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Nerd HQ Crowdfunding Campaign Starts Next Week, Includes ‘Arrow’ Panel, Plan for ‘Chuck’ Movie [Update 3: Starts Week of March 9]

Updates at bottom… When we caught up with Zachary Levi last month, he talked about how #IWantMyNerdHQ trended worldwide as nerds around the globe showed their love for the annual fan-favorite event during San Diego Comic-Con. That initial show of support was just the beginning of a campaign to bring back Nerd HQ this year, bigger and better than ever. ... Read More »

Under The Tents: HopCon: Power Rangers, w00tstout, ghostgirl, Artist and Author Confirmations, TMNT

While we wait for more news on Open Registration and Hotelmaggedon: 2014 Edition, we’ve been gathering up more news on San Diego Comic-Con. Today’s update brings us news on Power Rangers, the return of w00tstout, ghostgirl, more artist and author confirmations, and a 30th anniversary celebration for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Here’s some news you might have missed: Stone Brewing ... Read More »

Toy Fair 2014: Funko’s ReAction Figures and Plans for SDCC

When we were making our short list of booths to visit during Toy Fair 2014, Funko was at the top. The company’s line of licensed Pop! Vinyls have always been a big hit with our readers and Comic-Con attendees, and the addition of Super7’s ReAction line made Funko hotter than ever. So we were given a tour of the booth ... Read More »

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 »