• San Diego Comic-Con: Looking Ahead to 2015

    Here's what we know about next year's event.

  • SDConCast: San Diego Comic-Con Wrap-Up

    The San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog discusses our favorite moments and biggest disappointments of San Diego Comic-Con 2014.

  • Nerd HQ 2014: Bigger & Better Than Ever

    Our own Kerry Dixon takes a look at how this year's Nerd HQ shaped up.

  • The Unofficial Blog's Guide to San Diego Comic-Con

    Everything you need to know about this year's SDCC in one place - guides, tips, videos and more!

  • Comic-Con International To Begin Issuing Wristbands for Hall H Entry

    Line camping as we know it will be forever changed. The future is now.

GeekShot Exclusive Photo Series (Week 21)

GeekShot Exclusive Series Week 21 - Avengers Age of Ultron Josh Brolin Thanos James Spader Paul Bettany Chris Evans Samuel L Jackson

Welcome to the GeekShot Photo Exclusive Series. This will be a weekly post featuring cool, interesting, or just plain awesome moments we have captured during San Diego Comic-Con. Each week we’ll post 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 photo speak for itself. About ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con 2014: The Team’s Favorite Moments

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Every year The San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog reflects on the week that was and highlights the top moments of SDCC. As with last year, we’ve asked each of our team members to come up with their favorites and describe in their own words what made each so special. Take a look below to see what the Blog’s top moments ... Read More »

SDCC 2014: The Programming Problem

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This was a very strange year for the programming schedule of San Diego Comic-Con, particularly that of Hall H. The lines were the worst we’d ever seen them for Saturday’s programming, and yet, on Thursday, which included Benedict Cumberbatch, Mathew McConaughey, and Christopher Nolan’s Comic-Con debuts, you could walk right in and get a seat in roughly the first half ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con: Looking Ahead to 2015

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Even though we aren’t even done with our 2014 coverage, we’re already starting to look forward to 2015. And when we say “look forward to”, we actually mean “start planning” because in the world of San Diego Comic-Con, there’s no such thing as “too early”. So we found some tidbits of information relating to next year’s SDCC that our readers ... Read More »

How to Make the Best of San Diego Comic-Con By Not Planning Everything


Perhaps the most common piece of advice veteran con-goers bestow upon SDCC hopefuls is “be prepared”. And with an attendance size that rivals some Midwestern cities, it’s not at all difficult to understand why. To both long-time attendees and newbies a like, setting foot in San Diego during Comic-Con can be like entering a war zone. It can feel like ... Read More »

NerdHQ Video Tour

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The San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog and the wonderful folks at d6mafia partnered together this year at San Diego Comic-Con to take an inside look at Zachary Levi and The Nerd Machine’s Nerd HQ. This year, the offsite elevated itself to a whole new level, with fan parties, panels, gaming, activations, and much more. Whether you spent the whole week ... Read More »

Cons: Behind the Mask


Today’s guest post comes from Rob Salkowitz, author of Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture, columnist at ICv2 and specialist in the evolution of media and entertainment. Rob will be participating in four panels at San Diego Comic Con, including the “Future of Geek“, where he will be presenting the Eventbrite survey data from this post.  With fandom conventions setting ... Read More »

Nerd HQ 2014 — Bigger & Better Than Ever

Zachary Levi surprises Dylan O'Brien in the Maze Runner panel

Nerd HQ, the now fourth annual micro-convention held during San Diego Comic-Con by Zachary Levi and his company The Nerd Machine, has a habit of majorly reinventing itself every year. That’s mostly due to the fact that until this year, the event has changed venues every year, meaning that while attendees usually know what to expect as far as the ... Read More »