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Hotepocalyse Round 2: The Revenge of the Refresh Button

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon4 Comments

Generally, we associate the largest San Diego Comic-Con hotel sale (the one that took place earlier this month) with Hotelpocalypse, because thousands upon thousands of attendees are vying for an even smaller number of hotel rooms. However, this afternoon, the re-opening of non-downtown hotels may have taken both the title and the crown as this year’s real Hotel Hell. At … Read More

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GeekShot Exclusive Photo Series (Week 6)

In Features by James Riley3 Comments

Welcome to the GeekShot Photo Exclusive Series. This will be a weekly post featuring cool, interesting, or just plain awesome moments we have captured during San Diego Comic-Con. Each week we’ll post a photo by Beth or James of GeekShot Photography. We may include a short story about the photo, but sometimes we’ll just let the photo speak for itself. About … Read More

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WonderCon Anaheim Wrap-Up: The Team’s Favorite Moments of 2014

In WonderCon by The San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog Staff3 Comments

As a team, it was The San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog’s first trip to WonderCon Anaheim. We asked everyone who took part in the convention last weekend to share their thoughts with our readers. James: It looks like I’m one of the WonderCon veterans of the group here as this was the 10th WonderCon I’ve attended. I know there are … Read More

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WonderCon 2014: Talking Food Trucks with Burger Monster

In WonderCon by Kerry Dixon4 Comments

As anyone who attended WonderCon can probably attest to, one of the most prominent features of the convention this year was actually outside the convention center — the food trucks. This year Comic-Con International upped the amount of four-wheeled eateries to ten, and the food trucks formed a line along the plaza in between the Hilton and Marriott hotels, where … Read More

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Ghostbusters 30th Art Show NYC Debut, More SDCC Details

In General News by Jeremy RutzLeave a Comment

As we mentioned last week, this past weekend was the debut of Gallery1988’s touring Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary Art Show in New York City. The website Nerdvolution was on hand to grab some video of the event’s opening night, which included some great Ghostbusters cosplay and images of the prints we first showed you last week, as well as the other art … Read More

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WonderCon 2014: A Tour of the Convention Center with The Con Fluence

In WonderCon by Jeremy Rutz1 Comment

Our pal Shawn “The Con Fluence” Marshall is THE authority on conventions. With us covering WonderCon Anaheim for the first time this year, he was gracious enough to give us a tour with commentary from his vast knowledge and experience of attending in prior years. Come with us, won’t you? As we take a walk around the inside of the … Read More

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WonderCon 2014: Cosplay Outside The Convention Center [Video]

In WonderCon by Jeremy Rutz2 Comments

Let’s set the scene: It was the end of Day 1 at WonderCon Anaheim 2014. The Exhibit Hall had just closed, and scores of attendees poured out onto the walkway in front of the convention center. Normally a great place to catch a cosplayer posing for photos, twilight was especially so, with everyone congregating and celebrating the end of a … Read More

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WonderCon 2014: The Reveals from Day 2

In WonderCon by Kerry Dixon4 Comments

Friday may have kicked off WonderCon, but Saturday pushed the convention into high gear with many of the weekend’s biggest panels and festivities for “Day 2”. While Friday had been a much more laid-back affair, Saturday saw a few early-risers in line (though nothing near the level of San Diego Comic-Con madness) hoping to score a good spot for the … Read More

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SDConCast Saturday Wrap-Up Show – Live from WonderCon!

In Podcast, WonderCon by Jeremy RutzLeave a Comment

What better way for the team to spend Easter weekend than to descend upon Disneyland Anaheim for WonderCon 2014! Saturday’s programming schedule was very SDCC-like, with big Hollywood and television network panels. Godzilla! X-Men! How to Train Your Dragon 2! And much more. Kerry assembled the troops – Shawn and Kim specifically – for this special Saturday “wrap-up” episode live from … Read More

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WonderCon 2014: The Feels from Day 1

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WonderCon is officially underway, with Friday’s “Day 1” events and festivities in the books. As this is our first year covering WonderCon, we decided the first day would be a good opportunity to take it all in, hang out with friends and readers, and celebrate the start of our con season. Our initial assessment is, this isn’t San Diego Comic-Con. … Read More