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Zachary Levi Reveals Nerd HQ Crowdfunding Tactics

In Editorials/Opinions, General News, nerd hq, Offsites by Kerry Dixon2 Comments

Three years ago, whether he intended to or not, Zachary Levi changed San Diego Comic-Con for the better. While there had always been offsite events and installations in the Gaslamp surrounding the convention center, often referred to as the “Comic-Con campus”, there had never been anything quite like Nerd HQ. With its alternative panel programming, meant for those both who … Read More

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‘I Want My Nerd HQ’ Crowdfunding Campaign Launches

In General News, nerd hq, Offsites by Kerry Dixon7 Comments

Last month, Zachary Levi shared with us exclusively some of the difficulties of financing Nerd HQ, an event that we really love. To help offset those costs this year, he announced earlier this month that they would be turning to crowdfunding, and needed the support of fans. The Indiegogo campaign “I Want My Nerd HQ“, which just launched, is turning … Read More

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Under The Tents: Blood Drive, Wil Wheaton, Weta, Toddland, Into the Storm, Nerd HQ

In General News, nerd hq, Panel & Autograph News by Lisa McDowell4 Comments

Although many of us have managed to claim a highly coveted San Diego Comic-Con 2014 badge through the Preregistration Sale, there are many who still await news for the upcoming Open Online Badge Registration sale.  While we may still be waiting for the official announcement from CCI, that doesn’t stop other SDCC news from being announced.  Today, we have another … Read More

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Nerd HQ Crowdfunding Campaign Starts Next Week, Includes ‘Arrow’ Panel, Plan for ‘Chuck’ Movie [Update 3: Starts Week of March 9]

In General News, nerd hq, Offsites by Jeremy Rutz5 Comments

Updates at bottom… When we caught up with Zachary Levi last month, he talked about how #IWantMyNerdHQ trended worldwide as nerds around the globe showed their love for the annual fan-favorite event during San Diego Comic-Con. That initial show of support was just the beginning of a campaign to bring back Nerd HQ this year, bigger and better than ever. … Read More

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WonderPost: Star Trek, Comic Creator Connection, Star-Crossed, and Marvel at WonderCon?!?

In WonderCon by The San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog Staff2 Comments

WonderCon creeps ever closer.  Everyday more information and news surfaces on all the fun things that WonderCon will have in store.  This week we have information on the return of the Comic Creator Connection, a CW series appearance, news that will make fans of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine happy, and more artist and writer confirmations. Oh yeah, and Marvel will … Read More

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The SDConCast LIVE 2014 Open Registration Show! March 15 [UPDATE: Thanks Everyone!]

In Podcast by Jeremy Rutz3 Comments

Nearly a month ago, the march to San Diego Comic-Con 2014 began with preregistration. As the weeks draw closer to San Diego Comic-Con in July, the next big event for attendees is nearly upon us: Open registration, the process where anyone can purchase a badge to Comic-Con (granted, you already have a Member ID). Since registration generally follows the closure of the … Read More

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CCI Confirms Eligibility for Open Registration, Details [Update – Preview Night Stand-Alone Option]

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon18 Comments

While there’s still no date for Open Registration — the general sale for San Diego Comic-Con that’s open to anyone who’s created a Member ID — they have confirmed via the Toucan Blog several details about the impending sale. Earlier this week, CCI closed Member ID’s to new creation and changes, which is normally the first sign that a badge … Read More

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WonderCon Volunteering Opens Monday

In WonderCon by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

If you haven’t already purchased your badge for WonderCon, there’s another way to attend the popular Anaheim convention: volunteering. The Toucan Blog announced the particulars of how and when Volunteer Registration will take place, and you’ve at least got the weekend to prepare. While Comic-Con’s volunteer registration, done in two rounds for returning volunteers and then again for new volunteers, … Read More

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Under The Tents: HopCon: Power Rangers, w00tstout, ghostgirl, Artist and Author Confirmations, TMNT

In Exclusives, General News, Offsites by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

While we wait for more news on Open Registration and Hotelmaggedon: 2014 Edition, we’ve been gathering up more news on San Diego Comic-Con. Today’s update brings us news on Power Rangers, the return of w00tstout, ghostgirl, more artist and author confirmations, and a 30th anniversary celebration for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Here’s some news you might have missed: Stone Brewing … Read More