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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 »

Entertainment Weekly’s San Diego Comic-Con 2014 Party and Photo Room Tickets Up for Auction

Ian Somerhalder at the Entertainment Weekly SDCC Party by biddi2, on Flickr

And you thought getting badges was hard enough… Entertainment Weekly’s annual San Diego Comic-Con party is the hottest ticket at the convention, bar none. The VIP list for the party is a “Who’s Who” in film and television, and the invite-only event is exclusive to power players in the industry. Good news: Not anymore… (sort of) The site Charitybuzz has ... Read More »

SDCC 2013 – More from the ‘Godzilla Encounter’

We were able to take our time through the Godzilla Encounter offsite activation at SDCC this year, so we shot some video of the awesome entrance to the event set up like a Japan street. Custom manga posters, boutiques with fashions created only for the event, and a real Ramen noodle shop complete with menus and served food! Check out ... Read More »

Amazing Spider-Man 2 tumblr Meetup – Surprise Cast Appearance

What we thought would be a fun, free event with pizza and drinks at Basic for the Amazing Spider-Man tumblr Official Meetup sponsored by Entertainment Weekly turned out to be a mini panel with Andrew Garfield, Jamie Foxx and Marc Webb making a surprise appearance to talk about the upcoming Amazing Spider-Man 2 in an intimate venue. As we say, only ... Read More »

SDCC 2013 – Nintendo Gaming Lounge

The Nintendo Gaming Lounge returned to the Marriott Marquis and Marina ballroom in 2013. Wall-to-wall with new and upcoming releases, Pokemon and Animal Crossing-themed lounge areas, tons of events like Donkey Kong, Mario and Zelda photo areas, an interactive Mario and Luigi kiosk, themed characters walking about and tons of giveaways. And you didn’t even need a badge! It was ... Read More »

SDCC 2013 – MTV2 Party in the Park

Comic Con has always been known for turning into a party-mecca once the lights at the San Diego convention center go dim each night, but the first-ever MTV2 Party in the Park may be the surprise after-hours hit for attendees. On Thursday night, MTV2 took over Petco Park to offer Comic Con attendees one of the best parties of the ... Read More »