General News

Sixth Wave of Guests for San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Revealed

Hopefully by now, you’ve heard which hotel you’ll be staying at for San Diego Comic-Con 2018 – but fear not! E-mails are still going out, and an entire second wave of e-mails will go out next Monday. However, in the mean time, let’s talk about some happier Comic-Con news: Who you’ll be seeing there. From the Toucan Blog, here’s another list ... Read More »

Under the Tents: Reverie, Her Universe, Patrick Ballesteros, Wayward Cocktails, Symbiote Studios

Now that WonderCon Anaheim 2018 is behind us, it’s time for us to focus our full attention on San Diego Comic-Con (not that it ever wavers). In this edition of Under the Tents, we have some juicy news from NBC Reverie’s Sarah Shahi, teasers from Symbiote Studios and Patrick Ballesteros, commission openings from Brian Thies, and a lot more. Here’s a ... Read More »

Fifth Wave of Guests for San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Revealed

Are you ready for the dreaded Hotelpocalypse this Wednesday, April 4? Comic-Con International may have something to take your mind off of their rapidly approaching General Hotel Sale; they’ve announced their fifth wave of guests for this year’s SDCC. From the Toucan Blog, here’s another list of Special Guests headed to SDCC 2018: Rafael Albuquerque • Artist, American Vampire, All Star Batman, Hit-Girl ... Read More »

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

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 »

San Diego Convention Center’s Upgrades Light Up San Diego

For many of us, the San Diego Convention Center is already one of our favorite sights – but it just got better. Yesterday, on February 21, the San Diego Convention Center unveiled the latest in a series of upgrades to their iconic Sails Pavilion: LED colored lights (which change color and are visible across the Gaslamp Quarter and to Coronado Bay) ... Read More »

SDCC Masquerade Entry Form and Rules For 2018 Announced

The Masquerade is one of San Diego Comic-Con’s most anticipated events, and for cosplayers hoping to be able to walk the stage in their finest, Comic-Con International today revealed details on the 44th Annual Masquerade. You can find the official rules and entry form on their site. The event, to be held on Saturday, July 21 in Ballroom 20 at ... Read More »

Fourth Wave of Guests for San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Revealed

As most of you are (im)patiently waiting for news on the General Hotel Sale (we think you’ve got a long wait ahead of you), Comic-Con International has begun announcing just who you can find at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. From the Toucan Blog, here’s another list of Special Guests headed to SDCC 2018: Marc Bernardin • Writer, The Authority, The ... Read More »