Drink Your Way to San Diego Comic-Con 2017 with Pepsi Fire

Pepsi Fire has a red-hot contest, where you can sip your way to attending this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, or win other great prizes, including Nintendo Switch prize packs, a trip to Lollapalooza, a chance to attend a Conan taping in Burbank, and more. Pepsi is giving ten lucky prize winners a trip to Comic-Con, which includes round-trip airfare for two, two ... Read More »

The Contest Hub

Open Registrational Visual Guide & Tips

Everybody loves contests, right? So to make it easier on our readers to find these opportunities we have decided to run an ongoing post to be your contest hub. Make sure to take note of the Entry/Deadline dates and any restrictions. Good luck to all who enter! SDCC Badge Contests Company Prize Link Entry/Deadline Restrictions Traveling Stories Two 4-day badges to ... Read More »

Chris Hardwick Confirms No ‘Nerdist Podcast Live’ or Stand-Up Show at SDCC 2017

Amid all of the excitement around this week’s announced Mystery Science Theatre 3000 and The Adventure Zone shows at the Balboa Theater, many attendees noticed something: This didn’t leave a lot of room in the schedule for Chris Hardwick’s annual Nerdist Podcast Live taping. Today, on a Facebook Live video, Hardwick confirmed what many had thought: There won’t be a podcast recording this year, ... Read More »

Con Flashback: 10 Years A Con Goer

Welcome to another edition of Con Flashback, where staff from the SDCC Unofficial Blog take a stroll down memory lane thanks in part to your suggestions! This week’s suggestion comes to us from Stephanie Shamblin via Twitter: Evic Oropilla I look back at SDCC 2006 with fond memories as I remember it as being more fun than stressful as I ... Read More »

GeekShot Exclusive Photo Series Vol. 4 (Week 7)

Welcome to the GeekShot Photo Exclusive Series. This will be a regularly recurring post featuring cool, interesting, or just plain awesome moments we have captured during San Diego Comic-Con and WonderCon over the years. Each post will include a photo by Beth or James of GeekShot Photography. We may include a short story about the photo, but sometimes we’ll just let the ... Read More »

Remaining San Diego Comic-Con Hotels Now Open

Did Hotelpocalypse do you wrong, and you’re now wondering if you need to sleep in the Hall H line every night? Well, don’t stress, because Comic-Con International and onPeak have opened the remaining inventory of hotels up for anyone, regardless of if you were on the waitlist or not. Now, these aren’t downtown hotels – but there are plenty of options ... Read More »

Hasbro San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Exclusives [UPDATE May 18]

When  it comes to San Diego Comic-Con exclusives, it doesn’t get bigger than Hasbro. With license to manufacture toys that are consistently at the top of the pop culture want list, this booth is always one of the craziest and has broken the spirits of more SDCC attendees than the Hall H line ever has. That said, if you want the ... Read More »

‘Vikings’ Charts Course San Diego Comic-Con 2017

Get out your drinking horn, Vikings fans, because you’re about to be very happy. Series star Katheryn Winnick, who plays Lagertha on The History Channel series, announced on Instagram today that the series is heading back to San Diego Comic-Con – and that you can catch them on Friday, July 21. [UPDATE]Second Union managed to get a screenshot of it The ... Read More »