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Editorial: How ‘Psych’ Shaped My SDCC Experience

In Editorials/Opinions by Kerry Dixon3 Comments

We all have our Comic-Con firsts — our first experience at the convention, our first panel, our first reason for even attending. And the magical thing about SDCC, is that even though we’re all attending the same convention, no one is there for the same reason, and no one shares the same experience within those four to five days. Two … Read More

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Reader Response: Preregistration Changes – Good Or Bad?

In Badge/Hotel News, Editorials/Opinions, Features by Kerry Dixon18 Comments

When Comic-Con International announced earlier this week that they would be changing the way the EPIC Registration waiting room would function, basing your place in line to purchase tickets on a randomized algorithm rather than the nano-second you arrived at the website, chaos ensued. A lot of our readers have strong opinions about whether or not the changes are positive … Read More

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Editorial: The Rise and Fall of Comic Conventions?

In Editorials/Opinions, General News by Jeremy Rutz4 Comments

Believe me when I say, when you’re at the top, everyone is aiming for you. That’s how Comic-Con International must feel over the past couple of years. San Diego Comic-Con, the Grand Daddy of Comic-Cons, has operated at capacity attendance since 2007, and the difficulty in getting a badge for just a single day has caused fans to look elsewhere … Read More

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Hasbro Delivers SDCC 2013 Exclusives, Panels, Autographs, Giveaways, More

In Editorials/Opinions, Exclusives, General News by Kerry Dixon2 Comments

Hasbro (Booth #3329) is consistently one of the most buzzed about entities attending Comic-Con, and for good reason. Their annual exclusives are some of the hottest at SDCC, and they also keep their schedule full of signings, giveaways, panels, and much more. This year, Hasbro’s list of exclusives includes a wide selection of special edition action figures and toys, including … Read More

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SDCCBlog’s 2013 San Diego Comic-Con Photo and Video Experience

In Editorials/Opinions, General News by Evic Oropilla10 Comments

I am a hardcore technophile and when I see new technology that interests me I usually dive in blindly. This was the case last year during Comic-Con as I decided that I wanted to experiment with this new feature that Google introduced called “party mode” for Google+ Events. When I saw the presentation of it at Google I/O 2012 my … Read More

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Countdown to Comic-Con: How Do I Get This Stuff Home?

In Editorials/Opinions, Guides by Jeremy Rutz5 Comments

We’re counting down the weeks leading up to Comic-Con by reposting some of our important SDCC tips which have appeared on the blog over the years, updated with current information. You can find all of our guides under the main menu, or by clicking here. Now, for those of you who will be driving to the con, getting all of these … Read More

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What to Expect from the New Marvel Shop Booth at Comic-Con

In Editorials/Opinions, Exclusives, Guides by Shawn Marshall1 Comment

One of the most anticipated additions to the San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) exhibit hall is the new Marvel shop included in their booth at #2329. For years DC has worked with Graphitti Designs to offer exclusive SDCC items to attendees, and although Marvel has had a strong presence of items at licensed booths like Hasbro or Gentle Giant, they have … Read More

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Countdown to Comic-Con: Your Phone Is Your Best Friend

In Editorials/Opinions, Guides by Jeremy Rutz3 Comments

We’re counting down the weeks leading up to Comic-Con by reposting some of our important SDCC tips which have appeared on the blog over the years, updated with current information. You can find all of our guides under the main menu, or by clicking here. Your smartphone is going to be your best friend while attending the show. From following attendees’ … Read More