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Breaking News: Stabbing at San Diego Comic-Con 2010

[24 Jul 2010 | by | 2 Comments]

Twitter has erupted with chatter about a stabbing that occurred this evening at San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC). Two fans reportedly got into a dispute when one stabbed the other on the side of the eye with a pen. The fight was reported around 4:45 p.m., PST. The stabbing apparently took place inside Hall H, one of the largest of the rooms at SDCC, just prior to the The Cowboys and Aliens panel. As of right now, Hall H is a crime scene and no one is allowed in or out.

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The Best Twitter Updates from San Diego Comic-Con 2010

[22 Jul 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Sitting at home or work wishing you were at San Diego Comic-Con 2010? Yeah, we are too. That’s why we’re watching the Twitter updates for the official hashtag #SDCC and living vicariously through the attendees. It’s definitely not like being there, but at least we get to see some funny pictures, read all the big announcements, and feel bad for those sitting in line for the next 10 hours just to get a glimpse at the latest from the new Tron movie. With Tweets coming in fast and furious, it’s a bit hard to keep up, so we’ve decided to cull through them and pluck out some great highlights for you. (UPDATING LIVE)

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Why is the Cast of Glee at San Diego Comic-Con?

[22 Jul 2010 | by | 6 Comments]

Before I launch into this little rant, I just want to point out that I’m actually a huge fan of Fox’s hit television show, Glee. I watch it religiously. I own the music. Call me a Gleek. That said, I have absolutely no idea why the network is bringing cast members from the show to San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) this year, and why there’s a whole panel dedicated to it. Yes, the term for Glee fans, “Gleek”, is sorta close to the word “Geek”, but I just don’t think that’s enough to justify their appearance.

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List of San Diego Comic-Con Star Trek Swag Items Announced

[21 Jul 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Can you tell San Diego Comic-Con is upon us? Press releases about the convention are coming out right and left! The latest one of interest comes from CBS Consumer Products. They’ve published a list of where fans can pick up some sweet Star Trek merch at San Diego Comic-Con 2010, and meet Star Trek authors and actors. Some of the items include watches and buttons. But the real gem on this list is the Sulu cologne. Yeah, you read that right. Sulu cologne.

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Our Picks for Must See Sunday Programming at San Diego Comic-Con 2010

[20 Jul 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Every year we cry a little bit about not making it out to California for San Diego Comic-Con International (or SDCC for short). Even though we won’t be attending SDCC 2010, we have looked over the schedule and created a list of “must see” events and panels that we would attend if we were there. Since that programming list so incredibly long, we’re breaking down these recommendations into specific days. So without further ado, here is The Convention Fans Blog List of Must See Sunday Programming at San Diego Comic-Con 2010.