Comic-Con International’s Tax Documents Reveal Organization’s Assets, Cost of SDCC

For only $8,286,895, you too can throw your own Comic-Con. That number is according to tax documents filed by Comic-Con International, the parent organization that sponsors SDCC, Wondercon and Alternative Press Expo. As CCI is a non-profit organization, it is required to make its previous three tax filings, in the form of a Form 990, available for public inspection. So let’s ... Read More »

Save The Date! SDCC Badge Registration is February 16!

It all comes down to this. In just two short weeks, the general public will finally get a shot at badges for Comic-Con 2013. Comic-Con International made the announcement this afternoon that badge registration for this year’s con will go on sale Saturday, February 16 at 12 PM ET / 9AM PT. That means in order for you to get ... Read More »

NBC Universal’s “Dracula” To Take A Bite Out Of SDCC 2013?

Comic-Con is becoming a year-round affair, judging from the early news we’ve been covering as of late. This time, it’s regarding the upcoming NBC Universal series Dracula, straight from showrunner and head writer Daniel Knauf (Carnivale). Yesterday, Knauf took to Twitter to unveil the cast of the upcoming fall series, which received a 10-episode order by the network last year. ... Read More »

Will S.H.I.E.L.D. Be at SDCC 2013?

ABC TV's S.H.I.E.L.D.

Did anyone catch Felicia Day’s live Google+ Hangout last night during her appearance on Supernatural? If not, then you owe it to yourself to run over to Geek & Sundry’s YouTube channel to check it out. Why are we mentioning this? Because it’s January and we’ll take any Comic-Con news we can get. During the live discussion, she started talking ... Read More »

SDCC 2013 Early Bird Hotel Sale Starts January 23

The new year is barely underway and already we have news to report for 2013 SDCC attendees. CCI today announced they will be holding their annual Early Bird Hotel Sale this Wednesday January 23 at 12 PM ET / 9 AM PT. What does this mean for those attending, or even those hopeful of attending, this year’s con? Here are ... Read More »

SDCC 2013 Open Registration: Pre-Registration Buyers Left Out?

We received a tip from one of our readers regarding the SDCC 2013 open registration policy, which may have an impact to both pre-registration folks and those waiting to participate in open registration. SDCCBlog reader Shirley posted that her friend had contacted CCI about upgrading or buying additional badges during open registration which were purchased during the pre-registration sale in ... Read More »

SDCC 2013 Online Badge Pre-Registration Announced

We’ve only put a few weeks between us and SDCC 2012, otherwise known as the greatest year in Comic-Con history. We came, we saw, and it absolutely kicked our butts. But like in the Godfather, just when we got adjusted to “normal” life, they keep pulling us back in. CCI has sent emails out to 2012 badge holders that the ... Read More »

Thanks for a great 2012!

We’re just checking in to thank all of our readers for a great San Diego Comic-Con 2012. We hope you enjoyed the site this year and we can’t wait to make it even bigger and better in 2013! There will be infrequent posts between now and next May (badge sales, hotels for next year) but nothing major as the SDCC ... Read More »

Reminder: MattyCollector SDCC “After Party” Online Sale Today

If you weren’t able to attend this year’s SDCC, or you did but came home empty-handed, take note. MattyCollector will be holding an online sale, dubbed the “After Party” sale, starting today at noon ET/9AM PT. And it’s not just leftovers, either. They’ll be putting some sought-after items on sale, including the hot Monster High Scarah Screams doll. Here’s the full list ... Read More »