Friday Fun Poll – Open Registration Date

According to Comic-Con International, we’re having four badge sales in a year – with Open Registration set to take place “sometime” before the end of the year. But when will it take place? Our sporadic Friday Fun Poll asks if you’re feeling lucky – about making Saturday plans anytime between now and New Year’s, that is: Read More »

Second Wave of Special Guests for WonderCon 2018 Revealed

Comic-Con International isn’t taking their foot off the gas when it comes to announcements just yet. While we’re still waiting for official dates for Open Registration, we have our second wave of guests announced for WonderCon Anaheim 2018. The second wave of special guests for next year’s con, which will be held on March 23-25 have been revealed. From the ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Early Bird Hotel Sale Now Open

We don’t yet have a date for Open Registration – but we do now know when Early Bird Hotel Sales are happening, and the answer is right now. The Early Bird Hotel Sale is back for 2018, with reservations now open through onPeak. Just like in previous years, the Early Bird sale is not for downtown hotels, but rather for hotels ... Read More »

GeekShot Exclusive Photo Series Vol. 4 (Week 16)

Welcome to the GeekShot Photo Exclusive Series. This will be a regularly recurring post featuring cool, interesting, or just plain awesome moments we have captured during San Diego Comic-Con and WonderCon over the years. Each post will include a photo by Beth or James of GeekShot Photography. We may include a short story about the photo, but sometimes we’ll just let the ... Read More »

First Wave of Special Guests for WonderCon 2018 Revealed

San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Returning Registration may be over, but Comic-Con International isn’t taking their foot off the gas when it comes to announcements just yet. We now have the first information about WonderCon Anaheim 2018. The first wave of special guests for next year’s con, which will be held on March 23-2,5 have been revealed. From the Toucan Blog, ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con Post-Returning Registration 2018 FAQ: Your Questions Answered

For better or worse, we survived San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Returning Registration, which is no small feat, since we’ve technically survived returning registration sales twice in one year. Because 2017’s Returning Registration took place much later than usual, it may seem like 2018’s Returning Registration was early – but 2017 was just abnormally late. Now that we’ve had a chance to ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Returning Registration Recap: Smooth Sailing

For better or worse, several thousand Comic-Con attendees have their badges for 2018 — and several thousand more don’t yet. Returning Registration for San Diego Comic-Con 2018 — the badge sale for eligible returning general attendees — took place this morning. The process included use of the EXPO Logic Waiting Room, which has been in place since Comic-Con 2014, and despite lasting ... Read More »

Get Prepped for San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Returning Registration: SDCC PreReg Tips and Prep Guide

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Time for San Diego Comic-Con Returning Registration and our date with a computer as we try to nab that ever so coveted SDCC Badge. On Wednesday, October 18, 2017 we finally received the official announcement that SDCC 2018 Returning Registration will happen on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 9AM PT.  So get those badge ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con FAQ: How Do I Purchase A Badge For Someone Else?

Without fail, the #1 question we are asked during San Diego Comic-Con badge sales is: How do I purchase a badge for someone else? Also, remember that we’re referring to you helping someone who is eligible purchase their badge with their Member ID – badges are never transferable/shareable. So let’s look at the possibilities here, and how to make it ... Read More »