Zachary Levi Announced as Host for ‘Syfy Presents Live From Comic-Con’

Although yesterday’s news of Nerd HQ not returning to this year’s San Diego Comic-Con broke a lot of hearts yesterday — fear not, as just as promised, Zachary Levi still has something up his sleeve. Syfy just announced that Levi will be hosting the second annual Syfy Presents Live From Comic-Con, the live telecast that offers celebrity interviews, insider party coverage, ... Read More »

Under the Tents: Syfy, Counterpart, Flex Your Rex, The Ninjabot, NECA Toys, The Geeky Hooker

Like you, we’re all saddened by Nerd HQ’s announcement yesterday — but let’s try to turn that frown upside down with some news about will be coming to the convention, including Syfy, exclusives, and more. Here’s a look at what you might have missed: If you’re starting to worry that everything and the kitchen sink is cancelling their San Diego Comic-Con plans, ... Read More »

Nerd HQ Won’t Be Happening at San Diego Comic-Con 2017

Your San Diego Comic-Con scheduling conflicts may have just gotten a little easier. Nerd HQ — arguably the best offsite at San Diego Comic-Con since it debuted in 2011 — just announced that they won’t be returning this year. “As many of you know, here at Nerd HQ, every single year, we try to not only present you with Nerd HQ, ... Read More »

SDCC 2017 Hotel Waitlist Set to Begin May 15

Hotelpocalypse is (almost) finally over. E-mails with instructions about this year’s hotel waitlist – which will open on Monday, May 15 – are going out now. Rooms from Hotelpocalpyse were allocated (supposedly, anyway) based on timestamp of when you entered the form to fill out your information, and then assigned in two groups, the last of which was this last Monday. ... Read More »

Friday Fun Poll: Prize Mule Droppings

Sometimes, on Fridays, we like to ask stupid questions — we’re just as excited for the weekend as you are. Though today’s question isn’t so stupid. As we gear up for Adventures of Prize Mule this July, in addition to awesome prizes from awesome companies, we will also have items that we’ll be giving out from The San Diego Comic-Con ... Read More »

Con Flashback: Ballroom 20 versus Hall H

We’re starting a weekly column, that’s all about looking back at Comic-Con’s of the past. Have you ever wondered what the UBlog staff’s favorite panel was? Or their favorite place to eat during the convention? If you have a question you’d like us to tackle, please let us know in the comments. This week’s question comes to use from Angela ... Read More »

GeekShot Exclusive Photo Series Vol. 4 (Week 6)

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 »

Funko Fundays Returns to San Diego Comic-Con 2017

Funko Fundays – the celebration for fans of all things Funko – is returning to San Diego Comic-Con on Friday, July 21, at 8:30 PM (doors open at 6:45PM) at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego. Tickets for the event are $140, and will go on sale on Wednesday, May 17 at 10AM PT. The link will be posted to ... Read More »