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Comic-Con International 2016, July 21–24 at the San Diego Convention Center

Comic-Con International 2016: July 21–24 (Preview Night July 20) at the San Diego Convention Center!

Comic-Con International: San Diego returns to the San Diego Convention Center in 2016, beginning with Preview Night on Wednesday, July 20, and running Thursday, July 21 through Sunday, July 24. 2016 marks the 47th year for the show, making it the country’s longest continuously-run comics and popular arts convention.

This website—and this page in particular—is your starting point for complete information about the event. It’s a big show and it’s a big website. Bookmark this page for our latest updates, as we head towards Preview Night and the opening of Comic-Con 2016!


Latest Updates

07/22/16: 2016 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards Winners

07/21/16: Important Masquerade Information Update

07/20/16: Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award Finalists Announced

07/18/16: Child Badge Info UPDATED on Today's Toucan Tip

07/18/16: Very Important Info About Badge Pick-up and Lines in Today's Toucan Tip!

07/16/16: Parking Page Updated

07/15/16: Other Venue Schedule Pages Added: HiltonHorton GrandGrand HyattMarriott MarquisLibrary

07/15/16: 2016 Games Schedule Posted

07/15/16: Official Comic-Con App Updated

07/14/16: Conan Pop! Vinyl Figures Random Drawing Info

07/14/16: 2016 Quick Guide Now Online

07/14/16: John Barrowman to Host 2016 Eisner Awards

07/13/16: Star Trek Beyond World Premiere Ticket Drawing Info Posted

07/13/16: Outside Events Updated with New HBO Game of Thrones Activation

07/12/16: Autographs and Portfolio Review Schedules Posted

07/12/16: Toucan Track Wristband Information for Hall H Posted

07/11/16: Anime, Children's Film Festival, and Films Schedules Posted

07/11/16: Complete Program Schedule Posted

07/11/16: Hall H and Plaza Park Lines Information

07/10/16: Sunday Program Schedule Posted

07/09/16: Saturday Program Schedule Posted

07/08/16: Friday Program Schedule Posted

07/07/16: Wednesday & Thursday Program Schedules Posted

07/06/16: Badge Shipping Update

07/06/16: Guideslines for Attending Programs at Comic-Con

07/05/16: Outside Events at Comic-Con 2016

07/04/16: Badge Pick-Up Info for International Attendees

07/04/16: 2016 Restaurant Guide Now Online

07/03/16: Comic-Con 2016 Publication Covers Revealed

07/01/16: Convention Policies Update

07/01/16: CCI-IFF Schedule Updated with Descriptions

06/30/16: San Diego Central Library Programs Announced

06/29/16: First Wave of Exclusives Announced

06/28/16: Detailed info on the new Marriott Marquis Ballrooms

06/27/16: Comic-Con 2016 Campus Details

06/21/16: Exhibit Hall Map & Exhibitor Lists Online: ExhibitorsArtists' AlleySmall Press AreaFan Group Tables

06/20/16: Attendee Badges Begin Shipping This Week

06/20/16: Hotel Reservations Have Reopened

06/20/16: 2016 Toucan Tip of the Day Series Launches

06/16/16: Comic Creator Connection Registration Now Open

06/15/16: 2016 Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award Nominees

06/13/16: 2016 T-shirts & Merchandise Available for Pre-Ordering

06/10/16: 2016 Bill Finger Award Recipients Announced

06/08/16: 2016 Russ Manning Promising Newcomer Award Nominations

06/07/16: 2016 Shuttle Schedule Posted and Transportation Page Updated

06/06/16: CCI-IFF 2016 Preliminary Films Schedule and Judges Announced

06/06/16: Comic-Con 2016 Child Care Space Reservations Now Available

06/01/16: Comic-Con 2016 Coverage Begins with the Souvenir Book Cover Art

05/25/16: Comic-Con Hotels Waitlist Process Announced

05/23/16: More Masquerade Prizes Added + 2016 Event Reaches Maximum Amount of Contestants

05/20/16: World Premiere of Star Trek: Beyond at Comic-Con 2016

05/02/16: Fifteenth (and Final) Wave of 2016 Special Guests Announced

04/26/16: 2016 Russ Manning Promising Newcomer Award Call for Nominations

04/25/16: Fourteenth Wave of 2016 Special Guests Announced

04/19/16: 2016 Eisner Awards Nominations Announced

04/18/16: Thirteenth Wave of 2016 Special Guests Announced

04/11/16: Twelfth Wave of 2016 Special Guests Announced

04/04/16: Eleventh Wave of 2016 Special Guests Announced

03/30/16: Comic-Con 2016 Hotel Reservations Open Tuesday, April 5 at 9:00 AM Pacific time

03/21/16: ACE Parking Has Provided Information for their April Parking Sale for Comic-Con Attendees

03/14/16: Tenth Wave of 2016 Special Guests Announced

03/07/16: Ninth Wave of 2016 Special Guests Announced

03/03/16: Early Bird Hotel Sale Opens

02/29/16: Eighth Wave of 2016 Special Guests Announced

02/22/16: Seventh Wave of 2016 Special Guests Announced

02/17/16: Comic-Con Badge Sale: Intro to RFID

02/16/16: Comic-Con Badge Sale FAQ

02/15/16: Sixth Wave of 2016 Special Guests Announced

02/12/16: Open Registration Announced

02/11/16: Comic-Con Masquerade Rules and Entry Form Posted

02/08/16: Fifth Wave of 2016 Special Guests Announced

02/02/16: 2016 Eisner Hall of Fame Nominees Announced

02/01/16: Fourth Wave of 2016 Special Guests Announced

01/25/16: Third Wave of 2016 Special Guests Announced

01/21/16: 2016 Souvenir Book Call for Submissions

01/18/16: Second Wave of 2016 Special Guests Announced

01/12/16: 2016 Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award Call for Nominations

01/11/16: First Wave of 2016 Special Guests Announced

01/05/16: 2016 Eisner Award Call for Entries

12/18/15: 2016 Eisner Award Judges Announced

10/30/15: CCI-IFF 2016 Call for Entries Announced

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