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An Intimate Look at San Diego Comic Fest 2017

In Other Conventions by Lisa McDowellLeave a Comment

The 2017 Con season has begun! While everyone is still patiently waiting on San Diego Comic-Con 2017  Returning Registration news, there are still a lot of other conventions that are starting to get underway.  In fact, this past weekend was filled with events nation-wide ranging from Long Beach Comic Con to Toy Fair New York – to one of San Diego’s … Read More

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UCC Distributing Delivers Wonder Woman Denver Comic Exclusive

In Other Conventions by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

Our friends at UCC Distributing always bring some of the most unique exclusives to San Diego Comic-Con – whether that’s Guardians of the Galaxy Groot and Rocket plush figures or My Little Pony MLB mash-ups (and just wait until you see what they have in store for 2016!). However, it’s not just San Diego that they bring their exclusives to – … Read More

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D23 Expo 2017 Scheduled For July – What It Means for San Diego Comic-Con

In Features, General News, Other Conventions, Panel & Autograph News by Kerry Dixon6 Comments

D23 Expo, Disney’s biennial mega-event, is shifting from August to July 14-16 for 2017 – which is important to note mostly because it impacts another big pop culture convention happening around the same time: San Diego Comic-Con. Although Comic-Con International hasn’t confirmed 2017 dates, the San Diego Convention Center has had dates for an unnamed convention featuring 130,000 attendees for … Read More

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ABC Family’s ‘Pretty Little Liars’, ‘Stitchers’, ‘Shadowhunters’ Head to NYCC

In Other Conventions by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

With San Diego Comic-Con behind us, many are turning their attention to the probably second-largest North American convention: New York Comic Con (and yes, we’re pretty sure it’s second). The convention kicks off at the Javits Center on October 8-11, whereABC Family will be taking over. The network will be holding back-to-back panels for Stitchers and Pretty Little Liars, as well … Read More

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Report: Con Man Releases New San Diego Comic-Con Details

In Features, nerd hq, Offsites, Other Conventions, Panel & Autograph News by Kim Twombly9 Comments

Although Con Man had already confirmed panels at both San Diego Comic-Con and Nerd HQ, thanks to producer PJ Haarsma, we now have some more details about not only what the Con Man SDCC schedule is going to look like, but a better idea about the convention as a whole. In a “Hang w/” chat earlier this evening for backers of the Indiegogo … Read More

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Disney’s D23 Expo 2015 to Include Marvel, Star Wars, Walt Disney Parks Presentations on New Stage

In Other Conventions by Kerry Dixon16 Comments

D23 Expo 2015, the bi-annual Disney’s owned convention for their fans, have just given a peek inside this year’s programming. The convention, which kicks off August 14-16, will feature presentations from Walt Disney Studios, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and Walt Disney Parks and Resorts – and to showcase these exciting presentations, they’re transforming Hall D of the Anaheim Convention Center … Read More

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A Middle-earth Gala: TheOneRing.Net’s 2015 Oscar Party

In Features, Other Conventions by Kim TwomblyLeave a Comment

The evening before the Academy Awards, fans of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings gathered in Hollywood to celebrate all-things Tolkien, and his stories brought to life by Peter Jackson and WingNut Films. The “One Last Party” was the 6th and final Oscar event from the popular Tolkien fansite TheOneRing.Net, a tradition started with the 2002 Oscars and “The One Party … Read More

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PaleyFest LA Returns in March

In Features, Other Conventions by Kim Twombly1 Comment

Today, the Paley Center for Media (formerly the Museum of Television and Radio) announced four of the TV series it will feature during this year’s annual PaleyFest, held in Los Angeles in March. Along with The Good Wife and Scandal are Comic-Con favorites Arrow and The Flash, which are teaming up for a combined cast panel. The full PaleyFest lineup will be announced January … Read More

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The Best of Comikaze 2014 From Social Media

In Other Conventions by Kerry Dixon7 Comments

If it seems like most of southern California was at Stan Lee’s Comikaze over the weekend, it’s because they probably were. The popular convention celebrated its fourth year on October 31-November 2, with lots of cosplayers, celebrities, exciting exclusives and merchandise, and even an attempt to set the Guinness World Record for the Longest Link of Human Tetris. Our own … Read More

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By the Numbers: New York Comic Con Probably Isn’t Bigger Than San Diego Comic-Con

In Other Conventions by Kerry Dixon37 Comments

A lot of things happened at New York Comic Con last weekend — fans were treated to an all-new trailer for Avengers 2: Age of Ultron, the Tomorrowland teaser trailer debuted, some lucky fans got to see Big Hero 6 ahead of its November release, The Legend of Korra got a farewell panel ahead of its final episodes. But the … Read More