#sdcc SDCC’16: Tips From a Local – “Where to Go to Decompress”

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By: Nicholas Eskey Much of San Diego Comic-Con will be a tiring blur once you reach Sunday. Technically the last day of the convention, many of people are already tired of the crowds, greasy foods, and all the running between sales booths and panels. It’s for this reason that Sunday is deemed family day, as […]

#sdcc SDCC’16: Tips From a Local – “Avoiding the Con Cruds”

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By: Nicholas Eskey One of the hardships that comes with travel is catching an illness. It happens. New surroundings, a climate unlike that of your home town, different air quality, and even stress of travel that might affect your health. If you take into account the tight quarters that a popular convention entails, mixed with […]

Downtown San Diego: Is it ready for Comic-Con 2016?

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By: Nicholas Eskey Typically, around this time each year downtown San Diego is well underway in a temporary face lift for our very own Comic-Con International. As one of the largest comic and popular media conventions in the world, Comic-Con International has long outgrown the confines of the Downtown Convention Center and has been steadily […]

SDCC’16: Tips from a Local – Getting Gear Ready for the Convention

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By: Nicholas Eskey Attending conventions can be the highlight of anyone’s year. They allow fans to share their fandom with other likeminded individuals, purchase rare and exotic collectibles, explore new destinations, get the latest news from industry people, meet their favorite actors or artists, and maybe show off their elaborate cosplay creations. However, attending conventions […]

Downtown San Diego’s expansion of the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina; Impact on Comic-Con International and more

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By Nicholas Eskey As the world’s largest comic convention, one that celebrates all forms of popular culture in film, television, video games and of course print, San Diego Comic-Con is also well known also for its grand physical scale. You’d be hard pressed to find a corner of downtown that isn’t affected by it. This […]

Exclusive Reveal: Check Out Pasqual Ferry’s CIVIL WAR II #1 Variant & Celebrate the First Fried Pie Con

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Fried Pie Comics, a line dedicated to producing special variant covers for comic books, has been making a splash since it debuted in October 2015.  They’ve produced collectible versions of huge titles titles including Dark Knight III #1 and Rick and Morty #14.  Now, they’re hosting their first convention. Fried Pie Con will take place in Kennesaw, […]

Dragon Con 2015: Some of our favorite cosplay

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When one thinks of Dragon Con usually, it’s typically related to inventive costuming and the talent that goes into the craft of cosplay. We saw a ton of great fans bringing their favorite characters to life this weekend and while our friend Spencer Perry over SuperHeroHype has the motherload of all Dragon Con galleries, here are […]

SDCC ’15: What’s In A Page Panel w/Hanuka, Steinke, McCloud, & Yang Breaks Down Secrets

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By Victor Van Scoit A great comic book let’s your brain relax and enjoy as you take in each page of the story. You’re not trying to figure out which panel to read next, or be taken out of the story unexpectedly. Instead the creator has made choices in storytelling that take you smoothly through […]

SDCC ’15: The Horde Descends Upon Hall H; Line for Friday Panels Already Begun

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The first day of SDCC hasn’t even begun yet and there’s already a line for Friday’s Hall H panels.  According to SDCC’s policies, wristbands for these panels won’t be distributed until this evening, which means these poor souls will be spending their entire first day of the show waiting for tomorrow, as is the comic con […]

Image EXPO Schedule Announced: Parties, Signings, and Art Exhibits!

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Today, Image Comics released the schedule for their 2015 Expo, which will run on July 2nd at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. Ticketing Info Tickets to the event are now available for sale. General Admission is $25 and Premium Admission is $65. Seating is limited. Admission for retailers and members of […]