WonderCon Anaheim Discounts Announced for Disneyland, Medieval Times

One of the benefits of moving WonderCon back to Anaheim is the fact that it’s right across the street from one of the world’s most famous attractions: Disneyland. Not only that, but you’re mere minutes away from Medieval Times. Whether you’re into jousting, giant turkey legs, and delicious mead, or you just want to chill at the “House of Mouse,” ... Read More »

Creative Professional Registration Set for March 23

With Returning Registration now over, everyone’s attention has turned to the sales we still have left to get through – including, but not limited to: Creative Professional Registration, Trade Professional Registration, Volunteer Registration, the General Hotel Sale, and Open Registration. And it’s already March 20. Sheesh. The good news is that Comic-Con International has just unveiled the date for one ... Read More »

Ninth Wave of San Diego Comic-Con Special Guests Announced

Do you have a badge? If so, you can finally start to be excited about these kinds of announcements! And if you don’t – well, we still expect someone to ask, “When is Open Registration? I’ll care then” in the comments. The Toucan Blog has shared the next round of Special Guests headed to SDCC 2017: Sergio Aragonés • Cartoonist, MAD, ... Read More »

‘Wonder Woman’ Lands at WonderCon Anaheim 2017

On Friday, when the WonderCon Anaheim 2017 panel schedule was released, the biggest news – and the biggest question mark – was Saturday’s Warner Bros. Pictures panel (scheduled for 4:30PM-6PM). The panel description was the dreaded TBA, promising only “a sneak peek at upcoming films from Warner Bros., New Line, and DC Entertainment Films, with special guests TBA”. While there are ... Read More »

Short-Term Rentals: A Viable Alternative to Hotelpocalypse?

Hotelpocalypse. Say the word, and chills run down every SDCC attendee’s spine. The name by which Comic-Con International’s hotel lottery has come to be known is no less descriptive as it is accurate. Just as with SDCC badges, there are far fewer hotel rooms than there are people who want them – 19,500 or so rooms in the CCI hotel block compared to ... Read More »

WonderCon Anaheim Panel Room Capacities

Now that WonderCon Anaheim’s complete programming schedule is out, you might be looking at the panels you want to attend and wondering: What are my odds of making it into that room, and how early do I need to get there? The real answer is that you first need to know how big the panel rooms are. For instance, although ... Read More »

GeekShot Exclusive Photo Series Vol. 4 (Week 4)

Welcome to the GeekShot Photo Exclusive Series. This will be a regularly recurring post featuring cool, interesting, or just plain awesome moments we have captured during San Diego Comic-Con and WonderCon over the years. Each post will include a photo by Beth or James of GeekShot Photography. We may include a short story about the photo, but sometimes we’ll just let the ... Read More »

WonderCon Anaheim 2017 Schedule Highlights

WonderCon Anaheim, Comic-Con International’s sister show to San Diego Comic-Con, is just two short weeks away. Earlier today, we all got the whole convention schedule, and it’s filled with fan-favorites from TV, comics, and… a little film. It’s not the media-crazy event that is SDCC – some say it’s more akin to what SDCC used to be – but there’s more than ... Read More »

Comic-Con Center for Popular Culture Moving Into Balboa Park

The San Diego Hall of Champions announced today that they are relocating from their current home at the Federal Building in Balboa Park to Petco Park – and taking their place will be none other than Comic-Con International (just as we speculated last year). CCI will be using the facility as the Comic-Con Center for Popular Culture – possibly a ... Read More »