Under the Tents: Pacific Rim 2, Kevin Eastman, Street Fighter, Mike Grell, Black Girl Nerds Meet-Up

Happy Valentine’s Day, UBlog readers! While we can’t conjure up badge news for you this morning, we can give you the gift of some other awesome Comic-Con related news – including word that we may be getting something Pacific Rim 2 related, as well as appearances from the likes of Kevin Eastman, Mike Grell, Street Fighter, and more. Here’s a look ... Read More »

Fourth Wave of Guests for San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Announced

We know, okay? You want badge news. And honestly, we think at some point within the next two weeks, we’ll have some – but first, we’ve got some news on Special Guests. The Toucan Blog has shared the next round of Special Guests headed to SDCC 2017: Simon Hanselmann • Cartoonist, Megahex Robin Hobb • Author, The Farseer Trilogy, The Fitz ... Read More »

GeekShot Exclusive Photo Series Vol. 4 (Week 1)

Welcome to the GeekShot Photo Exclusive Series. This will be a regularly recurring post featuring cool, interesting, or just plain awesome moments we have captured during San Diego Comic-Con and WonderCon over the years. Each post will include a photo by Beth or James of GeekShot Photography. We may include a short story about the photo, but sometimes we’ll just let the ... Read More »

Final Wave of Special Guests for WonderCon 2017 Revealed

Badge news? Who cares about that when Gerard Way (yes, the very same whose name appears so frequently in CCI hashtags that it’s a wonder our own Lisa McDowell hasn’t had a brain aneurysm already) gets announced for WonderCon 2017. We kid, we kid – there’s actually a whole slew of great names added to the WonderCon Special Guest list today, all ... Read More »

Third Wave of Guests for San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Announced

While there’s still no news on Returning Registration (apart from CCI’s promise that they are working on it, which basically feels like they may as well have posted the “Hang In There” poster from Mr. Robot) – that doesn’t mean that there’s no news about Comic-Con 2017. The Toucan Blog has shared the next round of Special Guests headed to SDCC 2017: Box Brown • ... Read More »

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 »