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Creative Professional Registration Set for October 11

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

After a sluggish start to badge and hotel sales for 2017, Comic-Con International appears to be moving the timeline up by a lot for 2018. While there’s still no date announced yet for Returning Registration for general badge holders, for the first time in our recollection, Creative Professional Registration appears to be the first badge sale to take place for next … Read More

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Volunteer Interest List for San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Now Open

In Badge/Hotel News by Andy WagnerLeave a Comment

We hope everyone is enjoying their SDCC off-season. However, it might be time for us to awaken from our Odinsleep — 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, don’t run!” to Comic-Con … Read More

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How Do I Attend San Diego Comic-Con 2018?

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon11 Comments

San Diego Comic-Con 2017 is behind us – and maybe you spent the week watching social media and thinking, “Gee, that looks fun – I’d love to attend next year!” If that’s you, then the time to start planning is actually now (no, seriously). Scoring badges to SDCC is one of the most challenging, and controversial, tasks in one’s quest … Read More

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Professional Applications Are Now Open for San Diego Comic-Con 2018

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

We’re only days away from San Diego Comic-Con 2017 — but for some, it may be time to start thinking about 2018. Applications for Professionals for both WonderCon Anaheim 2018 (March 31-April 2, 2018) and San Diego Comic-Con 2018 (July 18-July 22, 2018) are now open, and will remain open through August 16, 2017. Applications submitted after that date will … Read More

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San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Badge Design, Souvenir Book Cover Revealed

In General News by Kerry Dixon9 Comments

For those lucky individuals who received their San Diego Comic-Con badge today (and a friendly reminder to never post a photo of your badge on social media with your name showing), there was an added level of surprise: New this year, the badges appear to come in a box promoting CCHQ, and also include a commemorative Comic-Con International pin. Best … Read More

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‘Twas the Night Before SDCC Open Registration: What to Do The Night Before Prep Guide

In Guides by Lisa McDowellLeave a Comment

‘Twas the Night before Comic-Con Online Open Registration and all through the net People were stressing On that you can bet! Welcome to our prep tip guide for the night before San Diego Comic-Con Online Open Registration.  For years we have been stressing (no not that kind of stressing — well that too — but that’s not what we mean … Read More

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No Surprise: No San Diego Comic-Con Badge Resale for 2017

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon2 Comments

In news that should be a surprise to no one (but is still news), Comic-Con International confirmed today what has basically been the policy for years: That there will be no Badge Resale of returned badges for San Diego Comic-Con 2017, meaning if you don’t have a badge by the time Open Registration sells out this weekend, you’re not going … Read More

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Traveling Stories and IDW Publishing Want to Send You to Comic-Con 2017

In Badge/Hotel News, General News by Andy Wagner5 Comments

In years past, we’ve reported on contests that whisk lucky winners to sunny San Diego to attend SDCC. This year is no different, as contest announcements are beginning to surface. Local San Diegans IDW Publishing and Traveling Stories dropped a big contest announcement today with their “Ultimate San Diego Comic-Con Experience.” We're teaming up with #comiccon2017 & @IDWPublishing to make … Read More