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‘Conan’ Returns to San Diego Comic-Con 2017 with Four Shows

The Spreckels Theatre caused a bit of commotion over the weekend when eagle-eyed Outside Comic-Con caught a glimpse of their marquee, which stated Conan would be heading back to San Diego Comic-Con for just three dates this year: Thursday, July 20 – Sunday, July 22. Oh hey look! @ConanOBrien returns to #SDCC at the Spreckles. Three days this year, Thurs-Sat. @TeamCoco #Conan ... Read More »

Thirteenth Wave of San Diego Comic-Con Special Guests Announced

We are under 80 days until San Diego Comic-Con 2017, and the steam train of announcements keeps on rolling. Today we’ve got some more news for you — on another round of Special Guests you’ll be seeing at the convention. The Toucan Blog has shared the next round of Special Guests headed to SDCC 2017: Andrew Aydin • Co-author, MARCH trilogy ... Read More »

Under the Tents: Funko, The Geeky Hooker, James Silvani, Karen Hallion

In the words of the brilliant poet, Justin Timberlake, “It’s gonna be May,” which means we’re one more month closer to Comic-Con. We’ll be watching our email for hotel announcements, press announcements, parking announcements. We’re just watching for a lot of announcements — but first, let’s catch up with news about artists, a returning Funko offsite, commission lists, and much ... Read More »

Under the Tents: Mattel, LEGO Ninjago, Amy Mebberson, The Ninjabot, Patrick Ballesteros, Dan Veesenmeyer, Kymera Press

Congratulations on surviving Hotelpocalypse (or, well, the first part anyway – have any of us really survived until we know for sure we’re not sleeping on the concrete or Tijuana?). Hopefully, onPeak is processing our forms as we speak. While we wait, which we hear is the hardest part, let’s look at a few announcements that came out while we ... Read More »

Twelfth Wave of San Diego Comic-Con Special Guests Announced

We are under 90 days until San Diego Comic-Con 2017, which means that the announcements are only going to pick up steam. And today we’ve got some more news for you — on another round of Special Guests you’ll be seeing at the convention. The Toucan Blog has shared the next round of Special Guests headed to SDCC 2017: Arthur Adams ... 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 »

San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel Sale Set for April 26

That sound you hear might just be thousands of general attendees, suddenly very anxious now that Comic-Con International has finally given us some more information about the dreaded hotel sale, taking place on April 26 at 9AM PT. Just like last year, the General Hotel Sale will utilize a randomized waiting room, similar to the EXPO Logic Waiting Room process ... Read More »

Entertainment Weekly’s Con-X Not Returning to San Diego Comic-Con in 2017

While we’re starting to get news of what will be at San Diego Comic-Con 2017, we’re also beginning to get news of what won’t be at the convention this year. We’ve confirmed with Entertainment Weekly that Entertainment Weekly’s Con-X, the offsite last year in the Embarcadero Marina North Park which included live interviews on stage, food trucks, swag, a concert on Preview ... Read More »

Eleventh Wave of San Diego Comic-Con Special Guests Announced

With Open Registration now over, thousands of attendees can now breathe a heavy sigh of relief, knowing that they get to attend San Diego Comic-Con this July. And with that said, you can also start really getting excited about the thing that will be at the convention – including today’s Special Guests announcement. The Toucan Blog has shared the next round ... Read More »