Comic-Con starts Wednesday in San Diego with Preview Night

Comic-Con starts Wednesday in San Diego with Preview Night
Posted at 4:36 PM, Jul 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-19 19:36:01-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Excitement already on Wednesday as Comic-Con International begins handing out badges to the 130,000-plus visitors expected at the San Diego Convention Center.

Superheroes and super-villains are the headliners, with elaborate costumes only part of the fun.  Wednesday night is the preview but Thursday through Sunday it will be a party like no other in the Gaslamp District.


Just down the freeway from Hollywood, we will see movie and television stars as well as directors, animators, illustrators and more.

RELATED: Comic-Con Wednesday: Slideshow

Comic-Con began decades ago as a place for fans of Superman and Batman, and Archie and Jughead to swap stories, memories, and sometimes treasured comic books.  It’s grown into an international event; attracting visitors from across the globe.

It was sold out almost immediately but you just have to be near downtown to soak up the atmosphere.