The Nerd Fu Podcast – EPISODE 52 – SDCC 2014 Pre-Con Prep

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You’ve levels up to Episode 52 of the Nerd Fu podcast. If you consider yourself a nerd/geek, then welcome – you’re in the right place.

This week, we break from the norm and bring you a special, SDCC focused show! Everything San Diego Comic Con that we can fit into an hour and 37 minutes.

Headphones in!
Volume up!
It’s on like COMIC CON!



Links to some of the SDCC goodness we talk about in Episode 52.

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SDCC Resources

We provided as much SDCC information as we could, but if you’re headed to Comic Con, you’re gonna need to do more research.  Here are our favorite sites/people for researching SDCC.  There are decades of SDCC experience between these con-goers and they ARE the experts.  Follow, ask them questions and be sure to share with friends!!  #NerdsUnite

SDCC Unofficial BLOG –

An Englishman in SDCC –

The Nerdy Girlie (Megan) –

Crazy 4 Comic Con (Tony) –

When Nerds Attack –

The_Con_Fluence Covers… (Shawn) –

SDCC Schedule

Here are links to the official schedule from CCI (Comic Con International).  Refer to these always.  They are the official schedule and any changes will be reflected here.

Preview Night (7/23)

Thursday (7/24)

Friday (7/25)

Saturday (7/26)

Sunday (7/27)

SDCC Outside Events

There are dozens, if not hundreds of off-sit events (meaning things going on anywhere except inside the convention center) and there is no way we can list them all.  Turn to the resources we provided above for details.
Here are the events we’ll be attending, in case you are looking for something to do or just wanna say hi!

WED – Enchantment Under the SDCC 2014 (SDCC Blog party)

THU – MTV Fandom Awards & Fan Fest with Linkin Park (Petco Park)

FRI – Funko Fun Days (sold out event)

SAT – Nerdist Podcast Live (sold out event)

SDCC Exclusives

There are as many exclusives as there are people at SDCC (maybe not exactly) and as much as we’d like to list them all, we’d still be typing when Preview Night started. Again, turn to the resources we provided above.  We’ve got you covered on Funko exclusives though.  Check out these articles for more information on what Funko is bringing to SDCC!

Funko’s 2014 SDCC Exclusives – Reveal #1

Funko’s 2014 SDCC Exclusives – Reveal #2

Funko’s 2014 SDCC Exclusives – Reveal #3

Funko’s 2014 SDCC Exclusives – Reveal #4

Funko’s 2014 SDCC Exclusives – Reveal #5

Funko’s 2014 SDCC Exclusives – Reveal #6

… more coming soon


Here are a few tips to get you started.  Got your own tips? Please put them in the comments below so the whole class can enjoy!

  • Take cash
  • Bring sunscreen, wipes & deodorant
  • Twitter is a great tool – be sure to follow @theNerdFU
  • Bring/buy a poster tube
  • Research before you get there
  • Talk to people in the line around you – they won’t bite
  • HAVE FUN!!!!

Speaking of fun…


About Sully

Co-founder of Nerd Fu. TV and TiVo fanatic, movie buff, collector of Pop!'s, part-time gamer.

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