Badge/Hotel News

Getting Ready For SDCC: Four Months And Counting…

If you were fortunate enough to survive gauntlet of the recent badge sales and the hotel lottery, then let me be the first to say for all your bleeding, you deserve a Purple Heart. There have been more references comparing it to The Hunger Games then a Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Unfortunately, there is no rest for the weary. As ... Read More »

SDCC Resale for Cancelled/Returned Badges Not Before May 15? [UPDATED]

For those who weren’t able to purchase a badge to this year’s San Diego Comic-Con during the online sale a couple of weeks back, we have some information that might turn that frown upside-down. Note that this information is unconfirmed, but is based on information pieced together from various sources. Although CCI was updating people in the waiting room on ... Read More »

SDCC Hotel Reservations: So That Happened…

One of the last big events for attendees of this year’s San Diego Comic-Con – hotel reservations for the block of SDCC rooms – came and went this morning, with nary a hitch. This was expected, because of all the systems SDCC attendees have to endure throughout the year, Travel Planners’ website has proved itself to be very stable in ... Read More »

CCI Issues Statement Regarding Registration Technical Issues

Comic-Con International updated its website today with a statement regarding the issues many have experienced during Saturday’s online badge registration. The statement, which appears on the “Purchase Badges” page of the official Comic-Con website, states “there was clearly an issue with some customers experiencing a frozen screen” and that they are working with EPIC Registration to investigate the issue “and hope ... Read More »

Win Two 4-Day With Preview Passes to Comic-Con 2013!

Looking for passes to San Diego Comic-Con this summer but missed the opportunity to purchase those much-in-demand badges last Saturday? Well, you have another chance, if you act before March 5. The Torrey Pines (La Jolla) Rotary Foundation is conducting a raffle for two passes to SDCC 2013, which includes admission to Preview Night as well as the four-day event at the San Diego Convention Center. ... Read More »

Comic-Con 2013 Badge Registration Recap: The Highs and The Lows

After months of waiting, preparation and general anxiety, the day finally came. The headlines read much like a ’50s sci-fi b-movie trailer: Thrills, chills, and yes, even a few spills. Online badge registration for San Diego Comic-Con 2013 was held yesterday for the general public, and it pretty much went off as expected. That is, more demand than supply, technical ... Read More »

Get Ready: Online Badge Registration In Less Than 48 Hours!

The day is almost upon us. For months, thousands have been anxiously awaiting for the chance to score a badge to this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Not to stress anyone out, but in less than two days, the waiting will come to an end. #dontpanic Online badge registration for SDCC 2013 will begin at 9AM PT / 12PM ET on ... Read More »

SDCC Volunteering for 2013 Now Closed

For a short time last week, Comic-Con International was taking volunteer registrations for San Diego Comic-Con through the Member ID site before the link was taken down. Since then, we’ve been getting a steady stream of requests from our readers regarding the status of volunteer registration, and when it might again become available. We asked CCI, and unfortunately if you didn’t have ... Read More »