Second Wave of 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 second wave of 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: Paul Dini • Writer, Dark Knight: A True Batman Story, ... Read More »

San Diego Convention Center Expansion Gets More Good News

There’s more good news this year for the San Diego Convention Center expansion, as it cleared another major hurdle. While the Chargers announced a move to Los Angeles earlier this month – effectively ending all future discussions of any combined ‘convadium’ – there still were, and still are, plenty of other obstacles in the way for a contiguous San Diego ... Read More »

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 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 »

San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel Sale Date Still Unkown

[UPDATE January 11] Although we verified with multiple sources at onPeak, it appears that April 6 may not be the hotel sale date for 2017. onPeak has tweeted that “an incorrect date” has been posted online – so looks like we’re all back to waiting. We’ll share more information as we receive it. Unfortunately an incorrect date has been posted online ... 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 »