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On-Site Child Care Registration for SDCC 2017 Now Open

Congratulations! You managed to secure a badge to San Diego Comic-Con 2017. SDCC can be a fun and magical experience for the entire family. But CCI knows that not every kid is a cosplayer, and the Seth MacFarlane panels in Ballroom 20 are never appropriate for young ears and eyes. Comic-Con International will once again have on-site child care, managed ... Read More »

Factory Entertainment SDCC 2017 Exclusives

Our friends at Factory Entertainment always think outside the box for their San Diego Comic-Con exclusives, which can lead to awesome surprises like last year’s Back to the Future keychain with SDCC 2016 dates on it, or vintage, original promotional posters produced by Coca Cola in 1979 to promote Star Trek: The Motion Picture. This year, they’ll be bringing along a whole ... Read More »

The Ninjabot Reveals Additional San Diego Comic-Con Plans

Our friends at Ninjabot, the art of the wonderful Arnel Baluyot, will be back at San Diego Comic-Con this year in a big way. As previously announced, they’ll be opening commissions on June 1. The Portland-based illustrators who put their own unique spin on everything from superhero origin stories to pop culture-ized cats — are now not only giving attendees a ... Read More »

Nintendo Levels Up for San Diego Comic-Con 2017

Gaming giant Nintendo has had a strong presence at San Diego Comic-Con for years, with its Nintendo Gaming Lounge at the Marriott Marquis & Marina. Attendees will be pleased to learn that it’s coming back, and Nintendo plans to power up several of their most popular games. Fans can stop by the Nintendo Gaming Lounge on Thursday, July 20 – ... Read More »

Stan Lee Makes a Cameo at San Diego Comic-Con 2017

With 58 days to go until San Diego Comic-Con 2017, the Toucan Blog shares one final guest addition to SDCC’s already jam-packed lineup: Stan Lee! Writer, editor, publisher, Marvel Comics; co-creator, Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, Avengers, X-Men Lee marks the 15th and final wave of CCI’s guest announcements. Special guests typically receive a special “Spotlight” panel during the convention, so attendees have a ... Read More »

Chris Hardwick Confirms No ‘Nerdist Podcast Live’ or Stand-Up Show at SDCC 2017

Amid all of the excitement around this week’s announced Mystery Science Theatre 3000 and The Adventure Zone shows at the Balboa Theater, many attendees noticed something: This didn’t leave a lot of room in the schedule for Chris Hardwick’s annual Nerdist Podcast Live taping. Today, on a Facebook Live video, Hardwick confirmed what many had thought: There won’t be a podcast recording this year, ... Read More »

Remaining San Diego Comic-Con Hotels Now Open

Did Hotelpocalypse do you wrong, and you’re now wondering if you need to sleep in the Hall H line every night? Well, don’t stress, because Comic-Con International and onPeak have opened the remaining inventory of hotels up for anyone, regardless of if you were on the waitlist or not. Now, these aren’t downtown hotels – but there are plenty of options ... Read More »

Hasbro San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Exclusives [UPDATE May 18]

When  it comes to San Diego Comic-Con exclusives, it doesn’t get bigger than Hasbro. With license to manufacture toys that are consistently at the top of the pop culture want list, this booth is always one of the craziest and has broken the spirits of more SDCC attendees than the Hall H line ever has. That said, if you want the ... Read More »