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WonderPost: Artist Confirmations, Volunteering, Badge Pick-Up, TheOneRing.net, Panels, Pro Reg, Warner Archive

In General News, Panel & Autograph News, WonderCon by Kerry Dixon2 Comments

CCI’s first convention of the year is drawing closer, and we’ve got news on several aspects of the convention. The biggest news is obviously that WonderCon badges are finally available to purchase online — but it’s not the only news. Artists have confirmed their attendance, we’ve got news on panels, on how to pick up your badge, on vendors, and … Read More

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Under The Tents: Badge Pick-Up, San Diego Symphony Events, Star Wars, Power Rangers, Doug Jones, Shout! Factory

In Badge/Hotel News, Exclusives, General News, Offsites by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

Comic-Con is creeping closer, and as it does, we’re finding out more and more about what we can expect at this year’s convention. This week we have news on badge pick-up procedures, several offsite events with the San Diego Symphony, a Star Wars book that will debut at SDCC, a big Power Rangers appearance, Hellboy‘s Doug Jones, and confirmations from … Read More

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Under The Tents: Win A Trip For Two, Helix, Hot Wheels, Sherlock Party, Artist Confirmations

In Exclusives, General News, Offsites, Panel & Autograph News by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

Lately, it’s seemed like the news has been badges, badges, and more badges thanks to Preregistration (which went about as well as could be hoped for most) – but that’s not the only thing going on in the world of Comic-Con. Already we’ve had more artist confirmations, the promise of another Sherlock offsite party this year, news about exclusives, and … Read More

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SDCC 2014 Badge Preregistration Date Announced for February 8 [UPDATE – Emails Going Out]

In Badge/Hotel News, General News by Kerry Dixon16 Comments

Ready your battle stations and check your e-mail, because Comic-Con International has finally announced a date for Preregistration badge sales: this Saturday, February 8th. The sale will begin “shortly after 9:00 AM Pacific Time”, though as previously reported, you’ll be able to enter the EPIC Registration landing page starting at 7 AM. You’ll need your registration code, which will be … Read More

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Under The Tents: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Shiflett Brothers, Artist Confirmations, Funko Ghostbusters, Clive Barker

In Exclusives, General News, Panel & Autograph News by Lisa McDowell1 Comment

It’s been another busy week of San Diego Comic-Con news.  Not only have the Creative Professionals had a chance to snag their badges, but we’ve also had news about the new Preregistration system that is currently being put into place for preregistration badges sales.  Among these wonderful developments that help us realize we are steadily moving closer to the main … Read More

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The Walking Dead Escape Returns to Petco Park in 2014

In General News, Offsites by Jeremy Rutz1 Comment

The Walking Dead Escape, the popular offsite event based on the hit comic and television show, will be returning to Petco Park for San Diego Comic-Con 2014. The announcement was unveiled exclusively via Entertainment Weekly yesterday, with additional news of a nationwide tour. The event, which can be described as “obstacle course meets haunted house”, gives fans three ways to … Read More

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Under The Tents: Artist Confirmations, Impractical Jokers, MattyCollector, Scott Snyder, Ghostbusters LEGO

In General News, Offsites by Kerry Dixon2 Comments

Seems like not a day goes by now without getting some news or confirmations about SDCC, though it’s still half a year away. This week, we’ve got confirmations from several artists, including fan favorite Scott Snyder, as well as news of an offsite event and a possible update on MattyCollector’s exclusives for the con. Here’s a look at what you … Read More

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San Diego Comic-Con 2014 Preregistration Tips [UPDATE 2 – How To Make The Most Of The New Process]

In Badge/Hotel News, General News, Guides by Lisa McDowell14 Comments

[Editor’s Note] We’d like to welcome our guest contributor, Lisa McDowell, with her first article! Since Comic-Con International has stated 2014 SDCC preregistration will take place soon (sometime in early 2014), the possible window of time for badge sales is starting to close in. Whether last year was your first time attending or you’ve been there from the start, we … Read More

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Editorial: The Rise and Fall of Comic Conventions?

In Editorials/Opinions, General News by Jeremy Rutz4 Comments

Believe me when I say, when you’re at the top, everyone is aiming for you. That’s how Comic-Con International must feel over the past couple of years. San Diego Comic-Con, the Grand Daddy of Comic-Cons, has operated at capacity attendance since 2007, and the difficulty in getting a badge for just a single day has caused fans to look elsewhere … Read More

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Win a SDCC Trip For Two From Sideshow Collectibles

In Badge/Hotel News, General News by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

While attendees are still anxiously awaiting news on Preregistration (which we think is all but guaranteed to take place next month in February), there’s another tactic that hopeful attendees can try to get into Comic-Con this year. Sideshow Collectibles is giving away a trip to send one lucky individual and a guest to San Diego Comic-Con, with all travel and … Read More