San Diego Comic-Con FAQ: What Is Group Buying?

We often stress that no one is guaranteed a badge to San Diego Comic-Con. While that may sound daunting, it’s simply the truth: There is more demand for badges than there is space available (and no, moving to XYZ convention center is not magically going to hold 1 million+ people). We estimate that there’s roughly a 50% chance to score ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Open Registration Visual Guide

“The time has come,” the Walrus said, “to talk of many things: Of shoes–and ships–and sealing-wax–and Open Registration.” And it is time to talk about San Diego Comic-Con Open Registration for 2017, because it will be here before you know it — on April 8, 2017 at 9AM PT, to be exact. That means that for better or worse, you’ll know ... Read More »

Open Registration for San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Set for April 8

Fans of San Diego Comic-Con have been very patient this year, but we can all breathe a sigh of relief, because for better or worse, the process of finding out if you’ll get to attend the biggest, best pop culture convention has almost come to an end. Comic-Con International just announced that Open Registration badge sales will be taking place on ... Read More »

WonderPost: ComiXology, Batgirl, David F. Sandberg, Plop Cartoons, Gabriel Luna

WonderCon week is finally here (SQUEE!). Have you downloaded your update for the CCI app yet? Hopefully, you’re gathering all the info you need for that handy-dandy spreadsheet to help you navigate WonderCon 2017. Here’s a look at the news you might have missed: For all the Archie/Riverdale fans, artist James Silvani teased some artwork he’ll have available at WonderCon 2017. ... Read More »

IDW Announces WonderCon 2017 Exclusives, Signings

Local San Diego comics publisher IDW are heading to WonderCon this weekend, where they’ll have signings with Kevin Eastman, Sterling Gates, Marc Guggenheim, the cast of Wynonna Earp, and many others — as well as convention exclusive variants. Stop by Booth #1109 to grab this year’s exclusives: Batman/TMNT Adventures #5 Kevin Eastman B&W Variant – $10 each Ghostbusters 101 #1 ... Read More »

Tenth Wave of San Diego Comic-Con Special Guests Announced

Do you have a badge? If so, you can finally start to be excited about these kinds of announcements! And if you don’t – well, we still expect someone to ask, “When is Open Registration? I’ll care then” in the comments. The Toucan Blog has shared the next round of Special Guests headed to SDCC 2017: Charlie N. Holmberg • Author, ... Read More »

BOOM! Studios Unveils WonderCon Exclusives, Signings

WonderCon is nearly upon us (it officially starts this week), which means that a lot of the larger companies are unveiling their exclusives and signings. BOOM! Studios will have a lot on offer all week, for fans of everything from Steven Universe, Lumberjanes (merit badges!), WWE, Over the Garden Wall, Big Trouble in Little China, and more. There will also be signings all week with Ben ... Read More »

The Ninjabot Opens WonderCon Commissions, Announces San Diego Comic-Con Plans, More [UPDATE]

Our wonderfully talented friends over at The Ninjabot have some big plans for both WonderCon and San Diego Comic-Con this year, and you’re going to want to stop by Booth #2044 in Anaheim to see for yourself. The Portland-based illustrators who put their own unique spin on everything from superhero origin stories to pop culture-ized cats — are now not only ... Read More »

Guide to the Food Trucks of WonderCon 2017

As almost any attendee will tell you, convention food is rarely appealing. It’s often overpriced and not very appetizing. However, one of the best features of WonderCon Anaheim is the diversity of food offerings in the immediate area — including the food trucks located in the front plaza of the convention center, which will be returning for WonderCon this weekend. ... Read More »