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San Diego Comic-Con 2011: The Top Five Favorite Moments

Comic-Con 2011 has come to a close, and our sleep-depraved minds are still reeling from the whirlwind four days of lines, panels and offsite events. And because there was much more to see and do at the con than one person could ever dream of, we went to Twitter and asked our awesome readers what their favorite moments of 2011 ... Read More »

SDCC 2011 Preview Night – The Gaslamp District

Since I didn’t have access to preview night, I thought I would check out the Gaslamp District and see where the big offsite events are going to be set up. Some of them are already open for attendees, so if you’re like me and have to wait until tomorrow to get into the convention, there’s still a lot for you ... Read More »

Food Trucks Reveal Disney and Warner Bros. Offsite Surprises

Yesterday, foodies at the con rejoiced at the news the San Diego food trucks would be out in full force during the con. The website sdfoodtrucks.com gave the specifics on what cuisine we can expect to be present and where the trucks would be located. Does “Chop Sooey, Patty Melt, Super Q, Asian Persuasion, Two For The Road, Devilicious, SD ... Read More »

Offsite Events List Updated

Comic-Con is only a few days away and we’ve been feverishly keeping up with all the offsite event announcements for you. We’ve recently updated the 2011 events list, and we have even more events than last year! Do yourself a favor and check it out if you haven’t seen it in a while. You’ll be glad you did! Read More »

Comic-Con Real Steel Banners in San Diego

SDCC Blog reader Pat Loika sent us some pics he took showing the Comic-Con banners are up throughout San Diego. And they’re promoting Real Steel, the Dreamworks movie starring Hugh Jackman hitting theaters in October. Hmmm…Dreamworks has been rumored to be largely sitting out of this year’s con, so why promote a movie so heavily when people won’t even be ... Read More »

Cirque Du Soleil at PETCO Park During Comic-Con

When news hit that Jon Favreau would be staging a big premiere of his upcoming summer blockbuster Cowboys & Aliens at Comic-Con, we reported that a big event was looking at using PETCO Park the Thursday during the con, per a tweet [since deleted] from Latino Review’s Elmayimbe. It was later confirmed that the premiere was going to be held ... Read More »

w00tstock Tickets Are Now On Sale

I’ll be starting the Offsite Events 2011 page in early June, but I wanted to give everyone a heads up now about tickets to one of the most popular events. w00tstock is a geeky variety show that’s hosted by comedians Paul and Storm, Mythbusters co-host Adam Savage, and overall SDCC idol Wil Wheaton. Each event features various comedians, actors, singers, ... Read More »

Review: The Green Hornet’s Garage

I was going to review the experience of riding in Black Beauty (the Green Hornet car), but unfortunately I was unable to. When I arrived at the designated spot the employees said they couldn’t drive the car after dark because of its green headlights. Thus, I was stuck in the garage and couldn’t ride the car. Still, the garage was ... Read More »