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Your SDCC Checklist for May 2013

In General News, Guides by Jeremy Rutz1 Comment

Do you hear that? That’s the sound of 140,000 geeks marching toward San Diego. It’s May Day, and we’re creeping ever closer to the start of San Diego Comic-Con 2013. But believe us, things can quickly snowball into an avalanche of information before you know it. Don’t worry! We’ve got you covered. Here’s what you can expect during the next month: Badge … Read More

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How to Make The Best of SDCC, Solo Style

In Editorials/Opinions, Features, Guides by Jeremy Rutz11 Comments

As you already know, San Diego Comic-Con is awesome. If you didn’t, you probably wouldn’t be reading this in the first place. But I’ve been seeing the same question repeatedly from concerned attendees: “I’m attending Comic-Con by myself this year. Will it still be awesome?” The short answer, is an emphatic “YES.” Case in point – I’ve attended Comic-Con exclusively … Read More

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Herbivores, Carnivores and Early Birds: Eating Out In San Diego During Comic-Con

In General News, Guides by Jeremy Rutz3 Comments

Well, look what we started. One of our readers asked us for vegetarian food recommendations for SDCC, which in turn we asked our [Iron] legion of readers for help. Not only did they follow through with some great restaurant tips, but in turn asked for recommendations on other types of foods. The responses were overwhelming, and we decided to compile … Read More

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Getting Ready for SDCC: Three Months and Counting…

In General News, Guides by Tony B Kim4 Comments

Can you believe it? We are down to three months till “Nerdapalooza” 2013 begins! For Comic-Con veterans, you know exactly what to expect and what you should be doing right now. However for some, this will be like waking up in Jabba’s Palace after being frozen in carbonite – complete with disorientation, panic, and anxiety. Believe me, I’ve been there … Read More

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A Guide To Parking At San Diego Comic-Con

In Editorials/Opinions, Guides by James Riley9 Comments

Note: Because of the amount of information we received which was specific to the 2013 Ace Parking SDCC parking pass presale, we decided to compile it into its own post. As a result, we’ve pulled some of the previously updated information from here and put it into that new post. If you find some information  missing since the last time you looked, … Read More

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APRIL FOOL’S! Comic-Con 2013 Schedule Leaked! [UPDATED]

In General News, Guides, Panel & Autograph News by Kim Twombly9 Comments

UPDATE: Thanks to everyone’s overwhelmingly positive response on our April Fool’s prank! Since people are still interested in reading it, we’ve republished it to the site. Of course, the cat’s out of the bag, so we’ve clearly marked it as an April Fool’s Day joke. Thanks so much to our readers for making it such a big hit! Enjoy it … Read More

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Getting Ready For SDCC: Four Months And Counting…

In Badge/Hotel News, Editorials/Opinions, Guides by Tony B Kim3 Comments

If you were fortunate enough to survive gauntlet of the recent badge sales and the hotel lottery, then let me be the first to say for all your bleeding, you deserve a Purple Heart. There have been more references comparing it to The Hunger Games then a Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Unfortunately, there is no rest for the weary. As … Read More

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SDCC and “The Art of War”: A 40+ Page Survival Guide

In General News, Guides by Jeremy Rutz3 Comments

Lurking around the internet for the latest Comic-Con scoops definitely has its highs and its lows. Sometimes we come up empty-handed, and sometimes, like what we’re about to show you, we strike pure gold. Of all the places we go on the internet, it’s strange to say reddit is anything but calm. Yet as far as SDCC communities go, the comiccon subreddit … Read More

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A Case for Staying Downtown and in the Gaslamp Quarter During SDCC

In Editorials/Opinions, Guides by Kim Twombly12 Comments

Editor’s note: This article is the second in a series of two “point/counter-point” articles on where to stay during San Diego Comic-Con, leading up to Tuesday’s hotel reservation sale. Please be sure to read our first article in the series, “A Case For Staying Outside of the Gaslamp During SDCC”, so that you can decide which hotel selections are best for you! … Read More