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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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The Movies of San Diego Comic-Con 2018

In Panel & Autograph News by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

We all know San Diego Comic-Con is more than just comics. Yet despite all the great panels and events that happen throughout the convention, nothing gets quite the attention of a big Hollywood reveal on the stage of the Convention Center’s Hall H. Tom Hiddleston as Loki? The cast of Star Wars appearing together on a stage, followed by that epic concert? Those moments and more … Read More

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The Television Shows of SDCC 2018 — The Family Networks

In Panel & Autograph News by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

Television series comprise a huge chunk of the schedule for San Diego Comic-Con — and every year it seems like they become a larger and larger piece of the pie. The lines for Ballroom 20 rival even those of Hall H, and they won’t be getting any shorter any time soon. As the anticipation builds for the official announcements from … Read More

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SDCC 2018 Hotel Waitlist Set to Begin April 23

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

Hotelpocalypse is (almost) finally over. E-mails with instructions about this year’s hotel waitlist – which will open on Monday, April 23 – are going out now. Rooms from Hotelpocalpyse were allocated (supposedly, anyway) based on timestamp of when you entered the form to fill out your information, and then assigned in two groups, the last of which was this last Monday. … Read More

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

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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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I Didn’t Get A Hotel Room – Now What?

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

Many of you have heard about your San Diego Comic-Con 2018 hotel placement fate. Many of you… still haven’t, and onPeak has announced that round two e-mails are finished. Here’s the good news: Comic-Con said that you would be alerted “no later” than April 23 about hotel waitlist options – and there’s always options on the waitlist. However, if you’re already … Read More

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POLL RESULTS: The Top San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Hotel Choices & What It Means For You

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

Over the last two days, 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 Wednesday’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 … Read More