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  • Anti-Bullying Panel hosted by Pop Culture Hero

    Anti-Bullying Panel hosted by Pop Culture Hero

    Saturday, July 22 2017 3:48 PM EDT2017-07-22 19:48:37 GMT
    Saturday, July 22 2017 8:07 PM EDT2017-07-23 00:07:30 GMT

    Pop Culture Hero Coalition created the first-ever outreach against bullying at a Comic-Con in 2013, and has since participated in over 30 conventions. The group is hosting an anti-bullying panel at Comic-Con Day 3 from 2 to 3 p.m. in Room 28DE.

     

    Pop Culture Hero Coalition created the first-ever outreach against bullying at a Comic-Con in 2013, and has since participated in over 30 conventions. The group is hosting an anti-bullying panel at Comic-Con Day 3 from 2 to 3 p.m. in Room 28DE.

     
  • Stars join Morning Extra after sci-fi series "Medinah" debuts at Comic-Con

    Stars join Morning Extra after sci-fi series "Medinah" debuts at Comic-Con

    Friday, July 21 2017 2:02 PM EDT2017-07-21 18:02:43 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 2:02 PM EDT2017-07-21 18:02:43 GMT
    SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - Comic-Con fans were treated to the premiere of the first international sci-fi television series made in the Middle East on Thursday. “Medinah” takes place in part in a near-future Qatar where a sulfur dioxide missile meant to detonate in the stratosphere crashes on earth and sends the characters into an alternate universe. Stars of the show, Academy Award nominee Eric Roberts and Natasha Henstridge joined News 8 Morning Extra for some background on t... 
    SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - Comic-Con fans were treated to the premiere of the first international sci-fi television series made in the Middle East on Thursday. “Medinah” takes place in part in a near-future Qatar where a sulfur dioxide missile meant to detonate in the stratosphere crashes on earth and sends the characters into an alternate universe. Stars of the show, Academy Award nominee Eric Roberts and Natasha Henstridge joined News 8 Morning Extra for some background on t... 
  • Comic-Con museum might be coming to Balboa Park

    Comic-Con museum might be coming to Balboa Park

    Wednesday, June 8 2016 1:28 PM EDT2016-06-08 17:28:09 GMT
    Wednesday, June 8 2016 1:28 PM EDT2016-06-08 17:28:09 GMT

    A Comic-Con museum might be coming to Balboa Park, it was announced Wednesday.

     

    A Comic-Con museum might be coming to Balboa Park, it was announced Wednesday.

     
  • Comic-Con to stay in San Diego through 2015

    Comic-Con to stay in San Diego through 2015

    Thursday, September 30 2010 8:48 PM EDT2010-10-01 00:48:11 GMT
    Friday, October 1 2010 11:23 AM EDT2010-10-01 15:23:07 GMT
    The popular culture convention Comic-Con International will stay in San Diego for at least the next five years, it was reported Thursday. 
    The popular culture convention Comic-Con International will stay in San Diego for at least the next five years, it was reported Thursday. 
  • 1 arrested in scuffle at Comic-Con in San Diego

    1 arrested in scuffle at Comic-Con in San Diego

    Saturday, July 24 2010 8:16 PM EDT2010-07-25 00:16:21 GMT
    Sunday, July 25 2010 9:16 PM EDT2010-07-26 01:16:17 GMT
    Authorities say a man was arrested at Comic-Con in San Diego for injuring another man with a pen amid a crowd of thousands awaiting a film preview. 
    Authorities say a man was arrested at Comic-Con in San Diego for injuring another man with a pen amid a crowd of thousands awaiting a film preview. 
  • Samuel L. Jackson announces 'Avengers' cast at Comic-Con

    Samuel L. Jackson announces 'Avengers' cast at Comic-Con

    Sunday, July 25 2010 1:03 PM EDT2010-07-25 17:03:58 GMT
    Sunday, July 25 2010 1:03 PM EDT2010-07-25 17:03:59 GMT
    Comic book fans no longer have to imagine what it might be like to see all their favorite superheroes in one place. 
    Comic book fans no longer have to imagine what it might be like to see all their favorite superheroes in one place. 
  • Fans see 'Green Lantern' footage at 'Comic-Con'

    Fans see 'Green Lantern' footage at 'Comic-Con'

    Saturday, July 24 2010 10:49 PM EDT2010-07-25 02:49:53 GMT
    Saturday, July 24 2010 10:49 PM EDT2010-07-25 02:49:55 GMT
    Ryan Reynolds says he took the title role in "Green Lantern" to play a hero that can "throw a punch, tell a joke and kiss a girl." 
    Ryan Reynolds says he took the title role in "Green Lantern" to play a hero that can "throw a punch, tell a joke and kiss a girl." 
  • Set your phasers to fun

    Set your phasers to fun

    Saturday, July 24 2010 12:35 PM EDT2010-07-24 16:35:03 GMT
    Saturday, July 24 2010 12:55 PM EDT2010-07-24 16:55:42 GMT
    Day two of Comic-Con and, as always, hundreds if not thousands of fans dressed up for the occasion. But being a superhero or a sci-fi character isn't exactly a 24-7 job. 
    Day two of Comic-Con and, as always, hundreds if not thousands of fans dressed up for the occasion. But being a superhero or a sci-fi character isn't exactly a 24-7 job. 
  • Rogen, Gondry put their stamp on 'Green Hornet'

    Rogen, Gondry put their stamp on 'Green Hornet'

    Saturday, July 24 2010 12:10 PM EDT2010-07-24 16:10:57 GMT
    Saturday, July 24 2010 12:10 PM EDT2010-07-24 16:10:58 GMT
    Seth Rogen is a superhero who wields a blowtorch and has a Chrysler equipped with hood-mounted machine guns in "The Green Hornet." 
    Seth Rogen is a superhero who wields a blowtorch and has a Chrysler equipped with hood-mounted machine guns in "The Green Hornet." 
  • Book 'em Danno: Hawaii Five-0 is back

    Book 'em Danno: Hawaii Five-0 is back

    Friday, July 23 2010 10:44 PM EDT2010-07-24 02:44:19 GMT
    Friday, July 23 2010 10:55 PM EDT2010-07-24 02:55:05 GMT
    It's a modern-day version of a really cool cop show. Hawaii Five-0 follows the adventures of an elite police group that fights dangerous criminals in a tropical paradise. 
    It's a modern-day version of a really cool cop show. Hawaii Five-0 follows the adventures of an elite police group that fights dangerous criminals in a tropical paradise. 
  • Jeff's Comic-Con celebrity search

    Jeff's Comic-Con celebrity search

    Friday, July 23 2010 1:35 PM EDT2010-07-23 17:35:29 GMT
    Friday, July 23 2010 2:34 PM EDT2010-07-23 18:34:30 GMT
    News 8's Jeff Zevely was a man on a mission Thursday at Comic-Con trying to find as many stars as possible. 
    News 8's Jeff Zevely was a man on a mission Thursday at Comic-Con trying to find as many stars as possible. 
  • 'Scott Pilgrim' creates Comic-Con pandemonium

    'Scott Pilgrim' creates Comic-Con pandemonium

    Friday, July 23 2010 1:37 PM EDT2010-07-23 17:37:33 GMT
    Friday, July 23 2010 1:38 PM EDT2010-07-23 17:38:07 GMT
    "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" won over Comic-Con. 
    "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" won over Comic-Con. 
  • New 3-D 'Tron' film wows Comic-Con with footage

    New 3-D 'Tron' film wows Comic-Con with footage

    Friday, July 23 2010 4:42 AM EDT2010-07-23 08:42:10 GMT
    Friday, July 23 2010 4:42 AM EDT2010-07-23 08:42:20 GMT
    The follow-up film to 1982's "Tron" wowed the high-tech crowd at Comic-Con. 
    The follow-up film to 1982's "Tron" wowed the high-tech crowd at Comic-Con. 
  • Stallone, Austin and Lundgren toughen up Comic-Con

    Stallone, Austin and Lundgren toughen up Comic-Con

    Friday, July 23 2010 4:31 AM EDT2010-07-23 08:31:07 GMT
    Friday, July 23 2010 4:33 AM EDT2010-07-23 08:33:20 GMT
    It started with chants of "Rocky, Rocky," and ended with Sylvester Stallone accepting accolades Thursday from the Guinness Book of World Records for creating the most 
    It started with chants of "Rocky, Rocky," and ended with Sylvester Stallone accepting accolades Thursday from the Guinness Book of World Records for creating the most successful sports franchise in film history: "Rocky." 
  • Robert Rodriguez unveils 'Machete' at Comic-Con

    Robert Rodriguez unveils 'Machete' at Comic-Con

    Friday, July 23 2010 3:44 AM EDT2010-07-23 07:44:02 GMT
    Friday, July 23 2010 3:44 AM EDT2010-07-23 07:44:02 GMT
    Robert Rodriguez loves Comic-Con, but the San Diego Convention Center is just too limiting. So the filmmaker decided to unveil his new movie, "Machete," at a street-corner party instead. 
    Robert Rodriguez loves Comic-Con, but the San Diego Convention Center is just too limiting. So the filmmaker decided to unveil his new movie, "Machete," at a street-corner party instead. 
  • The fans, the freaks, the fun: Comic-con has begun

    The fans, the freaks, the fun: Comic-con has begun

    Thursday, July 22 2010 10:07 PM EDT2010-07-23 02:07:23 GMT
    Thursday, July 22 2010 10:07 PM EDT2010-07-23 02:07:25 GMT
    Is that Batwoman and a Jedi Warrior? 
    Is that Batwoman and a Jedi Warrior? 
  • Comic-Con: Beam me up

    Comic-Con: Beam me up

    Thursday, July 22 2010 9:50 PM EDT2010-07-23 01:50:43 GMT
    Thursday, July 22 2010 9:50 PM EDT2010-07-23 01:50:44 GMT
    When it comes to Comic-Con, even the people you suspect the least are in search of their inner Trekkie. 
    When it comes to Comic-Con, even the people you suspect the least are in search of their inner Trekkie. 
  • Angelina Jolie says she was scarred by 'Salt'

    Angelina Jolie says she was scarred by 'Salt'

    Thursday, July 22 2010 6:49 PM EDT2010-07-22 22:49:31 GMT
    Thursday, July 22 2010 6:49 PM EDT2010-07-22 22:49:32 GMT
    She wasn't in 3-D. She wasn't computer generated. She wasn't even wearing a costume. 
    She wasn't in 3-D. She wasn't computer generated. She wasn't even wearing a costume. 
  • Will Ferrell launches Comic-Con with laughs

    Will Ferrell launches Comic-Con with laughs

    Thursday, July 22 2010 6:20 PM EDT2010-07-22 22:20:30 GMT
    Thursday, July 22 2010 6:20 PM EDT2010-07-22 22:20:31 GMT
    Will Ferrell kicked off Comic-Con in costume. 
    Will Ferrell kicked off Comic-Con in costume. 
  • Storm troopers get ready to invade Comic-Con

    Storm troopers get ready to invade Comic-Con

    Tuesday, July 20 2010 1:51 PM EDT2010-07-20 17:51:40 GMT
    Tuesday, July 20 2010 3:35 PM EDT2010-07-20 19:35:08 GMT
    On the outside, they all look the same: White armor, white helmets, black blaster rifles. Imperial soldiers from a galaxy far, far away, they're loyal only to the Empire and recognizable 
    On the outside, they all look the same: White armor, white helmets, black blaster rifles. Imperial soldiers from a galaxy far, far away, they're loyal only to the Empire and recognizable everywhere as "Star Wars" storm troopers. 
  • All signs point to Comic-Con invading San Diego

    All signs point to Comic-Con invading San Diego

    Tuesday, July 20 2010 3:15 PM EDT2010-07-20 19:15:54 GMT
    Tuesday, July 20 2010 3:15 PM EDT2010-07-20 19:15:56 GMT
    San Diegans are getting ready for some sight-seeing downtown. Comic-Con officially kicks off Thursday, but it appears pop culture and sci-fi fans are already invading San Diego. 
    San Diegans are getting ready for some sight-seeing downtown. Comic-Con officially kicks off Thursday, but it appears pop culture and sci-fi fans are already invading San Diego. 
  • New report finds Comic-Con has super-human impact on local economy

    New report finds Comic-Con has super-human impact on local economy

    Friday, June 25 2010 9:28 PM EDT2010-06-26 01:28:49 GMT
    Friday, June 25 2010 9:28 PM EDT2010-06-26 01:28:50 GMT
    A new report finds that Comic-Con has a much larger economic impact on San Diego's economy than previously thought. 
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  • News 8 Throwback: Celebrity sightings around San Diego through the years

    News 8 Throwback: Celebrity sightings around San Diego through the years

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:26:26 GMT

    Whether as the backdrop for a film or the location of a television special, San Diego has sparkled on screens big and small over the years.

     

    Whether as the backdrop for a film or the location of a television special, San Diego has sparkled on screens big and small over the years.

     
  • WH insists Trump's no racist as he vilifies another minority

    WH insists Trump's no racist as he vilifies another minority

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:26:09 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:00 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:00:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump, center, is flanked by White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman, left, and  then-Housing and Urban Development Secretary-designate Ben Carson as he speaks ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump, center, is flanked by White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman, left, and then-Housing and Urban Development Secretary-designate Ben Carson as he speaks ...
    Just like old times: Trump and Omarosa spar over whether he used the N-word, other allegations in her new book. 
    Just like old times: Trump and Omarosa spar over whether he used the N-word, other allegations in her new book. 
  • Judge cites casting couch's history, OKs Weinstein suit

    Judge cites casting couch's history, OKs Weinstein suit

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:38 PM EDT2018-08-14 16:38:48 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:00 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:00:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILe - In this July 9, 2018 file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives to court in New York. A New York judge cited the long history of the casting couch in Hollywood as he approved for trial the sex trafficking claims of an aspi...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILe - In this July 9, 2018 file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives to court in New York. A New York judge cited the long history of the casting couch in Hollywood as he approved for trial the sex trafficking claims of an aspi...
    A New York judge, citing the long history of the casting couch in Hollywood, says a civil lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein can proceed to trial. 
    A New York judge, citing the long history of the casting couch in Hollywood, says a civil lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein can proceed to trial. 
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