Guides

MattyCollector SDCC Voucher Pre-Sale Guide [UPDATE]

The time has come to plot your course to successfully navigating the infamous SDCC MattyCollector experience. This isn’t a ride for the faint of heart, but like so many things when it comes to SDCC, with effort comes reward. So, here are the tips that will maximize your potential to make everyone at work drool when you put that Batusi ... Read More »

Countdown to Comic-Con: Now That You’ve Landed

We’re counting down the weeks leading up to Comic-Con by reposting some of our important SDCC tips which have appeared on the blog over the years, updated with current information. You can find all of our guides under the main menu, or by clicking here. You Are What You Eat You’ll want to stock up on food to carry with you ... Read More »

Geeks With Children: SDCC Child Care Registration Open

Pay up or the hand gets it! by Chris Winters, on Flickr

For those who have traded their collectible figurines for bottles, bibs and binkies, Comic-Con International is looking out for you. Thanks to their Child Care program during San Diego Comic-Con, you won’t miss a beat at the convention, even if your significant other sticks you with watching the kids during the biggest weekend of the year. Information has been released ... Read More »

Ask The SDCC Doctors: The Most Awesome Moment At Comic-Con?

Invasion Of The Doctors by easylocum, on Flickr

We get asked for advice all the time from our readers, and we’re always happy to help. But now that we’ve assembled such a great team of experienced con attendees, we’ve decided to pool our knowledge in a regular column called, “Ask The SDCC Doctors”, where we go around the TARDIS answering a reader question. Today’s question comes from reddit ... Read More »

Video: Searching the Gaslamp for the Best in SDCC Offsite Events

As anyone that has attended San Diego Comic-Con in the last few years knows, the con has taken over the Gaslamp and become much more than a simple convention confined to the limits of the convention center walls. Each year SDCC’s grasp seems to grow larger and it leaves soon-to-be-attendees frantic with speculation as to where the next big offsite ... Read More »

SDCC Badge Resales Soon – Get Ready!

The date for refunds has passed. Badge resales are imminent. If you are still looking for a badge, get yourself ready. We’re here to help. The official Comic-Con 2013 Badge Purchase page still states all passes for this year are sold out; however as we speculated earlier in the year, there should be a limited quantity of all badge types ... Read More »

Countdown to Comic-Con: Packing and Arriving

We’re counting down the weeks leading up to Comic-Con by reposting some of our important SDCC tips which have appeared on the blog over the years, updated with current information. You can find all of our guides under the main menu, or by clicking here. After months of scheduling, packing, and anticipating you finally get off the plane in San ... Read More »

Ask The SDCC Doctors: Prepare For Line Camping

Invasion Of The Doctors by easylocum, on Flickr

We get asked for advice all the time from our readers, and we’re always happy to help. But now that we’ve assembled such a great team of experienced con attendees, we’ve decided to pool our knowledge in a regular column called, “Ask The SDCC Doctors”, where we go around the TARDIS answering a reader question. Today’s question comes from @inkasrain ... Read More »

Dancing With The Stars: A Guide To Comic-Con’s Ballroom 20

Ballroom 20 after the previews by Kikishua, on Flickr

With San Diego Comic-Con fast approaching, and many of you already starting your 2013 preparations, we wanted to take a step “inside” the San Diego Convention Center to give you a look at some of the rooms and locations in which you’ll be spending most of your time. Today’s look is at one of the other more popular rooms in ... Read More »

Tech Tips from @evico: Building an EGO PLAN!

The San Diego Comic-Con is approaching fast and I am sure the anxiety level for most of us is beginning to build as we anticipate what we want to do, see and get! Over the past ten years I noticed a trend and it seems to be getting worse with each passing year… there is always MORE to see, MORE ... Read More »