San Diego's Comic-Con International has a problem that it doesn't want to address. See, a few weeks back, a group called GeeksForCONsent launched a petition urging Comic-Con to adopt a formal harassment policy in place of the broad, basically unenforceable "code of conduct" that's currently in place. Like many conventions, SDCC has a huge problem with women -- particularly women cosplayers -- being harassed by other con-goers and dubious media "professionals", and the present policy offers victims little recourse.
If you're planning to go to each day of San Diego Comic-Con International this year, get ready to register for five different passes instead of one, catch-all badge for the entire show.
Comic-Con International's organizers have announced its registration and pricing structure for this year's convention in San Diego, and it's a real head-scratcher. Full weekend passes aren't part of the deal. Only single-day passes are available, and entrance to the customary Wednesday preview night requires registrants to buy passes for all four other days.
Attention, everyone who's registered for this year's San Diego Comic-Con International 2012: You won't be able to share your badge with friends this time around - and you might want to ensure that you're carrying a photo ID with exactly the same name as is on the badge at all times, just in case. Yes, Comic-Con
Movies: G.I. Joe: Retaliation won't be coming out on June 29 as originally planned. Paramount is moving its opening to March 29, 2013. You know, for the 3D that the kids like. Sing it with me, "G.I. N
The long and annual international nightmare that is Comic-Con registration grew even longer this morning, when the organizers of the San Diego show had to close down ticket sales for the second time this year following some unspecified technical issues
If all goes according to plan, things are going to get swanky at Comic-Con. A proposed expansion of the San Diego Convention Center includes a five-acre rooftop park, which would be amazing for taking a break from the chaos of the con floor, or for outdoor programming, or for nighttime parties, all with a gorgeous view of the San Diego bay. The design by C
Alright, let's try this again. Set your alarms for 6 a.m. (PST) on November 22, when Comic-Con International makes its second attempt to open registration for the 2011 San Diego show that runs Thursday, July 21 through Sunday, July 24. Adult attendees will be able to purchase either four-day memberships
Update: According to the official San Diego Comic-Con International website, registration for the 2011 show is on hold due to technical difficulties. A new registration date will reportedly be announced on Monday, November 8.