San Diego Comic-Con 2011: Sunday

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Traditionally, Sunday at Comic-Con is a subdued affair. Most of the AAA panels have already come and gone, exhibitors have run out of their exclusive merchandise and the schedules and audience is focused on family fare. But this year was a bit different – Ballroom 20 was closed, we still had some anticipated television panels, and the 2012 pre-registration saga … Read More

Hosting a Panel at Comic-Con 2011: A Firsthand Account

In Editorials/Opinions, Features, Panel & Autograph News by Jeremy RutzLeave a Comment reader Tyler Miller sent us a firsthand account on how he went about planning and hosting his SDCC panel, geekEd: Bringing Geek Back to Higher Education, at Comic-Con 2011. Interested in what it takes to pull off a successful panel? Read on. It was Comic-Con 2010.  My first.  Overwhelming to say the least as my wife and two kids … Read More

Post Comic-Con Plans

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Thanks to all of our readers for following the site and our Twitter account during the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con this past weekend. The coverage doesn’t end here. We’ll continue to update the site over the next couple of weeks with our annual wrap-up posts, as well as first-hand accounts of the Cowboys and Aliens premiere, video of the Castle … Read More

San Diego Comic-Con 2011: Saturday

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I’ve talked before about how front-loaded the programming schedule was for Comic-Con 2011. In my analysis of the schedules, it was hard-pressed to find a panel I didn’t want to attend, and Saturday and Sunday it was nearly the opposite. I also wrote how I was expecting a surprise from Hollywood, as it seemed they were clearing the schedule for … Read More

San Diego Comic-Con 2011: Friday

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Day two of Comic-Con had attendees a little on edge. First, the pre-registration had most freaked out about the line that snaked even farther down the marina than on Thursday, and they worried about their chances on attending in 2012. And the wait time throughout the day Thursday for Ballroom 20 was in jeopardy of being eclipsed by Friday’s maxed … Read More

The Controversy of the 2012 Comic-Con Pre-Registration

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It’s been no secret how trying the ticket registration process has been for this year’s con. First it started when it was announced all Preview Night tickets for 2011 were sold to attendees last year, during pre-registration. That created a frenzy for everyone who wanted to get tickets this year, to make a mad dash to the online ticket registration … Read More