Badge/Hotel News

Your Complete Guide to San Diego Comic-Con 2016

For those ready to ascend into the craziness that is San Diego Comic-Con, we have you covered. Everything you need to prepare yourselves can be found in the bullet points below. Download the Comic-Con International Quick Guide for 50 pages of maps, exhibitors, restaurants and more information, all in one tidy PDF! We’ll be tweeting line queues and panel news throughout ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con RFID Badges Mailed — Design, Details About RFID Location, More [UPDATE]

[UPDATE June 6] It appears that general attendee badges have also now started to ship — and as we speculated, the design is the same as the Professional badges. So keep an eye on your (physical) mailbox! @SD_Comic_Con Proof that #SDCC2016 attendee badges have started to be sent out! — Random Penguin (@RandomPenguin) June 7, 2016 [PREVIOUS] As you ... Read More »

SDCC 2016 Hotel Waitlist Set to Begin June 1

Hotelpocalypse is (almost) finally over. CCI posted today that hotel waitlist emails would begin going out on Wednesday, June 1. With this announcement, there are a few new rules and information for this year that you will need to know so you can get a room when you get your email. First is that emails will start going out on Wednesday, June 1 ... Read More »

Update on SDCC 2016 Badge Shipping for Attendees with Multiple Buyers

If you were an attendee who had multiple buyers purchase your badge (meaning that one buyer purchased, say, Thursday and Sunday for you in Preregistration, and a second buyer was able to add Friday and Saturday for you in Open Registration) — Comic-Con International has good news for you. Tonight, they began to send out e-mails to users in that ... Read More »

Select Non-Downtown San Diego Comic-Con Hotels Open Back Up

Although we haven’t seen or heard of anyone who has been let in off the waitlist, a select few non-downtown hotels for San Diego Comic-Con have opened back up through onPeak. As of publication, the available hotels include Best Western Plus Hacienda Hotel Old Town, Comfort Inn & Suites Zoo/Sea World, Coronado Island Marriott Resort, Kona Kai Resort & Spa, ... Read More »

CCI Releases More Information About Badge Shipping

As if they hadn’t heard thousands of attendees screaming for more transparency on every other sale except badges (on which they already do a good job), Comic-Con International instead released a comprehensive FAQ about this year’s new process of shipping badges to domestic buyers. As previously announced, badges will be shipped about three to four weeks before the convention (so ... Read More »

Hotelpocalypse 2016 Recap: The Great Randomizer [UPDATE]

Oh, Hotelpocalypse. Please don’t come back for another year. Although Tuesday’s San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel Sale seemed to clear up the technical issues that plagued last year’s sale, the new system of randomization brought with it a whole new slew of questions — namely, just how was it going to work? Comic-Con International only offered two real sentences of ... Read More »