Guides

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 »

2016 Guide to SDCC LEGO Giveaways and Exclusives

With eye-popping displays and ultra elusive exclusives, the Lego booth is well known as one of the must see spots at San Diego Comic-Con each year. That said, with limits of product in the low hundreds, it’s also one of the biggest heartbreakers on the floor. History is filled with tales of being one of the first people on the ... Read More »

SDCC 2016 Guide to the Exhibit Hall

If San Diego Comic-Con is the Super Bowl of the geek world, it’s exhibit hall is the field of play…bodies slammed together in pursuit of a prize…and moments of sheer exhilaration! The cavernous convention center houses the most impressive booths, swag and exclusives on the convention circuit and can be intimidating for some. Follow along with us as we take ... Read More »

2016 SDCC Guide to Funko Exclusives

Some of the biggest news on the SDCC 2016 exclusive front has been the new strategies put in place by Funko to help alleviate the issues at the booth over the last few years. With a hybrid system that utilizes a double lottery component, we’ve gotten lots of questions and are taking the time to give some thoughts: What do ... Read More »