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Ace Parking San Diego Comic-Con Sale Set for Lottery Based System In 2018 [UPDATE]

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

You’ve got your San Diego Comic-Con badge (hopefully, anyway), you’ve got your sights set on a hotel (or maybe you already booked one) – but what about parking? It’s a crucial piece of the puzzle for many attendees – although Comic-Con International offers a free shuttle to area hotels, and the city has the trolley and other public transportation options, … Read More

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POLL RESULTS: The Top San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Hotel Choices & What It Means For You

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

Over the last two days, we asked our readers to vote for their #1 hotel choice for San Diego Comic-Con, to get a very rough, completely un-scientific idea of what the most popular hotels in Wednesday’s General Hotel Sale will be. Although several of the results seem like common sense (the closest hotels to the convention center are very popular!), some … Read More

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Report: ‘Futurism & Tech Pavilion’ VR Activations Hub Returning to San Diego Comic-Con [UDPATE]

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Last year, Comic-Con International kicked off a new offering, with their Futurism & Tech Pavilion at the Omni hotel. Here, attendees could stop by and experience virtual reality from some of their favorite properties, including Paranormal Activity, John Wick, and more in a 9,000 square foot space. We’ve heard rumblings that the VR hub will be returning to the Omni … Read More

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

In Offsites by Kerry Dixon2 Comments

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

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READER POLL: What Is Your #1 Hotel Pick for SDCC 2018?

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon2 Comments

With the final confirmation from Comic-Con International that the hotel sale will take place on Wednesday, April 4, 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 12PM PT on Thursday, we’re asking our readers what is your #1 hotel choice for San Diego Comic-Con? … Read More

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Visual Guide To The San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Hotel Sale

In Badge/Hotel News, Guides by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

If you thought getting a badge to San Diego Comic-Con was tough, you better buckle in for the bumpy ride that is the General Hotel Sale, or, as we lovingly call it, Hotelpocalypse. On Wednesday, April 4, attendees will try for a hotel, and just like with badge sales, some attendees will walk away disappointed. Back again this year is most … Read More

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Hotelpocalypse 2018: San Diego Comic-Con Hotel Size Guide

In Badge/Hotel News, Guides by Kerry Dixon2 Comments

Hotelpocalypse is almost upon us, and soon, the Comic-Con Gods (and time stamps, whatever) are going to determine your fate. Come April 9 and April 16 when placements are revealed, thousands of attendees will be scratching their heads, wondering, “How did I end up at that hotel?” So, for fun (and to keep you more informed), we’ve broken down the numbers on … Read More

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San Diego Comic-Con 2018 General Hotel Sale Set for April 4

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon3 Comments

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 4 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

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Remember ‘Coco’ with Patrick Ballesteros Final WonderCon Exclusive Print

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Remember me, though I have to say goodbye… Artist Patrick Ballesteros is all about making you remember your inner child – with kid-ified takes on everything from retro classics like Indiana Jones and 16 Candles, to more modern favorites like Game of Thrones and Guardians of the Galaxy. That’s why it’s only fitting that Ballesteros’ final WonderCon exclusive will make … Read More