Eighth Wave of Guests for San Diego Comic-Con 2017 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: Melanie Gillman • Cartoonist, As ... Read More »

SXSW Activations Offer Potential Glimpse at SDCC 2017

SXSW – the annual festival held in Austin, Texas, which combines music, film, and technology for a mega event – has been a pretty good indicator of what offsite activations will eventually be headed to San Diego in July for San Diego Comic-Con. For instance, last year we got our first peek at both the Game of Thrones Hall of Faces ... Read More »

DC Animated Film ‘Teen Titans: The Judas Project’ to Premiere at WonderCon Anaheim

There’s good news for DC Animation fans heading to WonderCon this spring: Teen Titans: The Judas Project, the latest animated feature film produced by Warner Bros. Animation, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, will be making its world premiere during WonderCon Anaheim 2017. In the film, the Teen Titans – Beast Boy, Raven, Blue Bettle, Robin, and the just-returned Nightwing ... Read More »

Editorial: Breaking Up (With Exclusives) Is Hard to Do

MattyCollector, what have you done to me? Last year, you seduced me with your wares, and I dove head-first into the world of Comic-Con exclusive pre-orders. I was nervous and trembling, but you took my hand and led me through the process so gently. Then, I found it: Leonard Nimoy in his Spock costume leaning against his 1964 Buick Riviera. ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Returning Registration Recap: Gone in a Flash

For better or worse, several thousand Comic-Con attendees have their badges for 2017 — and several thousand more don’t yet. Returning Registration for San Diego Comic-Con 2017 — the badge sale for eligible returning general attendees — took place this morning. The process included use of the EXPO Logic Waiting Room, which has been in place since Comic-Con 2014, and despite a ... Read More »

The Contest Hub

Open Registrational Visual Guide & Tips

Everybody loves contests, right? So to make it easier on our readers to find these opportunities we have decided to run an ongoing post to be your contest hub. Make sure to take note of the Entry/Deadline dates and any restrictions. Good luck to all who enter! SDCC Badge Contests Company Prize Link Entry/Deadline Restrictions Comic-Con International 2 winners will each ... Read More »

SDConCast 3/11/17 – SDCC 2017 Returning Registration

It’s finally here! The return of the badge sale formerly know as Preregistration is happening. Now called Returning Registration, but with all the same anxiety and spinning blue circles. We’ll be discussing the sale as it happens, including any common issues, going back over the basics, and talking the news that’s been announced thus far. Come join the SDCC UBlog ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Updates: Potential Professional and Volunteer Registration Timelines [UPDATE: Open Registration Too]

With Returning Registration just around the corner, the next biggest questions are: When is Open Registration? When is Volunteer Registration? and When is Professional Registration? [UPDATE] Comic-Con International has provided a little more insight into the Open Registration timeline tonight, stating that they anticipate it will launch “early-to-mid April”. [PREVIOUS] While we don’t have exact dates for you, thanks to ... Read More »

IDW Unveils WonderCon Anaheim 2017 Exclusives

IDW is local to San Diego – which means that it has deep ties to Comic-Con and fans can always expect them to go all out at a CCI convention. This year, IDW has big plans for WonderCon – with variant covers for both Batman/TMNT Adventures and Transformers vs G.I. Joe. From Comic-Con International, here’s a look at this year’s WonderCon offerings: Batman/TMNT Adventures ... Read More »