WonderCon 2017 Badge Sale Offers New Functionality, Possible Insight Into SDCC 2017

When WonderCon 2017 badges went on sale last month, the process received a rather quiet revamp with some very cool additional functionality. Rather than utilizing a company like Interactive Ticketing, Comic-Con International appears to be hosting their own badge sale for WonderCon this year – with payment processing done through Stripe.com. Possibly because they’re moving some of the back-end processes ... Read More »

First Guests for San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Announced

As most of you are (im)patiently waiting for news on badge sales, 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 2017: Brigitte Findakly • Writer, Poppies of Iraq Eduardo Risso • Artist, 100 ... Read More »

WonderCon Anaheim 2017 Hotels Now Available

We’re just over two months away from WonderCon Anaheim 2017 – and if you’ve been patiently waiting to figure out where you’ll be storing your art prints and exclusives, we’ve got good news. WonderCon hotels are now available to be booked. You can choose from eight hotels available at a special discounted rate through Comic-Con International and onPeak. Prices range ... Read More »

San Diego Convention Center Corporation Predicts $1.1 Billion Regional Economic Impact in 2017; Comic-Con Still Top Performer

With the Chargers now moving to Los Angeles, there may be some renewed interest in a San Diego Convention Center expansion — and one of the best cases for such a project is that it continues to attract some huge names (including not only San Diego Comic-Con, but also a slew of medical conferences in 2017), which bring with them money, jobs, ... Read More »

WonderCon Anaheim 2017 Volunteer Registration Now Open

Do you want to hold that “End of Line” sign, help a lot of people, and get a free badge to WonderCon Anaheim 2017? If you answered “yes”, then we have good news for you. Volunteer Registration for WonderCon Anaheim 2017 is now open – and unlike with San Diego Comic-Con, this isn’t the interest list. You’re actually registering. Simply ... Read More »

WonderCon Anaheim 2017 Badges Now On Sale

While San Diego Comic-Con registration may be going later and later — WonderCon registration keeps getting earlier, as Comic-Con International has unveiled a bit of a holiday treat for fans today. WonderCon Anaheim 2017 badges are now on sale! Prices for the March 31-April 2 convention, which is moving back to Anaheim, are actually flat to 2016(!), with a three-day badge for ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con Tops San Diego Convention Center ‘Regional Impact’ List (Again)

San Diego Comic-Con is a booming business — and not just for Comic-Con International. Every year, the four-and-a-half-day convention brings jobs, tourists, and spending money not just to the convention center itself — but to the businesses and hotels around San Diego, in a big way (after all, attendees have to eat and shower somewhere — though sleeping in an actual ... Read More »

Volunteer Interest List for San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Now Open

With yesterday’s first San Diego Comic-Con 2017 badge contest, it might be time for us to awaken from our Odinsleep — especially now that we have the first news for volunteers. If you’ve been dreaming of being one of the most integral parts of San Diego Comic-Con – or if you simply want to yell “Walk, don’t run!” to Comic-Con ... Read More »