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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

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WonderPost: Gaming, Panels, ABC, Comics Arts Conference, Artist Confirmations

In WonderCon by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

WonderCon is quickly approaching, and now that badges have become available, news on gaming during the convention, Artist Alley and booth placements, and even panels are starting to emerge. We recently learned that Marvel will be skipping this year’s WonderCon Anaheim convention, but there’s still plenty to both see and do around the con. Here’s some news you might have … Read More

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Under The Tents: Sleepy Hollow, Heroes Brew Fest, Star Wars Rebels, Simon & Schuster

In General News, Panel & Autograph News by Lisa McDowell2 Comments

It’s another news filled week as we wait for San Diego Comic-Con to announce Open Online Registration, which we know is expected to happen sometime in the spring.  As we await the announcement of that highly anticipated sale, why not sit back, relax and enjoy a glimpse into what the Con will have to offer up to us this year.  … Read More

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Toy Fair 2014: Funko’s ReAction Figures and Plans for SDCC

In Exclusives by Jeremy Rutz3 Comments

When we were making our short list of booths to visit during Toy Fair 2014, Funko was at the top. The company’s line of licensed Pop! Vinyls have always been a big hit with our readers and Comic-Con attendees, and the addition of Super7’s ReAction line made Funko hotter than ever. So we were given a tour of the booth … Read More

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SDCC Badge Refunds Now Come At A Price [UPDATE: Not Until 2015]

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon9 Comments

Comic-Con barcodes started going out yesterday for those who purchased a badge in the Preregistration sale on Saturday, well within CCI’s 72-hour window to get those out to attendees. While your mileage on how the sale went might have varied, even for those who did walk away with at least one badge, there’s one thing that’s for sure this year – … Read More

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Early Bird Hotels On Sale Now, General Housing In Spring

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon8 Comments

Now that several thousand attendees have their San Diego Comic-Con badges, we can begin turning our attention toward other aspects involved in the convention, like transportation, or finding a place to sleep. As of this morning, Comic-Con International has unveiled news on at least one of those aspects: Hotels. The Early Bird Hotel Sale is back for 2014, with reservations … Read More

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Toy Fair 2014: Kidrobot’s Big Comic-Con Plans

In Exclusives by Jeremy Rutz3 Comments

One of the most exciting booths we were able to check out at Toy Fair 2014 belonged to Kidrobot, producer of designer collectibles and venerable Comic-Con exclusive exhibitor. The company was showing off its 2014 retail offerings, which included a treasure trove of licenses every SDCC attendee would salivate over: Futurama, The Simpsons, CAPCOM, and now Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, … Read More

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Marvel Won’t Be Attending WonderCon

In WonderCon by Kerry Dixon11 Comments

When Marvel made the decision to skip WonderCon in 2013, many speculated that it was because it was a D23 year for Disney, and it made more sense for the company to hold back their goods until just a few months later at their own convention. However, the House of Mouse’s bi-annual convention is on an off year, which means … Read More

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Toy Fair 2014: NECA

In Exclusives by Jeremy Rutz3 Comments

NECA has always been known among San Diego Comic-Con attendees for its high-quality collectibles, but we think they raised the bar to a new level with last year’s 8-bit Jason figure, with its retro NES-style packaging and awesome concept. So we put down NECA on our “must-see” list at Toy Fair 2014, to try and get the scoop on what … Read More

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Toy Fair 2014: Tokidoki, Dark Horse, McFarlane, Bluefin Tamashii Nations, Funko

In Exclusives by Jeremy Rutz1 Comment

We hit the floor of the Javits Center in New York City to get the early word on this year’s San Diego Comic-Con exclusives, from many of your favorite exhibitors. Although the general word from representatives was that it was a bit too early to start talking specifics, due to pending design approvals and licensing deals, we did get several … Read More