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Under the Tents: Ubisoft, Tokidoki, CBLDF Prints, Fantagraphics, Yaya Han, Acme Archives, ThinkGeek, Game of Thrones, Nerd HQ

In Exclusives, nerd hq, Offsites, Panel & Autograph News by The San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog Staff1 Comment

The countdown clock to Comic-Con is ticking – so there’s no time like the present to get caught up on the latest news with this edition of “Under the Tents.” We’ve got news on Ubisoft’s new game previews, an exclusive Gravity Falls print, Tokidoki’s slate of SDCC debuts, Yaya Han’s new comic book, ThinkGeek’s new Star Trek exclusive, countless custom toys, … 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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Nerd HQ Returns to Petco Park with The Walking Dead, SEGA, Settlers of Catan, Jeff Bridges, More

In nerd hq, Offsites by Kerry Dixon12 Comments

As we get closer to San Diego Comic-Con, we start to learn more and more about the various offsite events – including one of our favorites, Zachary Levi and The Nerd Machine’s annual Nerd HQ, which has been confirmed to once again be taking place at Petco Park on July 24-27. The event, which helps to raise money for Operation … Read More

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The Nerd Machine Unveils San Diego Comic-Con Themed Merchandise

In Exclusives, nerd hq by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

Last week, The Nerd Machine – the clothing and lifestyle brand co-owned by Zachary Levi, and the sponsor of the wildly popular offsite event Nerd HQ — unveiled an all new line of clothing and merchandise, most of which is themed around both Nerd HQ and Comic-Con. The new line comes just in time for the convention. There’s just a … Read More

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Under The Tents: Street Fighter Exclusives, Russ Manning Award, Signings and Artist Appearances…and Katee Sackhoff!

In Exclusives, General News, nerd hq, Panel & Autograph News by The San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog StaffLeave a Comment

With March behind us, it’s now less than four months until the big SDCC weekend. Get excited for today’s UTT full of Street Fighter exclusives, artist appearances, Russ Manning nominations, Katee Sackhoff and more. Here’s the news you may have missed: Comic Artist and writer Otis Frampton has announced his appearance for SDCC via his convention appearances website page. Capo Toys has announced … Read More

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Nerd HQ Frequently Asked Questions [FAQ] – Updated March 24, 2014

In nerd hq by Jeremy RutzLeave a Comment

San Diego Comic-Con is really only half the battle. Over the years, the amount of offsites to attend downtown in the Gaslamp have expanded to such a level that there’s become a “Comic-Con campus” downtown, with dozens of offsite events offering plenty to do even outside the convention center. However, all of these offsite events come with their own rules … Read More

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#IWantMyNerdHQ Questions Answered

In nerd hq, Offsites by Kerry Dixon8 Comments

After Zachary Levi and The Nerd Machine launched their Indiegogo #IWantMyNerdHQ crowdfunding campaign earlier this month to help finance this year’s Nerd HQ, many fans still had questions. To help clear up some confusion circulating around the campaign, Levi took to Twitter and Ustream for a fan Q&A. The main question surrounding the #IWantMyNerdHQ campaign has been about the amount … Read More

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Under The Tents: Nerd HQ, Capcom, Nerdist Contest, Batmobile, NECA, Bates Motel

In Exclusives, General News, nerd hq, Panel & Autograph News by Lisa McDowellLeave a Comment

It’s another week and another chance at catching up on all the San Diego Comic-Con information you might have missed. The biggest news of the week is that Open Registration will take place on Saturday, March 15 – and you can come hang out with us during the sale! But a lot of other things also happened, and we’ve got … Read More

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Zachary Levi Reveals Nerd HQ Crowdfunding Tactics

In Editorials/Opinions, General News, nerd hq, Offsites by Kerry Dixon2 Comments

Three years ago, whether he intended to or not, Zachary Levi changed San Diego Comic-Con for the better. While there had always been offsite events and installations in the Gaslamp surrounding the convention center, often referred to as the “Comic-Con campus”, there had never been anything quite like Nerd HQ. With its alternative panel programming, meant for those both who … Read More

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‘I Want My Nerd HQ’ Crowdfunding Campaign Launches

In General News, nerd hq, Offsites by Kerry Dixon7 Comments

Last month, Zachary Levi shared with us exclusively some of the difficulties of financing Nerd HQ, an event that we really love. To help offset those costs this year, he announced earlier this month that they would be turning to crowdfunding, and needed the support of fans. The Indiegogo campaign “I Want My Nerd HQ“, which just launched, is turning … Read More