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San Diego Public Library Issuing Comic-Con Themed Library Cards

San Diego Public Library Issuing Comic-Con Themed Library Cards

July 20
By KPBS News

In the spirit of Comic-Con, the San Diego Public Library is issuing new cybor-themed library cards starting Thursday, July 20.

San Diego Comic-Con Officially Kicks Off

San Diego Comic-Con Officially Kicks Off

July 20
By City News Service

Halle Barry, Colin Firth and Will Smith will be among the big-screen stars appearing at the San Diego Convention Center Thursday on the opening day of Comic-Con International, an annual celebration of pop culture.

Top 10 Comic-Con Events For Arty Geeks

Top 10 Comic-Con Events For Arty Geeks

July 18
By Nina Garin

Comic-Con brings its share of culture, comedy and creative personalities to San Diego, here is a look at the 10 best arts-inspired events.

Writer Chelsea Cain Wants More Women's Narratives In Comics

Writer Chelsea Cain Wants More Women's Narratives In Comics

July 18
By Michael Lipkin

Chelsea Cain has only written one comic book series, but she is already being called one of the best writers in the industry.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: The Comic-Con Buzz

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: The Comic-Con Buzz

July 14
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

Comic-Con may not start until next week, but there are some events happening before the big weekend, plus some sophisticated comic-related options.

San Diego Comic-Con Unveils Program Schedule

San Diego Comic-Con Unveils Program Schedule

July 10
By City News Service

The casts and creators of Netflix's "Stranger Things," HBO's "Game of Thrones" and AMC's "The Walking Dead" are among the headline appearances at this year's Comic-Con International, which will run from Thursday, July 20, to Sunday, July 23, at the San Diego Convention Center.

Mayor Faulconer: Comic-Con To Stay In San Diego Through 2021

Mayor Faulconer: Comic-Con To Stay In San Diego Through 2021

June 30
By City News Service

Comic-Con International is staying at the San Diego Convention Center through 2021, Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced Friday.

'Star Wars' Actor Mark Hamill Will Get His Own Roadway In Clairemont

'Star Wars' Actor Mark Hamill Will Get His Own Roadway In Clairemont

June 20
By City News Service

The San Diego City Council voted Tuesday to add Mark Hamill's name to a roadway in Clairemont where the "Star Wars" actor lived for part of his youth.

High Tech High Media Arts Serves Up Interactive Art Experiences

High Tech High Media Arts Serves Up Interactive Art Experiences

May 16
By Beth Accomando, Guillermo Sevilla

High Tech Media Arts graduating seniors will be holding an exhibition Tuesday night of interactive art projects connecting their lives to art movements of the past. It’s called Old School Vs. Now.

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum Premieres Chinese Typewriter Ex...

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum Premieres Chinese Typewriter Exhibit

Jan. 23
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

The machines, which were first made around the turn of the 20th century, are a technological marvel since the Chinese language has more than 70,000 characters and no alphabet.

The Creepy (And Funny) World Of 'Welcome To Night Vale'

The Creepy (And Funny) World Of 'Welcome To Night Vale'

Sept. 21
By Michael Lipkin, Tom Fudge

Night Vale is a dreamlike, desert town full of conspiracies, a mysterious glowing cloud and monstrous librarians. And it's the subject of a hit, fictional podcast.

Missed Out On Comic-Con? Get Your Geek On At Nerd Con In North County

Missed Out On Comic-Con? Get Your Geek On At Nerd Con In North County

Aug. 25
By Beth Accomando

The three-day event, which caters to the geek and cosplay community, takes over 12 acres of the California Center for the Arts in Escondido this weekend.

Comic-Con Trash Seven Times More Than Normal

Comic-Con Trash Seven Times More Than Normal

July 27
By City News Service

The Downtown San Diego Partnership reported Wednesday that workers on the organization's Clean & Safe team emptied around 6,720 bags of trash from Wednesday to Sunday — seven times more than a normal five-day period.

Sob, Sob, Another Comic-Con Come And Gone

Sob, Sob, Another Comic-Con Come And Gone

July 25
By Beth Accomando

Comic-Con 2016 wrapped Sunday night. During the four-day celebration of all things pop culture, there were hundreds of hours of programming, a film festival and the handing out of the Eisner Awards. Now it's back to the daily grind.

What To Know About Comic-Con, Day 1

What To Know About Comic-Con, Day 1

July 21
By City News Service

First-day highlights include a panel with filmmaker Oliver Stone, a world-premiere screening of the USA series "Falling Water," the 75th anniversary of Captain America, the 19th annual Superhero Kung Fu Extravaganza and the Cartoon Network Costume Ball.

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