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Fifth Wave of Guests for San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Revealed

Are you ready for the dreaded Hotelpocalypse this Wednesday, April 4? Comic-Con International may have something to take your mind off of their rapidly approaching General Hotel Sale; they’ve announced their fifth wave of guests for this year’s SDCC. From the Toucan Blog, here’s another list of Special Guests headed to SDCC 2018: Rafael Albuquerque • Artist, American Vampire, All Star Batman, Hit-Girl ... Read More »

Grandesign Re-Imagines Petco’s Interactive Zone as the “Experience at Comic-Con”

This year, the coolest place to be at Comic-Con may just be the Petco parking lot. Grandesign, a media services company which combines experiential and traditional marketing to create some of your favorite Comic-Con activations (including Adult Swim On the Green, last year’s TBS’ Wrecked Island and Blizzard Ice Cream Citadel, and more), announced today they are partnering with Petco ... Read More »

Discount Code for SDCC and WonderCon Travelers From Uber

Whether you’re a local or traveling from far-away continents, we know that getting around San Diego Comic-Con and WonderCon can be stressful (and a financial drain). We’re always looking for ways to help you, our readers — which is why we’re excited to announce that we’re once again teaming up with the lovely folks at Uber to give you a ... Read More »

WonderCon Moving to Online Lottery System for Select Autographs – And What It Might Mean for San Diego Comic-Con

Hold on to your butts. We’ve been hearing rumors for awhile that Comic-Con International was looking into moving to an online-lottery system for select autograph sessions – and that’s exactly what’s happening, at least for WonderCon 2018. Gone are the days where you’ll need to line up at an insane hour to score an autograph with your favorite stars of ... Read More »

Proceed with Caution: Comic-Con Attendees Experience Highs and Lows of Using Airbnb for Convention Lodging

Hotelpocalypse. The word alone strikes fear in the hearts of many San Diego Comic-Con attendees, as there simply aren’t enough downtown hotels to lodge the 130,000+ attendees who descend upon the Gaslamp Quarter and surrounding areas every July. Obviously, not everyone attending the convention needs a hotel or even wants to stay downtown – but with only 11,000 or so ... Read More »

(Probably) Final Special Guest for WonderCon 2018 Revealed

WonderCon is a mere 37 (37!) days away (not that we’re counting). Last month when Comic-Con International announced its “final” wave of guests, we figured there might be one or two more before all is said and done. It looks like we were right to trust that hunch. Today, Comic-Con International announced one more (probably) final special guest for WonderCon ... Read More »