General News

Proceed with Caution: Comic-Con Attendees Experience Highs and Lows of Using Airbnb for Convention Lodging

Hotelpocalypse. The word alone strikes fear in the hearts of many San Diego Comic-Con attendees, as there simply aren’t enough downtown hotels to lodge the 130,000+ attendees who descend upon the Gaslamp Quarter and surrounding areas every July. Obviously, not everyone attending the convention needs a hotel or even wants to stay downtown – but with only 11,000 or so ... Read More »

San Diego Convention Center’s Upgrades Light Up San Diego

For many of us, the San Diego Convention Center is already one of our favorite sights – but it just got better. Yesterday, on February 21, the San Diego Convention Center unveiled the latest in a series of upgrades to their iconic Sails Pavilion: LED colored lights (which change color and are visible across the Gaslamp Quarter and to Coronado Bay) ... Read More »

SDCC Masquerade Entry Form and Rules For 2018 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 44th Annual Masquerade. You can find the official rules and entry form on their site. The event, to be held on Saturday, July 21 in Ballroom 20 at ... Read More »

Fourth Wave of Guests for San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Revealed

As most of you are (im)patiently waiting for news on the General Hotel Sale (we think you’ve got a long wait ahead of you), Comic-Con International has begun announcing just who you can find at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. From the Toucan Blog, here’s another list of Special Guests headed to SDCC 2018: Marc Bernardin • Writer, The Authority, The ... Read More »

Third Wave of Guests for San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Revealed

As most of you are (im)patiently waiting for news on the General Hotel Sale (we think you’ve got a long wait ahead of you), Comic-Con International has begun announcing just who you can find at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. From the Toucan Blog, here’s another list of Special Guests headed to SDCC 2018: Brian Fies • Cartoonist, Mom’s Cancer, A ... Read More »

Under the Tents: Padres Comic-Con Night, Zombie Walk, Black Lightning, Mouse Guard, Souvenir Book, Convention Center Chocolate, Beefypoo

We’re slowly waking up from our Odin sleep – which means that as we creep closer to San Diego Comic-Con 2018 (only 168 more days to go!), the news will also slowly begin to pick up. Today, we’ve got an Under the Tents that’s jam-packed with all kinds of news, including exhibitor confirmations, how to score SDCC exclusive merch in ... Read More »

Second Wave of Guests for San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Announced

As most of you are (im)patiently waiting for news on the General Hotel Sale (we think you’ve got a long wait ahead of you), Comic-Con International has begun announcing just who you can find at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. From the Toucan Blog, here’s another list of Special Guests headed to SDCC 2018: Alex Grecian • Author, The Saint of ... Read More »

First Guests for San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Announced

As most of you are (im)patiently waiting for news on the General Hotel Sale (we think you’ve got a long wait ahead of you), 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 2018: Cory ... Read More »

Sixth Wave of Special Guests for WonderCon 2018 Revealed

Welcome to 2018! We’ve already brought you some WonderCon news with our first WonderPost of the year. Today, Comic-Con International announced its sixth wave of guests for WonderCon Anaheim 2018. The sixth wave of special guests for this year’s con, which will be held on March 23-25 have been revealed. From the Toucan Blog, attendees to WonderCon 2018 can look ... Read More »