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Patrick Ballesteros Debuting Sketchbook at San Diego Comic-Con 2018

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If you hadn’t guessed yet, we’ll just tell you: Here at the San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog, we’re big fans of artist Patrick Ballesteros, whose work you might recognize from The Late Late Show with James Corden or from his Punny Sweater series or his 25 Cent Wonders collection. Ballesteros has been a mainstay in Artists Alley at both San Diego Comic-Con and WonderCon … Read More

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LAIKA Offers ‘LAIKA Live San Diego’ Experience — Bigger & Better Than Ever

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There’s very few things we love more than stop motion (seriously) — and last year’s LAIKA Experience during San Diego Comic-Con took you inside the world of stop motion animation for LAIKA’s films, with an awesome pop-up event. This year, though, they’re taking that immersive experience and expanding upon it, to create something even bigger and better. LAIKA, the studio … Read More

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Kidrobot San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Exclusives & Signings

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Designer toy company Kidrobot always makes some of the most visually interesting, high-end (but still affordable) exclusives at the convention – and this year is no different, with pieces from Bob’s Burgers, Hello Kitty, and more. This year, you’ll need to head to Booth #5145 to score their exclusives directly at the booth. [UPDATE] You can also stop by on Friday, … Read More

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Step Inside the Millennium Falcon at San Diego Comic-Con 2018

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The Lucasfilm Star Wars Pavilion (technically Booth #2913, but it’s massive) takes over a large chunk of the San Diego Comic-Con exhibit floor, and it’s home to lots of vendors selling very cool Star Wars merch and exclusives, and more. But this year, it will be extra special. StarWars.com revealed the the “next docking bay for the traveling Millennium Falcon Experience — a … Read More

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Your Complete Guide to San Diego Comic-Con 2018

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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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You Don’t Have to Travel to a Galaxy Far, Far Away for These San Diego Comic-Con 2018 ‘Star Wars’ Exclusives

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You don’t have to travel to a galaxy far, far away in order to grab Star Wars exclusives. StarWars.com has unveiled a plethora of Star Wars San Diego Comic-Con exclusives, from companies including Hasbro, Mattel, LEGO, Hallmark, Topps, and more. If some of these look familiar, it’s because they are. We’ve shared the Hasbro, Mattel, LEGO, Hallmark, and Gentle Giant exclusives before – … Read More

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San Diego Comic-Con Attendees Will Need to Work to Attend ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ Panel

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There’s just two days until San Diego Comic-Con 2018, but there’s always lots of big surprises packed into these final 48 hours. Including, it turns out, that 20th Century Fox’s upcoming film Alita: Battle Angel will indeed have a panel – but you’re going to have to earn your way in. The film, directed by Robert Rodriguez and produced by James Cameron … Read More

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FYE San Diego Comic-Con Exclusives, Offsite Pop Up Store

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Last year, FYE was one of the surprise gems of San Diego Comic-Con, with two semi-secret pop up shops in the Horton Plaza, full of fun merchandise and convention exclusives. This year, they’ll be back – and they’re going even bigger. You can find the Pop-Up back in Westfield Horton Plaza in San Diego, at Space #133. The Pop-Up is … Read More

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FOX Teams Up with Shake Shack to Feed San Diego Comic-Con Hordes a Bob’s Burger ‘Burger of the Day’

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It’s an unspoken rule at San Diego Comic-Con: All the best offsites include food (and sofas, but we take what we can get). Which is why it’s great news that FOX is partnering with Shake Shack to create a pop-up Bob’s Burgers activation, as reported by AdWeek. To celebrate the animated series’ 150th episode, FOX will be turning the Mission Valley … Read More