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I Didn’t Get A Hotel Room – Now What?

Many of you have heard about your San Diego Comic-Con 2017 hotel placement fate. Many of you… still haven’t. Here’s the good news: Comic-Con said that you would be alerted “no later” than May 15 if you weren’t able to be placed into a hotel room. That implies, to us, that they may use some returned inventory from Group 2 ... Read More »

Hotelpocalypse 2017: San Diego Comic-Con Hotel Size Guide

Hotelpocalypse is almost upon us, and soon, the Comic-Con Gods (and time stamps, whatever) are going to determine your fate. Come May 1 and May 8 when placements are revealed, thousands of attendees will be scratching their heads, wondering, “How did I end up at that hotel?” So, for fun (and to keep you more informed), we’ve broken down the numbers on ... Read More »

READER POLL: What Is Your #1 Hotel Pick for SDCC 2017?

With the final confirmation from Comic-Con International that the hotel sale will take place on Wednesday, April 26, it’s time to start thinking about which hotels you’ll be ranking as your top six choices. But what hotels will everyone else be choosing? Through 5PM PT tomorrow, we’re asking our readers what is your #1 hotel choice for San Diego Comic-Con? We’ve ... Read More »

WonderCon Anaheim 2017 Wrap-Up: A Few Of Our Favorite Things

WonderCon Anaheim 2017 is officially behind us, and after a very rocky last year in Los Angeles, this year proved to be almost nothing but smooth sailing. Sure, a little more guidance on where to park for the convention would have been nice, and that line for badge pick-up on Friday was maybe a little ridiculous. But for the most ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con FAQ: What Is Group Buying?

We often stress that no one is guaranteed a badge to San Diego Comic-Con. While that may sound daunting, it’s simply the truth: There is more demand for badges than there is space available (and no, moving to XYZ convention center is not magically going to hold 1 million+ people). We estimate that there’s roughly a 50% chance to score ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Open Registration Visual Guide

“The time has come,” the Walrus said, “to talk of many things: Of shoes–and ships–and sealing-wax–and Open Registration.” And it is time to talk about San Diego Comic-Con Open Registration for 2017, because it will be here before you know it — on April 8, 2017 at 9AM PT, to be exact. That means that for better or worse, you’ll know ... Read More »

Guide to the Food Trucks of WonderCon 2017

As almost any attendee will tell you, convention food is rarely appealing. It’s often overpriced and not very appetizing. However, one of the best features of WonderCon Anaheim is the diversity of food offerings in the immediate area — including the food trucks located in the front plaza of the convention center, which will be returning for WonderCon this weekend. ... Read More »