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'Winter' Arrives At Comic-Con With 'Game Of Thrones' Panel

July 21, 2017
By City News Service

Fresh off setting record ratings for HBO in its seventh season premiere last weekend, "Game of Thrones" cast members will appear Friday at Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center.

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San Diego Public Library Issuing Comic-Con Themed Library Cards

July 20, 2017
By KPBS News

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

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Lines At Comic-Con's Hall H: Badge Of Honor Or Not Worth It?

July 20, 2017
By Elma Gonzalez

With more than 130,000 attendees every year, lines to get into Comic-Con panels can be daunting. Some fans even wait days.

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San Diego Comic-Con Officially Kicks Off

July 20, 2017
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.

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Top 10 Comic-Con Events For Arty Geeks

July 18, 2017
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.

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Writer Chelsea Cain Wants More Women's Narratives In Comics

July 18, 2017
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.

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

July 14, 2017
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.

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San Diego Comic-Con Unveils Program Schedule

July 10, 2017
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.

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

June 30, 2017
By City News Service

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

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

June 20, 2017
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.

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High Tech High Media Arts Serves Up Interactive Art Experiences

May 16, 2017
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.

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San Diego Chinese Historical Museum Premieres Chinese Typewriter Exhibit

Jan. 23, 2017
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.

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

Sept. 21, 2016
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.

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

Aug. 25, 2016
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.

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Comic-Con Trash Seven Times More Than Normal

July 27, 2016
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.