General News

San Diego Convention Center Corporation Predicts $1.1 Billion Regional Economic in 2017; Comic-Con Still Top Performer

With the Chargers now moving to Los Angeles, there may be some renewed interest in a San Diego Convention Center expansion — 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 2017), which bring with them money, jobs, ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel Sale Date Still Unkown

[UPDATE January 11] Although we verified with multiple sources at onPeak, it appears that April 6 may not be the hotel sale date for 2017. onPeak has tweeted that “an incorrect date” has been posted online – so looks like we’re all back to waiting. We’ll share more information as we receive it. Unfortunately an incorrect date has been posted online ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con Tops San Diego Convention Center ‘Regional Impact’ List (Again)

San Diego Comic-Con is a booming business — and not just for Comic-Con International. Every year, the four-and-a-half-day convention brings jobs, tourists, and spending money not just to the convention center itself — but to the businesses and hotels around San Diego, in a big way (after all, attendees have to eat and shower somewhere — though sleeping in an actual ... Read More »

SDConCast 7/28/16 – SDCC 2016 Wrap-Up Show

You did it! You survived San Diego Comic-Con 2016! So how did it go? We’ll be discussing the highs and lows of this year’s convention – everything from premieres to empty Hall H to Conan to heat waves. Come join the SDCC UBlog team as we break down 2016! We’ll kick things off at 6:30PM PT/9:30PM ET. Join in on ... Read More »

Batman v Superman Fan Experience at the Omni Comes Together [UPDATE]

Batman v Superman is taking over the grassy area near the Omni, where there will be a Heroes Park, featuring exclusive giveaways, a daily scavenger hunt – and a statue of Superman himself, based on the iconic statue from the film. The experience will be open Wednesday from 4PM-7PM, Thursday-Saturday 9AM-7PM, and Sunday 9AM-4PM. Shawn Marshall of Parks and Cons ... Read More »

Announced Autograph and Signing Schedule For SDCC 2016

Welcome to our third annual SDCC Autograph and Signing Schedule page for 2016. Every year San Diego Comic-Con International brings some amazing talent to its hallowed halls of geekdom. From artists and authors to comics and celebrity entertainment. Many talented individuals gather under the roof of the Convention Center to mingle with fans from all over the world. Whether you ... Read More »