Under The Tents Late Edition: WB Key Cards, Orphan Black, Marvel, South Park, John DiMaggio, City of Bones, Kidrobot, DKE

We’ve started a new, quasi-regular column on the Blog titled “Under The Tents”. The title is symbolic, as it’s representative of the times we all line up under the tents waiting for those big moments to happen inside Hall H or Ballroom 20. You can read this morning’s Early Edition here. Here’s the rest of the stuff you might have missed ... Read More »

Sanrio Brings Hello Kitty To Comic-Con for First Time

Sanrio, the Japanese parent company of the beloved Hello Kitty franchise, is bringing its star player to the country’s largest convention for the first time in 2013. And it’s not just getting its toes wet with the Comic-Con crowd, it’s going all in with exclusives and interactive events to satisfy fans of all ages. We mentioned it would be setting up ... Read More »

ShiftyLook Events Schedule Posted for 2013

ShiftyLook, the NAMCO BANDAI extension which aims bring “arcade classics back to life with webcomics, cartoons, games”, is returning to the Gaslamp during SDCC 2013, and has posted its event schedule through Comic-Con weekend. From July 18-21, ShiftyLook will be taking over the Hilton Gaslamp with tons of games, events and signings for attendees in San Diego. The list of ... Read More »

Captain America Banners Joining Thor in the Gaslamp?

We’ve done some digging and have gathered some clues about the banners in the Gaslamp. It seems that the Thor banners already up are not going to be the only ones we see. Based on what we’ve heard, all clues point to Captain America: Winter Soldier. It looks like Marvel will get the Gaslamp banners all to itself this year. ... Read More »

Comics Arts Conference SDCC Panels Announced

One of the most important traditions at San Diego Comic Con is the The Comics Arts Conference, held in conjunction with SDCC every year. The Comics Arts Conference is where scholars, professionals, critics, industry professionals and historians who study comics hold panels and discussions on the importance and meaning of comics in today’s culture. We’re excited to announce that we ... Read More »

Dexter Headed to Hall H for SDCC Farewell

This is one announcement that’s killer! Fans of Showtime series Dexter, which finishes up its eighth and final season in September, will have one last chance say goodbye to their favorite serial killer. The show’s final panel at San Diego Comic Con will take place on Thursday this year, but it’s moving up in a big way – to Hall ... Read More »

NBC Universal Announces TV Panels for SDCC 2013

The Hollywood Reporter has unveiled NBC Universal’s Comic-Con television schedule this July. The biggest news is the announcement of the Community panel, to be held this year on Sunday in Hall H. And while the Community panel is still a full house, there’s sadly no mention of Joel McHale or Donald Glover in the panelists. [UPDATE] NBC’s official Community Twitter ... Read More »

IDW SDCC 2013 Exclusives, Pre-Orders, Signings Announced [UPDATE July 3]

IDW Publishing has announced its exclusive hardcovers and variants for this year’s SDCC. In addition, several of these exclusives can be pre-ordered via its online store before the show and picked up at the IDW booth. Sure to be popular among Comic-Con attendees are the My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic #9 glitter variant, limited to 1000 copies, with eight ... Read More »