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SDCC 2014 Badge Preregistration Date Announced for February 8 [UPDATE – Emails Going Out]

In Badge/Hotel News, General News by Kerry Dixon16 Comments

Ready your battle stations and check your e-mail, because Comic-Con International has finally announced a date for Preregistration badge sales: this Saturday, February 8th. The sale will begin “shortly after 9:00 AM Pacific Time”, though as previously reported, you’ll be able to enter the EPIC Registration landing page starting at 7 AM. You’ll need your registration code, which will be … Read More

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Under The Tents: Artist Confirmations, Impractical Jokers, MattyCollector, Scott Snyder, Ghostbusters LEGO

In General News, Offsites by Kerry Dixon2 Comments

Seems like not a day goes by now without getting some news or confirmations about SDCC, though it’s still half a year away. This week, we’ve got confirmations from several artists, including fan favorite Scott Snyder, as well as news of an offsite event and a possible update on MattyCollector’s exclusives for the con. Here’s a look at what you … Read More

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Reader Response: Preregistration Changes – Good Or Bad?

In Badge/Hotel News, Editorials/Opinions, Features by Kerry Dixon18 Comments

When Comic-Con International announced earlier this week that they would be changing the way the EPIC Registration waiting room would function, basing your place in line to purchase tickets on a randomized algorithm rather than the nano-second you arrived at the website, chaos ensued. A lot of our readers have strong opinions about whether or not the changes are positive … Read More

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Win a SDCC Trip For Two From Sideshow Collectibles

In Badge/Hotel News, General News by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

While attendees are still anxiously awaiting news on Preregistration (which we think is all but guaranteed to take place next month in February), there’s another tactic that hopeful attendees can try to get into Comic-Con this year. Sideshow Collectibles is giving away a trip to send one lucky individual and a guest to San Diego Comic-Con, with all travel and … Read More

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Professional Registration Opens January 29 – Can Pre-Reg Be Far Behind? [UPDATED]

In Badge/Hotel News by Jeremy Rutz6 Comments

With everyone on pins and needles awaiting the announcement of the postponed badge pre-registration date for San Diego Comic-Con 2014, it seems the good folks at CCI and EPIC Registration have been working hard to make forward progress, and now we have some news to show for it. Those who have applied for a badge as a creative professional received … Read More

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‘The Hunger Games’ Flying Back To SDCC

In General News, Panel & Autograph News by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

If you were anywhere near Hall H on Saturday of last year, you probably heard the crowd roaring for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and its all-star cast, including Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson (and if you weren’t or just want to re-live the moment, you can watch our video here). For a lot of attendees, it was the highlight … Read More

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‘Sleepy Hollow’ To Ride Again At SDCC

In General News, Panel & Autograph News by Kerry Dixon4 Comments

Hang on to your heads, because we’ve got our first unofficial announcement for a TV show attending San Diego Comic-Con this summer: Sleepy Hollow. The Fox Television series Sleepy Hollow premiered last summer at SDCC with a panel and a special tumblr fan event, where the cast and crew were on hand to answer questions during a screening of the … Read More

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Under the Tents: Capcom, Star Trek Bridge, Art Show, Artist Confirmations, SDCC 2015, Hercules

In Exclusives, General News by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

Comic-Con is still six months away, but it seems like everyone is already working on their plans for the convention. Already we’ve got a possible first look at a Capcom SDCC exclusive, information on how to secure an autograph table in the Sails Pavilion, more vendor and exhibit floor confirmations, news about Comic-Con’s Art Show, a book launch that will … Read More

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Under the Tents: Eisner Awards, NECA, ‘Lost’, Small Press and Studio Confirmations

In Exclusives, General News by Kerry Dixon2 Comments

Much of the U.S. is frozen solid from the polar vortex, but that isn’t stopping us from a brand-spanking new ‘Under The Tents’, our first for 2014, hints on NECA’s exclusive merchandise for this year, a potential for a big TV reunion panel, Eisner submissions, and studio and small press confirmations. Here’s the stuff you might have missed: The Small … Read More