General News

Fifth Wave of Guests for San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Announced

We know, okay? You want badge news. But first, we’ve got some news on Special Guests. The Toucan Blog has shared the next round of Special Guests headed to SDCC 2017: Gemma Correll • Cartoonist, The Worrier’s Guide to Life, A Pug’s Guide to Etiquette Jonathan Maberry • Author, Joe Ledger Thrillers, Mars One Alex Simmons • Writer, artist, Blackjack Joe ... Read More »

SDCC Masquerade Entry Form and Rules For 2017 Announced

The Masquerade is one of San Diego Comic-Con’s most anticipated events, and for cosplayers hoping to be able to walk the stage in their finest, Comic-Con International today revealed details on the 43rd Annual Masquerade. You can find the official rules and entry form on their site. The event, to be held on Saturday, July 22 in Ballroom 20 at ... Read More »

Under the Tents: Pacific Rim 2, Kevin Eastman, Street Fighter, Mike Grell, Black Girl Nerds Meet-Up

Happy Valentine’s Day, UBlog readers! While we can’t conjure up badge news for you this morning, we can give you the gift of some other awesome Comic-Con related news – including word that we may be getting something Pacific Rim 2 related, as well as appearances from the likes of Kevin Eastman, Mike Grell, Street Fighter, and more. Here’s a look ... Read More »

Fourth Wave of Guests for San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Announced

We know, okay? You want badge news. And honestly, we think at some point within the next two weeks, we’ll have some – but first, we’ve got some news on Special Guests. The Toucan Blog has shared the next round of Special Guests headed to SDCC 2017: Simon Hanselmann • Cartoonist, Megahex Robin Hobb • Author, The Farseer Trilogy, The Fitz ... Read More »

Third Wave of Guests for San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Announced

While there’s still no news on Returning Registration (apart from CCI’s promise that they are working on it, which basically feels like they may as well have posted the “Hang In There” poster from Mr. Robot) – that doesn’t mean that there’s no news about Comic-Con 2017. The Toucan Blog has shared the next round of Special Guests headed to SDCC 2017: Box Brown • ... Read More »

Second Wave of Guests for San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Announced

As most of you are (im)patiently waiting for news on badge sales, Comic-Con International has offered the second wave of official word on just who you can find at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. From the Toucan Blog, here’s the list of the first Special Guests headed to SDCC 2017: Paul Dini • Writer, Dark Knight: A True Batman Story, ... Read More »

San Diego Convention Center Expansion Gets More Good News

There’s more good news this year for the San Diego Convention Center expansion, as it cleared another major hurdle. While the Chargers announced a move to Los Angeles earlier this month – effectively ending all future discussions of any combined ‘convadium’ – there still were, and still are, plenty of other obstacles in the way for a contiguous San Diego ... Read More »

First Guests for San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Announced

As most of you are (im)patiently waiting for news on badge sales, Comic-Con International has offered the first official word on just who you can find at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. From the Toucan Blog, here’s the list of the first Special Guests headed to SDCC 2017: Brigitte Findakly • Writer, Poppies of Iraq Eduardo Risso • Artist, 100 ... Read More »

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 »