Marriott Expansion Paves Way for Comic-Con Growth

Comic-Con’s neighbor hotel, the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, is wrapping up over a year and a half of construction on an expansion project that is adding a huge amount of event space to the hotel, including two ballrooms that are the largest on the West Coast. Attendees may have seen the early stages of construction during last year’s Comic-Con ... Read More »

WonderPost: Valiant Comics, Shadowhunters & Stitchers Autographs/Swag, Ninjabot, Pizza Planet Truck, Hamilton Art

It’s just over a week until WonderCon 2016, and we’ve got lots of news about exclusives from Valiant Comics, autographs from the casts of Shadowhunters and Stitchers, word on how to get commissions from awesome artists like The Ninjabot, some bad news about Pizza Planet Truck, and even some adorable Hamilton pieces you’ll be able to grab at the con. ... Read More »

Win a Comic Tee from DesignByHümans

DesignByHümans has given us the opportunity to award three lucky winners a T-shirt of their choice from the DBH web site. You can check out their officially licensed collections of DC, Marvel, sci-fi & fantasy, Star Wars, and superhero tees. (So many shirts…!) Enter the giveaway below using your social media accounts. The entry period runs until next Monday, March 21, at midnight Eastern time. Three winners will be ... Read More »

Tenth Wave of Special Guests for San Diego Comic-Con 2016 Announced

Another Monday, another round of Comic-Con International unveiling some Special Guests for the convention – including comics legend Jim Lee and Sense8 co-creator J. Michael Straczynski. From the Toucan Blog, here’s the next round of Special Guests headed to SDCC 2016: Jonathan Case • writer/artist, The New Deal; artist, Green River Killer, Batman 66 Jennifer Hayden • writer/artist, The Story ... Read More »

WonderCon Los Angeles – Panel Room Capacity Guide

Now that WonderCon Los Angeles’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? Although we go into a lot more detail on our Breaking Down the WonderCon 2016 Programming Schedule podcast, ... Read More »

Funko San Diego Comic-Con Updates

Funko PR mavens Cameron Deuel and Yoko McCann were recently on An Englishman in San Diego’s podcast A Cup O’ Tea, where they revealed several details about this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Here are the highlights from the podcast chat: For those who have been asking about the annual Funko Fun Days, look for an announcement in May. Tickets will ... Read More »