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Geek's Guide to San Diego Comic Con 2016

Geek's Guide to San Diego Comic Con 2016

Next week, the Bay Area will empty out as thousands of pop culture fans, comic book enthusiasts, and movie junkies make their annual pilgrimage to San Diego Comic-Con International. San Diego Comic-Con began in 1970 as a single-day event, founded by members of the comics community. The success of the one-day con sparked larger awareness and later that year, a three day convention was held, welcoming guests such as Ray Bradbury and Jack Kirby, as well as nearly three hundred attendees in the basement of a local hotel. Well, nearly 46 years later, the spirit of unity, mutual fandom, and comics appreciation remains the same while the event has grown to be the largest comic book convention in the world. In fact, San Diego Comic-Con has become ... Read more

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