New to the Con?

First time coming to Denver Comic Con? Maybe the first time you've been to ANY comic con? This special section of our blog is dedicated to answering your questions and helping you have the best experience possible!

We’ll be posting a bunch of tips and recommendations for newcomers here leading up to the con, but remember that we also make almost all of our announcements on our social media channels. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, and subscribe to our e-mail alerts, so you don’t miss a thing.

Pick Up Your Badges Early: Shorter Lines, Less Hassle

Our early badge pickup returns for 2018! Picking up your badges early allows you to avoid the longer lines and generally larger crowds that typically occur on the days when the convention is open. Take our advice: It will make your life much easier when you arrive at...

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All Comic Cons are Not Created Equal: How DCC is Different

This topic comes up often enough that it seems like a good time to talk about it. Whether we call it “comic con” or some other name, it’s important to note that comic cons are typically not traveling shows. That is, there isn’t one comic con out there that moves from...

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Staying Overnight? It’s Tough to Beat a DCC Partner Hotel.

If you've been following our social media channels, you may have noticed that we officially unveiled our list of the 2018 DCC Partner Hotels today. Many of you have been asking for the list, so we're super excited to be able to share it with you! Are you new to the...

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What’s a Speed Pass and Should I Get One?

If you haven’t been to Denver Comic Con (DCC) before, you may be wondering what a “Speed Pass” is and what it gets you for the higher price. Below is a rundown of the big extras you receive as a Speed Pass holder. Please remember that Speed Passes have consistently...

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Bring the Kids, DCC Is Family Friendly

Wondering if you should bring the kids to DCC? The answer is definitely YES! What sets DCC apart from almost every other con is that we are produced by an educational non-profit: Pop Culture Classroom. That means we make a huge effort every year to keep your costs...

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