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San Diego Comic-Con attendees enjoy Preview Night, July 18, 2018.

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Comic-Con To Draw Thousands Of Pop Culture Fans

By City News Service

Bryan Cranston, Olivia Munn and Sterling K. Brown will be among the stars appearing at the San Diego Convention Center Thursday for the opening day of Comic-Con International, an annual celebration of pop culture.

San Diego Comic-Con LogoComic-Con International San Diego 2018 runs from July 19 - July 22
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    Come celebrate the release of acclaimed San Diego journalist Jean Guerrero's debut book, "Crux: A Cross-Border Memoir," winner of the PEN/Fusion Emerging Writers Prize. Live performance. Book signing. Plus an art exhibit by Michelle Ruby Guerrero.

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  • Hulu's Castle Rock House

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    Open Thursday, July 19 – Sunday, July 22 at the intersection of Front Street and Island Avenue, visitors will be able to tour the town of Castle Rock‘s bed and breakfast, explore its vast forest, and more — with “surprises around every corner.”

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