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Exclusive Merch Time Slots FAQ

The Exclusives Portal random selection process is complete! Eligible members may log in to their Comic-Con Member ID account, click the link under the “Exclusives” tab, and then select "CONFIRMED" to see if they were selected. The Exclusives Portal closed for submissions of interest on July 12, 2018 at 12:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time (PDT).
Selection for participation in exclusive merchandise purchasing time slots at Comic-Con 2018 is done ONLINE ONLY! No tickets will be distributed at the San Diego Convention Center. 
Click here for more information about exclusive merchandise purchasing time slots. For more information about exclusive signings, please click here.

 

An exclusive merchandise purchasing time slot is an opportunity to purchase exclusive merchandise from an exhibitor's booth during a specific time window (this year we welcome Funko, Hasbro, LEGO, and UCC Distributing!). In the past, fans waited in line onsite during the event for ticket distribution - now it is done online prior to the convention.

 

If you are interested in purchasing exclusive merchandise from Funko, Hasbro, LEGO, and UCC Distributing at this year’s event, you must have submitted interest in an exclusive merchandise purchasing time slot through the Exclusives Portal prior to the Juy 12 deadline.

The Exclusives Portal is now closed. There will be no further opportunities to submit interest. Fans age 13 or older with a valid Comic-Con 2018 badge associated with their Comic-Con Member ID account were eligible to submit interest. You must also have purchased or registered for a Comic-Con 2018 prior to the July 12, 2018 deadline to be eligible.

The Exclusives Portal closed on July 12, 2018 at 12:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) and the random selection process is complete. You may not submit interest in any of the exclusive merchandise purchasing time slots after this date. There will be no further opportunities to submit interest. If you missed the deadline to submit interest, or were not selected, we encourage you try again next year!

Only fans age 13 years or older, with a valid Comic-Con 2018 badge associated to their Comic-Con Member ID account who registered for or purchased a badge prior to 12:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) on July 12, 2018 were eligible to participate. The Exclusives Portal is now closed and the random selection process is complete. There will be no further opportunities to submit interest.

No. You must have a valid Comic-Con 2018 badge for the day of the exclusive merchandise purchasing time slot you wish to attend. You can only participate in an exclusive merchandise purchasing time slot if you have a badge for the day of the time slot.

No. Submitting interest in an exclusive merchandise purchasing time slot did not guarantee selection.

Exclusive merchandise purchasing time slots have no cash value and are a “place holder” hosted by the exhibitors participating at Comic-Con 2018. There was no charge for submitting interest!

The random selection process is complete! You can log in to the Exclusives Portal through your Comic-Con Member ID account and select the “CONFIRMED” tab to see if you were randomly selected. If you are selected for an exclusive merchandise purchasing time slot, you will be able to download and print your selection confirmation(s) at that time. Additional details and instructions for redemption will be included on your selection confirmation. 

It is recommended that all persons selected to participate in an exclusive merchandise purchasing time slot bring their printed selection confirmation and a valid photo ID onsite. Additional pick-up details and instructions for redemption (where to go, what to bring, etc.) will be included in your selection confirmation. If you are randomly selected, please read your selection confirmation carefully.

In the event an exclusive merchandise purchasing time slot is cancelled, for any reason, you will not be able to participate in an alternate time slot. Cancelled exclusive merchandise purchasing time slots will not be rescheduled. Exclusive merchandise purchasing time slots have no cash value and you will not be compensated.

Reselling, sharing, or transferring a Comic-Con 2018 exclusive merchandise purchasing time slot is strictly prohibited. Comic-Con 2018 exclusive merchandise purchasing time slot selection confirmations are non-transferable.