Guides

San Diego Comic-Con FAQ: What Is Group Buying?

We often stress that no one is guaranteed a badge to San Diego Comic-Con. While that may sound daunting, it’s simply the truth: There is more demand for badges than there is space available (and no, moving to XYZ convention center is not magically going to hold 1 million+ people). We estimate that there’s roughly a 50% chance to score ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Open Registration Visual Guide

“The time has come,” the Walrus said, “to talk of many things: Of shoes–and ships–and sealing-wax–and Open Registration.” And it is time to talk about San Diego Comic-Con Open Registration for 2017, because it will be here before you know it — on April 8, 2017 at 9AM PT, to be exact. That means that for better or worse, you’ll know ... Read More »

WonderCon 2017 Visual Guide

With WonderCon just two weeks away, the focus of our convention energy is fully aimed at Anaheim, California, where Comic-Con International will return to the house next to the Mouse. After a 2016 visit to the Los Angeles Convention Center, 2017 sees Anaheim once again playing host to one of the top pop culture conventions in America. Although not the ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con Returning Registration 2017 Tip Guide

It’s that time of the year again: Time for a date with the San Diego Comic-Con Returning Registration spinning blue circle! On Wednesday, March 1, 2017 we finally received the official announcement that SDCC 2017 Returning Registration will happen on March 11, 2017 at 9AM PT.  So get those badge buying fingers ready, we are set to ride that spinning ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con Returning Registration 2017 Visual Guide

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It was — well, we don’t really know, because Returning Registration hasn’t happened yet. But it will be happening soon on March 11 at 9AM PT, and that means that for better or worse, you’ll know soon whether you’re attending the pop culture juggernaut this year. The good news is, ... Read More »

Buying Funko San Diego Comic-Con Exclusives Outside Comic-Con

As per usual, most of Funko’s San Diego Comic-Con exclusives will also be sold at retailers around the US, just with a “Summer Convention” sticker. So what does that mean? Well, if things work as they have in the past, beginning Wednesday night/early Thursday — those exclusives will go up online at various retailers, like Hot Topic, Barnes & Noble, ... Read More »

Your Complete Guide to San Diego Comic-Con 2016

For those ready to ascend into the craziness that is San Diego Comic-Con, we have you covered. Everything you need to prepare yourselves can be found in the bullet points below. Download the Comic-Con International Quick Guide for 50 pages of maps, exhibitors, restaurants and more information, all in one tidy PDF! We’ll be tweeting line queues and panel news throughout ... Read More »

Useful Apps During San Diego Comic-Con

We always stress just how important social media is during San Diego Comic-Con – it’s a way to stay connected, to find out when your favorite booth is doing random goodie drops, and so much more. But outside of social media like Twitter and Facebook, there are some mobile apps that can make your life a whole lot easier during ... Read More »