WonderCon Anaheim 2017 Badges Now On Sale

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While San Diego Comic-Con registration may be going later and later — WonderCon registration keeps getting earlier, as Comic-Con International has unveiled a bit of a holiday treat for fans today. WonderCon Anaheim 2017 badges are now on sale! Prices for the March 31-April 2 convention, which is moving back to Anaheim, are actually flat to 2016(!), with a three-day badge for ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con Tops San Diego Convention Center ‘Regional Impact’ List (Again)

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San Diego Comic-Con is a booming business — and not just for Comic-Con International. Every year, the four-and-a-half-day convention brings jobs, tourists, and spending money not just to the convention center itself — but to the businesses and hotels around San Diego, in a big way (after all, attendees have to eat and shower somewhere — though sleeping in an actual ... Read More »

Volunteer Interest List for San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Now Open

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With yesterday’s first San Diego Comic-Con 2017 badge contest, it might be time for us to awaken from our Odinsleep — especially now that we have the first news for volunteers. If you’ve been dreaming of being one of the most integral parts of San Diego Comic-Con – or if you simply want to yell “Walk, don’t run!” to Comic-Con ... Read More »

‘Nobility’ Wants to Send You to San Diego Comic-Con 2017

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While Returning Registration – formerly known as Preregistration – won’t be taking place until early 2017, that doesn’t mean that this fall is shaping up to be low on Comic-Con news. After yesterday’s news of a contest from Fox Home Entertainment and Amazon.com to send one lucky winner and a guest to San Diego Comic-Con 2017, we’ve got word of ... Read More »

‘The San Diego Conquest’ Comic Launches on Kickstarter

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The path to a certain convention in San Diego is often fraught with peril, obstacles both great and small, heartbreak — and hopefully, a lot of joy. That’s what writer Mario Candelaria (Ashes, Corktown), illustrator Rob Alan (The Heart Collector), colorist Lesley Atlansky, and letterer Taylor Esposito plan to explore in their comic, The San Diego Conquest. The comic, an “homage ... Read More »

San Diego ‘Convadium’ Measures Fail — Where Does Expansion Go From Here?

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Tuesday’s election wasn’t just about electing our next President (or even the Senate). In every state, there are also local ballot measures — and in San Diego, that included two proposed measures that could have seen a new Chargers stadium and a convention center annex built downtown. Now, both of those measures have been defeated. The Citizens’ Plan, spearheaded by attorney ... Read More »

Third Wave of Special Guests for WonderCon 2017 Revealed

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We’re slowly starting to awaken from our Odinsleep – look for the third round of WonderPost updates later this month. But first, we’ve got some news about WonderCon, straight from the sources. The third wave of special guests for next year’s con, which will be moving back to Anaheim on March 31-April 2, have been revealed. From the Toucan Blog, attendees to ... Read More »

Second Wave of Special Guests for WonderCon 2017 Revealed

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If you feel like it’s been a little quiet on the Comic-Con front, there’s good news for you today, as CCI has just unveiled new information about WonderCon Anaheim 2017. The second wave of special guests for next year’s con, which will be moving back to Anaheim on March 31-April 2, have been revealed. From the Toucan Blog, attendees to WonderCon 2016 ... Read More »

First Wave of Special Guests for WonderCon 2017 Revealed

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San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Preregistration (now re-branded as Returning Registration) may be pushed off until “early next year”, but Comic-Con International has still been busy. Not only have they just announced SAM, Storytelling Across Media – a one-day symposium in San Francisco on November 5 dedicated to the art of storytelling – but now we also have the first information on ... Read More »