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Open Registration for San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Set for April 8

Fans of San Diego Comic-Con have been very patient this year, but we can all breathe a sigh of relief, because for better or worse, the process of finding out if you’ll get to attend the biggest, best pop culture convention has almost come to an end. Comic-Con International just announced that Open Registration badge sales will be taking place on ... Read More »

Tenth Wave of San Diego Comic-Con Special Guests Announced

Do you have a badge? If so, you can finally start to be excited about these kinds of announcements! And if you don’t – well, we still expect someone to ask, “When is Open Registration? I’ll care then” in the comments. The Toucan Blog has shared the next round of Special Guests headed to SDCC 2017: Charlie N. Holmberg • Author, ... Read More »

The Ninjabot Opens WonderCon Commissions, Announces San Diego Comic-Con Plans, More [UPDATE]

Our wonderfully talented friends over at The Ninjabot have some big plans for both WonderCon and San Diego Comic-Con this year, and you’re going to want to stop by Booth #2044 in Anaheim to see for yourself. 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 ... Read More »

WonderCon Returns to Anaheim in 2018 for March Convention

WonderCon 2017 hasn’t even started yet (but it will, one week from today!) – but it may already be time to start looking to 2018. Released today with the WonderCon 2017 Quick Guide are the dates for next year’s convention, taking place once again in Anaheim: Friday, March 23 – Sunday, March 25, 2018. That means for the second year ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Early Bird Hotel Sale Now Open

With all the badge sales happening so late this year, one of the biggest questions we’ve gotten has been: When are hotel sales happening? The Early Bird Hotel Sale is back for 2017, with reservations now open through onPeak. Just like in previous years, the Early Bird sale is not for downtown hotels, but rather for hotels in further-out areas, ... Read More »

WonderCon 2017 Visual Guide

With WonderCon just two weeks away, the focus of our convention energy is fully aimed at Anaheim, California, where Comic-Con International will return to the house next to the Mouse. After a 2016 visit to the Los Angeles Convention Center, 2017 sees Anaheim once again playing host to one of the top pop culture conventions in America. Although not the ... Read More »

WonderCon Anaheim Discounts Announced for Disneyland, Medieval Times

One of the benefits of moving WonderCon back to Anaheim is the fact that it’s right across the street from one of the world’s most famous attractions: Disneyland. Not only that, but you’re mere minutes away from Medieval Times. Whether you’re into jousting, giant turkey legs, and delicious mead, or you just want to chill at the “House of Mouse,” ... Read More »

Ninth Wave of San Diego Comic-Con Special Guests Announced

Do you have a badge? If so, you can finally start to be excited about these kinds of announcements! And if you don’t – well, we still expect someone to ask, “When is Open Registration? I’ll care then” in the comments. The Toucan Blog has shared the next round of Special Guests headed to SDCC 2017: Sergio Aragonés • Cartoonist, MAD, ... Read More »

Short-Term Rentals: A Viable Alternative to Hotelpocalypse?

Hotelpocalypse. Say the word, and chills run down every SDCC attendee’s spine. The name by which Comic-Con International’s hotel lottery has come to be known is no less descriptive as it is accurate. Just as with SDCC badges, there are far fewer hotel rooms than there are people who want them – 19,500 or so rooms in the CCI hotel block compared to ... Read More »