Badge/Hotel News

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 »

Volunteer Interest List for San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Now Open

We hope everyone is enjoying their SDCC off-season. However, it might be time for us to awaken from our Odinsleep — especially now that we have the first news for volunteers. If you’ve been dreaming of being one of the most integral parts of San Diego Comic-Con – or if you simply want to yell “Walk, don’t run!” to Comic-Con ... Read More »

How Do I Attend San Diego Comic-Con 2018?

San Diego Comic-Con 2017 is behind us – and maybe you spent the week watching social media and thinking, “Gee, that looks fun – I’d love to attend next year!” If that’s you, then the time to start planning is actually now (no, seriously). Scoring badges to SDCC is one of the most challenging, and controversial, tasks in one’s quest ... Read More »

Professional Applications Are Now Open for San Diego Comic-Con 2018

We’re only days away from San Diego Comic-Con 2017 — but for some, it may be time to start thinking about 2018. Applications for Professionals for both WonderCon Anaheim 2018 (March 31-April 2, 2018) and San Diego Comic-Con 2018 (July 18-July 22, 2018) are now open, and will remain open through August 16, 2017. Applications submitted after that date will ... Read More »