotelmaggedon: 2014 Edition, we’ve been gathering up more news on San Diego Comic-Con. Today’s update brings us news on Power Rangers, the return of w00tstout, ghostgirl, more artist and author confirmations, and a 30th anniversary celebration for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Here’s some news you might have missed: Stone Brewing ... Read More »

Bates Motel Returns to Comic-Con, Wants To Bring You

The A&E series Bates Motel made its San Diego Comic-Con debut in 2013 with a star-studded panel and a private party, and for 2014, its returning to the convention in a big way. Best of all, the series would like to bring one lucky attendee along for the ride. A&E is giving away one Grand Prize trip for two including ... Read More »

Under The Tents: Badge Pick-Up, San Diego Symphony Events, Star Wars, Power Rangers, Doug Jones, Shout! Factory

Comic-Con is creeping closer, and as it does, we’re finding out more and more about what we can expect at this year’s convention. This week we have news on badge pick-up procedures, several offsite events with the San Diego Symphony, a Star Wars book that will debut at SDCC, a big Power Rangers appearance, Hellboy‘s Doug Jones, and confirmations from ... Read More »

Under The Tents: Win A Trip For Two, Helix, Hot Wheels, Sherlock Party, Artist Confirmations

Lately, it’s seemed like the news has been badges, badges, and more badges thanks to Preregistration (which went about as well as could be hoped for most) – but that’s not the only thing going on in the world of Comic-Con. Already we’ve had more artist confirmations, the promise of another Sherlock offsite party this year, news about exclusives, and ... Read More »

The Walking Dead Escape Returns to Petco Park in 2014

The Walking Dead Escape

The Walking Dead Escape, the popular offsite event based on the hit comic and television show, will be returning to Petco Park for San Diego Comic-Con 2014. The announcement was unveiled exclusively via Entertainment Weekly yesterday, with additional news of a nationwide tour. The event, which can be described as “obstacle course meets haunted house”, gives fans three ways to ... Read More »

Under The Tents: Artist Confirmations, Impractical Jokers, MattyCollector, Scott Snyder, Ghostbusters LEGO

Seems like not a day goes by now without getting some news or confirmations about SDCC, though it’s still half a year away. This week, we’ve got confirmations from several artists, including fan favorite Scott Snyder, as well as news of an offsite event and a possible update on MattyCollector’s exclusives for the con. Here’s a look at what you ... Read More »

Gam3rCon Returns To San Diego in July, Special Pricing Until January 15

Gam3rCon, the popular gaming offsite convention held during San Diego Comic-Con, will be returning to San Diego in July 2014 and is currently offering its week-long pass for a special holiday price through January 15. Right now you can get a week-long pass to the event, which includes special Wednesday night access, for $30, a discount from the normal $50 ... Read More »

They’re Ready To Believe You: ‘Ghostbusters’ 30th Offsite, Merchandise at SDCC 2014

Ghostbusters Cosplay at SDCC, via Ewen Roberts at Flickr.

Just before the holidays, news of a big Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary celebration was announced by the film’s studio, Sony Pictures, which sounds like it will have several ties with this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. First up is a traveling art show in partnership with popular Los Angeles art gallery Gallery 1988, which will begin this year and conclude at SDCC ... Read More »