Just ahead of Comic-Con day one, KPBS Morning Edition's Deb Welsh talks with KPBS arts reporter — and longtime Comic-Con attendee — Beth Accomando.
Comic-Con weekend is chock-full of fun festivities for anyone and everyone.
With tickets selling out in less than seven hours this year, Comic Con is an event that many San Diegans are looking forward to. Comic-Con is expected to attract over 125,000 visitors a day and contribute millions into the the City of San Diego. How is this affecting San Diego's economy?
The dust has settled on yet another Comic-Con and it’s taken me a couple days to recuperate from Con 2010 and reflect back on the experience. Here are some favorite memories and photos.
Young girls in poofy skirts, petticoats and large bows mix with stormtroopers and superheroes at Comic-Con. A Tokyo-bred fashion style known as Lolita has a US (and San Diego!) following. Culture Lust talks to and photographs some Sweet Lolitas at this year's Comic-Con.
Culture Lust contributor - and veteran Con attendee - Aaron Watanabe offers a second dispatch from the Comic-Con trenches
The second day of this year's Comic-Con International included stormtroopers, sword fights, and really, really long lines. Check out the photo gallery!
It's "Star Wars" day at the Comic-Con International convention in downtown San Diego, where a celebrity-studded party and major comic industry awards ceremony will also be held today.
The largest pop culture convention in the world kicked off today in downtown San Diego. I spent the afternoon watching the crowds and costumes at Comic-Con. I saw zombies, protesters, and combed the streets searching for David Hasselhoff. Check out the photo gallery!
Costumed convention-goers crowded downtown San Diego Thursday for the first day of this year’s Comic-Con event. About 125,000 pop culture enthusiasts will flock to the convention center throughout the weekend. The event has come a long way since 1970.
There are plenty of Comic-Con parties to choose from this weekend, along with some good music and a children's film festival.
This week, Comic-Con International, the largest comics and pop culture convention in the world, begins at the San Diego Convention Center. Back in the early 70s, Comic-Con was a much more focused and intimate affair, started by San Diegans who love comic books and science fiction. We'll talk with three of the original founders of Comic-Con.
Well Comic-Con is now in full swing. Preview night was packed and Thursday has a promising line up of events.
A veteran Comic-Con attendee offers some sage advice for surviving four days of the pop culture extravaganza in downtown San Diego.
Tijuana filmmaker Aaron Soto loves Comic-Con. Maybe even as much as I do so when he gave me a video postcard of last year's Con, I just had to share it. Hope it gets you revved up for this year's show.