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Your Complete Guide to San Diego Comic-Con 2018

In Badge/Hotel News, Exclusives, Features, Guides, Offsites, Panel & Autograph News by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

For those ready to ascend into the craziness that is San Diego Comic-Con, we have you covered. Everything you need to prepare yourselves can be found in the bullet points below. Download the Comic-Con International Quick Guide for 28 pages of maps, exhibitors, restaurants and more information, all in one tidy PDF! We’ll be tweeting line queues and panel news … Read More

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Signs of San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Are Appearing in the Gaslamp

In Features, Offsites by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

Everything’s coming up Comic-Con, as the pop culture juggernaut kicks off next week. Our own Parks and Cons is on the ground to catch it. [UPDATE July 17 – #15] I’m not crying at all of The Good Place branding – you’re crying. [UPDATE July 17 – #14] Welcome to the jungle. The Shadow of the Tomb Raider offsite is overtaking … Read More

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Get Recognized for San Diego Comic-Con Achievements with Claire Hummel’s Con Rangers Merit Badges

In Exclusives by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

San Diego Comic-Con often feels like an endless series of hoops and tasks that attendees have to jump through, in order to have the “perfect” convention. You have to compete to get a hotel room. You sleep on the ground in order to get into Hall H. You meet a celebrity. You actually kept your phone charged all day. Well, … Read More

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UCC Distributing San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Exclusives

In Exclusives by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

UCC Distributing always bring their A-game to San Diego Comic-Con, with some of the most unique exclusives on the exhibit floor, with exclusives that are only available at San Diego. Whether it’s last year’s glow in the dark Kuchi Kopi, Golden Reinhardt, or Shopkins Bubbleisha, they always think outside the box. And with a plethora of licenses, which includes Disney, Bob’s … Read More

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Under the Tents: LEGO, The San Diego Convention Center, Hilton Bayfront, Ireland Reid, Frank Forte, SNOICE

In Exclusives, General News by Andy WagnerLeave a Comment

Our last Under the Tents for SDCC 2018 may be small, but it has big SDCC news in it. We have news that range from cosplay to commissions, and we even have some sno-cones to tell you about. Here’s a look at What you might have missed: If Phantasm’s Tall Man terrified you as much as he did me, you’ll … Read More

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The Experience Offsite Coming Together for San Diego Comic-Con 2018

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The Experience – formerly known as the Petco Interactive Zone – is set to house some of the coolest activations at San Diego Comic-Con this week (giant inflatable shark and Stay Puft, anyone?). As it’s being set up, Parks and Cons is on the scene to cover the progress. [UPDATE July 17] Let’s head back over to The Experience for … Read More

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San Diego Getting All Wrapped Up in Comic-Con 2018

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It’s beginning to look a lot like… San Diego Comic-Con! [UPDATE July 17 #2] Fillion is almost ready for his close-up and the Whiskey is ready for serving: [UPDATE July 17] He is Han Llion no more! Nathan Fillion’s name is finally fully visible, as the wrap for The Rookie goes up. The wrap for Whiskey Cavalier is also further along. [UPDATE … Read More

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Hilton Bayfront Lawn Comes Together for San Diego Comic-Con 2018 with FX, FOX, Adult Swim, More

In Offsites by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

The Hilton Bayfront Lawn and the area directly behind the convention center always house some of our favorite offsites – like Adult Swim, FX, and FOX Fanfare. Parks and Cons gets a look as it all comes together. [UPDATE July 17 #2] More details emerge as the lawn outside the Bayfront takes shape with Adult Swim and FX, as well … Read More

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San Diego MTS Convention Center Station Will Be Transformed into a ‘Stranger Things’ Experience

In General News by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

The San Diego Metropolitian Transit System — also known as the handy-dandy trolley system — is going to take you into the Upside Down. The MTS announced today that they’ll be “transforming” the Convention Center Station into a Stranger Things themed experience. Though what exactly that means is anyone’s guess – until, at least, tomorrow, when they’ll be announcing more details. … Read More