Comic-Con may be staying in San Diego for now, but the Chargers want to get the heck out

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This may sound peripheral to the whole “expand the SD convention center” saga, but the problems with the Chargers aging Qualcomm Stadium (built in 1967) is very much in the mix as far as local politics go. The Chargers have been begging for a new stadium for ages—apparently the one they’ve got is so old it doesn’t even serve artisanal hot dogs.

All your signatures will not keep Comic-Con In San Diego

    There is apparently a grassroots petition campaign underway in San Diego, where concerned citizens hope to get a ballot initiative that will keep Comic-Con in San Diego. In front of many stores, voters are being asked to sign petitions in support of an initiative that “could save Comic-Con” or “help build a downtown stadium.” […]

SDCC ’15: We talk cape snaps, controversy and cons with the Batgirl of Burnside team

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At SDCC ’15 I talked with the Burnside Batgirl crew about their creative origins, how the look that launched a thousand cosplays came to be, how to handle creative criticism, and their earliest con experiences.

Salt Lake Comic Con claims trademark win; SDCC: “Not so fast.”

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The ongoing legal battle over the trademark of the term “comic-con” between The San Diego Comic-Con (or to give it it’s official name: Comic-Con International: San Diego) and the Salt Lake Comic Con flared up a bit yesterday when the SLC group claimed a win by being granted a trademark:

SDCC ’15: Drawing with Jim Lee – “Do You Know the Difference between Law and Justice?”

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By Nick Eskey One of the happy-highlights of San Diego Comic-Con is when DC Comics co-publisher, writer, and artist Jim Lee just sits down and draws. Well he doesn’t just draw. The talented artist also has the chops to be a regular comedian. Every year on Sunday, his “Drawing with Jim Lee” is a highlight […]

SDCC ’15: New Eighth Doctor series and holiday special announced at Titan Doctor Who comics panel

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Titan releases Eighth Doctor series details, holiday special plans and upcoming covers and art at their SDCC Doctor Who comics panel.

SDCC ’15: Lego Doctor Who and a September 19th season 9 release date among highlights from Doctor Who panel

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Many of the fans packed into Hall H on Thursday waited overnight on the street outside of the San Diego Convention Center for their chance to catch Peter Capaldi’s first appearance at SDCC since becoming the Twelfth Doctor on Doctor Who.

SDCC ’15: KFC Goes Nerdy with their Colonel Campaign

Meet the Colonels: Vampire, Werewolf, Unicorn, Alien, Spaceman, Japanese Pop Idol, Furry.

By Nick Eskey In what can only be considered a bold marketing move, KFC is making their presence known at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. The campaign is in large geared towards infusing humor to the already established brand, featuring plugs in popular media and visuals in public settings. It officially kicked off in May […]