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Nerdist House Invites San Diego Comic-Con to Join Them for Offsite, Live Shows, Meet & Greets, Exclusives, Parties, More

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Nerdist returns to San Diego Comic-Con this year, but they’re taking their very popular offsite and transforming it – into Nerdist House. Nerdist will take over the Sparks Gallery (530 Sixth Avenue) Thursday, July 19 – Sunday, July 22, for four days of entertainment (the conversations are back!), meet & greets, exclusive merchandise, photo opportunities, a VR experience, and more. … Read More

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Sony Swinging Into Hall H with ‘Spider-Man’ Films for San Diego Comic-Con 2018 [UPDATE]

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[UPDATE July 16] Variety has confirmed that stars Tom Hardy and Riz Ahmed will be in town for one of their parties – which should confirm their attendance on the San Diego Comic-Con 2018 panel. [PREVIOUS] Aside from a small panel in 2015 for Screen Gems and a panel in 2014 for Columbia Pictures held over in the Indigo Ballroom, Sony … Read More

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Mondo San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Exclusives [UPDATE July 16]

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The popular licensed print company Mondo has begun announcing its plans for San Diego Comic-Con 2018. Its sought-after limited posters and amazing vinyl records generally create hysteria among fans and collectors when the “drops” (when the posters are available for purchase) are announced. You can find Mondo at Booth #435 on the show floor. Mondo’s items will again only be … Read More

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Hello Kitty Returns to Feed the Hordes of SDCC 2018 with Hello Kitty Cafe

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Hello Kitty has had a presence at San Diego Comic-Con the last few years with exciting offsites and booth presentations – and our personal favorite, the Hello Kitty Cafe, which is returning this year after skipping in 2017. The Hello Kitty Cafe, a California food truck, will be headed to The Experience (the Lexus Premiere Lot, just southeast of Petco … Read More

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LAIKA Offers ‘LAIKA Live San Diego’ Experience — Bigger & Better Than Ever

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There’s very few things we love more than stop motion (seriously) — and last year’s LAIKA Experience during San Diego Comic-Con took you inside the world of stop motion animation for LAIKA’s films, with an awesome pop-up event. This year, though, they’re taking that immersive experience and expanding upon it, to create something even bigger and better. LAIKA, the studio … Read More

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Kidrobot San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Exclusives & Signings

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Designer toy company Kidrobot always makes some of the most visually interesting, high-end (but still affordable) exclusives at the convention – and this year is no different, with pieces from Bob’s Burgers, Hello Kitty, and more. This year, you’ll need to head to Booth #5145 to score their exclusives directly at the booth. [UPDATE] You can also stop by on Friday, … Read More

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FYE San Diego Comic-Con Exclusives, Offsite Pop Up Store

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Last year, FYE was one of the surprise gems of San Diego Comic-Con, with two semi-secret pop up shops in the Horton Plaza, full of fun merchandise and convention exclusives. This year, they’ll be back – and they’re going even bigger. You can find the Pop-Up back in Westfield Horton Plaza in San Diego, at Space #133. The Pop-Up is … Read More

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FOX Teams Up with Shake Shack to Feed San Diego Comic-Con Hordes a Bob’s Burger ‘Burger of the Day’

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It’s an unspoken rule at San Diego Comic-Con: All the best offsites include food (and sofas, but we take what we can get). Which is why it’s great news that FOX is partnering with Shake Shack to create a pop-up Bob’s Burgers activation, as reported by AdWeek. To celebrate the animated series’ 150th episode, FOX will be turning the Mission Valley … Read More

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Toynk San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Exclusives Revealed [UPDATE July 15]

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Collectible retailer Toynk is heading back to San Diego Comic-Con with three booths this year (#815, #4437, and #5245), and you can grab a number of exclusive collector pins, tiki mugs, and figures from them for properties such as Black Panther, Star Wars, Cuphead, Rick and Morty, Deadpool, My Little Pony, and Daredevil. Here’s a look at this year’s offerings: [UPDATE … Read More

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Under the Tents: The Good Place, Sharknado, Guild Wars, Factory Entertainment, 100% Soft, PlayStation

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It’s the weekend before San Diego Comic-Con gets underway, and the news just keeps getting better and better. This issue of Under the Tents has lots of it from great artists as well as an announcement from NBC’s The Good Place. Here’s a look at what you might have missed: Guild Wars would love you to come hang out with … Read More