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EXCLUSIVE: Patrick Ballesteros’ ‘Captain America: Civil War’ SDCC Print Reveal

In Exclusives, Features by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

Anyone who reads our site probably knows that we’re big fans of Patrick Ballesteros work, and for good reason – his kidified pop culture artwork is simultaneously unique, adorable, and perfectly geeky. In other words, it’s exactly the kind of thing you stumble across on the exhibit floor at San Diego Comic-Con and stop for. That’s especially true of his … Read More

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Coronado Ferry Schedule and Information for San Diego Comic-Con 2016

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If you’re staying on Coronado Island during San Diego Comic-Con, one of your biggest concerns may be how to get the convention center every day. Parking, taxis, and Ubers can get expensive, fast – and the Comic-Con International shuttle (whose schedule you can find here) doesn’t service the area. So just how to do you make it to Hall H? … Read More

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San Diego Comic-Con Museum May Be Coming to Balboa Park

In Features by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

Last year’s “The Art of Comic-Con” Gallery exhibit at the San Diego Public Library may have been a test run for something bigger. Comic-Con International announced today with The San Diego Hall of Champions in Balboa Park that they’ve been eyeing a partnership, to lease space to CCI to create a more permanent Comic-Con Museum. “Comic-Con has been working with … Read More

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ScreenJunkies Reveal SDCC Contest, Possible Offsite

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ScreenJunkies — the streaming service that features some of your favorite online series, like Honest Trailers and Movie Fights — may be getting an offsite this year. The company unveiled their Comic-Con 2016 sweeptstakes, which will send one lucky winner and a friend on an all-expense paid trip to the con for a trip that includes flight, hotel accommodations for … Read More

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San Diego Comic-Con RFID Badges Mailed — Design, Details About RFID Location, More [UPDATE]

In Badge/Hotel News, Features by Kerry Dixon6 Comments

[UPDATE June 6] It appears that general attendee badges have also now started to ship — and as we speculated, the design is the same as the Professional badges. So keep an eye on your (physical) mailbox! Proof that #SDCC2016 attendee badges have started to be sent out! — Random Penguin (@RandomPenguin) June 7, 2016 [PREVIOUS] As you should … Read More

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Marriott Marquis Expansion Will Be Utilized for CCI Independent Film Festival

In Features, Panel & Autograph News by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

The question we’ve been wondering all year is, just what will the Marriott Marquis & Marina be using those brand new, two 36,000-square foot ballrooms for? Well, we’ve got at least a partial answer. Looks like the Comic-Con International: Independent Film Festival is on the move, from the Manchester Grand Hyatt’s Grand Ballroom D to the Marriott Marquis’ Pacific Ballroom … Read More

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Independent Film ‘Heroes of the Realm’ Heads to SDCC 2016

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We’re still presumably a few days (or weeks) away from Comic-Con International unveiling the complete line-up of this year’s Independent Film Festival, but one film of 8-bit proportions will definitely be part of that line-up. Emmy-winning director Kyle Roberts returns to the convention with his latest venture, Heroes of The Realm, after previously attending in 2014 to screen The Posthuman … Read More

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Enchantment Under the SDCC 2016 Announcement

In Features, Offsites by The San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog Staff18 Comments

Great Scott! The people have spoken. We recently asked if our readers would be interested in a venue change and ticket sales for Enchantment Under the SDCC — our annual reader party where we celebrate you by showering you with goodie bags, raffle prizes, really bad jokes from your charming hosts, and more — if it meant a guaranteed spot and … Read More

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RUMOR: ‘Rogue One’ Writer Says Film May Skip San Diego Comic-Con 2016

In Features, Panel & Autograph News by Kerry Dixon2 Comments

This is purely in the rumor mill category, so take with a hefty grain of salt. Gary Whitta, one of the original screenwriters of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, made some potentially interesting remarks on Twitter this week. Let’s take them one at a time. On Friday, Whitta mentioned on Twitter that while he has badges to attend San … Read More