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EDITORIAL: The San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel Sale Failed On Every Level – And Why That’s Not Acceptable

In Editorials/Opinions, Features by Kerry Dixon153 Comments

UPDATE: At 6:08PM PT on March 27, 2015, Comic-Con International issued this statement to us: We’re obviously disappointed the hotel sale didn’t run as smoothly as we would have liked. Our attendees are very important to us and we have worked very hard to secure more room blocks and reduced rates at area hotels. We continue to strive to provide … Read More

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Reader Poll: San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel Sale Experience

In Badge/Hotel News, Features by Kerry Dixon49 Comments

As almost anyone who participated in the San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel Sale yesterday is already aware of, the sale didn’t go as smoothly as we’d all hoped. Instead, it had some problems – but just how widespread those issues were is something that only Travel Planners knows. So we’re asking our readers about your experience during the Hotel Sale … Read More

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Hotelpocalypse 2015: A Tale of Two Forms

In Badge/Hotel News, Features by Kerry Dixon57 Comments

Although everything about San Diego Comic-Con has increased in competitiveness over the years, Hotelpocalypse really became the monster that we know today just a few short years ago. Since then, though, it’s become what we consider to be the most stressful sale relating to Comic-Con that there is – yes, even compared to Open Registration badge sales, in which we … Read More

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Poll Results: The Top San Diego Comic-Con Hotel Choices & What It Means For You

In Badge/Hotel News, Features by Kerry Dixon3 Comments

Over the weekend, 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 Tuesday’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 of … Read More

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GeekShot Exclusive Photo Series Vol. 2 (Week 11)

In Features by James RileyLeave a Comment

Welcome to the GeekShot Photo Exclusive Series. This will be a weekly post featuring cool, interesting, or just plain awesome moments we have captured during San Diego Comic-Con. Each week we’ll post a photo by Beth or James of GeekShot Photography. We may include a short story about the photo, but sometimes we’ll just let the photo speak for itself. About … Read More

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GeekShot Exclusive Photo Series Vol. 2 (Week 10)

In Features by James Riley1 Comment

Welcome to the GeekShot Photo Exclusive Series. This will be a weekly post featuring cool, interesting, or just plain awesome moments we have captured during San Diego Comic-Con. Each week we’ll post a photo by Beth or James of GeekShot Photography. We may include a short story about the photo, but sometimes we’ll just let the photo speak for itself. About … Read More

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Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion Launch Indiegogo Campaign for ‘Con Man’

In Features by Kerry Dixon3 Comments

In the world of science fiction and pop culture conventions, Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion are some of the biggest names out there (second only, possibly, to William Shatner and the sadly-departed Leonard Nimoy). Every month, it seems like one or both of them is jetting off to another convention – so it’s safe to say that the duo know … Read More