Author Archives: Kerry Dixon

San Diego Comic-Con Tops San Diego Convention Center’s Economic Impact Generators List

There’s talk of reviving the long-talked-about San Diego Convention Center expansion with a potential push for November’s ballot — and one of the best cases for such a project is that it continues to attract some huge names (including not only San Diego Comic-Con, but also a slew of medical conferences in 2018), which bring with them money, jobs, and a huge ... Read More »

Under the Tents: Ballroom 20 Chairs, Wayward Cocktails, Geeky Hooker, Eisner Awards, Kymera Press

It’s officially 2018 – which means that it’s time to start getting serious about this year’s San Diego Comic-Con (yes, this year‘s! Only 195 days to go!). Luckily, December didn’t just bring a badge sale, it also brought plenty of news. We’ve got word of an upgrade for the Ballroom 20 chairs, news on offsites, exhibitors, crocheted critters, and so much ... 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 while exact details about their sale for 2018 ... Read More »

Monogram International Exclusives Now Available in Time for Holidays

If you couldn’t get your hands on Monogram International’s San Diego Comic-Con exclusives – you’re in luck. Just in time for the holidays, Monogram has opened up their online store, and it’s full of Comic-Con exclusives from 2015 through 2017. So deck your halls with the adorable Beauty & the Beast 3D Figure Key Ring set, or make someone’s holiday ... Read More »

Funko Reveals First San Diego Comic-Con Exclusive Details

We haven’t even gotten through Open Registration yet (or the New Year), and we already have some pretty juicy details about Funko’s first San Diego Comic-Con 2018 exclusive. The company is releasing a line of Funko Pop!s for The CW’s Riverdale (with Bleeding Cool reporting that the line will be available at Hot Topic around January/February 2018), but fans quickly noticed ... Read More »

WonderCon Anaheim 2018 Hotels Now Available

We know you’re all busy thinking about San Diego Comic-Con 2018 – but don’t forget about San Diego’s sister-show, WonderCon Anaheim. The March 23-25 convention is first on 2018’s docket, and if you’ve been patiently waiting to figure out where you’ll be storing your art prints and exclusives, we’ve got good news. WonderCon hotels are now available to be booked. ... Read More »

Volunteer Registration All Full for San Diego Comic-Con 2018

For those hoping to experience San Diego Comic-Con as a volunteer, we have some bad news for you: All spots are taken. Following last month’s Priority Volunteer Registration (for those who had volunteered in previous years or who were pre-approved), the regular Volunteer Registration (for first timers who signed up on the Interest List) has now filled up. Unlike with Priority Volunteer ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Open Registration Visual Guide

It’s the most wonderful time of the year — and we don’t mean Christmas. San Diego Comic-Con Open Registration for 2018 is set for Saturday, December 9 at 9AM PT – which means that for better or worse, you’ll know soon whether you’re attending the pop culture juggernaut next year. We don’t want to scare you, but the odds of purchasing ... Read More »