SDCC 2018 Hotel Waitlist Set to Begin April 23

Hotelpocalypse is (almost) finally over. E-mails with instructions about this year’s hotel waitlist – which will open on Monday, April 23 – are going out now. Rooms from Hotelpocalpyse were allocated (supposedly, anyway) based on timestamp of when you entered the form to fill out your information, and then assigned in two groups, the last of which was this last Monday. ... Read More »

Under the Tents: Funko, FANDOM, Geeky Hooker, Symbiote Studios

Now that both phases of the Hotelpocalypse acceptance emails have gone out, we can focus on other, happier SDCC news. For instance, this issue of Under the Tents has great news from Kymera Press, Symbiote Studios, and more. Here’s a look at what you might have missed: Kymera Press was having a blast at C2E2, but that doesn’t mean they ... Read More »

The Contest Hub

Open Registrational Visual Guide & Tips

Everybody loves contests, right? So to make it easier on our readers to find these opportunities we have decided to run an ongoing post to be your contest hub. Make sure to take note of the Entry/Deadline dates and any restrictions. Good luck to all who enter! SDCC Badge Contests Company Prize Link Entry/Deadline Restrictions Diamond Comic Distributors 4-Day Comic-Con badges, ... Read More »

Warner TV Asia Wants to Fly You to San Diego Comic-Con 2018

It’s not often enough we get to pass on good news for international SDCC attendees, so when we do, it’s a rare treat. Attending SDCC is hard enough for those of us who live within the continental U.S.; it’s even harder for those who live overseas. With factors like time zone differences and extra long flights, international attendees are true ... Read More »

Guide to Parking at San Diego Comic-Con 2018

Parking is the last major pre-convention hurdle for attendees leading up to San Diego Comic-Con. Whether you’re a local resident or not staying at a downtown hotel, where you park is very important. Ace Parking (who owns most of the parking in Downtown San Diego) moved to a lottery based system three years ago, and that system is currently under way. You can sign ... Read More »

Hotelpocalypse Recap Round 2: I Don’t Want to Wait

Last Monday, a few thousand San Diego Comic-Con attendees received their hotel placements — and for many, it was good news. Those who didn’t hear back on April 9, though, had a long wait ahead of them, as round two e-mails were not set to go out until today, Monday, April 16. While Round one e-mails went out bright and ... Read More »