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Under the Tents: NECA, Patrick Ballesteros, Magic: The Gathering, Justin Harder, Brea Grant

In Exclusives, Features, General News by Andy WagnerLeave a Comment

Congratulations! You made it to Friday! The end of the week doesn’t mean the end of SDCC news, however. Far from it. Beyond the din of Conan news (go request your tickets now!), many more artists, authors, exhibitors and more had news for us. Read on for news from NECA, Justin Harder, Patrick Ballesteros, and even some job opportunities. Here’s … Read More

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Attendee of The Week: Tim Ludy

In Features by Kara Dupree5 Comments

Every week from now until San Diego Comic-Con, we’re celebrating you: our readers! So let’s meet this week’s Attendee of the Week: Tim Ludy Where are you traveling from for San Diego Comic-Con? Tewksbury, MA How many years have you been attending? This is my third year! What was your favorite panel and why? That’s a tough toss-up because I … Read More

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Marvel Studios Invades San Diego with Gaslamp Banners [UPDATE]

In Features by Kerry Dixon10 Comments

San Diego Comic-Con is just around the corner (we’re currently just 26 days away!) — and there’s no clearer sign of that fact than when the annual SDCC banners start going up around the Gaslamp and San Diego. Marvel has sponsored the banners for the last several years – promoting such properties as Thor: The Dark World, Guardians of the Galaxy, … Read More

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GeekShot Exclusive Photo Series Vol. 4 (Week 9.2)

In Features by James RileyLeave a Comment

Welcome to the GeekShot Photo Exclusive Series. This will be a regularly recurring post featuring cool, interesting, or just plain awesome moments we have captured during San Diego Comic-Con and WonderCon over the years. Each post will include a photo by Beth or James of GeekShot Photography. We may include a short story about the photo, but sometimes we’ll just let the … Read More

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Under the Tents: The Behemoth, Joey Spiotto, Geeky Hooker, Jen Bartel, Alex Ross

In Exclusives, Features, General News by Andy WagnerLeave a Comment

SDCC news is coming at us fast and furious now. With less than a month to go, announcements are being made by artists, authors, exhibitors, and publishers such as Alex Ross, Lion Forge, Chris Gugliotti, The Behemoth, and more. Read on and find some great SDCC news in our latest Under the Tents column. Oh, by the way, there’s crochet. … Read More

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Under the Tents: Gentle Giant, Mezco, Bored Inc, Supernatural, Lorelay Bove

In Exclusives, Features, General News by Andy WagnerLeave a Comment

If you’re looking for SDCC exclusives, this issue of Under the Tents has a lot of them. We’ll talk about exclusives from Lorelay Bove, Bored Inc., Vault Collectibles, and more. We also talk about an artist or two who still have spaces on their commission/pre-done sketch lists. And of course, there’s crochet. Here’s a look at what you might have … Read More

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Under the Tents: Conival, Traveling Stories, Wynonna Earp, Martin Hsu, Sean Forney

In Exclusives, Features, General News, Offsites by Andy WagnerLeave a Comment

Can you believe that we’re now less than a month from San Diego Comic-Con? News is flooding out of exhibitors and artists like its Hall H, and Star Wars just invited them to a free symphony. Today’s Under the Tents column has news from Traveling Stories, Wynonna Earp, some adorable critters from Moon’s Creations and The Geeky Hooker, commissions from … Read More

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GIVEAWAY: Win Tickets to the San Diego Symphony’s ‘Raiders, Rebels, and Supermen: The Music of John Williams’

In Features, Offsites by Kerry Dixon4 Comments

There is possibly no one more iconic when it comes to scoring films than John Williams — and there is possibly no offsite we’re more excited about at San Diego Comic-Con this year than the San Diego Symphony’s “Raiders, Rebels, and Supermen: The Music of John Williams”. On Saturday, July 22, at the Copley Symphony Hall downtown., the San Diego Symphony … Read More

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GeekShot Exclusive Photo Series Vol. 4 (Week 9.1)

In Features by Beth RileyLeave a Comment

Welcome to the GeekShot Photo Exclusive Series. This will be a regularly recurring post featuring cool, interesting, or just plain awesome moments we have captured during San Diego Comic-Con and WonderCon over the years. Each post will include a photo by Beth or James of GeekShot Photography. We may include a short story about the photo, but sometimes we’ll just let the … Read More

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San Diego’s Convention Center Receives Well-Deserved Upgrades

In Features, General News by Andy Wagner5 Comments

When the San Diego Convention Center opened its doors in 1989, it was a beautiful, state-of-the-art facility. Two years later, San Diego Comic-Con moved in, and the relationship has been symbiotic ever since. The convention expanded in 2001, doubling its square footage. Since then, however, any further expansion efforts have sputtered and stalled. Luckily, the California Infrastructure and Economic Development … Read More