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What Are The Odds Of Getting A San Diego Comic-Con Badge?


We know that there were a lot of disappointed fans on Saturday, who walked away empty handed in San Diego Comic-Con’s Open Registration badge sale — just as there are every year. Although the sale had some legitimate issues (like the Member ID site crashing), the real problem is very simple: There is much more demand for badges at Comic-Con ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con Packing Tips: Uncommon Items To Bring

Photo by flickr user JD Hancock.

Packing for San Diego Comic-Con, or any convention, can seem like a daunting task. On top of the more obvious Comic-Con necessities like poster tubes, portable chargers, and deodorant (and please, pack your deodorant), there’s also all of the things that you might not even consider bringing to the convention. But those are the things that could mean the difference ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con 2015 Pre-Prep List

Outside Comic Con Convention Center Hotel Crowd shot

We’re only a few days into the new year of 2015 and as we say in the land of San Diego Comic-Con, it’s never too early to start planning.  Some lucky few have already managed to nab their highly coveted Con badge during Pre-Registration.  Meanwhile other hopefuls are still waiting to try their luck for a Comic-Con badge during Open ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con 2015 Preregistration Guide & Tips


Comic-Con International announced today that Preregistration for San Diego Comic-Con 2015 will take place this Saturday, November 8, at 9AM PT. Are you prepared? Just in case you’re not, we’ve put together a guide and tips on making sure you are ready for this weekend. You can also join us, whether you’re buying a badge or just wanting to see ... 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

nerd hq video

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 »

2014 Swag and What it Means for 2015


For the last few years San Diego Comic-Con has ended with many feeling that the freebies that once flowed freely are no longer as readily available. It’s inarguable that companies on the SDCC floor are giving out less t-shirts, bags and posters than in 2010, but does that mean that there’s less freebies in general? More importantly, where does this ... Read More »