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SDCC 2017 Shuttle Map, Schedule Revealed

You’ve got a place to sleep at Comic-Con, but you still need a way to travel around the convention – and the easiest solution to that is the free Comic-Con International shuttle service – which was revealed in this year’s badge box packet. The Comic Con shuttles will be running to 63 locations in downtown, Mission Valley, and hotels near the ... Read More »

Attendee of The Week: Tim Ludy

Every week from now until San Diego Comic-Con, we’re celebrating you: our readers! So let’s meet this week’s Attendee of the Week: Tim Ludy Where are you traveling from for San Diego Comic-Con? Tewksbury, MA How many years have you been attending? This is my third year! What was your favorite panel and why? That’s a tough toss-up because I ... Read More »

Marvel Studios Invades San Diego with Gaslamp Banners [UPDATE]

San Diego Comic-Con is just around the corner (we’re currently just 26 days away!) — and there’s no clearer sign of that fact than when the annual SDCC banners start going up around the Gaslamp and San Diego. Marvel has sponsored the banners for the last several years – promoting such properties as Thor: The Dark World, Guardians of the Galaxy, ... Read More »

San Diego’s Convention Center Receives Well-Deserved Upgrades

When the San Diego Convention Center opened its doors in 1989, it was a beautiful, state-of-the-art facility. Two years later, San Diego Comic-Con moved in, and the relationship has been symbiotic ever since. The convention expanded in 2001, doubling its square footage. Since then, however, any further expansion efforts have sputtered and stalled. Luckily, the California Infrastructure and Economic Development ... Read More »

Attendee of the Week: Pablo Machado

Every week from now until San Diego Comic-Con, we’re celebrating you: our readers! So let’s meet this week’s Attendee of the Week: Pablo Machado @elmachas   Where are you traveling from for San Diego Comic-Con? Guadalajara, Mexico. How many years have you been attending? 2017 will be my 5th year in a row. What was your favorite panel and why? ... Read More »

ATX TV Festival Offers Attendees An Intimate Look Inside TV

If you love the world of TV — the shows themselves, the mechanics behind them, and your fellow fans who watch them — then get yourself to Austin next June for the ATX Television Festival. I’ve known about the festival for years, but just never made the trek down until this year. So, if you’re a smarter person than me ... Read More »

Attendee of the Week: Melissa Aviles

Every week from now until San Diego Comic-Con, we’re celebrating you: our readers! So let’s meet this week’s Attendee of the Week: Melissa Aviles @wereplv Where are you traveling from for San Diego Comic-Con? I’m a 5-hour drive away in the city of sins — Las Vegas, NV How many years have you been attending? I’ve been attending since 2014, ... Read More »