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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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Discount Code for SDCC and WonderCon Travelers From Uber

In Badge/Hotel News, WonderCon by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

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

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Comic-Con Survey Includes Question About Possible “Early Access” to Badge Sales

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

Yesterday, Comic-Con International sent out a survey to a handful of individuals (so don’t panic if you didn’t receive it) about the upcoming museum they’re building in Balboa Park. For the most part, the survey asked very mundane questions – for you to rate your interest in various categories of fandom (film, comics, cosplay, etc.), what you’d like to see … Read More

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

In Badge/Hotel News, General News, Interviews by Kerry Dixon2 Comments

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

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San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Open Registration Recap: It’s Beginning to Feel a Lot Like…

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon7 Comments

You can officially answer the question: Am I going to San Diego Comic-Con next year? For better or worse, several thousand Comic-Con attendees have their badges for 2018 — and several thousand more don’t yet. Open Registration for San Diego Comic-Con 2018 — the badge sale for anyone, regardless of whether they attended SDCC in 2017 or not — took … Read More

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‘Twas the Night Before SDCC 2018 Open Registration: What to Do The Night Before Prep Guide

In Badge/Hotel News, General News, Guides by Lisa McDowell2 Comments

‘Twas the Night before Comic-Con Online Open Registration and all through the net People were stressing On that you can bet! Welcome to our prep tip guide for the night before San Diego Comic-Con Online Open Registration. For years we have been stressing (no not that kind of stressing — well a little of that too) the importance of being … Read More

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Guide to San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Online Open Registration: Tips to Get Prepared

In Badge/Hotel News, General News, Guides by Lisa McDowellLeave a Comment

It is indeed the most wonderful time of the year! Not only is the holiday season upon us, but so is San Diego Comic-Con Open Registration 2018. SDCC 2018 Online Open Registration will happen on December 9, 2017 at 9AM PT.  So dip into that holiday fund and get those badge buying fingers ready! Whether this will be your first … Read More

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Volunteer Registration All Full for San Diego Comic-Con 2018

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon3 Comments

For those hoping to experience San Diego Comic-Con as a volunteer, we have some bad news for you: All spots are taken. Following last month’s Priority Volunteer Registration (for those who had volunteered in previous years or who were pre-approved), the regular Volunteer Registration (for first timers who signed up on the Interest List) has now filled up. Unlike with Priority Volunteer … Read More

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San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Open Registration Visual Guide

In Badge/Hotel News, Guides by Kerry Dixon11 Comments

It’s the most wonderful time of the year — and we don’t mean Christmas. San Diego Comic-Con Open Registration for 2018 is set for Saturday, December 9 at 9AM PT – which means that for better or worse, you’ll know soon whether you’re attending the pop culture juggernaut next year. We don’t want to scare you, but the odds of purchasing … Read More

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Open Registration for San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Set for December 9

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon17 Comments

You’ll be decking the halls with Comic-Con badges this holiday season, as Comic-Con International has just confirmed that the fourth (and please, CCI, let it be the final one) badge sale for the year will be taking place on Saturday, December 9. Yes, for those looking to score San Diego Comic-Con 2018 badges, December 9 will be your (mostly) final … Read More