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Under The Tents: Artist Confirmations, Impractical Jokers, MattyCollector, Scott Snyder, Ghostbusters LEGO

In General News, Offsites by Kerry Dixon2 Comments

Seems like not a day goes by now without getting some news or confirmations about SDCC, though it’s still half a year away. This week, we’ve got confirmations from several artists, including fan favorite Scott Snyder, as well as news of an offsite event and a possible update on MattyCollector’s exclusives for the con. Here’s a look at what you … Read More

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Gam3rCon Returns To San Diego in July, Special Pricing Until January 15

In General News, Offsites by Jeremy Rutz2 Comments

Gam3rCon, the popular gaming offsite convention held during San Diego Comic-Con, will be returning to San Diego in July 2014 and is currently offering its week-long pass for a special holiday price through January 15. Right now you can get a week-long pass to the event, which includes special Wednesday night access, for $30, a discount from the normal $50 … Read More

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They’re Ready To Believe You: ‘Ghostbusters’ 30th Offsite, Merchandise at SDCC 2014

In Exclusives, General News, Offsites by Jeremy Rutz3 Comments

Just before the holidays, news of a big Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary celebration was announced by the film’s studio, Sony Pictures, which sounds like it will have several ties with this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. First up is a traveling art show in partnership with popular Los Angeles art gallery Gallery 1988, which will begin this year and conclude at SDCC … Read More

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Entertainment Weekly’s San Diego Comic-Con 2014 Party and Photo Room Tickets Up for Auction

In General News, Offsites by Jeremy Rutz2 Comments

And you thought getting badges was hard enough… Entertainment Weekly’s annual San Diego Comic-Con party is the hottest ticket at the convention, bar none. The VIP list for the party is a “Who’s Who” in film and television, and the invite-only event is exclusive to power players in the industry. Good news: Not anymore… (sort of) The site Charitybuzz has … Read More

SDCC 2013 – More from the ‘Godzilla Encounter’

In General News, Offsites by Jeremy Rutz1 Comment

We were able to take our time through the Godzilla Encounter offsite activation at SDCC this year, so we shot some video of the awesome entrance to the event set up like a Japan street. Custom manga posters, boutiques with fashions created only for the event, and a real Ramen noodle shop complete with menus and served food! Check out … Read More

SDCC 2013 – Nintendo Gaming Lounge

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The Nintendo Gaming Lounge returned to the Marriott Marquis and Marina ballroom in 2013. Wall-to-wall with new and upcoming releases, Pokemon and Animal Crossing-themed lounge areas, tons of events like Donkey Kong, Mario and Zelda photo areas, an interactive Mario and Luigi kiosk, themed characters walking about and tons of giveaways. And you didn’t even need a badge! It was … Read More

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SDCC 2013 – MTV2 Party in the Park

In General News, Offsites by Kerry Dixon7 Comments

Comic Con has always been known for turning into a party-mecca once the lights at the San Diego convention center go dim each night, but the first-ever MTV2 Party in the Park may be the surprise after-hours hit for attendees. On Thursday night, MTV2 took over Petco Park to offer Comic Con attendees one of the best parties of the … Read More

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SDCC 2013 – Nerd HQ Rocks Petco Park

In General News, nerd hq, Offsites by Kerry Dixon20 Comments

Nerd HQ moved to Petco Park this year for their third year, and despite a few snafus and strange choices (like never really announcing their hours, only releasing a map of where exactly in the stadium they’d be on Wednesday afternoon, and highly erratic ticketing sales), the offsite proved to be one of the most entertaining and highly-sought after places … Read More