I Didn’t Get A SDCC Hotel Room – Now What?

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We’re almost done talking about the San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel Sale, we promise. Now that Travel Planners has finished doling out hotel rooms, there are not only some very happy attendees, but also some unhappy ones — either because they didn’t receive any hotel, or they didn’t get the one/area that they wanted. So what are your next moves? ... Read More »

EDITORIAL: The San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel Sale Failed On Every Level – And Why That’s Not Acceptable

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UPDATE: At 6:08PM PT on March 27, 2015, Comic-Con International issued this statement to us: We’re obviously disappointed the hotel sale didn’t run as smoothly as we would have liked. Our attendees are very important to us and we have worked very hard to secure more room blocks and reduced rates at area hotels. We continue to strive to provide ... Read More »

WonderPost: Autographs, Ivy Doomkitty, Tobias Gebhardt, California Browncoats, WonderCon After-Party, Plush Exclusives

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Less than two weeks until WonderCon, and we have news tons of beautiful and interesting art, from re-purposed NES cartridges to art made on logs, is available for your viewing and buying pleasure, as well as convention favorite Ivy Doomkitty, the official autograph schedule, and word of an afterparty. Here’s some news you might have missed: Caleb Paullus, illustrator and ... Read More »

Reader Poll: San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel Sale Experience

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As almost anyone who participated in the San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel Sale yesterday is already aware of, the sale didn’t go as smoothly as we’d all hoped. Instead, it had some problems – but just how widespread those issues were is something that only Travel Planners knows. So we’re asking our readers about your experience during the Hotel Sale ... Read More »

Hotelpocalypse 2015: A Tale of Two Forms

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Although everything about San Diego Comic-Con has increased in competitiveness over the years, Hotelpocalypse really became the monster that we know today just a few short years ago. Since then, though, it’s become what we consider to be the most stressful sale relating to Comic-Con that there is – yes, even compared to Open Registration badge sales, in which we ... Read More »

Eighth Wave of San Diego Comic-Con 2015 Guests Announced

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The biggest Comic-Con event happening this week is obviously the General Hotel Sale happening tomorrow morning at 9AM PT – and if you haven’t already, make sure to (re)familiarize yourself with the form in our Visual Guide. However, that isn’t the only news. Today Comic-Con International unveiled another five Special Guests attending the con. From the official Toucan Blog, here’s ... Read More »

10 Years of San Diego Comic-Con Hotel Rates [UPDATE]

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With the 2015 General Hotel Sale coming this Tuesday, and the recently released list of hotels and prices per night, we start to see a lot of complaints about how prices for San Diego Comic-Con are once again on the rise. Comic-Con International does their best to keep these rates as low as possible — that’s one of the main ... Read More »

WonderCon 2015 Visual Guide to Registration, Parking, Food & More

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With WonderCon just two weeks away, the focus of our convention energy is fully aimed at Anaheim, California, where Comic-Con International will once again play host to one of the top pop culture conventions in America. Although not the giant that San Diego Comic-Con is, WonderCon still remains a show that requires a great deal of strategy in order to ... Read More »

READER POLL: What Is Your #1 San Diego Comic-Con Hotel Choice?

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With the final confirmation from Comic-Con International that the hotel sale will take place on Tuesday, March 24, it’s time to start thinking about which hotels you’ll be ranking as your top six choices. But what hotels will everyone else be choosing? Throughout the weekend, we’re asking our readers what is your #1 hotel choice for San Diego Comic-Con? We’ve ... Read More »