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  • Comic-Con's future: Will it remain in San Diego?

    Comic-Con's future: Will it remain in San Diego?

    Thursday, January 22 2015 10:27 AM EST2015-01-22 15:27:47 GMT
    Thursday, January 22 2015 2:24 PM EST2015-01-22 19:24:56 GMT
    Organizers of Comic-Con are facing a tough decision moving forward: keep the convention in San Diego or be lured away by Anaheim or Los Angeles. Some think the event, which started in San Diego 45 years ago, has outgrown the venue and right now plans to expand the convention center are on hold. 
    Organizers of Comic-Con are facing a tough decision moving forward: keep the convention in San Diego or be lured away by Anaheim or Los Angeles. Some think the event, which started in San Diego 45 years ago, has outgrown the venue and right now plans to expand the convention center are on hold. 
  • New Video: Car hits people during Comic-Con zombie walk

    New Video: Car hits people during Comic-Con zombie walk

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:25 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:25:01 GMT
    Monday, July 28 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-07-29 02:51:54 GMT
    Several people are recovering from injuries Monday, after a car plowed through a crowd at an intersection downtown. It happened during a Comic-Con zombie walk this weekend. 
    Several people are recovering from injuries Monday, after a car plowed through a crowd at an intersection downtown. It happened during a Comic-Con zombie walk this weekend. 
  • Clean-up after Comic-Con 2014

    Clean-up after Comic-Con 2014

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:01 PM EDT2014-07-29 01:01:14 GMT
    Monday, July 28 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-07-29 02:51:03 GMT
    After more than four days full of comics, superheroes, movies and TV shows, Comic-Con 2014 is a wrap. 
    After more than four days full of comics, superheroes, movies and TV shows, Comic-Con 2014 is a wrap. 
  • Disabled artist draws with pen in his mouth

    Disabled artist draws with pen in his mouth

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-07-28 14:42:03 GMT
    Monday, July 28 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-07-28 14:42:03 GMT
     One very talented artist inspired fans at Comic-Con by drawing comics with a pen in his mouth. 
     One very talented artist inspired fans at Comic-Con by drawing comics with a pen in his mouth. 
  • Not all fun and games: Comic-Con sexual harassment

    Not all fun and games: Comic-Con sexual harassment

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:28 PM EDT2014-07-26 01:28:45 GMT
    Friday, July 25 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:12:18 GMT
    Most of the thousands of people who attend Comic-Con leave San Diego with great memories, but the experience isn't positive for everyone. There have been reports of harassment and assault -- especially of women in costumes. 
    Most of the thousands of people who attend Comic-Con leave San Diego with great memories, but the experience isn't positive for everyone. There have been reports of harassment and assault -- especially of women in costumes. 
  • 'Game of Thrones' cast, Eisner Awards at Comic-Con Friday

    'Game of Thrones' cast, Eisner Awards at Comic-Con Friday

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:04 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:04:41 GMT
    Friday, July 25 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:07:48 GMT
    The comics industry's version of the Oscars is scheduled for Friday night at Comic-Con International, the massive celebration of the popular arts in downtown San Diego. 
    The comics industry's version of the Oscars is scheduled for Friday night at Comic-Con International, the massive celebration of the popular arts in downtown San Diego. 
  • Comic-Con 2014: The weirdest sights, and that's saying something

    Comic-Con 2014: The weirdest sights, and that's saying something

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:11 PM EDT2014-07-25 02:11:31 GMT
    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:11 PM EDT2014-07-25 02:11:31 GMT
    One thing there is no shortage of this year at Comic-Con is creative costumes. 
    One thing there is no shortage of this year at Comic-Con is creative costumes. 
  • 'Scorpion' to air Mondays this fall on CBS

    'Scorpion' to air Mondays this fall on CBS

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:08 PM EDT2014-07-25 02:08:17 GMT
    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:08 PM EDT2014-07-25 02:08:17 GMT
    CBS is increasing the suspense factor. On Thursday, Comic-Con fans got a chance to learn more about the new show "Scorpion" being added this fall. 
    CBS is increasing the suspense factor. On Thursday, Comic-Con fans got a chance to learn more about the new show "Scorpion" being added this fall. 
  • Giant creature roams the streets of Comic-Con

    Giant creature roams the streets of Comic-Con

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:01 PM EDT2014-07-25 02:01:19 GMT
    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:01 PM EDT2014-07-25 02:01:19 GMT
    A giant mechanical creature was roaming outside of Comic-Con Thursday. 
    A giant mechanical creature was roaming outside of Comic-Con Thursday. 
  • Hard Rock hosts comic book drive for US Marines

    Hard Rock hosts comic book drive for US Marines

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-07-25 01:11:33 GMT
    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-07-25 01:11:33 GMT
    In celebration of the start of Comic-Con, Hard Rock kicked off its "True Hero" comic drive Thursday for our Marines. 
    In celebration of the start of Comic-Con, Hard Rock kicked off its "True Hero" comic drive Thursday for our Marines. 
  • Faulconer, Gloria zip into Comic-Con

    Faulconer, Gloria zip into Comic-Con

    Thursday, July 24 2014 3:57 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:57:31 GMT
    Thursday, July 24 2014 3:57 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:57:31 GMT
    Talk about a dynamic duo. San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and City Council President Todd Glorida are helping kick off Comic-Con Thursday. 
    Talk about a dynamic duo. San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and City Council President Todd Glorida are helping kick off Comic-Con Thursday. 
  • Fans hop aboard exclusive train to Comic-Con

    Fans hop aboard exclusive train to Comic-Con

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:39:06 GMT
    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:03:20 GMT
    For a lucky fellowship of fans, Comic-Con is beginning early on a private train car trekking to the pop-culture convention. 
    For a lucky fellowship of fans, Comic-Con is beginning early on a private train car trekking to the pop-culture convention. 
  • Comic-Con gets under way in downtown San Diego

    Comic-Con gets under way in downtown San Diego

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:36 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:36:46 GMT
    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:55 PM EDT2014-07-24 02:55:30 GMT
    Like Batman responding to a beaming Bat signal in the sky, fans are streaming to San Diego for the 45th annual Comic-Con pop culture extravaganza. 
    Like Batman responding to a beaming Bat signal in the sky, fans are streaming to San Diego for the 45th annual Comic-Con pop culture extravaganza. 
  • Comic-Con fans hit road block over parking permits

    Comic-Con fans hit road block over parking permits

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 3:11 AM EDT2014-05-21 07:11:06 GMT
    Wednesday, May 21 2014 3:11 AM EDT2014-05-21 07:11:06 GMT
    Comic-Con fans wanting to buy advanced parking permits hit a major road block on Tuesday when the computer system crashed. 
    Comic-Con fans wanting to buy advanced parking permits hit a major road block on Tuesday when the computer system crashed. 
  • 'Conan' show coming to Comic-Con in 2015

    'Conan' show coming to Comic-Con in 2015

    Monday, April 7 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-04-08 03:18:45 GMT
    Monday, April 7 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-04-08 03:18:45 GMT
    Conan O'Brien will bring his late-night television program to downtown San Diego next year for a full week of shows during Comic-Con International, the TBS network announced Monday. 
    Conan O'Brien will bring his late-night television program to downtown San Diego next year for a full week of shows during Comic-Con International, the TBS network announced Monday. 
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