General News

On-Site Child Care Registration for SDCC 2017 Now Open

Congratulations! You managed to secure a badge to San Diego Comic-Con 2017. SDCC can be a fun and magical experience for the entire family. But CCI knows that not every kid is a cosplayer, and the Seth MacFarlane panels in Ballroom 20 are never appropriate for young ears and eyes. Comic-Con International will once again have on-site child care, managed ... Read More »

The Ninjabot Reveals Additional San Diego Comic-Con Plans

Our friends at Ninjabot, the art of the wonderful Arnel Baluyot, will be back at San Diego Comic-Con this year in a big way. As previously announced, they’ll be opening commissions on June 1. The Portland-based illustrators who put their own unique spin on everything from superhero origin stories to pop culture-ized cats — are now not only giving attendees a ... Read More »

They Vant to Drink Your Blood: Appointments Available for the 2017 Blood Drive!

The San Diego Blood Bank returns to Comic-Con and the Manchester Hyatt for the annual Robert A. Heinlein Blood Drive, celebrating it’s 40th anniversary! Taking place Thursday through Saturday of the convention, the SD Blood Bank has appointments available for booking at the below links. Walk-ins are also welcome, and no convention badge is needed to donate. Donation time varies by ... Read More »

Enter to Win Geeky Hooker’s ‘Literary Yarns’ Book

If you’re anything like us, you absolutely love Geeky Hooker’s crocheted critters, which she hides around the convention center for attendees to find and take home (and make sure you’re following her on both Twitter and Facebook for information on the drops!). She creates adorably geeky creations, ranging from Deadpool to Batman and more. What you may not know, though, ... Read More »

Stan Lee Makes a Cameo at San Diego Comic-Con 2017

With 58 days to go until San Diego Comic-Con 2017, the Toucan Blog shares one final guest addition to SDCC’s already jam-packed lineup: Stan Lee! Writer, editor, publisher, Marvel Comics; co-creator, Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, Avengers, X-Men Lee marks the 15th and final wave of CCI’s guest announcements. Special guests typically receive a special “Spotlight” panel during the convention, so attendees have a ... Read More »

Drink Your Way to San Diego Comic-Con 2017 with Pepsi Fire

Pepsi Fire has a red-hot contest, where you can sip your way to attending this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, or win other great prizes, including Nintendo Switch prize packs, a trip to Lollapalooza, a chance to attend a Conan taping in Burbank, and more. Pepsi is giving ten lucky prize winners a trip to Comic-Con, which includes round-trip airfare for two, two ... Read More »

The Contest Hub

Open Registrational Visual Guide & Tips

Everybody loves contests, right? So to make it easier on our readers to find these opportunities we have decided to run an ongoing post to be your contest hub. Make sure to take note of the Entry/Deadline dates and any restrictions. Good luck to all who enter! SDCC Badge Contests Company Prize Link Entry/Deadline Restrictions Traveling Stories Two 4-day badges to ... Read More »