A virtual Comic-Con means opportunities, for some

Jul 22, 2020
For the first time in its 50-year history, San Diego Comic-Con has been canceled. Organizers are moving some events online.
San Diego gets about $149 million in economic benefit from Comic-Con. Pictured: Cosplayers attend the 2019 Comic-Con International.
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Comic-Con at 50: still the place for epic fandom

Jul 19, 2019
What started as a small gathering of comics enthusiasts in 1970 has turned into a massive testament to the power of fandom.
A cosplayer makes her way to the convention center during Comic-Con in San Diego, California, on Thursday.
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The extraordinary power of Comic-Con and pop culture

Jul 20, 2018
Comic-Con International: San Diego has been a mainstay for over 40 years. Why is that?
Comic fans wait outside before the start of Comic-Con International: San Diego 2010.
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