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Proceed with Caution: Comic-Con Attendees Experience Highs and Lows of Using Airbnb for Convention Lodging

In Badge/Hotel News, General News, Interviews by Kerry Dixon2 Comments

Hotelpocalypse. The word alone strikes fear in the hearts of many San Diego Comic-Con attendees, as there simply aren’t enough downtown hotels to lodge the 130,000+ attendees who descend upon the Gaslamp Quarter and surrounding areas every July. Obviously, not everyone attending the convention needs a hotel or even wants to stay downtown – but with only 11,000 or so … Read More

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SDCC 2017- Riverdale Interviews

In Interviews by Kara DupreeLeave a Comment

CW’s hit show Riverdale wrapped its first season back in May, and the second season which premieres tonight promises plenty of surprises and fun. We had the opportunity to catch up with the cast at San Diego Comic- Con to learn all about season two. Riverdale, which is based on the Archie comics, brings all your favorite characters to your TV … Read More

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Cryptozoic Entertainment Talks San Diego Comic-Con Exclusives, Process, More

In Exclusives, Features, General News, Interviews by Kerry Dixon2 Comments

Cryptozoic Entertainment jumpstarted this year’s San Diego Comic-Con exclusives season with the very first pre-sale of the year — for their gorgeous DC Comics Bombshells Golden Goddess Series. The pre-sale for the first 50 of the limited 250 sets sold out in minutes, though you’ll still be able to get your hands on a set if you hurry to Booth … Read More

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‘The San Diego Conquest’ Comic Launches on Kickstarter

In Features, Interviews by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

The path to a certain convention in San Diego is often fraught with peril, obstacles both great and small, heartbreak — and hopefully, a lot of joy. That’s what writer Mario Candelaria (Ashes, Corktown), illustrator Rob Alan (The Heart Collector), colorist Lesley Atlansky, and letterer Taylor Esposito plan to explore in their comic, The San Diego Conquest. The comic, an “homage … Read More

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CCI, onPeak Offer Insight to San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel Sale 2016

In Badge/Hotel News, Features, Interviews by Kerry Dixon67 Comments

Securing a hotel to San Diego Comic-Con is a crucial piece of the puzzle for any attendee, but it may just be the most difficult one. Although Comic-Con International works to secure reduced rate room blocks for those at the convention, there are simply more attendees than there are rooms in that block, and that rooms outside of that block … Read More

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[UPDATE with Giveaway!] Legend of Zelda Symphony Producer Jason Michael Paul Discusses Their Comic-Con Tour Stop

In Features, Interviews, Offsites by Kim Twombly1 Comment

[UPDATE 6/18/15] We’ve got a pair of tickets to give away to one lucky winner, to the Legend of Zelda concert on July 11! See the Rafflecopter below to enter! Fans of both classic video games and great music can be excited that the Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses, Master Quest concert is coming to San Diego Comic-Con this … Read More

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Dead Rising: Watchtower Director Zach Lipovsky Discusses Zombie Apocalypse, Comic-Con, More

In Features, Interviews, Panel & Autograph News by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

Capcom’s Dead Rising seems like the kind of video game that’s tailor-made for a film – it’s got action, it’s funny, it’s got darker, scarier vibes, an intricate plot line spread across the franchise, and of course, it’s got zombies. And this month, the series will finally get a cinematic release in the form of Dead Rising: Watchtower, from studio … Read More

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Hotwire Unable to Confirm San Diego Comic-Con Attendee Reservations [UPDATE]

In Badge/Hotel News, Features, Interviews by Kerry Dixon13 Comments

There’s only one thing that’s more stressful than getting a badge to San Diego Comic-Con – and that’s scoring a hotel. As any San Diego Comic-Con attendee will tell you, a lot of the Comic-Con experience depends on location. Are you close enough to walk to the convention center, or do you need a car (and thus, Comic-Con International reserved … Read More

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Zachary Levi and David Coleman Discuss Making Nerd HQ ‘Bigger’ and ‘Cooler’ For 2014

In Interviews, nerd hq, Offsites by Kerry Dixon10 Comments

The fourth year for Nerd HQ – the popular offsite event put on by actor Zachary Levi and his geek-lifestyle company The Nerd Machine (which is actually celebrating five years at Comic-Con this year) – has been a crazy ride, and the event hasn’t even started yet. Levi and the event’s co-founder, David Coleman, talked to The San Diego Comic-Con … Read More

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Super7 Reveals Details On Two Big Comic-Con Exclusives – Interview with Owner Brian Flynn [Video]

In Exclusives, Interviews by Jeremy Rutz2 Comments

We had the opportunity to speak with Super7 owner and founder Brian Flynn and gain insight on the company’s big plans for Comic-Con this year. We also got the big scoop on not one but two unannounced Super7 exclusives as well as a big Friday night event the company has planned for SDCC. After last year’s success with the Alien ReAction … Read More