Features

  • The Contest Hub

    A compilation of contests to attend SDCC and WonderCon

  • GeekShot Photo Series

    Our own GeekShot Photography captures all the magic of Comic-Con. Check out their photo series.

  • WonderCon Wrap-Up

    How was WonderCon this year? We talk about a few of our favorite things.

APRIL FOOLS: Comic-Con International Announces Move to South Dakota to Keep SDCC Abbreviation

After negotiations to expand the popular pop culture convention’s contract  stalled with the city of San Diego, Comic-Con International announced a surprising decision today: They are moving to South Dakota, to be able to keep the well-known SDCC abbreviation, beginning with this July’s convention. “While it’s unfortunate that we couldn’t make it work in San Diego, after 45 years we’re ... Read More »

3DlightFX Unveils New ‘Star Wars’ Lineup

You don’t have to travel to a galaxy far, far away to bring the magic of Star Wars into your own home, thanks to the newly announced set of Star Wars lights from Canadian 3D deco lights company 3DLightFX. Just like with their other 3D deco lights, the Star Wars lights can be fixed to the wall, and come with ... Read More »

Marvel & Adobe Team Up for San Diego Comic-Con Contest

If you’re a college student with dreams of becoming a comic artist, who doesn’t have a badge to San Diego Comic-Con, then this might just be the answer to your prayers. Marvel Comics and Adobe have teamed up with the online portfolio site, Behance, to “find four talented students who will be hired to work on a limited-edition Marvel Comic ... Read More »

EDITORIAL: The San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel Sale Failed On Every Level – And Why That’s Not Acceptable

UPDATE: At 6:08PM PT on March 27, 2015, Comic-Con International issued this statement to us: We’re obviously disappointed the hotel sale didn’t run as smoothly as we would have liked. Our attendees are very important to us and we have worked very hard to secure more room blocks and reduced rates at area hotels. We continue to strive to provide ... Read More »

Reader Poll: San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel Sale Experience

As almost anyone who participated in the San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel Sale yesterday is already aware of, the sale didn’t go as smoothly as we’d all hoped. Instead, it had some problems – but just how widespread those issues were is something that only Travel Planners knows. So we’re asking our readers about your experience during the Hotel Sale ... Read More »

Hotelpocalypse 2015: A Tale of Two Forms

Although everything about San Diego Comic-Con has increased in competitiveness over the years, Hotelpocalypse really became the monster that we know today just a few short years ago. Since then, though, it’s become what we consider to be the most stressful sale relating to Comic-Con that there is – yes, even compared to Open Registration badge sales, in which we ... Read More »