Author Archives: Kerry Dixon

SDCCBlog.com Announcements: Parties, Prize Mules, & More

Get ready to rev your engines, because here at The San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog, we’ve got a few big announcements that we’re excited to share with you. Let’s get the bad news out of the way first: Enchantment Under the SDCC is on hiatus for 2017, while we fine-tune it in the shop and figure out how to install ... Read More »

Hotelpocalypse 2017 Recap: Hurry Up and Wait

Oh, Hotelpocalypse. Thank the Comic-Con Gods you only happen once a year. Thanks in large part to Comic-Con International’s decision to actually inform attendees this year about more of the process behind the hotel sale (thanks, CCI!) — the actual day of the 2017 General Hotel Sale went pretty smoothly. Sure, there’s the take-ten-years-off-your-life stress of worrying about what hotel you’re going ... Read More »

‘Conan’ Returns to San Diego Comic-Con 2017 with Four Shows

The Spreckels Theatre caused a bit of commotion over the weekend when eagle-eyed Outside Comic-Con caught a glimpse of their marquee, which stated Conan would be heading back to San Diego Comic-Con for just three dates this year: Thursday, July 20 – Sunday, July 22. Oh hey look! @ConanOBrien returns to #SDCC at the Spreckles. Three days this year, Thurs-Sat. @TeamCoco #Conan ... Read More »

What to Expect: SDCC Preparation for May 2017

It’s now May, and that means in 79 short days, San Diego Comic-Con will be upon us. Are you prepared? Well, alright, no one is probably ever completely prepared, but your best option for ensuring you make the most of the behemoth that is Comic-Con is keeping up with the important information. But don’t worry! We’ve got you covered. Here’s ... Read More »

Hotelpocalypse 2017: San Diego Comic-Con Hotel Size Guide

Hotelpocalypse is almost upon us, and soon, the Comic-Con Gods (and time stamps, whatever) are going to determine your fate. Come May 1 and May 8 when placements are revealed, thousands of attendees will be scratching their heads, wondering, “How did I end up at that hotel?” So, for fun (and to keep you more informed), we’ve broken down the numbers on ... Read More »

READER POLL: What Is Your #1 Hotel Pick for SDCC 2017?

With the final confirmation from Comic-Con International that the hotel sale will take place on Wednesday, April 26, 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? Through 5PM PT tomorrow, we’re asking our readers what is your #1 hotel choice for San Diego Comic-Con? We’ve ... Read More »

Visual Guide To The San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Hotel Sale

If you thought getting a badge to San Diego Comic-Con was tough, you better buckle in for the bumpy ride that is the General Hotel Sale, or, as we lovingly call it, Hotelpocalypse. On Wednesday, April 26, attendees will try for a hotel, and just like with badge sales, some attendees will walk away disappointed. Back again this year is most ... Read More »

Entertainment Weekly’s Con-X Not Returning to San Diego Comic-Con in 2017

While we’re starting to get news of what will be at San Diego Comic-Con 2017, we’re also beginning to get news of what won’t be at the convention this year. We’ve confirmed with Entertainment Weekly that Entertainment Weekly’s Con-X, the offsite last year in the Embarcadero Marina North Park which included live interviews on stage, food trucks, swag, a concert on Preview ... Read More »