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‘Mystery Science Theatre 3000’ Live at the Balboa Theatre

MST3K fans rejoice! Joel Hodgson is bringing your favorite bad movie critics to The Balboa Theatre during SDCC this year, with not one, but two shows. You’ll be able to catch the cast live, which includes new host Jonah Heston (Jonah Ray), Crow (Hampton Yount), Tom Servo, and Gypsy, on Friday, July 21 at 7PM and/or Saturday, July 22 at 7PM. Joining the ... Read More »

‘The Adventure Zone’ Hosting Live Show at San Diego Comic-Con

Here There Be Gerblins! The Adventure Zone – a comedy and adventure podcast based on Dungeons and Dragons – is coming to San Diego Comic-Con this year. The popular podcast will host a live show at the convention on Friday, July 21, at 10PM at the Balboa Theatre. They’ll also be recording My Brother, My Brother, and Me, a weekly comedy advice podcast, ... Read More »

Diamond PREVIEWS San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Exclusives

Diamond Select Toys and Diamond Comic Distributors are offering over 20 PREVIEWS exclusives at San Diego Comic-Con this year, with everything from The Walking Dead to Guardians of the Galaxy to Ghosbusters and more. Several of the exclusives are available for pre-order on Toy Wars. They’ll have shared exclusives with other retailers at the show, as well as a few items that ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »