Author Archives: Kerry Dixon

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 »

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 »

I Didn’t Get A Hotel Room – Now What?

Many of you have heard about your San Diego Comic-Con 2018 hotel placement fate. Many of you… still haven’t, and onPeak has announced that round two e-mails are finished. Here’s the good news: Comic-Con said that you would be alerted “no later” than April 23 about hotel waitlist options – and there’s always options on the waitlist. However, if you’re already ... Read More »

Her Universe Brings Style to SDCC for Fifth Annual Fashion Show; Adds Junior Fashion Competition

Ashley Eckstein’s popular geek-themed clothing line, Her Universe, and Hot Topic are returning to San Diego Comic-Con this summer to bring a little extra style to the event. The two companies are once again teaming up for the 5th Annual Her Universe Fashion Show. New this year, there will also be a junior component to the competition, sponsored by Cartoon Network. ... Read More »

Signs of ‘Shadowhunters’ Returning to San Diego Comic-Con 2018

While it’s too early to say for sure what is heading to San Diego Comic-Con 2018 (panel confirmations don’t go out for a few more weeks) – there’s some signs that Freeform’s fan favorite Shadowhunters will likely be among the participants. Matt Hastings, an Executive Producer and director on the series, replied to a fan asking if Shadowhunters would be at any ... Read More »