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San Diego Convention Center Corporation Predicts $1.1 Billion Regional Economic in 2017; Comic-Con Still Top Performer

With the Chargers now moving to Los Angeles, there may be some renewed interest in a San Diego Convention Center expansion — and one of the best cases for such a project is that it continues to attract some huge names (including not only San Diego Comic-Con, but also a slew of medical conferences in 2017), which bring with them money, jobs, ... Read More »

‘Nobility’ Wants to Send You to San Diego Comic-Con 2017

While Returning Registration – formerly known as Preregistration – won’t be taking place until early 2017, that doesn’t mean that this fall is shaping up to be low on Comic-Con news. After yesterday’s news of a contest from Fox Home Entertainment and Amazon.com to send one lucky winner and a guest to San Diego Comic-Con 2017, we’ve got word of ... Read More »

San Diego ‘Convadium’ Measures Fail — Where Does Expansion Go From Here?

Tuesday’s election wasn’t just about electing our next President (or even the Senate). In every state, there are also local ballot measures — and in San Diego, that included two proposed measures that could have seen a new Chargers stadium and a convention center annex built downtown. Now, both of those measures have been defeated. The Citizens’ Plan, spearheaded by attorney ... Read More »

Select San Diego Comic-Con Panels Now Streaming on Comic-Con HQ

You can never do everything at Comic-Con. Which is partially why Comic-Con HQ, the joint venture streaming service from Comic-Con International and Lionsgate, exists — to bring the convention right to you, in your living room. They’ve launched several panels from the convention, which are now streaming on their site, including: Game of Thrones (with Sophie Turner, Isaac Hempstead Wright, ... Read More »

Mattel After Party Online Sale Offers SDCC Exclusives [UPDATE]

Just like Hasbro (whose online sale launches August 9) – Mattel is bringing back their After Party Sale, where anyone who wants to purchase select San Diego Comic-Con exclusives can. The sale will open at 9AM PT on Monday, August 15. Here’s the full list of products available: DC Comics™ Multiverse Suicide Squad™ The Joker and Panda 2-Pack — $40 DC ... Read More »

SDCC 2016 Recap: Mr. Robot Invaded Petco Park

fsociety is finally awake – and they invaded San Diego Comic-Con this year. USA Network’s Mr. Robot was out in force at the convention, with an awesome offsite on 4th Ave that recreated sets from the series, UBER Mr. Robot repair vans, a panel inside the convention center, and — my personal favorite — a Thursday morning extraganza in Petco Park with ... Read More »

Hasbro San Diego Comic-Con 2016 Exclusives Available August 9

Couldn’t get your hands on Hasbro’s San Diego Comic-Con exclusives? Well, we’ve got good news for you. On their FAQ, Hasbro has revealed that this year’s post-San Diego Comic-Con exclusives sale will launch at an unspecified time online on Tuesday, August 9. The items will be available on their site only, in the EXCLUSIVES category. All items are limited – ... Read More »

5 Winners & 5 Losers from San Diego Comic-Con 2016

This was a weird year at San Diego Comic-Con. Don’t get us wrong – we had an amazing time, but everything definitely felt like it was a transition period, like we were seeing the start of things to come further down the line. For better and for worse, this year saw a lot of changes at the convention. So let’s take a look ... Read More »

Hasbro San Diego Comic-Con 2016 Exclusives [UPDATE July 19]

When  it comes to San Diego Comic-Con exclusives, it doesn’t get bigger than Hasbro. With license to manufacture toys that are consistently at the top of the pop culture want list, this booth is always one of the craziest and has broken the spirits of more SDCC attendees than the Hall H line ever has. That said, if you want the ... Read More »