Going to Comic-Con? You need this.

The evening of July 21st marks the start of Geek Mecca. Otherwise known as San Diego Comic-Con International.

If you’re going, then take it from someone who’s been many times: there’s a lot you need to know before you get there. Being non-savvy about Comic-Con‘s ins and outs could be costlier than you can imagine. There’s more to see and do than any one human being could accomplish in a single week. Endless panels to attend, a giganimous exhibit hall that can take days to explore, tons of free swag to acquire, free movie and TV screenings to go to, contests and prizes, autographs to get, role-playing games to play, late-night parties, a masquerade ball, and lots more. And don’t even get me started on how hard it is to find a hotel room that won’t bankrupt you.

There’s no way to do it all, but you can maximize your Comic-Con experience and soak up everything possible in five and a half days’ time. Need to know where to score the best swag? Or whether a long line is worth waiting in? Or where to eat? Where to park? Where to get away when the crowds get to be too much?

The Unauthorized San Diego Comic-Con Survival Guide is the answer. Comic-Con attendees have needed this for a long, long time.

The pocket-sized guide book, written by my good friend Doug Kline, is available to order now, and it costs just $7. And believe me when I say, the Force is strong with Doug. If you want to know how to meticulously prepare for your adventure at Comic-Con, how to survive it once you’re there, and how to recover when you return home, this little book is the treasure trove you’ve been waiting for.

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Yeah, I’m a bit biased. Doug’s my pal and he even asked me to write the Forward for the book. But I don’t get anything for recommending the book to you; I’m just someone who’s benefited from Doug’s convention-mastering talents. He is the one, Neo.

For more information about this must-have guide book, visit sdccsurvivalguide.com, or follow updates about it on Twitter.

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Robin Parrish

Unathletic, uncoordinated tall man with endless creativity stampeding through his overactive brain. Comes with beard, wife, and two miniature humans. Novelist. General blogger and main Gaming Geek for ForeverGeek. Lead Blogger, Apple Gazette.

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