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What’s in the Box? Unboxing the SDCC 2018 Badge

In Features, Guides by Andy WagnerLeave a Comment

It feels like Christmas in June when that plain manila envelope arrives in our respective mailboxes. CCI even surprised a few lucky attendees this year who received their badge before the email letting them know it shipped. Fortunately, we can now answer the question as to when badges are shipping with more than just, “Soon.” If you haven’t gotten your … Read More

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SDCC 2018 Shuttle Map, Schedule Revealed

In Features, Guides by James RileyLeave a Comment

You’ve got a place to sleep at Comic-Con, but you still need a way to travel around the convention – and the easiest solution to that is the free Comic-Con International shuttle service – which was revealed today. The Comic Con shuttles will be running to 63 locations in downtown, Mission Valley, and hotels near the airport – so be sure … Read More

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San Diego Comic-Con Badge Types: A Guide and Overview

In Badge/Hotel News, Guides by Kerry Dixon3 Comments

An exhibitor, a creative professional, and a retailer walk into a comic convention – no, really, we’re serious. Not all badges are created equal – but just what are the differences between a General Attendee badge and a Press badge? Or a Retailer and Exhibitor? Or Trade and Creative Professional? We’ve asked one person with each type of badge to … Read More

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What To Expect: SDCC Preparation for June 2018

In Guides by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

It’s now June, and that means that we can officially state that San Diego Comic-Con is next month. Are you prepared? Well, alright, no one is probably ever completely prepared, but your best option for ensuring you make the most of the behemoth that is Comic-Con is keeping up with the important news. But don’t worry! We’ve got you covered. Here’s what you … Read More

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I Have a Badge & Hotel for San Diego Comic-Con 2018 — Now What?

In Guides by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

Yesterday, we posted our annual I Don’t Have Have A Hotel — Now What? post, to help the thousands who were shut out of the first two rounds of Hotelpocalypse placements. But what if you’re on the other side of that predicament? If you already have a badge and do have a hotel or other sleeping arrangement already squared away … 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