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Syfy Rebrands Hard Rock Hotel Restaurant As ‘Ascension’ Cafe [UPDATE 2]

In Offsites by Kerry Dixon2 Comments

[UPDATE 2] More pics from inside the Ascension Cafe thanks to Shawn “The Con Fluence” Marshall. No change in the menu yet – just the standard menu at the moment – but we’ll get that if the restaurant swaps it out tonight. [UPDATE] Shawn “The Con Fluence” Marshall has stopped by the Ascension Cafe again and gotten an inside look at the … Read More

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Homer Simpson’s Dome Coming to Comic-Con

In Offsites by The San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog Staff1 Comment

As the Comic-Con offsite events begin construction today in San Diego, we have details today on another: Homer’s Dome, an installation that’s all things Simpsons. Previously mentioned on the Toucan Blog and in the official Comic-Con app, we now know that Homer’s Dome will feature not only a 4-D Simpsons experience but also free food, games, prizes, and a Guinness … Read More

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Adult Swim Returns To Comic-Con With Panels, Signings, Offsites, More [UPDATE 2 – Meatwad Full Dome Setup]

In Offsites, Panel & Autograph News by Kerry Dixon3 Comments

[UPDATE 2] Wondering just what a Meatwad Full Dome looks like? Our own Shawn “The Con Fluence” Marshall is on the ground in San Diego to offer you a first look: [UPDATE 1] Adult Swim has announced some additional details about the “Meatwad Full Dome Experience” at Petco’s Interactive Zone: Nestled next to the Fun House, the Meatwad Full Dome … Read More

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Under the Tents: The Walking Dead, Skybound, Hallmark, Gaslamp, Marriott Marquis Lounge, Her Universe

In Exclusives, Offsites by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

If you aren’t prepared yet for Comic-Con, you may never be (okay, that’s a total lie, we still need to pack too). But feel slightly more prepared by catching up on San Diego Comic-Con news tonight, including updates on The Walking Dead‘s annual poster, a Skybound exclusive, how to score Hallmark’s ornaments, how to get into the Marriott Marquis Lounge, … Read More

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Comedy Central Hits Comic-Con With Fan Events, Signings, More

In Offsites, Panel & Autograph News by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

Comedy Central is returning to San Diego Comic-Con, in a bigger way than ever before. Not only will the network have panels for three of their series — Key & Peele, Brickleberry, and new animated series Moonbeam City — but on Friday and Saturday, Comedy Central is offering a special offsite event, #ComedyCentralCon. The event is free and open to … Read More

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Win Two Tickets to ‘Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton’ Concert

In Offsites by Jeremy RutzLeave a Comment

Comic-Con is this week. If you haven’t started planning your evening festivities, you’re missing out on half the fun. And we wanted to remind our readers of three great events which are happening all weekend long, right in the Convention Center’s backyard The San Diego Symphony has scheduled three must-do events during SDCC as part of its 2014 Summer Pops Comic-Con Weekend Concert … Read More

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CBS Offers Comic-Con Offsite, Pedicabs for ‘Scoprion’ and ‘Under The Dome’ Fans

In Offsites by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

CBS may not have a booth at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, but that doesn’t mean you won’t be seeing their series all over the convention. Instead, CBS has announced that they have formed several partnerships outside of the convention center to bring fans of Under The Dome a special treat, and to give attendees a first look at new … Read More

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toddland Announce Aquabats! Merchandise, Booth Signings, More

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Our friends at toddland, who brought their rad merchandise to our Enchanted Under the SDCC party last year, are back in the Convention Center, booth #4537, for Comic-Con 2014 and have some great new products and events planned for their return. First up, toddland is getting behind the Aquabats’ 20th anniversary with tons of new items. Two new art prints … Read More

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FX Hosts Screening for ‘The Strain’ With Bonus Content, Props, More

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Comic-Con attendees will have the opportunity to re-experience The Strain, this time on a big screen. FX Networks is hosting a screening of the first two episodes (which will have already aired) at the Reading Cinemas Gaslamp 15 on Saturday at 7:30PM, and they’re inviting attendees to come join in on the fun. Not only will the first two episodes … Read More