July 21 / 17
Friday is here….In this special edition of @ The Event, we’re heading over to San Diego, our last stop in the state of California. This time we’re focusing on a big event that is happening right now: Comic-Con International. Since 1970, Comic-Con has become a mecca of comics, science-fiction, film, game, art, and tv. Preview started Wednesday, July 19 and yesterday was the beginning of the event. The dates are July 19-23, 2017. Here are several other tidbits about Comic-Con.
credit source: comic-con international
MISSION STATEMENTComic-Con International: San Diego is a nonprofit educational corporation dedicated to creating awareness of, and appreciation for, comics and related popular art forms, primarily through the presentation of conventions and events that celebrate the historic and ongoing contribution of comics to art and culture.
Let’s not forget the cosplay…….
So now you have a pretty good idea what Comic-Con is. If you plan on going next year, head on over to www.comic-con.org for more information. Enjoy your Friday, be blessed. For those who are at Comic-Con, have fun, be safe!
San Diego Convention Center
111 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
image source: san diego convention center & google map