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Prints, Tees and Info Announced For Ghostbusters 30th Art Show At SDCC

Gallery1988, the Los Angeles-based gallery of pop-culture themed art, has announced the first details and images from its upcoming Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary Art Show, which opens this weekend in New York City. As we reported back in January, the show’s four-city tour will make its final stop at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Per a recent post on the gallery’s ... Read More »

Conan O’Brien Broadcasting From SDCC 2015, Confirms 2015 Dates

TBS late-night show host Conan O’Brien will be bringing his talk show, CONAN, live to San Diego Comic-Con – but not until 2015. Conan will be hosting an entire week of shows, during July 8-12, 2015 (unofficially confirming the dates for next year as well), from the historic Spreckles Theatre in downtown San Diego. According to the press release from ... Read More »

Batman’s 75th Anniversary SDCC Celebration Includes Art Exhibit, Exclusives

Last year, DC celebrated the 75th anniversary of one of their most beloved characters, Superman, with a special anniversary retrospective panel, guest appearances from Man of Steel‘s Henry Cavill, and even the announcement for the upcoming Superman vs Batman. This year, DC’s other most iconic character will also be celebrating their 75th birthday at SDCC, and in a big way. ... 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 »

Under The Tents: Geek Couture Fashion Show, TV Host Casting Call, w00tstock, Masquerade

Now that badge sales are over, it’s time to start really focusing on what you’ll be filling your schedule at San Diego Comic-Con with. We have updates on several offsite events, how you can attend Comic-Con, several authors and artists, and much more. Here’s some news you might have missed: Author Scott Westerfeld’s newest novel, Afterworlds, will be making an ... 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 »

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 »