Author Archives: Kerry Dixon

San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Early Bird Hotel Sale Now Open

We don’t yet have a date for Open Registration – but we do now know when Early Bird Hotel Sales are happening, and the answer is right now. The Early Bird Hotel Sale is back for 2018, with reservations now open through onPeak. Just like in previous years, the Early Bird sale is not for downtown hotels, but rather for hotels ... Read More »

First Wave of Special Guests for WonderCon 2018 Revealed

San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Returning Registration may be over, but Comic-Con International isn’t taking their foot off the gas when it comes to announcements just yet. We now have the first information about WonderCon Anaheim 2018. The first wave of special guests for next year’s con, which will be held on March 23-2,5 have been revealed. From the Toucan Blog, ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Returning Registration Recap: Smooth Sailing

For better or worse, several thousand Comic-Con attendees have their badges for 2018 — and several thousand more don’t yet. Returning Registration for San Diego Comic-Con 2018 — the badge sale for eligible returning general attendees — took place this morning. The process included use of the EXPO Logic Waiting Room, which has been in place since Comic-Con 2014, and despite lasting ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con FAQ: How Do I Purchase A Badge For Someone Else?

Without fail, the #1 question we are asked during San Diego Comic-Con badge sales is: How do I purchase a badge for someone else? Also, remember that we’re referring to you helping someone who is eligible purchase their badge with their Member ID – badges are never transferable/shareable. So let’s look at the possibilities here, and how to make it ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con Returning Registration 2018 Visual Guide

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It was — well, we don’t really know, because Returning Registration hasn’t happened yet. But it will be happening soon on Saturday, October 28 at 9AM PT, and that means that for better or worse, you’ll know soon whether you’re attending the pop culture juggernaut next year. The good news ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Returning Registration Date Set

Are you going to San Diego Comic-Con 2018? For almost all of you, you probably can’t definitely answer that question – yet. But that’s all about to change, as Comic-Con International has revealed that Returning Registration for San Diego Comic-Con 2018 — the online badge sale in which general attendees who attended in 2017 get a first shot at scoring a golden ticket, formerly known ... Read More »

Returning Registration Details — But No Date Yet

Let’s just get the important lack of news out of the way, Returning Registration for San Diego Comic-Con 2018 does not have a date. Yet. Comic-Con International posted a strange Toucan blog today — offering several details on the process of the impending Returning Registration, but no date. However, at this point, we expect an update very soon. The first ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Badge Prices Revealed

With Creative Professional Registration set for next week (what?!), can Returning Registration be too far around the corner? Comic-Con International seems determined not to repeat last year’s very late badge sales, with President John Rogers mentioning in Talk Back this year that he anticipated Returning Registration would take place in “the winter” again. While there’s no word yet on an exact ... Read More »

Creative Professional Registration Set for October 11

After a sluggish start to badge and hotel sales for 2017, Comic-Con International appears to be moving the timeline up by a lot for 2018. While there’s still no date announced yet for Returning Registration for general badge holders, for the first time in our recollection, Creative Professional Registration appears to be the first badge sale to take place for next ... Read More »