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SDCC Newbie Guide – Part I: Offsite Events and Scheduling [Updated for 2012]

In Editorials/Opinions, General News, Guides by Jeremy Rutz15 Comments

There can be only one… Whether you’ve attended a local Wizard con, or even the bigger cons like C2E2 in Chicago or New York Comic Con, you’ll never experience anything as awesome as San Diego Comic Con. Take even your most inflated expectations, multiply them by 100, and you’re still just a fraction of what you’ll find yourself a part … Read More

Guide to SDCC – Part 1 – Packing and Arriving

In Guides by Kerry Dixon17 Comments

Description: With hundreds of Comic-Con tips floating around the web I’ve decided to mix ours up. It is divided into four parts (Packing + Arriving, Panels, Shopping + Exhibit Hall, and Outside the Convention) and one will be posted daily. In each part I won’t just list out some tips, I’ll also give a strategy of sorts to that part … Read More

20 Tips for every Con Attendee!

In Guides by Kerry Dixon8 Comments

Whether you’re a first time con-goer or have visited the sacred convention center for many years, here’s 20 tips you should know: 1. Comfort is a must: Comfortable clothes, shoes, backpacks, anything you can think of. Just make sure it’s comfortable. You’re going to be walking and standing for many hours each day and even the littlest pain can really … Read More

10 Must Read Exhibit Hall Tips!

In Exclusives, Guides by Kerry Dixon4 Comments

Yesterday I gave you 10 packing tips and today I switch focus to the massive Comic-Con Exhibit Hall! This place has hundreds of booths with everything from comics, to toys, movies, and video games! In no real order, here’s 10 tips you should know before attempting to go through this huge spectacle: 1. Plan out your time: I’ve found that … Read More

10 Must Read Comic-Con Packing Tips!

In Guides by Kerry Dixon4 Comments

The most important thing to do before you go to comic-con is pack and though it might seem easy there are some tips you should know before you close up that suitcase of yours. Here’s the top 10 SDCC packing tips in no real order: 1. Bring Entertainment: Whether its a book, a DS/PSP, or just a good magazine you’re … Read More

Offsite Parties and Events at the con! – 2009 (Outdated)

In Guides, Offsites by Kerry Dixon11 Comments

Update: Huge Off-Site Author Event at BORDERS (Gaslamp district): 7/25 at 8pm! Panel and Book Signing: Pat Rothfuss, Rob Thurman, Kat Richardson, Tom Sniegoski, Amber Benson, Seanan McGuire, Jeanne Stein The examiner has put together a list of all the parties and offsite events going on during the con! Check it out: By Cynthia Adkins Tuesday 7/21 8PM-11PM Comic-Con PreParty … Read More