July is well on its way (I see you, July) and you know what that means… San Diego Comic-Con is coming up. I am a casual collector and have reigned in a lot of nerd, but there are just some things I absolutely need in my life. By need, I mean, I really, really, really want it.
This year, UCC Distributing is bringing a lot of their usual exclusives to the con but one item has caught my eye.
This. I want this. SO MUCH.
Bob’s Burgers fans will recognize this as Louise’s precious night light companion, Kuchi Kopi! This is definitely going on my shopping list this year.
UCC Distributing will also be carrying exclusives from Steven Universe (!!!), Kingdom Hearts, Dragon Ball Z, Pokemon and many more geek favorites. You will find them at Booth #5625.
The Archie comics were a huge part of my comic book reading days of my childhood. I was thrilled when The CW announced that Greg Berlanti (The Flash, Arrow) was developing a new series based on Archie called Riverdale. I had been waiting for this very moment. A live-action Archie television show! Jughead will be coming to life! Ahhh, I love Jughead so much!
San Diego Comic Con—aka, Nerd Christmas in the Summer— came and went. I attended for the entire weekend this year and snapped a handful of photos of cosplayers and all the cool things around the convention. There were way more that I missed, of course. The heat was brutal this year and I am too much of a wuss to walk in extreme heat. Fortunately, there were still tons of things to see and do. Check out the photo slideshow below! You can also view the photos on our Facebook page as well.
Doing my annual roundup of the top 5 things I enjoyed most about SDCC this year, and also the things one should do or focus on in order to make the most of their SDCC.
It is a bit late, but never too late to prepare for next year!
Convention season is nearly at an end along with the Summer, so what did you guys enjoy most about SDCC this year?
TruTV’s Impractical Jokers stepped it up at this year’s San Diego Comic-con 2015 by creating an entire museum dedicated to the show. We were invited to check out the museum during their champagne breakfast for media and fans alike. The display was a lot of fun with fan art hung up on the wall and an artist doing fake airbrushed tattoos.
Q & Sal were awesome enough to sit down with Gizzy B for an interview, watch the video below and check out our photos from the event after the jump.
One of the most prominent anime series in the minds of US otaku is definitely, totally, and probably always will be, DRAGONBALLZ. One of the longest running series in all of nerd-dom, it continues to reinvent itself only just enough so that it tickles our nostalgia, making us nod knowingly about leveling up, or talking about going Super Saiyan.
At San Diego Comic-Con, we were pleased to see the franchise represented in the most kick ass way possible, as Funimation rolls out one after another super fun, fan-focused promotion for their upcoming August release of the English dub of DragonballZ: Resurrection ‘F’.
Nestled on a balcony of Conival’s huge event held in Petco Park during SDCC, the DragonballZ crew went all out to test fans’ power levels to see if they could join Frieza’s army in an event called “FRIEZA FORCE: GALACTIC ARMY BOOTCAMP!” Costumed actors yelled out to passerby to recruit them to the army and test their skills!
Check out this video of one of the most unique and fun marketing experiences set up at SDCC.