Guides

Guide to SDCC – Part 1 – Packing and Arriving

Description: With hundreds of Comic-Con tips floating around the web I’ve decided to mix ours up. It is divided into four parts (Packing + Arriving, Panels, Shopping + Exhibit Hall, and Outside the Convention) and one will be posted daily. In each part I won’t just list out some tips, I’ll also give a strategy of sorts to that part ... Read More »

20 Tips for every Con Attendee!

Whether you’re a first time con-goer or have visited the sacred convention center for many years, here’s 20 tips you should know: 1. Comfort is a must: Comfortable clothes, shoes, backpacks, anything you can think of. Just make sure it’s comfortable. You’re going to be walking and standing for many hours each day and even the littlest pain can really ... Read More »

10 Must Read Exhibit Hall Tips!

Yesterday I gave you 10 packing tips and today I switch focus to the massive Comic-Con Exhibit Hall! This place has hundreds of booths with everything from comics, to toys, movies, and video games! In no real order, here’s 10 tips you should know before attempting to go through this huge spectacle: 1. Plan out your time: I’ve found that ... Read More »

10 Must Read Comic-Con Packing Tips!

The most important thing to do before you go to comic-con is pack and though it might seem easy there are some tips you should know before you close up that suitcase of yours. Here’s the top 10 SDCC packing tips in no real order: 1. Bring Entertainment: Whether its a book, a DS/PSP, or just a good magazine you’re ... Read More »

Offsite Parties and Events at the con! – 2009 (Outdated)

Update: Huge Off-Site Author Event at BORDERS (Gaslamp district): 7/25 at 8pm! Panel and Book Signing: Pat Rothfuss, Rob Thurman, Kat Richardson, Tom Sniegoski, Amber Benson, Seanan McGuire, Jeanne Stein The examiner has put together a list of all the parties and offsite events going on during the con! Check it out: By Cynthia Adkins Tuesday 7/21 8PM-11PM Comic-Con PreParty ... Read More »