Comic-Con 2017

Per Comic-Con, who would have thought, back in 1970 a group of comic, movie, and science fiction enthusiasts would come together to form a comic book convention? A small gathering in southern California called San Diego’s Golden State Comic-Minicon. The first event drew around 100 attendees who saw Forrest J Ackerman and Mike Royer as the con’s guest. The event raised enough funds and interest for the next convention to be larger. The second convention took place five months later and renamed San Diego’s Golden State Comic-Con. The event expanded to three days, this time over 300 people attended. Guests include were Ray BradburyJack Kirby, and A. E. van Vogt. In 1972 the named changed again, San Diego’s West Coast Comic Convention. In 1973 the name changed to San Diego Comic-Con. In 1995, the name came to be Comic-Con International: San Diego (CCI). Today we call the event Comic-Con, with the hashtag being #SDCC. [Read More]

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