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Volunteer Interest List for San Diego Comic-Con 2019 Opens September 20

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

We hope everyone is enjoying their SDCC off-season. However, it might be time for us to awaken from our Odinsleep — at least temporarily — especially now that we have the first news for volunteers. If you’ve been dreaming of being one of the most integral parts of San Diego Comic-Con – or if you simply want to yell “Walk, … Read More

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Your Complete Guide to San Diego Comic-Con 2018

In Badge/Hotel News, Exclusives, Features, Guides, Offsites, Panel & Autograph News by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

For those ready to ascend into the craziness that is San Diego Comic-Con, we have you covered. Everything you need to prepare yourselves can be found in the bullet points below. Download the Comic-Con International Quick Guide for 28 pages of maps, exhibitors, restaurants and more information, all in one tidy PDF! We’ll be tweeting line queues and panel news … Read More

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Comic-Con International Implementing Changes for Professional Badge-Holders for 2019

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

There are a plethora of various badge types at San Diego Comic-Con each year — but in 2019, it looks like there will be one less. New for 2019, Comic-Con International announced that they will effectively be dissolving the individual categories of “Creative Professional” and “Trade Professional”, and instead creating a new category where those individuals are simply “Professionals”. More … Read More

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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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Harbor Drive Closing to Traffic During San Diego Comic-Con, Other Security Changes Announced

In Badge/Hotel News, Features by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

The San Diego Convention Center, the City of San Diego, and the Port of San Diego announced this morning several new changes relating to traffic and attendee access/security during San Diego Comic-Con this year. New this year, Harbor Drive will be closed to vehicle traffic (including bikes, scooters, and skateboards) between First Avenue and Park Boulevard during Comic-Con during the … Read More

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San Diego Comic-Con Badges Are Finally Shipping — In This New Box [UPDATED June 16]

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When will badges be shipped? [UPDATE June 16] Badges are shipping! It looks like some went out earlier this week and have started to arrive. As expected, the badge image is from The Walking Dead as it has been every year the RFID badges have been used. Thanks to Steven DeNicola for showing us the inside of the box, which … 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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Warner TV Asia Wants to Fly You to San Diego Comic-Con 2018

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It’s not often enough we get to pass on good news for international SDCC attendees, so when we do, it’s a rare treat. Attending SDCC is hard enough for those of us who live within the continental U.S.; it’s even harder for those who live overseas. With factors like time zone differences and extra long flights, international attendees are true … Read More

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Mike’s Harder Wants to Send You to ‘Deadpool 2’ Premiere or San Diego Comic-Con

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

While today has been all about San Diego Comic-Con hotel placements, many of you are still just hoping to get a badge to this year’s event at all. If that describes you, then pay attention, because Mike’s Harder wants to send some lucky winners on a few incredible adventures this summer. Mike’s Harder is giving away several prizes during their Deadpool 2 … Read More

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Traveling Stories and IDW Publishing Want to Send You to San Diego Comic-Con 2018

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Many of you are currently biting your fingernails hoping and praying you get a hotel to San Diego Comic-Con 2018 — but what if you’re still hoping to somehow get a badge? We’ve got good news for those of you in that situation: Traveling Stories and IDW are partnering again this year to send one lucky winner to SDCC 2018. … Read More