d6mafia’s Guide to San Diego Comic-Con

In Features, Guides by Jeremy Rutz7 Comments

San Diego Comic-Con 2013 may be behind us, but it’s never too late to start thinking about next year. One of our readers, Patrick Donahue of d6mafia.com, alerted us of a video guide to SDCC they produced during this year’s convention. And like our friend House of Darkly‘s The Art of War: SDCC Edition, we’re mightily impressed at the effort … Read More

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SDConCast LIVE – SDCC 2013 Wrap-Up Show Tuesday July 30 9:30PM ET/6:30PM PT [UPDATE 2 – Now on Podcast Feed]

In Exclusives, Podcast by Jeremy Rutz5 Comments

Now that you’ve had some time to recollect on San Diego Comic-Con 2013 – and maybe get rid of that bad case of Con crud that had it’s grip on you for days – now it’s time for The San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog team to share with you their most memorable moments from this year’s convention. [UPDATE 2] The … Read More

SDCC 2013 – More from the ‘Godzilla Encounter’

In General News, Offsites by Jeremy Rutz1 Comment

We were able to take our time through the Godzilla Encounter offsite activation at SDCC this year, so we shot some video of the awesome entrance to the event set up like a Japan street. Custom manga posters, boutiques with fashions created only for the event, and a real Ramen noodle shop complete with menus and served food! Check out … Read More

2013 SDCC Swag, and What it Means for 2014

In Exclusives by Shawn Marshall10 Comments

It is undeniable that the landscape of freebies at San Diego Comic-Con was different in 2013. Although we’ve seen a steady trend away from the glory years of freebies at the show, it seemed to be a consistent opinion by show attendees that this year signified a movement by exhibitors to move the swag to the low end of their … Read More

SDCC 2013 – Nintendo Gaming Lounge

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The Nintendo Gaming Lounge returned to the Marriott Marquis and Marina ballroom in 2013. Wall-to-wall with new and upcoming releases, Pokemon and Animal Crossing-themed lounge areas, tons of events like Donkey Kong, Mario and Zelda photo areas, an interactive Mario and Luigi kiosk, themed characters walking about and tons of giveaways. And you didn’t even need a badge! It was … Read More

SDCC 2013 – Marvel Studios Panel

In Panel & Autograph News by Jeremy Rutz1 Comment

Marvel sure did come out in full force at Comic-Con 2013, and the D23 Effect proved to be non-existent judging from their showing in Hall H. Captain America: The Winter Soldier cast and crew kicked things off on Saturday afternoon, and a surprise appearance from the cast and crew of Guardians of the Galaxy by way of a same-day flight … Read More