It’s a bird…it’s a plane…it’s Comic-Con taking over downtown San Diego on July 18th and The Gaslamp the spot where cosplayers, superhumans and those just looking to people watch can grab some grub and rest their weary feet. Catch all the action from the unofficial headquarters for Comic-Con!

OMNIA San Diego with be the ultimate after party for comic con with talent from Kristian Nairn on Thursday to Chantel Jeffries on Saturday Night! Keep the party going in your Comic Con costume and enjoy complimentary entry to both nights! Yes, you don’t have to pay a dime to enjoy the late hour nights. This is a 21+ event so make sure you have your I.D. ready at the door.

Sign Up For Comic Con Thursday with Kristian Nairn 

Sign Up For Comic Con Saturday with Chantel Jeffries

Parq Nightclub is throwing a special Comic Con event and their line up is one to see! Dress up as your favorite Comic Con character and make this your best weekend yet! Artist line up includes Blueface on Friday and Joe Maz on Saturday! This is a 21+ event so make sure you have your I.D. ready at the door.

Purchase Tickets For Comic Con Friday with Blueface

Sign Up For Comic Con Saturday with Joe Maz

For Comic-Con this year, all San Diego Tajima [] locations will be offering a specialty Naruto Ramen! Named for a Japanese manga series that tells the story of a young ninja, this bowl is made up of miso broth, pork chashu, a half ramen egg, sautéed garlic shiitake mushrooms, green onions, baby bok choy and Naruto fishcake. Comic-Con goers can check out the East Village location, which is close to the Convention Center.  Additionally, at Tajima’s [] Mercury location during the month of July, they have special drinks! To celebrate the return of Comic-Con to San Diego, Tajima has crafted three, delicious Pokémon-themed cocktails that will be available throughout the month. Visit to try the Strawmander, made withstrawberry and citrus liqueurs, the Tikichu, with vodka, floral liqueurs and pineapple, and the Bluebasaur, a blend of rum, orange and mixed tropical liqueurs.

Where: 935 J Street, San Diego 92101 & 4411 Mercury Street, Ste 110, Sa Diego 92111

When: All Comic Con Weekend

East Village’s WhipHand [] is going post-zombie apocalypse for Comic-Con this year, with specialty Walking Dead food and drink items. Come in with your Comic-Con badge and/or in costume to enjoy the half-priced Walker cocktail, a blend of white rum, Jamaican rum, Overproof, citrus, falernum, orgeat and pineapple. Your badge and/or costume will also get you $7 SKINS – a plate of potato skins covered in sour cream, cheese and bacon, with truffle dressing on the side, as well as Happy Hour pricing on food and drink at any time during the convention.

Where: 935 J Street, San Diego 92101

When: All Comic Con Weekend

barleymash [] is offering diners a themed menu featuring dishes from The Caped Crusader mac and cheese to The Riddler dessert, a double fudge chocolate cake with house-made mint ice cream. Bartenders will be shaking up Superhero cocktails like Poison Ivy, a blend of Herradua Blanco Tequila, cucumber, mint, agave, lime and tajin. barleymash also partnered with Thorn St. Brewing [] to create a Brews Wayne Juicy Hazy IPA specifically for Comic-Con!

Searching for a place to quench your thirst during Comic-Con? Look no further than The Smoking Gun’s specialty Walking Dead-themed cocktail menu! Try sips like Zombie Blood, a blend of Cutwater Gin, Aperol, fresh lemon and pomegranate juice, or The Rick – El Jimador Blanco Tequila, house made curacao, fresh lime juice and soda water. If you’re feeling adventurous, order the Carol Is A Badass, made with Old Forester Whiskey, fresh lemon juice, honey and ginger, angostura bitters, blood orange ale.

Where: 555 Market St., San Diego, CA 92101

When: All Comic Con Weekend