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Con Flashback: A Stroll Down Cosplay Lane

In Editorials/Opinions, General News by Robert Warners1 Comment

Welcome to another edition of Con Flashback where the San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog staff take a look back at random topics from SDCC. This week’s topic comes internally from the UBlog which is about favorite cosplay photos from years past (which also includes SDCC’s sister show WonderCon). If you have a suggestion for an edition of Con Flashback, make … Read More

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Under the Tents: Funko, Her Universe, House of Blues, Hollywood Science Fiction Museum

In Exclusives, Features, General News by Andy WagnerLeave a Comment

After months of waiting, CCI finally announced the date for Open Registration as April 8. Hopefully, you’ve read our Open Registration Visual Guide. If not, we definitely recommend it. Maybe you’re one of those lucky ones who scored badges at Returning Registration this year. Either way, while you’re gathering your resources for Open Reg or just gathering a hot cup … Read More

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SDCC Masquerade Entry Form and Rules For 2017 Announced

In General News by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

The Masquerade is one of San Diego Comic-Con’s most anticipated events, and for cosplayers hoping to be able to walk the stage in their finest, Comic-Con International today revealed details on the 43rd Annual Masquerade. You can find the official rules and entry form on their site. The event, to be held on Saturday, July 22 in Ballroom 20 at … 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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GeekShot Exclusive Photo Series (Week 2)

In Features by James RileyLeave a Comment

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. … Read More

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CCI Posts Costume Weapons Policy for SDCC 2013

In General News by Jeremy Rutz1 Comment

Cosplayers, take note. CCI has updated its website this morning with its Costume Weapons Policy for San Diego Comic-Con 2013. Here’s the updated policy as stated on the Cosplay page: COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2013 COSTUME WEAPONS POLICY No functional weapons are allowed at Comic-Con Simulated or costume weapons are allowed as a part of your costume, subject to prior approval by security … Read More

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Thinking of Cosplaying at SDCC? Tips From The Pros

In Editorials/Opinions, Features by Evic OropillaLeave a Comment

The San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog attended the BigWOW! Comicfest, one of the best up and coming shows on the West Coast, and encountered quite a few cosplayers over the weekend. So we wanted to help any of our readers thinking about cosplaying at SDCC for the first time by asking them this question: “What advice, tip or suggestion would you … Read More

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Masquerade Details Posted for SDCC 2013

In General News by Jeremy RutzLeave a Comment

CCI has posted details regarding the 39th annual Masquerade for San Diego Comic-Con 2013. The event, to be held 8:30PM on Saturday July 20 in Ballroom 20, will award winners of the major categories with a Free 4-day badge for next year’s SDCC. That’s right – no EPIC registration  do not pass Go!, do not collect 200 dollars – it’s straight … Read More