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 ESET Winner receives (2) Saturday badges, ... Read More »

Con Flashback: It’s an Offsite World

Welcome to another edition of Con Flashback, your regular trip down San Diego Comic-Con memory lane with the Ublog. This week we take a look at the wonderful world of offsites and some of our favorites (besides Nerd HQ because we would all say that!). If you want to suggest a topic, make sure to send us a tweet using ... Read More »

Monogram International SDCC 2017 Exclusives [UPDATE June 22]

Monogram International always brings some exciting licenses to San Diego Comic-Con, including DC, Marvel, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and more. What will the company bring in 2017? You can find all of Monogram’s exclusives at Booth #3645 – and inventory won’t be held back each day, so once something is gone, it’s gone. Plan ahead! Let’s take a look at ... Read More »

Sideshow San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Exclusives [UPDATE]

Sideshow, the makers of high-end collectibles for some of your favorite licenses, are always one of the most exciting booths at San Diego Comic-Con. This year, they’re back at the con, and they’re bringing several exclusives – which you’re sure to want to break open your piggy bank for. Last year, they offered  on-site pick-up for their exclusives, and while ... Read More »

GeekShot Exclusive Photo Series Vol. 4 (Week 9.2)

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 »

Mattel San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Exclusives [UPDATED June 22]

When it comes to San Diego Comic-Con exclusives, the cornerstones of the con have consistently been Hasbro and Mattel. With license to manufacture toys that are consistently at the top of the pop culture want list, both booths have been the craziest for many of Comic-Con’s years. To address the frenzied crowds, Mattel introduced a pre-sale system a few years ... Read More »