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Comic-Con International Update: Of Trademarks and Ballots

In Features by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

This is likely already old news for many of you, but if you haven’t been paying attention recently, Comic-Con International has been making a lot of headlines recently, for either good or bad reasons, depending on where you stand on certain issues. Up first, earlier this month, the seemingly-never-ending saga to expand the convention center hit another roadbump. The San … Read More

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The Her Universe Fashion Show 2018 Owned the Runway – And Our Hearts – at San Diego Comic-Con 2018

In Features, Offsites by James RileyLeave a Comment

If you manage to go to San Diego Comic-Con a few times, or any major event/convention, you tend to gather traditions. The restaurant you have to go to at least once. The hotel with just the right mix of location and… location. The booth you visit every year. Starting in 2014 and coming back for the fifth year, the Her … Read More

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Nat Geo and Nerd Nite Throw An Intergalactic Party at San Diego Comic-Con

In Features, Offsites by Erin TapkenLeave a Comment

Since 2014, Nerd Nite and National Geographic have been sponsoring one of the keenest San Diego Comic-Con parties in the Gaslamp. 2018 was once again up on the pool terrace of the Hotel Solamar, for three hours of free food, drink, and lively presentations from a slew of galactic superstars. National Geographic was promoting season two of their series MARS (returning November … Read More

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Wynonna Earp Dominated San Diego Comic-Con 2018 for Fans

In Features, Interviews by Andy WagnerLeave a Comment

San Diego Comic-Con 2018 could (arguably) go down in history as the year of the Earper. The SYFY show took their parent network’s SDCC slogan “It’s a Fan Thing” and turned it up to 11 by practically being everywhere. Wynonna Earp is one of those rare TV shows whose entire cast and crew has embraced their fandom by showing massive … Read More

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Comic-Con International Giving Away a VIP Trip to San Diego Comic-Con 2019

In Features by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

San Diego Comic-Con 2018 has just wrapped up – but you could be the first person to score tickets to next year. Comic-Con International has partnered with Omaze to create a Comic-Con 2019 VIP experience, where one winner and a guest will win four-day badges with Preview Night, a “personal Comic-Con concierge”, reserved seats in Hall H for the entire convention, … Read More

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Hulu’s ‘Castle Rock’ Experience Brings on the Creepy for San Diego Comic-Con Attendees

In Features, Offsites by Kim TwomblyLeave a Comment

In the week leading up to San Diego Comic-Con, we saw some strange items being loaded into the two blocks at Front and Island in downtown San Diego: From a box of mannequins, to razor wire, to a toppled over car. What ended up emerging was Hulu’s Castle Rock experience, to promote the new series on the streaming giant based on … Read More

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The Shruggie Awards of San Diego Comic-Con 2018 – Winners

In Features by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

San Diego Comic-Con was filled to the brim this year with a lot of amazing things – including panels, exclusives, offsites, and so much more. We’re excited to launch our second annual The Shruggie Awards, which, despite the name, is not celebrating the “wtf-ness” of the convention (though there’s plenty of that to go around as well!). No, these are the … Read More

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Purge City at San Diego Comic-Con Provided Killer Fun

In Features, Offsites by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

The best offsites at San Diego Comic-Con are interactive, fun, give you cool swag, and most importantly, immerse you in their world. In those regards, Purge City offered San Diego Comic-Con attendees a killer good time. For those not familiar with The Purge films, the concept is pretty simple: Each year, for one night only, a national civic tradition called “The Purge” … Read More

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Taco Bell Celebrated 25 Years of ‘Demolition Man’ by Taking San Diego Comic-Con Attendees Into the Future

In Offsites by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

When people ask me how San Diego Comic-Con was this year, I keep finding myself telling them about one offsite in particular: the Taco Bell pop-up celebrating 25 years of Demolition Man. It’s the kind of thing that could really only happen at San Diego Comic-Con, and that’s a lot of the magic. Earlier this year, Taco Bell called Warner Bros. to pitch … Read More

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NBC Took San Diego Comic-Con Attendees to “The Good Place”

In Features, Offsites by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

Welcome! Everything is fine. Or is it? San Diego Comic-Con attendees were welcomed into The Good Place, for what was hands down NBC’s best takeover of the Tin Fish area in the Gaslamp yet. While NBC typically re-brands the area and offers something cool to promote one of their newest offerings during San Diego Comic-Con, we’ve never seen lines as long … Read More