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More Comic-Con 2013 Badges Are Available



    For those who haven’t been able to purchase a Comic-Con 2013 badge, there’s another opportunity for you to try and get your hands on one.

    Special Section: Comic-Con 2013

    Convention organizers say several thousand returned or canceled badges and other reserved badges will be for sale.

    There’s no need to be online or attempt to beat the system to try and purchase one of the limited number of badges.

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    The resale will be a random drawing.

    Of the badges available, 3,100 are Saturday badges. Badges for the entire convention, also known as 4-Day badges, are sold out.

    To enter the Comic-Con 2013 Resale Drawing, go to the event’s website and look for the blue graphic with language that says “Click Here to Enter a Drawing to be Eligible for the Comic-Con 2013 Badge Resale.”

    The deadline to enter is 10:59:59 a.m. PDT on Wednesday, June 12. Check this link for rules.

    On or before June 17th, event organizers say they will send an email to those who can purchase the badges - giving anyone time to figure out travel plans.

    Single-day passes for Thursday through Sunday are $42 for adults and $21 for juniors, U.S. military and seniors.

    The convention runs from July 18 - 21 at the San Diego Convention Center with a preview night on Wednesday, July 17.