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Experiencing the FX Fearless Arena at Comic-Con 2015

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You couldn’t miss the hotel wrap for FX’s The Strain looming over us from the Hilton Bayfront, promoting the summer episodes of the series, and creeping out more than a few con-goers. On the lawn next to the hotel, FX Networks set up their Fearless Arena with four main activations for The Strain, American Horror Story, Fargo, and the upcoming series The Bastard ... Read More »

The ‘How It Should Have Ended’ Villain Pub at Comic-Con

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Partnering with Henry’s Pub on 5th Ave during San Diego Comic-Con was HISHE, otherwise known as How It Should Have Ended, the creators of the excellent animated parodies of all our favorite (and not-so-favorite) films. Celebrating 10 years since HISHE was founded, the team brought their animated “Villain Pub” to life at Henry’s, where they held Q&A sessions with the founders, hosted happy hours, and ... Read More »

Funko Fun Days 2015 Review

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Funko Fun Days is unlike anything at San Diego Comic-Con. The popular offsite event is held annually on Friday of Comic-Con, by Funko, to celebrate their fans. This year the event moved to the Manchester Grand Hyatt, which allowed it to expand to around 1,500 attendees – and although it was our first year attending, if this year was anything ... Read More »

FX Fearless Arena Begins to Take Shape [UPDATE]

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The FX Fearless Arena is slowly being assembled on the Hilton Bayfront lawn. Registration for the event — which is essentially a theme park with activations for The Strain, American Horror Story: Hotel, Fargo, and The Bastard Executioner, — just opened, so be sure to sign up. Here’s a look at the hours: FX FEARLESS ARENA – HOURS OF OPERATION Thursday, ... Read More »

Adult Swim Sets Up Behind San Diego Convention Center for SDCC

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Adult Swim is on the move this year, from their usual location over in the Petco Interactive Zone to behind the San Diego Convention Center.  The event, called Adult Swim On the Green, will be open Thursday-Sunday, will feature the popular Meatwad Full Dome, SkeeBall, face painting, nightly screenings, and more. Parks And Cons got a closer look at setup: ... Read More »

House of Blues Serves Up Special Menu During San Diego Comic-Con

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The House of Blues in San Diego will be offering a special “Comic-Con Feast” Thursday-Sunday this week, with new items inspired by the convention. Swing by July 8-12 to try items like the Human Torch (spicy Doritos crusted chicken fingers), the Krypto Super Dog (a bacon-wrapped all beef hot dog), or The World’s Mightiest Meat Pocket (hand stuffed calzone). Here’s ... Read More »

Square Enix: The Experience Comes to San Diego Comic-Con

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Last week, information for a previously unannounced Square Enix: The Experience offsite event popped up on The Wrap, but details have been nonexistent since then. Here’s what The Wrap had to say about it: “Square Enix: The Experience”: This active monstrosity taking up a whole city block requires courage. The build for “Just Cause 3” will feature a 150 ft. zip line, a “Hitman” ... Read More »

Petco Interactive Zone Comic-Con Preparations Underway

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Although there’s still a lot of work being done to the Petco Interactive Zone — which will feature everything from the Point Break trailer to Hello Kitty food trucks and Scream Queens rides — it’s slowly starting to come together. And most notably: SNOOPY IS HERE. Parks And Cons managed to get a closer look: Read More »