Guides

Setting Your SDCC Budget

With badges secured and hotels being booked there’s no better time to start thinking about creating a budget than now. I know this isn’t the funnest thing to do, but it is essential to keep you on track and prevent a trip to the poorhouse. The goal is to have fun at the San Diego Comic-Con and not put yourself heavily ... Read More »

Getting Ready For SDCC: Four Months And Counting…

If you were fortunate enough to survive gauntlet of the recent badge sales and the hotel lottery, then let me be the first to say for all your bleeding, you deserve a Purple Heart. There have been more references comparing it to The Hunger Games then a Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Unfortunately, there is no rest for the weary. As ... Read More »

SDCC and “The Art of War”: A 40+ Page Survival Guide

Lurking around the internet for the latest Comic-Con scoops definitely has its highs and its lows. Sometimes we come up empty-handed, and sometimes, like what we’re about to show you, we strike pure gold. Of all the places we go on the internet, it’s strange to say reddit is anything but calm. Yet as far as SDCC communities go, the comiccon subreddit ... Read More »

A Case for Staying Downtown and in the Gaslamp Quarter During SDCC

Eating at San Diego Comic-Con

Editor’s note: This article is the second in a series of two “point/counter-point” articles on where to stay during San Diego Comic-Con, leading up to Tuesday’s hotel reservation sale. Please be sure to read our first article in the series, “A Case For Staying Outside of the Gaslamp During SDCC”, so that you can decide which hotel selections are best for you! ... Read More »

A Case for Staying Outside of the Gaslamp During SDCC

Editor’s note: This article is the first in a series of two “point/counter-point” articles on where to stay during San Diego Comic-Con, leading up to Tuesday’s hotel reservation sale. Please check out our second article in the series, “A Case for Staying Downtown and in the Gaslamp Quarter During SDCC”, so that you can decide which hotel selections are best for you! ... Read More »

Your Complete Guide to Comic-Con 2012

For those ready to ascend into the craziness that is San Diego Comic-Con, we have you covered. Everything you need to prepare yourselves can be found in the bullet points below. Don’t forget to bring your ID, and when waiting overnight for that Firefly panel, leave your tent at home! Did you know our site design for this year is ... Read More »

Your Complete Guide to 2011 Comic-Con

For those ready to ascend into the craziness that is San Diego Comic-Con, we have you covered. Everything you need to prepare yourselves can be found in the posts below. Whether it’s your first time or your tenth, hopefully you’ll find some helpful information in our Newbie Guides: Part I: Offsite Events and Scheduling Part II: Merchandise Part III: Groceries ... Read More »

Comic-Con Photo Tips

One of the things that has become a part of Comic-Con as much as the long lines and cool exclusives is photos. People with everything from cameraphones, point and shoots, starter DLSRs, all the way up to professional gear. I’m guessing those with the professional gear know what they’re doing, so this blog is for the rest of us. Read More »

10 Keys to an Awesome Comic Con

I shared my Top 10 ways to ruin your Comic Con last week which received 70+ comments! Thanks all for sharing lessons learned from past Cons. I wanted to follow up with some tips on how to turn your experience from good to great. This is the only time of the year to enjoy an event of this magnitude and it takes intentionality to ... Read More »