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Early Bird Hotels On Sale Now, General Housing In Spring

Now that several thousand attendees have their San Diego Comic-Con badges, we can begin turning our attention toward other aspects involved in the convention, like transportation, or finding a place to sleep. As of this morning, Comic-Con International has unveiled news on at least one of those aspects: Hotels. The Early Bird Hotel Sale is back for 2014, with reservations ... Read More »

Toy Fair 2014: Kidrobot’s Big Comic-Con Plans

One of the most exciting booths we were able to check out at Toy Fair 2014 belonged to Kidrobot, producer of designer collectibles and venerable Comic-Con exclusive exhibitor. The company was showing off its 2014 retail offerings, which included a treasure trove of licenses every SDCC attendee would salivate over: Futurama, The Simpsons, CAPCOM, and now Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, ... Read More »

Toy Fair 2014: NECA

NECA has always been known among San Diego Comic-Con attendees for its high-quality collectibles, but we think they raised the bar to a new level with last year’s 8-bit Jason figure, with its retro NES-style packaging and awesome concept. So we put down NECA on our “must-see” list at Toy Fair 2014, to try and get the scoop on what ... Read More »

Bates Motel Returns to Comic-Con, Wants To Bring You

The A&E series Bates Motel made its San Diego Comic-Con debut in 2013 with a star-studded panel and a private party, and for 2014, its returning to the convention in a big way. Best of all, the series would like to bring one lucky attendee along for the ride. A&E is giving away one Grand Prize trip for two including ... Read More »

Toy Fair 2014: Star Wars Rebels, Alien Figures to Debut at SDCC

We have news of two fan-favorite companies debuting new licensed figures at San Diego Comic-Con this year. First, Hasbro has confirmed it will reveal 3.75-inch figures from the Star Wars Rebels line at SDCC this July. Newsarama reported that figures for Sabine and Hera, two female characters from the upcoming animated series, would be revealed at the con. We reached out ... Read More »

Toy Fair 2014: Icon Heroes, Factory, Mimoco, Square Enix and Doctor Who

Call it Comic-Conditioning. We hit the convention floor this week at the toy industry’s biggest gathering, the annual Toy Fair trade show in New York City. Many popular SDCC exhibitors were present at Toy Fair, so we asked them to spill the beans on their convention exclusives. Some did, but most couldn’t because their designs were still pending and couldn’t ... Read More »

Toy Fair 2014: Hasbro Preview Event Recap

Each winter, the toy world descends upon icy New York City to unveil its upcoming offerings during the annual Toy Fair trade show. This is typically an event for those in the industry to wheel and deal, finalize license agreements and connect buyers with new product offerings. It is also, however, a chance for us to get a first glimpse ... Read More »

WonderPost: Artist Confirmations, Volunteering, Badge Pick-Up, TheOneRing.net, Panels, Pro Reg, Warner Archive

CCI’s first convention of the year is drawing closer, and we’ve got news on several aspects of the convention. The biggest news is obviously that WonderCon badges are finally available to purchase online — but it’s not the only news. Artists have confirmed their attendance, we’ve got news on panels, on how to pick up your badge, on vendors, and ... Read More »