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Hotelpocalypse: The Day SDCC Hotel Reservations Died [Update 5: Big AM Update]

In Badge/Hotel News by Jeremy Rutz39 Comments

We declare February 28, 2013 “H-Day”. That’s the day many of you received your SDCC hotel reservation confirmation emails. And unfortunately we’re seeing more than we’d like who were completely shut out of a hotel room. We’re honestly surprised at the number of people who didn’t get any of their six choices, nor their waitlist selection. Could it be the … Read More

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SDCC Resale for Cancelled/Returned Badges Not Before May 15? [UPDATED]

In Badge/Hotel News, General News by Jeremy Rutz10 Comments

For those who weren’t able to purchase a badge to this year’s San Diego Comic-Con during the online sale a couple of weeks back, we have some information that might turn that frown upside-down. Note that this information is unconfirmed, but is based on information pieced together from various sources. Although CCI was updating people in the waiting room on … Read More

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SDCC Hotel Reservations: So That Happened…

In Badge/Hotel News by Jeremy RutzLeave a Comment

One of the last big events for attendees of this year’s San Diego Comic-Con – hotel reservations for the block of SDCC rooms – came and went this morning, with nary a hitch. This was expected, because of all the systems SDCC attendees have to endure throughout the year, Travel Planners’ website has proved itself to be very stable in … Read More

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A Case for Staying Downtown and in the Gaslamp Quarter During SDCC

In Editorials/Opinions, Guides by Kim Twombly12 Comments

Editor’s note: This article is the second in a series of two “point/counter-point” articles on where to stay during San Diego Comic-Con, leading up to Tuesday’s hotel reservation sale. Please be sure to read our first article in the series, “A Case For Staying Outside of the Gaslamp During SDCC”, so that you can decide which hotel selections are best for you! … Read More

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A Case for Staying Outside of the Gaslamp During SDCC

In Editorials/Opinions, Guides by Shawn Marshall15 Comments

Editor’s note: This article is the first in a series of two “point/counter-point” articles on where to stay during San Diego Comic-Con, leading up to Tuesday’s hotel reservation sale. Please check out our second article in the series, “A Case for Staying Downtown and in the Gaslamp Quarter During SDCC”, so that you can decide which hotel selections are best for you! … Read More

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Say Hello To The New SDCCBlog Team for 2013!

In General News by Jeremy Rutz2 Comments

We have very exciting news! Since our blog started in 2009, the popularity of San Diego Comic-Con has grown into the premiere event for popular culture in the world. Nearly 150,000 people descend upon the San Diego Convention Center and its surroundings the better part of a week each July, but thousands more follow the action on the internet from places near … Read More

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X-Men Sequel “Days of Future Past” Teased for SDCC 2013

In Panel & Autograph News by Jeremy Rutz3 Comments

Earlier today, director Bryan Singer teased the following early-production photo from the set of his upcoming X-Men sequel, Days of Future Past: https://twitter.com/BryanSinger/status/304284335354310657 Could this be the entrance to Cerebro or the Danger Room in the X-Mansion? Better yet, is this confirmation that Hall H attendees might be seeing this in action come July? We think it’s a safe bet, … Read More

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CCI Issues Statement Regarding Registration Technical Issues

In Badge/Hotel News, General News by Jeremy Rutz19 Comments

Comic-Con International updated its website today with a statement regarding the issues many have experienced during Saturday’s online badge registration. The statement, which appears on the “Purchase Badges” page of the official Comic-Con website, states “there was clearly an issue with some customers experiencing a frozen screen” and that they are working with EPIC Registration to investigate the issue “and hope … Read More

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Win Two 4-Day With Preview Passes to Comic-Con 2013!

In Badge/Hotel News, General News by Tony B Kim1 Comment

Looking for passes to San Diego Comic-Con this summer but missed the opportunity to purchase those much-in-demand badges last Saturday? Well, you have another chance, if you act before March 5. The Torrey Pines (La Jolla) Rotary Foundation is conducting a raffle for two passes to SDCC 2013, which includes admission to Preview Night as well as the four-day event at the San Diego Convention Center. … Read More

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SDCC Hotel Reservations Tuesday, February 26 at 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET [UPDATED]

In Badge/Hotel News by Jeremy Rutz2 Comments

Talk about taking care of business! Only two days ago, thousands scooped up the remaining badges for this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. And in a little more than a week’s time, those same folks will be scrambling for the next big derby in the SDCC sweeps – hotels. From now on, our posts should all come with the disclaimer: “Not … Read More