Author Archives: Kerry Dixon

Open Registration for San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Set for December 9

You’ll be decking the halls with Comic-Con badges this holiday season, as Comic-Con International has just confirmed that the fourth (and please, CCI, let it be the final one) badge sale for the year will be taking place on Saturday, December 9. Yes, for those looking to score San Diego Comic-Con 2018 badges, December 9 will be your (mostly) final ... Read More »

Nerd HQ Transitioning into Non-Profit Foundation

As most San Diego Comic-Con attendees know, the words “Nerd HQ” and “charity” already went hand-in-hand — but now there will be an even bigger connection. In a Facebook post today, actor Zachary Levi and The Nerd Machine business partner David Coleman announced that Nerd HQ will be “evolving into a non-profit foundation in the new year”. For the uninitiated, ... Read More »

Conan O’Brien Returns to San Diego Comic-Con in 2018

In just three short years, Conan O’Brien has become of the best things at San Diego Comic-Con — hosting shows with some of the week’s biggest shows, and letting attendees join in on the fun for free (though getting a ticket can be tricky). But unlike the previous two years, in 2017, O’Brien didn’t end the final Conan taping with an ... Read More »

Friday Fun Poll – Open Registration Date

According to Comic-Con International, we’re having four badge sales in a year – with Open Registration set to take place “sometime” before the end of the year. But when will it take place? Our sporadic Friday Fun Poll asks if you’re feeling lucky – about making Saturday plans anytime between now and New Year’s, that is: Read More »

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 »