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Under the Tents: Pacific Rim 2, Kevin Eastman, Street Fighter, Mike Grell, Black Girl Nerds Meet-Up

Happy Valentine’s Day, UBlog readers! While we can’t conjure up badge news for you this morning, we can give you the gift of some other awesome Comic-Con related news – including word that we may be getting something Pacific Rim 2 related, as well as appearances from the likes of Kevin Eastman, Mike Grell, Street Fighter, and more. Here’s a look ... Read More »

Fourth Wave of Guests for San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Announced

We know, okay? You want badge news. And honestly, we think at some point within the next two weeks, we’ll have some – but first, we’ve got some news on Special Guests. The Toucan Blog has shared the next round of Special Guests headed to SDCC 2017: Simon Hanselmann • Cartoonist, Megahex Robin Hobb • Author, The Farseer Trilogy, The Fitz ... Read More »

San Diego Convention Center Corporation Predicts $1.1 Billion Regional Economic Impact 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 »