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Comic-Con International San Diego

Tens of thousands of people are descending on downtown San Diego this week for the annual Comic-Con International convention. It starts Thursday, July 19 and runs through Sunday, July 22. Click here for a complete list of all other Comic-Con related events.

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WonderCon Wraps Up And Comic-Con's Around The Corner

April 1
By Beth Accomando

WonderCon just wrapped up in Anaheim. Some people may not know that the pop culture convention is run by Comic-Con International, which takes place every summer in San Diego.

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Pop Culture Convention Provides Backdrop For New Novel

Aug. 29, 2018
By Beth Accomando

A pop culture convention much like Comic-Con provides the backdrop for Richard Andreoli's new novel, "Battle at the Comic Expo." He will be at Mysterious Galaxy Saturday, Sept. 1, to sign books.

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August Noir Book of The Month Club: Catching Up With James M. Cain

Aug. 13, 2018
D. A. Kolodenko

Guest blogger D.A. Kolodenko looks to James M. Cain’s "The Postman Always Rings Twice" and Marty Holland's Can-inspired "Fallen Angel" for the August Noir Book of the Month Club to complement the Film Geeks SD Noir on the Boulevard film series at Digital Gym Cinema.

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Construction Company Announced For Comic-Con Museum

Aug. 3, 2018
By City News Service

Local construction firm KCM Group announced Friday it will oversee design, permitting and building of the Comic-Con Museum, which will fill the three-story, 68,000-square-feet Balboa Park space that previously housed the San Diego Hall of Champions sports museum.

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Comic-Con Museum Makes Its Debut With Call For Ideas

July 20, 2018
By Megan Burks

San Diego’s Comic-Con Museum is making its debut at this year’s convention. It's signing up members and asking what people would like to see in the museum.

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San Diego Photojournalist Uses Work To Inspire Passion For Comics

July 20, 2018
By Matthew Bowler

KPBS Video Journalist Matt Bowler brings us the story of one woman who uses her career as a 10-News photojournalist to inspire her passion as a comic book artist.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: A Big Musical, A Small Musical And A Potter Musical

July 20, 2018
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

Three new musicals open this weekend, one based on a Disney movie, another based on an Irish indie film and the third inspired by the Harry Potter series.

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Walter White May Appear In 'Better Call Saul,' Creator Says

July 20, 2018
By Associated Press

"Breaking Bad" is gone, but Walter White may be coming back to television.

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Comic-Con Rolls Into Day Two

July 20, 2018
By City News Service

Seth Rogen, George Clinton and Joss Whedon are among the celebrities expected to make appearances Friday at the annual Comic-Con International celebration of pop culture.

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Podcast Episode 147: Comic-Con Fans And Creators

July 20, 2018
By Beth Accomando

Comic-Con, my home away from home, is this week and I wanted to provide a little insight into why it gives me such joy.

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The Legal Geeks Use Pop Culture To Teach About The Legal System

July 19, 2018
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

How accurate was the trial of the Punisher? Did Luke Skywalker have a legal obligation to save the galaxy from the First Order? Those questions will be answered by real-life judges and attorneys on panels at Comic-Con this week.

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DC Universe Sets Pricing Plan For Digital Subscription

July 19, 2018
By Associated Press

A digital subscription service for DC Comics superfans launching in the fall of 2018 has set its annual membership fee at $74.99.

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Comic-Con To Draw Thousands Of Pop Culture Fans

July 19, 2018
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.

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Harbor Drive Closed As Comic-Con Begins

July 18, 2018
By Katie Schoolov

Harbor Drive is closed to all cars, bikes, scooters and skateboards as 200,000 people are expected to descend upon San Diego for Comic-Con.

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Comic-Con's Chief Communications Officer Gives Panel Recommendations

July 18, 2018
By Beth Accomando

Meet David Glanzer, who is not only Comic-Con's chief communications and strategy officer but also a fan of pop culture.

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