Author Archives: Kerry Dixon

Under The Tents: Win A Trip For Two, Helix, Hot Wheels, Sherlock Party, Artist Confirmations

Lately, it’s seemed like the news has been badges, badges, and more badges thanks to Preregistration (which went about as well as could be hoped for most) – but that’s not the only thing going on in the world of Comic-Con. Already we’ve had more artist confirmations, the promise of another Sherlock offsite party this year, news about exclusives, and ... Read More »

SDCC Open Online Registration Set for Spring

Tomorrow is the big day: Preregistration will take place at 9AM PT, and thousands of hopeful attendees will be vying for fewer spots than there are attendees. However, the important thing to remember is that if you don’t walk away victorious tomorrow, or if you’ve been watching from afar and waiting impatiently for your turn to try to attend Comic-Con ... Read More »

Editorial: How ‘Psych’ Shaped My SDCC Experience

We all have our Comic-Con firsts — our first experience at the convention, our first panel, our first reason for even attending. And the magical thing about SDCC, is that even though we’re all attending the same convention, no one is there for the same reason, and no one shares the same experience within those four to five days. Two ... Read More »

SDCC 2014 Badge Preregistration Date Announced for February 8 [UPDATE – Emails Going Out]

Ready your battle stations and check your e-mail, because Comic-Con International has finally announced a date for Preregistration badge sales: this Saturday, February 8th. The sale will begin “shortly after 9:00 AM Pacific Time”, though as previously reported, you’ll be able to enter the EPIC Registration landing page starting at 7 AM. You’ll need your registration code, which will be ... Read More »

Under The Tents: Artist Confirmations, Impractical Jokers, MattyCollector, Scott Snyder, Ghostbusters LEGO

Seems like not a day goes by now without getting some news or confirmations about SDCC, though it’s still half a year away. This week, we’ve got confirmations from several artists, including fan favorite Scott Snyder, as well as news of an offsite event and a possible update on MattyCollector’s exclusives for the con. Here’s a look at what you ... Read More »

CCI Offers Insight Into Preregistration Waiting Room Process [UPDATE 2]

While today’s Professional registration process could have gone smoother, CCI seems to have a plan to help curb those problems from happening in the Preregistration sale. Attendees have had a lot of questions about how the new process — which includes a randomized waiting room and a unique registration code to access the sale — and thanks to a Toucan ... Read More »

Professional Registration Problems – Could It Delay Prereg? [UPDATE]

The first badge sale for San Diego Comic-Con 2014 kicked off this morning, with Creative Professionals vying for a badge. Similar to how Preregistration will work, just because a creative professional is registered and ‘eligible’ for a badge, does not mean that he or she would walk away victorious. As with Prereg in past years, this can lead to thousands ... Read More »

Reader Response: Preregistration Changes – Good Or Bad?

When Comic-Con International announced earlier this week that they would be changing the way the EPIC Registration waiting room would function, basing your place in line to purchase tickets on a randomized algorithm rather than the nano-second you arrived at the website, chaos ensued. A lot of our readers have strong opinions about whether or not the changes are positive ... Read More »

CCI Alters Badge Registration Process; System Randomized for 2014

CCI has finally given anxious attendees a few updates on both how and when the impending preregistration sale will take place, and most attendees are either going to be very happy or very upset by the changes. According to a new Toucan Blog update, part of the hold-up for the sale has been that CCI and EPIC Registration have completely ... Read More »

Win a SDCC Trip For Two From Sideshow Collectibles

While attendees are still anxiously awaiting news on Preregistration (which we think is all but guaranteed to take place next month in February), there’s another tactic that hopeful attendees can try to get into Comic-Con this year. Sideshow Collectibles is giving away a trip to send one lucky individual and a guest to San Diego Comic-Con, with all travel and ... Read More »