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Are you ready for Comic-Con International San Diego 2017? Comic-Con is an annual comic convention that takes place in San Diego,CA. This San Diego tradition began it's stride in 1970 as a group of San Diegans came together for a one-day event that was originally named Golden State Comic Book Convention. Some of the founders of Comic-Con include; Shel Dorf, Richard Alf, Mike Towry, Ken Krueger, and Greg Bear.
Comic-Con is compiled of panels, workshops, seminars and previews of upcoming feature films. During this now 4-day event, fans come together and celebrate their love for comics through costumes, participating in Q&As with famous actors or writers and even award ceremonies. In recent years many headliners of Comic Con include; Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Michael Barrier, Allen Bellman, Emily Carroll, Ben Hatke, Jim Lee, Stan Lee and so many more! Comic Con was created to celebrate not only the daring characters, but also the writers, artists, cartoonists, publishers, editors and creators behind the great comics we enjoy today!
Comic-Con 2017 is going to be just as amazing as past years with so many big name companies stepping up their game such as; Warner Bros, Lucas Film, Marvel, DC Comics, ABC, Cartoon Network and MTV. Comic-Con is a great space to connect with fellow comic enthusiasts and meet the character you know and love.
With the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con expecting to blow away past years out of the water, fans are already creating their schedules in order to maximize their time and make the most of the few days of geeked-out bliss that the universe grants them oh, but once a year. To help assist our readers, SanDiego.com has combed through the 2017 SDCC information and have compiled the need to know information to survive the Con, coming to San Diego July 20-23, 2017.
Returning Attendee: Are you a returning Comic Con fan? YES? Great! If you attended Comic-Con 2016, you may be eligible to participate in Comic-Con 2017 Returning Registration! This exciting opportunity that will be available in early 2017, so keep your eyes open for it! You will be able to purchase badges for up to three attendees including yourself.
First Time Attendee: If you are a first time attendee you will be participating in the Open Registration after Returning Registrations is complete. In order to participate in Comic-Con 2017 you must have a valid AND confirmed Comic-Con Member ID. This is very important for anyone registering for Comic-Con. You must have your very own Comic-Con member ID. So if you are purchasing badges for a friend, child or family member remember to also have their Comic-Con member ID.
If you haven't registered for a member ID make sure to do so before registration. Comic-Con 2017 Member ID Registration! Resale of badges if strictly prohibited and will result in the cancellation of your purchase and other consequences.