Guides

Ask The SDCC Doctors: The Best Backpack For 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 reader ... Read More »

Your SDCC Checklist for May 2013

Do you hear that? That’s the sound of 140,000 geeks marching toward San Diego. It’s May Day, and we’re creeping ever closer to the start of San Diego Comic-Con 2013. But believe us, things can quickly snowball into an avalanche of information before you know it. Don’t worry! We’ve got you covered. Here’s what you can expect during the next month: Badge ... Read More »

How to Make The Best of SDCC, Solo Style

A Guide to Attending SDCC Solo

As you already know, San Diego Comic-Con is awesome. If you didn’t, you probably wouldn’t be reading this in the first place. But I’ve been seeing the same question repeatedly from concerned attendees: “I’m attending Comic-Con by myself this year. Will it still be awesome?” The short answer, is an emphatic “YES.” Case in point – I’ve attended Comic-Con exclusively ... Read More »

Getting Ready for SDCC: Three Months and Counting…

SDCC Three Months and Counting!

Can you believe it? We are down to three months till “Nerdapalooza” 2013 begins! For Comic-Con veterans, you know exactly what to expect and what you should be doing right now. However for some, this will be like waking up in Jabba’s Palace after being frozen in carbonite – complete with disorientation, panic, and anxiety. Believe me, I’ve been there ... Read More »

A Guide To Parking At San Diego Comic-Con

San Diego Comic-Con Parking

Note: Because of the amount of information we received which was specific to the 2013 Ace Parking SDCC parking pass presale, we decided to compile it into its own post. As a result, we’ve pulled some of the previously updated information from here and put it into that new post. If you find some information  missing since the last time you looked, ... Read More »

APRIL FOOL’S! Comic-Con 2013 Schedule Leaked! [UPDATED]

UPDATE: Thanks to everyone’s overwhelmingly positive response on our April Fool’s prank! Since people are still interested in reading it, we’ve republished it to the site. Of course, the cat’s out of the bag, so we’ve clearly marked it as an April Fool’s Day joke. Thanks so much to our readers for making it such a big hit! Enjoy it ... Read More »

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 »