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CCI Issues Statement Regarding Registration Technical Issues

In Badge/Hotel News, General News by Jeremy Rutz19 Comments

Comic-Con International updated its website today with a statement regarding the issues many have experienced during Saturday’s online badge registration. The statement, which appears on the “Purchase Badges” page of the official Comic-Con website, states “there was clearly an issue with some customers experiencing a frozen screen” and that they are working with EPIC Registration to investigate the issue “and hope … Read More

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Win Two 4-Day With Preview Passes to Comic-Con 2013!

In Badge/Hotel News, General News by Tony B Kim1 Comment

Looking for passes to San Diego Comic-Con this summer but missed the opportunity to purchase those much-in-demand badges last Saturday? Well, you have another chance, if you act before March 5. The Torrey Pines (La Jolla) Rotary Foundation is conducting a raffle for two passes to SDCC 2013, which includes admission to Preview Night as well as the four-day event at the San Diego Convention Center. … Read More

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SDCC Hotel Reservations Tuesday, February 26 at 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET [UPDATED]

In Badge/Hotel News by Jeremy Rutz2 Comments

Talk about taking care of business! Only two days ago, thousands scooped up the remaining badges for this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. And in a little more than a week’s time, those same folks will be scrambling for the next big derby in the SDCC sweeps – hotels. From now on, our posts should all come with the disclaimer: “Not … Read More

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Comic-Con 2013 Badge Registration Recap: The Highs and The Lows

In Badge/Hotel News, General News by Jeremy Rutz12 Comments

After months of waiting, preparation and general anxiety, the day finally came. The headlines read much like a ’50s sci-fi b-movie trailer: Thrills, chills, and yes, even a few spills. Online badge registration for San Diego Comic-Con 2013 was held yesterday for the general public, and it pretty much went off as expected. That is, more demand than supply, technical … Read More

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Get Ready: Online Badge Registration In Less Than 48 Hours!

In Badge/Hotel News, General News by Jeremy Rutz3 Comments

The day is almost upon us. For months, thousands have been anxiously awaiting for the chance to score a badge to this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Not to stress anyone out, but in less than two days, the waiting will come to an end. #dontpanic Online badge registration for SDCC 2013 will begin at 9AM PT / 12PM ET on … Read More

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SDCC Volunteering for 2013 Now Closed

In Badge/Hotel News, General News by Jeremy Rutz12 Comments

For a short time last week, Comic-Con International was taking volunteer registrations for San Diego Comic-Con through the Member ID site before the link was taken down. Since then, we’ve been getting a steady stream of requests from our readers regarding the status of volunteer registration, and when it might again become available. We asked CCI, and unfortunately if you didn’t have … Read More

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Comic-Con International’s Tax Documents Reveal Organization’s Assets, Cost of SDCC

In General News by Jeremy Rutz2 Comments

For only $8,286,895, you too can throw your own Comic-Con. That number is according to tax documents filed by Comic-Con International, the parent organization that sponsors SDCC, Wondercon and Alternative Press Expo. As CCI is a non-profit organization, it is required to make its previous three tax filings, in the form of a Form 990, available for public inspection. So let’s … Read More

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Save The Date! SDCC Badge Registration is February 16!

In Badge/Hotel News, General News by Jeremy Rutz6 Comments

It all comes down to this. In just two short weeks, the general public will finally get a shot at badges for Comic-Con 2013. Comic-Con International made the announcement this afternoon that badge registration for this year’s con will go on sale Saturday, February 16 at 12 PM ET / 9AM PT. That means in order for you to get … Read More

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NBC Universal’s “Dracula” To Take A Bite Out Of SDCC 2013?

In Offsites, Panel & Autograph News by Jeremy Rutz3 Comments

Comic-Con is becoming a year-round affair, judging from the early news we’ve been covering as of late. This time, it’s regarding the upcoming NBC Universal series Dracula, straight from showrunner and head writer Daniel Knauf (Carnivale). Yesterday, Knauf took to Twitter to unveil the cast of the upcoming fall series, which received a 10-episode order by the network last year. … Read More

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Will S.H.I.E.L.D. Be at SDCC 2013?

In Panel & Autograph News by Jeremy Rutz2 Comments

Did anyone catch Felicia Day’s live Google+ Hangout last night during her appearance on Supernatural? If not, then you owe it to yourself to run over to Geek & Sundry’s YouTube channel to check it out. Why are we mentioning this? Because it’s January and we’ll take any Comic-Con news we can get. During the live discussion, she started talking … Read More