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Bidding Farewell To Another Comic-Con: Hall H, Cosplay And A Death Star Coffee Table

July 24, 2017
By Beth Accomando

The 48th annual Comic-Con International came to a close on Sunday night. Here are a few highlights.

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San Diego Blood Bank Gets Record Number Of Donations At Comic-Con

July 24, 2017
By City News Service

More than 1,800 units of blood were collected during the four days of Comic-Con International, the San Diego Blood Bank announced Monday.

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Most Talked About Moments At Comic-Con 2017

July 23, 2017
By Elma Gonzalez

Take a look at the top trending San Diego Comic-Con 2017 moments.

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Comic-Con For Educators: Comics To The Rescue (Of English Learners And History Students)

July 21, 2017
By Megan Burks

The San Diego Central Library this year continues its tradition of melding Comic-Con and education. This weekend it will host teachers from Helix Charter High School who use comics to teach everything from algebra to French history.

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What To Expect At Comic-Con 2017: A Conversation With Organizer David Glanzer

July 21, 2017
By Beth Accomando, KPBS News

San Diego’s biggest event is underway. Comic-Con International draws more than 130,000 pop culture fans every year, and this year is no different.

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MAD Magazine Cartoonist Looks Back On 47 Years Of Comic-Con

July 21, 2017
By Katie Schoolov

A MAD Magazine cartoonist compares the first Comic-Con in 1970 to today's crowded, pop culture extravaganza.

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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.