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The line to San Diego starts this morning

Art by Thom Zahler

Art by Thom Zahler

Preregistration for the 2014 Comic-Con International in San Diego started at 9 a.m. Pacific today for those who attended the con this past July — and of course have a valid member ID/registration code.

According to many, many people on Twitter, registration seems to be progressing slowly but surely, with many excited to have bought their tickets already while others anxiously wait in the virtual line.

As Steve noted earlier this week, the purchase process has been changed from years past, adjusted with user feedback in mind. By far the largest shift in protocol is the change to a random distribution system as opposed to the first-come, first-served policy of the past.

The Comic-Con Twitter account has not been updated since 9 a.m., which is probably a good sign if you’re in the queue for tickets — no doubt the next update we’ll see will be the first notice of tickets selling out. I’ll provide updates as those occur.

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