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Jim Winsor’s Out & About: Comic-Con Weekend in Hillcrest

Superheroes are descending upon Hillcrest for the 47th annual Comic-Con
Photo credit:
SDPIX

Gay Pride in San Diego is over, it’s now time for Nerd Pride! Yes, Comic-Con 2016 is upon us already.

Here’s a list of geeky events happening this weekend in and around the gayborhood:

Thursday, July 21

9 pm: Flicker Comic Con Party at Flicks

“Gaymr contest with prizes - sexy gogos - costume contest - $100 cash for winner! Performance by Kickxy Vixen-Styles.”

10 pm: Geek Week presents Otaku at Numbers

“Attention all geeks and anime fans. This is what you have been waiting for! Geek Week...Presents Otaku!!!!! (presented by Ned Cato Jr and Geek Knight Productions) a club event designed for anime fans!  …”

10 pm: Lez Super Hero Party at Rich’s

“#LEZ is San Diego's #1 lesbian event. Rotating DJ's bring you all the latest hip hop, pop, dance remixes! Come check out the hot gogo girls, huge LED video wall & laser show! It's easier than ever to get in free, just text RICHS LEZ to 46786.”

Friday, July 22

7 pm: SDPIX presents Divas Comic Con Show at Rich's

“With Phi Phi O'Hara, Kickxy Vixen and Chad Michaels, plus special guests Glitz Glam and Daisy Deadpetals!”

10 pm: Geek Week presents Superhero Underwear Party at Rich's

“Comic Con San Diego is almost here! An it's time to put on those SEXY UNDIES and JOCKSTRAPS and come out and strip down for a Hot and Geeky night!!!! …”

Saturday, July 23

3 pm: LGBT Cosplay Group Photo at the San Diego Convention Center

“For LGBT cosplayers to get together and take a huge group photo session! Show off your best cosplay and have a chance to be interviewed and part of the video documentary on Gaymers.”

10 pm: Geek Week presents The 12th Annual Heroes vs Villains Party at Rich's

“Hillcrest's geekiest night of the year is BACK! Ned Cato Jr and Geek Knight Productions (in conjunction with Rich's Nightclub) present The 12th Annual HEROES VS. VILLAINS PARTY!!!! Need to have some fun after Comic-Con? Come PARTY with us!!!! …”

Sunday, July 24

11 am: LGBT Cosplay Group Photo at the San Diego Convention Center

“For LGBT cosplayers to get together and take a huge group photo session! Show off your best cosplay and have a chance to be interviewed and part of the video documentary on Gaymers.”

12 pm: HEAT Comic-Con Pool Party at the Lafayette Hotel

“A first of its kind! Bring Cosplay to The Lafayette for some fun in the SUN! Closing out Comic-Con Weekend, HEAT brings you our first ever Water Gun Fight! Free water guns for Everyone!”

Other fun stuff this week

Thursday

9 pm: Club Flicker at Flicks

10 pm: SDPIX presents Uptown Outlaw at Uptown Tavern

Friday

6 pm: SDPIX presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel

7 pm: Finger Me Fridays at Gossip Grill

Saturday

10 am to 2 pm: Mexican Brunch at Baja Betty's

8 pm to 9:30 pm: Kickers Country Western Line Dancing at Urban Mo's

8 pm to 11 pm: Baby's Birthday Bash at Babycakes

Sunday

11 am to 3 pm: Gospel Brunch at Lips

3 pm to 8 pm: Church at Babycakes

2 pm to 7 pm: Sunday School at Uptown Tavern

Monday

6 pm to 11 pm: 50₵ Wing Night at Hillcrest Brewing Company

Tuesday

4 pm: $3 Wells and Free Pool at the San Diego Eagle

Wednesday

7:30 pm to 10 pm: Pictionary Night at #1 Fifth Ave.

10 pm: Mischief at Rich's

Last week’s events

Check out SDPIX.com for all the new albums from last week, including the first batch of photos from Pride. Happy viewing!